Alhaji Aliko Dangote is a living example of what African and especially Nigerians are capable of. Starting off with an initial investment of just 500,000 naira, Aliko Dangote has built himself an empire that has made him a household name in Nigeria and placed him in the Forbes list of richest billionaires. Aliko Dangote has always believed in Nigeria and has proven to the world that his belief in his country was not wrong. He has always invested all that he has earned into the business in Nigeria and Africa. He calls Nigeria the Biggest Hidden Secret to make money. In 2011, Forbes estimated that his fortune increased by a staggering 557%, the highest increase made by anyone in the world that year.