Aliko Dangote was born into the world in 10th April 1957 into an affluent wealthy Muslim family of the Nigerian bourgeoisie. Aliko Dangote was an ethnic Hausa Muslim from Kano, Kano State. He is a Nigerian tycoon business financier. He is the most well off individual in Africa, with an expected total assets of US$11.1 billion as of May 2021. the child of Mohammed Dangote and Mariya Sanusi Dantata, the little girl of Sanusi Dantata. He is the extraordinary grandson of Alhassan Dantata, the most extravagant West African at the hour of his passing in 1955.
Dangote was instructed at the Sheik Ali Kumasi Madrasa, trailed by Capital High School, Kano. On his initial life, he has said: I can recollect when I was in grade school, I would proceed to purchase containers of desserts [candy] and I would begin selling them just to bring in cash. I was so intrigued by business, even around then. In 1978, he moved on from the Government College, Birnin Kudu. He got a four year college education in business studies and organization from Al-Azhar University, Cairo. Dangote lives in Lagos, Nigeria. He has been hitched and separated from twice. He has three girls – Mariya, Halima, Fatimah – and one received child Abdulrahman Fasasi. He is likewise a devoted fan of Arsenal F.C. in England and has shown interest in getting it.
The Dangote Group was set up as a little exchanging firm 1977, that very year Dangote moved to Lagos to grow the organization. Today, it's anything but a multi trillion-naira combination with a significant number of its tasks in Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia and Togo. Dangote has extended to cover food handling, concrete assembling, and cargo. The Dangote Group likewise overwhelms the sugar market in Nigeria and is a significant provider to the nation's soda pop organizations, bottling works, and confectioners. The Dangote Group has moved from being an exchanging organization to be the biggest mechanical gathering in Nigeria including Dangote Sugar Refinery, Dangote Cement, and Dangote Flour. In July 2012, Dangote moved toward the Nigerian Ports Authority to rent an unwanted land parcel at the Apapa Port, which was supported. He later assembled offices for his flour organization there. During the 1990s, he moved toward the Central Bank of Nigeria with the possibility that it would be less expensive for the bank to permit his vehicle organization to deal with their armada of staff transports, a recommendation that was additionally endorsed. He likewise gave cash to the Nigeria sport service to revamp the public arena, Abuja. Dangote has expanded into broadcast communications and has begun building 14,000 kilometers of fiber optic links to supply the entire of Nigeria. Thus, Dangote was respected in January 2009 as the main supplier of work in the Nigerian development industry. He has said, "Let me reveal to you this and I need to truly accentuate it ... nothing will help Nigeria like Nigerians bringing back their cash. In the event that you give me $5 billion today, I will put everything here in Nigeria. Allow us to really concentrate and work." In 2014, the Nigerian government said Dangote had given 150 million naira (US$750,000) to end the spread of Ebola. In March 2020, he gave 200 million naira (US$500,000) towards the battle against the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Aliko Dangote, just as Femi Otedola, vowed to give the Super Eagles of Nigeria US$75,000 for each objective scored in the Africans Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019.