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Top 10 Richest Women in Nigeria and their Net Worth

Filed in Profile by on February 14, 2022



– Richest Women in Nigeria –

The richest Women in Nigeria… Decades ago, women were not in the positioning of owning companies, working in banks or leading any organisation, but today, women are now into business which were once only headed by men and are very successful. There are more finally dependent women now in Nigeria.

Richest Women in Nigeria

10 Richest Women in Nigeria

Who are Nigeria’s wealthiest women? We frequently discuss the wealthiest men in Nigeria and Africa, but we often overlook the wealthiest women.

As a result, over the last two decades, women all over the world, including on the African continent, have made financial waves and contributed to the African economy.

Women have also taken their position among the movers and shakers of the country’s financial crème de la crème in Nigeria.

Below are the lists of the top 10 richest women in Nigeria:

1. Folorunsho Alakija

Richest Women in Nigeria

Folorunsho Alakija was born in 1951. She is 66 years old. This woman has maintained her title as the richest woman in Nigeria for years and also the second richest woman in Africa.

Her wealth comes from her oil company, FAMFA Oil, involved in the production and exploration of oil and gas.

She owns many properties in Nigeria, including a private jet. She is also into fashion designing, which has formed part of her wealth.

Also, she studied fashion design at American College London and Central School of Fashion. Folorunsho Alakija was once a secretary at the International Merchant Bank of Nigeria. The bank is no longer functioning. This business tycoon is also into printing business.

Folorunsho Alakija’s wealth is worth over $1.4 billion dollars. In 2014, she overtook Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman in the world.

2. Haija Bola Shagaya

Richest Women in Nigeria

This is the second richest woman in Nigeria and the fourth richest woman in Africa. She is the CEO of Bolmus Group International; this company is involved in different aspects of the economy including banking, oil and real estate business.

She is also a board member of Unity Bank Plc. This woman has also invested in communication and photography. Haija Bola Shagaya’s major wealth comes from oil and gas. She owns many houses in Nigeria and other properties in foreign countries.

Bola Shagaya is worth over $1 billion and she owns a private jet worth over $30 million.

3. Daisy Danjuma

Richest Women in Nigeria

We consider Daisy Danjuma to be the richest woman entrepreneur in Nigeria. She is the wife of Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, one of the richest men in Nigeria. Most of her wealth comes from her billionaire husband.

In 2003, it elected her as Senator, which helped to boost her bank accounts. She was once the chairman of the Senate Committee on Women Affairs and Youth Development and also the chairman of ECOWAS Parliament’s Women and Children Rights Committee.

Daisy Danjuma is worth $1 billion naira, also owns a private jet worth over $40 million.

4. Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi

Richest Women in Nigeria

This woman is doubtlessly one of the richest women in Nigeria and Africa. She was once the Federal Minister of Aviation in Nigeria.

Therefore, she also worked at NNPC and later created her own company, Sea Petroleum & Gas Company Limited. She served as the campaign Director of Administration and Finance for former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi is worth about $1 billion.

5. Fifi Ejindu

Fifi is the great-granddaughter of the king of Cobham Town in Calabar, King Ekpo Bassey. She graduated from Pratt Institute as an architect. They also ranked her as one of the richest women in Nigeria and Africa.

Fifi created her own company, Starcrest Group of Companies involved in oil and gas, building construction and real estates. She made her wealth from her company.

Fifi Ejindu might not be very popular, but she is worth over $600 million.

6. Stella Okoli

Dr Stella has made her place among the richest women in Nigeria and Africa. She is the founder of Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited.

However, whose primary aim is to produce drugs, and these drugs have been consumed in Nigeria and Africa. She has the drive to provide available and affordable health care to Nigerians.

In 2014, she received two honours from the former President Goodluck Jonathan and ECOWAS as a Member of Order in Nigeria and ECOWAS International Gold Award, respectively.

Dr Stella is worth over $500 million.

7. Bimbo Alase

They placed bimbo as one of the richest women in Nigeria. She is the owner of Leatherworld Furniture Company, which started as a small furniture store in Lagos.

In 2005, the company partnered with a furniture-making company in Italy, NEIRI and together, they made some of the best furniture in Africa.

Bimbo Alase is worth over $400 million.

8. Mo Abudu

Mo Abodu has been described by Forbes as “Africa’s Most Successful Woman”; she’s a media personality, a former human resources management consultant and philanthropist.

In 2013, Forbes recognised Mo Abudu as the first African Woman to own a Pan-African TV channel; the Hollywood Reporter listed.

However, she was among the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global TV and in 2014, the Women Week in New York awarded her as Entrepreneur of the year; They also honoured her with a doctorate (Honoris Causa) from Babcock University.

We estimate her to be worth $30 million dollars.

9. Late Haija Mariya Dantata

Late Haija Mariya Dantata is the mother of the richest man in Nigeria, Aliko Dangote. However, She made her wealth from lots of legal businesses.

She was a philanthropist; she donated amounts to charity unannounced. Apart from her impeccable character, she also had a drive for business and investments.

Even in death, we still rank her among the top richest women in Nigeria because she entrusted her business to people, and it is still running till date.

10. Late Maryam Babangida

The late Maryam was the wife of the late military president Badamosi Babangida. Even in death, her accumulated wealth still places her among the richest women in Nigeria.

However, she had businesses in Nigeria and in foreign countries and her children and families still manage them.

This is all about the Top 10 Richest Women in Nigeria 2018.

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CSN Team.



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