The Richest Women In Nigeria {Forbes 2019}

The Richest Women In Nigeria

The richest women in Nigeria list which was ranked by Forbes comprises of prominent women who strive hard to be what they became now, no doubt Folorunsho Alakija is still the richest woman in Nigeria.

Some internet users have always been searching who is the richest woman in Nigeria?

Yes they exist,there are richest women in Nigeria who do better then even some abled men out there.

To my amazement when i look at the net worth of these Richest women i just can’t help but say gone are those days when women’s stay is in the “kitchen” now most women wants to explore and become great,well its a good idea if may say.

Note: The parameters that we used in carrying out this assessment includes: the numbers and quality of companies they own/manage, the amount of shares they control, the market value of their companies and other investments and also their general net worth.

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Lists of the richest women in nigeria(top 4 richest 2019)

  • Folorunsho Alakija
  • Hajia Bola Shagaya
  • Fifi Ejindu
  • Dr. Stella Chinyelu Okoli

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1) Folorunsho Alakija

Age(current):-68 years

Net Worth:-$1.1 billion

Folorunsho Alakija is a Nigerian Base business Tycoon that was born in Ikorodu Road Lagos Nigeria and still reside there. She is ranked by Forbes as the richest woman in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1.5 billion.

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Folorunsho Alakija started her career as a top-notch fashion designer which was what she studied at American college London, and the central school of fashion.

However, Excess wealth actually came from her oil company in which she happens to be the executive Director of (FAMFA Oil), and the company is involved in oil and gas exploration and production.

In 2014, she temporarily unseated Oprah Winfrey to become the richest woman in African.

Folorunsho is the group managing director of “The Rose of Sharon Group” which consists of The Rose of Sharon Prints & Promotions Limited and Digital Reality Prints Limited and the executive vice-chairman of Famfa Oil Limited.

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She is not just only the richest woman in Nigeria she is also amongst the richest woman in Africa

2) Hajia Bola Shagaya

Age(current):-59 years

Net Worth:-$950 million

She graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and also,Armstrong College in California as a Business Magnate.

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Bola Shagaya is the CEO of Bolmus Group International which also has interest in banking, real estate and oil.

She is also a board member of Unity Bank Plc,managing director of Practoil Limited which is one of the largest importers and distributors of base oil in Nigeria and also into photography and communication as a patron of Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN) but her major source of wealth is from oil and gas.

3) Fifi Ejindu

Age(current):-57 years

Net Worth:-$850 million


Fifi Ekanem Ejindu is a Nigerian born Architect, businesswoman a philanthropist and also a princess.

She is the great grand-daughter of King James Ekpo Bassey of Cobham town in Calabar, Nigeria, and her father who is  Professor Sylvester Joseph Una who happens to be from Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

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She is currently one of the richest women in Nigeria and Africa.Fifi is the third richest woman in Nigeria in 2019.

Just like the rest, Fifi is into oil and gas, building construction and real estate. With these, she had made her wealth.

Fifi attended Pratt Institutes in the United States and graduated as an architect. She started her own company Starcrest Group of Companies, the company is involved in oil and gas, real estates and building construction.

4) Dr. Stella Chinyelu Okoli

Age(current):-75 years

Net Worth:-$800 million

Dr. Stella Chinyelu Okoli is a Nigerian pharmacist and entrepreneur.

Being different from others she is into pharmaceutical

she is the founder and current C.E.O of Emzor Pharmaceutical in (1984), a pharmaceutical manufacturing company that has the production of over 140 high-quality pharmaceutical products and medical consumables drugs.

In 2012 she was honored with the ECOWAS International Gold Award.