Today, we will be showcasing to you some of the richest and wealthiest families we have in this country Nigeria.
A lot of families fall into this category but we are going to be profiling the top 10 richest families in Nigeria.
These families have a reputation for wealth and affluence and are well known in the social circle in the country.
The families have contributed a lot to the economy of the country and they are well respected both within the country and outside the country.
List of the Richest Family in Nigeria
The families due to their wealth have created employment for the timing of unemployed youth in the country.
The Briggs Family
the family happens to be one of the richest families we have in this country Nigeria, the family is headed by High Chief(Dr.)
Olu Benson Lulu Briggs who happens to be a renowned elder statesman, politician, businessman par excellence and a great philanthropist.
Chief Briggs has so many business interests that have created so many job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths in the country and have also contributed to the economy of this country.
Chief Olu Briggs is married to Mrs. Seinye Briggs who also is a businesswoman and also the chief executive officer of Rachael Hotels.
The Ibru Family
The Ibru families is also one of the richest families we have in this country, the families have so many business interests that cut across shipping, aviation, banking, and agriculture.
The Ibru family have so many notable sons and daughters who are heading big companies and also adding to the economic growth of the country, the Ibru family is also one of the highest employers of labour in this country.
Okoya Thomas Family
This is another wealthy and richest family we have in this country Nigeria. The Okoya family have so many prominent and wealthy individual, among them is Prince Okoya Thomas who happens to be a seasoned accountant of repute, he is a Director at the Transcorp Nigeria Limited and also directors of the following companies Gateway bank plc, Niger Motors industry.
Prince okoya is the founder of studio press Nigeria limited where he sits as the chairman of the company.
The Dantata Family
The Dantata family from the northern part of Nigeria is one of the most successful and richest families we have in this country.
So many successful and influential people have emerged from the family among them are Aliko Dangote, Aminu Dantata and so many illustrious sons.
They have all excelled in their various field ranging from oil and gas, manufacturing, real estate, and the likes.
The Tejuosho Family
The prominent Tejuosho family from Abeokuta happens to be one of the richest family in this country Nigeria. The families have so many illustrious sons and daughters who have contributed greatly to the economy of this country.
Among some of their investment include ownership of Teju industry makers of foams and so many business interests.
The Tinubu Family
The Tinubu family is also one of the richest families we have in this country Nigeria. The family is headed by Bola Ahmed Tinubu who happens to be a former governor of Lagos state.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu is estimated to worth around $50 million US dollars and also happens to be among the richest politician in this country.
The Saraki Family
Happens to also fall into this category of being among the richest families we have in this country, among some of the notable figures in the family is Bukola saraki who happens to be the former governor of Kwara state and also a one-time senate president.
Among another notable member of the family is Gbemisola saraki who is a senator of the federal republic of Nigeria
The Folawiyo Family
also happens to be among the richest family we have in this country. The family has investments in energy, agriculture, shipping and real estate. They have contributed greatly to the economy of this country.
The Igbinedion Family
The Igbinedion family is also a notable one among the richest families we have in this country, the head of the family is High chief Gabriel Igbinedion. The family has business interest in the financial sector, they also own a private university, TV and Radio Stations.
The Adenuga Family
The popular Adenuga family headed by the amiable Chief Micheal Adenuga owns the biggest indigenous telecommunication company in Nigeria, the company is among the biggest employer of labour and they have contributed greatly to the wealth of this country.
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