BUSINESS – In this series, we take a look at the 3 youngest billionaires in Nigeria. They are young, brimming with ideas, and a determination to achieve the highest goals.
Sijibomi is notably the youngest Nigerian man so far to reach a billion in earnings from business investments. He is the CEO of Sujimoto, a real estate business empire. He was featured in Forbes Africa as a brave young Entrepreneur, an astute businessman with the capacity to change the Nigerian real-estate industry.
Ogundele has a vast degree of experience as a venture capitalist and investment strategist. He has many classy housing units in Nigeria that can compete with their counterparts globally.
He is also responsible for the popular Medici Terraces at Milverton Road, Ikoyi.
Ladi Delano earned his first millions by going into the liquor business during his time in China. At the young age of 22, He founded Solidarnosc Asia, at the age of 22.
Delano is now the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bakrie Delano Africa – a $1 billion joint venture with the $15 billion Bakrie Group of Indonesia at the age of 35.
Ladi re-invented himself and his brand with Bakrie Delano Africa which is centred on identifying investment opportunities in mining, agriculture and oil & gas and executing them in Nigeria.
Igho Sanomi is the founder and CEO of Taleveras Group, a Nigerian energy, power and construction conglomerate. He was born in Delta State to a retired Assistant Inspector General of the Nigerian Police.
Taleveras is one of Africa’s largest energy trading companies, trading close to a billion barrels of crude oil and millions of tons of condensates, gasoline, jet fuel and LPG every year.
The Taleveras Group has an annual turnover of several billions of dollars. Igho Sanomi is the controlling shareholder of the group.