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Top 10 Richest People in Nigeria
Welcome to Displore and thanks for watching. In this video we shall be taking you all the way to Giant of Africa and we shall be taking a look at the top 10 richest people in Nigeria. Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country and with such Population comes extremely rich people. Nigeria is home to some of the richest People on the continent and even the richest Black man on earth. The rich people on this list either started their businesses from scratch or inherited their wealth from their families. Either ways, the people on this list have worked their way to becoming some of the richest people in Africa.
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Without any further ado, these are the top 10 richest people in Nigeria
10. Orji Uzor Kalu-Net Worth $600 Million
Orji Uzor Kalu was born on April 21, 1960 to the family of Mr. Johnson Uzor Nesiegbe Kalu and Mrs Eunice Kalu. He is the chairman of SLOK Holding and the Daily Sun and New Telegraphnewspapers in Nigeria who served as theGovernorof Abia State Nigeria from May 29, 1999, to May 29, 2007. Prior to his election, he served as the chairman of the Borno Water Board and the chairman of the Cooperative and Commerce Bank Limited. Kalu was also a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Progressive People’s Alliance (PPA) and the chairman of the PPA Board of Trustees. He was the party’s presidential candidate in the April 2007 general election. He is currently a member of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC).Orji Uzor Kalu contested in the 2019 Nigerian general election to represent the people of Abia North in the senate, running under the banner of All Progressives Congress. He defeated the incumbent senatorMao Ohuabunwa. He is currented estimated to be worth $600million.
9. Hajia Bola Shagayo-Net Worth $630 Million
Hajia Bola Shagaya is a Nigerian businesswoman and fashion enthusiast. She is one of the richest women in Africa and the 8th richest in Nigeria. She started her career with the audit department of the Central Bank of Nigeria before venturing into commercial activities in 1983. Her business experience started with the importation and distribution of photographic materials and she introduced the Konica brand of photographic materials into the Nigerian market and West Africa. Hajia Bola Shagaya is also the managing director of Practoil Limited, one of the largest importers and distributors of base oil in Nigeria. Her businesses also include huge investment in real estate, spanning across major cities in the country with over three hundred employees.She is currently on the board of Unity Bank plc and has been for over eight years. She is also a member of the recently inaugurated Nepad Business Group – Nigeria. Hajia Bola Shagaya is a patron of the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN), and a fashion and art enthusiast who supports and encourages the fashion and art industry. The 60 years old business mogul is currently worth an estimated $630 million dollars.
8. Ekanem Ejindu- Net Worth $700million
Fifi Ekanem Ejindu is a Nigerian Architect, businesswoman and philanthropist. Born in Ibadan, Nigeria, she is the great granddaughter of King James Ekpo Bassey of Cobham Town in Calabar, Nigeria, and her father, Professor Sylvester Joseph Una, is from Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. She is into oil and gas, construction and real estate. Princess Fifi goes by the title of Her Highness Obonganwan King James. Offiong Ekanem Ejindu was born and raised in Ibadan, the Capital of Oyo State, Nigeria. Ejindu started her Starcrest Group of companies after returning from abroad for studies in 1995, and they comprised of Starcrest Investment Ltd, Starcrest Associates Ltd, and Starcrest Industries Ltd, all involved in real estate, oil and gas, and building construction.Princess Fifi describes her style of architecture as Neo-traditional which she defines as “building a new project with new materials, but with traditional and old-style details and features” and hence most of her projects, as she explains, bring back the Renaissance period. She is currently worth $850million.
7. Jim James Ovia- Net Worth $980million
Jim James Ovia born November 4, 1951 is a Nigerian businessman. Jim Ovia holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana, Monroe, Louisiana, USA in 1979 and a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration from Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA in 1977. He is also an Alumnus of Harvard Business School (OPM) . He founded Zenith Bank in 1