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Top 6 richest men and women in Nigeria

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Nigeria is blessed with business invested men and women. Here is a list of the top 6 richest men in Nigeria. The list also covers some richest women in Nigeria.

Nigeria is also blessed with enormous natural wealth and resources, and as you will see down this list of top 6 richest men in Nigeria, some of these rich men made their wealth on Crude oil business and some other natural resources.

Here are the top 6 list of the richest Nigerian men and women currently making waves in the country and the world at large.

1. Aliko Dangote – Net worth of $9 Billion

The no 1 richest man and person in Nigeria is Aliko Dangote with a net worth of around $9 billion. Aliko Dangote tops our list of the top 1 richest men in Nigeria.

Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Nigeria, is also the richest man in Africa.

Aliko Dangote, an ethnic of Hausa Muslim from Kano State, was born on the 10th of April 1957 into a wealthy Muslim family, the son of Mohammed Dangote and Mariya Sanusi Dantata, the daughter of Sanusi Dantata.

2. Mike Adenuga – Net worth of $6.2 billion

Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga is the second richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of around $6.2 billion.

Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga was born on the 29th of April, 1953 to Oloye Michael Agbolade Adenuga Snr and Omoba Juliana Oyindamola Adenuga, in Ibadan, Oyo State.

3. Abdulsamad Rabiu – Net worth of $3.2 billion

Abdulsamad Rabiu is the third richest man in Nigeria with a net worth of around 3.2 billion US dollars.

Abdulsamad Rabiu was born into a wealthy family on the 4th of August, 1960, in Kano State. His father, late Khalifah Isyaku Rabiu was one of Nigeria’s foremost industrialist in the northern states of Nigeria in the 1970s and 1980s.

4. Femi Otedola – Net worth of $1.8 billion

Our no 4th on the list is no other person than Femi Otedola. Femi Otedola is the 4th richest man in Nigeria, with a net worth of around $1.8 billion.

Femi Otedola born on 4th November 1962, is a Nigerian businessman,

 

5. Folorunsho Alakija – Net worth of $1billion

The no 5 in our list of top ten richest men and richest women in Nigeria is Folorunsho Alakija. Folorunsho is the richest woman in Nigeria and the 5th richest person in the country with an estimated net worth of around 1 billion U.S dollars.

Folorunsho Alakija is heavily invested in the oil and gas sector of the country, and it is one of the major reasons she had made it to the list of the top 6 richest men and women in Nigeria.

6. Uzoma Dozie – Net worth of $1 billion

The no 6 in our list of top ten richest men and richest women in Nigeria is Uzoma Dozie. Uzoma Dozie is Nigeria’s 5th richest man with an estimated net worth of around 1 billion US dollars.

Dozie was born in 1939 in Egbu village of Owerri.

 


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“Legbegbe welcome back” -Nigerians react as Toyin Abraham’s ex-lover Seun Egbegbe regains freedom after 3 years

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Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimaku‘s ex-lover, Olajide Kareem, better known as Seun Egbegbe, has regained his freedom after spending roughly three years and six months in prison.

He was locked up on February 10, 2017, after obtaining money by false pretence from no fewer than 40 bureaus de change operators in different parts of Lagos from 2015 to 2017.

Seun Egbegbe, who was the boss of Ebony Production, allegedly swindled the BDC operators out of money by claiming that he had naira to change into foreign currencies and vice versa.

He had been arraigned by the police for a series of fraud involving N39,098,100, $90,000 and £12,550. Egbegbe and one Oyekan Ayomide were first arraigned on February 10, 2017, before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, on 36 counts bordering on advance fee fraud.

The charge sheet was subsequently amended twice, with the counts eventually increased to 40 and three other defendants – Lawal Kareem, Olalekan Yusuf and Muyideen Shoyombo.
In a recent development, Federal High Court, Ikoyi has found Egbegbe guilty of just one of the 44 Counts charges after reviewing his case.

Toyin Aimaku’s ex-lover was set free yesterday 11th October 2022. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo declared that 43 of the 44 Count charges were dismissed because of a lack of witnesses to substantiate their claims.
She also denounced that the prosecuting team failed in the responsibility to produce evidence, to be backed with witnesses.

Lamenting that police tampered with the money recovered from the suspects, Justice Oguntoyinbo also ruled that all the money recovered from Egbegbe as evidence should be returned to him.
Nigerians welcomed Seun Egbegbe back after spending three years in prison with hard labour. Some reactions are shown below:

dhbwholesalesenterprises said, “iPhone 1 legbe gbe gbe welcome back, now iPhone is up to 14 waka jeje ooo

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yendishomebargains said, “Guy will come out and see that the world he was trying to please and flaunt for has left him behind , the world doesn’t really care , just try and live well”.
iam_igbinedionsammy said, “Police tampered with the money recovered from the suspects. Is anyone surprised? Certainly not me. Its the Nigerian Police in all its thieving glory”.
dattechguy said, “iPhone 1 legbegbe, Toyin Abraham your ex boo is back”.

 

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Nigerian singer Banky W and wife, Adesua Etomi has finally revealed son’s face. (Photos)

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Nigerian singer and actor cum politician, Banky W has finally revealed his son’s face.
Banky W made the revelation in a post on his Instagram page on Friday.

The singer who is married to actress, Adesuwa Etomi-Wellington announced the birth of their first child, Hazaiah Wellington in January last year.

Sharing the pictures, Banky W wrote, “My baby had our baby and he’s everything we prayed for….Hazaiah Olusegun “Champ” Wellington. God is good. Thank you Jesus. The End.

 

See the photos below;

Nigerian singer Banky W and wife,Adesua Etomi has finally revealed his son’s face. (Photos)

 


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BBNaija Alex sends messages to her former teacher

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Ex-BBNaija housemate, Alex has taken to Instagram to shade her former teachers who said she would not amount to anything good.

The brand influencer said she spoke out when other students were scared to do so and this made her teachers predict that she won’t amount to anything.

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She added that she and many other students who were dismissed as useless by teachers are now doing so well.

She went ahead to name some of the teachers who were mean to her.

“Thanks for your troubles and wickedness. It made me who I am today,” she wrote.

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