Successful family businesses may offer a universal appeal. Few of us will ever become billionaires, but everyone has a family
It’s a fact that some names in Nigeria when mentioned open doors and break every human protocol set. This is because these names of the family carry weight due to the financial status in the country.
Below is an outline of the top 7 richest families in Nigeria
1. BRIGGS FAMILY
The Briggs family is one of the richest families in Nigeria. They come from the oil-rich Niger Delta. The family’s late patriarch, Chief Olu Benson Lulu Briggs is the owner of the private oil and gas exploration and production company.
2. IBRU FAMILY
The Ibru family is also another influential family in Nigeria. They are best described as the Ibru Organisation. They hail from Agbarha-Otor, near Ughelli in Delta State. The Ibru organization is one of the largest conglomerates in Nigeria and was founded in 1956.
3. TINUBU FAMILY
The Tinubu family is one of the richest in Nigeria. The mention of the family name inspires great respect. The patriarch of the family is Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, an entrepreneur, politician, and a one-time governor of Lagos State.
4. DANTATA FAMILY
5. SARAKI FAMILY
6. OKOYA THOMAS FAMILY
7. ADELEKE FAMILY