Nigeria turned 61 yesterday, 1st October 2021, and a lot of people took to social media to express their grievances about the country and how things are bad, and the state of the economy at the moment, all valid reasons. Not many people wished Nigeria a happy birthday, and in all honesty, they cannot be blamed. At least Nigeria is a grown country of 60 years and should be able to show something for it but, we’re looking.
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As some people were complaining about the state of the economy, Davido bought a Lamborghini Huracan Coupe, worth N65 million. Also, Femi Otedola copped 3 Ferrari’s for his daughters, Tolani, Dj Cuppy, and Temi. They are not the only ones, because celebrities are always buying cars, rich people in Nigeria are always flexing. So no matter how bad it is, someone somewhere in Nigeria is having fun.
As bad as persons say Nigeria is, there are some others who are living their lives and enjoying it here in Nigeria. To show this, they buy luxury cars, luxury houses, designer outfits, and the latest technological gadgets. A rich person is not defined by the type of car they drive, some people prefer a luxurious life, while some others don’t like to showcase luxury.
If Mark Zuckerberg had passed by me on the road when he visited Lagos, and I did not know who he looked like I would never have guessed he was the one. He was dressed in simple cloth pieces and nothing shiny. So some people prefer to be simple, while others prefer luxury. No option is bad, it’s their money so they choose how to spend it.
But the wild thing is that you can be stuck in Lagos traffic, and when you look to your left you may see a Tesla also stuck in traffic with you because that’s how crazy Nigeria can be. There are people in Nigeria who splurge on luxury cars, so if you are thinking of the type of car to buy for yourself when the money reels in, stick through this article.
Lamborghini Huracan Coupe
Let’s start this list with the Omo Baba Olowo himself, Davido. He does not hide it, and he has the money to cater to his lifestyle. From his clothing to his accessories, his houses, and down to his cars, he is a luxury himself. He is the son of one of Nigeria’s richest men, Dr Adedeji Adeleke, in addition to being one of Africa’s finest musicians.
On the 1st of October 2020, Davido took to his social media pages to announce that he had just purchased a 2015 Lamborghini Huracan Coupe worth N65 million. The Lamborghini Huracan Coupe has a 5.2 Litre V-10 engine that produces a 602 horsepower on an electronically controlled all-wheel system. Mad o right?
This car is a billionaire staple. The image of the car alone looks like money, so if you have money and want to look like money, you better buy this car. Many Billionaires have this car in Nigeria, but Mrs Folorunsho Alakija spots the S-class effortlessly.
The Mercedes Benz S-class costs approximately N28 million, and she has her own customized plate number because she can! She also has a private jet that costs about N16 million, talk about billionaire status there.
The first time I saw the price of this car, I did not think anyone would want to spend that much on a car, but as I have advanced in age I have gotten wiser. Why? Nigerian billionaires often drive this car. You may not see it stuck in traffic, but if you look well one day when you get to Banana Island you’ll see it parked on the road.
Nigerian billionaires that drive Rolls Royce are Mike Adenuga, Jimoh Ibrahim, the Ooni of Ife, Tony Ezenna, Lamido Sanusi, Femi Otedola, and Dino Melaye, Bola Shagaya, and many more others.
As many as they are, the cheapest price for this car costs nothing less than N24 million. And there are many Nigerians driving it, please there are levels to the game of being rich.
Anything with a Mercedes in its name is always a banger, cause they don’t play. The 2020 model of this car costs a minimum of $300,000 (N114, 750,000).
The Mercedes McLaren is a beauty to behold, exteriorly and interiorly. Femi Otedola is a popular Nigerian Billoanire that has this car, and he has been spotted riding with it. Dino Melaye is also the owner of a Mercedes McLaren Mp4-12C valued at N60 million, but it was found parked in an abandoned area. N60 million abandoned?
Known for its sleek looking design, this car is another beauty to behold. The latest model of this car goes for approximately N25 million. The billionaire in possession of this car in Nigeria is Mike Adenuga.
The minimum price for a 2019 Bentley Mulsanne is N116, 662, 500. And two Nigerians have been spotted driving and taking pictures of this luxury vehicle. Nigerian Blogger, Linda Ikeji, and Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, have both been seen in this luxury cruising around Lagos and in Nigeria.
Starboy himself is the owner of this car that costs N76, 500,000. This car has a 4.0 Litre twin-turbo V8 engine that can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds with its fastest speed at 190 mph. It is quite a car if you ask!
Our own President Muhammadu Buhari was potted in a 2019 Mercedes Maybach during his inauguration in 2019. It has a 4.0 Litre V8 engine and produces a horsepower of 463. A 2019 Mercedes Maybach costs N76.5 million.
Wizkid has also been spotted in a 2013 Porsche Panamera S car which costs nothing less than N26, 775,000.
Ferrari 458 Italia
This luxury car costs N83, 712, 500, and it has been spotted with Nigerians like Davido, Burna boy, B-Naira.