Forbes’ World Billionaires List 2016 – Financial gurus Forbes have released their 2016 list of all the billionaires in the world, with 5 Nigerians making the list.
Aliko Dangote, Micheal Adenuga, Femi Otedola, Folorunsho Alakija and Abdulsamad Rabiu were among 1810 billionaires profiled by the website.
Aliko Dangote was ranked 51st in the world, but maintaining his position as the richest man in Africa. Micheal Adenuga was ranked next, with his $10 billion net worth putting him in the 103rd spot.
Otedola, Alakija and Rabiu were ranked outside the top 1000, coming in at 1011th, 1121st and 1577 respectively.
Top of the list for the 3rd year running was Bill Gates, with Europe’s rich man Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffet rounding out the top 3.