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Richest Kings In Nigeria in 2021: Cars And Net Worth

Richest Kings In Nigeria in 2021: Cars And Net Worth

The nation “Nigeria” is one with many ethnic groups with different traditional rulers. With the current evolution of things, some of these traditional rulers however have made a step-up in their car- game. On special occasions, when these ceremonial rulers have to be public, it is not surprising to see convoys and cars in numbers.

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Who is the Richest Kings In Nigeria

1Oba Obateru AkinruntanOlugbo Of Ugbo₦138 Billion

2Sa’adu AbubakarSultan Of Sokoto₦46 Billion

3Lamido Sanusi LamidoFormer Emir Of Kano₦36.8Billion

4Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi EnitanOoni Of Ife ₦32.2 Billion

5Oba Ewuare II OgidiganOba Of Benin₦27.6 Billion

6Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu AchebeObi Of Onitsha₦23 Billion

7Oba Lamidi AdeyemiAlaafin Of Oyo₦18.4 Billion

8Oba Babatunde Aremu AkioluOba Of Lagos₦18.4 Billion

9Godfrey EmikoOlu Of Warri₦13.8 Billion

10Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekuzi IDein Of Agbor₦4.6Billion

Here are a list of the 10 richest Nigeria kings and their cars;

Oba Obateru Akinruntan Net Worth: ₦138 Billion

Oba Obateru Akinrutan

Oba Obateru Akinruntan is the royal leader of Ugbo –a prominent town in Ondo State. He bears the title of  “Olugbo of Ugbo”, it is no doubt that Oba Akinruntan is one of the notable Yoruba monarchs within and outside Ondo State. His wealth has earned him the richest king not only in the Yoruba kingdom but also in the entirety of Nigeria at this present time.

Oba Obateru Akinruntan Net worth

His wealth and assets beat that of other traditional leaders with a net worth of ₦138 Billion according to Forbes.

Oba Obateru Akinruntan Cars

Oba Obateru Akinrutan Cars

Oba Obateru Akinrutan - Olugbo of Ugbo (

The First Black Man To Own A Bentley Mulsanne

Oba Obateru Akinrutan owns a Bentley Mulsanne (2014 model) valued at over N100 million and also boasts of driving a Custom built Rolls-Royce (2012 edition) built to match the standard of that of the Queen of England, with which the Olugbo of Ugbo joins the royal list of Nigerian monarchs who ride Rolls-Royce.

Sa’adu Abubakar Sultan of Sokoto – Net worth: ₦46 Billion

Sa'adu Abubakar

Sa’adu Abubakar

A compilation of the richest kings will be incomplete without the entry of the sultan of Sokoto. The monarch, who is one of the most respected not just the country but the continent, has played a key role in ensuring the peace and stability of Nigeria.  Sultan Abubakar IV is the 20th Sultan of the Sokoto Caliphate and ascended the throne in 2006 after the death of the 19th Sultan Sultan Miccado. Sultan Abubakar served in the military and resigned as Brigadier General before he took the throne.

Sa’adu Abubakar Sultan of Sokoto cars

Sa'adu Abubakar

Sa’adu Abubakar

Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560

Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560

The Sultan Abubakar IV has an A-game when it involves cars. Among his fleets of cars, most notable is his Rolls-Royce 2017. Sultan Abubakar IV owns fleets of cars, but the most notable is his model Rolls-Royce 2017.

Lamido Sanusi Lamido – Former Emir of Kano

Lamido Sanusi Lamido

This name is one that is very popular amongst the traditional rulers as he was a one time governor of the Central bank. Muhammadu Sanusi II (Sanusi Lamido Sanusi; born 31 July 1961) is the 14th Emir of Kano from the Fulani Sullubawa clan. He ascended the throne in 2014, following the death of his grand uncle Ado Bayero. On 9 March 2020, he was deposed by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Lamido Sanusi Lamido – Emir of Kano Net worth

Muhammad Sanusi II has been dethroned as the Emir of Kano by the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led administration. The Emir of Kano is on a yearly salary of N14 Million from the Federal government of Nigeria and has an estimated net worth of ₦36.8 Billion

Lamido Sanusi Lamido – Emir of Kano car

emir-kano-rolls-royce-Lamido Sanusi Lamido

emir-kano-rolls-royce-Lamido Sanusi Lamido

emir-kano-rolls-royce-Lamido Sanusi

emir-kano-rolls-royce-Lamido Sanusi

emir-kano-rolls-royce-Sanusi

The northern ruler recently acquired the latest Rolls-Royce, this didn’t go well with Nigerian’s as the car seems to cost quite a fortune. Moreso, with an annual salary of 14 million Naira, you will agree that the Emir has quite enough money to spend on luxury cars. The model of the car is yet to be known.

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan – Ooni Of Ife

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan is the traditional ruler, or Ooni, of the Yoruba kingdom of Ile-Ife. He has held his title since 2015. Aside from being a traditional ruler, he is a successful real estate businessman and the Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Ooni Of Ife net worth

His net worth is estimated at about ₦32.2 Billion, this places him in the 4th spot among Nigeria’s richest kings.

Ooni Of Ife cars

ooni-of-ife-rolls-royce

ooni-of-ife-rolls-royce

Ooni-of-ife-phantom-1

Ooni-of-ife-phantom

ooni-of-ife-bentley

ooni-of-ife-bentley

The oba isn’t left out from kings that have a  Roll- Royce car in their garage. He owns  a Rolls-Royce Phantom model year 2011, 2 Bentleys and a Mercedes Benz S550.

Oba Ewuare II Ogidigan – Oba of Benin

Oba Ewuare II Ogidigan

Oba Ewuare II Ogidigan

The traditional ruler for Benin bears the title “Oba of Benin”. The present oba of benin is Ewuare II. His authorizes great power and influence. The Benin monarch has a beautiful palace that suits a first-rate monarch who is the 40th Oba of the Benin kingdom.

Oba of Benin net worth

The Oba of Benin is believed to have a net worth of about ₦27.6 Billion

Oba of Benin Cars

Oba of Benin Cars

Oba of Benin Cars

The oba of Benin joins his other traditional rulers with the car choice of a Rolls-Royce Phantom 2016 model with an estimated cost of over ₦150 million.

Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe – Obi of Onitsha

Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe

Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe

Obi Alfred Ugochukwu is the 21st traditional ruler of Onitsha. He served as the executive director at Shell Petroleum Development Company and was once the Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Being the King sums it all up, and magnifies the equation altogether. It’s no doubt that with all of his personal achievements, he has made wealth over time that could offer him the luxury and exotic cars he desires.

Obi of Onitsha Net worth

Obi of Onitsha is believed to have a net worth of ₦23 Billion

Obi of Onitsha cars

Obi of Onitsha 2016 Rolls-Royce

Obi of Onitsha 2016 Rolls-Royce

obi of onitsha cars

The obi uses a  2016 Rolls-Royce model that costs no less than ₦100 million

Oba Lamidi Adeyemi – Alaafin of Oyo

Oba Lamidi Adeyemi

Oba Lamidi Adeyemi

Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III is the Alaafin, or traditional ruler, of the Yoruba town of Oyo and the rightful heir to the throne of its historic empire. Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III is the current Alaafin or traditional ruler of the Yoruba town of Oyo. Born on the 15th of October 1938. He is married to Ayaba Abibat Adeyemi, his most senior wife. He attends most events with her or with one of the twelve junior wives that he’s also married to.

Alaafin of Oyo net worth

Alaafin of Oyo is married to over 13th wives, Olori Chioma Adeyemi is the most recent wife of the Alaafin with a net worth estimated to be about ₦18.4 Billion.

Alaafin of Oyo cars

Alaafin of Oyo cars

He drives a stretch limousine, a Lexus GX 470, a Toyota Land Cruiser in his fleet including customized limousine for his interstate rides

Rilwan Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu – Oba of Lagos

One traditional ruler that cannot be overlooked is the Oba of Lagos. He served as the Assistant Inspector General of Police before he was crowned Oba of Lagos. He is a very powerful person. On May 23, 2003, Akiolu was selected by the kingmakers of the Lagos traditional kingdom and confirmed by the Lagos State government as the 21st Oba of Lagos; he was capped the next day and was crowned on August 9, 2003. He has served in this position since May 2003, when he succeeded Oba Adeyinka Oyekan.

Oba of Lagos net worth

Oba Rilwan Babatunde Akiolu’s net worth is estimated at around ₦18.4 Billion

Oba of Lagos cars

Oba of Lagos cars

The oba uses a 2016 Mercedes-Benz S550 which sells for over N34 million, the most gracious of all the ones that sleep in his garage.

Godfrey Emiko – Olu of Warri

Godfrey Emiko – Olu Of Warri

Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko was born to Olu Erejuwa II (1951–1986) and their wife Olori Eyinagboluwade, Emiko was the 20th Olu of Warri. He succeeded his brother Olu Atuwatse II, who died in March 2015. He was crowned Ogiame Ikenwoli on 12 December 2015 at Ode-Itsekiri, the ancestral home of the Itsekiri people, in a ceremony which was witnessed by many dignitaries in Nigeria, such as the Secretary to the Federal Government David Babachir Lawal, the Delta State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Emmanuel Uduaghan, and Bola Ahmed Tinubu the national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC). He was the Olu of Warri and was married to Olori Mary Emiko. They had three children.

Olu Of Warri net worth

Godfrey Emiko, the Olu of Warri, falls among the richest kings in Nigeria with his net worth of ₦13.8 Billion.

Olu of Warri

Olu of Warri

The Olu of Warri doesn’t need fancy cars to show off his wealth; hence, it’s hard to spot him in luxury vehicles.

Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekuzi I – Dein of Agbor

Dein of Agbor

Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekuzi I is the royal leader of Agbor – a town in the oil-rich Delta state. He was crowned when he was 2 years and 4 months old following the sudden death of his father – the late Obi.

He drives a simple black model of the Mercedes Benz S550 Maybach 2015 worth ₦65 million with an estimated net worth of ₦4.6 Billion

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