With a net worth of $16.1bn as of March 2013, the President of Dangote
Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, moved up in the latest world richest
ranking from to number 43 from 76 in 2012.
According to the list which was released on Monday by Forbes, Dangote
and the Chairman of Globalom, Dr. Mike Adenuga were the only Nigerians
on the list. Adenuga ranked 269 on the list with a net worth of $4.7bn.
Dangote, however, retained his position as the richest man in Africa and
the richest among manufacturers in the world with a net worth of