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Dangote Overtakes Bill Gates in Daily Earnings in First Quarter of 2014


Alhaji Aliko Dangote, MFR, GCON.

Dangote Overtakes Bill Gates in Daily Earnings in First Quarter of 2014

Billionaire Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man and the world’s 23rd richest according to Forbes is currently making N 2 billion every 24 hours and has surpassed Bill Gates, the richest man in the world.
Bloomberg reported that Dangote has earned $791.7 million (N126.6 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, higher than Bill Gates who has only made $364 million (N58 billion) so far this year.


Dangote is the world’s third highest and fastest earning billionaire in the world, according to Bloomberg, only surpassed by Jack Taylor (#45), owner of Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car-rental service. He has made $1.7 billion so far in 2014. Ernesto Bertarelli (#53), the Swiss billionaire has made $1 billion this year.

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