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Forbes Top 10 Richest Men in Nigeria(2023)

In Nigeria, as a nation we have a lot of wealthy men both in and outside of the African continent. These individuals have not only shown their wealth but as also gain recognition in their various businesses and are top the richest men in Nigeria.

Are you searching for the current richest men in Nigeria? In this article we will delve into the top 10 richest man In Nigeria 2023, who have labored in their works and made it a success and are top the richest men In Nigeria with their net worth. Read also: Top 10 Richest Yahoo Boys In Nigeria With Pictures [Latest]

  • Aliko Dangote ($14.2 billion)
  • Mike Adenuga ($6.3 billion)
  • Abdulsamad Rabiu ($7.6 billion)
  • Andy Uba ($2.1 billion)
  • Femi Otedola ($2.7 billion)
  • Emeka Offor ($2.9 billion)
  • Cletus Ibeto ($3.2 billion)
  • Orji Uzor Kalu ($3.8 billion)
  • Arthur Eze ($5.8 billion)
  • Benedict Peters ($2 billion)

Forbes Top 10 Richest Men in Nigeria 

Aliko Dangote 

Aliko Dangote is one of the richest men In Nigeria, born April 10, 1957. Aliko Dangote is known for his wealth through his business, he is the owner of the African’s largest cement which is known as Dangote cement. He owns the Dangote cement, the dangote group which involves in sugar production, food and beverages, oil and gas, real estate, telecommunications and so on. His net worth is $14.2 billion.

Mike Adenuga

Mike Adenuga also one of the richest man in Nigeria, with a net worth of $6.3 billion. He was born April 29, 1953, he is a Nigerian businessman and the founder of Globacom, a telecommunications company all around Nigeria. He also owns an oil and gas which involves in oil exploration, production and marketing. 

Abdulsamad Rabiu

Abdulsamad Rabiu one of the richest men in Nigeria, born on August 4, 1960, He is a Nigerian businessman and the founder of BUA Group, which deals in cement, sugar, and real estate, The group has invested in real estate development and infrastructure projects.His net worth is $7.6 billion.

Andy Uba

Andy Uba a Nigerian politician, was born  December 14, 1958. He is one one the richest men In Nigeria, He has held various political positions, including serving as a Special Adviser to former President Olusegun Obasanjo and running for various political offices. His Net worth is $2.1 billion.

Femi Otedola

Femi Otedola one of the richest men in Nigeria, born November 4, 1962. He is a Nigerian businessman and philanthropist known for his  various business ventures, including the energy and oil sectors. He studied at Obafemi Awolowo University from 1980 to 1985. His Net worth is $2.7 billion.

Emeka Offor

Emeka Offor was born on February 10, 1957, he is a philanthropist, and a former member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, He is the founder of The Chrome Group, The Chrome Group has investments in the oil and gas, including exploration and production activities. His net worth is $2.9 billion.

Cletus Ibeto

Cletus Ibeto a Nigerian entrepreneur, was born November 6, 1952. Cletus Ibeto is the founder and chairman of Ibeto Group, that deals with cement production, automotive, hospitality, and real estate making him one of the top richest men In Nigeria. His net worth is $3.2 billion.

Orji Uzor Kalu

Orji Uzor Kalu was born on April 21, 1960. He owns the New Telegraph newspaper, which is one of Nigeria’s prominent newspapers. Orji Uzor Kalu’s business is the founder of Slok Holding, that involves in shipping, banking, media, and more. Orji Uzor Kalu has been an active politician and served as the Governor of Abia State in Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. His net worth is $3.8 billion.

Arthur Eze

Arthur Eze, a Nigerian billionaire and businessman, who was born  November 27, 1948. He is the founder and chairman of Atlas Oranto Petroleum, a company that deals with oil exploration and production operations across Africa. Arthur Eze also owns many luxury hotels and resorts in Nigeria, such as The Capital in Abuja. His net worth is $5.8 billion.

Benedict Peters

Benedict Peters, a Nigerian businessman, was born on February 24, 1966. The founder of Aiteo Group which deals in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, with activities in exploration, production, and distribution of petroleum products. Aiteo has impacted into the agriculture sector, with a focus on promoting sustainable agricultural practices and food production. His net worth is $2 billion.


Who is the richest man in Nigeria Forbes 2023?

Aliko Dangote, The President of the Pan-African Conglomerate, the Dangote Group, has again been ranked as the richest man in Africa for 12 years, according to Forbes. 

Is Dangote richer than Ronaldo?

Dangote is estimated to have a net worth of $14.2 billion while Christian Ronaldo has a net worth of $460 million.

Who is the most powerful and richest person?

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX,  is the richest person and the richest man in the world with a net worth of $228 billion. 

How many billionaires are in Nigeria?

South Africa now has five billionaires, the most of any African country, followed by Egypt with four and Nigeria with three.

What does Forbes list mean?

Forbes list means lists that are published annually by the American magazine Forbes.


These individuals are the top richest men In Nigeria, known for their hardworking and diligent work and how they have contributed greatly to the development of the country. their contributions to the nation’s economy has made a great impact in this country and have played potential roles in shaping the nation’s economic landscape. I hope you find this information helpful leave your comment in the comment section.

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