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Though the Nigeria Customs Service revealed that there are 65 verified private plane owners in the country, this list will name some Nigerians who own private jets, which include Nigerian billionaires, celebrities, politicians, and men of God.
Did you know that some of the private jet owners in Nigeria also have helicopters?
Billionaires Who Own Private Jets In Nigeria
The Nigerian lawyer and entrepreneur is the CEO of Air Peace and is one of the most expensive private jet owners in Nigeria.
Dangote, the wealthiest man in Africa, is the founder and current chairman and CEO of the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa, Dangote Group.
Prince Arthur Eze is the owner, chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the largest privately-held oil exploration and production company in Nigeria, Atlas Oranto Petroleum.
If Davido’s father isn’t on this list, who will?! The Nigerian billionaire and business magnate is the president of Adeleke University and also the CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited.
Folorunsho Alakija is according to Forbes the richest woman in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1 billion as of 2020. She is also listed as the second most powerful woman in Africa and the 87th most powerful woman in the world.
Cletus Madubugwu Ibeto is head of the largest business enterprise from Nnewi, The Ibeto Group, which is known for Automotive spare parts, Cement manufacturing and petroleum products.
Chief Mike Adenuga is the third richest man in Africa and owns Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator, Globacom. He also has stakes in the Equitorial Trust Bank and the oil exploration firm Conoil formerly known as Consolidated Oil Company.
Dr. Bryant (ABC) Orjiako
Forbes has mentioned Dr Ambrose Bryant Orjiako, who is the Chairman and co-founder of SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company PLC, a leading Nigerian independent oil and gas firm listed on the London and Nigerian stock exchanges, as a silent multi-millionaire.
The former chairman of Forte Oil PLC is the founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd and the owner of a number of other businesses. Florence “DJ Cuppy” Otedola, whose name you will find below on the list of Nigerian celebrities with a private jet, is one of his children.
Ernest Azudialu Obiejesi
Ernest is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Nestoil and the founder of the Obijackson Foundation.
Arumemi-Ikhide is the founder of Arik Air and also owns other aviation companies known as JEM Air Limited and JM Air Limited.
The Nigerian billionaire businessman is the founder, chairman & CEO of Taleveras and has business interests in oil, power, logistics, telecommunications, the maritime industry, aviation and real estate.
The Nigerian lawyer, politician, businessman and philanthropist is the chairman and chief executive officer of a diversified conglomerate based in Nigeria known as Global Fleet Group.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah
The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District is the CEO of Capital Oil (CCO).
The retired Nigerian Army Lieutenant General played a key role in post-independence military and political events in Nigeria. Danjuma amassed an enormous fortune through shipping and petroleum.
Celebrities Who Own Private Jet In Nigeria
Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, is one of the private jet owners in Nigeria music industry. He is the founder and CEO of Mavin Records and was co-owner of the defunct Mo’ Hits Records record label alongside Dbanj.
Another Nigerian musician with a private jet is David Adedeji Adeleke AKA Davido. The American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer is the first Nigerian singer to be featured in a FIFA World Cup single when he featured on “Hayya Hayya (Better Together)” alongside Trinidad Cardona and AISHA in the single of the multi-song FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Official Soundtrack.
One more top artiste on this list of Nigerian musicians who own a private jet is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun whom most of us refer to as Wizkid. The Nigerian singer and songwriter was the most-streamed Nigerian artist of all time on Spotify as of 2021, with over 3.4 billion streams across all credits.
The Nigerian disc jockey and producer is the daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola. No wonder she is one of the celebrities that own a private jet in Nigeria?!
Nigerian Pastors With Private Jets
Bishop David Oyedepo
The Nigerian Christian preacher is the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel International, and presiding Bishop of the Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Pastor E.A. Adeboye
Enoch Adejare Adeboye is also on this list of Nigerian pastors with private jets. The Nigerian pastor is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lagos.
Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor
Papa Ayo Oritsejafor is the founding and Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church in Warri. He was the first Pentecostal leader to be elected President of the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN), and the first to launch a Miracle crusade from Africa to a world audience via satellite in 1987 with evangelist Joe Martins.
Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin
The Warri born man of God is the founder and head prophet of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (CMDM) in Delta State.
Apostle Johnson Suleman
Johnson Suleman is a Nigerian televangelist and the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, whose headquarters is in Auchi, Edo State.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
“Pastor Chris” is the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy. Oyakhilome is also the author of the world’s number one daily devotional “Rhapsody of Realities”.
Prophet T.B Joshua (Late)
The Nigerian pastor, televangelist, philanthropist, leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), who passed on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at the age of 57, is one of the many pastors in Nigeria that have a private jet.
Nigerian Politicians With Private Jets
Orji Uzor Kalu
The former Governor of Abia State is the chairman of SLOK Holding and the Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers. He is also the current Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District and serves as the Chief Whip in the Senate.
The recent past Minister of Transportation (having resigned to contest Nigeria’s presidency under the ruling APC [All Progressive Congress] Party) was a former Governor of Rivers State from 2007 to 2015 and Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly from 1999 to 2007.
Senator Ali Modu Sheriff
Ali Modu Sheriff is the first Borno governor to serve two consecutive terms from 2003 to 2011.
The Kogi State businessman has business interests that span oil trading and exploration, marine, haulage services, steel, dredging engineering and property development.
The former Governor of Akwa Ibom State recently resigned from his position as Minister of Niger Delta Affairs to pursue his presidential aspiration of becoming the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, who previously served as the Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007 and Senator for Lagos West during the brief Third Republic, is now a leading aspirant for President of Nigeria in the 2023 presidential election.
Prince Chinedu Munir Nwoko, AKA Ned Nwoko was a member of the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003 representing Aniocha North-South and Oshimili North-South. He is the first black African to visit the South Pole Antarctica.
This article was most recently revised and updated on May 20, 2022