Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Third Time Lucky? Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote says he needs a wife

The Nigerian business mogul has captured the hearts of many with his success and wealth, however, when it comes to marriage he hasn’t always been that lucky.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, spends over N2 billion on 4 school in Nigeria play

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote

Age they say is just a number and at 61, multi-millionaire Aliko Dangote still considers himself fitting to get a new wife.

The Nigerian business mogul has captured the hearts of many with his success and wealth, however, when it comes to marriage he hasn’t always been that lucky.

READ ALSO:  Dangote Sugar’s Backward Integration Project gulps N121 billion

Having been married twice already in his life, Dangote has not quite managed to keep his marriage intact, with both ending in divorces.

Dangote has three lovely grown-up daughters from his previous marriages, but admits he may consider taking a new wife despite his age.

Dangoto says he needs a wife play

Dangoto says he needs a wife

 

In an exclusive interview with the Financial Times, Africa’s richest man opened up on his businesses, future plans and his personal life.

He was, however, quick to add that his busy schedules might be a stumbling block to his ambitions of getting a new wife, since he is almost always busy.

“I’m not getting younger. Sixty years is no joke. But it doesn’t make sense to go out and get somebody if you don’t have the time. Right now, things are really, really very busy, because we have the refinery, we have the petrochemicals, we have the fertiliser, we have the gas pipeline,” Dangote stated.

The multi-millionaire also opened up on his ambitions of buying Premier League side Arsenal, insisting he is still bent on taking over the London club.

READ ALSO: Scandalous!: Dangote's in-law Jamil Abubakar allegedly has a baby mama

He promised to revamp the club when he buys it, adding that he “loves Arsenal” and will definitely own it one day.

“I love Arsenal and I will definitely go for it,” he told FT, adding that the club should be worth about $2bn.

According to him, the first thing he would look forward to, should he buy the club, is “chipping in my own advice” and bringing the Gunners “up to the expectations of our supporters”.

Dangote said he is currently focused on completing his refinery in Nigeria, stating boldly that “once I have finished with that headache, I will take on football”. 

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Money over b*tches - Kweku Reveloe fires more shots at Efia Odobullet
2 5 photos of Medikal’s alleged side chick from the leaked chat that...bullet
3 Undercover journalist Anas welcomes Buju Banton from prisonbullet
4 I don’t want to be played - Medikal’s alleged 'side chic' leaks chatbullet
5 Oh me? I’m calm – Samira, Medikal’s side chick breaks silence...bullet
6 I haven't done a boob job, fashion choncho Nana Akua Addo...bullet
7 Efia Odo apologises after Reveloe threatens her ‘brand’bullet
8 My wife is the most beautiful woman in the world –Medikalbullet
9 Kweku Reveloe came to see my family- Efia Odo reveals...bullet
10 Ghanaians descend on Sarkodie over his Twitter rants...bullet

Top Videos

1 Serena Williams goes topless in heroic breast cancer videobullet
2 Medikal and Fella Makafui jams to Sister Derby’s ‘Kakalika’ songbullet
3 Wendy Shay talks about her racism experience in Germany (video)bullet
4 Video I love ladies who send me their naked pictures - KiDibullet
5 Listen Sarkodie finally 'disses' Shatta Wale in latest Videobullet
6 Shatta Wale finally shows buttocks as Sarkodie predictedbullet
7 Video Shatta Wale's brother reacts to Sarkodie's diss songbullet
8 Rev. Obofuor Meet the Ghanaian pastor who encountered with...bullet
9 Beauty Pageant Tv3 staff demanded sex – Ghana Most...bullet
10 Video Mercy Chinwo - Excess Love (Official Video)bullet

Celebrities

X
Advertisement