The President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has retained his position as Africa’s richest man.
He has a $12.4 billion networth.
These figures were released on Forbes
The report showed that despite losing $1.7 billion in few months, Dangote has remained a strong brand, retaining his position as Africa’s richest man.
Also, listed by Forbes is the Chairman of Conoil and Globacom, Chief Mike Adenuga, whose networth is $4.4 billion.
Adenuga was said to have lost $1.1 billion within the period.
According to Forbes, the founder of Amazon.com Inc, Mr.Jeff Bezos is the richest man in modern history.
Bezos’s fortunes jumped from $112billion in March this year to $151.4 billion as at yesterday.
The Amazon.com Inc. founder’s net worth cracked $150 billion in New York on Monday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
That’s about $55 billion more than Microsoft Corp. co-founder, Bill Gates, the world’s second-richest person.
Bezos, 54, also has topped Gates in inflation-adjusted terms.