In less than eight hours today ( Wednesday, April 20, 2016), Dr. Michael Adenuga,Jnr., took his net-worth to $11.3 billion, from $11 billion. And stood at number 103 on the Forbes rich list.
The 62 year old chairman of Conoil and Globacom made the additional $200 million, after his $100 million gain yesterday.
Africa’s second richest man was joined by the continent’s richest woman, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, 65, who improved her fortunes by $100 million, to perch at $1.7 billion at number 1,237.
Today’s net-worth of our three other top billionaires stood thus : ALHAJI ALIKO Dangote, 59 ($16.5 billion at number 52); Mr. FEMI OTEDOLA,52 ($1.5 billion @ 1,350) and ALHAJI Abdulsamad Rabiu, 55 ($1.2 billion @ 1,648).