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Nigerian Philanthropists

Aliko Dangote

No.1: Aliko Dangote

In 2014, the Nigerian government said Dangote had donated 150 million Naira (US$750,000) to halt the spread of ebola.

The Dangote Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Dangote Group.

Tony Elumelu

No.2: Tony Elumelu

The Tony Elumelu Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, has announced a $100 million initiative to provide training, funding, and mentoring to the next generation of African entrepreneurs.

Folorunsho Alakija

No.3: Folorunsho Alakija

Folorunsho has a foundation called the Rose of Sharon Foundation that helps widows and orphans by empowering them through scholarships and business grants.