According to Shedi.com.ng the 5 richest Nigerians are: Aliko Dangote (net worth US $14.4 billion), Mike Adenuga (net worth US $9.9 billion), Femi Otedola (net worth US$1.85 billion), Folorunsho Alakija (net worth US$1.55 billion), Abdul Samad Rabiu (net worth $1.1 billion).
Mike Adenuga – Net worth of $6.5 billion
The 2nd name on the list of the top 10 richest people in Nigeria for 2021 is Mike Adenuga.
Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga is the second richest man in Nigeria. Mike Adenuga has a net worth of $6.3 billion.
Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga was born on the 29th of April 1953 to Oloye Michael Agbolade Adenuga Snr and Omoba Juliana Oyindamola Adenuga, in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Mike Adenuga is fondly known as John bull by close associates.
The Nigerian billionaire is married to Titi Joyce Adenuga. Mike Adenuga is blessed with seven children.
#2.1 Mike Adenuga’s Source of Income
Mike Adenuga made Clacified’s list of the top 10 richest people in Nigeria because of his numerous business ventures and companies.
Being one of the most successful businessmen in Nigeria, Mike Adenuga has earned so much wealth increasing his net worth to become the second richest man in Nigeria.
Mike Adenuga became a millionaire at the early age of 26.
Mike Adenuga became rich through oil business; he is the owner of Conoil, an oil company in Nigeria
Mike Adenuga acquired his wealth through telecommunication and oil production. Mike Adenuga is the founder of Globacom, the 2nd largest telecommunication network in Nigerian.
Globacom controls about 28% of the telecommunication market in Nigeria.
Globacom boasts over 55 million subscribers. Mike Adenuga is also the owner of Conoil, an oil company in Nigeria with over six oil blocks in Nigeria.
EFCC detained Mike Adenuga for crime bordering on money laundering in 2009. Mike Adenuga later flew out of Nigeria, only to return after a pardon by ex-president Umaru Musa Ya’dua.