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Almost half of all gold mined throughout history has been used for jewellery
According to recent data, there were approximately 96,487 tonnes of gold jewellery in the world in Dec. 2023, accounting for 45% of the total estimated amount of gold (212,582 tonnes) mined throughout history. Here is an estimated distribution of gold holdings as of Dec. 2023.

Two of Nigeria’s three wealthiest individuals got richer in 2023, bar Mike Adenuga
Abdulsamad Rabiu’s wealth has consistently increased for 4 consecutive years since 2020. Aliko Dangote, on the other hand, experienced 3 consecutive years of wealth growth starting from 2021. Mike Adenuga's wealth recorded growth in 2021 and 2022, but it took a downturn in 2023. Abdulsamad Rabiu's financial journey has been particularly noteworthy, with his wealth witnessing a substantial surge from $1.2b in 2014 to $8.2b in 2023. This growth has seen him surpass Mike Adenuga and become the country's second-wealthiest individual as of 2023.

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