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Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Leader of Biafra (1967 - 1970) and son of Nigeria's first billionaire, is perhaps Nnewi's most famous indigene.

What town has produced more billionaires than any town in Nigeria and possibly Africa? Here are 10 of its richest people

The small Nigerian town of Nnewi has more naira billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the country.

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Rolls-Royce in £75M ($113M) deal to power up South African trains with 232 MTU Series 4000 engines

Rolls-Royce has signed a €100m (£75m) contract to deliver 232 MTU Series 4000 engines to a subsidiary of Chinese locomotive manufacturer CNR Dalian in South Africa.

The Mercedes Maybach is one of the auto brands popular amongst Nigeria's top one percent

In Lagos, Nigeria, the 1% takes stock

Guests sashayed through the tent doors into a scene of surreal opulence. At the far end of the tent, engulfed by servants, courtiers, national politicians and guards with wires in their ears, the celebrant perched beside his wife on a throne covered with white faux fur, his every move broadcast on flat-screens arrayed around the tent walls.