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The Top 8 Richest People In Nigeria
« on: Jul 11, 2012, 02:28 PM »

Aliko Dangote

Description: Net Worth:$11.2 billion – As of March 2012
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #1
Source of wealth: sugar, flour, cement , self-made
Age:54, Citizenship: Nigeria , Residence: Lagos, Nigeria
Marital Status: Married

Aliko Dangote is worth $11.2 billion as of November after making money from interests in sugar, flour milling, salt processing, textiles, real estate, oil, gas and cement. He is the richest person in Nigeria and is the 76th richest person in the world. His fortune grew 557% over the last year – growth that was sparked by listing Dangote Cement. This allowed his investments across Africa to be integrated with Benue Cement, and the company now constitutes a quarter of the Nigeria Stock Exchange’s total market cap. He recently purchased a Bombardier aircraft as a birthday present for himself – it’s worth $45 million.



Mike Adenuga

Description: Net Worth:$4.3 Billion – As of March 2012
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #2
Source of wealth: Telcom, banking, oil, self-made
Age:58 , Citizenship: Nigeria , Residence:Lagos, Nigeria
Marital Status: Married

Mike Adenuga is the second-richest person in Nigeria with a fortune of $4.3 Billion. He is the 248th richest person in the world and made his money in telecommunications with Globacom, a carrier that has recently launched its 4G network. The company has also invested in the submarine cable connecting Nigeria to the world. His beginnings were small, as he started selling lace and Coca-Cola, but then he finally won a contract to build military barracks in the late 1980s. Adenuga also has a stake in the Equitorial Trust Bank, and is the chair of Conoil.



Jim ovia

Description: Net Worth: $775 Million – As of November 2011
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #3
Source: Banking
Citizenship: Nigeria



Theophilus Danjuma

Description: Net Worth: $600 Million – As of November 2011
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #4
Source: Oil
Citizenship: Nigeria



Oba Otudeko

Description: Net Worth: $550 Million - As of November 2011
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #5
Source: Manufacturing, Telecom
Citizenship: Nigeria



Hakeem Belo-Osagie

Description: Net Worth: $450 Million – As of November 2011
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #6
Source: Telecom
Citizenship: Nigeria



Abdulsamad Rabiu

Description: Net Worth: $400 Million – As of November 2011
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #7
Source: Sugar, Flour, Cement
Citizenship: Nigeria



Mohammed Indimi

Description: Net Worth: $330 Million – As of November 2011
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #8
Source: Oil
Citizenship: Nigeria

Mohammed Indimi, a close ally of Nigerian military bigwigs, is the founder and chairman of Oriental Energy Resources, a privately held Nigerian oil exploration and production company. Indimi's Oriental Energy currently has three offshore Nigerian oil and gas projects with daily production of 35,000 barrels. Eight of his children serve on the board of the company.


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The Top 8 Richest People In Nigeria
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Re: The Top 8 Richest People In Nigeria
« Reply #1 on: Jul 12, 2012, 04:36 PM »
Dangote, topping Africa and Nigeria. More greese to his elbow! :)

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Re: The Top 8 Richest People In Nigeria
« Reply #1 on: Jul 12, 2012, 04:36 PM »