Dangote moves to top list (43rd) richest man in the world



Alhaji Aliko Dangote is now the 43rd richest man in the world, according to the Richest People in the World list Forbes released yesterday.
Dangote moved from 76th with a net worth of $11.2billion in 2012 to 43rd with a net worth of $16.1bn as of March 2013.

Just in one year? Oh! someone said Nigeria is a poor nation?

Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim is the world’s richest man with a net worth of $73bn, while Bill Gates is the second with a net worth of the $67bn. 3rd is Armancio Ortega of Spain ($57bn), 4th is Warren Buffet ($53.5bn), and 5th is Larry Ellison with $43bn net worth.


  1. The sky is your limit…keep it up, the lord will add more strength to your elbow to be no 1 in d world. Am proud to be a nigeria