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Top 20 Richest People in Africa 2020: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to this year’s Forbes ranking, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest person (for the 9th year in a row). His networth is estimated at $10.1 billion. The second richest in Africa is Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris. He runs...

9 Nigerians Make 2018 List Of Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa

Every year since 2013, Mfonobong Nsehe has put together a list of 30 remarkable young entrepreneurs under the age of 35, who are making the most spectacular impact on business in Africa. Last year, only five Nigerians made it...

Top 10 World’s Billionaire: Jeff Bezos Surpasses Bill Gates, As The World’s Richest Person

Forbes has released the Top 10 richest people in the world and as usual Americans lead the way. Highlights Centi-billionaire Jeff Bezos secures the list’s top spot for the first time, becoming the only person to appear in the Forbes ranks...

20 Inspirational Quotes From The Wealthiest Africans

In the spirit of self-motivation, here are 20 inspirational quotes from a few members of Forbes Richest Africans. 20 Inspirational Quotes From The Wealthiest Africans 1. Aliko Dangote (Nigeria) ​ "If you don't have ambition, you shouldn't be alive". – Aliko Dangote 2....

Forbes 2017: Meet The 10 Wealthiest People in Africa

(This here is the updated list, released February, 2020 - These are the Richest People in Africa (2020): Their Age, Business and Net worth This year's forbes Africa’s Billionaires list is dominated by South Africans, who have a combined net...

Top 10 Black Billionaires In The World – Forbes 2018

Nigerian Cement tycoon 'Dangote' again has been named by Forbes Magazine as the richest black person in the world, with a fortune estimated at $11.1 billion (as at October, 2018) making him the richest black billionaire in the world. The...

Meet the 4 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Nigeria (Forbes 2017)

In no particular order, below are the 4 Nigerians that appeared on 2017 forbes list of 30 most promising entrepreneurs under the age of 35… 1. Chude Jideonwo & Adebola Williams Founders, Red Media Jideonwo (32) and Williams (31) are co-founders and Partners...

Forbes Snubs Nigeria in its 2016 Annual Person of the Year Award

​ ​ Forbes Africa has opened nominations for its annual ‘‘Person of the Year’‘ (POY) award, and for the first time since its conception, no Nigerian was nominated. There are two African presidents on the nominees list, two South Africans also make...

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TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

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