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 .
Here are the names of Nigerians who own one or more private jets.
1. Aliko Dangote
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.
2. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Tinubu is a former governor of Lagos state and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, he owns a brand-new Bombadier Global Express XRS valued at $50 million (N10 billion).
3. Orji Uzor Kalu
Kalu tops the chart of private jet owners in Nigeria as he has five. He owns a Gulfstream G650 which he reportedly bought for $72 million (N11.5 billion).
4. Bishop David Oyedepo
Oyedepo is the General Overseer of the Winners Chapel and has a total of four jets.
5. Pastor Enoch Adeboye
He is the head of the Redeemed Church of God and owns a Gulfstream GIV (N707EA) registered as E. Adeboye / Emmanuel Aviation.
6. Mike Adenuga
Mike is a business tycoon, and the second-richest person in Nigeria. He has three private jets.
7. Ali Modu Sheriff
Ali Modu Sheriff is a former governor of Borno state and current national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party. He has a total of four jets.
8. Mohammed Indimi
Indimi is a billionaire businessman, who owns a private jet (Gulfstream GIV (N52MK).
9. Rotimi Amaechi
The former governor of Rivers state purchased the Brazilian-made Embraer Legacy which he said was for the state government.
10. Godswill Akpabio
The former governor of Akwa Ibom state purchased the Gulfstream, also said to belong to the state government.
11. Ayo Oritsejafor
Ayodele Joseph Oritsegbubemi Oritsejafor, known as Papa Ayo Oritsejafor, is the founding and Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church, located in Warri, Delta state. He owns a Bombardier jet which he said was a gift.
12. T.B. Joshua
T.B Joshua is the leader and founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations. He reportedly acquired a Gulfstream G550 aircraft worth about $60million in April 2015.
13. Femi Otedola
Otedola is a Nigerian businessman, entrepreneur philanthropist, and chairman of Forte Oil Plc, an importer of fuel products. He owns a private Jet
14. Jide Omokore
is a businessman from Kogi state reportedly owns four private jets.
15. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma
Dajuma is a Nigerian Jukun soldier, politician and multi-millionaire businessman. He flies a Hawker 900XP Hawker private jet, and is also the owner of a Challenger 605 Bombadier.
16. Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin
Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin is the founder and head prophet of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. He acquired his private jet in 2018. other information about the private jet are not known yet.
17. Apostle Johnson Suleiman
Johnson Suleman is a Nigerian televangelist and the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church with headquarters in Auchi, Edo State. He acquired his private jet earlier this year, 2019. However, other information about the private jet are not known yet.