14. IGHO SANOMI
Born in Agbor, Delta State, Igho Sanomi is the father of Dickens Sanomi. It would be recalled that Dickens was the second National Vice President of Urhobo Progress Union. He was also a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) of the Nigerian Police Force.
Igho has been involved in telecommunications, shipping, aviation, engineering, construction and real estate investments.
Igho is the chairman of several companies and he is the Executive Director of Cosmos oil AG and the founder/chairman of Taleveras, an energy trading company.
15. ABC ORJIAKO
Bryant Orjiako popularly known as ABC Orjiako had an interesting career path prior to becoming a billionaire. He trained as a surgeon but after a while, he left the healthcare sector to pursue his business interests.
Orjiako’s business interest is primarily in oil and gas. He is the co-founder and chairman of Seplat Petroleum. Prior to establishing Seplat, Orjiako founded and ran several companies in the upstream, downstream and service sector of the oil and gas industry. Orjiako is also a Harvard trained businessman.
16. BODE AKINDELE
Bode Akindele is an octogenarian billionaire. He is the chairman of the Mondola Group. This group is one of the largest conglomerates in Nigeria with interests in Agriculture, Food processing, Maritime, Real Estate and the Transport industry.