In this article, you will discover the richest senators in Nigeria and are their current net worth in 2021.
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So who are the all time richest senators in the country?
In this piece, you will find out these rich senators and their net worth.
We all know that these lawmakers are paid handsomely and they make a lot of fortune from their office through several lucrative deals and allowances.
These senators all represent their various constituencies in their various states.
Most senators are either former governors or other public figures who made decisions to become lawmakers.
They all represent their constituencies at the National House Of Assembly.
So, back to business!
Who are the richest senators in Nigeria?
That is what we will find out in this list below.
Here is the comprehensive list of the top 10 richest senators in Nigeria as of 2021
10. Ali Ndume – Net worth: $240 Million
- Position: Senator (Representing Borno South)
The tenth richest senator in Nigeria is none other than Ali Ndume.
He represents the Borno South Senatorial district.
He was actually elected as a senator under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
However, he was the Senate Majority Leader in the Senate House, but he was later impeached by other senators under the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Today, Ali is rated as one of the richest senators in the country.
With a net worth of $240 Million, Ali Ndume makes it here as the tenth richest senator in Nigeria.
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9. Theodore Orji – Net Worth: $280 Million
- Position: Senator (Abia State)
Before becoming a Nigerian Senator, Theodore Orji was the former governor of Abia State, Nigeria.
Although he is one of the Nigerian senators with the highest number of haters, he remains one of the richest senators of all time.
He was involved in numerous controversies while he was still a governor in Abia State.
He was accused of money laundering so many times, but he continued to deny all allegations placed against him.
With a net worth of $280 Million, Theodore Orji is the 9th all-time richest senator in Nigeria.
8. Andy Uba – Net Worth: $300 Million
- Position: Senator (Representing Anambra South)
Andy Uba is the senator representing the Anambra South senatorial district in the National House of Assembly.
He is one of the richest senators in Nigeria today.
Today, he owns a house in Abuja and the house is said to worth about one Billion Naira.
Amongst his fleet of cars are an S-Class Maybach that worths about #50Million, and several other very expensive cars.
With a current net worth estimated to be about $300 Million, he sits firmly as the 8th richest senator in Nigeria.
7. Oluremi Tinubu – Net Worth: $320 Million
- Position: Senator (Representing Lagos Central)
Oluremi is the wife of the famous Nigerian politician Bola Tinubu.
He is actually one of the most influential political figures in the country today.
Though she is just 58-years-old, Oluremi is actually one of the longest-serving senators in the country.
She has racked up so much cash from several allowances and investments spread far and wide.
With a current net worth of $320 Million, she is ranked as one of the richest all-time senators in Nigeria.
6. Dino Melaye – Net Worth: $370 Million
- Position: Former Senator (Representing Kogi West Senatorial District)
Dino Melaye is one of the most controversial senators here in Nigeria.
He has a strong personality of speaking his mind on serious issues.
This Senator is one of the most famous senators in Nigeria.
He is currently one of the richest men in Kogi State, Nigeria.
Aside from being a senator, he is also a diverse businessman who has several investments in different fields.
He is currently a senator under the All Progressive Congress (APC).
He represents the Kogi West constituency.
Dino actually owns a fleet of luxury cars like the Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes Benz G-Wagon, and more.
He is currently estimated to worth $370 Million.
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5. David Mark – Net Worth: $460 Million
- Position: Former Senate President
David Mark was the Nigerian senate president for several years before Bukola Saraki took over this position.
He is currently one of the all time richest senators in Nigeria.
Speaking of all-time senators, David Mark is currently rated as one of the best.
During his early days, David Mark served in the Nigerian Army and retired as a General.
With a net worth of about $460 Million, David Mark is currently ranked as the 5th richest senator in Nigeria.
4. Godswill Akpabio – Net Worth: $530 Million
- Position: Senator (Representing Akwa Ibom North-West)
Godswill Akpabio is currently the Senator representing the North-West Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
He is one of the most celebrated past governors of Akwa Ibom state.
During his tenure as a governor, he carried out so many notable projects.
One of these projects is the Classic stadium which he built in Uyo.
This stadium was commissioned by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
Even before he became a senator, he was already a very rich person.
He is currently estimated to worth $530 Million.
This makes him the fourth richest senator in Nigeria.
3. Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi – Net Worth: $700 Million
- Position: Senator (Representing Anambra North Senatorial District)
Stella Oduah is the richest female senator in Nigeria, and the third all-time richest senator in Nigeria.
During the tenure of the former president of Nigeria (Goodluck Ebele Jonathan), Stella was the Minister of Aviation.
Today, the 57-year-old lady represents the North Senatorial District of Anambra State, Nigeria.
She is a very rich Nigerian senator and she was already stinkingly rich before joining the house.
With a net worth estimated to be about $700 Million, Stella is surely one of the richest senators in Nigeria.
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2. Ben Bruce – Net Worth: $715 Million
- Position: Senator (Representing Bayelsa East Senatorial district)
Ben Murray Bruce is the second all time richest senator in Nigeria.
Ben actually represents the East Senatorial district in Bayelsa state under the People Democratic Party (PDP).
Aside from being a senator, Ben Bruce is the founder of the popular Silverbird TV.
This is a major TV channel in Nigeria and it brings in a steady flow of income for this 63-year-old senator.
With so many investments spread far and wide.
Ben Bruce is currently estimated to worth $715 Million, making him the second richest senator in the country.
1. Bukola Saraki – Net worth: $800 Million
- Position: Senate President
The number one senator in this list is none other than Bukola Saraki.
He is currently the Senate President of Nigeria.
Bukola who is just 56 years old was the governor of Kwara State, Nigeria.
He remained in his office as governor for two complete terms.
Today, he is rumoured to be the richest senator in the country.
Even before becoming a senator, Bukola Saraki was already a billionaire.
He is currently estimated to worth a whopping $800 Million, making him the richest senator in Nigeria.
Top 10 Richest Senators In Nigeria (2021)
Here are top ten list of the all-time richest senators in Nigeria.
- Bukola Saraki – Net worth: $800 Million
- Ben Bruce – Net worth: $715 Million
- Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi – Net worth: $700 Million
- God’swill Akpabio – Net worth: $530 Million
- David Mark – Net worth: $460 Million
- Dino Melaye – Net worth: $370 Million
- Oluremi Tinubu – Net worth: $320 Million
- Andy Uba – Net worth: $300 Million
- Theodore Orji – Net worth: $280 Million
- Ali Ndume – Net worth: $240 Million
As we all know, these senators bag a lot of cash on a monthly basis.
They all receive millions of Naira and they are also entitled to numerous allowances which sum up to millions of Naira.
Aside from these senators, there are many other senators not mentioned here.
In fact, all the Nigerian senators are rich, but this is a list of the top ten all-time richest senators.
Most of the people on this list were already billionaires before they joined the house.
That is why their net worths surpass that of their colleagues with great margins.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know About Nigerian Senators
- Senators have unlimited tenure (ie They can remain senators for as long as they continue to win senatorial elections).
- The basic salary of Senators in Nigeria is #750,000 and they receive a total allowance of #13.5 Million per month.
- There are actually 109 senators in Nigeria.
- All Progressive Congress (APC) has the highest number of senators in the National House of Assembly (65).
- This is followed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who accounts for 43 senators.
- Nigerian Senator receive a total of #171 Million Naira per annum.
So far, these are some interesting facts I felt you had to know about these Nigerian senators.
I hope you found them useful.
Summary on The Richest Senators In Nigeria (2021)
In all, these are the top ten richest senators in Nigeria as of 2021.
They are all well known all over the country.
Most of these senators were actually very wealthy even before they joined the Nigerian House of Assembly.
Some of them were former governors, ex-ministers, and major entrepreneurs before they became senators.
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Thus far, we do hope you have a blissful day!