Top Ten Richest Politicians in Nigeria
When we are talking about wealthy people in Nigeria, the first set of people that comes to mind are the politicians. In Nigeria there are rich politicians and there are very rich politicians. In simple explanation, some politicians are richer than the others. Below are the lists of the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria and their net worth
- Atiku Abubakar
Atiku Abubakar is one of the top richest politicians in Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar is arguably the richest. Atiku Abubakar is popular for his vice president position under president Olusegun Obasanjo who served two terms in office from 1999 to 2007. Atiku Abubakar was also a presidential candidate in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar lost to the re-elected president Muhammadu Buhari
Atiku Abubakar is also known for his business prowess, he has a logistics company and a huge interest in the American University of Nigeria which he founded in 2015. Estimates show that Atiku Abubakar is currently worth $7 billion.
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida also known as IBB is one of the notable rich politician in Nigeria. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida riches are also evident that he is ranked one of the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria for many years. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida served as president of Nigeria during the military regime. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida is also popular for having annulled one of the fairest elections in Nigeria the June 12 1991 election that favoured MKO Abiola. Maybe he saved his money while in power, who knows, his net worth is estimated to be about $5 Billion.
- Olusegun Obasanjo
Olusegun Obasanjo is known as OBJ was born on the 5th of May 1935. He is a PhD holder who also served as Army general during the military regime. He also became the executive president of Nigeria in 1999 where he served two terms. Olusegun Obasanjo has a big farm in Ota, Ogun state. Olusegun Obasanjo has investments in several businesses especially, in the oil sector both in within and outside the country. Olusegun Obasanjo is ranked as one of the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria and he is one of the most top influential in the world and his net worth is valued at $1.6 billion.
- Ifeanyi Ubah
Ifeanyi Ubah brought money into politics, Ifeanyi Ubah did not just start getting money when he joined politics. Ifeanyi Ubah was said to have made his first million when he was 19 years old. Ifeanyi Ubah was born in the eastern part of Nigeria, Anambra state, Ifeanyi Ubah is said to have made his money from export businesses such as spare parts and many more. Ifeanyi Ubah is also into oil and gas, real estate, transportation, and sports. Ifeanyi Ubah has a football club names after him, he is versatile man. Ifeanyi Ubah net worth is around $1.7 billion.
- Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Bola Ahmed Tinubu is also know in the country as Jagaban. Bola Ahmed Tinubu is one of the most influential politicians in Nigeria. Bola Ahmed Tinubu is notable for his Godfatherism especially in the APC, the leading political party in Nigeria as at 1019. Bola Ahmed Tinubu was former governor of Lagos state and was believed to have made most of his money from politics. Bola Ahmed Tinubu net worth is estimated to be $1.5 billion.
- Rochas Anayo Okorocha
Rochas Anayo Okorocha is from Imo state, Nigeria. Rochas Anayo Okorocha is also one of those politicians that were said to have had their riches before venturing into politics. Rochas Anayo Okorocha has investments in mane businesses. Rochas Anayo Okorocha also served as two terms governor of imo state. Rochas Anayo Okorocha net worth is $1.5 billion.
- Orji Uzor Kalu
- Dino Melaye
Dino Melaye is one of the most influential politicians under the flag of the people democratic party. Dino Melaye is one of the richest politicians in Nigeria and he is always showing it. Dino Melaye always upload several videos and images of himself and his exotic cars online, Dino Melaye is love cars. Dino Melaye is currently serving other terms as a senator in the district of Kogi west. Dino Melaye is also popular for his outspokenness and also his unsupportive attitude towards president Muhammadu Buhari regime. Dino Melaye net worth is valued at $800 million.
- Rotimi Chibuike Amechi.
Rotimi Chibuike Amechi was former governor of rivers state and a vibrant member of APC political party. Rotimi Chibuike Amechi net worth is estimated to be around $780
- Ben Murray Bruce
Lookint at Ben Murray Bruce alone, you will know that he is very rich. Ben Murray Bruce is a businessman and a vibrant Politian. Ben Murray Bruce is the founder of the popular Silverbird Group of Nigeria. Ben Murray Bruce is a social media facilitator; Ben Murray Bruce is also an active organizer of the annual beauty contest called MBGN ( Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria). Ben Murray Bruce net worth is estimated to a whooping $700 million.