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Top 10 Richest Men in Nigeria And Their Net Worth (2023)

Nigeria is one of the largest countries in the continent with a population of over 180 million people. With such a vast population and various industries, there are many wealthy Nigerians who have made their fortune through their business ventures or investments. In this article we will be discussing the top 10 richest men in Nigeria and how much they are worth today (2023).

Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Nigeria. He was born on June 1, 1945, and he is currently aged 70 years old. He is an investor and businessman who has extensive business interests in West Africa, Europe and beyond.

Aliko Dangote owns a large stake in cement maker CVG Group (formerly known as Concrete Company of Ghana). His most valuable asset is his oil production company Aiteo Oil Company Limited (AOCL), which produces around 200 million barrels of crude oil per year from its operations in southern Niger Delta region of Nigeria’s Delta State. In 2017 AOCL became one of the largest oil companies operating under Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) umbrella after it won over four blocks from NNPC during bidding process conducted by NNPC’s Independent Petroleum Marketers’ Association (IPMA).

Mike Adenuga

Mike Adenuga is the richest man in Nigeria and the founder of Globacom. He was born in Kano, Nigeria on February 18th 1975 to Mr. and Mrs. Adegoke Adenuga (Parents). He attended St. Augustine Primary School for his primary education before moving to Federal Government College, Makurdi where he obtained his secondary school certificate in 1991.

After obtaining his secondary school certificate, Mike Adenuga enrolled at University of Abuja where he studied Computer Science with honors alongside some other top students including Dr Etete who would later become governor of Oyo State under President Goodluck Jonathan administration after being sacked by Yar’Adua government over allegations related to alleged impropriety during electioneering activities across the country which led him out of office after less than one year as governor thus ending up becoming richest man ever elected into office due to having been part owner/shareholder along with wife Rachel Estefania too who also holds shares at Globacom Holdings Plc together making them become billionaire couple from what started off as two people working together under one roof but now owning separate businesses each own separately but still sharing same platform

Wale Ojo

Wale Ojo is a Nigerian businessman, investor and philanthropist. He is the founder of Zenith Bank and one of the richest men in Nigeria. His net worth is $2.7 billion as at 2019.

Mike Adenuga, Jr.

Mike Adenuga, Jr. is a Nigerian businessman and politician. He is the son of Mike Adenuga, Sr., who was a former Governor of Anambra State during Nigeria’s military regime from 1982 to 1985.

Adenuga has been involved in politics since his early days as an opposition leader against military rule in Nigeria during the 1980s and 1990s when he served as chairman of several political parties including Citizens for Democracy (CDC), United Democratic Party (UDP) and Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA). He became governor of Anambra State on January 4th 2017 after serving as vice chairman of NLC for 10 years before that date.

Mike Adenuga, Jr., 2nd Ln.

Mike Adenuga, Jr., 2nd Ln. (born December 20, 1966) is the chairman and chief executive officer of Globacom Limited, a Nigerian multinational telecommunications firm headquartered in Lagos. He previously served as the managing director of Globacom Nigeria Limited from 1999 to 2003 and chairman of its board from 2003 to 2010.

Adenuga was appointed as the company’s CEO on November 21st 2009 after serving as COO until then.[1] Adenuga earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife,[2] before pursuing further studies at Stanford University where he received an MSc degree.[3][4] He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.[5]In 2017 Forbes listed him among “The World’s Most Powerful People In Africa” list with estimated net worth $1 billion USD[6].

Mike Adenuga, Sr.

Mike Adenuga, Sr., is a Nigerian billionaire and one of the richest men in Nigeria. He has a net worth of $10.6 billion. He inherited his wealth from his father who was an oil millionaire who built up his fortune through oil production companies over the years.

Adenuga also owns stakes in telecoms firm MTN Group as well as Naira International Bank (NIBL). His personal assets include homes in Lagos, London and New York City among others. His son Mike Adenuga Jr., is also involved in several companies including Mike Adenuga Group which owns oil pipelines across West Africa like Transcorp Ltd., Incor Oil & Gas Ltd., Ethiope Power Co Ltd etc.; it also provides liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) products for domestic consumption; Idom Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd which owns several power plants that generate power locally but sell it elsewhere such as Ghana; Mangrove Development Ltd which offers services such as dredging activities along riverside areas using machinery manufactured by Toyota Industries Europe Limited (TIE); Marketed Products Enterprise Company Limited which manufactures carbon black pigments used by industries like textile dyeing industry; Perumana Integrated Logistics Services Company II Limited operates warehouses where goods are stored before being transported elsewhere via truck or rail cars

Mike Adenuga, Sr. & Sons Nigeria Plc.

Mike Adenuga, Sr. & Sons Nigeria Plc. is a Nigerian multinational conglomerate with interests in telecommunications, oil and gas, real estate, power generation and other industries. The company was founded in the 1970s by Mike Adenuga, Sr..

The group currently operates through its subsidiaries:

  • Mike Adenuga Group (MEG) – which includes one of Nigeria’s largest conglomerates with investments across different sectors such as banking; financial services; manufacturing; retail; tourism; agriculture/food processing etc.; mining exploration operations which include oil production facilities at Jigawa State’s Wadata field under joint venture with ChevronTexaco etc.; steel mills at Lagos Island as well as Brassiere Motors Limited which employs over 2 million people worldwide including India

This is a list of the richest men in Nigeria

This is a list of the richest men in Nigeria. The list is based on Forbes’ list of the richest men in Nigeria, which was released in 2018. The net worths are derived from publicly available information and do not reflect any additional assets or liabilities that may be included in their accounts due to private trust arrangements or other factors.


This is a list of the richest men in Nigeria and their net worth. This list is not exhaustive, but it does give an idea of who is at the top of their game.

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