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Top 3 Richest Tribes In Nigeria 2024

Top 3 Richest Tribes In Nigeria 2024

Nigeria has over 150 tribes across each state in the country. But the question here is, which tribe is the richest of them all?

Well on this post, I will be sharing with you guys the top 3 richest tribes We have currently in Nigeria as of 2024.

Top 3 Richest Tribes In Nigeria 2021

Top 3 Richest Tribes In Nigeria 2024

Hausa Tribe

Hausa is currently the richest tribe in Nigeria. Apart from being the richest tribe they are even dominating the list of Nigerian Billionaires with the likes of Alinko Dangote, Abdulsamad Rabiu, Alhaji Sayyu Dantata, Mohammed Indimi, Umaru Abdul Mutallab and others.

Here are the prominent Hausa individuals who made the tribe to become one among the richest tribes in Nigeria.

Alinko Dangote

Alinko Dangote is a renowned Hausa man from Kano State. He is the richest man in Nigeria and Africa at Large.

Dangote was born Into a wealth family, he completed his high school education from Capital High School in Kano before proceeding to Al-Azhar University in Egypt where he attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

In 1977, he estimated Dangote Group as a Small Trading Company and today the company is among the biggest in Nigeria.

His company deals with the production of Sugar, Transportation, Salt, Agro Sacks, Real Estate, and a lot more.

Abdulsamad Rabiu

Have you come across BUA Products? Well the company was founded by a Hausa man called Abdulsamad Rabiu.

He was born and raised in Kano State on the 4th of August 1960. He completed his education in the state. Abdulsamad is also a bachelor’s degree holder from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio’s.

The company is into Agriculture, Manufacturing, Port Operation, Infrastructure and Logistics.

Alhaji Sayyu Dantata

Dantata is another richest man from the Hausa tribe. He established MRS Holdings Limited in 1995. He grew up in Kano State, Dantata is a graduate from Morris Brown College in Atlanta.

Yoruba Tribe

Yoruba is among the richest tribes in Nigeria as of 2024. The tribe is known to be the most educated tribe in terms of Education and Business in the country.

Below are notable people from the tribe,

Mike Adenuga

Mike Adenuga is a famous Nigerian Billionaire from the Yoruba tribe, he is the founder of ConOil and Globacom.

Femi Otedola

Femi Otedola is a popular Nigerian Businessman in the country. He is the CEO Zenon Petroleum and also from the Yoruba tribe.

Jimoh Ibrahim

Jimoh Ibrahim is the founder of Global Fleet Group. He hails from Ondo State where he did his education. Jimoh is amongst the most successful businessmen in the Yoruba tribe.

Folorunso Alakija

Folorunso Alakija is one of the few Nigeria Businesswomen who made Yoruba tribe on the list of Richest Tribes In Nigeria.

Igbo Tribe

This list will be incomplete without mentioning Igbo Tribe. These set of tribe are known just for Business. Infact they dominate most of the businesses in Nigeria.

Here are some popular Igbo men who brought the tribe on the list of richest tribes in Nigeria.

See: 10 Oldest Tribes In Nigeria

Obi Cubana

Obi Cubana is a renowned Nigerian Billionaire and also a business man whose deals in Real Estate, Hotels, Restaurant, Bar and many others. He is from Oba, In Anambra State.

Arthur Eze

Arthur Eze is another well known Igbo man in Nigeria. He is regarded as the richest Igbo man in the country. Arthur Eze owns one of the most biggest Petroleum Companies in Nigeria.

What can you say about this list? Do you have another tribe not listed here? Pls drop your comments below with your thoughts and suggestions

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