The Top10 magazine, Nigeria’s monthly publication, has released the list of top 10 philanthropists committing a substantial part of the wealth for humanitarian services in the country.
Dangote, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group and
Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2014, speaks
during a session at the WEF in Davos January 22, 2014. REUTERS/Denis
line with our tradition of celebrating 10 leading lights in every
sector of the society, this edition of the magazine focuses on the top
10 Nigerian philanthropists who have distinguished themselves with
proven track record of commitment to philanthropy and service to
humanity by committing substantial part of their wealth to the
development of the society”.
looks at the stakes and contributions of Nigeria’s largest private
foundations, using criteria such as the size of their foundations, track
record of activities, the volume of interventions, the strategic
importance of areas of focus and evidence of impact created in the
society by their foundations.
- Aliko Dangote, founder of Aliko Dangote Foundation
- Rochas Okorocha, founder of Rochas Foundation
- Tony Elumelu, founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation
- Jim Ovia, founder of Jim Ovia Foundation
- Theophilus Y. Danjuma, founder of TY Danjuma Foundation
- Emeka Offor, founder of Sir Emeka Offor Foundation
- Oba Otudeko, founder of Oba Otudeko Foundation
- Folorunso Alakija, founder of Rose of Sharon Foundation
- Muhammadu Indimi, founder of Mohammadu Indimi Foundation
- Subomi Michael Balogun, founder of Otunba Tunwase Foundation.