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African Farmer Richer than Oprah, Facebook Founder and Roman Abramovich

African landowner and businessman Aliko Dangote is one of the world’s richest men, according to the latest Forbes magazine rich list.

According to the annual US publication, Dangote is worth £10 billion, making him richer than Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich, Apples’ Steve Jobs, Rupert Murdoch and Oprah Winfrey.

The Nigerian’s Dangote Group is Africa’s largest corporation with stakes in a diverse range of industries including food, construction, real estate and telecommunications.

Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, said: ‘When the producer of the BBC documentary described Dangote as the wealthiest black man in the world, several people challenged him.

‘Well, Forbes just released their wealth list today and you guessed it; Dangote is not only the richest black man, he is also richer than Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook.’

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COMMENTS (23) Add your comment
iykeone, 30/05/2011 10:33

is not surprising.cos everybody in nig knows dat he is a wealthy man, we africans are happy 4 him

amid, 30/06/2011 15:02

dangote is richer than chelsea owner

pedro, 29/07/2011 08:51

He worths it. And we africans are proud of him

blessed, 8/09/2012 00:23

honestly am happy for him and i want to be like him or maduka cosmos director coscharis group

Cosmas, 30/10/2012 14:15

I think he worth it. We african are happy for him also expecting him to do more

OkiYzee, 28/02/2013 12:47

Nigeria is a land of wealth.A country that is made of heavy wealthiest men and women.

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