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Top 10 Richest Politicians in Nigeria- 2018 List

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Top 10 Richest Politicians in Nigeria- 2018 List by : 5:37 am On August 20, 2018

This post is about the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria.

Politics in Nigeria remains a good means of making money. The following people in this article have been listed among the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria. Some of them, however, have already made money and fame even before joining politics. Read more related articles in #NaijaPolitics

Here are the top 10 richest politician in Nigeria.

  1. Rochas Okorocha.

Rochas OkorochaRochas Okorocha is listed among the top 10 Richest Politicians in Nigeria. Rochas Okorocha hails from Imo State; he contested and won the 2011 and 2015 Governorship elections in Imo State. He was already a rich man even before he joined politics.

Rochas founded the philanthropic organization called Rochas’ Foundation. The organization caters for the less privileged within the society by providing special colleges for them.

Rochas Okorocha is said to be worth about 1.5 billion US dollars.

 

  1. Ibrahim Badamosi Babaginda (IBB)

Ibrahim Badamosi Babaginda (IBBIbrahim Badamosi Babaginda popularly referred to as IBB is among the top 10 Richest Politicians in Nigeria. IBB was at some point in Nigeria, the Military Head of State and he was the brain behind the annulment of the June 12, 1993 elections.

IBB’s wealth is estimate at 5 billion dollars

  1. Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ)

Olusegun ObasanjoOlusegun Obasanjo is among the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria. He is popularly referred to as OBJ or Baba. He is alleged to own many investments within and outside Nigeria. Olusegun Obasanjo is among the brains bind most of the Nigeria’s political decisions. He was the president of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007.

He was born in May 5 1937 and was at a point in Nigeria, the Army General. He served as the Chairperson of the African Union from July 2004 to January 2006.

Obasanjo is estimated to worth about 1.6Billion dollars.

  1. Atiku Abubakar

Atiku AbubakarAtiku Abubakar was born November 25 1946. He is a Politician as well as an astute businessman. He served as the VP (Vice President) during Obasanjo’s regime; from 1999 to 2007. He is among the top 10 Richest Politicians in Nigeria and his wealth is valued at 1.4 Billion US Dollars.

  1. Bola Tinubu

Bola TinubuBola Tinubu is an accountant and politician; he was elected the Governor of Lagos state in May 29th 1952 and served till May 29th 2007. He has been in the Nigeria politics for a long time now.

He was born on 29 March 1952 in the city of Lagos.  He graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting at Chicago State Univertisty.

He is among the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria. His wealth is estimated at 1.5billion US Dollars.

  1. Senator Ben Murray-Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-BruceBen Muray-Bruce was born on 14 February 1956 in Lagos, to Ijaw parents Mullighan and Margaret Murray-Bruce. He is the founding father of Silverbird Group (A multinational real estate, media and entertainment company with headquarter in Lagos).

Ben Murray-Bruce represents Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly and he is among the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria. His wealth estimated at 715Million US dollars.

  1. Ifeanyi Ubah

Ifeanyi UbahIfeanyi Uba already owned several businesses before joining politics. He hails from Nnewi in Anambra state. He is the CEO of Capital Oil Limited.

He is wealth is estimated at 1.7billion US Dollars.

  1. Dino Melaye

Dino MelayeDino Melaye represents Kogi West Senatorial district in the National Assembly. He is an outspoken politician with several exotic cars and motorcycle.

Dino’s wealth is reported to be valued at 800Million US Dollars

  1. Orji Uzor Kalu

 Orji Uzor KaluOrji  Uzor Kalu is the chairman of SLOK Holding and the Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria. He was the former governor of Abia state.

He is among the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria. His wealth is estimated at 1.1Billion dollars.

  1. Rotimi Amaechi

 Rotimi AmaechiRotimi Chibuike Amaechi served as the 5th governor of Rivers State from 2007 to 2015 and was re-elected on 26 April 2011. He is among the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria and his wealth is valued at 780Million dollars

Note that the figures used in this article are just estimates and don not represent the actual value of any person’s wealth.

 

 

 

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