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Are you a fan of Mike Adenuga? Looking for information on how he became one of the wealthiest Nigerians we have today? You do not have to worry because we’ve got you covered. I have made a well detailed write up on his biography and everything you need to know about him.
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Who is Mike Adenuga?
If you do not know Mike Adenuga, you should know that he is the owner of Globacom and also the chairman of Conoil limited. He is considered to be the second richest man in Nigeria after the popular Aliko Dangote. Not only that he is a very wealthy man, he is very influential as well in Nigeria.
His full name is Micheal Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga and he was born on the 29th of April 1953. He was born in Ibadan in Oyo state Nigeria. Mike Adenuga was popularly known as John bull then and he attended Ibadan grammar school for his secondary education. He later moved to Comprehensive High School Aiyetoro. Mike Adenuga also studied Business Administration in North western Oklahoma State University as well as an MBA from pace university in New York.
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How did Mike Adenuga get to where he is today?
Many people often ask how Mike Adenuga made it to where he is today, I want to let you know that everything was not a rosy as one would think it was. Mike Adenuga’s life actually started from when he was a taxi driver in the New York. I’m sure you would begin to wonder why he did this. Well, according to the information we gathered, he became a taxi driver in the US because he wanted to add up to be able to pay his fees in the higher institution. This wasn’t actually the only hurdle he faced because he sold soft drinks and cloth materials at some point. Mike was very passionate about what he was doing and had the belief that he was going to make it big one day.
Mike Adenuga was one of the people that benefitted from the new policy that was made by Professor Jubril Aminu who was he oil minister as at the time of Ibrahim Babangida’s regime. This particular policy that was made was one that gave room for people to engage in the business of oil exploration. Mike Adenuga was then granted a drilling license in 1990 and also in 1991; he began his consolidated oil in Ondo state of Nigeria.
Not only was Mike Adenuga stuck to his oil business, he had a number of other businesses he dived into. He also went into Telecommunication and he got a GSM license from the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1999. With this license, he was able to start of Globacom that everyone is familiar with today. We know Globacom to be one of the biggest telecom operators in Nigeria today.
Mike Adenuga’s telecommunication business is not only a Nigerian based as it was extended to Benin first in 2008 and Ghana and Cote d’ivoire also, in 2015, Mike Adenuga got the Ivorian mobile Telecoms operator in cote d ivore. It was said that he got the “comium” for about 600 million dollars. Sounds like a lot right? Everything started working right for Mike Adenuga when he was about 37 years.
Well, it can be inferred that Mike Adenuga did not just acquire everything he has today just in one day, he actually worked for them all and he acquired them little by little. This actually poses him to be a great mentor to us all.
Mike Adenuga is not one that likes to blow his trumpet once he gives to humanity but from the information we gathered, we know that Mike Adenuga gives to humanity through a foundation called the Mike Adenuga’s foundation. It is through this foundation that he is able to help many African countries and also Nigerians.
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Who is Mike Adenuga’s wife?
many people have often wondered if Mike Adenuga is married or not. hence, we chose to address this question. We all know that behind every successful man, there is always a woman. Mike Adenuga’s wife is Titi Joyce Adenuga. They are happily married.
Does Mike Adenuga have children?
This question is one that has popped out severally and I though it fit to address this. Of course, Mike Adenuga has children. His children are actually well educated and they are also very successful, of course, what do you expect a billionaire’s child or children to be like? Here are the names of all his children:
- Mrs Adetutu Oyindamola Emilia
- Folashade Adeniyi “Niyi boy”
- Prince Micheal Babajide
- Tunde Paddy Abolade
- Abimbola Beenu
Where is Mike Adenuga’s house located?
This another question people ask all the time. Well, Mike Adenuga’s house is actually located in Banana Island in Lagos. His house is a very beautiful one, what do you even expect of a billionaire’s house? It is really a sight to behold. From the information we gathered, Mike Adenuga’s house actually costs a fortunate and it would have cost more than a billion naira to have the house. I do not think that there is any luxury item one wouldn’t find in Mike Adenuga’s house.
What is Mike Adenuga’s Net worth?
As this post just not deal with only the biography of Mike Adenuga but also his net worth. Let us then look at his Net worth. According to Forbes, Mike Adenuga’s Net worth is estimated to be 5.7 billion dollars.
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What awards does Mike Adenuga have?
If you are wondering whether Mike Adenuga has Awards or not, it is important for you to know that he has so many awards. I have made a list of some of his awards below:
- Mike Adenuga got the African Entrepreneur of the year award in 2007
- Mike Adenuga got the Grand commander of the order of Niger (GCON) in 2012
- Mike Adenuga got the Companion of the star of Ghana (CSG) in 2018
- Mike Adenuga got the 100 distinguished and Eminent Nigerians Centenary awards in 2018
- Mike Adenuga got the commander of the Legion of Honor in 2018
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