7 Private Jet Owners In Nigeria
Most stinkingly rich men in Nigeria boast of their fat money bags and landed properties. Some, however, prove their class by boasting of owning a private jet.
NIGERIA NEWS placed her ears on the ground to hear private jets landing, and her eyes up to see the owners of private jets in Nigeria.
In Nigeria, Private jet owners are usually found among politicians, pastors, and business mogul.
Below is a list of 7 Private Jet Owners In Nigeria;
Orji Uzor Kalu
Orji Uzor Kalu is a billionaire and one of the Nigerians who has managed to make it to the Forbes lists of billionaires some years ago.
He is a business tycoon with a boastful fleet of five private jets which is, in fact, the largest private jet fleet in Nigeria. He owns a Gulfstream G650 which is valued at $72 million (N11.5 billion).
NIGERIA NEWS thinks the jet may be the most expensive jet in Nigeria. Orji Uzor Kalu is also the proud owner of a Gulfstream IV and Bombardier’s Global EXP XRS.
Mike Adenuga is the second richest person in Nigeria and currently stands as the third richest man in Africa.
He proudly owns three private jets, and they are the Bombardier Challenger 604, Bombardier Global Express XRS and the Falcon 7X.
Adenuga’s Falcon 7X is valued at 50 million dollars with an equivalent being about 10 billion Naira.
Bishop David Oyedepo
As we said men of God are among the few wealthy people in Nigeria with a boastful ownership of Private jets.
Bishop David Oyedepo is the richest pastor in Africa with a net worth of 150 million dollars according to Forbes estimates.
He is proud of four private jets. His jets includes a Gulfstream G65, as well as the G550 and VG450 and a Bombardier 604.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Baba Jagaban is suspected to have a net worth of trillions but no one can verify. Tinubu is the former governor of Lagos and the astute godfather of many politicians.
Baba is a proud owner of two private jets. The first being a Falcon 7X and the second- a Bombardier Global Express XRS.
His second plane is valued at 50 billion Naira.
Aliko Dangote is the richest black person in the world. His net worth is about $12.5 billion and he also made it to the Forbes magazine as the 100th richest person in the world.
Aliko Dangote, unlike his peer, Orji Uzor Kalu actually owns two private jets – both Bombardier Express.
If the richest man in Nigeria could be so prudent not to have gathered a fleet of private jets amounting to five, it simply meant that Nigerians have a person to emulate.
Folorunsho Alakija is one of the richest black women in the world. She reportedly ousted Oprah Winfrey and became the richest black woman.
She is regarded as one of the gorgeous women in Africa. Her net worth is about $2.1 billion.
The Nigerian business magnate was also listed as the second most powerful woman in Africa.
She has one private jet – the Bombardier Express Business jet or as it is also known Bombardier Global Express XRS.
He is the founder and the Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church. Ayo Oritsejafor once served as the president of the pressure that regulates the Christian bodies and churches- the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN).
Pastor Ayo Oritsejor owns one Bombardier jet though there are claims everywhere saying he did not buy the jet but rather was gifted the jet.
Samuel Okwaraji, how he came, saw and Conquered
Posthumously, today is the 55th birthday of legendary Nigeria footballer, Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji. The football legend was born 19th of May 1964.
What comes to the mind of many Nigerians who knew or those that have heard about Okwaraji is that of a player who slumped and eventually died on the field of play, during a football match.
Okwaraji dawned the shirt of several European football clubs; AS Roma (1984-1985), NK Dinamo Zagreb (1985-1986), Austria Klagenfurt (1986-1987), VfB Stuttgart (1987-1989) and SSV Ulm 1846 (loan) (1987-1988)
His International career stared during the 1988 African Nation’s Cup, where he went on to score the fastest goal in the history of the African Nation’s competition. He featured in the final of the competition, though was not able to help the Green Eagles claim the trophy.
The Orlu born star slumped 77 minutes on of the 1990 World Cup qualifier encounter with Angola in Lagos. Autopsy revealed that the 25-year-old had an enlarged heart and high blood pressure.
United States Tech Giant, Google, marked Okwaraji’s posthumous birthday with a Google Doodle.
What a great way to celebrate the Legendary footballer.
See Video of how he slumped
Naija News today headlines top stories on Monday 13, may 2019
Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Monday, 13th May 2019
1. Buhari’s is Concerned about the Poor
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari is interested in the well-being of the masses and interested in how to make his life better for them. According to Nigeria News the Vice President said thison Saturday, May 11, during his one-day working visit to Bauchi state, where some new projects were commissioned.
2. APC Chieftain says Tinubu Will Succeed Buhari, Nobody Can Stop It.
Oludare Falade, A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that former governor of Lagos State, Amhed Bola Tinubu, will take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, noting that “nobody can stop” the APC from achieving this aim.
Nigeria News understands that Falade said Tinubu would receive people’s support across the country.
3. Oshiomhole Kicked Me Out With DSS – Okorocha
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has revealed that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, sent him DSS detail to insult him. Speaking in an interview with Vanguard, Okorocha said he had gone to interact with his party Chairman about issues relating to happenings in the party when he (Oshiomhole) sent his DSS personnel to push him out of his office.
4. Heavily Armed Security Agents ‘Deployed’ To Emir Sanusi’s Palace
Following events that has been happening in Kano State in the last couple of days, Nigeria News understands that heavily armed officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), have been deployed to the palace of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, and the residents of some senior council members of the Kano Emirate in Kano state, northern Nigeria. A report monitored on Daily Trust by Nigeria News, diaclosed that about 10 police Hilux Vans with security personnel were stationed at the emir’s palace at Kofar Kudu on Saturday, May 11, while another 10 patrol vehicles were deployed to the personal residence of the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano along Iyaka road.
5. National Assembly Sends 2019 Budget To Buhari
The National Assembly has forwarded the 2019 Appropriation Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.
Naija News understands that both the Senate and the House of Representatives passed the national budget on April 30, 2019.
6. IPOB Vows To Lockdown S/East During Sit-At-Home Day
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has maintained that this year sit-at-home order to honour the blood of slain Biafrans will hold. Emma Powerful, media and publicity secretary for IPOB, in a statement to reporters revealed that the group is committed to this course despite attempts by some persons and groups to compromise the directive, there will be total lockdown of Biafra land on May 30.
7. Saraki Furious After EFCC Seizes His Ikoyi Properties
Nigeria News understands that Senate President Bukola Saraki has kicked against the action of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the seizure of some of his houses located in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State. This is coming after the EFCC launched a probe against the Senate president over allegations of money laundering.
8. Confusion In APC Over President Buhari’s New Cabinet
There is disquiet in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the list of nominees for ministerial posts by President Muhammadu Buhari. Party chieftains are reportedly finding it difficult to understand the President’s body language on the matter.
9. Armed Personnel Deployed To Borno Worship Centers
It is reported that about 500 armed personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has been deployed to various worship centres in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state. Nigeria News understands that the action is to strengthen and reinforce the security and safety of lives and properties throughout the Ramadan period.
10. Manchester City Retains the English Premier League Trophy
English Premier League (EPL) champions Manchester City on Sunday retained their title after thrashing Brighton 4-1 at the Amex stadium. Despite Liverpool (Manchester City’s title rival) also winning their match, City now becomes the first team to retain the title back-to-back since Manchester United a decade ago.
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