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Kola Aluko: the big boy from nowhere

The name Kola Aluko must have rang a bell in recent time. What perhaps not too open is his dialliance with the petroleum minister, Diezani and special relationship with favoured Jide Omokore who has virtually bought major interest in the oil industry. The two are alleged to be the major contacts of the minister who have been accused to have been nominated to buy off the government refineries. If the story of Jide is well known as a major financial supporter of PDP, the story of Kola is the one who has chosen the lifestyle of celebrity to enjoy his life, after all, he has got enough of dough to throw and service the lifestyle

The New York Post, a popular US based tabloid has reported how a Nigerian oil, gas and aviation tycoon, Mr Kola Aluko spent about $1.5 million in a few hours at Leo DiCaprio’s star-studded birthday bash.

According to, the Multimillionaire businessman Aluko, a co-founder of the Made In Africa Foundation who was recently seen lunching in Paris with Naomi Campbell, was among a group of wealthy businessman who bought bottle after bottle of champagne at DiCaprio’s 39th birthday party at Tao Downtown that night.


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