Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, Nigerian oil tycoon is the new Richest woman in Africa

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Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija,Nigerian oil tycoon, In next level

tins,The richest black woman in the world Worth $7.3

billion. Mother of four, is now the Richest woman in

Africaworld. Congratulations

Forbes reports ,Oprah Winfrey is worth $2.9 billion. Africa

boasts 55 billionaires and they’re worth a staggering $143.88

billion in total, according to pan-African magazine Ventures


Alakija started her career as a secretary in a bank in the mid

1970s. She then studied fashion in London and returned to

Nigeria to start a label, Supreme Stitches.

But her biggest break came in oil. In 1993, her company,

Famfa Oil, was awarded an oil prospecting license, which

later became OML 127, one of Nigeria’s most prolific oil


The company owns a 60-per-cent stake in the block, valued

at around $7.3 billion, Ventures Africa has reported.

And also she is the one that give birth to the Nigerian

popular Dj “ Dj Exclusive“.



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