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5 richest lawyers in Nigeria


1. Adewale Tinubu

He is best known as the ‘King of African Oil’ in and outside Nigeria. Even though Adewale’s wealth and success are mainly associated with Oando PLC, he studied law in the UK and worked as an attorney and corporate lawyer.

The famous lawyer’s estimated net worth is about 800 million U.S. dollars.

Tijani Babatunde (Tunde) Folawiyo - richest lawyer in Nigeria
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2. Tijani Babatunde Folawiyo

Babatunde Folawiyo represents the Yinka Folawiyou Group (this company was founded by Tijani’s dad), works for MTN Nigeria (he is the Director of this telecommunications firm), and has reached impressive heights as both a businessman and lawyer. Forbes estimates his net worth as approximately 650-700 million U.S. dollars, which sounds really motivating for all young men and women who wish to become a lawyer.

3. John Olatunde Ayeni

This is another successful man on our list of top richest lawyers in Nigeria. He combines the job of a lawyer with business and investments, he represents lots of major companies in Nigeria (including Skye Bank, ASO Savings & Loans and OMS).

Mr. Ayeni’s estimated net worth is reportedly about 600 million U.S. dollars.

4. Afe Babalola

This successful man is a lawyer, farmer and education specialist. He is the brain behind Afe Babalola University which is one of the biggest private universities in Nigeria.

He founded a well-known Nigerian law company. Thanks to all his projects, he has a net worth of approximately 500 million U.S. dollars.

Adewunmi Ogunsanya - richest lawyer in Nigeria
Image source: The Guardian Nigeria

5. Adewunmi Ogunsanya

Representing numerous companies, this Nigerian man is a good lawyer. He owns Ogunsanya & Ogunsanya, a top level law firm in the country.

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According to different estimates, Mr. Adewunmi net worth is over 250 million U.S. dollars.

There are so many wealthy top lawyers in Nigeria that we cannot name them all in our list of the top richest lawyers in Nigeria. You can share the names of many others with us in the comments.

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