Top 10 Richest Politicians in Nigeria 2017 –

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Top 10 Richest Politicians in Nigeria 2017 –

It is no longer news that the top richest people in Nigeria are mostly politicians. Another question might be running through the mind of some individuals here. Questions like who are politicians? 

Politicians are people who get themselves in politics and also play the game of politics. A politician is a person who is professionally involved in politics, especially as a holder of an elected office.

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We know there are lots of wealthy politicians in Nigeria. But our main focus today is the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria 2017 and also their assets.

Top 10 Richest Politicians in Nigeria 2017

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Below are the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria 2017 in no specific order.

 Adamu Mu’Azu

He was the previous governor  of Bauchi state and has a total assets allegedly evaluated at $895 million.

Rotimi AmaechiRotimi is presently the Minister of Transportation in Nigeria, under the Buhari led administration. He was formely the governor of Rivers state. He was conceived on 27 May 1965. He served two terms from May 2017 – May 2015. His total assets is evaluated at $780 million.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Popularly called Jagaban is the best government official in Lagos state. Conceived on 29 March 1952, he was a former representative and former Lagos state senator before he was prevailing by Babatunde Raji Fashola. He is the party leader and a political god-father to numerous who is worth $1.5 billion.

Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye is a rich congressperson speaking to the general people of Kogi east in the senate house. He was as of late required in a contention with Mrs Oluremi Tinubu, who is the wife of Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

He is known to be a vocal congressperson who talks on how the Nigerian governmental issues and how it is being run. He has a lot of possessions which include, cars, bikes and landed properties and his total assets is evaluated to be about $802 million.


Ibrahim Babaginda

He is popularly called IBB and the wealthiest politician in the Nigeria. He was a previous military leader of the nation. Conceived August 17, 1941 in Minna, Niger State, it was he who canceled the well known June 12 election that Chief MKO Abiola won in 1991. It is said that he claims a standout amongst the most costly chateaus in Nigeria and Africa. His total assets is evaluated to be around $50 Billion.

Olusegun Obansanjo

Obasanjo is popularly called OBJ or simply called “Baba.”When it comes to politics, he is one of the most influential politicians in Yoruba land. He was Nigeria’s previous military head of state between from 1976 to 1979 and was equitably chosen as president between May 1999 to May 2007.

He is from from Ogun state where he owns the massive Otta Farms and different organizations and interests in the nation.  In case you do not know, OBJ is also a farmer and one of the biggest farmers in Nigeria. He is worth $1.6 Billion.

Rochas Okorocha

The third among the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria 2017 is Rochas Okorocha from Imo state. When counting top richest politicians from the East (Ibo land), he is counted among one of the richest.

Rochas was conceived on Conceived on 22 September 1962, he is said to be a well off multi-very rich person who possesses different organizations before he joined politics. He won the Imo state governorship Election in 2011 and 2015 separately. Rochas is reportedly worth around $1.5 Billion.

Ben Murray-Bruce

The fourth man on the list of top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria 2017 is Ben Murray-Bruce. He is the CEO of Silverbird Group. He was conceived on 18th February 1956. He is presently a senator from Bayelsa representing Bayelsa East at the National Assembly. Ben Bruce is reportedly worth $715 million.

Atiku Abubakar

Atiku was formerly a VP under the Obasanjo led administration from May 1999 – May 2017. He was also a former presidential aspirant. He is the owner of American University of Nigeri (AUN) established in 2005. His total asset is evaluated at $1.4 Billion.

Ifeanyi Ubah

Ifeanyi was known to have made his initial million Naira at the little age of 19. He hails from Nnewi in Anambra state and is among the wealthiest specialists in igbo lang. His organizations separated from the capital oil and gas incorporates a real estate company, a transport organization, a vehicle organization, and a football club. It is realized that he has aspirations to be the governor of Anambra state. His total assets is assessed at $1.7 billion.


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