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My Bank. My Wife and The New Social Order
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My Bank. My Wife and The New Social Order

Let me first out myself. I am a former Employee of FCMB. I worked there for a bit in the securities trading arm, CSL. CSL is a legendary institution that continues to be the corner piece of the Nigerian Capital Market. I was the Head of Local Business. One thing that attracted me to the firm was its legacy. Its founder, Chief Subomi Balogun was a hero of sorts to young Stockbrokers like myself. He had built the institution from his boot straps to the behemoth it is today with over 50,000 Shareholders. My first day at work, I was taken in a ride by the then Managing Director Ladi Balogun on his way to a meeting with Aliko Dangote and in those few minutes he perfectly situated the values that drove the institution. Ethical standards and integrity were the words he kept repeating as...
Photos from the wedding of President Buhari’s daughter, Hanan
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Photos from the wedding of President Buhari’s daughter, Hanan

President Buhari and his wife, Aisha, on Friday, September 4, gave their daughter, Hanan's hand in marriage to her fiance, Turad Sha'aban.   The wedding took place in the Presidential Villa in Abuja and was attended by various dignitaries.   Guests at the wedding included Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila, Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi and wife Bisi, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote, first ladies of various states and many others.   See more photos below.  
COVID-19: Dangote Donates Lab Capable Of 400 Tests A Day To Kano
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COVID-19: Dangote Donates Lab Capable Of 400 Tests A Day To Kano

Billionaire Aliko Dangote has donated a mobile laboratory able to handle 400 samples daily to augment the testing capacity in Kano state. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje revealed this on Saturday during a press briefing organised by the state taskforce on covid-19 which took place at the Africa House in Kano. He disclosed that the test centre, with daily capacity of taking 400 samples, is expected to arrive Kano Monday. According to Ganduje, “As we are targeting more Testing Centres in the state, the richest man in Africa, Alhaji Aliko Dangote is donating Mobile Testing Centre with the capacity of testing 400 people daily. The facility is coming to Kano in the next two days, by Monday.” He lamented about the rising cases of positive COVID-19 patients in the state, describing it as “a ...
Singer, Paul Okoye Throws Jabs At Social Media Advisers
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Singer, Paul Okoye Throws Jabs At Social Media Advisers

Nigerian singer, King Rudy advises a troll (keypad advisers) who come to his page to advise him on how to spend his money. According to him, he imagined himself on his phone telling African richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote on what to do with his money and how to spend it. He said “Sometimes, I imagine myself on my keypad advising Dangote on what to do with his money and how he should spend it. Shey if I was that good as an Adviser… Why didn’t I advise myself… If you know you know… Shoutout to all keypad advisers.”   View this post on Instagram   Paul Psquare throws jabs at social media advisers A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) on Apr 25, 2020 at 12:15am PDT
‘Happy Birthday To My Godfather’ – DJ Cuppy Celebrates Aliko Dangote
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‘Happy Birthday To My Godfather’ – DJ Cuppy Celebrates Aliko Dangote

Popular entertainer, DJ Cuppy has taken to her Instagram page to celebrate her father’s friend and wealthy businessman, Aliko Dangote on his birthday. The business mogul marked his 63rd birthday on Friday. Taking to the photo-sharing app, the daughter of billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola shared photos of herself and the birthday celebrant. The disc jockey cum singer captioned the post; “Happy Birthday to my Godfather! ?? …Eating cake today for Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON!“ See the full post below: I
Buhari Celebrates Dangote At 63
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Buhari Celebrates Dangote At 63

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the rest of Nigerians in celebrating foremost Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote on the occasion of his 63rd birthday. Buhari, in a message through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, described Africa’s richest man as one who has always stood to be counted, whenever it mattered He said, “It is one thing to be so blessed, and another to use the wealth to the glory of God and for the good of humanity. “Dangote has always stood to be counted whenever it mattered, judging by his generous contributions to the fight against polio, Ebola disease, the current Coronavirus, and many other challenges which have faced Nigeria, and indeed, the African continent.” Buhari wished him a splendid day and prayed to God to grant him long...
Coronavirus: I’m negative – Dangote confirms
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Coronavirus: I’m negative – Dangote confirms

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has disclosed that he tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID–19). The billionaire disclosed this on his verified Twitter handle on Sunday. The post reads: “The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted modern society, affecting our collective health and well-being. “As a global citizen and business leader, I took the COVID-19 test and the result came back NEGATIVE.” Dangote further announced that he is leading a Coalition Against COVID-19 with other private sector leaders to support Government initiatives in the fight against COVID-19. “We are in this together, and I am optimistic we will overcome,” he added. The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Saturday confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in ...
NCDC Receives Four Ambulances From Dangote To Tackle COVID-19
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NCDC Receives Four Ambulances From Dangote To Tackle COVID-19

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has received four ambulances from billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote as part of his support in tackling the COVID-19. The NCDC confirmed this on Saturday, saying the ambulances were received by the Lagos State Ministry of Health. In a tweet, the ministry said it was grateful for the collective efforts demonstrated by the government & private sector in response to the outbreak. The donation comes a day after members of the Nigerian Private Sector Coalition Against Covid-19, donated billions of naira to curb the spread of the disease in Nigeria. They include former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Aliko Dangote, Abdulsamad Rabiu of BUA Group, Femi Otedola, Tony Elumelu (United Bank of Africa), Herbert Wigwe (Access Ban...
Buhari Praises Dangote, Elumelu, Atiku, Banks and Other For Donations
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Buhari Praises Dangote, Elumelu, Atiku, Banks and Other For Donations

BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19: PRESIDENT BUHARI THUMBS UP ELUMELU, RABIU, DANGOTE, ATIKU, BANKS, OTHERS President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted the public-spiritedness of wealthy Nigerians and organizations for standing up to be counted in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. The President commends members of the Nigerian Private Sector Coalition Against Covid-19, made of people like Aliko Dangote, Abdulsamad Rabiu of BUA Group, Femi Otedola, Tony Elumelu, Herbert Wigwe, Segun Agbaje and Jim Ovia of UBA, Access, GT, and Zenith Banks, respectively, for contributing N1 billion each, and being in the vanguard of encouraging others in the private sector to do same. UBA has equally donated the sum of N5 billion to Nigeria and Africa, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pledged N50 m...
Dangote Loses $2.5bn In One Month – Bloomberg
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Dangote Loses $2.5bn In One Month – Bloomberg

The President/Chief Executive, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, saw its total net worth drop by $2.5bn in the last 30 days, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The index, which is a ranking of the world’s 500 richest people, showed that his wealth fell from $15.9bn as of February 25, 2020, to $13.4bn on March 26. It had risen to a high of $16.5bn on January 27. He was the only Nigerian on the list of 500 billionaires and retained his position as Africa’s richest person. “Africa’s richest person controls Dangote Industries, a closely held conglomerate. The Lagos, Nigeria-based company owns sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest cement producer, Dangote Cement, which had revenue of N901.2bn ($2.5bn) in 2018. It also has interests in sugar, salt, flour, fertiliser and pack...
After N200m donation, Dangote rallies OPS against COVID-19
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After N200m donation, Dangote rallies OPS against COVID-19

Aliko Dangote and Herbert Wigwe are spearheading a coalition of Organised Private Sector, OPS, to support the Federal Government’s ongoing efforts to tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) menace sweeping across the country. This gesture is in addition to the N200 million earlier pledged by the Aliko Dangote Foundation, ADF, to help curb its spread. The initiative, which is called Coalition Against Coronavirus, COCAVID, will involve the erection of fully-equipped medical tents to house patients and serve as training, testing, isolation and treatment centres, with an additional facility also provided in Victoria Island, Lagos. The COCAVID, led by Dangote Industries Limited and Access Bank Group in collaboration with Zenith Bank, GTBank, MTN, ITB and others, is tasked with the responsibi...
Photos from IGP Muhammad Adamu Son’s Wedding
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Photos from IGP Muhammad Adamu Son’s Wedding

The wedding fatiha of Inspector General of Police Adamu Muhammad's son, Hassan and his bride Summayya Goje was held in Abuja on Saturday March 14. The wedding ceremony was attended by Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State,  Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari; Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man; and Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina state. Here are photos below;  
Dangote Loses N240 Billion in Five Hours Due to Coronavirus
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Dangote Loses N240 Billion in Five Hours Due to Coronavirus

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote suffered a huge loss due to coronavirus on Wednesday March 11, as he lost N240 billion in five hours. Dangote’s firms under the parent-company 'Dangote Group', suffered huge losses just after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared coronavirus a pandemic (spreading in multiple countries around the world at the same time). The Nation reported that Dangote Cement Plc which is Nigeria’s most capitalised quoted company and accounts for more than 20 per cent of the total market capitalisation, led the decline with the maximum daily allowable drop of 10 per cent or N17, which is equivalent to net depreciation of N289.68 billion. Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR) Plc and NASCON Allied Industries Plc lost N1.8 billion and N3.05 billion. Dangote Cemen...
President Buhari Commends Aliko Dangote for Donating N200m Towards the Fight Against Coronavirus in Nigeria
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President Buhari Commends Aliko Dangote for Donating N200m Towards the Fight Against Coronavirus in Nigeria

President Buhari has commended Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, for donating N200 million to assist in combating the influx of Covid-19 into the country. In a statement released by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the President recalled that the businessman through his foundation, the Aliko Dangote Foundation, had in the past donated N1 billion to tackle Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Africa, commending such public spiritedness to other well-to-do individuals and groups. According to President Buhari, “Hand in hand, standing shoulder to shoulder, we can confront our challenges as a country. This is a path for us all to follow as a people.” The President used the opportunity to reiterate his earlier charge that Nigerians should take the necessary hygiene precautions, rather th...
Dangote Eating Watermelon And Suya; Enjoyment Is Not Expensive
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Dangote Eating Watermelon And Suya; Enjoyment Is Not Expensive

The World Richest Black Man Eating Suya and Watermelon. The world’s richest black man shows enjoyment is not expensive by eating just suya and watermelon, washing it down with a glass of juice. Most persons feel that for one to enjoy the best things in life you have to spend extravagantly, but Aliko Dangote Africa’s richest man and the world’s richest black man proved the theory wrong by relaxing with just a plate of suya, watermelon with a glass of juice. This is a refreshment delicacy any average Nigerian man can afford, and dangote has proven enjoyment is not expensive.
Forbes 2020 World’s Richest: Only 4 Nigerians Make Exclusive Billionaires List
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Forbes 2020 World’s Richest: Only 4 Nigerians Make Exclusive Billionaires List

Forbes recently released its annual exclusive billionaires ranking with only 4 Nigerians, Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Abdul Samad Rabiu and Folorunsho Alakija making the highly coveted list. Amongst the four, Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Group retained his spot as the World’s richest black person with a fortune of USD10.1 billion. Mike Adenuga, Chairman of Globacom came in as second in Nigeria and third in Africa with a fortune of USD7.7billion whilst Abdul Samad Rabiu of BUA Group was 3rd in Nigeria and 8th in Africa with a fortune of USD3.13bn - moving up 8 places from last year’s ranking. Folorunsho Alakija of Famfa Oil completes the list of Forbes billionaires from Nigeria with a fortune of USD1bn dollars coming in at #20 in Africa. Of the four Nigerians on this year’...
Who knew Aliko Dangote Could Dance like This?
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Who knew Aliko Dangote Could Dance like This?

A rare footage of billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, showing off his dancing skills at a party has surfaced online. Aliko showed off some correct ''legwork'' as he vibed to Teni's song, Case. Watch the video below.
I Didn’t Inherit Any Money From My Father, I Built My Empire – Dangote
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I Didn’t Inherit Any Money From My Father, I Built My Empire – Dangote

 Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has revealed in a new interview that he did not inherit any penny from his father but rather built his empire from scratch. Aliko Dangote is valued at $14B by Forbes making him the 95th richest person in the world. He has the largest cement company in Africa and his refinery in Ibeju-Lekki when completed is set to be one of the largest in the world. He noted that his father was also rich but he did not allow the wealthy to get into his head as he strove to build his. Watch the video below:
I’m Buying Arsenal Football Club In 2021, After Completing My Refinery – Dangote
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I’m Buying Arsenal Football Club In 2021, After Completing My Refinery – Dangote

Nigerian billionaire and the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote has again made no secret of his desire to buy Arsenal Football Club of England. Dangote has made another statement outlining his plans to takeover from current owner Stan Kroenke The 62-year-old billionaire, who happens to be a fan of the Club has admitted that he is planning to launch a future takeover bid because of his desireto take the Club to the next level. Dangote, who is at number 136 on Forbe's rich list and owns nearly 85% of the publicly-traded Dangote Cement through a holding company. He also owns stakes in publicly-traded salt, sugar and flour manufacturing companies. According to Forbes the Dangote Refinery has been under construction for three years and is expected to be one of the world's largest ...
Aliko Dangote Plans U.S. Office To Help Diversify Wealth
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Aliko Dangote Plans U.S. Office To Help Diversify Wealth

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, plans to take office space in New York to help diversify his investments and avoid the risk of currency fluctuations on his home continent. The owner of the biggest cement company in sub-Saharan Africa will use the base and an existing one in London to become more global after the completion of a $12 billion, 650,000 barrel-a-day refinery currently under construction in Nigeria. “In Africa, you know we have issues of devaluation, so we want to really preserve some of the family’s wealth,” Dangote told Bloomberg TV’s David Rubenstein Show. The 62-year-old Nigerian businessman became $4.3 billion richer in 2019 as his fortune continued to grow on the back of investments in cement, flour and sugar. With a net worth of about $15 billion, he is ra...
Reno Omokri Reacts To Dangote’s 96th Ranking In The BBI World Richest People
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Reno Omokri Reacts To Dangote’s 96th Ranking In The BBI World Richest People

Following the latest release of world richest persons, a ranking of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, in which the Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has become the 96th richest person in the world while retaining his status as Africa’s wealthiest man with $14.8 billion. Mr Reno Omokri, an ex-aide to Nigeria's Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, reacts as he compares Aliko Dangote's 25th position in the world richest people ranking before Muhammadu Buhari came into power, which has presently seen him placed in the 96th position according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Reacting via his twitter handle, @renoomokri, Reno Omokri tweeted, "Under @GEJonathan, @AlikoDangote was the 25th richest man on Earth. Under General @MBuhari, he is the world's 96th ...
Aliko Dangote Says Apapa-oshodi Road Will Last For 40 Years When Completed
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Aliko Dangote Says Apapa-oshodi Road Will Last For 40 Years When Completed

As part of Dangote Industries Limited’s commitment to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Group President/CE of Dangote, Aliko Dangote took the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on an inspection tour of the 35-kilometre Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway currently under construction by Dangote Industries Limited. The work began in 2018, as part of a bargain between the company and the Federal Government to enjoy a 10-year tax rebate that accrues to N72.9 Billion. The road has been subjected to heavy traffic flow. An initial attempt to work on the road fell apart, it was approved for N15 Billion in 2013, work on the road stopped after the 2015 general elections. During the inspection, Fashola told members of the press, “The Federal Government is dedicated to the spe...
Dangote Refinery Will Save Nigeria $10bn – Zainab Ahmed
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Dangote Refinery Will Save Nigeria $10bn – Zainab Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said on Sunday that Dangote Refinery would save the country of $10 billion spent on crude importation when it comes on stream. She also said the refinery would create thousands of jobs for Nigerians when it becomes operational. The minister said this when she was conducted round the ongoing Dangote Petroleum Refinery, Petrochemical complex, fertilizer plant and Subsea gas pipeline projects. She also said the government would continue to provide an enabling environment for local businesses to grow. Ahmed said: “We are very confident that once Dangote refinery commences operation it will save us over $10 billion Nigeria spent on importing crude oil and also help to build local capacity and create jobs. The mon...
Aliko Dangote Celebrates Long Serving Employees
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Aliko Dangote Celebrates Long Serving Employees

The richest black man in the world and owner of Dangote Group of Companies, Alh. Aliko Dangote celebrated long-serving employees which included those that are late and those still alive. In an event which was tagged Dangote Long Service Award, which took place on the 27th of November at the Podium Lekki saw many of the long-serving employees been celebrated for their support in the growth of Dangote Groups of Company. Dangote in a statement while applauding employees said they are the greatest asset. He said, “ I am delighted to honor the commitment, dedication and loyalty of our long standing colleagues who daily uphold our principles, demonstrate our vision, and sustain our success as an organisation.” “Thank you #DangoteLongServiceAward “
Nigerian Governors Meet With Dangote & Bill Gates On Health Care
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Nigerian Governors Meet With Dangote & Bill Gates On Health Care

Some Governors in Nigeria were spotted aboard discussing with Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates on strengthening the primary healthcare and routine immunization in the country. Governors present at the meeting include kano state Governor Umar Ganduje, Governors of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor Of Sokoto,Borno, Gombe and the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State and other stakeholders. See photos
Otedola Donates N5 Billion For North-east Intervention Through Cuppy Foundation
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Otedola Donates N5 Billion For North-east Intervention Through Cuppy Foundation

Business mogul, Femi Otedola, has donated the sum of N5bn to the Cuppy Foundation, a philanthropic project of his daughter, Florence Otedola, popularly known as DJ Cuppy. Mr Otedola, who was represented by another one of his daughters, Tolani, made the announcement during the ‘Gold Gala’, an event by his daughter at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, on Sunday evening, to a standing ovation from guests in attendance. Tolani said, “My father, Mr Femi Otedola, has been at the forefront of supporting worthy causes. It is in this spirit that he will be donating the sum of N5bn to the children of Borno, Adamawa and Katsina through Save the Children.” Among the guests were Vice-President Yemi Osinbjao; CEO, Save the Children, UK, Kevin Watkins; Mr Femi Otedola; entrepreneur, Hajia Bola Shag...
Governor Kayode Fayemi Denied Entry Into The United State Of America
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Governor Kayode Fayemi Denied Entry Into The United State Of America

Governor of Ekiti State and the chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum, Dr. Fayemi has been rejected entry into the United States of America (USA). He was denied visa. It was reported that when the Chairman of Nigeria Governor Forum, was informed of the news on Wednesday, he, in full blown anger dashed out to the Embassy. He demanded for the reason he was rejected. He was told to contact the appropriate offices to further details. Dr. Fayemi was not please. Enraged, the Ekiti Governor tore the USA visa rejection documents and threw it at the Embassy officials. With this development, the previously scheduled trip to the USA with the Governors Forum in the company of Businessman Aliko Dangote to meet with Bill and Melinda Gates was cancelled. The Governor Forum in affect i...
Dangote To Renovate MKO Abiola Stadium
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Dangote To Renovate MKO Abiola Stadium

The minister for youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, has stated that foremost Nigerian businessman, Aliko Dangote, is set to renovate the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja. He made this known while fielding questions from journalists on Thursday, 7th November. His words: “Yes, Abuja is coming back up,” he said. “Already we have gotten Dangote, I can say that he has agreed to bring back the Abuja football pitch, the light and scoreboard. “Work will start in another one week or two weeks. “And we will use the same model, we will adopt the pitch model for several of our stadia. At least, the three other big ones. “We are looking at between now and March we should have four big stadia, foot scoreboard, FIFA scoreboard “And I think given time, within a year this country shoul...
SymbasErothick drools over photo of Burna Boy as she directs her attention from Dangote to him
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SymbasErothick drools over photo of Burna Boy as she directs her attention from Dangote to him

Sibongile Cummings, popularly known as SymbasErothick, has directed her attention towards Burna Boy since Africa's richest man Alh. Aliko Dangote is "always too busy" for her. The curvy Instagram model, who regularly speaks about her admiration for Dangote, turned her attention towards Burna Boy and made explicit comments about his male member. She shared a photo that shows an outline of Burna's male member then she proceeded to make comments about him sexually. She wrote: "I think it's time to break fast. is anyone hungry?? I love his music #dontyou. #sorrydangote but your always too busy for me or they keep saying I'm too muhh of a thot for you so guess what I need to have something juicy to sit on... I mean fall back on."
See Aliko Dangote’s Response To Shatta Bandle Who Claims To Be Richer Than Him
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See Aliko Dangote’s Response To Shatta Bandle Who Claims To Be Richer Than Him

The richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote responded in an interview to Shatta Bandle, popular Ghanaian dwarf who claims to be richer than him. Since then, reactions have been coming from everywhere. Teasing and reproach are not lacking in the sauce. But you have to rely on the dreaded Nigerian businessman to set the record straight. “I can not compare myself to anyone in terms of wealth. If anyone claims that he is rich than me, I do not see any harm in that. I’m not competing with anyone, “Mr. Dangote said, saying the most important thing is” I have my things and I’m happy with what I have. ” I have nothing to prove to anyone. I never looked at me. I have been recognized for the work I have done. “ In a video posted on social networks, Shatta Bandle, a Ghanaian dwarf said to be r...
Chimamanda Adichie Only Woman To Make Top 10 In 100 Most Influential Africans List
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Chimamanda Adichie Only Woman To Make Top 10 In 100 Most Influential Africans List

Multiple award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans by the Africa Report. Adichie is Number 4 on the list, and apart from Aliko Dangote who is number 1, she is the only other Nigerian in the top 10. She is also the only woman In a series of articles published on their platform, The Africa Report named the top 100 Africans “who control the levers of power across politics, business and the arts: from billionaire barons to unpredictable peacemakers and soft-power superstars”. The Africa Report said of Adichie that she “continues her stratospheric ascent and is as often seen behind a mic as in print – engaging audiences about racism, sexism and the human condition.” Adichie has received numerous awards and r...
“How I Cemented My Friendship With Aliko Dangote” – Bill Gates
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“How I Cemented My Friendship With Aliko Dangote” – Bill Gates

Have you ever met someone new and immediately felt like you could talk to them for hours? That happened the first time I met Aliko Dangote. A couple years ago, he and I ended up going to the same event in New York. A mutual friend suggested that I meet him because he knew we were both super interested in global health. So we made sure to sit next to each other at dinner. As soon as we shook hands, it was clear we had a ton in common. We both started successful businesses in the late 1970s. For our second act in life, we both chose to start foundations aimed at improving health and education. (Today, the Dangote Foundation is the largest such organization in sub-Saharan Africa.) More importantly, we both love to geek out over things that make some people’s eyes glaze over, like...
Aliko Dangote Dances Zanku To Teni’s Song In New York
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Aliko Dangote Dances Zanku To Teni’s Song In New York

Dangote was celebrated by friends and family in new York this week. He was sighted dancing zanku to teni's song 'for ur case' More here Video   View this post on Instagram   Aliko Dangote Shows Off His Dance Moves As Teni Performs In New York A post shared by GIST (@gistmore_) on Sep 26, 2019 at 9:49pm PDT
“Bill Gates Turned Me Into A Different Person” – Dangote
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“Bill Gates Turned Me Into A Different Person” – Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has said that his meeting with billionaire philanthropist, Bill Gates, turned him into a different person. Dangote said this on Wednesday as a discussant at the 2019 Goalkeepers’ event hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in New York, US. “When I started my foundation in 1994, I never realised we had this massive challenge in the health sector,” Dangote said. “Really, it was mind-boggling when we had this agreement to collaborate with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and that really opened my eyes to realise that there are a lot of challenges in health. “At that time I didn’t have the opportunity of meeting Bill but meeting Bill changed me into a different person. This is somebody that has nothing to do with us in Africa ...
UN Sec-Gen Names Dangote, Adesina, Others To Fight Global Malnutrition
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UN Sec-Gen Names Dangote, Adesina, Others To Fight Global Malnutrition

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has appointed Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and 25 others to lead the fight against global malnutrition. This was contained in a statement by the Scaling Up Nutrition SUN Movement, an initiative of the UN Secretary-General launched in 2010. According to the movement, one in three people suffer from malnutrition the world over and 149 million girls and boys are stunted, hence the job of the global leaders would be to support country-led efforts to scale up nutrition and to deliver for girls, boys and their families to ensure a world free from malnutrition by 2030. The appointments remain valid until July 2021. See the full list below: 1. Akinwumi ADESINA...
UNGA 74: President Buhari Spotted With UNGA President In New York
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UNGA 74: President Buhari Spotted With UNGA President In New York

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, visited President of the United Nation General Assembly (UNGA), Ambassador Tijjani Bande, in New York. Buhari had on Sunday night, arrived the United States (U.S.) to attend the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, which officially opened on September 17. He was received at the JF Kennedy Airport by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the President-General of the UN General Assembly. He is also expected to hold bilateral meetings with Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates on sustaining the polio-free campaign as well as issues on human capital projects and development. He had earlier delivered some lecture on behalf of the country, when he participated in the #ClimateChange Talks, among other sessions.
Aliko Dangote Takes Ice Cream, Catches Gelato Bug
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Aliko Dangote Takes Ice Cream, Catches Gelato Bug

Africa’s richest man, billionaire Aliko Dangote and his friends have joined the Gelato trend as seen in a video which shows them having some ice cream. The video was shared by billionaire Femi Otedola, the father of DJ Cuppy who recently released a new single titled Gelato. Gelato features Zanku master, Zlatan Ibile who laced the dance track with some nice rap. WATCH Video Below
Nigeria Ranks 3rd Richest Country In Africa By AfrAsia Bank (Full List)
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Nigeria Ranks 3rd Richest Country In Africa By AfrAsia Bank (Full List)

Nigeria is the third wealthiest country in Africa for 2019 — despite being home to billionaire Aliko Dangote There are two Nigerians on the list of the Forbes top 5 African billionaires ruled by Aliko Dangote. You would think this would make Nigeria the wealthiest country on the continent. The new 2019 Wealth Report compiled by AfrAsia Bank says otherwise as Nigeria is ranked as Africa’s third wealthiest nation and Lagos state the fourth wealthiest city. Nigeria is home to two of Africa’s richest people — Aliko Dangote with $10.3 billion and Mike Adenuga with $9.2 billion — as estimated by Forbes. However, data from the September 2019 Wealth Report compiled by AfrAsia Bank shows that it is not the wealthiest nation on the continent. The number one position goes to South Afr...
Xenophobia: Aliko Dangote Speaks On Reprisal Attacks
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Xenophobia: Aliko Dangote Speaks On Reprisal Attacks

Africa's richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has condemned the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. The chairman of Dangote Group also condemned the reprisal attacks being carried out by Nigerians on South African companies in the country. We had reported that properties worth millions of naira, belonging to Nigerians in South Africa, were set ablaze with many others looted by South Africans. President of the Nigeria Union in South Africa, Comrade Adetola Olubajo, said the attacks began on Sunday morning in Jeppestown area of Johannesburg. Mr Olubajo said in a statement that the mob “looted several shops owned by foreign nationals”, adding, ”but the police later dispersed the angry mob and made some arrest.” Nigerians have reacted to the attacks ...
Porn star, Afrocandy tells Otedola and Dangote to solve Nigeria’s power problem with their money instead of investing in refineries
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Porn star, Afrocandy tells Otedola and Dangote to solve Nigeria’s power problem with their money instead of investing in refineries

Afrocandy has "appealed" to Nigerian billionaires, Femi Otedola and Aliko Dangote to solve Nigeria's power problem with their money instead of investing in a refinery.   The Nigerian porn star said this in reaction to Femi Otedola's video of Aliko Dangote's $13 billion heat recovery steam generator for his refinery. Otedola had stated that the money spent on the generator by Africa's richest man, was a money well spent.   "Visiting the Aliko Dangote Wonderland today. Witness the arrival of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator for my brother’s refinery. $13 billion dollars well spent. Inspiring @aliko_dangotegcon ... F.Ote" he wrote. , Afrocandy said the billionaires could add a little more to the $13 billion to fix the power problem in the country. According to the porn...
Dangote Redeems $50,000 Pledge To Super Eagles
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Dangote Redeems $50,000 Pledge To Super Eagles

The president of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has redeemed his $50,000 pledge to the Super Eagles. Dangote, who was represented by the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), Mr. Olakunle Alake, presented the cheque to the national team officials at his office, in Ikoyi, Lagos. It would be recalled that Amaju Pinnick, the President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) had revealed during the just concluded African Cup of Nations that Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote promised $50,000 for every goal scored during their Semi-Final match against Algeria while Femi Otedola promised to pay $25,000 per goal for the same match. Dangote promised to continue his support to the development of sports in Nigeria. The Nigerian Football ...
Woman In Wheelchair Begs Dangote To Give Her The Dollar He Promised Super Eagles
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Woman In Wheelchair Begs Dangote To Give Her The Dollar He Promised Super Eagles

A woman on wheelchair suffering from spinal cord injury has begged Africa richest man, Aliko Dangote to give her the money he promised Super Eagles. The woman named Uwani Muhammad from Gombe State has been battling with the spinal cord injury for eight years after she fell from a staircase. She went to her Facebook page and sent a touching message to Dangote. Message to Aliko Dangote, help me with the dollars you have promised footballers if they come out victorious so that I can use it to nurse myself back to health It could be recalled that Aliko Dangote promised Super Eagles $50,000 for each goal they score from the quarter-finals stage of African Cup of Nation.
AFCON: Dangote, Otedola to Super Eagles: You will get $75k for every goal Scored
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AFCON: Dangote, Otedola to Super Eagles: You will get $75k for every goal Scored

Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola, Nigerian billionaires, have promised the Super Eagles $75,000 for every goal scored in their remaining games at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Dangote has promised $50,000 per goal, while Otedola pledged the sum of $25,000 for each goal scored by the Eagles. Earlier in the group stage of the 2019 AFCON, Aiteo group, one of the official sponsor of the senior men national team gave the Eagles $75,000 for the three goals scored in their 3-2 victory over Cameroon in the Round of 16. Hosea Wells Okunbo, a businessman, also pledged the sum of $20,000 per player, while Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos state governor, rewarded the team with $5,000 per player. The Gernot Rohr’s men defeated Bafana Bafana of South Africa 2-1 to qualify for the semifinals ...
Dangote To Own 50,000 Cows, Produce 500m Litres Of Milk By 2019
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Dangote To Own 50,000 Cows, Produce 500m Litres Of Milk By 2019

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, will own 50,000 cows by 2019, and produce 500 million litres of milk per year. The group, principally owned by Africa’s richest man, plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800 million in dairy production in the next three years. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates, Nigeria needs about 1.5 billion litres of milk annually. US department of agriculture also puts Nigeria’s “insufficient” milk import at $225 million per year, stating that the country’s dairy market has a potential in excess of $3 billion. With Dangote’s drive, the group will produce a third of the country’s ideal demand and nearly all of its current import. According to Bloomberg, the company seeks to expand and deal with a shortage of...