This page is for those who are inquisitive about the top private jet owners in Nigeria. I’m not sure about you, but when roughly 30 private aircraft landed in Minna earlier this month to attend IBB’s daughter’s wedding, it piqued my interest.
That’s true, 30 private planes owned entirely by Nigerians.
List Of Top 10 Private Jet Owners In Nigeria:
- Orji Uzor Kalu
- Senator Ali Modu Sheriff
- Bishop David Oyedepo
- MIKE ADENUGA OTUNBA
- ASINWAJU AHMED BOLA TINUBU
- Aliko Dangote
- Folorunsho Alakija
- Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor
- Igho Charles Sanomi II
- Prophet T.B Joshua
- Apostle Johnson Suleman
In fact, this is Africa’s greatest number. This piqued my interest, so I conducted research on the owners of private planes in Nigeria, the findings of which are detailed here.
The post will include a list of the top private jet owners in Nigeria as of today.
1. Orji Uzor Kalu
Orji UzorKalu has five private planes, including a Gulfstream G650, which costs $72 million (N11.5 billion) and is the most costly private jet in Nigeria. He also owned three Gulfstream IVs and a Bombardier Global EXP XRS. He is currently Nigeria’s richest Igbo guy.
2. Senator Ali Modu Sheriff
Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was a former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, a former Governor of Borno who was the first to serve twice in a row, and the beleaguered Chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP).
He is one of the wealthiest ex-governors and the owner of four private planes, one of which is a Gulfstream G650 and three of which are Dornier aircraft.
3. Bishop David Oyedepo
Bishop David Oyedepo is the founder and general overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, often known as the Winners Chapel. He is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest pastors, with a private plane.
His church possesses the world’s largest church auditorium. He is the happy owner of four private planes. A Gulfstream G550, a VG450, and a Bombardier 604 are among them.
4. MIKE ADENUGA OTUNBA
This individual has three private jets: a Bombardier Challenger 604, a Bombardier Global Express XRS, and a Falcon 7X.
5. ASIWAJU AHMED BOLA TINUBU
Tinubu, Nigeria’s richest politician, was a former governor of Lagos state, the country’s richest state and the country’s economic nerve center.
He is now the All Progressive People Party’s national leader (APC). His political clout stretched throughout the country. This Nigerian politician has two private planes.
6. Aliko Dangote
Dangote is the richest black man in the planet, valued $12.5 billion and rated 67th in the world. He is, nonetheless, ranked sixth in the country among individuals who own private planes. His own airplane is worth $15 million.
7. Folorunsho Alakija
Folorunsho Alakija is one of the world’s wealthiest black women, with a net worth of over $1.2 billion.
She is also recognized as Africa’s second most powerful lady. Her vehicle is a Bombardier Global Express XRS.
8. Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor
Ayo Oritsejafor, the founder and Senior Preacher of Word of Life Bible Church, is another pastor in Nigeria who has a private plane.
He was also a previous President of the Nigerian Christian Association (CAN). He has one Bombardier jet, which he claims was given to him as a present.
9. Igho Charles Sanomi II
Igho Charles Sanomi II is a Nigerian businessman who is involved in the oil, aviation, and real estate industries. He is the owner of a Bombardier Challenger 605.
10. Prophet T.B Joshua
It is no secret that Men of God in Nigeria are among the wealthiest people in the country. However, having them on this list is something to think about.
He is the founder and head of The Synagogue Church of All Nations. In June 2015, he paid around $60 million for a Gulfstream G550.
11. Apostle Johnson Suleman
According to reports, the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has purchased a private aircraft and has joined the list of pastors in Nigeria who own an airplane.
When photographs and footage of Apostle Johnson Suleman’s private plane were posted on the Omega Fire Ministry Dubai Facebook page, we confirmed this.
Suleman came out against such in June of last year, urging the wealthy to aid the needy rather than buying costly automobiles and private aircraft.