RICHEST WOMAN IN NIGERIA 2017 TOP 4
It is said, that what a man can do a woman can do better. Nigerian women are known to be very hardworking and industrious. Little wonder why most of the top richest women in Africa are Nigerians.Here are the top four richest woman in Nigeria.
Top 4 Richest Woman In Nigeria
1. FOLURUSHO ALAKIJA
She is the director of FAMFA oil and former secretary of the international Merchant bank of Africa, one of the very first banks to be established in the 70s. She is not only the richest woman in Nigeria, but also the second richest woman in Africa . Her company, FAMFA oil is the largest source of her wealth. FAMFA oil is into exploration and production and is worth over $600 million dollars.
Folurunsho Alakija, a versatile woman and great entrepreneurial prowess. She is also into fashion designing and printing. She studied fashion designing in the UK before returning to Nigeria to begin her own fashion designing business.
The beautiful and delectable 65 year old woman overtook Oprah Winfrey in 2014 as the richest black woman.
2. HAJIA BOLA SHAGAYA
The CEO of Bolmus Group International is indeed a woman of many talents. Her company is into many fields such as banking, real estate and oil. The largest source of her wealth is from oil and gas. She has several landed properties both home and abroad. She is not only the second richest Nigerian woman , but also the fourth richest African woman. She is also one of the board members of Unity bank Plc. She is into photography and communication, both of which adds to her ever increasing wealth.
3. HAJIYA DR. MARIYA DANTATA
The apple, they say doesn’t fall far from the tree. She is the mother of the richest man in Nigeria, Aliko Dangote. Little wonder where he got his legendary entrepreneurial prowess from. She is a very quiet and humble woman, a great philanthropist. She makes the money through several legal business engagements. She has business partners and managers in various parts of the world.
4. DIEZANI ALLISON MADUEKE
The former minister of Petroleum, the former minister of Mines and Steel development and the former minister of Transport has indeed distinguished herself as a woman of value and great intellect. She is into a number of businesses that are sources of her wealth. She has also shown extraordinary proficiency in her various national key positions under the federal government.
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