Nigerian Celebrities Who Claim Aliko Dangote Is Their ‘God Father’

Nigerian Billionaire, Aliko Dangote is not just your regular billionaire but the wealthiest black man in the world. It’s a huge flex to have the man mention your name, and talk more driving you home from the hospital after your birth – Only Davido can relate to that.
Many Nigerian celebrities often adulate the business tycoon and even go as far as making reference to his success in their creative works.  The billionaire himself does not seem to shy away from the Entertainment industry as he is seen as a patron in their ranks.
Over time, we have heard stories of Dangote quelling beef between two stars and seen chilling at the VIP corners of concerts and comedy shows. In this article, we will take a look at celebrities who have personal relationships with Africa’s richest man.



Davido Dangote

As for Nigerian singer, Davido, hardly will anyone doubt his claims of knowing Aliko Dangote personally. In a recent interview, OBO revealed how Dangote drove him home from the hospital shortly after he was born.

The ‘Stand Tall’ crooner disclosed this in a chat with Earn Your Leisure podcast. Davido stated Dangote was there for him when he was born.

“Dangote drove me home from the hospital when I was born,” Davido said.

The 29-year-old global superstar added that Dangote always advises him to save his money anytime they meet. “Anytime I see Uncle Aliko, he tells me, David, save your money”, he declared.

DJ Cuppy

DJ Cuppy Dangote

And more recently, DJ Cuppy, a billionaire daughter and entertainer has slammed American rapper, Kanye West for claiming to be the richest black man in the world

Recall that early last year, reports had emerged in the media that Kanye West is officially the richest black man in US history, and that he has gotten a convincing lead over the likes of Michael Jordan and Robert Smith.

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While speaking about his broken marriage to Kim Kardashian in a recent interview, the Rapper had claimed that Kim Kardashian’s security guards refused to grant him access into her house to see his children. According to him, he has the bragging right as the richest black man and North’s father to see anyone including his daughter.

Reacting, In a post which DJ Cuppy made on her verified Twitter handle, the billionaire’s daughter said that she is a huge fan of Kanye West, but the richest black man still remains her godfather, Aliko Dangote.

Don Jazzy and Olamide

We all can remember the fight that burst out between two Nigerian stars, Olamide and Don Jazzy at the 2015 Headies award. This is the last fall out between Olamide and anyone else in the industry. Don Jazzy called out Olamide’s name while receiving a special recognition award at the 2015 Headies.

Don Jazzy Dangote

Olamide on the other hand went ahead to rant on Twitter about how Don Jazzy isn’t a big deal. The issue has been settled with the intervention of Billionaire, Aliko Dangote. a photograph detailing Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote as the one behind the reconciliation of Olamide and Don Jazzy made its way to the internet



Aliko Dangote paid a courtesy visit to Paul and Peter Okoye in their private homes. Imagine a world billionaire sharing his wealth of ideas with you while slouching on your couch. That’s another level of flex pulled by Psquare.


Omotola Jalade

Omotola Jalade Dangote

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde hosted billionaires Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, MD Shell Nigeria Mr Osagie Okunbor, others to a private viewing of her movie, Alter Ego. She has had the billionaire attend other personal events over the years. This only shows Aliko Dangote is only a phone call away to the thespian.



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