Wow!!! 5 Nigerians Ranked with The World’s Richest [2015 Forbes Billionaires List]

aliko_dangote_ceo1#1: Alhaji Aliko Dangote (#67 with net worth of $15.7Billion)

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, MFR, GCON was born on the 10th of April 1957, in Kano, Nigeria. He is theNigerian businessman who owns the Dangote Group, which deals majorly on cement, sugar and flour. The company operates in Nigeria and several other countries in Africa, including Benin, Cameroon, Togo, Ghana, South Africa and Zambia. He is married, with three children.

Although Dangote is the year’s biggest loser in dollar terms, whose fortune dropped to $15.7 billion from $25 billion last year, as a result of the Nigerian currency devaluation and shrinking demand for cement, his largest asset. He still retains the title of Africa’s richest man. He was the #23 world richest in 2014, and #68 of the world’s most powerful people.

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