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Richest People In Nigeria

In this post, you will get to know the richest people in Nigeria for the year 2020. These ratings are from Forbes. These are the people who have worked hard to attain these positions, and some of them have been on this list for so many years. it means they are actually dedicated and committed to their businesses.

The list of the richest people in Nigeria is below with the businesses they are into:

1.  Aliko Dangote is among the richest people in Nigeria.

He is from the northern part of Nigeria, he was born on 10th April, 1957. He is a successful Nigerian business man and he is the founder and chairman of Dangote group. He attended Al-Azhar University, Cairo in Egypt. He has three daughters. Forbes has estimated his net worth to be $8.1 Billion. This has made him to be the richest person in Africa and also among the richest people in Nigeria.

2.  Wale Adenuga is among the richest people in Nigeria.

He is from the south western part of Nigeria, and he was born on 29th April, 1953. He is also a successful business man and he is the chairman and founder of Globacom which is the second largest Telecom operator in Nigeria. He also deals in oil and gas business and is the chairman of Conoil. He attended north western Oklahoma University in U.S.A.  He has seven children and Forbes has estimated his net worth to be $7.7 Billion. He is referred as the second richest person in Nigeria. He is popularly counted among the richest people in Nigeria.

3.  Femi Otedola is among the richest people in Nigeria:

He is from the south western part of Nigeria and he was born on 4th November, 1962. He is a successful business man and deals in businesses like shipping, real estate and finance. He was also the former chairman of Forte Oil. He has four children and Forbes has estimated his net worth to be $1.8 Billion, and he is referred as the third richest man in Nigeria. He is popularly counted among the richest people in Nigeria.

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4.  Jimoh Ibrahim is among the richest people in Nigeria:

 He is from the south western part of Nigeria and he was born on the 24th February, 1967. He is a successful business man and he is the chairman and chief executive officer of Global Fleet Group, a diversified conglomerate in Nigeria and also extends to other West African countries. He attended the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. Nigeria. Forbes has estimated his net worth to be $1.1 billion. He is popularly counted among the richest people in Nigeria.
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5.  Pascal Dozie is among the richest people in Nigeria:

 He is from the eastern part of Nigeria, he was born on 9th of April, 1939. He is a successful business man and also he is the founder of Diamond bank and chairman of Pan-Atlantic University. He attended London School of Economics. Forbes has estimated his net worth to be $1.1 billion and he is referred as the 5th richest man in Nigeria. He is popularly counted among the richest people in Nigeria.

6.  Folorunsho Alakija is among the richest people in Nigeria:

She is from the south western part of Nigeria, and she was born on 15th July, 1957. She is a successful business woman and deals in businesses such as real estate, fashion, and printing. She is also the founder of The Rose of Sharon Group. She has four children. Forbes has estimated her net worth to be $1.0 billion. She is popularly counted among the richest people in Nigeria.

7.  Uzor Kalu is among the richest people in Nigeria:

He is from the eastern part of Nigeria, and he was born on April 21st, 1960. He is a successful business man and also the chairman of Slok Holding, Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria. Forbes has estimated his net worth to be $1 billion. He is popularly counted among the richest people in Nigeria.

8.  Jim Ovia is among the richest people in Nigeria:

He is from the southern part of Nigeria and he was born in November 4th, 1951. He is a successful business man and he is the founder of Zenith Bank Plc. He attended University of Louisiana in U.S.A. Forbes has estimated his net worth to be $980 million. He is popularly counted among the richest people in Nigeria.

9.  Bola Shagaya is among the richest people in Nigeria:

She is from the north central part of Nigeria and she was born in October 10, 1959. She is a successful business woman, she is into oil and gas and currently sit on the board of Unity bank, Nigeria. She attended Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria. Forbes has estimated her net worth to be $950 million.

10.   Fifi Ejindu is among the richest people in Nigeria:

She is from the southern part of the Nigeria, she is a successful business woman, she is into oil and gas, real estate and building construction. She studied architecture at Pratt institute in New York. Forbes has estimated her net worth to be $850 million. She is popularly counted among the richest people in Nigeria.

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