Richest Nigeria: Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria in 2020 – Who are the top 10 wealthiest individuals in Nigeria?
At the top of our list of the top 10 richest people in Nigeria are three well-known Nigerian billionaires.
Forbes lists the first three names as the wealthiest, and number 1 is also the richest black individual on the planet; a position he’s been hanging on to for several years now.
Top 10 wealthiest men in Africa as ranked by Forbes in 2018
- Aliko Dangote
- Mike Adenuga
- Femi Otedola
- Jimoh Ibrahim
- Pascal Uzoma Dozie
- Folorunsho Alakija
- Orji Uzor Kalu
- Jim James Ovia
- Hajia Bola Shagaya
- Fifi Ekanem Ejindu
1. Aliko Dangote $9.9 billion
Not only in Nigeria but throughout the globe, this name is popular. Aliko Dangote, the chairman of the Dangote Company, is a world-renowned cement and sugar tycoon. Dangote is a philanthropist and a close associate of Bill Gates, a world-renowned philanthropist, and the world’s former richest man.
As the richest black man in the world in 2020 and the richest man in Nigeria, Dangote is at the top of our list.
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The net worth of the tycoon is $9.9 at present. Billions say, Forbes.
Evidently, the economy of Nigeria is among Africa’s most dynamic economies. The sheer number of rich individuals in the nation speaks volumes about this. For several years, entrepreneurs like Alakija, Dangote, and Adenuga have held their position on the list of the wealthiest people in Africa. In this list of the top 10 richest people in Nigeria in 2020, who has intrigued you the most?
2. Mike Adenuga – $7.2 billion
Thanks to his Globacom business, Mike Adenuga is well known outside Nigeria. He won the prestigious and amazing ‘Star of Ghana Companion’. Due to his large investments in the West African nation, he was awarded this title. According to Forbes, Adenuga’s current net worth is $7.2 billion.
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3. Femi Otedola – $1.8 billion
In a business known as Forte Oil, Femi is the controlling shareholder. The company was originally a subsidiary of BP and operates over 500 fuel stations in Nigeria. It’s reported that Femi’s net worth is $1.8 billion. Femi Otedola is a philanthropist who is well known.
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4. Jimoh Ibrahim – $1.1 billion
Jimoh Ibrahim, the CEO of Global Fleet Group, who made his fortune in oil and gas, insurance, real estate, hospitality, and other industries, is part of this list of African billionaires. In Nigeria and outside the country, he is well known. The net worth of Ibrahim is approximately $1.1 billion.
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5. Pascal Uzoma Dozie -$1.1 billion
Behind numerous popular Nigerian companies such as Diamond Bank, Kunoch Limited, and others, this is the business brain. He is the chairman of MTN Nigeria as well. It is currently estimated that his net worth is $1.1 billion.
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6. Folorunsho Alakija – $1 billion
Nigerian women know how to make great money, too. In various fields, Folorunsho Alakija is fantastic. She has printing, gasoline, and fashion deals. According to Forbes, she is the eighth wealthiest black person on the globe in 2020 and the richest woman in Nigeria. Her present net worth is in excess of $1 billion.
Image: facebook.com, @Folorunso Alakija
7. Orji Uzor Kalu – $1 billion
In the past, he had much more money, but he lost much of his wealth due to the collapse in real estate and oil prices. It is estimated that Kalu’s total net worth is $ 1 billion.
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8. Jim James Ovia – $980 million
Who isn’t familiar with Zenith Bank? The financial organization is one of the country’s top banks, and Jim Ovia founded it. He is also a member of various interesting organizations, being one of the richest men in the world (both governmental and NGOs). It is estimated that the current net worth of Ovia is $980 million.
9. Hajia Bola Shagaya – $950 million
There are many amazing women in Nigeria who earn millions of dollars and grow various industries and spheres of life. Haija Bola Shagaya is a wife, mother, and business tycoon who loves fashion and supports art. For several years in a row, she was a member of the Unity Bank board. The net worth of Bola is $950 million.
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10. Fifi Ekanem Ejindu – $850 million
Fifi Ekanem is identified as ‘neo-traditional’ in her own personal style and has received many awards for her talent. The building is not the only business that Fifi adores. She also dabbles in both oil and gas and real estate as well. It is estimated that her net worth is $850 million.
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