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Aliko Dangote is Forbes’ 64th Most Powerful Man in the World

Aliko Dangote is still an Oga at the Top! Yesterday Wednesday 30th October 2013, Forbes released its list of the most powerful people in the world. Business mogul Aliko Dangote makes the 64th position. The publication lists Aliko’s net worth as $ 16.1 Billion. He is still the richest man in Nigeria and Africa. Vladimir Putin, President of Russia takes the No. 1 spot on the 72-man list
Also on the list are President of the United States Barack Obama (2), Pope Francis (4), German Chancellor/Backbone of the 27-member European Union Angela Merkel (5), Bill Gates (6), David Cameron (11), Warren Buffett (13), Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google (17) and Bill Clinton (43) By BellaNaija.com

Child ambassador Zuriel Oduwole is Africa's most influential 11yr old

The remarkable 11 year old Nigerian girl has been named one of the most influential young people in Africa. (Zuriel Oduwole pictured above with Jamaican Prime Minister - Portia Simpson Miller)

Her journey began about a year and a half ago, when this relatively quiet and unknown young ‘pre-teen’ girl, proudly Nigerian, but a true Pan-African child with parents from both Nigeria and Mauritius, began with a simple mission – to show the rest of the world that African leaders are capable of solving their own problems, such as managing a successful economic and social turnaround. Continue...