Some of the richest politician in the world are Nigerians. Not just being the most paid public officer but also having the power to enforce some policy that always favours them alone. I believe everyone is up-to-date on the part of the money-making machine (MMM) to Nigerian politicians once you are in power.
Richest Politicians in Nigeria
Ibrahim Babangida $5 billion
Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu $4 Billion
Atiku Abubakar $1.8 Billion
Olusegun Obasanjo $1.6 Billion
Rochas Okorocha $1.5 Billion
Orji Uzor Kalu $1.1billion
Dino Melaye $800 million
In this article, we will look at the some of the richest politicians in Nigeria and their net worth
1. Ibrahim Babangida – Net Worth $5 Billion
Ibrahim Babangida is one of the most famous politicians in Nigeria. He was once a military president in Nigeria. Ibrahim Badamusi Babangida, popularly known as IBB, is also famous for the annulment of the June 12 election, which MKO Abiola won in 1991. IBB has an estimated net worth of $5 billion dollars.
Ibrahim Babangida Cars
Mercedes-Benz S Class 2015
Toyota Land Cruiser
2. Bola Ahmed Tinubu Net Worth $4 Billion
Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (born March 29, 1952) was elected senator for the Lagos West Constituency in Lagos State, Nigeria, in 1993, prior the military takeover. Bola Tinubu is the second richest politician in Nigeria. He is one of the candidates for the 2023 presidential election.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Cars
Lexus LX 550
Mercedes Benz cars
And other undisclosed luxurious cars and private jet
3. Atiku Abubakar Net Woth $1.8 Billion
Atiku Abubakar was the vice president of Nigeria during Olusegun Obasanjo’s tenure from May 1999 to May 2007. Atiku Abubakar was born on November 25, 1946, in Gongola (now Adamawa state) to a Fulani parents. Atiku is one of the richest politicians in Nigeria. He is also an aspiring presidential candidate.
Atiku Abubakar Cars
Embraer Phenom 100 private jet
Rolls Royce Cullinan
Toyota Land Cruiser
4. Olusegun Obasanjo Net Worth $1.6 Billion
Chief Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, GCFR, is a Nigerian retired military and political leader. Obasanjo was the military head of state from 1976 to 1979. A few years later he became the president of Nigeria (1999 to 2007).
Olusegun Obasanjo is the owner of Otta Farms, one of the largest poultries in West Africa. It is also believed that he is involved in over 6.5% of the total major oil production, marketing, and distribution in Nigeria.
Olusegun Obasanjo Cars And Private Jet
Bombardier Challenger 300 jet
2019 Rolls-Royce Phantom
Toyota Highlander 2017
Mercedes-Benz S63 Sedan
Toyota Land Cruiser
5. Rochas Okorocha Net worth $1.5 Billion
Rochas Okorocha is from Imo State, South East, Nigeria. He was listed as the richest politician in Nigeria in 2018. He was a thriving businessman before he went into politics. Rochas contested and won the 2011 and 2015 Imo State Governorship elections. He is the founder of the Rochas Foundation, an organisation that has special colleges for the less privileged in the society.
Rochas Okorocha Cars
Mercedes-Benz Klassen V220
Mercedez Benz AMG63
Lexus LX 570
It was rumoured to have three private jets
6. Orji Uzor Kalu Net Worth $1.1 Billion
Orji Uzor Kalu is the former governor of Abia state and the chairman of Sun Daily and New telegraph. He also served as the chairman of the Borno Water Board and as the chairman of the Cooperative and Commerce Bank Limited. Kalu was also a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), and the chairman of the PPA Board of Trustees. Currently, he is a member of the APC..
Orji Uzor Kalu Cars
Mercedes Benz S550
Mercedes Benz C Class among others.
7. Dino Melaye Net Worth $800 Million
Dino Melaye is a popular Nigerian politician, senator, and former member of the eighth Nigerian National Assembly, representing the Kogi West Senatorial district. Dino is a member of the People’s Democratic Party.
He was the Chairman Senate Committee in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, and the Senate Committee Chairman on Aviation in Nigeria. Dino Melaye represented the Kabba/Ijumu federal constituency in the House of Representatives. He was elected a member of the senates from the Kogi-West in the 2015 senatorial election.