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Dangote’s son-in-law, Jamil Abubakar shares screenshot of a DM from a follower asking for $135m
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Dangote’s son-in-law, Jamil Abubakar shares screenshot of a DM from a follower asking for $135m

Jamil Abubakar, son-in-law of Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has shared screenshot of a DM he got from a follower on social media who asked him for $135m. Jamil who is the son of former IG of police, Mohammed Dikko Abubakar, revealed that he's gotten some requests in the past, but this request is the greatest of all of them. He tweeted; I mean I have received some requests in this life, but this is by far the GOAT, he is asking for $135 million USD if I’ll be kind. Sorry I have to share this one.
Czech Republic’s richest man, Petr Kellner dies in Alaska helicopter crash
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Czech Republic’s richest man, Petr Kellner dies in Alaska helicopter crash

Petr Kellner, Czech Republic’s richest man has been killed in a helicopter crash in Alaska, his financial group PPF has said “We announce with the deepest grief that, in a helicopter accident in Alaska mountains on Saturday, March 27, the founder and majority owner of the PPF group, Mr Petr Kellner, died tragically,” PPF said in a statement. The 56-year-old billionaire and four others died in the crash, whose circumstances were being investigated.. Alaska State Troopers said Kellner and other victims were aboard an Airbus AS350 B3 helicopter when it went down near Knik Glacier northeast of Anchorage at 6.35pm on Saturday, March 27. A sixth person on board was in a serious but stable condition at an Anchorage hospital, Alaska State Troopers said. The others killed wer...
Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO After 26 Years at the Helm
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Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO After 26 Years at the Helm

The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO later this year and transition to the role of executive chair, the company has announced. According to the February 2 announcement, Bezos will be replaced by Andy Jassy. Bezos has been Amazon's CEO since its founding in 1995 and grew the company from an online bookseller into a $1.7 trillion global retail and logistics Heavyweight. His replacement, Jassy has worked for Amazon since 1997 and currently serves as CEO of the company's cloud business, Amazon Web Services.. Bezos said in a letter to employees Tuesday that he is excited to take the next step. "Being the CEO of Amazon is a deep responsibility, and it's consuming," Bezos wrote. "When you have a responsibility like that, it's hard to put attention...
Europe’s wealthiest man, Bernard Arnault has Lost $30BILLION During Coronavirus Crisis
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Europe’s wealthiest man, Bernard Arnault has Lost $30BILLION During Coronavirus Crisis

Bernard Arnault, the richest man in Europe and third-richest billionaire worldwide, has lost an astonishing $30billion during the Coronavirus pandemic more than any other person in the world. The Frenchman, 71,  is the chairman and CEO of the prestigious luxury empire LVMH Moët Hennessy and oversees a portfolio of 70 luxury brands, including Louis Vuitton and Sephora. While the economy is struggling globally due to the Coronavirus pandemic, LVMH shares has plummeted by 19% in a year, Bloomberg reported. It means Arnault's net worth has plunged by a staggering $30billion, as calculated by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. It was also reported that he has lost more than any other individual in the world. As of May 6, the businessman had lost as much money as Jeff Bezos, ch...
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
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 ...
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...
Read Bill Gates’ Tear Dropping Message, When Asked If He Was The Richest Man
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Read Bill Gates’ Tear Dropping Message, When Asked If He Was The Richest Man

We all know who Bill Gate Is He is known as the father of computer. He was ones the first richest man in the world not until Jeff Bezos took the lead. There was a certain time Bill Gate was asked if there was someone richer than him. His response was heart melting. Back when Bill Gate was the richest man on earth, someone asked him ” Is there anyone richer than you in the world”? Bill Gate replied ” Yes there’s a person who is richer than me. It was when I wasn’t rich or famous. I was at the New York airport and I saw a newspaper vendor. ” I wanted to buy one newspaper and I realized I didn’t have change. So, I left the idea of buying and returned it to the vendor. I told him of not having the change. “The vendor said ‘I’m giving you this for free’, on this insistence ...
China’s Richest Man Jack Ma Donates £11m to Help Tackle Coronavirus
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China’s Richest Man Jack Ma Donates £11m to Help Tackle Coronavirus

China's richest man, Jack Ma, has donated 100 million yuan (£11 million) to help towards defeating the coronavirus disease, that has rampaged much of China, with close to 170 people already dead and over 7700 already infected. Jack Ma, who is worth £32.9 billion, owns E-commerce giants, AliBaba, and has donated the money to scientists across the world who are working towards creating a vaccine for the coronavirus while £4.4 million of the money will go to the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering. Jack Ma announced the donation on Thursday on social media platform, Weibo, stating: ‘The Jack Ma Foundation will exhaust our abilities to provide more help to the development and growth of medical science.’ Ma's foundation said it had it has donated 1...
Meet The First Person To Own 20 Century Car In Kano
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Meet The First Person To Own 20 Century Car In Kano

Ali Bin Alua ,a trans-saharan trader from Libya, was the pioneer of the great groundnut pyramid in Kano. He settled in Kano in 1878 and built the first storey building in the city. The then richest man in Northern Nigeria,in turban and sitting at the passenger seat of his 1923 Ford Model T, was also the first person to own a car in Kano. Ali Bin Alua’s Model T car, also known as Flivver, T‑Model Ford or T, and sold by the Ford Motor Company from 1908 to 1927, was the earliest effort to make a car that most people could actually buy. The then $850 Ford Model T was named the world’s most influential car of the twentieth century in an international poll, beating Mini, Citroën DS, Volkswagen Beetle and Porsche 911 to the title. Its 22-horsepower, four-cylinder engine could propel t...
Why I Have no House Outside Nigeria – Dangote
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Why I Have no House Outside Nigeria – Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has declared that he has no personal house outside Nigeria. The business mogul said this at the 2019 Mo Ibrahim Forum. Dangote hinted that he avoids luxury things “because they distract and take time”. Dangote said: “I don’t have any holiday home anywhere. I don’t have a house anywhere but I know people who are working for me…they have houses in London.” “But you see, a lot of people, even the younger ones, we need to be very careful because one of biggest issues with us as Africans is that we spend our projected incomes. “Once you start doing business [and] it starts doing well, but rather than for you to invest more in the business, you start spending thinking that profit will continue to come. “There are ups and downs in busines...
‘Even Dangote Is My Asset, I Am Richer Than Him’ – Oluwo Of Iwoland, Rasheed Akanbi
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‘Even Dangote Is My Asset, I Am Richer Than Him’ – Oluwo Of Iwoland, Rasheed Akanbi

Flamboyant monarch, Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul Rasheed Akanbi has declared himself the richest man saying, 'I want to tell you that no one is richer than the king'.   He then went on to say, 'you are all part of my assets. If the richest one is my child. Whose asset is he carrying? Even, Dangote is my asset, I am richer than him'. Read his full post below...   Unlike the Yoruba adage “Erin ki fon, ki omo re tun fon”. (Asipa owe ni) As required of a responsible, passionate and compassionate father for his subjects, i pray that, they(subjects) should be greater than me. The strength of my asset is measured by the greatness of my children. kings are fathers to all, of which their greatness is my glory. I want to tell you that no one is richer than the king. You ...
Dangote Remains Africa’s Richest Man
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Dangote Remains Africa’s Richest Man

 Alhaji Aliko Dangote has remained the richest man in Nigeria with his net worth still higher than that of Mike Adenuga.  The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has retained his position as Africa’s richest man with a $12.4billion net worth. This was contained in a new report by Forbes on Monday. Also, listed by Forbes, is the Chairman of Conoil and Globacom, Chief Mike Adenuga, whose net worth is $4.4billion. The report showed that despite losing $1.7billion in few months, Dangote has remained a strong brand, retaining his position as Africa’s wealthiest man. Adenuga was also said to have lost $1.1billion within the period. Globally, Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com Inc, is the richest man in modern history. Bezos’s fortunes jumped from $112bi...
First Photos From Africa’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote’s Daughter, Fatima’s Wedding To Jamil Abubakar
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First Photos From Africa’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote’s Daughter, Fatima’s Wedding To Jamil Abubakar

Check out the first photos from the wedding ceremony of the daughter of Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, Fatima Dangote and her husband Jamil Abubakar. It is indeed a high society wedding as it has already been dubbed as the wedding of the year even though this is just march. According to reports many heads of states and even Microsoft founder Bill Gates is set to grace the occasion. Jamil Abubakar is the son of former Inspector General of Police, M.D. Abubakar, is currently taking place in Kano state. Fatima looked beautiful in her Deola Sagoe attire. Congrats to them! See more photos below;  
I Am Not Interested In Politics – Dangote Tells PDP
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I Am Not Interested In Politics – Dangote Tells PDP

Africa richest man and billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has declared that he has no interest in politics, advising that politicians and political parties should leave him alone and stop dropping his name.  Dangote, who is the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dangote Group of Companies, specifically warned that nobody should set him on a collision course with President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The business mogul stated this while reacting to The Daily Times exclusive report that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its leaders are mounting pressures on him to come and contest for the 2019 presidential election on its platform. Dangote said: “I am not interested in politics and this is authoritative. No member of any th...

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