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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Aliko Dangote | Billionaire Mondays SUBSCRIBE to ALUX: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNjPtOCvMrKY5eLwr_-7eUg?sub_confirmation=1 OPRAH: https://youtu.be/csfOnw-pU00 In this Alux.com video we'll try to answer the following questions: Who is Aliko Dangote? How did Aliko Dangote got rich? How did Dangote get rich? Where did Aliko Dangote got his money from? Who is the richest black person in the world? What religion is Dangote? Who is the richest man in Africa 2016? #alux #billionaire #money WATCH MORE VIDEOS ON ALUX.COM! Most Expensive Things: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ay0u3dJRZas&list=PLP35LyTOQVIu4tNnitmhUqIjySwUhfOyl Luxury Cars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5GhenZZs1k&index=1&list=PLP35LyTOQVItrVHGzdB9KY-Sbjq4gU-Ym Becoming a Billionaire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Skwfwf2SNpw&index=6&list=PLP35LyTOQVIsO8kOTx8-YOgwkGvrPtJ3M World's Richest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAy_G-1JF74&index=1&list=PLP35LyTOQVIvthSKr0S3JdjWw3qA9foBa Inspiring People: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMjO3Gg45pM&list=PLP35LyTOQVItaKCX5o3yaje6_H9D-GuEM Travel the World: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Blsz2JbdgM&t=2s&index=23&list=PLP35LyTOQVIt823Sy_C3-166RLzONbw6W Dark Luxury: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch7JWVk8Ldk&index=6&list=PLP35LyTOQVIvQU6lzpW5_lryMmdB6zncU Celebrity Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuhPRVdDli0&list=PLP35LyTOQVIuJuINlyvSU2VvP6pk9zjUk Businesses & Brands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xr2YdBz2uWk&list=PLP35LyTOQVIv0fNwEgqmkrDd9d9Nkl7dz - Follow us on INSTAGRAM for amazing visual inspiration: https://www.instagram.com/alux/ & Don't miss the latest Luxury News only on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ealuxe --- Alux.com is the largest community of luxury & fine living enthusiasts in the world. We are the #1 online resource for ranking the most expensive things in the world and frequently referenced in publications such as Forbes, USAToday, Wikipedia and many more, as the GO-TO destination for luxury content! Our website: https://www.alux.com is the largest social network for people who are passionate about LUXURY! Join today! SUBSCRIBE so you never miss another video: https://goo.gl/KPRQT8 -- To see how rich is your favorite celebrity go to: https://www.alux.com/networth/ -- For businesses inquiries we're available at: https://www.alux.com/contact/
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Alux.com (4 months ago)
Hei Aluxers, today we're gonna take a look at the Richest Man in Africa! Who should we cover next week?! Billionaire Mondays: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLP35LyTOQVIul8mdiGrMRAUWqnYr2ZwQv
danny martin (2 days ago)
ALUX please do a video on Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi
Dogo ismaVEVO (6 days ago)
Alux.com please do Mohamed dewji The richest man in Tanzania.
Sam Kiptanui (22 days ago)
+Ahmad Bugaje now done. Good suggestion.
HiLal SaLeh (22 days ago)
Came from Mansa Mosa video 😘
Pecu Alex (3 months ago)
Alux.com The main reason for his wealth falling from 25 to 12 billion and then stabilizing at 14 billions is because of the president put into power at 2015 called buhari during his tenure due to his illiterate economic policy changes (he literally didn't finish primary school) the naira fell from 125 to a dollar to about 400 at it's lowest point here dangote was 12 billion now before due to policies by the governor of the central bank of Nigeria after he was finally able to wrestle some control of the economy from the current president, he was able to stabilize the naira to about 360 to a dollar which is where dangote is 14 billion now
Kudzai Mutsvairo (4 hours ago)
Do Zimbabwean Billionaire Strive Masiyiwa aswell
Siki Seek Me (2 days ago)
This aliko dangote is functioning on bribe and monopoly
danny martin (2 days ago)
alux can you give me the name or url of the soundtrack of your video about dangote
Callistus Igboanugo (2 days ago)
Excellent video
Henry Kabwe (2 days ago)
No negatives for this good man
innocent yakubu (3 days ago)
I have respect for the man.I have followed is progress since I was 17 years old.am proud of him
Julius Foleng (6 days ago)
Being a monopoly is just a business strategy.
joshua segun (6 days ago)
Am proud of this man and i do follow is lead.
Dogo ismaVEVO (6 days ago)
If we have 15 Men like Dangote in Africa,Africa might paradise,We need men like Dangote in Africa.
Cristie A (8 days ago)
With so many Nigerians on Alux, be sure many more billionaires are on the way. You are right Alux, Dangote gets along very well with every government to monopolistic favours and trust the government heads get a slice of the business. But Nigerians are please that unlike politicians stacking up money abroad, he invests in Nigeria and creates many employment.
Chinenye Okolo (10 days ago)
I believe it is good that he does have monopoly of such industries because Nigeria needs all the help it can get and most Nigeria is having a hard time due to corruption in the various realms of money making industries. It is also overtly religious which also plays a major part in why it still holds rather retrogressive ideas and in the fact that it is a developing country. We need more men like dangote
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Adel nehikhare (11 days ago)
He's not Nigeria's first billionaire!!! Former president Sani Abacha was Nigeria's first billionaire. But Dangote was Nigeria's first legitimate billionaire though :-P
ISRAEL. Tv (11 days ago)
I think his monopoly is bad..
thetruetruth77 (12 days ago)
How can you be so rich and not care about the own poor continent????
Brian Obesi (14 days ago)
you guys should do a video about henry ford
Adhd Billionaire (15 days ago)
Not just the richest African but also the richest black man in the world that says something. 2nd richest black man as of now is also Nigerian(mike adenuga)
Sophiah Lugemwa (16 days ago)
Anyone from ug please hi to guys I wish alux to recognize us
Sophiah Lugemwa (16 days ago)
So inspiring and l wish alux to do a video about my Uganda
The M Network (16 days ago)
Only thing I felt that he did those people wrong and pushing them off the land. He could have gave them money just like we do .If it was nothing but 1000 something is better than nothing. But other than that I tip my head off to him, Very smart guy
Ingrid Tater (17 days ago)
Very good video keep them coming.
Pat Da (20 days ago)
The video sound was low. Please kindly see to it.
Ebrima Bajo (22 days ago)
Mr god bliss you
Ebrima Bajo (22 days ago)
Mr god bliss you
Laurence I. Sithole (22 days ago)
Folonrusho Alakija? She is a billionaire
Euphoric Eternity (24 days ago)
Nothing special about these people who exploit capitalism.
Kevin Asoera (26 days ago)
Finally Naija is going to have refiners in their soil, I salute u for thinking of African, the crooked politicians are busy in stealing their countries money n dumping it in western world n also Arabs countries while their citizens are struggling to survive in Europe, America, S. Arabian peninsula because their leaders are not very creative n aggressive to create jobs for the citizens instead of Investing on the citizens they are busy borrowing money from the highest bidder n turned around to share the illgoted money among themselves thereby creating depths to the nation they're only good in accumulating unnecessary title's to bully their neighbors, playing Golf with the slave master's making unnecessary friends, no good hospital's, no good research center for traditional medicine, no electricity twenty four hours to increase the power of productions of goods, no good drinking water, no good Roads, no good recreational center for elderly people, but if they died they wants to buried in NIgeria is Nigeria a burial ground? These craps need to be stopped the politicians need to grow up they are busy boosting the economy of the slave masters while their citizens are in pain crying for help.
I will be the richest man in africa one day
Wisdom Lucky Ben (29 days ago)
Nice one Alux. Dangote is a genuis
Okhai ohiwerei (1 month ago)
God bless you sir, may your business continue to grow
D'lish Donut (1 month ago)
My brothers keeper (1 month ago)
Aliko Dangote is the 24th richest man in the world; He's worth 25 billion dollars.
Adeiza Ozigi (1 month ago)
7th was a lie. No land issues. He recovered land from water through dredging activities around Lekki, Lagos where he recovered land bigger than Victoria Island in Lagos costing him billions to do. There is no preferential treatment as well. Bad and failed Nigerian competitors make up such stories
My brothers keeper (1 month ago)
Aliko Dangote is the 24th richest man in the world; He's worth 25 billion dollars.
Stephanie Mitchell (1 month ago)
No matter how rich I become, forcibly moving residents off their own property is not a good thing. It is ungodly. Find another route to go about it.
Stephanie Mitchell (1 month ago)
Aliko in banking? What's the name of the bank?
Thank you Alux. Please do more African content
My brothers keeper (1 month ago)
Aliko Dangote is the 24th richest man in the world; He's worth 25 billion dollars.
Switchtrees (1 month ago)
I have been a very passionate fan of your channel, till today when I saw this video about Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote. It is very apparent that your organisation is also guilty of the cancer that has pervaded most white-controlled media around the world; a falsified and tainted narration of the African story in all spheres. You have made various spurious allegations while still trying to hide under being transparent and unbiased. Your use of language is deceptive and hypocritical. It is noteworthy to mention that I have watched many of your videos (you can check your logs or analytics to verify that) and I have just realised that the mode of narration changed when telling the story of an African. I must say that the cancer of distorting the story of Africa and it's people by the white media which is predicated on prejudice is evident in this video. You call an item an allegation but as you continue the narration, you quickly changed the tone away from reported speech to the active which exhibit your belief in the allegation albeit failing to give any evidence to buttress it. It would be foolhardy of you to point out the positive points you gave to dilute your majorly negative-toned narrative. This is a trick which has been over-used by the white media. You make one good comment and then go on to make six negative ones about a black person or community and expect the people to appreciate you for that. That is a rather evil approach to story-telling. Let me quickly debunk your spurious allegations. - There has been NO TIME the Dangote Group was granted MONOPOLY in ANY industry in Nigeria. There has only been times the company has been the only player in certain industries only because no other person came forward to invest in that industry/sector. - You had 13 minutes to discuss the richest man in Africa and present him to the world and you still had enough time to make up to TEN unfounded allegations while mixing this with just a hint of achievements. You talked about deprivation of some people of their houses. This is BIG GAT LIE. Please present your evidence. If you are telling the world about him, why riddle it with so much UNFOUNDED ALLEGATIONS AND LIES? - Almost all items was riddled with a hint of negativity no matter how note-worthless the information is. If I say I am disappointed in your strategies, that would amount to giving you too much credit, I am not in the least surprised, this is a common practice of the white media; constantly making vile efforts to denigrate black people's achievements by craftily diluting the narrations with exaggerated allegations and negative language-play. I would advise you guys check and cleanse your notion of the black man. It seems like the cancer of prejudice against the black man is staunchly rooted in your genes that no matter how much you try to hide it, it is brought to manifest. That is even if you are trying to hide it in the least. Before I conclude, I have a question for your team, and this can go for other white-dominated media also: In all your videos I have watched, I have never heard or seen expressions like 'Richest White Person'. Is there a reason for the expression 'Richest Black Man' for Dangote? And this also goes for expressions like 'Most Influential Black Person'. I have never seen 'Most Influential White Person'. 'And so on. Why define them on the basis of colour. Why don't you do same for white people? I look forward to your reasonable response. If you guys can act noble and investigate these allegations before you spread it to the world, that'll be great.
LadyHeathersLair (1 month ago)
I don't think it is good that one person has a monopoly on anything. Because monopoly=no competition. And that means they can price the hell out of things.
James Tato (1 month ago)
Sweet voice you narrator.
Vickki Norton (2 months ago)
Mr Aliko Dangote is what hard work and dedication is about. He's blessed. Would want to see him serve his Brotherns more and care for the poor in Africa more.. That is where his fortune will be sustained. 💝🐢⛺🗼🐫🐯🐢💝
Pauline S (2 months ago)
Wonderful :-)
Rikkz Aires (2 months ago)
Alux.com, that's was just a freaky funniest thing. You guys said it is was about 15 things, but instead, it ends up on 16 facts about Aliko Dangote.🤣
Lovely Lady (2 months ago)
He is a crook too. I see he force those poor ppl out their homes for one of his developments
Lovely Lady (2 months ago)
If that’s the case I could be the richest blk woman in the world with my great ideas. I don’t have the money to push around and hire ppl!
Lovely Lady (2 months ago)
He had a simple business strategy with help he made it happen.
Hassan Ayoade (2 months ago)
I am going to read more about the Panama leak 🏃 🏃 🏃.
Larry David (2 months ago)
lol if was a Billionaire the last place on my list to vacation to or own a home would be Atlanta and not because my sister lives there😁
Neon Dawn (3 months ago)
Nigerian Power!🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬
Royaux Lifestyle (3 months ago)
Can u guys do 15 things you didn’t know about Africa and or Nigeria, South Africa, Africa millions and billions
Guru Mage (3 months ago)
Wow you really murdered the names here.... xDDDDD (I'm Nigerian I know)...
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Lala 2469 (3 months ago)
girl! stop butchering our names (I'm from Nigeria)
Pecu Alex (3 months ago)
The main reason for his wealth falling from 25 to 12 billion and then stabilizing at 14 billions is because of the president put into power at 2015 called buhari during his tenure due to his illiterate economic policy changes (he literally didn't finish primary school) the naira fell from 125 to a dollar to about 400 at it's lowest point here dangote was 12 billion now before due to policies by the governor of the central bank of Nigeria after he was finally able to wrestle some control of the economy from the current president, he was able to stabilize the naira to about 360 to a dollar which is where dangote is 14 billion now
Omonigho (3 months ago)
You are wrong it was a loan of $500000
Akintoye Marshall (3 months ago)
Alux. Please get some of your facts right!!!
Sibonga NxtDoor (3 months ago)
I knew all of these things 😕
furmegson saint juste (3 months ago)
Alux.com (3 months ago)
Tundun Coker (3 months ago)
A great business man weldone to him!
The Little I Know (3 months ago)
Politics has kept him afloat yah know... his cement too was a monopoly for so many years
Isaac Amos (3 months ago)
Where my Nigerians at
Giannis Rocopos (3 months ago)
Number 17: Aliko Dangote has put a 2020 timeline on his goal of buying Arsenal Football Club. (Forbes)
Tony Cannig (3 months ago)
Dangote and Adenuga are just two of Nigeria's billionaires. ....the fact is, Nigeria probably has more billionaires than all other African nations combined. However, most of, if not all, of these wealth are ill gotten, forcing most of these guys to fly under the rader. And then, there are others like Femi Otedola, Folorunsho Alakija, Bola Tinubu, Danjuma, Razaq Okoya and Chief Adeleke (DavidO's father ). Nigeria is a rich nation with bad leaders. Fact: South Korea at one point, used to borrow money from Nigeria, look at the two nations today ??!! God help Naija......
OVG Media (3 months ago)
this is so wrong! we have more billionaires in USD. Alakija, Otedola, get your fact right. and these are only the billionaire that have legal money.
Endoni Anthony (3 months ago)
Nice one Alux
Seun Onabanjo (3 months ago)
If you wanna talk about Nigerians, learn to pronounce the fucking names and words right
ONYEISI SUCCESS (3 months ago)
Most of your informations about my Role Model is absolutely wrong ie not $5,000 it’s #500,000 less than $1,800
Khalid HD (3 months ago)
Oh my God, I'm soo excited! He's my neighbor only 45 km away I swear it
Izuchukwu Collins (1 month ago)
I watched the video and I also took time to read several comments made. I want to add that while monopoly is bad for the nation as it kills small businesses, many people have had some opportunity one time or the other and turned to criminals enriching themselves and their families. Dangote did the following: 1. Brought revenue worth billions of dollars 2. Created a place for Nigeria in the world business market 3. Created jobs for millions of people of which many are millionaires 3. Became a support also for the people of the country through philanthropist 4. Standing in gaps where the government of the country is not measuring up. I think we should give it up for him. All these didn't just come by mistake, he proved himself. Advise: work hard and prove yourself, there is room for more billionaires to emerge.
That Naija girl. (4 months ago)
Emmanuel Ufot (4 months ago)
Good to see a Alux presenting a Nigerian for the world to see. I strongly believe in Nigeria no matter what is currently happening.
Ifaz Khan (4 months ago)
Who wants to see an alux video on '15 youtube channels you should follow if you want to be rich'?
Can you make a documentary on the Tanzanian billionaire ? Mohamed .D
Kevi Kevosta (4 months ago)
you guys do your homework properly, no other media outlet gets that "single train" part when covering the refinery story.
Ibikari1 (4 months ago)
Glad to see a Nigerian here..
Mike BM (4 months ago)
#7 .. #9.... diabolic
okorie precious (4 months ago)
he's not really a monopoly... its just that the shere size of he's businesses makes him look like one.... but then again hes made serious investments in most of these industries before now... now his just reaping from his investments
okorie precious (4 months ago)
whoop! whoop! Nigeria in the building
bank walls (4 months ago)
@alux do a video about the Esama of Benin Kingdom , its going to be interesting and i bet you will get alot of views and likes
Moses Freeman (4 months ago)
I love him he lives a simple life despite his wreath
Ayo Adeyemi (4 months ago)
Yea, a yacht and a jet - a very simple life (laughs).....
Janet Ola (4 months ago)
We need more Alicos in Nigeria
AGE (4 months ago)
He kills the Nigeria economy with the help of the govt. .........
Is good for him / the company group to have a monopoly
No b lie
MrHastro (4 months ago)
Antonio Georges (4 months ago)
This is a great video, ALux, It’s nice to learn about some of the great men of Africa. When trying to amass wealth in the means of becoming greater sometimes you may do unpopular things. However it’s not how you start sometimes, It’s about how you finish. To me it seems with his philanthropy work he should be able to erase some of the not so popular things that he might have done.
Ogunwale paul (4 months ago)
his monopoly strategy is working, but effective! Because is the the major investor putting the nation's resources on good use. But I will surely catch him by surprise!
Sedytech Media (4 months ago)
Dangote is a great man and we love him so much here in Nigeria. If not for corruption, we would have had many of his kind but the rest are corrupt politicians who would rather dig a hole and bury their ill-gotten money rather than invest in the economy.
Stan Kabz (4 months ago)
Am proud of myself subscribing to Alux. Thank you for doing this video on Dangote... We are proud of him
Denise S (4 months ago)
A country needs a stable industry in order to develop. He makes those sector of the Nigerian industry stable.
Rujo Onye (4 months ago)
Due to recession, Femi Otedola has dropped of the billionaires list.
John O (4 months ago)
Monopoly kills small businesses.
David Ayo (4 months ago)
Not sure of nor in support of his controversies though.
David Ayo (4 months ago)
Awesome!!! Dangote is truly a great African and a wonderful Nigerian. So happy to be a Nigerian. Thanks Alux.
David Ayo (4 months ago)
Not sure of nor in support of his controversies though.
Chinedu Anijah (4 months ago)
I've been longing for this video, #[email protected] for making this video. Awka Nigeria
John O (4 months ago)
Chinedu Anijah awka anambra?
Christoff Baker (4 months ago)
Yea good business!
Christoff Baker (4 months ago)
These or the reason a can't give up!
AMORUE DANIEL (4 months ago)
I believe Dangote earned his position in the Nigerian market and there's nothing wrong with him having a monopoly in the African market.
John O (4 months ago)
AMORUE DANIEL Monopoly kills small businesses. Plus we not sure if dangote is white man's agent.
AMORUE DANIEL (4 months ago)
Beautiful, With Love from Nigeria

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