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Top 10 Richest Families In Nigeria (2022)


In Nigeria, we have so many wealthy families, but as we know it, there are levels to having money. This list additionally consists of family members including husband, spouses, and even children. The families you’ll find in this list aren’t millionaires but billionaires with a whole lot of assets for their many generations to benefit.

There’s no question that most people would like to recognize the wealthiest family in Nigeria. In this article, we will communicate about some of the wealthiest households in Nigeria and also come up with the perception of their wealth and what they are well worth.

10. SARAKI circle of relatives

Saraki Family
Saraki Family

The outstanding contributors of the Saraki own family are Bukola Saraki, Gbemisola Saraki, and ̣Olusola Saraki. As we all understand that Saraki’s family is the maximum distinguished own family in Kwara State, it’s additionally regarded that Saraki’s family is one of the wealthiest political families in the Federation. The family progenitor, Olushola Saraki, was  a one-time Senator and Governor of Kwara state from 2003 to 2011.

9. TEJUOSHO circle of relatives

Tejuoso Family
Tejuoso Family

The progenitor of the Tejuosho circle of relatives turned into Bisoye Tejuosho. She is a distinguished Nigerian businesswoman from Abeokuta. Her father is a farmer and the main figure in Abeokuta.

She is known as the founder of a foam manufacturing firm and the Mum of Oba Adedapo Tejuosho. A different prominent family member is Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, who is the wife of Prince Kayode Tejuade. She is a politician, a trained lawyer, and the fourth term Lagos state residence of meeting legislator, representing the Mushin Constituency I. She is also the Chairperson of the Lagos state house of Committee on Finance.

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Fajemirokun family
Fajemirokun family

The founder of this circle of relatives, Henry Oloyede Fajemirokun, became an exchange unionist who later became one of the most essential Nigerian industrialists and businessmen. He also become the founding father of Henry Stephen, a pioneer organization in the Nigerian oil enterprise. This became the primary indigenous private oil business enterprise to get an offshore exploration license in the US.

7. OKOYA-THOMAS family

Okoya-Thomas Family

The progenitor of this family is Prince Molade Okoya-Thomas. The circle of relatives is one of the most famous families in Lagos. Prince Molade Okoya turned into a prominent businessman and the chairman of CFAO Nigeria, restrained earlier than he died on the 2nd of February, 2015. He was the primary local personnel of CFAO, and he served the corporation for fifty-two years.

He became the Director of Transcap Nigeria limited and additionally the Chairman of Studio Press Nigeria limited.

An outstanding member of Okoya Thomas’s circle of relatives is Princess Olajumoke Abidemi Okoya-Thomas, house of Reps representing Lagos Island I,  Federal Constituency of Lagos.

6. TINUBU family

Tinubu Family

The cutting-edge aspirant for the Federal Republic of Nigeria presidential race, Bola Tinubu, is the forerunner of the Tinubu family with a envisioned net worth of over $30 million. Tinubu is popularly regarded as the Jagaban of Lagos state. This makes him one of the richest politicians in Nigeria. His wife, Oluremi Tinubu, is likewise some other distinguished family member. She is a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

5. Folawiyo circles of relatives

Folawiyo Family
Tunde Folawiyo

Tunde Folawiyo heads the popular Folawiyo family. Tunde Folawiyo is the son of the overdue Chief Wahab Folawiyo. His cutting-edge internet well-worth is $650 million, according to Forbes. The family assets include Yinka Folawiyo and sons, a Global enterprise that later became the most important group with investments in transport, real property, agriculture, and energy, now known as the Yinka Folawiyo group.

4. BRIGGS circle of relatives

Briggs Family
Briggs Family

The Briggs family is one of the wealthiest families in Nigeria on our list. The progenitor of the Briggs family, Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs, is Moni Pulo limited’s founding father, a private indigenous oil and gas exploration and production business enterprise. Also, his wife, Mrs. Seinye Lulu-Briggs, is the Chief Executive Officer of Rachael Hotels Limited. She is an experienced administrator and a successful entrepreneur.

Another outstanding family member is leader Dumo Lulu Briggs, who changed into the pioneer government director and leading operating officer of Moni Pulo Ltd from 1995-2002. He is a trained legal professional and a member of the Nigeria Bar association (NBA).

3. IBRU family

Ibru Family

The famous Ibru family are the founders of Ibru Organization, the family’s business which became discovered in 1956. The company is one of the most important corporations in Nigeria with over 10,000 employees. The business enterprise has varied business interests which encompass transport, Agriculture, Aviation, and Banking in addition to oil and gas.

Micheal Ibru turned into the founding father of the organization. He started operating in the United Africa organization (U A C) from 1951 – 1956, which gave him an earlier understanding earlier than partnering with Jimmy large to form the Laibru trading enterprise.

Another prominent member of the family is Alex Ibru, the chairman of Rutan motors and an ex-minister of inner affairs from 1993 – 1995.

2. The Otedola Family

Otedola Family
Femi Otedola and his Family

This is the Family of Famous oil Billionaire Femi Otedola, father to four rich children, Florence (DJ Cuppy), Temi, Fewa, and Tolani Otedola. Femi Otedola the head of the family is a billionaire, owner of Forte oil, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd along with a couple of other Real estate, Finance, and Shipping businesses. Femi Otedola is also the owner of multiple homes both at home and abroad.

His firstborn daughter, Tolani is a rich young lady and a singer. Florence Otedola popularly known as DJ cuppy is a celebrity Nigerian Disk jockey and Nigerian Ambassador. The third born of the Otedola Family is Temi Otedola, she’s a Nigerian actress who’s engaged to Mr. Eazi, a famous Nigerian artiste and billionaire. Temi recently starred in an OAU movie, Citation, produced by Kunle Afolayan.

1. Dangote-Dantata Family

Aliko Dangote and Family

Aliko Dantata-Dangote is a famous billionaire and the richest man in Africa.  He is the CEO of Dangote Group, the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa with various divisions like Dangote Cement, Dangote Flour, and Dangote Refinery. 

Chief Al-Hassan Dantata, Dangote’s father, was also a rich businessman who was a major supplier of raw materials in the colonial era. As of 1950, he was one of the wealthiest men in West Africa. Other famous businessmen in the family include; Mamuda Dantata and Mudi Dantata.

Through this analysis, you surely have been enlightened on the performance your favourite family made in their strata and how it is relevant to their breakthrough. Let us know what you think in the comment box below.

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