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Top 10 Silent Nigerian Billionaires You’ve Never Heard Of, Net Worth & Cars They Own

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In Nigeria, most people know the famous billionaires in the country. But, these popular billionaires are not the only Nigerian billionaires. There are some other Nigerian billionaires that you might not know of.

These people have as much money as the popular ones but keep low profiles. If you are wondering who they might be, below is an article that contains the top 10 silent billionaires in Nigeria, their cars, and their net worth.

Abdullahi Bashir Haske – $350 Million

Abdullahi Bashir Haske
Abdullahi Bashir Haske

Abdul Bashir Haske is the founder and Group Managing Director of AA&R Investments, the company is focused on a long chain of oil-based companies that continue stretching their boundaries in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.

The Northern-born billionaire hails from Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria, and he has 51% of the oil blocs left behind by Addax Petroleum.

There is no public knowledge of the cars owned by the Nigerian billionaire. But one thing is sure, the billionaire has exotic cars in his garage. 

Clement Oluwatumininu Okeowo – $250 million

Another Nigerian silent billionaire is Clement Oluwatumininu Okeowo. He is the founder of a famous construction company in Nigeria—Gibraltar Construction Nigeria Limited. He started by making burglary proofs and iron-clad furniture before upscaling his business in the construction sector. Currently, the billionaire is worth over $250 million.

Some of the cars the billionaire owns include:

  • Rolls Royce
  • Bentley Mulsanne
  • Range Rover
  • Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon
  • Cadillac Escalade

Musbahu Bashir – $300 Million

Musbahu Bashir
Musbahu Bashir

The Kano state-born billionaire is the Chairman of Althani Group, and he has various investments across various sectors in Nigeria, including banking, insurance, oil and gas, real estate, telecoms, maritime, and aviation.

He also owns the media company Mafab which outbid Airtel to claim Nigeria’s 5G licenses and MTN for over $275 million. 

There is no public knowledge of the cars the billionaire owns.

Tony Ifeanyichukwu Ezenna – $430 Million

Tony Ifeanyichukwu Ezenna
Tony Ifeanyichukwu Ezenna

He is a Nigerian businessman and founder of Orange Drugs Nigeria Limited, a company that specializes in distributing pharmaceutical and beauty products from Indonesia, Germany, Italy, and the United States to Nigeria. Through his business venture, the billionaire has acquired so much wealth but is stills among the list of silent billionaires in the country.

The billionaire has a series of cars, but one of his known cars is the Mercedes-Maybach, Rolls Royce

Sir Emmanuel Bishop Okonkwo – $200 Million

Sir Emmanuel Bishop Okonkwo
Sir Emmanuel Bishop Okonkwo

Sir Emmanuel Bishop is another wealthy man in Nigeria. He is the owner of Ekulo Group of Companies, which supplies popular products such as Eva Wine, Goya Oil, Adonko Bitters, Mayonnaise, Sardine, Eva Soap, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Baron de Valls Wine, Don Simon wine, Meditol Soap, and much more produce.

Although the billionaire suffered a significant accident that caused him to lose his leg, it still didn’t deter him from continuing to grow and expand his business. 

There is no public knowledge of the cars he owns.

Adebayo Ogunlesi – $22.5 Million

Adebayo Ogunlesi
Adebayo Ogunlesi

Adebayo Ogunlesi is a Nigerian lawyer and investment banker. Currently, he’s the chairman and managing partner at the private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partner (GIP), which he started in 2006.

He gained popularity in 2006 after his firm bought London City Airport and later in 2009 when the same firm acquired the majority in Londo Gatwick Airport in a deal of over £1.455 billion.  His firm initially owned Edinburgh Airport, purchased in 2012, and Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori bought in 2018. In 2019, the Edinburgh Aiport transferred to new management with VINCI Airports and now owns a majority share in the company of 50.01%. He is a wealthy man with shares in investment banks like Goldman Sachs.

Adebayo Ogunlesi is an extremely wealthy man. However, there is no public knowledge of the cars he owns. If he can buy three UK airports, he can afford any car of his taste.

Masai Ujiri – $20 Million

Masai Ujiri
Masai Ujiri

Massai Ujiri is a Nigerian-Canadian professional basketball executive and former player and is now the president of the Toronto Raptors basketball operations in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Through his engagement in Bastball, the basketball player has acquired a lot of wealth, and his current net worth is estimated at $20 million. 

The wealthy billionaire does not share information about the cars he owns online.

Sam Iwuajoku – $20 Million

Sam Iwuajoku
Sam Iwuajoku

Sam Iwuajoku is another wealthy Nigerian who made wealth through rice importation and steel rod importation. He was able to leverage his extensive political connections to obtain a series of generous import duty waivers from the Nigerian government. He is also an investor in private aviation services.

His company, Quits Aviation services, is one of Nigeria’s few fixed-base (private) operators. 

Much is not known about the cars Sam Iwuajoku owns, but as a billionaire, he also owns a series of luxury cars.

Aderemi Makanjuola – $18 Million

Aderemi Makanjuola
Aderemi Makanjuola

The business tycoon is the founder and executive chairman of the Caverton Offshore Support Group, Africa’s first integrated offshore support service provider. The company provides marine, aviation, and logistics support services to oil exploration and production firms in West Africa. Some of its clientele include Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) and Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).

The wealthy businessman owns a series of luxury cars, but they are not public knowledge.

Dele Fajemirokun – $17 Million)

Dele Fajemirokun
Dele Fajemirokun

Dele Fajemirokun is the son of a shipping magnate, Henry Fajemirokun, and one of Africa’s most successful businessmen after Nigeria’s independence. The Nigerian Maritime Services Limited, the shipping company his father founded in 1962, is still one of the largest shipping companies in Nigeria today. 

Today, his son, Dele, is now in charge. He also owns key stakes on the board of several Nigerian blue chips, including American International Insurance company and oil explorer First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Limited.

Dele Fajemirokun owns a Rolls Royce Phantom in Nigeria, and he keeps a newer model of the Rolls Royce Phantom (Series 2) in his home in London.

Conclusion

The above names are some of the silent billionaires in Nigeria today. These men have acquired a lot of wealth through their business engagements. However, many are private with their wealth and focus mostly on running their empire.

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6 Comments

  1. Congratulations to you success comes from hard working more blessings to you

  2. Ekpe Raphael Reply

    These people are really very Rich but I want to use this opportunity to beg, if only one can remember me for good, I want to further my education but there’s no help, God please, make one as my destiny helper, please

  3. Awoniyi Oluwole Reply

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I sincerely appreciate and thank God for your landmark achievement by “DIVINE GRACE” The sky is your limit…success is not equally gifted. Please I need your financial help to reestablish my business back after a long time fire destruction. For enquiry! Please reach me on 07056016188. Thanks.

  4. Really impressed by how well Nigerians are doing. I really wish to go to the medical school at Ebonyi state to further my studies. I will appreciate any silent helper. Thanks and God bless.

  5. Ezechukwu Amadi Reply

    Whom God had blessed!!! These men are very rich and they don’t make noise. That’s just the right way it should be. I tap my own blessings from there likes. Wishing to be like them in the near future. May God grant them sound health, more wisdom, more strength to change lives. Amen

  6. Please I need assistance from anybody that god can use for me to establish my business thanks.

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