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Dangote, Adenuga On Forbes List Of Nigerian Richest Men, Elumelu Missing

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Forbes in its new rating has released the names of the Ten Richest Nigerians, see list below

 

Aliko Dangote

As expected Aliko Dangote tops the list. With a place as the president of Nigerian Multinational Industrial conglomerate, Dangote has huge investments in beverages production, auto manufacturing, cement production and now is his refineries.

 

As the Chairman of Dangote Cement which is the biggest cement company in Africa, his net worth is $13.5 billion.

 

Abdulsamad Rabiu

 

With a net worth of $7.5 billion,towing closely behind Dangote is 61-year-old Kano born billionaire, Abdulsamad Rabiu. He inherited a large mass of land from his father and he is also into iron, steel and chemicals.

 

 

Mike Adenuga

 

He is a regular on the rich list. with a net worth of $6.3 billion Adenuga plays big in communication and oil exportation.

 

Arthur Eze

 

the CEO of Atlas Oranto Petroleum is the fourth richest man in Nigeria. The founder of Triax Airlines loves the good things of life. With his collections of 2 private jets, 5 Rolls Royce and 7 Maybachs, he is undoubtedly a happy man.

 

 

Orji Uzor Kalu

 

many would not believe that Former Abia Governor is the fifth richest Nigerian. The politician who is now a senator is the CEO of SLOK Holding, a business empire with interest in banking, shipping, manufacturing, media and oil trade.

 

 

The chairman of Ibeto Group ranks 6th on the Forbes list. with investments in automative parts production, energy, cement production, cement. His network is thankfully $3.8 billion.

 

 

 

Emeka Offor

 

Energy tycoon, Sir Emek Offor is 7th on the list. He is the Chairman of the Chrome Group, an oil company with headquarters in Abuja.

 

 

Femi Otedola

 

The Geregu power boss, Femi Otedola holds the 8th position.  He is the best friend of the richest Nigerian, Aliko Dangote. With huge investments here and there, Otedola sure knows where to dip his hands in the money making business.

 

Number 9 is an undisclosed Senator from Anambra State. His net worth is $2.1 billion and he is claimed to have made his wealth from politics thus explaining why his name is not mentioned.

 

Ben Peters

 

the CEO of Aiteo is the 10th. With an estimated worth of $2 billion and running of Nigeria’s largest indigenous oil producing firm.

 

 

 

 

 

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‘wicked, stupid lies’ Aides React To Gov Makinde’s Private Jet Acquisition

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‘it’s wicked and stupid! I don’t know how to respond to such’

 

That was a response from one of the aides to the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde when asked to confirm if truly the Governor recently acquired a private jet.

 

A report monitored online by papermache.com alleged that the Governor has joined the league of jet owners in Nigeria.

 

Governor Makinde was said to have been spotted at the Felix Houphouet Airport, Abidjan alighting from the aircraft alongside, Alhaji Azeem Gbolarumi and Alhaji Bisi Olopoeniyan at the just concluded AFCON finals.

 

This stemmed the report that the Governor has just acquired the private jet for his private use.

 

Another aide of the Governor who refused to add his name, citing reasons that he wasn’t allowed to make official comments responded to the allegation as ‘funny! How can you say somebody bought a jet because he alighted from it?’.

 

 

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Access Bank Boss, Herbert Wigwe Dies In Helicopter Crash

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Access Bank boss, Herbert Wigwe has reportedly died in a chopper crash.

 

Wigwe and 5 others were said to be travelling in the helicopter when it crashed somewhere close to Nevada, USA.

 

There was no confirmation if his wife and child was in the chopper with him.

 

According to New York Times, none of the passengers of the ill fated helicopter has not been found.

 

 

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EFCC Declares Emefiele’s Wife, Others Wanted!

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The Economic Finacial Crime Commission, EFCC has declared Margaret, wife of former Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele and three others wanted as part of their investigations involving the former banker.

 

In a notice posted on their website, the Commission hinted that Margaret Emefiele, a CBN official Eric Odoh, a businesswoman, Anita Omoile and a Bureau De Change operator, Jonathan Omoile are wanted for allegedly conspiring with Godwin Emefiele to convert huge sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

 

The wife of the former CBN boss, Margaret is said to have gone into hiding after her husband was arrested and charged to court.

 

The former CBN boss is claimed to be giving useful information to the investigators who found it necessary to bring in his wife as she was mentioned in all the transactions done by her husband.

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