Top 10 Richest Women In Nigeria


Ever heard of the saying 'behind a successful woman is her husband' lol I guess not,anyway in this post we will quickly check out the top 10 richest women in Nigeria. 

These women has paid their dues,and are successful in their chosen career such as politician,business women,entrepreneur Etc 

Listed below are the top 10 richest women in Nigeria. 

Top 10 Richest Women In Nigeria

1. Folorunsho Alakija

Hands down the richest woman in Nigeria and was once the richest black woman in the world. 

Folorunsho Alakija is also rated as one of the wealthiest women in Africa. The fashionista started off by founding her fashion company in Nigeria after she studied in the United Kingdom. 

Before she founded her fashion company she was the secretary of the International Merchant Bank of Nigeria which is defunct today. 

The billionaire mom also has interest in oil,she is the executive director of Famfa Oil,a company involved in oil and gas exploration.

2. Hajia Bola Shagaya

Hajia Bola Shagaya is one of the richest women in Africa and also the second richest woman in Nigeria
She started her career at audit department of the Central Bank of Nigeria. She introduced photographic materials of the Konica brand to Nigeria. 

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Bola has major interest in many companies in Nigeria as well as the oil sector,infact she is thhe director of Practical Limited one of the oil companies in Nigeria,she is also a board member at Unity Bank.

The billionaire also has many landed properties in Nigeria and other countries. The seasoned business woman is the current CEO of Bolmus Group International.

3. Hajiya Dr. Mariya Dantata

Hajiya Dr. Mariya Dantata is one of the lowkey female billionaire in Nigeria and one of the richest women in Nigeria today.

Due to her lowkey nature she wasn't ranked by forbes but it is believed that she is the 3rd richest woman in Nigeria. 

Another fact that is worthy of a mention is that she is the mother of the richest black man on earth and in Nigeria Alhaji Aliko Dangote.

5. Daisy Danjuma

Daisy Danjuma is the wife to one of the richest men in Nigeria,General Theophilus Danjuma. 

Daisy is a strong woman and an entrepreneur,she is rated as the richest woman entrepreneur in Nigeria.
She is also a former lawmaker after she was elected as senator of Nigeria in 2003. 
She has also worked with different organizations such as Ecowas.

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6. Stella Oduah

Stella Oduah is one of the richest women in Nigeria,this strong woman has worked and held different public posts in Nigeria,she once worked at the Federal Minister of Aviation in Nigeria under the administration of Goodluck Jonathan.

She was also Goodluck's campaign`s Director of Administration and Finance. 

Stella also worked at the NNPC and later founded Sea Petroleum&Gas Company Limited,a company that has interest in oil and gas in Nigeria. Stella is rated as one of the top 10 richest women in Nigeria.