There are Nigerian women who work hard and has made name for themselves when it comes to acquiring wealth. These women in the list of richest women in Nigeria have proven that what a man can do, a woman can do better. Here is a list of top 5 richest women in Nigeria and their net worth
1. Folorunsho Alakija ($1.5 billion)
Folorunsho Alakija is the richest woman in Nigeria. Alakija is the Managing Director of Rose of Sharon Group and Vice chairman, Famfa Oil. Alakija’s businesses include fashion, real estate, printing industries, oil and gas. Alakija is estimated to worth $1.5billion.
2. Bola Shagaya ($1 billion)
Hajia Bola Shagaya is a Nigerian businesswoman and fashionista from Ilorin. Shagaya is on the list of Nigeria’s richest women. Shagaya’s businesses across fashion, real estate, banking and lubricants and base oil. Shagaya is the managing director of Practoil, she is also a share holder with Unity Bank. Bola Shagaya is estimated to worth $1billion
3. Fifi Ejindu ($600 million)
Fifi Ejindu is a Nigerian Architect billionaire from Uyo in Akwa Ibom State. She is the owner of Starcrest Group of companies. Fifi Ejindu businesses sprang across real estate, building construction, oil and gas. Fifi Ejindu is estimated to worth $600 million.
4. Dr. Stella Okoli ($500 million)
Dr. Stella Okoli is a Nigerian Pharmacist and Entrepreneur. Stella Okoli is the richest Igbo woman. Stella Okoli is the owner of Emzor Pharmaceuticals. A pharmaceutical company with over 50 products. Stella Okoli is estimated to worth $500 million.
5. Bimbo Alase ($400 million)
Bimbo Alase-Arawole is one of the top 5 richest women in Nigeria. Bimbo Alase is a Nigerian entrepreneur. She is the owner of Leatherworld Interiors and Concourse, luxury furniture company. Bimbo Alase is estimated to worth $400 million.