Dangote’s photo was displayed on Wednesday on the Nasdaq Tower in Times Square, New York.
The other African to make the list is South Africa’s Elan Musk, founder of the electric car manufacturer, Tesla.
The NASDAQ Tower is considered the most visible LED video display in Times Square and is one of the most valuable advertising spaces in the world.
It’s the largest continuous sign in Times Square. It has close to 9,000 square feet of display space — about a quarter of an acre.