List Of The 10 Richest Nigerians In 2017 According To Forbes Magazine

Published 2 years ago by: onuigbo felicia
at 04:08 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)

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The “money ranking” international magazine, Forbes has released its latest list of richest people in Nigeria in 2017.
In the latest release, 9 Nigerians made the billionaires club cut with some, just few million dollars away from reaching the benchmark.
Below are top 10 richest men in Nigeria according to Forbes ranking 2017, ranging from the least to the top.
10. Oba Otudeko: Net Wort – $650 million.
9. Jim Oviah : Net Worth – $1 billion.
8. Orji Uzor Kalu: Net Worth – $1.1 billion.
7. Tony Elumelu: Net worth – $1.4 billion.
6. Abdusalam Rabiu:  Net Worth – $1.5 billion.
5. Theophilus Danjuma:  Net Worth – $1.7 billion.
4. Folorunsho Alakija: Net Worth – $2.1 billion.
3. Femi Otedola:Net Worth – $2.3 billion.
2. Mike Adenuga: Net Worth – $10.5 billion.
1. Aliko Dangote: Net Worth – $12.5 billion.

10. Oba Otudeke: Oba Otudeke is the chairman and founder of the honey well group. He is also the chairman of FBN Holdings Plc. His operations spread across oil and gas, flour minning, real estate, and marine transportation.Net Worth: $650 million.

9. Jim Oviah: Jim Oviah is the founder of Zenith Bank. He is the chairman and the largest shareholder with a stake of almost 10%. He also manages a mobile telecom Visafone which has over 3 million subscribers. Net Worth: $1 billion.

8. Orji Uzor Kalu: The former governor of Abia State. He is the founder and chairman of Slok Holding. A conglomerate with interest in shipping, banking, oil, trading, manufacturing and the media. He became a real business man at the age of 19 after being expelled from a Nigerian University for allegedly spearheading a series of student riots. Net Worth: $1.1 billion.

7. Tony Elumelu: A philanthropist and founder of the Transcorp and Heirs Holdings. He was the chairman of United Bank for Africa and was estimated to worth $1.4 billion.

6. Abdusalam Rabiu: Abdusalam is the founder of the famous BUA Group. A conglomerate active in sugar refining, cement production, real estate and port operations. In September 2015, his Group signed a $600 million deal with a chinease cement equipment service provider Sinoma Internation Engineering to construct a second production line located in Edo State Niger Delta, Nigeria. Net Worth: $1.5 billion.

5. Theophilus Danjuma: Former Nigerian Chief of Army staff between 1975 to 1979. He is the current chairman of Athlantic Petroleum. Net Worth: $1.7 billion.

4. Folorunsho Alakija: Folorunsho is a business tycoon that who has interest in fashion,oil and printing industries. She is the richest Woman in Nigeria and the richest woman of the African descent in the world. Net Worth: $2.1 billion.

3. Femi Otedola: He is the CEO of Zenon Oil and Gas and Forte Oil Plc. He has interest in real estates amongst other sectors. Net Worth: $2.3 billion.

2. Mike Adenuga: Mike Adenuga is the second richest man in Nigeria with interest in Oil and Gas and telecoms. He is the owner of Globacom, Nigeria's second biggest telecom operatorsand the chairman of Conoil. Net Worth: $10.5 billion.

1. Aliko Dangote: Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Nigeria, Africa and of course the richest black man in the world. In 2014, he ranked as the 24th richest man in the world but has since then fallen to positions below 100 due to Nigeria's poor Naira. Net Worth: $12.5 billion.

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24magic at 04:27 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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Is this list correct
warribimboye at 04:50 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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Where are d looters???
EDDYPRINCE at 04:57 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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chukkychukky at 05:47 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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am nxt

morgan1 at 06:10 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes,,,,,i dey ;ook from younder,,,
victorstic1 at 06:50 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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schmit at 07:48 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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My name pls b4 I vex
akinmanchy at 08:12 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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Una check dem bank account and pockets? Make una just dey deceive una sef

Wazubia at 08:18 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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Who them EPP.
beneno at 09:09 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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TWIMC  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Barbertunday at 10:43 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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 ::)Where davido papa name Roll Eyes :
gogoman at 11:07 PM, 30/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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rizzotti at 05:10 AM, 31/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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what impact has these money's made to the poor masses in nigeria ?
Larry28 at 08:52 AM, 31/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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