Aliko Mohammad Dangote: The Biography of the Richest Black Person in the World
“A highly recommended book to anyone who enjoys learning about how different people of all walks of life become rich and successful, and what it takes to get to the top.” ~ Readers Favorite Book (Starred Review), USA
“A compelling book about a unique personality in Africa.” ~ Goodreads, USA
“Flawlessly written, Dangote stands out as a hallmark of excellent artisanship and knowledgeable chronicling.” ~ Bookplex Review of Books, Mumbai, India
“Nigerian Aliko Dangote, the richest black person in the world, is a witness to the fact that success as a passionate entrepreneur is not limited by race, ethnicity or national origin.” ~ Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D – IL), 2nd Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC, USA
“In a land lacking a culture of independent biography, this is a starting point, and Dangote is a promising introduction to the fascinating and still largely unmapped universe of one of the world’s richest men.” ~ The Huffington Post, USA
“Dangote has trumped long held assumptions, cultural archetypes and stereotypes, to become known as a respected business man, power broker and philanthropist.” ~ Hon Gloria Hyatt, Member of the British Empire (MBE), Motivational Speaker and Managing Director, Teach Consultancy Limited, UK
“This is a timely book on Aliko Dangote and the positive changes that are taking place in Africa.” ~ Prof. Vijay Mahajan, The John Harbin Centennial Chair of Business, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, Austin USA
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MARGIE MARIE NEAL is former university professor, education consultant, and reading coach in Chicago. An alumna of State University of New York, Chicago State University, American College of Education, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is co-author, People Power in Africa: A Week That Changed Nigeria Forever," and author of "The Roles of Professional Organizations in the Effective Teaching of Reading in Chicago Public School-CPS: The IRA and IRC as Case Studies" (forthcoming).
MOSHOOD ADEMOLA FAYEMIWO was a newspaper publisher/editor in Nigeria where he grew up but now lives in Chicago. An alumnus of University of Lagos, Nigeria, University of South Florida, and State University of New York, he is author of Who's Who of Africans in America and four published books. His next book is Jonathan: The Squandering of Good Luck.