Banana Island, an artificial isle near Lagos in Nigeria, often called a Billionaires Haven is a place where the most expensive and luxurious mansions are situated. Banana Island was created to attract attention to the country, like famous islands in a shape of the palm tree in UAE. The cost of a plot of land in Banana Island in Lagos runs into hundreds of millions of naira. The properties in this island are usually sold for billions of naira. Celebrities, business moguls, politicians are known to live in Banana Island.
Check out Celebrities that owns houses in Banana Island;
- Mike Adenuga
- Peter and Paul Okoye
- Linda Ikeji
- Sayyu Dantata
- Aliko Dangote
Mike Adenuga’s Estate
Unbelievably, this mansion is worth over ₦10 billion. Now that’s some money there. Business mogul, Dr. Mike Adenuga, the second richest man in Nigeria according to Forbes magazine. His business includes the telecommunication company, Globacom, Conoil, Equatorial trust bank which was merged with Sterling Bank and many others.
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His billion naira estate in Banana island consists of 8 duplexes and an additional one for his personal residence with a home office, two watch towers for a beefed-up security, a mosque, a church and a multipurpose hall that sits about 200 people. Talk about hectares of land for someone who started as a taximan to get money for education! His rag to riches story is a perfect example for those who have nothing and want to be successful.
Peter and Paul Okoye Mansion
Worth over 1.5 billion naira. The ex music duo in Africa Peter and Paul Okoye of P-Square’s mansion is a beauty to behold. There is a big and light living room, magnificent stylish kitchen, exquisite lounge, a pool and a private home cinema that makes the home a luxurious comfort for the duo.
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The interior is lush and exquisite screaming luxury and wealth at its peak. With state of the art designs and a high luxury finishing, this mansion in Banana island will just make you want to work harder.
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Popular blogger and successful businesswoman, Linda Ikeji owns one of the celebrity houses in Banana Island. Her house is estimated to worth about ₦800million. Her house is one of the most known and most popular celebrity house in Banana Island as a result of the popularity of her gossip and controversial blog (which cost $1.2million in 2012). Named by Forbes as the richest blogger in Nigeria in 2016, her blog receives a daily visit of about 100,000 to 250,000 people from different countries in the world.
The interior of the 700m2 detached house is tastefully furnished. The mansion has three floors with six bedrooms en-suite, two living rooms, a media room and a cinema room among other rooms.
Sayyu Dantata’s Mansion
One of the biggest celebrity houses in Banana Island belongs to oil magnate Sayyu Dantata who is the brother of Africa’s wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote. Sayyu Dantata is a creator and CEO of MRS Holding Ltd. Over the years, he has managed to build himself a fantastic career thus acquiring the stunning contemporary style mansion located in the billionaires’ playground of Banana Island Ikoyi that costs millions of dollars.
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