Aliko Dangote, 9 Other Nigerians Make Forbes’ 50 Richest Africans 2015

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10 Nigerians make Forbes 2015 Africa’s Richest

10 Nigerians, led by business mogul Aliko Dangote, have been named in the Forbes 50 Richest Africans for 2015.

10 Nigerians make Forbes 2015 Africa's Richest
10 Nigerians make Forbes 2015 Africa’s Richest: Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote topped the list, a position he has held for years now, thanks to the growth of his Dangote Empire.

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The next Nigerian was Globacom boss Mike Adenuga, who placed 7th with a net worth of $3.5 billion.

64-year old Mrs Folorunsho Alakija was the 3rd Nigerian on the list and also the highest ranked woman, with her oil-derived net worth put at $1.7 billion.

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Other Nigerians on the list included 16th-placed Femi Otedola, 23rd placed Abdulsamad Rabiu, 30th-placed Theophilus Danjuma, and 31st placed Tony Elumelu.

The Nigerian contingent was wrapped up by 37th-placed Jim Ovia, 39th-placed Mohammed Indimi, and 49th-placed Orji Uzor Kalu.

You can view the full list here.



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