Nigeria is well known for industrious people, which has finally brought us to the concluding round-up of the World Richest Nigerians By Forbes. Now the question is who is the richest man in Nigeria?
Due to a lot of controversies and various views across the globe, Forbes is the most accredited and regulated ranking of this well notable of individuals. Without wasting much of the time lets list the world notable Nigerians on the Forbes list
Richest Nigerians by Forbes
1. Aliko Dangote
Alhaji Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. He is a philanthropist and business mogul, after which he retained his spot as the 85th richest man in the world.
He is the president of Dangote Group of Companies, Nigeria biggest player in the manufacturing sector. He is valued at 10.1 US Dollars making him the 1st World Richest Nigerians By Forbes and the richest black person in the world.
2. Mike Adenuga
Chief Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga, the chairman of Globacom, One of the major players in the telecommunication sector has made it to the 64th richest man in the world. With over several operations in other African countries, he is the 3rd richest man in Africa.
According to Forbes, he is valued at 7.7billion US Dollars making him one of the most notable Nigerians on the Forbes list.
3. Abdul Samad Rabiu
Abdul Samad Isyaku Rabiu is a Nigerian businessman who was born in Kano by a well notable industrialist. He is the chairman of the BUA Group of companies. He is the 3rd richest man in Nigeria and the 8th in Africa.
He is known as a mogul in the north and his company BUA group has several subsidiaries across Africa. He is valued at 3.1 billion US Dollars making it to the coveted list of notable Nigerians.
4. Folorunsho Alakija
Folorunso Alakija is a Nigerian businesswoman who has as the top female billionaire to make it to the Forbes list. She is int several businesses across Africa ranging from oil to auxiliary services. We all know this list would be ridiculous if she is not on the list happening that she is the richest woman in Nigeria and Africa at large.
This woman is valued at 1.9 billion US Dollars by Forbes, making her the 4th World Richest Nigerians By Forbes and the 91st richest woman in the world.
5. Femi Otedola
Femi Otedola is one of Nigeria’s most popular businessman and the father of two beautiful and lovely daughters, Dj Cuppy & Temi Otedola who are celebrities in their various fields. Femi Otedola is well known as a philanthropist, he owns over 65% of shares in one of Nigeria’s leading oil firm Forte Oil now Ardova Plc after sales of his shares so as to diversify.
Femi Otedola is estimated in the net worth of about 1.8 billion dollars, making him the 5th World Richest Nigerians By Forbes and the 154th richest in the world.
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This list has been updated as regards the annual release of billionaire ranking across the globe. This is the World Richest Nigerians By Forbes