Nigerian billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote has been ranked among the top 100 people in the world by Forbes
The Nigerian billionaire was ranked #71 on the list that features the world’s top people.
The only other African listed in the top 100 list is the President of Egypt, Abdel el-Sisi, and was ranked at number 49.
Aliko Dangote and US President Obama are the only black people on the list.
Here are the top 10 most powerful people in the world:-
1. Vladimir Putin
2. Angela Merkel
3. Barack Obama
4. Pope Francis
5. Xi Jinping
6. Bill Gates
7. Janet Yellen
8. David Cameron
9. Narendra Modi
10. Larry Page