Nigeria is blessed with quite a number of billionaires. Recently, Forbes Magazine released the list of the top 10 richest men in Nigeria. Check the list below to see the worth of your favorite Nigerian billionaire.
Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa and Nigeria with a net worth of $12.5 Billion. He is the owner of Dangote Group with companies that engage in agricultural production, telecommunication, real estate and more.
Founder of Globacom and Conoil Mike Adenuga is the second richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of $5.8 Billion.
CEO of Zenon Petroleum oil and Gas and also Forte Oil Plc is the third richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of $2.3 Billion. He also has investment in real estates in different parts of Nigeria and the world.
From a fashion designer to oil tycoon Folorunsho Alakija is the richest black woman in the world and fourth richest person in Nigeria with a net worth of $2.1 Billion. She founded Famfa Oil Limited in 1993 and generates an average of $10 million from business transactions.
Chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum and former Nigerian Army Chief of Staff is the fourth richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of $2 Billion. He hails from a humble background as his father was a peasant farmer and metal trader.
Founder of BUA group is the sixth richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of $1.5 billion. He is also the chairman of the Nigerian Bank of Industry. He hails from an elite family as his father Khalifah Isyaku Rabiu was a renowned Nigerian Industrialist in the seventies and eighties.
Owner of Transcorp and Heirs Holdings and former chairman of United Bank of Africa (UBA) is the fifth richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of $1.4 Billion. He is also the founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation notable for empowering tens of thousands of emerging entrepreneurs across Africa. He has major investments in energy, real estate, financial services, hospitality, agribusiness and in the healthcare industry.
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Chairman of SLOK Holdings and former governor of Abia State is the eighth richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of $1.1 Billion. He is also the owner of the New Telegraph and Daily Sun newspapers.
Chairman of Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia is the nineth richest man in Nigeria according to Forbes Magazine 2018 ratings with a net worth of $1 Billion. He also founded Visafone Communications Limited which acquired by MTN for an undisclosed amount. He is the chairman of the Nigerian Software Development Initiative (NSDI), National Information Technology Advisory Council (NITAC), and Cyberspace Network Limited.
Founder of Honeywell Group and chairman of FBN Holding Plc Ayoola Otudeko is the tenth richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of $650 million. He has investments in trading, oil and gas, real estate, financial services and marine transportation.
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