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Meet 6 Nigerians Who Own Bugatti Cars Worth Millions of Dollars (Photos)




The cost of a Bugatti, a French luxury car with only three models — Veyron, Chiron and Divo — typically ranges from $1.7 million to $3 million, and its newest Divo hypercar model, which sold out in one day, has a ticket price of $5.8 million.


But getting a Bugatti serviced costs a pretty penny too: For a Veyron, the least expensive model at $1.7 million, an oil change costs $20,000 to $25,000, according to Royalty Exotic Cars.





Below are 6 Nigerian who own Bugatti cars:

1. Aliko Dangote



Aliko Dangote GCON, born 10 April 1957, is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, who is the founder and chairman of Dangote Group, an industrial conglomerate in Africa.


He has an estimated net worth of US$ 8.3 billion (July 2020), making him the 162nd wealthiest person in the world and the richest person in Africa.


In Aliko Dangote’s garage, there is Bugatti Veyron which cost him $2,000,000.

The Bugatti Veyron is one of the most expensive, powerful, prestigious and fastest vehicle allowed to use on public roads. It can reach 431km/h and accelerate up to 100km/h in just 2.5s. Such speed and acceleration is often felt in an airplane rather than in a car.


The Bugatti also comes with quality materials and assembly, exceptional design, smart ergonomic and characteristic. 


2. Dino Melaye



Dino Melaye is a Nigerian politician, lawmaker and democratic evangelist. He was once a member of the House of Representatives. He also served as a senator, representing the Kogi West Senatorial District under the People’s Democratic party.


Dino is one of the most controversial senators in Nigeria. He is also called ‘the singing senator’. 


In 2015, Dino was elected as a senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District. Prior to that, he was a member of the House of Representatives, representing the Kabba/Ijumu federal constituency of Kogi State.


Thereafter, he contested again in the February 23rd 2019, Kogi West senatorial election. He won under the People’s Democratic Party, defeating Sen. Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressive Congress (APC).


However, the election generated lots of controversies and Dino’s victory was annulled. So, a fresh election was conducted on Nov. 16, 2019. This time, Sen. Smart was ahead from the election results of some local governments. But, the opposition refused the result, and it was declared inconclusive due to election violence.







According to rumors, Dino Melaye has one of the most expensive cars in the world! It`s the Bugatti Veyron! Who does not like the Bugatti? It`s one of those cars where you can hit 100km/h in 2.5 seconds! It`s just fantastic.


3. Kola Aluko



Kolawole Akanni Aluko was born on October 20th, 1969 in Lagos, Nigeria, to a geologist, Chief Akanni Aluko, from Ilesha, Osun State, and Mrs. Aluko, pharmacist.


Aluko is the founder of Fossil Resources, an oil trading company. He was CEO of Exoro Energy until its merger with Seven Energy, a leading independent oil exploration company. Aluko is now Deputy CEO and a large shareholder of Seven Energy and co-CEO of Atlantic Energy. He is also a member of the advisory board of Vistajet, a private jet charter company founded by Thomas Flohr. 


Aluko is known as a man of affluence. With a huge sum of $100 million, he was once ranked by Forbes Africa as one of the 40th richest Africans, as well as included in the top ten list of Successful African Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter. The New African Magazine (November 2013 issue) included Aluko in their 100 Most Influential Africans listing and issue. 


In 2013, the billionaire businessman who loves race cars reportedly bought the Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio speedster said to be worth a whooping 2million pounds – that’s over N500million. Only six of the cars are being built and all six were already bought in advance by ‘special’ customers in which Kola Aluko was one of them. Kola's philantrophic foundation was established in 2013 to inspire, mentor and support future generations of African leaders.


The quiet gentleman owns a couple of Bugattis, one of which is a £2m or ₦930m Year of the Dragon limited edition manufactured to mark the Chinese year of the dragon.


4. Qualitylee



Just like Mompha, the popular Nigerian Instagram big boy, Qualitylee is also a car freak.


He buys cars just for the fun of it and he purchased a Bugatti Veyron just to put Mompha out of the limelight. Obviously, Mompha hasn't gotten around to returning the favour, he's still enjoying his 2019 Ferrari. 


5. Jamil Abubakar



Jamil Abubakar, born January 29, 1986, is a Nigerian, IT expert, a professional Pilot, currently with Azman Air Services. He is the son of former Nigerian Inspector General of Police and is married to Fatima Dangote daughter of Nigerian Billionaire Aliko Dangote.


Jamil completed his aviation training at Epic Aviation in New Smyrna FL, United States (Private Pilot License, Instrument License and Commercial Pilot License), Aerostar in Orlando FL, United States (Type Rating Boeing 737-NG (600-900, BBJ)), SIM Aero in Paris, France (Type Rating Fokker 100) and BMA Aviation in Atlanta GA, United States.




Jamil started his aviation career as First Officer with IRS Airlines. He currently flies for Azman Air Services as a Senior First Officer.


He also serves as a Director on various boards within the Oil and Gas sector.


 He drives a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport Worth over $2.4M [N400Million].


6. Obinwanne Okeke



Obinwanne Okeke, born 9 November 1987, popularly known as Doctor Bugatti, is a Nigerian entrepreneur and the Founder of Invictus Group. In 2016, he was named by Forbes as one of '30 Entrepreneurs Under 30 to Watch'.


Born in Ukpor village in Anambra state as the 17th child of a polygamous father, his mother and other relatives raised him even before his father's death when he was only 16.


Obinwanne Okeke is the founder of Invictus Group and has been extensively involved in sourcing, structuring, implementing and monitoring various private equity investments in African and Australian markets and has over 10 years of investment experience. Prior to founding Invictus Group, he assisted with founding and running other entrepreneurial establishments. He holds a Bachelors and a master's degree (MA) in International Relations and Counter Terrorism (cum laude) from Monash University, Australia.


He has received several leadership honorary awards from local as well as international organizations and has been recognized by Forbes as one of the 30 entrepreneurs under 30 to watch. The leading publication also featured him on its cover for June 2016.


He is passionate about people and strongly believes in giving back. Over the last decade he has inspired both businesses and individuals in the private sector to invest in the less privileged and the uneducated in countries across the world. He spearheaded inter alia the Literacy Africa project which saw 100 000 (one hundred thousand) books being donated to children in across the African continent in underprivileged schools through Invictus Foundation.


He has received several leadership honorary awards from local as well as international organizations and has been recognized by Forbes as one of the 30 entrepreneurs under 30 to watch. The leading publication also featured him on its cover for June 2016.


He holds a Bachelors and a master's degree (MA) in International Relations and Counter Terrorism (cum laude) from Monash University, Australia.


Within a span of two years, Okeke has made headlines for one reason, buying and selling exotic cars to celebrities in the US.


His latest deal is the purchase of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti Veyron for $2.5 million (N756 million).



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