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SYLVIA NDUKA breaks silence on rumoured romance with ALIKO DANGOTE ‘I will speak at the appropriate time’


AFRICA’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, 57, and former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Sylvia Nduka, 25, have refused to dignify the rumour that they in a sizzling romance and about to get married.

Promising to respond at the appropriate time, the ex-Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria asked ENCOMIUM Weekly if we have ‘written the story.’

She even gave us an interview appointment on Monday, May 25, 2015 which didn’t work out.



ENCOMIUM Weekly’s effort to hear from Alhaji Dangote all through last week was also not fruitful. Calls we put across to Dangote Group’s spokesman, Mr. Tony Chiejina were not responded to. Even the SMS we sent on Sunday, May 24, 2015 was not replied.

“Good morning, Sir. How’s work? Recently, the social media was awash with stories alleging that Chairman/President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON, is enjoying a sizzling romance with former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN), Miss Sylvia Nduka.  The report even had it that the lady in question is doing everything, including converting to Islam, to marry Africa’s richest man. ENCOMIUM Weekly in its tradition of balanced reporting and fair hearing, wants your reaction to this allegation.  Thanks sir, as we look forward to your response before press time.”

However, the rumour filtering in has it that the alleged romance between billionaire mogul and former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Sylvia Nduka has crashed!

Sources said the affair that made the rounds days back packed up after the ex beauty queen leaked it through the social media.  They said Dangote was pissed off by the development and withdrew to his shell, leaving Sylvia badly heartbroken.

Arguably, the hottest gist in town, the story of the sizzling romance between the 2011 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria winner, Sylvia Nduka and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote generated quite some interest, especially when the man Aliko Dangote does not have any woman in his home.

It was reported that the ex-beauty queen was not just loving the relationship but had also agreed to the tenets of Islam by beginning to wear hijab.

Sylvia also updated her name on Instagram as Sylvia Nduka AD, suspected to mean Aliko Dangote.

Although the affair was still shrouded in utmost secrecy to the public, it was gathered that the beauty queen has totally captured the heart of the man of means.

The relationship which allegedly kicked off shortly after Sylvia’s reign in 2012 had metamorphosed into a serious affair that had the billionaire pumping millions into Sylvia’s life and business.

Sylvia Nduka’s flaming red

Sylvia Nduka’s flaming red

Sylvia’s rumoured billionaire lover really changed her life in an amazing way. She was said to have full control of Dangote’s private jet and flies in and out of the country on constant short trips abroad.

“On many occasions, she jets into Dubai and lodges in executive suites in Burj al-Arab! Like a big girl that she is, she cruises around town in white Range Rover Sports, a gift bestowed on her by her benefactor,” the source claimed.

Unknown to many, the billionaire has also been allegedly investing hugely into Sylvia own hairline, Sylvia’s Hair Gallery, which was opened and launched shortly after her reign in 2013.

It was even thought the relationship will lead to the altar. Not only did Sylvia’s life change dramatically over the years, her mode of dressing also witnessed a drastic metamorphosis. Insiders noted the lovers were quite serious.

Sylvia was allegedly spotted on several occasions dressing like a Muslim!

It was also gathered that Enemaya Lawani who is also a former beauty queen was grooming her friend to fit into Dangote’s class.

But there seem to be a problem right now, with Dangote allegedly getting angry with Sylvia. Insiders however, hope she’s doing everything to win back his heart.

“She wanted to be Mrs. Dangote so bad and she is willing to do anything but this latest stunt has backfired. Dude won’t pick her call but she is trying hard and very soon he will forgive her because they have something special and she lied to him that she was not behind the leak. The only problem is that she is just a small fish considering the calibre of women who make you,” a source said.

Right now, both Dangote and Sylvia have declined comments on the romance and marriage rumour still on the lips of many.

But those in the know have ruled the tale figments of fertile minds. That both have never met, not to talk of being friends.  Being lovers is out of the question. Apart from the private jet she posed on not being Dangote’s, the pictures of Sylvia Nduka in hijab were fun pictures she took in Dubai.

“What upsets so many people is the deafening silence of the former beauty queen. She appears to have an agenda by not opening up about the alleged romance. She is after something,” an insider concluded.


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