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Meet Top 5 Richest Women In Nigeria

Alakija, Shagaya & Okoli

1.Folorunso Alakija 

The billionaire businesswoman tops the list of Nigeria’s richest women. In Africa, she is number two on the list of most successful women. 

The 69-year-old woman is also a philanthropist whose wealth comes from her company, Famfa Oil. 

Her oil company has shares in Agbami Oilfield, a very popular offshore company. Chevron and Petrobras are some of the partners of Famfa Oil.

2. Hajia Bola Shagaya

 The business magnate is the managing director of Practoil Limited, one of the largest importers and distributors of base oil in Nigeria. 

This woman did not become a billionaire overnight and it took years of hard work. She used to work with the audit department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) before venturing into commercial activities in 1983. 

  1. Senator  Daisy Danjuma 

Daisy is a lawyer who ventured into politics. 

She is the third richest woman in Nigeria. She represented Edo South senatorial district at the upper chamber between 2003 and 2007. 

The 68-year-old woman has also served as the chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO). Daisy is currently a member of national and international bar associations. 

Daisy Danjuma is the third richest woman in Nigeria. 

Sen Daisy Danjuma

 4. Fifi Ejindu 

The businesswoman and architect is the fourth richest woman in Nigeria. 

She is into real estate, oil and gas, and architectural projects. 

The business mogul and philanthropist is the great-granddaughter of King James Ekpo Bassey of Cobham Town in Calabar. 

5. Dr Stella Okoli 

Dr Stella Okoli is a pharmacist and the founder of Emzor Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited.

Dr Stella Okoli is a pharmacist and the fifth richest Nigerian woman. 

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