The Richest Politicians in Nigeria 2017 Top 10

Top 10 Of The Richest Politicians in Nigeria 2017

We live in a country were the political class are the richest set of people. Yes, contrary to the opinion of many, most of the Nigerian businesses are owned by either politicians or they have a share in them. This is not only applicable to Nigeria but with most developing countries. This of course is different from the developed world where the richest persons are not literally in the political class. This article will discuss the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria in no particular order. Their worths written here are just speculations, you just can’t know how much their exact net worth is. { Politics In Nigeria }.

Top 10 of

The Richest Politicians in Nigeria 2017

  • 1. IBRAHIM BADAMOSI BABANGIDA Net Worth

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida net worth richest politician in Nigeria

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida

Popularly known and referred to as IBB, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida is a Nigerian one time head of state (1985-1993), a military man and of course one of the richest politician in Nigeria . He hailed from Niger state. IBB is on record for annuling the June 12 Election that saw MKO Abiola as the winner. He was also one of the coup plotters that overthrew General Muhammadu Buhari, the current president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He is the owner of one of the most expensive house in West Africa.

  • 2. OLUSEGUN OBASANJO Net Worth

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Olusegun Obasanjo

Except you never lived in Nigeria, the name OBJ is a household name in the Nigerian politics. Baba as he is called was the head of state that voluntarily gave up power to the civilian government. As God will have it, he later became the president of Nigeria for 8 good years under the umbrella of the People Democratic party (PDP). He is from Ogun state and the Proud owner of the Otta Farm.

  • 3. ATIKU ABUBAKAR Net Worth

Atiku Abubakar net worth the richest politician in Nigeria

Atiku Abubakar

Atiku was born in Adamawa state. He worked in the Nigerian customs service before venturing into politics. This man had been a one time Governor of Adamawa state and also served as the Vice president under Obasanjo. Things wasn’t going well between the two during their reign and He, Atiku wanted to run for the office of the President. He failed to make it and still nurses the ambition. He is the owner of the American University of Nigeria.

  • 4. BOLA AHMED TINUBU Net Worth

Bola Tinubu net worth richest politicians in Nigeria

Bola Ahmed Tinubu – Jagaban

This a very influential politician from South West. He is the Asiwaju of Lagos and the Jagaban of the Borgu Kingdom in Niger State (both are chieftaincy titles). To some, they regard him as Jagaban, a term that is now very popular in Nigeria largely due to his over streching influence. He was a Governor in Lagos state before and his wife is a serving senator in the country. Bola is seen as one of the richest politicians in Nigeria.

  • 5. ROCHAS OKOROCHA Net Worth

Rochas Okorocha net worth richest politician in Nigeria

Rochas Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha is a Nigerian multi billionaire businessman, education philanthropist and politician from Imo State, Nigeria. He is the incumbent Governor of Imo state and the Founder of Rochas Foundation, Charity comprising a number of special schools that spread all over the country, that gives scholarship to the less privilaged children in the Nigerian society.

  • 6. BEN MURRAY-BRUCE Net Worth

Ben Bruce Murray net worth richest politicians in Nigeria

Senator Ben Murray Bruce

This is a business mogul, a politician and a motivational speaker. He hailed from Bayelsa State and the current senator representing Bayelsa East. Amongst other posts, he was the Director General of Nigerian Television Authority from 1999 to 2003. Amongst his popular businesses is the Silverbird Group which he is widely known for. Coming in with a Net worth of $715 million plus, he is also among the richest politician in Nigeria .

  • 7. ROTIMI AMEACHI Net Worth

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Rotimi Amaechi

Ameachi is the current honorable minister for transportation, Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was also a former Governor of Rivers state between 2007 to 2015. He was also speaker, House of Assembly between 1999 to 2007.

  • 8. DINO MELAYE Net Worth

Dino Melaye Net Worth

Senator Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye also known as “Mr Fix it” is a Nigerian Politician, Lawmaker and member of the 8th National Assembly, representing Kogi West. While he appears to be an anti-graft campaigner in the socio-political space, his lifestyle is irreconcilably different from what he preaches. He is one of the politicians that flaunts their wealth on Social media.

  • 9. IFEANYI UBAH Net Worth

ifeanyi Uba Net Worth

Ifeanyi Uba

Ifeanyi Ubah is a Nigerian politician and entrepreneur from south east. He is the founder of Capital oil and gas, as well as the Authority newspaper. He also owns Ifeanyi Ubah FC. He ran for the post of the Governor of Anambra in the 2014 which he lost.

  • 10. ADAMU MU’AZU Net Worth

Adamu Muazu Net Worth

Adamu Muazu

Alhaji Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu was governor of Bauchi State in Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. Adamu Mu’azu is also a former PDP National Working Committee chairman. Prior to his engagement in the Nigerian politics, Alhaji Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu was a business man.

Estimated Net Worth Of The Richest Politicians In Nigeria

S/NRichest Politicians In NigeriaEstimated Net Worth
1Ibrahim Badamosi Babaginda$50 Billion
2Olusegun Obansanjo$1.6 Billion
3Atiku Abubakar$1.4 Billion
4Bola Ahmed Tinubu$1.5 Billion
5Rochas Okorocha$1.5 Biiion
6Ben Murray Bruce$715 Million
7Rotimi Ameachi$780 Million
8Dino Melaye$802 Million
9Ifeanyi Ubah$1.7 Billion
10Adamu Mu'azu$895 Million

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