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The Richest Man in Nigeria, Top 10 Nigerian Billionaires 2016 / 2017

The Richest Man in Nigeria, Top 10 Nigerian Billionaires 2016 / 2017

Top 10 richest people in Nigeria is based on Real-time Forbes estimates of the richest personalities with reference to Forbes latest ranking.
The Richest Man in Nigeria, Top 10 Nigerian Billionaires 2016 / 2017

As usual NaijaQuest comes with another futuristic ranking post ( futuristic, because this post will keep updating in reference to the latest ranking ) This post is based on the latest Forbes rating

10. Mohammed Indimi aged 66 years. He is into oil business. Chairman and founder of Oriental Energy Resources Limited founded in 1990.
Mohammed Indimi Networth is $670 million.

9. Jim Ovia, age – 61 years. Founder -Zenith Bank. He is the largest individual shareholder with about 9.3% stake. He is into real estate investment across Nigeria.
Jim Ovia Networth -$850 million

8. Orji Uzor Kalu was the governor of Abia State from May 1999-May 2007. Age- 55 years. He is the chairman of SLOK Holdings, New Telegraph newspaper, Daily Sun.
Orji Uzor Kalu Networth -$1 billion
7. Tony O. Elumelu is 52 yrs old, he hold the Nigérian National Honours, Commander of the Order of Nigeria(CON). Chairman- Heirs Holdings, UBA, Transcorp. He is also the founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation.
Tony O. Elumelu Networth – $1billion

6. Abdul Samad Isyaku Rabiu is a business tycoon who majorsin cement, sugar and flour. Chairman-BUA group and Nigerian Bank of Industry
Abdul Samad Isyaku Rabiu Networth – $1billion
( Still on The Richest Man in Nigeria, Top 10 Nigerian Billionaires 2016 / 2017 )

5. Femi Otedola, 52 years. Chairman – Forte Oil Plc. He is the CEO of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited
Femi Otedola Networth – $1.06 billion

4. General Yakubu Theophilus Danjuma, 52 years, an oil business tycoon, philanthropist. He was the Nigerian Army Chief of Army Staff between July 1975 and October 1979. He is the Chairman SAPETRO ( South Atlantic Petroleum).
General Yakubu Theophilus Danjuma Networth – 1.1billion

3. Folorunsho Alakija, 64 Years, managing director of The Rose of Sharon Group, The Rose of Sharon Prints & Promotions Limited and Digital Reality Prints Limited. She is also the Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil Ltd
Folorunsho Alakija Networth -$2.2 billion
Folorunsho Alakija is not only the richest woman in Nigeria but also the richest black woman in Africa and the richest black woman in the World

2. Mike Adenuga, founder Global com (Nigerians’ second larges telecommunication operator. Chairman Conoil Plc (Formerly Consolidated Oil Company), age 62 years. Owns stakes in Equitorial Trust Bank.
Mike Adenuga Networth – $4.1billion

1. Aliko Dangote, Chairman and CEO Dangote Group. The Group which operates in Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Togo and Zambia.
Aliko Dangote Networth – $14.7 billion
So if they ask you who is the richest man in Nigeria ? – Aliko Dangote is currently the richest main in Nigeria, also the The richest man in Africa, also the richest black African

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  1. Dear Mr Aliko Dangote
    I’m Justin Gnahoua from Ivory Coast
    I’m Basically Computer Engineer and an Electronic Engineer
    I worked for I-TECH( Washington University) as a Senior Health IT
    Advisor In Ivory Coast and remotely at Seattle(USA), Haiti and Vietnam.
    I have many projects for Asia and Africa
    I would like to meet you about these project that i have for Africa

    Best regards
    Justin Bayoro
    Skype ID: just_tino1

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