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  1. Hakeem Belo-Osagie

This is popular man in Nigeria who is said to be the number 20 of the richest men that we have in Nigeria today. The number 20 richest man in Nigeria is a petroleum economist who is as well as a businessman.

The net worth of this 20 richest man in Nigeria is mentioned to be about $600 million dollars.

This richest man is also the chairman of Etisalat which is the 4th largest mobile telecom network in Nigeria, with about more than 18 milliion customers now. This man is a renowned philanthropist who is regularly donates to the African Leadership Academy.

The learning institution is based in the university of Johannesburg, in South Africa trains as the best students on how to become future leaders. This man is also holds as an M.A. from the Oxford University in England.

He has the Net Worth of about $600 Million dollars as estimated in the Industry of Oil and Gas and Telecom companies in Nigeria.

  1. Tunde Folawiyo
    This man is one of the richest men in Nigeria who is said to be the number 19 richest men we have in Nigeria.

The number 19 richest man in Nigeria is a Nigerian businessman and at the same time a director of Yinka Folawiyo Group oil company. This oil company exploration firm, which is known as Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum, owns about 60% interest in one of oil block that contains the Aje offshore field.

There are other assets include some of minority stakes in Nigeria’s Access Bank and mobile phone carrier MTN Nigeria as whole.

He has the total Net Worth of about $650 dollars as estimated in the Industry of Oil & Gas, Telecom.

  1. Alhaji Mohammed Indimi
    This is anothet popular richest man who is said to be the number 18 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

The number 18 of the richest men in Nigeria is said to be the founder of Oriental Energy Resources, which is a privately owned Nigerian oil exploration company, and also a production company that owns about 3 major offshore assets in Nigeria now including OML 115, Ebok Field (OML 67), and another company known as Okwok Field (OML 67).

The daughter of this richest man in Nigeria is married to the one of the son of former military dictator of Nigeria, as Ibrahim Babangida.

He has the total Net Worth of about $670 Million dollars in the Industry of Oil & Gas, Self-made.

  1. Mr. Emmanuel Ojei
    Here is another richest man who is said to be the number 17 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

The number 17 of the richest men in Nigeria (Dr. Emmanuel I. U Ojei) serves as one of the Chairman of Nuel Ojei Holding Limited company.

However, he is also the director of the worldwide group of the companies whose scope of activities remain a diverse and also include a Construction, Banking, Importation, Sales and at the same time services of a motor vehicle and Oil.

He is said to be a highly successful industrialist and at the same time an investor.

He has the total Net Worth of about $1.2 Billion dollars in the Industry of Diversified oil and vehicle company

  1. Bode Akindele
    Here is another richest man who is said to be the number 16 among the 20 richest men we have in our country, Nigeria.

The number 16 richest man in Nigeria is also a chairman of one of the Mondola Group, which is one of the largest Nigerian-owned company with interests across the side of agriculture, a beverages, a food processing, a manufacturing, a maritime, at the same time a real estate.

He has the total Net Worth of about $1.2 Billion dollars as estimated in the Industry of Diversified oil company in Nigeria.

  1. Dr. ABC Orjiakor
    Here is another richest man who is said to be the number 15 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

This number 15 of the richest men in Nigeria is an Oil and Gas business mn who is also a chairman and co-founder of the SEPLAT company, and at the same time one of the largest petroleum development companies in Nigeria. The company has made history as the frst indigenous oil and gas company in Nigeria to list on one of the united kingdom,London Stock Exchange. The well known comapany is a dual-listing on both of the Nigerian and the London exchanges which valued at anout $1.91 billion dollars.

One of the Initial Public Offer which also raised the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalization by about percentage of 2.23 as that time. There is no doubt that the World Economic Forum (WEF) named as SEPLAT, a Global Growth Company in the year of 2014. This richest man (Orjiakor) is also operating another ventures in a construction, real estate, pharmaceuticals, and at the same time a shipping ventures.

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He has the total Net Worth of about $1.2 Bcompany.dollars as estimated in the industry of Oil and Gas company

  1. Igho Sanomi
    Sanomi is another richest man who is mentioned to be the number 14 of the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

This number 14 richest man in Nigeria (Igho Sanomi) is one of the youngest billionaire in Nigeria who is also the founder and CEO of Taleveras Group, and a Nigerian energy, power, construction, and at the same time a trading conglomerate with an annual revenue of about $3.5 billion dollars.

The richest man has business interests in an oil, telecommunications, maritime, aviation and at the same time a real estates.

He is among the young professionals in Nigeria who are establishing themselves as the young leaders of the private sector and business community in Nigeria now.

He has the total Net Worth of about $1.3 Billion dollars as estimated in the Industry of Oil & Gas company.

  1. Benedict Peters
    Here is another richest man who is mentioned to be the number 13 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

The number 13 in this list (Benedict Peters) is also the founder and vice chairman of the Aiteo Group. The richest man in Nigeria has cut his teeth in the early nineties working with younger brother of Aliko Dan gote, known as Sayyu Dantata in the oil and gas business, and with Wale Tinubu, Mofe Boyo and Onajite Okoloko at Ocean and Oil in Oando.

So, this man is listed as the number 14h richest person in Nigeria while the 17 in the whole Africa with the net worth of aboutv$2.7 billion dollars approximately.

He has the total Net Worth of about $2.7 Billion dollars as estimated in the industry Oil & Gas company.

  1. Cletus M. Ibeto
    Here is another rechest person in Nigeria who is said to be the number 12 among the 20 riches men in Nigeria.

The number 12 of the riches men in Nigeria is one of the famous businessman from the industrial city of Anambra state, Nigeria. The richest man is mentioned as the leader of The Ibetto Group, which is among the largest business center from Nneewi, in Anambra state, Nigeria. The interest of the man is a span automobile spare parts, cement production, energy, hospitality, petrochemicals, and at the same time a real estate.

He has also become a household name not just in the Eastern part of Nigeria but the whole country. The man owns several hotels across the country, Nigeria under the Ibeto Hospitality brand company.

He has the total Net Worth of about $2.7 Billion dollars in the industry of Oil & Gas company.

  1. Prince Arthur Eze
    Eze is one of the richest men in Nigeria who is said to be the number 11 among the 20 richest men we have in Nigeria.

The West African oil exploration company. With the at least 36 oil acreage now, which is the largest holder of oil exploration blocks in the whole Africa.

He is the owner of the West African oil exploration company. With the at least 36 oil acreage now, which is the largest holder of oil exploration blocks in the whole Africa.

The Atlas Oranto Petroleum company is also owns an equity and a working interests in different acreages across the Gulf of the Guinea, which includes countries like Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Mali, Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, and the Republic of Benin and others.

He has the total Net Worth of about $5.7 Billion dollars in one of Ventures Africa in
Oil & Gas industry.

  1. Oba Oteduko
    Here is another rechest man who is said to be the number 10 among the 20 richest men we have in Nigeria.

This number 10 of the richest men in Nigeria (Obafoluke Otudeko) is said to have the net worth of about $650 million dollars as estimated.

This number 10 of the richest men in Nigeria is said to be a professional Banker and also a a professional Secretary.

His business interests goes out locally as well as internationally. The wealth of this man comes from investments and a lot of entrepreneurship, the richest man has sat on boards of prestigious firms that include Fan of Milk Plc, Airtel company in Nigeria, Honeywell Group, First Bank company in Nigeria, Eco Bank,and at the same time a Guinness company Nigeria Plc.

This man has served as the Chairman of the Honeywell board which is a prominent waterfront hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos with operations stretching across oil and gas, flour milling, real estate and at the same time a marine transportation in Nigeria.

The richest man (Oba) is also owns a minority stakes in the First Bank and Ecobank companies in Nigeria.

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He has the total Net Worth of about $650 Million dollars as estimated in the
Industry of Diversified company.

  1. Jim Ovia
    Here is another rich man who is mentioned to be the number 9 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

The number 9 of the richest men in Nigeria is said to have an estimated net worth of about $850 million dollars approximate.

This richest man in Nigeria is said to be the founder of Zenith bank which is the second largest company in the whole Nigeria. This baank (Zenith bank) has so many headquarters in Victoria Island, Nigeria which also has a lot of branches in Ghana, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Gambia, and even in United Kingdom.

The man has a Quantum of Luxury Properties include a five-star, 150-bed Marriott hotel in Lagos state, Nigeria. And additionally, this man owns different numbers of properties all over the country, Nigeria.

  1. Orji Uzor Kalu
    Here is another rich man who is said to be the number 8 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

The number 8 of the richest men in Nigeria (Orji Uzor Kalu) is also said to be the chairman of SLOK Holding company which is a Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers across the Nigeria.

This richest man in Nigeria has also served as governor of Abia State, Nigeria from the year of 1999 to the year of 2007.

Mr. Kalu is mentioned to be the chairman of First International Bank Limited company, a bank which operates in so many branches in the country of Gambia.

He has the total Net Worth of about $1.1 Billion dollars as estimated in the
Industry of Oil & Gas company.

  1. Tony Elumelu
    Here is another rich man who is said to be the number 7 of the richest men in Nigeria.

This number 7 of richest men in Nigeria was born in the year of1964. This man is said to be the Chief executive and also a Group managing director of the United Bank of Africa (UBA).

Going by this man being one of the most outstanding entrepreneurs that we have in Africa, the man is also sits on alot of boards. This number 7 richest man in Nigeria is also a director at a Standard Global Services Ltd company and at the same time a director of ADIC company in Nigeria.

The number 7 of the richest men in Nigeria is also said to be the chairman of Standard of Alliance Insurance company, Verticom Wireless, STB capital markets, and at the same time a Flame Petroleum and Gas Limited company.

This man is one of the richest men in Nigeria currently, with a variety of investments, including a controlling interest in Transcorp, Nigeria’s largest publicly traded conglomera comapny which is a significant stake in the United Bank for Africa; and as well as an extensive portfolio of real estate across the whole Nigeria and other of his assets.

He has the total Net Wort of about $1.4 Billion and others said to be $1.6 Billion dollars for Investments.

  1. Alhaj Abdulsalam Rabiu
    This is another popular richest man who is said to be the number 6 of the richest men in Nigeria.

The number 6 of the richest men in Nigeria (Abdulsamad Isyaku Rabiu) is estimated to have the net worth of about $700 million dollars while having 1.5 billion dollars as in one of the Ventures in Africa.

Abdussalam Rabiu is a Nigerian businessman who was born in kano, Nigeria in the year of 1928.

This number 6 richest man in Nigeria was born to be in a business-oriented family. This richest man has learned the business tactics from His biological father who was also a successful businessman, and the same time a religious scholar. The main line of business of the man includes trading in commodities such as sugar, rice, and vegetable oil and others.

This nigerian richest man is said to be the chairman of BUA group currently which is involved in about flour milling, sugar refining, and processing of different vegetable oil.

This number 6 of among the 20 richest men in Nigeria was named as the Abdulsamad’s fortune grew from about $670 million dollars in the year of 2012 to about $1.2 billion dollars this year of 2020.

He has the total Net Worth of about $1.5 Billion dollars in the industry of Consumer Goods.

  1. Theophilus Danjuma
    Here is another rich man who is said to be the number 5 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

The number 5 of the richest men in Nigeria (Theophqilus Danjuma) was born on 9th December, in the year of 1938, Takum, Taraba state, Nigeria.

This Nigerian richest man has started off as a soldier where he served in the Nigerian Army. The Nigerian richest man also ventured into the politics where he also served as a Minister of Defense under the President of Olusegun Obasanjo administration.

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He is the chairman of ths South Atlantic Petroleum which is a Nigerian upstream oil, gas exploration and at the same time a production company.

He has the total Net Worth of about $1.7 Billion dollars while others said it to be $1.8 dollars in the industry of Oil & Gas company.

  1. Folorunsho Alakija
    Here is another rich woman who is said to be the number 4 of the richest men in Nigeria.

The number 4 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria who is currently the richest woman in the whole Africa with a net worth of about $2.1 billion dollars. Going by some years back, this woman has made a headline in the few years back when she has unseated Oprah Winfrey to be the richest black woman in the world.

The oil company of this woman, Famfa Oil Limited company was established in the year of 1993.

Her oil company is said to have generated at least the sum of about $10 million dollars daily as a profit. This woman has another investments in real estate apart from the oil company which is said to be worth about $100 million dollars as estimated.

She has the total Net Worth of about $2.1 billion dollars as estimated in industry of Fashion, Oil, and Printing company.

  1. Femi Otedola
    Here is another popular richest man who is mentioned to be the number 3 among the 20 richest men we have in Nigeria.

This number 3 of the richest men in Nigeria (Otedola) is said to one of the richest men in Nigeria because he is controlling shareholder of Forte Oil, with about 78% stake company whocj owns gas and petrol stations and at the same time a fuel storage depots.

The company manufactures an own line of engine oils. The company has shared a rose in the year of 2014 as a resiult of a new investments in the power generation and as well as distribution in Nigeria.

He has the total Net Worth of about $2.3 Billion dollars as estimated in the
Industry of Oil & Gas company.

  1. Mike Adenuga
    Here is another famous richest man who is said to be the number 2 among the 20 richest men in Nigeria.

This number 2 richest man in Nigeria (Mike Adenuga) is mentioned to be the among the richest men in Nigeria and the 5th in the whole Africa.

The man is said to have the estimated net worth of about $4.7 billion dollars now. This billionaire businessman in Nigeria has amassed his wealth from a known telecommunications sector and at the same time an oil industry. This 2nd richest man in Nigeria is the one of the founder of 2nd largest cellula phone.

He has the total Net Worth of about $10.5 Billion dollars while others said to be $8 Billion dollars as estimated in the industry of Telecoms, Oil, and Gas company.

  1. Aliko Dangote
    Here is another richest man who is saidbto be the number 1 among the richest men that we have in Nigeria.

Alhaji Aliko Dangote’s net worth is said to be estimated to about $21.6 billion dollars. This number 1 of the richest men in Nigeria is also the richest man in the whole Africa, and at the same time the 67th.

This richest man (Aliko Dan gote was born in Kano, Nigeria on 10th April in the yaer of 1957. The richest man has attended one of the famous university in the world Al–Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt where the man learned in the field of Business Studies.

This number 1 of the richest men in Nigeria is the chairman as well as the CEO of Dangote Group Companies which has interests in the field of mining, petroleum, steel, and and as well as cement.

The companies are operating across the Africa in countries like Zambia, Cameroon, Ghana, Togo, South Africa, and Benin republic. The richest man in Nigeria also holds some stakes in about 2 undeveloped offshore oil comapany fields in the Nigeria.

The number 1 of the richest men in Nigeria (Aliko Dangote) is mentioned as the number one of the richest men in Nigeria because of being the most cement and other things producer in the whole Nigeria.

He has the total Net Worth of about $12.5 Billion dollars as estimated wile others said to be $25.7 Billion dollars in the
Industry of Cement, Sugar, Flour companies.

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