Banana Island is an artificial island located in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. It is said to be the most expensive estate in Africa. This is where you will find the most expensive houses in the whole country. The rich always like to mingle with their fellow rich and of course they can afford what an average man on the street can’t afford because of their wealth and affluence. So in this article I will be sharing with you 10 Nigerian wealthy billionaires that live in Banana Island.
1. Mike Adenuga
Mike Adenuga is a Nigerian entrepreneur, investor and chairman of Globacom Telecommunication Network popularly known as GLO. He is currently the second richest man in Nigeria. His company Globacom is the second-largest telecom operator in Nigeria and has a presence in Ghana and Republic of Benin. Mike Adenuga owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N1.2 billion naira.
2. Aliko Dangote
Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian entrepreneur, investor and chairman of Dangote Groups. His company specializes in the production and exportation of cement and food commodities in Nigeria and other African countries. He is currently the richest man in Africa. Not only is he the wealthiest man in Africa, he is also among the 150 richest people in the world. Aliko Dangote owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N2 billion naira.
3. Ahmed Tinubu
Ahmed Tinubu popularly known as Jagaban is a politician and a businessman. He is the former Governor of Lagos State and Nigeria President-elect and member of All Progressive Congress (APC). He is the owner of so many companies in Lagos. He is the owner of Oriental hotel, a five star hotel also regarded as the most expensive hotel in Nigeria. Ahmed Tinubu owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N1.5 billion naira.
4. Kola Abiola
Kola Abiola is the son of late Chief MKO Abiola. Kola Abiola is a successful billionaire and business tycoon who owns several companies and real estate all over Nigeria. Kola Abiola owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N800 million naira where he lives quietly with his family.
5. Iyabo Obasanjo
Iyabo Obasanjo is the daughter of Nigerian former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Apart from having an ex president as a father, she is also a successful politician and a business woman herself. She owns several businesses and real estate investments under her name. Iyabo Obasanjo owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N700 million naira.
6. Linda Ikeji
Linda Ikeji is a blogger and a female entrepreneur. She is regarded as the richest blogger in Africa. She has also been listed by Forbes as one of the most influential women in Africa. Linda Ikeji owns a mansion in banana Island worth over N850 million naira. The former model shared how she worked tirelessly for several years before making the breakthrough. She currently lives in her mansion in Banana Island alongside with her parents and siblings.
7. Sayyu Dantata
Sayyu Dantata is a Nigerian entrepreneur, investor and a business magnate. He is the chairman and Founder and Chief Chairman of MRS Group. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Nigerian Telecommunications. Sayyu Dantata’s father was the wealthiest person in Nigeria about 50 years ago and his son has taken over his empire. Sayyu Dantata owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N2 billion naira.
8. Tundun Abiola
Tundun Abiola is the daughter of late Chief MKO Abiola. She is a successful billionaire and business executive. She is the sister of Kola Abiola. She started off living in the United States of America before returning to Nigeria. She is also a successful lawyer. She owns several businesses and real estate investments in Nigeria.
Tundun Abiola owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N750 million naira where she lives quietly with her family.
9. Peter & Paul Okoye
Nigerian music stars Peter and Paul Okoye who formerly go by the stage name P Square but had to change their brand name to Mr. P and Rudeboy after their separation are one of Nigerian musicians who owns a mansion in Banana Island. Peter and Paul Okoye have been in the Nigerian music industry for over two decades. They are regarded as one of the richest musicians in Africa. Peter and Paul Okoye owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N850 million.
10. Diezani Alison
Diezani Alison is a Nigerian female entrepreneur, politician, investor and a business executive. She was the first female President of OPEC. She became Nigeria’s minister of transportation on 26th July 2007. She was moved to Mines and Steel Development in 2008, and in April 2010 she was appointed as Minister of Petroleum Resources in Nigeria. Diezani Alison studied Architecture in England and then at Howard University in the United States of America. Diezani Alison owns a mansion in Banana Island worth over N900 million naira.
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