NASCON announces Artist Timothy Undiandeye as the winner of Dangote Salt Art Challenge 2021

Abuja based creative artist, Timothy Undiandeye, has been announced the winner of the 2021 edition of the Dangote Salt Art Challenge, a creative art competition targeted at artists across the country.

Timothy’s winning art, created using salt, “gender-based violence” targeted at women a phenomenon he said deeply rooted in gender inequality was the focus of his presentation. He was announced the winner at the prize presentation event held Saturday morning at the Lily gate Hotel, Lekki, Lagos. He received a cash prize of N500, 000.

He beat over 600 artists in a rigorous selection process, at the event; he first and second runner up in the top three category also walked away with cash prizes. In third Place Mr Taiwo Isimi, walked away with the sum of Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N200,000), First runner-up Mr Ibrahim Jamiu, walked away with Three Hundred Thousand Naira (N300,000)

The Executive Director Commercial, NASCON Allied Industries Plc (A subsidiary of Dangote Industries Limited) Hajiya Fatima Aliko-Dangote in her welcome address shared by Olusegun Ajala the Head of Marketing; she commended the artist for their outstanding entries. 

She also stated that Dangote Salt was proud to deliver an annual platform to recognize and reward the unlimited potential and creativity in Nigerian Youths.


Dangote Salt introduce The Dangote Salt Art Challenge 2021 – Unleash Your Creativity

Dangote Salt is redefining the way we engage with art in Nigeria.

Monday, 28th June 2021 Lagos: Dangote Salt calls for creative entries in the second edition of the Dangote Salt art challenge.

The opening date for the submissions is 1stof July 2021 and the closing date has been extended to the 13th of August 2021.

The Executive Director Commercial, NASCON Allied Industries Plc (A subsidiary of Dangote Industries Limited) Hajia Fatima Aliko-Dangote said that the inaugural edition of the Salt Challenge in 2020 provided an impactful platform for Art enthusiasts in Nigeria to explore their imagination, create and share artwork produced using salt.

She mentioned that the Dangote salt challenge would become an annual art challenge to highlight, reward and connect with the young art enthusiasts across the country. The challenge is holding digitally on Dangote salt social media pages.

Outlining the criteria for entry; The Head of Marketing, Mr Olusegun Ajala said that the creative “salt art” process should be recorded, photographed and submitted to the Dangote Salt social media pages (Facebook & Instagram) using the hashtag #dangotesaltartchallenge2

He also disclosed that the panel of judges for the competition would comprise of Kaduna born Multi-disciplinary artist William’s Chechet and visual artist Haneefah Adams.

The winner of the 2021 Dangote Salt Art Challenge will receive a cash price of N500, 000 and a Dangote Salt-sponsored art residency at the renowned Edo Global Art Foundation in Benin, where Mr. Enotie Ogbebor, the resident Creative Director of the Foundation, will mentor him or her.

The runner-ups will also receive a cash prize of N250, 000 and N100, 000 respectively. Dangote Salt will also provide consolation prizes for 20 other entries.

Details on terms and conditions for participation are available on Dangote Salt social media pages,

  • Instagram: @Dangote_Salt
  • Facebook: Dangote Salt

Dangote Seasoning to reward customers in Chop Life Promo

Dangote Classic Seasoning is set to reward its loyal customers in the consumer promotion tagged Dangote Seasoning Chop Life Promo with exciting gifts such as Cows, Rams, Electric Kettles, and lots more. Everyone is a winner in the Dangote Seasoning Chop Life Promo.
To win in the promotion, participants are to:
1. Buy a MINIMUM of two (2) Sachets of Dangote Classic Seasoning.
2. Take your sachets to the nearest redemption center to obtain a scratch card.
3. Scratch the card and what you see is what you WIN!
You can enter to win as many times as you wish by simply following the 3 steps above.
Other exciting prizes to be won include; Bags of Rice, Table Top Cookers, Sieves, and Millions of Naira worth of airtime.


Ayeni becomes new Chairman of NASCON Allied Industries PLC.

NASCON Allied Industries Plc has appointed Mrs. Yemisi Ayeni as its new chairman of Board of Directors.
Ayeni, a former finance director at Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and currently a council member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), emerged chairman of NASCON at the company’s board meeting held on December 15, 2015.

Also appointed to the board as non-executive directors are current chairman of Diamond Bank and facilitator at the Lagos Business School (LBS), Dr Chris Ogbechie, and an architect and a board member of Oando Foundation, Fatima Wali-Abdurrahman.

According to a statement signed by the company secretary, Mr Adedayo Samuel, The new Chairman started her career as an Audit assistant with Price Waterhouse London, before she joined Price Waterhouse Lagos. She later joined SNEPCo and earned the distinction of being the first Nigerian female ever to be appointed to the board of a Shell company in Nigeria. She is a graduate of Economics from the University of Manchester, the United Kingdom (UK), and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Ogbechie holds a First Class degree in Mechanical Engineering also from the University of Manchester. In addition, he obtained his MBA from Manchester Business School, England, and a PhD from Brunel University, England. He has almost four decades of working experience spanning across the media, manufacturing, banking, and the academia.

Wali-Abdurrahman has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture and Urban Studies from the University of Minnesota, United States, and an MSc in Economics and Management of Construction from the University College London, UK. She is currently the chief executive officer of Filmo Group of Companies, a key player in the Nigerian real estate sector. She was a former member of the Lagos State University Governing Council.

The other directors of the newly composed board of NASCON, which has Mr Paul Farrer as the managing director, include Olakunle Alake, Halima Aliko Dangote, Knut Ulvmoen, Sada Ladan-Baki, and Abdu Dantata.