Around the world there are families that are rich more than many other families. Most of the wealthy families in the world controls about 80% of what’s happening in today’s economy. In this article we will bring the list of that was released by Forbes regarding who is the Top 10 Richest Families In Nigeria 2019 is. In case you were wondering who the are. Nigeria is among the countries with many families own assets and investments that are worthy of billions of dollars.
Politics, Real estate, Trades, Royalties, Oil and Gas are what makes up about 9o% of the wealth among the Richest Families in Nigeria.
Below are the list of richest families in Nigeria.
Richest families in Nigeria
10. The Ibru Family
The Ibru Family are original from the town of Agbarha-Otor, near Ughelli in Delta State. The family’s original patriarch was Chief Peter Epere Ibru. The Ibru family are the ones behind the ibru Organization which was founded in the year 1956. In Nigeria the Ibru Organization is one of the largest conglomerates with over 10,000 employees.
The Ibru Organisation was founded by Michael Ibru, The organization has vary its range of products which include shipping, agriculture, aviation, banking as well as oil and gas. Prior to founding the organization he worked at the United Africa Company from 1951 to 1956 before partnering with an Englishman Jimmy Large to form the Laibru General Trading Company.
Ibru was a person who is among the first to explore in distributing frozen fish in Nigeria; a trade which is worth billions in naira every year. He build the Organisation to have interests in Brewing, petroleum, agriculture and industry.
The Ibrus own among many other things, the Guardian Newspapers, Federal Palace Hotel and Michael and Cecilia Ibru University in Delta State, with massive real estate investments the world over. The defund Oceanic bank was own by the Ibru family and Aero Contractors.
9. The Briggs Family
The Briggs Family is among the richest families in Nigeria, coming from the heart of the oil-rich Niger Delta, the region and the country at large. Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs He is the predecessor of the Briggs family and the founder of Moni Pulo Limited (MPL), a private indigenous oil and gas exploration and production company.
Moni Pulo Limited is located in Port Harcourt but has offices in Lagos and London. The company is known for its operational efficiency of international standard and it is the sole operator of the OML 114. Also, MPL applies its expertise to the operations of OPLs 231, 234 and 239.