Top 10 Richest Politicians In Nigeria 2024

Richest Politicians in Nigeria: Nigeria is one country with the wealthiest politicians in the whole of Africa.In fact, some of the richest politicians in Nigeria are worth billions of dollars.

These politicians make money from their businesses, investments and political careers. Some of them have also been involved in controversial deals that have raised questions about the source of their wealth.

Despite these controversies, they keep making huge amount of money everyday. That being said, let’s take a look at richest politicians in Nigeria.

1. Bola Tinubu

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Bola Ahmed Tinubu is one of the richest politicians in Nigeria as of 2024. He is a well known politician, businessman and the current president of Nigeria. Tinubu served as the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) since 2013.

He was the 12th Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007. Bola Tinubu is estimated to be worth between $3.6 billion and $8.4 billion.

2. Atiku Abubakar

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Atiku Abubakar is the second richest politicians on this list. He is a famous  businessman, politician and the presidential aspirant of the just concluded elections.

Asides politics, he is founder of Maryam Abacha American University in Adamawa, the owner of Faro Table Water and other multi million Naira businesses in the country.

Atiku was also the 14th Vice President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. According to research, Abubakar is estimated to be worth between $1.4 billion and $4.3 billion.

3. Rabiu Kwankwaso

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Rabiu Kwankwaso is the third wealthiest politicians in Nigeria. He was the former governor of Kano State and the presidential aspirant of NNPP in the last election. Rabiu is not just a politicians, but a Philanthropist who has helped hundreds of people further their education.

He is also into other businesses and investment too. Kwankwaso has a net worth of about  $2 billion and $5 billion.

4. Peter Obi

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Peter Obi is a top and respected politician in Nigerian who made people understand the true definition of what politics should be in Nigeria, his unique style and character got the attention of the people, in fact, a lot of people love him for his honestly and simplicity as a politician.

He was the former governor of Anambra State, former manager of top financial institutions in Nigeria. Peter is also a proud businessman who have several multi million Naira business to his name. Obi has an estimated net worth of $3 Billion.

5. Nyesom Wike

When we talk about politics in Nigeria, Nyesom Wike is a big name, he is one of the top members and founders of PDP. He is regarded as a smart politician and the leader of the G5 Governors from the east.

Nyesom Wike was the former Governor of Rivers State and the present minister of FCT. Due to his performance on infrastructure in the state, he was awarded the best Governors in the east. Wike is estimated to be worth $2 Billion.

6. Godswill Akpabio

The former Governor of Akwa Ibom state and the current senate president of Nigeria is another richest politicians in the country today. Godswill Akpabio is without a doubt one among the best Governors during his tenure.

Akpabio is into businesses that fetches him millions of Naira plus his political career. The Net Worth of Akpabio is around $1.5 Billion.

7. Rochas Okorocha

With a whooping net worth of $1 Billion, the former Governor Of Imo State who served from 2011 to 2019 is among the richest politicians in Nigeria. He was also the minister of transportation, works and housing during the time of President Muhammadu Buhari.

8. Aminu Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal is a prominent politician from Sokoto State. He was a member of PDP and served as the state Governor for a period of 8 Years. Tambuwal is worth around $700 million and $1.2 billion.

9. Abdullahi Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje is the current national chairman of APC. Ganduje was the former Governor Kano State. He served for 8 years before moving to become a minister. Ganduje is estimated to be worth between $600 million and $1 billion.

10. Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye is the 10th richest politician on this list. He was a one time serving senator who represented the people of Kogi State. Dino is known by many for his flamboyant and luxurious lifestyle. He is a lover of cars and spends huge amount of money in buying cars.

Above are just some of the richest politicians in Nigeria. What do you have to say about these politicians? Let us know what you think. Don’t forget to share this post.

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