10 Nigerians who made it big as Entrepreneurs

It is no news that starting a business in Nigeria is very tough because of the lack of basic infrastructure most especially power. Also with the growing population of Nigerians, there is a deficit of business ideas.

However, some individuals have found opportunities where others did not and have found ways to grow successful business despite the rocky Nigerian business terrain.

Here is a list of 10 Nigerians that made it big as entrepreneurs.

  1. Alhaji Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote

He is the founder of the Dangote Group and is worth $18 billion as at June 2015. The company operates in Nigeria and other African countries, including Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Togo,Tanzania and Zambia. He is ranked as the 67th richest person in the world according to Forbes list. He is the richest man in Nigeria.

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