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The richest people in Nigeria & their worth – See who is number 1 (+Photos)

8. Jim Ovia

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Net Worth: $850 Million

Rank In Nigeria: #8

Rank in Africa: #30 (#28 in 2013)

In July, banker Jim Ovia was appointed as chairman of Zenith Bank Group, the same bank he founded more than 20 years ago.

He remains the bank’s largest individual shareholder with a 9.3% stake.

His other assets include real estate across Nigeria, and Visafone.

In August, he started construction on a $1.5 billion petrochemical complex in Akwa-Ibom in Nigeria.

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5 Comments
  1. Halima says

    Nigeria is a rich nation!! With all these prominent Nigerians our world can be better with proper utilization..

  2. kachi says

    Where is ABC Orjiako?

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