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3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by Babanews(m): 9:41am On Sep 22, 2017
Top 3 richest Igbo men in Nigeria 2017 have been named by Forbes, a website renowned for ranking of richest people in the world.

In the latest release of the richest Igbo men 2017, two hail from Igbo-speaking part of Delta state while one hails from Abia state.

Read Below:

3. Jim Ovia

Jim Ovia was born in Agbor, Delta state on November 4, 1951. He founded Zenith Bank in 1990. He is the chairman and the largest shareholder of the bank with a stake of almost 10%.
He also manages a mobile telecom Visafone which has over 3 million subscribers. Net Worth: $1 billion.

Jim Ovia is a noted philanthropist and has headed numerous Non-Governmental Organizations [NGO] at various times including being the first President of the Nigeria Internet Group (2001-2003).

He is the founder and Chairman of Mankind United to Support Total Education (MUSTE), a philanthropic organization focused on providing scholarship for the less privileged, of which some of the beneficiaries are now qualified professionals in diverse fields

He is also the founder of the Youth Empowerment / ICT Foundation, which focuses on improving the socio-economic welfare of Nigerian youths by inspiring and motivating them to embrace Information and communication technology.

2. Orji Uzor Kalu

The former governor of Abia State was born on April 21, 1960.
He is the founder and chairman of Slok Holding – a conglomerate with interest in shipping, banking, oil, trading, manufacturing and the media.

He became a real business man at the age of 19 after being expelled from a Nigerian University for allegedly spearheading a series of student riots. His Net Worth is pegged at $1.1 billion.

Kalu, who takes the second position on the list of richest Igbo men 2017, is involved with the Njiko Igbo Movement, whose purpose is to help secure the presidential seat for a Nigerian citizen of Igbo extraction; an Igbo has only held the presidency for six months since Nigeria’s independence.

The movement has branches and support groups throughout the diaspora. Kalu launched the organization together with former Nigerian Senator Emmanuel Onwe, a human rights advocate and lawyer earlier based in the United Kingdom.

1. Tony Elumelu

Anthony Onyemaechi Elumelu, who was born on 22nd March, 1063 takes the number one spot on the list of richest Igbo men 2017.

A philanthropist and founder of the Transcorp and Heirs Holdings, He was the chairman of United Bank for Africa and was estimated to worth $1.4 billion.

Elumelu was born in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, in 1963. He is an Ukwuani – an Igbo speaking part of Delta State.

He has two degrees in economics from Nigerian universities, a bachelor’s degree from Ambrose Alli University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Lagos. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Programme.

Tony Elumelu, who tops the list of richest Igbo men 2017, married Awele Vivien Elumelu, a medical doctor, in 1993, and they have seven children together.

He has four siblings, one of whom is Ndudi Elumelu, a former member of the Nigerian Federal House of Representatives.

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Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 9:44am On Sep 22, 2017
Jim ovia of zenith

Olumelu of uba are not igbos

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Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 9:45am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:
Jim ovia of zenith

Olumelu of uba are not igbos

Nawa for u yorubas


Una hate is second to none.....sometimes I tot u are reasonable but guess wat u are not atol



OK since they are not Igbo's I think they are Yoruba's? Right

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Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by Lastking147(m): 9:46am On Sep 22, 2017
The only thing I love bout this Ibo folks is their motivation to make it in life
They get sense no be small and sabi invest
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 9:47am On Sep 22, 2017
IgboticGirl:


NASA for u yorubas

They are not

Mummy,

Go to Wikipedia and
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 9:47am On Sep 22, 2017
Lastking147:
The only thing I love bout this Ibo folks is their motivation to make it in life
They get sense no be small and sabi invest

Especially Evans
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 9:47am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


They are not

Mummy,

Go to Wikipedia and
.


Which tribe are they
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 9:49am On Sep 22, 2017
IgboticGirl:
.


Which tribe are they

Mummy Google is users friendly
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 9:50am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


They are not

Mummy,

Go to Wikipedia and



Which tribe are they Mr tribalist?
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by PointZerom: 9:50am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:

Especially Evans

Any time or day, Igbos are more prosperous.
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 9:50am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Mummy Google is users friendly


U said they not why not explain to us and other nairaland people DAT are not aware.....


Y are u this dumb
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by somadinho10: 9:51am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:
Jim ovia of zenith

Olumelu of uba are not igbos
I'm beginning to like the Igbo's thanks to you
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 9:55am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


They are not

Mummy,

Go to Wikipedia and


U are just number 1 Igbo hater after u will hide under I am patriotic to deceive ur kinds


Anyway suit itself with ur dumbness
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 9:55am On Sep 22, 2017
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 9:56am On Sep 22, 2017
IgboticGirl:



U are just number 1 Igbo hater after u will hide under I am patriotic to deceive ur kinds


Anyway suit itself with ur dumdness

Please mummy I don't hate Igbo's

Don't use that word again

Or else I report you to myndd44
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 9:56am On Sep 22, 2017

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Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 9:57am On Sep 22, 2017
IgboticGirl:



U said they not why not explain to us and other nairaland DAT are not aware.....


Y are u this dumb

Go down the thread and breath gently
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 9:57am On Sep 22, 2017
IgboticGirl:


Wat tribe in delta Mr dumbness

Google is user friendly
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 9:59am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Please mummy I don't hate Igbo's

Don't use that word again

Or else I report you to myndd44


Do u know those people u said that are not Igbo's might get offended with wat u just said that they are not Igbo's


Is a hate speech also


So stop been a hypocrite
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 10:00am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Google is user friendly


Y should I visit google when u already know?



Is nairaland not a learning ground
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 10:02am On Sep 22, 2017
IgboticGirl:



Do u know those people u said that are not Igbo's might get offended with wat u just said that they are Igbo's


Is a hate speech


So stop been a hypocrite

Mummy they are not

They have their own dialect
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 10:06am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Mummy they are not

They have their own dialect


Seriously which planet earth are u from?


Wat is there tribe ? And wat is the name if their dialect... Is just a simple ?
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 10:09am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Mummy they are not

They have their own dialect


OK wat if I say those people that speak a kind of Yoruba's in kwara state are not Yoruba's . . how will u feel?
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by CrEaToRmalden(m): 10:10am On Sep 22, 2017
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Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 10:10am On Sep 22, 2017
IgboticGirl:



OK wat if I say those people that speak a kind of Yoruba's in kwara state are not Yoruba's . . how will u feel?

Geo political speaking

Kwara is north

Embedded in Nigeria constitution
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 10:12am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Google is user friendly


Do u know whether I am from delta state?


Do u know how offended I might b from d way u just labelled us not been Igbo?
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 10:13am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Geo political speaking

Kwara is north

Embedded in Nigeria constitution

Wat is their tribe in that north geopolitical zone ?
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by sarrki(m): 10:22am On Sep 22, 2017
IgboticGirl:



Do u know whether I am from delta state?


Do u know how offended I might b from d way u just labelled us not been Igbo?

Grandma leave that talk

Prove it
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 10:26am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Mummy they are not

They have their own dialect


Seriously which planet earth are u from?


Wat is their tribe ? Is just a simple ?
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 10:29am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Grandma leave that talk

Prove it


I should prove what
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 10:31am On Sep 22, 2017
sarrki:


Grandma leave that talk

Prove it



Y cant just ans this simple ? Wat tribe are they



Grandpa
Re: 3 Richest Igbo Men In Nigeria (forbes) - Only One Politician? by IgboticGirl(f): 11:40am On Sep 22, 2017
Sarrli should come here

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