When talking about the richest men in Nigeria, there are most of them who do not even have a university degree. These men have proven that success is not tied to degrees but to hard and smart work.
Degrees are only meant to improve your status not neccessarily your wealth.
Here is the list of top seven richest men in Nigeria that have not been to the four walls of a tertiary institution.
Top Seven Richest Men In Nigeria Without A University Degree
1) Mr Cosmos Maduka
He is the founder of Coscharis Group which is the sole distributor for BMW and Ford cars in Nigeria and most of West Africa.
2) Cletus Madubugwu Ibeto
He is the founder of the Ibeto Group which is one of the largest auto spare parts manufacturers in Nigeria.
The company also has petrochemicals and cement manufacturing decisions. He also began as an apprentice in the motor parts business before establishing his own company.
3) Vincent Obianodo
At present, he runs a company with many subsidiaries spanning from hospitality to real estate, oil & gas and dredging & quarry.
4) Alhaji Razak Akanni Okoya
5) Orji Uzor Kalu
He is the chairman of SLOK Holding and the Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria. He also served as the governor of Abia State, Nigeria from May 29, 1999, to May 29, 2007.
6) Olu Benson Lulu Briggs
Mr Briggs is the founder and chairman of Moni Pulo Limited which is an oil exploration and production company. He did not get any further education after primary school due to the lack of funds to do so.
7) Alhaji Mohammed Indimi
Mohammed Indimi is a Nigerian based businessman who solely founded Oriental Energy and is also the chairman.
These men are currently the richest men in Nigeria with no university degree.