Forbes Billionaires The Richest In Africa, 5 Nigerians Tops List

5 Nigerians were included on the world richest list on the Forbes ranking with Aliko Dangote leading the pack.

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Forbes has released the 2015 list of World Billionaires with almost 2000 entries and 5 Nigerians were included on the list with Aliko Dangote leading the pack at number 67.

The other Nigerians who feature on the list are Mike Adenuga at 393 with $4.2 Billion, Folorunsho Alakija at 941 with $2 Billion, Femi Otedola at 1741 with $1 Billion and Abdulsamad Rabiu at 1741 with $1 Billion too.

Bill Gates is at number 1 with $79.2 Billion. The Microsoft founder once again beat Mexican businessman Carlos Slim to the top spot.

Mr Gates' net worth rose by just over $3bn (£1.94bn) in the year to 13 February, to $79bn.

There were other entries from African countries Angola, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

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