It does not seem to be a bright new year yet as Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, reportedly lost a total of $900 million within 24 hours, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Converted, it means that the president of the Dangote group lost N343,125,000,000 as his company was rated the biggest loser loser at the end of trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
With the loss, Dangote’s wealth reportedly fell from $18.4 billion to $17.5 billion on Friday, January 8 as published by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
However, despite the loss, Dangote still maintained a place among the 500 billionaires across the world and is now number 114 on the list of the wealthiest people in the world.
He was 106th before the loss. He is now the only Nigerian on the list reported by Bloomberg.
Dangote made some further fortunes towards the end of 2020 with his wealth jumping from $15.5 billion on December 13 to $17.8 billion.
When the world entered a new year 2021, he further gained $600 million within the first week.
In another news, American restaurateur, Bea Lewis took to her Instagram story to release a new photo featuring business mogul, Aliko Dangote.
In the photo, the duo were spotted at the gym, wearing their sportswear.
Lewis captioned the photo; “Here’s my fat face for Twitterverse. I hope you guys worked out today.”
It was reported earlier that Nigerians had reacted after the Atlanta-based lady alleged that she once dated the Nigerian business magnate and he ”broke her heart in 1000 pieces.”
The entrepreneur also claimed that she learnt a lot from him than any other person she has met.
See her full post below:
Meanwhile, days ago, Bea Lewis called out the richest black man in the world, Aliko Dangote.
She alleged that she once dated him and she broke her heart into 1000 pieces but the richest black man did something spectacular to her life.
According to her, he made her well organized, mentally and financially independent to now step away from her daily kitchen operations.
See her post below;
Well, her post went viral and raised the concerns of many socialites as to why a lady will lament bitterly about the highly renowned man especially at a time like this. Netizens took it upon themselves to reveal the sad truth after they couldn’t accept the veracity of her post.
It was gathered that the original photo of Bea Lewis and another man was being edited or better still photoshopped with the picture of Aliko Dangote and social media users can’t keep mute about it.
See photo below;
Reacting to this, social media users are angry that people will go about using editing softwares to ruin the life of such a prominent person. See some reactions below;