BILLIONAIRE PROFILES: Aliko Dangote

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Quick Facts About Aliko Dangote
  • Aliko Dangote is Africa’s richest man
  • Dangote Industries produce over 46 million metric tons of cement annually, making them the largest producers in Africa.
  • Another of his companies, Dangote Oil Refinery in Lagos, Nigeria is nearing completion. It is said to become one of the largest in the world once completed.
  • He is the chairman and CEO of Dangote Cement.
AGE
64 years old
FAVOURITE QUOTE(S)

“I enjoy myself a lot but I derive more joy in working. I believe in hard work and one of my business success secrets is hard work. It’s hard to see a youth that will go to bed by 2am and wake up by 5am. I don’t rest until I achieve something.”

SECTOR/SOURCE OF WEALTH

Cement, Sugar, Salt, Manufacturing, Pasta, etc

EDUCATION

Bachelors Degree. Business Studies and Administration, Al-Azhar University

HOBBIES

Driving, meeting with friends, management

CITIZENSHIP

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ALIKO DANGOTE’S NET WORTH (2021)

$11.5 BILLION US DOLLARS (Forbes)

SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES

RECENTLY IN THE NEWS. . .

As reported by Tashan Deniran-Alleyne on Football London, “Arsenal’s current owner Stan Kroenke has proved unpopular with many fans since taking over at the Emirates Stadium.

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Source: NigeriaFilms

This is mainly down to a lack of investment in the first-team squad coupled with poor returns on the pitch in comparison to many of the Premier League rivals in recent years.

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However, there could be some light at the end of the tunnel as talks over a potential takeover at Arsenal could start up in the not too distant future.

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote launching a bid to takeover the Gunners appears to be edging ever closer amid The Africa Report stating his oil refinery is set to be operational in early 2021, meaning he can soon start talks with Kroenke in regards to taking control in north London..”

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