Who are the richest Businessmen in Nigeria presently? – Top 5 Richest Businessmen In Nigeria 2019
In this article, we will explore the top 5 richest businessmen in Nigeria, and we will attach their net worth too.
Let’s get started;
Top 5 Richest Businessmen In Nigeria 2019
1. Aliko Dangote
Mr. Aliko Dangote. He is the richest man in Nigeria and in the whole of Africa. he is a businessman (the founder of Dangote cement),
Dangote cement presently produces over 35 million metric tons of cement each year, and it keeps Growing. In fact,
According to reports, Dangote’s net worth was over 14 billion U.S. dollars, and he was ranked the 100th man in the ranking of World’s U.S. Dollar Billionaires.
Dangote also invests in other ventures like flour, sugar, and even salt. So, his net worth over 14.1 billion U.S. dollars.
2. Mike Adenuga
Michael Adenuga a Nigerian billionaire businessman. The 2nd richest man in Africa. founder of Globacom is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator, and has a presence in Ghana and Benin.
Born: 29 April 1953 (age 66 years), Ibadan
Net worth: 9.1 billion USD (2019)
Spouse: Titi Joyce Adenuga
Mike Adenuga is one of the billionaires in the country, Mike is the founder of Globacom. An indigenous Telecom firm that has employed a lot of Nigerians, In fact, according to statistics, Over 40 Million people that uses the network in nigeria.
Additionally, he also invested in the oil sector. owns Conoil. His net worth close to 9.4 billion U.S. dollars.
3. Abdul Samad Rabiu
AbdulSamad Isyaku Rabiu a Nigerian businessman. late Khalifah Isyaku Rabiu His father, was one of Nigeria’s foremost industrialists in the 1970s and 1980s.
Born: 4 August 1960 (age 58 years), Kano
Education: Capital University
Parents: Isyaku Rabiu
Siblings: Nafiu Rabiu, Alhaji Rabiu Isyaku Rabiu
Abdul Samad Rabiu is the famous Bua Group. He is one of the richest men in Nigeria and the world, he is the 3rd on the list of richest businessmen in Nigeria. Bua Group – the firm he established some years back. Bua Group job indulge in the real estate industry, cement-making, as well as refining sugar.
It is reasonable to add that there are various firms attached to the Group, such as Obu Cement, Kalambaina Cement, and Cement Co.
His net worth is over 1.6 billion U.S. dollars (according to a very popular source – Forbes).Nigerian Billionaire
4. Igho Charles Sanomi II
Igho Sanomi a Nigerian businessman. geologist, public speaker and philanthropist with business interests in oil, telecommunications, the maritime industry, aviation and real estate.
Born: 17 May 1975 (age 44 years), Agbor
Parent(s): Dickens Sanomi, Mabel Iyabo Sanomi
Igho is boss of Taleveras Group, and they invest primarily in into oil and gas. In fact, it was said that his net worth is close to 1.3 billion U.S. dollars.
5. Femi Otedola
Femi Otedola a Nigerian businessman, philanthropist. the chairman of Forte Oil PLC. An importer of fuel products. Otedola is the founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd. The owner of a number of other businesses across shipping, real estate and finance.
Born: 4 November 1962 (age 56 years), Ibadan
Net worth: US$300 Million (2019)
Spouse: Nana Otedola
Education: Obafemi Awolowo University (1980–1985)
Children: DJ Cuppy, Temi Otedola, Fewa Otedola, Olawunmi Christy Otedola
Parents: Michael Otedola, Lady Doja
We should also add that Femi’s two most popular firms are Forte Oil PLC and Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited, although he also has investments in other colonies operating in the country – including the likes of Swift Insurance, SeaForce Shipping Company Limited and FO Properties Limited.
According to some sources, Femi is worth up to 1.2 billion U.S. dollar, making him the Fifth guy on our list.