Owners of private jets in Nigeria, note Nigeria is one of the fastest-growing countries in numbers of private jets owners in the world. Private jets in Nigeria are owned mainly by the super-rich class of business moguls, bankers, pastors, politicians, and oil magnates.
There are really a lot of jet owners in Nigeria but here in Glass Suite, we provide you with a list of the top and most famous owners.
The market is developing and rich people that have the opportunities are willing to buy more jets. Some of them do that in order to use them only for transportation, some use them to improve their businesses, and others collect private jets or use them just because it’s prestigious.
Top Owners of Private Jets in Nigeria
Owners of private jets in Nigeria, Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, founded and chairs Dangote Cement, the continent’s largest cement producer owns two private jets, a Bombardier Global Express 5000 worth $45m (N7.2billion) and Bombardier Global Express XRS. The Bombardier VG650 is the 6th most expensive private jet in Nigeria.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Ahmed Tinubu is a former governor of Lagos state, and also the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress.
Owners of private jets in Nigeria, Tinubu bought his second jet, the new Bombardier Global Express XRS in May 2014. It cost him about $50 billion (N10 billion).
Orji Uzor Kalu
Owners of private jets in Nigeria, Oji Uzor Kalu tops the chart of private jet owners in Nigeria, the former governor of Abia State and chairman of a conglomerate.
He is a billionaire and one of the Nigerians who made it to the Forbes list, he has five private jets it is the largest private jet fleet in Nigeria.
His most expensive aircraft is the Gulfstream G650 it was bought for $72 million (N11.5 billion) it’s said that it may be the most expensive jet in Nigeria.
Bishop David Oyedepo
Owners of private jets in Nigeria, Oyedepo is the General Overseer/founder of the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel) and the Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle Worldwide also is one of the most popular churches in Nigeria.
In 2011 David Oyedepo made it to the Forbes list with a net worth of $150 million. He has four jets: The Gulfstream G550 VG450 and Bombardiers 604.
Mike Adenuga is a business tycoon and the second richest person in Nigeria. The owner of Globacom second-largest telecom operator in Nigeria is Mike Adenuga. Owners of private jets in Nigeria, However, he has only three jets they are:
Bombardier Challenger 604, Bombardier Global Express XRS, and the Falcon 7X. Yes, the same type that was bought by President Goodluck Jonathan for $50 million (N10 billion.
Folorunsho is one of the richest black women in the world and is also one of the most gorgeous women in Africa. Her net worth is about $2.1 billion.
The Nigerian businesswoman was also listed as the second most powerful woman in Africa. Owners of private jets in Nigeria, She has the Bombardier Express Business jet or as it is also known as Bombardier Global Express XRS.
Ali Modu Sheriff
Owners of private jets in Nigeria, Ali Modu Sheriff is the former governor of Borno state and current national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party. Ali Modu Sheriff served two consecutive terms; he had four jets: the Gulfstream G650 and three Dorniers.
Ayodele Joseph Oritsegbubemi Oritsejafor, known as Papa Ayo Oritsejafor, is the founder and Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church, located in Warri, Delta state.
In July 2010, he won the election and became the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) he owns a Bombardier jet which he said was a gift.
T.B. Joshua is the founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations and its leader, he is very popular across Africa. His net worth is $15 million and he made it to the Forbes list. In April 2015 he acquired a Gulfstream G550 that cost him about $60 million.
Owners of private jets in Nigeria, Femi Otedola is a Nigerian businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and chairman of Forte Oil Plc, an importer of fuel products. He owns a private Jet
Igho Charles Sanomi II
Igho Charles Sanomi is a Nigerian businessman with interests in oil, aviation, and real estate, his net worth is unknown and he owns a Bombardier Challenger 605 jet.
Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian billionaire, business magnate, founder, and president of Adeleke University. He is also the CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited.
He is the father of Adewale Adeleke (Former H.K.N Chairman), Davido, a Nigerian musician. Adeleke has a Falcon 7XV Jet.