By Jide Afolabi, Jos
Nigeria has been rated as the 2018 best economy in Africa ahead of South Africa, Egypt and others according to a major global research firm, Forbes Africa.
Nigeria came top with $172 billion, which was followed by South Africa with $166.735 billion, according to the research firm.
Egypt came third on the list with $78 billion, Algeria with $66b, Libya: $65b, Botswana: $22.675b, Ghana: $20.458b, Morroco: $18b, Ivory Coast: $11b and Madagascar with $6.766 billion.
Nigeria’s West-African neighbours, Ghana, is seventh with $20.458, Morroco is eighth with $18 billion, Ivory Coast is ninth with $11 billion while Madagascar is tenth with $6.766 billion.