Africa’s Richest Man Makes A $17 Billion Bid For Immortality • Discoverology

Africa’s Richest Man Makes A $17 Billion Bid For Immortality

Aliko Dangote’s plan to reduce Nigeria’s dependency on fuel imports will carve out an even bigger slice of the nation’s $376 billion economy for his empire. Dangote’s future—and, as he likes to say, that of the entire continent’s economy—lies to the south on the Nigerian coast: the construction of a vast oil refinery.

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