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Forbes Magazine is known for capturing the wealth of the society’s high and mighty .It recently published its annual ranking of Africa’s 50 Richest People, and former Abia state governor and business man Orji Uzor Kalu and former MD of UBA Tony Elumelu are listed as billionaires. Amazingly , Nigeria has overtaken Southafrica on this list.


According to Forbes, For the first time in the four years that FORBES has been tracking Africa’s richest, Nigeria bests South Africa. At the top yet again is cement tycoon Aliko Dangote of Nigeria, joined on the list of Africa’s 50 Richest by 12 other countrymen. In comparison South Africa claims 11 spots, down from 14 a year ago. Nigeria is showing its strength, having earned commendations for its efforts to snuff out Ebola in the country, which Dangote helped fund.


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