Nigeria today has a lot of wealthy and influencial people whose achievements have inspired a lot of younger generation to greatness.
Nigeria is home to both great and successful entrepreneurs whose businesses transcend outside the country.
Below are list of wealth families in the country;
1. The Briggs family
The Briggs family hail from the Niger Delta and they are one of the wealthiest families in the country. The patriarch of the family was Late Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs, who founded the Moni Pulo Limited company.
2. The Ibru family
The Ibru family is popularly known as the Ibru organisation as they hail from Agbarha-Otor, near Ughelli in Delta state. The Ibru organisation as it is popularly called is one of the largest conglomerates in the country. The family patriarch is known as Chief Peter Epete Ibru.
3. The Tinubu Family
The Tinubu family is well known as one of the wealthiest families in Nigeria. The patriarch of the family is the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who is known to have governed Lagos from the year 1999 to 2007. The chieftain of the ruling party is both an entrepreneur and a politician with multiple businesses located in the country.
4. The Dantata family
The Dantata family is one of the wealthiest families in Nigeria. Popular Africa billionaire, Aliko Dangote, is from this family. Dangote who is the chairman of the Dangote group is the great-grandson of Alhaji Alhassan Dantata, who was the richest West African man at the time of his death in 1955.
5. The Saraki family
The Saraki family hail from Kwara state and they are the most popular family in the northern region. The Former Senate president, Bukola Saraki is from this family and till today he remains the most popular member of the family.
The family’s patriarch was the late Doctor Olusola Abubakar Saraki, who was a well known Nigerian politician, and senator in the Second Republic.
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