Nigeria, popularly referred to as the giant of Africa, is the largest country in Africa. Having gained her independence on October 1st, 1960, Nigeria has been ruled by various heads of state, also called Presidents. Nigerian presidents wield lots of power and they are wealthy too. In fact, being involved in Nigerian politics automatically grants you access to lots of money. Are you curious about the richest presidents in Nigeria this 2021? In this article, carmart.ng answers your curiosity.
2021 Richest Presidents In Nigeria, Expensive Cars And Net Worth
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Gcfr
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida is a businessman and politician who served as Nigeria’s military president from August 1985 to August 1993. Born 17th August 1941, former President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida is a native of NIger state. He also owns 65% of the London-based Fruitex International Limited in London, 24% of Nigeria’s second-largest telecom company, Globacom.
Ibrahim Babangida Net Worth: Ibrahim Babangida is not only famous amongst Nigerians, but he is also wealthy. His net worth is estimated at $5 billion. (₦2.5 trillion).
Ibrahim Babangida CARS:
- BMW 760LI (₦35.2 million),
- 2015 Mercedes-Benz S Class (₦33.7 million),
- Toyota Land Cruiser (₦30.6 million.
He also flies a Learjet 45 worth ₦594.7 million.
Atiku Abubakar GCON
Atiku Abubakar is another influential and wealthy president of Nigeria. Born on 25th November 1946 to a Fulani farmer father and a trader mother, Atiku Abubakar is a native of Adamawa State, Nigeria. He served as the Vice President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007, with Olusegun Obasanjo as president. For 20 years, Atiku Abubakar worked as the comptroller general of the Nigerian Customs. During his tenure as the Comptroller of the Nigerian Customs, he founded logistic company Nigeria Container Service (INTELS). In addition, he has a wide range of businesses from beverages, food, education etc. He has four wives and 28 children.
Atiku Abubakar Net Worth: From numerous business engagements, Atiku Abubakar has amassed a fortune. His net worth is estimated at $1.4 billion (₦700 billion)
Atiku Abubakar Cars: The wealthy Vice president has lots of expensive rides including:
- a Range Rover (₦78 million)
- a Mercedes S550, (₦56 million)
- a Lexus 570, (₦60 million)
- a Toyota Land Cruiser (₦55 million)
He also owns an Embraer Phenom 100 private jet worth $4.1 million
Atiku Abubakar Net Worth, Biography & Cars
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is one of the many people who shaped Nigeria’s politics. As an officer of the Nigerian Army, he served in the Congo Crisis and the Nigerian Civil War. First, of nine children, Olusegun Obasanjo was born 5 March 1937 in Ibogun Olaogun, British Nigeria. General Olusegun Obasanjo ruled Nigeria during two different periods. First was between 1976 and 1979 as the Military Head of State after succeeding Murtala Muhammed who was killed in a deadly coup. His second stint was between 1999 and 2007 in a democratic civilian rule. This brings the total of his ruling days to 11years. Baba Obasanjo is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Olusegun Obasanjo Net Worth: The former Nigerian president is worth $1.6 billion (₦800 billion)
Olusegun Obasanjo Cars:
- Lexus 570 ( ₦45 million)
- Toyota Land Cruiser (₦45-70)
- Mercedes-Benz S63 Sedan (₦120 million)
- Toyota Highlander 2017 ( ₦90 million.)
Olusegun Obasanjo Net worth, Cars, Houses, And Latest Biography In 2021
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is a well-known Nigerian politician who served as the President of Nigeria between 2010-2015; before being succeeded by General Muhammadu Buhari. He left an indelible mark on his personality by being the first Nigerian president to concede defeat in the 2015 gubernatorial elections in Nigeria. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan didn’t begin his career as a politician. He was the Assistant Director at the now-defunct Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development and Commission, OMPADEC. He also worked as an education inspector and a lecturer. By diligence and consistency, he rose to become the Head of the Environmental Protection Sub-Department of the Commission, before voluntarily resigning his appointment in 1998 to take up an active role in Politics. On 29 May 2011, he was sworn in as President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, becoming Nigeria’s 14th Head of State. He lost the presidency office to Muhammadu Buhari during the 2015 elections.
Net Worth: Goodluck Jonathan is a man of honour and fame. His net worth is estimated at $100 million (₦50billion)
Cars: Seated in his garage is a luxurious fleet of cars some of which are;
- Mercedes Benz S550 (₦150 million)
- Range Rover Sport (₦70 million)
- BMW i3 (₦85 million)
Goodluck Jonathan Net worth, Cars, Houses And Latest Biography
General Muhammadu Buhari
General Muhammadu Buhari is currently the President of Nigeria has resumed office since 2015. He has previously served as Nigeria’s head of state from December 31, 1983, to August 27, 1985, after taking power in a military coup d’etat. He was born on December 17, 1942, in Daura, Katsina state to a Fulani chief (Hardo Adamu) and was raised by his mother, Zulaihat after the death of his father when he was four years old. General Muhammadu Buhari had several unsuccessful attempts at becoming the Nigeria President. He finally won the 2015 elections as the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC). He has received numerous awards and medals such as Congo Medal (CM), Defence Service Medal (DSM). General Service Medal (GSM). Global Seal of Integrity (GSO), Grand Commander of the Federal.
Net Worth: His estimated net worth of $110 million (₦55 billion).
Cars: Being the President, President Buhari has several cars both for official and personal use. Below is the list of cars:
- Bulletproof Mercedes Benz Maybach S600 (₦70 million)
- Mercedes-Benz S 350 (₦60-80 million)
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