Forbes 2020 world’s richest rankings: Check Out 4 Nigerians who make forbes billionaires list 2020

  • Aliko Dangote tops the list of Forbes Africa’s Billionaires list for 2020.
  • Dangote is among the four wealthiest Nigerians on the 2020 list.
  • Mike Adenuga follows Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote.
  • Alakija retained her position as one of the richest black women in the world

Forbes recently released its annual exclusive billionaires ranking with only 4 Nigerians, Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Abdul Samad Rabiu and Folorunsho Alakija making the highly coveted list. Amongst the four, Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Group retained his spot as the World’s richest black person with a fortune of $10.1 billion. Mike Adenuga, Chairman of Globacom came in as second in Nigeria and third in Africa with a fortune of $7.7 billion whilst Abdul Samad Rabiu of BUA Group was 3rd in Nigeria and 8th in Africa with a fortune of $3.13 billion – moving up 8 places from last year’s ranking. Folorunsho Alakija of Famfa Oil completes the list of Forbes billionaires from Nigeria with a fortune of $1 billion dollars coming in at number 20 in Africa.

On the 2020 list, Egypt and South Africa tied with five billionaires each, Morocco has two, while Zimbabwe and Tanzania have one billionaire each, among members of the 3-comma club in Africa.

According to the list, Africa’s 20 wealthiest people are richer in 2019 than 2018 with combined worth at $73.4 billion.

Mike Adenuga follows Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote

Mike Adenuga maintains his position as the second richest man in Nigeria and third spot on the continent with a net worth of $7.7 billion. Adenuga has investments in telecommunications, oil, and real estate.

The businessman painted the streets of Lagos with his gold buildings – Mike Adenuga Towers.

1. Aliko Dangote

richest black man on earth

Nigerian-born billionaire, Aliko Dangote has interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries.

  • Net worth: $10.1 billion as of 2020
  • Age: 62

2. Mike Adenuga

Mike Adenuga, second richest man in Africa SaharaWeekly Magazine

Mike Adenuga, owner of Globalcom, Nigeria’s third-largest mobile phone network, and an oil exploration firm Conoil Producing firm.

  • Net worth: $7.7 billion as of 2020
  • Age: 66

3. Abdulsamad Rabiu

Abdulsamad Rabiu

Rabiu is Nigerian manufacturing mogul. He is the founder of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate active in cement production, sugar refining and real estate.

  • Net worth: $3.1 billion as of 2020
  • Age: 59

4. Folorunsho Alakija

Folorunsho Alakija

Alakija is one of the richest black women in the world and the owner of Famfa Oil Limited, a Nigerian oil exploration company.

  • Net worth: $1 billion as of 2020
  • Age: 68.


The List of Richest Men in African is an annual ranking of the richest African people, compiled and published by the American business magazine Forbes. It tracks the wealth of African billionaires who reside in Africa or have their primary businesses/investments there.

Senator Dino Melaye Net Worth And Biography

Senator Dino Melaye Net Worth And Biography

Senator Dino Melaye is a Nigerian notable politician who was a one time senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 8th Assembly he represented the people of Kogi West Senatorial District. He was was born 1st of January 1974, Making him 46 years old as of this post.

The Nigeria born senator has also appear in The Nollywood Industry as an actor, Senator Dino Malaye is known for living a luxurious Lifestyle on social media which keep many talking about him.

Quick Preview Of Dino Melaye’s Profile

  • Name: Senator Dino Melaye
  • Age: He is currently 46 years old
  • Born: 1 January 1974
  • Parents Mr.&Mrs Melaye
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: Politician and a Nollywood actor
  • Political party: People Democratic Party (PDP)
  • Political Position: Senator
  • Marriage: Married And Blessed With Children
  • Net Worth: $845 Million Dollars

Dino Melay Biography

Dino Melaye was born 1 January 1974, in Kano State, Nigeria. He was born to a christian family of Mr.&Mrs Melaye, whose origin is traced to Kogo State Of Nigeria. He spent his early life in Kano State with his parents.

He attended command and Air-force Secondary School, in Kaduna for his secondary school education. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he studied geography in 2000. He led the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) as the Association President and later became the Secretary General of African Youth Council and then that of the Commonwealth Youth Council. He was appointed by President Olusegun Obasanjo to chair the Presidential Advisory Council on Youths.

Political life

Senator Dino Melaye’s Political Ambition kick start from his school days, starting fro when he was the Head boy in his primary school to when he was the president of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).

Dino Melaye’s Governorship Ambition

Dino Melaye has also declared his intention to contest for the Kogi State gubernatorial election which was held in the last quarter of 2019. On 3 September 2019, Senator Dino Melaye lost his gubernatorial ambition in a keenly contested primary election were he came third with a total of 70 votes behind Engr. Musa Wada who won with 748 votes.

Senator Dino Melaye’s Personal Life

Melaye is currently unmarried. He was previously married to Tokunbo Melaye for ten years. She filed for divorce after a domestic violence dispute where she claimed that he beat her up and pointed a gun to her head. Tokunbo has three children with Dino.

Awards and recognitions

  • Best Honourable Representative of the Year by Global Youth Awareness and Development Initiative
  • Protector of the Youth P.D.P National Youth Vanguard
  • Epitome of Servant by National Association of Kogi State Students
  • Youth Libra for Award by the Visioners Club of Kogi State
  • The Great Motivator of Students by Nigerian Economic Student Association
  • Icon of Good Leadership by Kogi Peoples Forum
  • 2008 Diplomatic Member of the year by St Monica’s College Kabba
  • The most performed National Legislator by Vision 2020 Youth Group
  • Most vibrant Honourable member, Abuja merit Awards African Parliamentarian of the year 2005 in U.S.A.
  • Melaye also won the ‘Senator of the year’ award in 2017 and 2018.

Senator Dino Melaye’s Cars

Dino Melaye is a real car freak and a very flaunting type so it’s easy to get a glimpse of his luxurious lifestyle. Among his giant car collection are one of the most expensive cars in the world – Bugatti Veyron (₦616 million), 3 Roll-Royces (₦318 million combined), a Lamborghini Huracan (₦86.7 million), a Bentley Continental (₦71 million), Harley Davidson and many other extravagant supercars

Cars Of Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye’s Mansion

He one of the most expensive house in Nigeria, Like his Mansion in Abuja that worth over N2.1 Billion Naira, His house in Kogi that worth over N365 million Naira And many others which he don’t disclose to the public.

Dino House

Senator Dino Melaye’s Net Worth

Senator Dino Melaye is currently one of the richest and the most influential politicians in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $845 Million Dollars.

15 Interesting Facts About The Second Richest Man In Nigeria Mike Adenuga Who Has A Net Worth Of $7.7 Billion Dollar.

Chief Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr, GCON (born 29 April 1953) is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, and the third richest person in Africa. His company Globacom is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator, which has a presence in Ghana and Benin. He owns stakes in the Equitorial Trust Bank and the oil exploration firm Conoil (formerly Consolidated Oil Company). Forbes has estimated his net worth at $7.7 billion as of February 2020.

Below are the top amazing facts to known about the billionaire Mike Adenuga who is currently the second richest man on earth.

  • Adenuga, Nigeria’s second richest man in Nigeria, built his fortune in telecom and oil production.
  • His mobile phone network, Globacom, is the second largest operator in Nigeria, with 50 million subscribers.
  • His oil exploration outfit, Conoil Producing, operates 6 oil blocks in the Niger Delta.
  • Adenuga got an MBA at Pace University in New York, supporting himself as a student by working as a taxi driver.
  • He made his first million at age 26 selling lace and distributing soft drinks.
  • In May 2015, Adenuga made a takeover bid to purchase Ivorian mobile telecom’s operator Comium Côte d’Ivoire for $600 million.
  • In 2009, Adenuga was detained for money laundering by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He subsequently left the country and lived in London until the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua regime granted him a pardon.
  • In 1990, he received a drilling license and in 1991, his Consolidated Oil struck oil in the shallow waters of Southwestern Ondo State, the first indigenous oil company to do so in commercial quantity
  • He was issued a conditional GSM licence in 1999; after it was revoked he received a second one when the government held another auction in 2003.
  • Position In The World, 287 richest man on earth as of 2020
  • Position In Africa’ Third Richest Man In Africa
  • ResidenceLagos, Nigeria
  • CitizenshipNigeria
  • Marital StatusMarried with 7Children
  • Education Master of Business Administration, Pace University

Mike Adenuga Forbes Net Worth

Mike Adenuga is currently the second richest man in Nigeria and the third richest black person on earth, with estimated net worth of $7.7 billion dollars.

His company Globacom is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator, which has a presence in Ghana and Benin. He owns stakes in the Equitorial Trust Bank and the oil exploration firm Conoil.

America_celebrity jeweller reveals that Davido spends 50_100miliion naira On jewery each visit to his shop.

Popular America_celebrity jeweller who base in Atlanta in United States of America, ice box, reveals in his status that Nigeria music star Davido, spend a whopping among of 50 to 100million on jewelry each time he visit his shop.

According Ice Box, the Nigerian superstar spends 50 million naira to 100 million naira each time he visits his jewellery store in Atlanta.

The American-celebrity jeweller made this known through his Instagram Story last night thereby pressing the buzzing button on social media in the process.

We know Davido loves blings and flamboyance but we never knew it’s to this extent.

You could remember that the singer also bought jewelry worth of 5million for his little daughter not long ago, he believes in money I guess that is why he keep hustling.