Nigeria’s Dangote Remains Richest African

Alhaji Aliko Dangote has emerged the 23rd richest man on the 2014 Forbes Billionaires List just released. Three other Nigerians – Mike Adenuga, Folorunsho Alakija and Abdulsamad Rabiu – were also listed on this year’s Forbes list of 1,645 billionaires across the globe who together are worth $6.4 trillion.

Africa’s richest man Dangote is not relenting in his quest for wealth as he rose from the 43rd position on the Forbes Billionaires List in 2013 to the 23rd position in March 2014 with a net worth of $25 billion, a 20 per cent rise from $20.8 billion he was worth as of December 2013.

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