Forbes releases 2018 list of Africa’s Richest billionaires, Aliko Dangote retains position as African richest followed by Mike Adenuga

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Forbes magazine has released its 2018 list of Africa’s Richest billionaires.

Aliko Dangote retained his position as the richest man in Africa for eight years . But He, however, lost almost $2bn compared to his last year’s worth.

From the list here, Aliko’s networth currently stands at $10.3 billion.

Telecommunication’s magnate, Mike Ade9nuga, was number 2 on the list with $9.2 billion worth.

Folorunsho Alakija was one of the billionaires who suffered a drop in their net worth between last year and this year, as she held No 19 on the 20-man list. She is currently worth $1.1 billion.

Nigeria’s cement mogul Abdulsamad Rabiu, who runs and owns the BUA Group,featured on the list for the first time since 2015, with his networth standing at $1.6 billion.

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