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11 Most Influential and Richest Igbo Men 2022

Meet 11 Most Influential and Richest Igbo Men 2022

Meet 11 Most Influential and richest Igbo Men 2022. The Igbo speaking people of Nigeria are mostly found in the Southeastern States. Indigbo as they are proudly called, are indigenes of Imo, Anambra Enugu State, Bayelsa and some parts of Rivers states. One fact is clear, the Igbos are very industrious and enterprising. They are also very innovative, talented and are skills oriented. Checkout some their most richest sons below.

11. Cosmas Maduka

Cosmas Maduka is one of the richest Igbo men in Nigeria. Born on the 24th of December 1958 in Jos Plateau State. He is a businessman, investor, philanthropist. Mr Maduka is the founder of Coscharis Group of company. A company that deals on Automobile sales and spare parts. His company is also based on ICT, petrochemicals, agriculture, and many other business lines.


Furthermore, Cosmos Maduka is also a brand distributor of top auto brands like the BMW, Range Rover, Ford and also so many other top brands. Facts have it that Cosmas Maduka currently has an estimated net worth of $800 million. What an investment. The business mogul lost his wife of recent and her burial took place 7th January 2022. See photo below.

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10. Innocent Chukwuma

Innocent Chukwuma is the 9th richest Igbo men in Nigeria. He was born on the 1st October 1961 at Umudim, Nnewi, Anambra State Nigeria. Mr Innocent Chuwuma is the owner and Chairman of Innoson Group of Companies, which is one of the top leading African automobile companies.

In addition to that, he is first black man to manufacture cars. Innocent Chukwuma has over the years amass so much wealth for himself in the vehicle manufacturing business in Africa and Nigeria. Mr Chukwuma has an estimated net worth of $1 billion.

11 Most Influential and Richest Igbo Men 2022

9. Ned Nwonko

Mr Ned Nwonko is an Igbo business man and politician. He was born on the 27 of September 1965. Ned Nwankwo is a Certified Audiovisual Technology Consultant, Programmer & System Integrator for Residential & Commercial Spaces. Nwonko was three times a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives. Nwonko is presently worth 1.2 billion dollars.

Furthermore, Ned Nwonko is happily married in a polygamous marriage but recently divorced his first Laila who is a Morrocan. It was rumoured that it was due to infedelity and plastic surgery. Presently he is married to Regina Daniels, a former actress and now turned media personality. She has her own talk show.

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8. Rochas Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha is the 8th richest Igbo man in Nigeria presently. Mr Okorocha was born on 22nd September 1962 in Kaduna but actually from Imo State. He was an ex-governor of Imo state. Okorocha contested under the umbrella of All Progressives Congress (APC).

Furthermore, Rochas Okorocha is a philanthropist and a businessman before joining politics. He own several real estates and businesses scattered all over Africa and Europe. Mr Okorocha was ranked in 2018 as the richest politician in Nigeria. He also served as a senator representing Imo West Senatorial district at the 9th Nigerian Senate. Rochas Okorocha has an estimated net worth of $1.5 billion.

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7. Ifeanyi Ubah

Ifeanyi Ubah is said to be the 7th richest Igbo men in Nigeria. This is because of his mass wealth that amount to billions of dollars. He is a vibrant Nigerian businessman, investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

In addition to that, Ifeanyi Uba is the owner of a Nigerian football club Ifeanyi Ubah F.C and also the owner and CEO of Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited. The company is a leading oil and gas company in Nigeria. Mr Ifeanyi actually started his journey to riches by selling auto spare parts and tire supplies. Ifeanyi Ubah current has an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion.

6. Andy Uba

Former Senator Andy Uba

Andy Uba is the 6th richest Igbo men in Nigeria. He was born on 14th December 1958. Mr Uba is a well known politician and a lawmaker in Nigeria. Furthermore, Andy Uba had served as a senator for the Anambra South Senatorial District under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Andy Uba currently has an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion.

5. Emeka Offor

Mr Emeka Offor is the 5th richest Igbo men in Nigeria. He was born on 10th February 1957 also in Kaduna State, but he is originally from Enugu State. Emeka Offor is a native of Oraifite in Ekwusigo Local Government Area. Mr Emeka is a respected businessman and has several chain of businesses. Mr Offor is the chairman of Enugu State board of Electricity Distributor s.

Emeka Offor

In addition to that, Emeka Offor is into Construction business and has one of the largest Construction firm in Nigeria and the whole of Africa. As a devoted businessman he was able to amass so much wealth for himself. He is also former Chairman of Crime Oil. The business mogul, Emeka Offor has an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion.

4. Allen Onyema

Allen Onyema is the 4th richest Igbo men in Nigeria. He is a patriotic citizen of Nigeria that has always been fronting for the unity of Nigeria even with the fact that the country seems to be divided with no hope of unity. Allen Onyema is a lawyer, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. He is the owner and CEO of Air Peace, a leading indigenous airline in Nigeria. Mr Allen Onyema currently has an estimated net worth $3.1 billion.

3. Benedict Peters

Mr Benedict Peters is an outstanding business man who has created his impact within and outside Nigeria. He was able to keep his company intact. Standing in for (Benedict Peters) speaks at Benedict Peters received Forbes Best Oil and Gas Leader of the Year Award, Africa at Forbes International on September 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Amber De Vos/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

In addition to that, Benedict Peters is the 3rd richest Igbo men in Nigeria. Benedict Peters was born in Ebonyi State though he is originally from Delta State, he is a wealthy businessman and also a philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Aiteo Group. Aiteo Group is a company that is based on the energy and the gas sector.

Furthermore, Mr Benedict Peters attended the University of Benin with a degree in Geography and Urban Planning. His company is not that popular to a common Nigerian, but it is one of the biggest Nigerian gas sector with stakes in Oil Mining. Benedict Peters currently has an estimated net worth of $3.3 billion. 

2. Cletus Ibeto

Cletus Ibeto

Nigerian Cletus Ibeto is the 2nd richest Igbo men in Nigeria in 2022. He was born on 6th December 1952 in Anambra State, Nnewi to be precise. Suprisingly, Cletus Ibeto wasn’t born with a silver spoon. But due to hardwork and perseverance, he was able to make it to the top. He is now ranked as one of Igbo’s top billionaires in Nigeria by Forbes Magazine. Mr Ibeto is an entrepreneur and one of the most influential businessmen in Nigeria.

Furthermore, Cletus Ibeto is the founder and CEO of Ibeto Group of Companies. His business is the latest business enterprise in Nnewi. Mr Cletus Ibeto business is in the transportation industry where he also sells motor spare parts, as time goes on he started exploring other businesses like the banking sector, real estate, cement production, petrochemicals, automotive coupling and many others under the Ibeto Group. Cletus Ibeto has an estimated net worth of $3.8 billion.

Arthur Enzeribe

Arthur Eze is currently the richest Igbo man in Nigeria in 2022. He was born on 27th November 1948 in Anambra State. He Attended St. Augustine Secondary School in Nkwere, Imo State. After which he proceeded to study Mechanical and Chemical Engineering at the California State University in the United States of America.

Furthermore, after his education, Nzeribe invested in the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector. Mr Arthur Nzeribe is the founder and CEO of Oranto Petroleum, which is also one of the largest private petroleum companies in Nigeria and the whole of Africa. Mr Arthur Eze has an estimated net worth of $5.8 billion.


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