It will interest you to know that quite a number of Nigerians own a Rolls Royce or two and a very interesting thing about this list is that it comprises both the old and the rich, politicians and celebrities.
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Day by day Nigerians complain about the dilapidating state of the Nigerian economy and sometimes the country finds itself indebted to other countries, one would think ordinarily that Nigerians cannot afford the finer things of life. But over the years, Nigerians have continued to prove themselves in many aspects and automobiles have not been left out.
Popular singer, Davido who is known for living a very luxurious lifestyle owns a 2021 Rolls Royce Cullinan. This car cost about N240,000,000. Upon acquiring this car, Davido announced on his Instagram and a few weeks later, came on social media to ask for the sum of N100,000,000 to clear the car. People contributed and he raised over N100,000,000.
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- Chief Gabriel Igbinedion
The flamboyant Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, has a long history as a collector of expensive choice cars. The Esama has at least 4 Rolls Royces.
Obi Iyiagu popularly known as Obi Cubana is a Businessman, entertainer, real estate mogul, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Cubana groups. Obi Cubana was brought into the limelight when he had a lavish burial ceremony for his mother in Anambra state last year. He owns a Rolls Royce Wraith.
- Tiwa savage
The beautiful 41-year-old Nigerian musician and mother of one, Tiwa Savage owns a Rolls Royce Wraith. She rode it as she attended her father’s burial.
Nigerian social media big boy, Mompha, owns one of the first 50 limited edition Rolls Royce Wraith Eagle VIII. It is said that his source of wealth comes from working with a Bureau De Change business in Lagos. However, EFCC seems to always be in his business.
- Burna Boy
Port Harcourt-born singer and Grammy award winner Burna Boy who has been in the music scene since 2012 bought a Rolls-Royce Dawn to celebrate a successful 2019.
Nigerian big boy Hushpuppi owned a Rolls Royce Cullinan before he was arrested and imprisoned for fraud. The car costs over N150,000,000.
Nigerian rapper and singer Olamide owns an ultra-luxurious Rolls Royce Ghost. It is being rumoured that he bought a used Rolls Royce but that doesn’t matter, it’s still a Rolls Royce.
A Nigerian musician who is popularly known for rapping in the Igbo language Phyno owns a Rolls Royce Phantom. When it was announced that the singer had capped a Rolls Royce, it sounded unbelievable because a lot of people felt he wasn’t rich enough to buy one. But to their surprise, he did.
- Paul Okoye (Rudeboy)
Rudeboy who formerly belonged to the duo, PSquare before they parted ways is among the 1% of Nigerians who own a Rolls Royce
- Emeka Uzoeto
Emeka Uzoeto, CEO of Ist HOMES also flaunts a Rolls Royce. This achievement has proven to the public that there’s a lot of money to be made from real estate in Nigeria.
- Buruji Kashamu
A former senator in Ogun state with a controversial political career, Buruji Kashamu owns two white Rolls Royces. In Nigeria, politics is a dirty game and if you are able to win, who knows, you could go home with two Rolls Royces as your prize.
Super Eagles star footballer, Odion Ighalo owns a Rolls Royce Phantom worth over N200,000,000. This isn’t surprising as it’s not news that footballers are paid heavily and Ighalo also plays for an international team apart from the Super Eagles.
- Chief Chidi Anyaegbu
Chief Chidi Anyaegbu is the chairman of Chisco Transport company, he owns a Rolls Royce. Chisco transport company has branches all across Nigeria and is quite successful.
- Alake of Egbaland
His Royal Majesty, Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Alake & paramount ruler of Egbaland owns a Rolls Royce.
- Chris Uba
Chief Chris Uba also owns a Rolls Royce. Chris Uba is a businessman who is into oil and gas. He is also a highly placed politician in Nigeria as he is often referred to as the godfather of other politicians.
Prince Arthur Eze is referred to as the richest Igboman, he is a collector of Rolls Royce cars, Arthur has 5 different Rolls Royce cars, Arthur Eze is the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Oranto Petroleum; he is also a Philanthropist and a Politician. His traditional title bestowed upon him is ‘Ozoigbondu’ of Ndi Igbo.
Fifi Ekanem Ejindu is an architect and Abuja socialite. She is the great-granddaughter of King James Ekpo Bassey of Cobham Town in Calabar. She bought a Rolls Royce to celebrate her 51st birthday.
- Oba Abiodun Oniru
Oba Abiodun Oniru who is a sectional traditional ruler in Lagos State possesses a Rolls Royce Phantom amongst his other cars. From the look of things, it seems the Rolls Royce is fast becoming a ‘must have’ amongst Nigerian traditional rulers.
- Festus Odimegwu
Festus is a former managing director of Nigerian Breweries, he has copped two Rolls Royce. Asides from his position in Nigerian Breweries, it is unsure how Festus funds his enviable lifestyle.
- Tom Samson
The General Overseer of Christ Royal Family International Church, Lagos, Bishop Tom Samson bought a Rolls Royce Phantom to celebrate his 50th birthday.
- John Momoh
John Momoh who is the chairman and CEO of Channels TV which has been the best TV channel in Nigeria, for about five times in a row also owns a Rolls Royce.
- Jowi Zaza
wealth is of different levels, the best feeling is when you are already a billionaire in your 30s, you know you’ve made it when the celebrities are close to you and you are not even in the entertainment industry.
This is the case of this young and lowkey Nigerian Billionaire, Joseph Ezeokafor also known as Jowizaza, who is the heritor of the billion-dollar oil business. Jowi Zaza own a Rolls Roys Cullinan and so many other cars
- Pastor Chris Okotie
The lead pastor of Household of Christ Church, Pastor Chris Okotie owns a white Rolls Royce. He acquired the Rolls Royce Phantom in 2014. The purchase of this vehicle caused a lot of controversy amongst Christians in Nigeria as many said he shouldn’t own such an expensive car as a pastor.
Otunba Gbenga Daniel
This former governor of Ogun state received a Rolls Royce as a birthday gift on his 70th birthday.
- Dino Melaye
The dramatic Kogi state senator, Dino Melaye also owns a Rolls Royce amongst other exotic cars., Dino Melaye who spoke with BBC pidgin said he made most of his money from investments he has with foreign companies like McDonald’s, McDonald’s is American fast food with over 38,695 restaurants, Currently, we believe Dino has a net worth estimate of 0 million
- Saheed Ademola Elegushi (Kusenla III) Oba of Ikate land
This Lagos state monarch owns a custom-made bulletproof Rolls Royce Gushi, The youngest monarch ever to ascend the throne and become the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, Kusenla III, is Oba Saheed Ademola. He had his coronation on the 27th of April 2010 when he was only 34 years old.
- Femi Otedola
Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola who is the CEO of Forte Oil and other businesses owns two Rolls Royces. His daughter Florence (DJ Cuppy) took to Instagram some years back to announce that she bought a Rolls Royce for her father as a Christmas gift.
Hajia Bola Shagaya
Hajia Bola Shagaya is one of the richest women in Africa, she owns a Rolls Royce Ghost. She bought this car specifically for the occasion of her son’s wedding some years back.
- Tunde Folawiyo
Ranked as the 39th richest person in Africa, Tunde Folawiyo owns a Rolls Royce Wraith. Tunde Folawiyo is the managing director of the Yinka Folawiyo Group, a conglomerate with interests in energy, agriculture, shipping, real estate and engineering.
Chief Tony Ezenna
The Chairman of Orange drugs Ltd has made quite a lot of money to enable him to purchase a Rolls Royce Phantom.
Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II Emir of Kano
Upon his coronation as the Emir of Kano, the former CBN governor Muhammadu Sanusi bought a few Rolls Royce which included a Rolls Royce Phantom. Having a Rolls Royce is a similar feature amongst the Emirs of Kano.
Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan Olugbo of Ugbo
He is ranked as the second richest king in Africa after the King of Morocco, he owns a custom-made Rolls Royce resembling that of the Queen of England.
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi
Oba Adeyeye who is a powerful and prominent monarch in Yorubaland owns a luxurious Rolls Royce Phantom, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan is the current Ooni of Ife, which is the town regarded as the place of origin of the Yoruba race. The traditional monarch began his reign in 2015, and he is the 51st king to be crowned Ooni of Ife.
Nigerian businessman and politician, Jimoh Ibrahim spoiled himself silly for his 50th birthday by getting himself an expensive gift. The Chairman of Global Fleet Group, Jimoh Ibrahim, purchased for himself a 2017 Rolls Royce Ghost luxury car.
The luxury vehicle is estimated to be worth about N300million.
Oba Ewuare N’Odigan II Oba of Benin
The Benin monarch owns a 2016 Rolls Royce Phantom which he bought to celebrate his coronation. This car was launched during the thanksgiving service after the coronation.
Otunba Mike Adenuga is a telecommunication giant who owns Globacom and a host of other successful businesses across the world, he has also appeared severally on the Forbes list. He owns a Rolls Royce in Nigeria.
The billionaire father of popular musician, Davido also makes a part of the 1% of Nigerians who own a Rolls Royce. Dr Adeleke also owns a private jet which his son, Davido uses most of the time.
Emeka Okonkwo, the CEO of Five-Star group owns a Rolls Royce. This came as a surprise as no one expected to blow such a huge amount of money on one car.
Olu of Warri
Omoba Tsola Emiko gifted himself two brand new and customised Rolls-Royce and Bentley 2021 models, for his coronation as the Olu of Warri Kingdom.
It was gathered that the customised Rolls-Royce would be used to usher in Emiko as the new king on Saturday, the day of his coronation.
Sir Olu Okeowo
Sir Olutoyin Okeowo is one of Nigeria’s silent billionaires, a real estate guru, a Philanthropist, a Knight of the John Wesley Anglican Church, and chairman of Gibraltar construction Nigeria limited, Sir Okeowo will be described as a Rolls Royce Ghost collector, he has most rolls Royce car models in his garage.
He is a senator in Nigeria and the CEO of Capital Oil and Gas Ltd. This billionaire has been spotted with a Rolls Royce while attending political events in Nigeria.
I think the owners of these cars should start a club so the society can truly know that they are the 1% of the 1% in Nigeria.