Dangote, world richest African – Forbes

THE Forbes Magazine has announced Aliko Dangote as the richest African in the world.

 The Magazine rating which has the world’s richest black woman, Folorunsho Alakija, missing in the ranking, also revealed that the value of shares held in quoted companies, size and market share of their companies, number of companies owned, its assumed value and the impact of the companies on the Nigerian economy were the yardstick used in compiling the new list.

Full list of the richest 21 are Aliko Dangote, founder of Dangote Group, richest man in Africa and richest black man in the world; Mike Adenuga, Conoil, Equatorial Trust Bank, Globacom; Femi Otedola, Zenon Oil and Gas; Orji Uzor Kalu, Slok Group; Cosmos Maduka, Coscharis Group; Jimoh Ibrahim, Nicon Insurance, Global Fleet; Jim Ovia, Zenith Bank, Visafone; Pascal Dozie, MTN Nigeria, Diamond Bank; Oba Otudeko, Honeywell Group Nigeria; Sayyu Dantata, MRS Group. 

Others are Umaru Abdul Mutallab, former Chairman First Bank Plc, Mutallab Group; Samuel Adedoyin, Doyin Group; Dele Fajemirokun, Chairman Aiico Insurance, Xerox Nigeria, Chicken Republic, Kings Guards; Cletus Ibeto, Ibeto Group; Raymond Dokpesi, Daar Communication, AIT; Tony Ezenna, Orange Group; Molade Okoya Thomas, Chairman CFAO Nig and other six french companies; Ifeanyi Ubah, Capital Oil and Gas; Leo Stan Ekeh, Zinox Computer; Fola Adeola, GTBank; Ade Ojo, Elizade Motors Nig Ltd, Distributor of Toyota cars.

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