According to Forbes Africa's Rich List, there are 11 super duper rich Nigerians, occupying strong positions. Alhaji Aliko Dangote again, remains the Numero Uno or the capo di tutti capi, which translates to mean the ''master boss or boss of all bosses'' with a net worth of $12 Billion, a $2 Billion leap from the $10.1 billion he had before. In Africa, South Africa leads with the highest number of people on the list with 12, while Nigeria has 11, Egypt has 8 and Morocco has 5.
The Nigerians on the list are as follows-
1.Aliko Dangote- $12 Billion- 1st on the overall list- Dangote Group/other investments
2.Otunba Michael Adenuga- $4.6 Billion -5th on the list- Globacom & other investments
3.Jim Ovia- $825 Million-19th on the list- ZenithBank, Visafone etc
4.AbdulSamad Rabiu- $675 Million- 21st on the list- BUA Group
5.Folorunsho Alakija- $600 Million- 24th on the list-Famfa Oil
6.Theophilus Danjuma- $600 Million- Joint 24th with Folorunsho Alakija. former defense Minister
7.Obafoluke Otudeko- $575 Million- Honeywell Group & others
8.Mohammed Indimi- $550 Million- Oil investment, Babangida's in law
9.O.B Lulu Briggs- $500 Million- 31st on the list- Moni Pulo investment Limited
10.Sani Bello- $425 Million- 37th on the list, former Governor and Ambassador
11.Hakeem Bello-Osagie-$400 Million- 40th on the list, former UBA Chairman, Etisalat & others.
|O.B LULU BRIGGS|