Top 3 Richest Tribe In Nigeria ( No. 1 Tribe Is Very Wealthy)


Have you ever wondered what the richest tribe in Nigeria is?

It’s a country where more than 200 tribes living together, but all of them have different cultures and languages.

Top 3 Richest Tribe In Nigeria

Here is our list of top Nigeria Richest Tribe.

3. Yoruba

The Yoruba people are proved to be the most educated tribe in Nigeria. These people are good working in politics and companies. Some of these people are really good in business. They open schools, but they are more into politics than any other tribe.

They do not venture into the business by themselves, but they usually do it together. They prefer to stick in the packs, and that’s the reason why they have connections all over Nigeria.

You will be likely to find these people working in banks and big companies.

Check out some of these richest Yoruba people:

  • Oba Otudeko
  • Hakeem Belo-Osagie
  • Tunde Folwiyo
  • Mohammed Indimi
  • Jim Ovia
  • Orji Uzor Kalu
  • Tony Elumelu
  • Abdulsamad Rabiu
  • Femi Otedola
  • Theophilus Danjuma
  • Folorunsho Alakija
  • Mike Adenuga

2. Hausa/Fulani

When it comes to the second richest tribe in Nigeria, then the Hausa take this place. It’s the second largest tribe in Nigeria, but it takes the first place by the standards of the political influence in the country. They are very rebellious and may have problems to find peace even amongst themselves.

Some of The richest people of Hausas include:

  • Umaru Abdul Mutallab
  • Alhaji Sayyu Datata
  • Aliko Dangote

1. Igbo

Igbo people are considered to be the richest people in the whole Nigeria. Some of them are the most popular people in Nigeria.

Almost 70% of Nollywood are Igbos. Most Igbo people prefer to own their own businesses instead of working on somebody. They also prefer to be very popular.

There is also one drawback in the policy of Igbo people. They do not work with politics much. They desire to go after the riches instead of political power. That’s the reason why they prefer to stay out of politics.

Check some of the richest Igbo people in Nigeria:

    • Orji Uzor Kalu
    • Cosmas Maduka
    • Pascal Dozie
    • Chief Cletus Ibeto
    • Tony Ezenna
    • Leo Stan Ekeh
    • Chief Arthur
    • Ifeanyi Ubah
    • Tony Elumelu

    Which tribe is the richest in Nigeria?

    Now you know the answer to this question. Igbo people get the most affection in business, while Hausa prefer politics.

    Most of the political leaders come from Hausa, while most of Igbo people prefer to get into business.


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