A major research firm, Forbes Africa, has rated Nigeria as the 2018 best economy in Africa. According to Forbes, Nigeria came top with $172 billion and was followed by South Africa with $166.735 billion.

Egypt came third with $78 billion, Algeria with $66, Lybia :$65, Botswana: $22.675, Ghana :$20.458 Morroco :$18, Ivory Coast :$11 and Madagascar with $6.766 billion.

Nigeria’s West-African neighbours, Ghana, is seventh with $20.458 even as Morroco came eighth with $18 billion, Ivory Coast is ninth with $11 billion while Madagascar is tenth with $6.766 billion.