6. Abdul Samad Rabiu (Net worth $1.2 Billion)
Abdul Samad Rabiu was born into the business. His father was the foremost industrialist in Nigeria in the 1970s and 1980s. after he turned 24 he returned to Nigeria from Ohio, where he was pursuing his higher education, to take over his father’s business. He found and is the chairman of BUA group with an annual revenue of $ 2.5 billion. His philanthropic activities include the building of a pediatric ward at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.