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Richest Doctors In Nigeria (2023 Top 5)


Jan 29, 2024
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We brings you the top 5 richest Doctors in Nigeria.

On a norms Medical doctors are respected professionals in Nigeria that are known for their professionalism in handling diseases. On this post our discussion will be majored on the richest doctors in Nigeria according to their net worth.

It will interest you to know that the richest doctors in Nigeria has their net their net worth running into billions of dollars and these men have greatly contributed to the health and medical industry in one way or the other, in the country. Aside the fact that they have greatly contributed to the medical industry in Nigeria, these men has also extended their businesses to many other sectors such as Oil&Gas, Energy and production.

On our list of top 5 richest medical doctors in Nigeria, Three of the are Igbo men who are also on our list of the top richest Igbo men in Nigeria.

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Dr. ABC Orjiako Net Worth $1.2 billion Dollars


Dr. ABC Orjiakor is a Nigerian billionaire business mogul, investor and an established entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1.2 billion dollars according Forbes Magazine.

Currently Dr. ABC Orjiakor is Tagged the richest doctor and one of the top 5 richest Igbo men in Nigeria. The great Tycoon was born on December 1st, 1960, to his parents in the eastern part of Nigeria. He has his up-brings and his early education in the East.

After his education in the East, Orjiakor trained at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos as a professional Surgeon. In 1985, he bagged a M.B.B.Ch. degree from the College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar. His area of specialization is based in orthopedic and trauma surgery. In 1996, he was later inducted into the West African College of Surgeons.

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Aside being known as a professional Doctor, Dr. Orjiakor has since extend his business empire to ares such as  Pharmaceuticals, Oil&Gas, Shipping, Banking, Networking, Power and Insurance. ABC Orjiako is the curent chairman and co-founder of Seplat Petroleum, an oil company where he both direct and indirect holdings of up to 47,251,325 shares valued at ₦31.4 billion.

ABC Orjiakor has also make himself known to the world through his  philanthropic gesture, he has a foundation, named the Daniel Orjiako Memorial Foundation which has helped a lot of young Nigerians to achieve their dreams as well as giving them a better education.

Dr. Godwin Maduka – Net Worth $1.05 billion Dollars

Dr. Godwin Maduka whose current net worth is estimated at $1 billion dollars is a US-Based Nigeria Doctor, business mogul and a renown investor. He is not only listed as one of the richest Doctors in Nigeria, He is also tagged among the best doctors in Nigeria that has contributed immensely to the growth of the health sector in the country.

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Just like his colleague Orjiakor, Godwin Maduka is a philantrophist and an established business man. He hails from Umuchukwu town, Anambra state and was born in 1959. Most of his professional educational qualifications was gotten from the United States. Dr. Godwin Maduka attended All Saints Grammar School, Umunze where he got his secondary education before gaining admission to study Medicine and Surgery at UNIPORT. Due to lack of finance, he couldn’t further his dreams, until he got an academic scholarship that allowed him study at Rust College, Mississippi in 1982.

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Since then, he had acquired various qualifications in different medical courses. In 1988, he also studied Pharmacy at Mercer University and worked as a pharmacy technician breifly, after which he proceeded to study medicine at Tennessee. Today, he is an expert physician in anesthesiology, pain management and critical care.

One of the greatest achievements of Doctor Godwin Maduka is the Las Vegas Pain Institute and Medical Center, a hospital he founded and is well respected in the United States. Aside this, Maduka is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the UNLV School of Medicine. He is the clinical faculty supervisor and adjunct professor of pain management and anesthesiology at Touro University Nevada.

Dr. Godwin Maduka constructed the largest medical research centre in West Africa. This research facility, located in his hometown of Umuchukwu has so far help in the advancement of medical sciences, a feet which has so far been achieved through advanced research. Dr. Godwin Maduka has five children and is married to Stella Maduka.

Dr. Olubukola Abubakar Saraki Net Worth $2 Billion Dollars.

Olubukola Abubakar Saraki, MBBS, CON who has a net worth of $2 Billion dollras is a Nigerian Doctor, businessman and a politician who happened to be the 13th President of the Senate of Nigeria from 2015 to 2019 and Chair of the 8th Nigeria National Assembly. He was previously the Governor of Kwara State from 2003 to 2011; and was elected to the Senate in 2011.

Saraki declared his presidential campaign for the PDP presidential ticket in the 2019 election, but lost the primaries to Atiku Abubakar. He was subsequently announced as the director general of Atiku Abubakar’s presidential campaign for the 2019 presidential election, which he lost to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari

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Former Nigeria senate president, Olubukola Saraki might surprise many on this list as most people are not aware that he is a certified medical doctor. Dr.

Dr. Bukola Saraki was born in London on December 19, 1962 to a Nigerian wealthy family Oloye Saraki family which is best described as Saraki Dynasty of Kwara State. His emergence into the Nigerian politics is not surprising as he was born and raised in a political oriented family.

Saraki’s father, Olusola Saraki was also a former governor of Kwara state and a former senator to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Saraki completed his secondary school education at Corona College and King’s College in Lagos. After which he attended the Cheltenham College in the United Kingdom where he obtained his high school certificate.

Bukola Saraki furthered his education by studying Medicine and Surgery at London Hospital Medical College of the University of London from 1982 to 1987. It was at this school he obtained his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).

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When he was elected executive governor of Kwara State, Olubukola Saraki started a health programmed to help reduce child mortality rate from malaria. His administration provided and distributed insecticide-treated nets and malaria drugs for free to pregnant mothers and their children. Also, several hospitals were built, including training of medical staff and health workers, employment of medical doctors certified by international health agencies.

Senator Bukola Saraki who is not only tagged among the richest senators in Nigeria, He is the wealthiest Nigerian doctors with an estimated net worth $2 billion dollars.

Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige – Net Worth $100 Million Dollars

Dr. Chris Ngige is the current Nigeria’s minister of Labour and Employment under the Buhari’s administration. Though you might be surprised to see him in this list, Let me tell you, By profession, Dr. Chris Ngige is a medical doctor and one time former senator and governor of Anambra state.

Dr. Chris Ngige was born on 8th December, 1952 and has a lot of experience in the medical field before his debut to Nigerian politics.

Dr. Ngige had his tertiary education at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Where  he graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). He joined the civil service, working at the state house clinic at the National Assembly.

Dr. Chris Ngige has stopped practicing as he is retired from the medical service and now a serving minister.

Dr. Chris Nwabuwze Ngige is not just rich as you may have been thinking, He is supper wealthy with a net worth of $100 million dollars he currently listed among the richest doctors in the country. If all his asset is known and declared, His net worth might run into billion dollars.

Professor Dr. Bankole A. Johnson Net Worth $28 Million Dollars.

Professor Dr. Bankole A. Johnson is one of the best doctors in Nigeria, a professor popularly known in the area of psychopharmacology of medications for treating addictions. He made a discovery to the treatment of alcoholism. He is a Nigerian and was born in 1959.

Professor Dr. Bankole A. Johnson is a certified psychiatrist and licensed physician in both American and European countries. He has served as Alumni Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia.

Recently, Professor Johnson honored an appointment to become the Chairman of Psychiatry to lead a Brain Science Research Consortium in the neurosciences at the University of Maryland.

Professor Johnson is one of the famous Nigerian doctors abroad who has won many health awards, not only in Psychiatry but in research.

Richest Doctors In Nigeria.

It will interest you to know that Nigerian doctors are so wealthy and affluent that the top 5 richest in Nigeria has a net worth of over $4 billion dollars

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