Tuesday, 25 November 2014

100 Influential Africans: Dangote, Ezekwesili, 29 Nigerians make list

The New African Magazine, a pan African magazine based in London has released its list of 100 influential African which has 31 Nigerians including Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, former Education Minister & convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Group, Oby Ezekwesili making the list.

President Jonathan was conspicuously absent from the list which had four African Presidents- President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, President Idriss D├ęby of Chad and President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.

The list featured in their new edition which hits stands today, also has award winning actress Lupita Nyong'o as one of those who made the cut.

South Africans and Nigerians dominated the list with each country having 33 and 31 entries respectively

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