Nigeria’s billionaire businessman and President/CEO of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has topped Forbes Africa’s Billionaires list for 2020 for the ninth time in a row.
The list according to Forbes captures only eight countries who have billionaires; Egypt and South Africa are tied with five billionaires each, followed by Nigeria with four and Morocco with two.
Four Nigerian billionaires were among the Forbes Africa’s Billionaires list for 2020.
Here is the details and net worth of the four Nigerian billionaires.
- Aliko Dangote. Nigerian-born billionaire, Aliko Dangote has interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries.
Net worth: $10.1 billion
- Mike Adenuga
Mike Adenuga, second richest man in Africa
Mike Adenuga, owner of Globalcom, Nigeria’s third-largest mobile phone network, and an oil exploration firm Conoil Producing firm.
Net worth: $7.7 billion
- Abdulsamad Rabiu
Rabiu is Nigerian manufacturing mogul. He is the founder of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate active in cement production, sugar refining and real estate.
Net worth: $3.1 billion
- Folorunsho Alakija
Alakija is one of the richest black women in the world and the owner of Famfa Oil Limited, a Nigerian oil exploration company.
Net worth: $1 billion
The Richest Africans is an annual ranking of the richest African people, compiled and published by the American business magazine Forbes. It tracks the wealth of African billionaires who reside in Africa or have their primary businesses there.
Actress, Beverly Osu recounts her ordeal with SARS officials
Nollywood actress, Beverly Osu has narrated her ordeal with officials of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
According to the 28-year-old model, she was beaten up and arrested by SARS for no reason. Further adding that she was taken from Ikate to Ojuelegba around 1am and had to be bailed out 2 hours later.
Beverly, who joined the protest at Lekki toll gate also appealed to her non-Nigerian fans and family to lend their voices to the movement against police brutality and extra-judicial killings.
Her post reads,
We want a total Reformation of the Nigerian police force …
I’ve been beaten and arrested by SARS, Taken from IKATE to OJUELEGBA around 1am 🥺
I literally had to be BAILED OUT of prison after being locked up for nothing . 2 hours later #shareyourstory
To My Non – Nigerian fans & family
📍If you claim you love Nigerian Music,
You watch Nigerian Movies ,
You’re dating/married to a Nigerian, you do businesses with Nigerians
Join Us ✊🏿✊🏿
We did this for #BLM , Do this for us…
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✊🏿 We want a total Reformation of the Nigerian police force … I’ve been beaten and arrested by SARS, Taken from IKATE to OJUELEGBA around 1am 🥺 I literally had to be BAILED OUT of prison after being locked up for nothing . 2 hours later #shareyourstory To My Non – Nigerian fans & family 📍If you claim you love Nigerian Music, You watch Nigerian Movies , You’re dating/married to a Nigerian, you do businesses with Nigerians Join Us ✊🏿✊🏿 Type #ENDSARSNOW We did this for #BLM , Do this for us… #onelove #endpolicebrutality #sarsmustend #notalazynigerianyouth #wemove
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I’ve experienced #sarsbrutality that left me with a blood patch in my eye.🥺 in 2019 @nigerianpoliceforce Many have not been lucky to escape and tell the story. We must put an end to police brutality of innocent citizens. #endsars #EndOppression #EndPoliceOppression #EndPoliceBrutality #enoughsaid #Nigerianyouth
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pictured at pricey steakhouse as they celebrate David Foster and Katharine McPhee’s pregnancy news (photos)
Prince Harry and Meghan enjoyed a double date to celebrate the pregnancy of close friends David Foster, 70, and Katharine McPhee, 36.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were seen chatting with their celebrity guests on Tuesday evening, October 6, at dinner in Montecito, California, during a rare outing after it was announced the pair are expecting their first child together.
It’s the first time the couple have been seen out in Montecito since they had moved into a sprawling $14 million mansion in the Californian town near Santa Barbara.
Photos obtained by DailyMail show the foursome dining at Lucky’s Steakhouse. McPhee and Foster arrived first at Lucky’s at 7:20pm, while Harry and Meghan pulled up 10 minutes later in a chauffeured SUV with security.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pictured at pricey steakhouse as they celebrate David Foster and Katharine McPhee.
News that the 36-year-old actress is pregnant with the 70-year-old record producer’s child was confirmed by People Thursday. It will be Katharine’s first child and David’s sixth.
”Somebody’s wife”- Khafi tweets amidst rumors she and Gedoni had a private court wedding (photos)
Reality TV star, Khafi, took to her Twitter handle to let us know she is ”somebody’s wife.”
This comes amidst reports that she and Gedoni had a quiet court wedding two weeks ago.
The couple met during the Big Brother season 4 reality TV show and got engaged in December 2019.
Both Khafi and Gedoni now go about rocking ”wedding bands.”
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