They are not just wives of wealthy men but they also call the shots in their respective spaces. They are highly successful, highly learned and their appearance depicts the status of the wife of super rich men. They are beautiful, stylish and turn heads when they appear at social or corporate events in their luxury automobiles. They are rich Igbo women who makes parties tick in Lagos. They have bonded so well with Yoruba’s that they always lighten up their friend’s parties. They have many friends in the south west and no wonder, no A-list event, be it corporate or social that you will not see them. They are simply party delights. City People Society Editor, TAYO FAJORIN OYEDIJI chronicles below these set of Igbo beauties who grace A.list events in Lagos.
When you talk about A.list events in Lagos, the better half of Coscharis Motors boss, Charity Maduka, will not be found missing. Though she is not your regular Owambe person but when she attends alone or with her husband, you must know it’s strictly topnotch. The missing left rib of the billionaire automobile dealer and owner of Coscharis motors, Cosmas Maduka runs some of his businesses and sits atop others as the Vice Chairman. She is a trained teacher by profession with several years’ experience. She is blessed with a quiet and excellent disposition.
Stunning Ebele Obiano is the pretty wife of Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano, she is also one of the faces we see at social events in Lagos once in a while.
Stylish society woman, Nkiru Anumudu is married to billionaire businessman and Chairman of Globe Motors. She makes heads turn at parties and a delight to behold at any event. She has been seen gracing major A.list parties in Lagos. On this list is Diamond Merchant, Martha Najomo, who is one of the top society women that is very stylish. The top jewelry merchant deals in high end luxury diamonds and rare gold. She is the younger sister of former senate President’s wife, Felicia Wabara who is also one of the beautiful Igbo women who rock Lagos parties. The beautiful and tall woman sits atop a thriving jewelry company in Nigeria, Seraphina Gems and have been in the business for over 20 years.
Maureen Ahize is the wife of Lagos big boy, Charles Ahize who is a business enthusiast.
Kay is the wife of Jim Ovia, one of the biggest names in Nigeria’s banking sector and the Zenith Bank Chairman. Known to be quite enterprising, Kay is the Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Markets and initiator of the Star Rising Talent Hunt.
On this list is Ada Vivian Offor who is married to billionaire business man and oil magnate, sir Emeka Offor who has vast businesses in telecommunications, insurance, power and logistics.
Mrs Uchenna Ubah is the pretty wife of Politician and business mogul, Ifeanyi Ubah who owns Capital Oil and Gas.
Behind orange drug boss, Tony Ezenna is the amiable pretty Lady Elizabeth Ezenna. They have been together for over 30 years. Beautifully endowed with a perfect figure, anytime you sight her, you see a complete look of affluence and poise in her. She helps to run some of her husband’s businesses, most especially his Foundation which caters for the less priviledged.
Nnenna Azudialu is the wife Dr. Azudialu-Obiejesi, the Group Managing Director/CEO of the Obijackson Group, a conglomerate that has grown into a versatile indigenous entity, with interests in various sectors of the economy, including Telecommunications and Power Generation. He also owns Nestoil. She is an Executive Director at Nestoil.
Nmachukwu is the wife of the CEO of Erisco Foods Limited, Chief Eric Odinaka Umeofia.
Chief Mrs. Julie Ngozi Anyaegbu is the lovely wife of Dr. Chidi Anyaegbu, founder of Chisco Motors.
Former Anambra first lady, Mrs Margaret Obi who is the beautiful wife of 2019 PDP Vice President Candidate, Peter Obi who served as the Governor of Anambra State for 2 terms is the brain behind her husband’s National Gender Affirmative Action. She is pretty, a lover of diamond and rocks Lagos parties.
Chief (Mrs) Gwen Nwachukwu, a grand dame of the Nigerian social establishment is the wife of General Ike Omar Sanda Nwachukwu, one of Nigeria’s most dignified Army Generals and politicians. At 72, she is also another party delight.
Chief Mrs Cordelia Agboti has been rocking the social scene for years and she is still very relevant. The celebrity woman is a director at NLNG.
From a humble beginning, Stella Okoli, built Emzor Pharmaceuticals Nigeria Limited, into a multi-billion-naira business, showcasing a rare entrepreneurial skill. Despite being a business woman, she is very relevant in the social scene.
Nkiru Olumide Ojo was the Regional Head of Marketing & Communication, south and central region at Standard Bank Group. She is the former Executive Head of Marketing and Communications of Stanbic IBTC Bank. She is also very prominent on the corporate scene.
One of the veteran actresses of our time, Ego Boyo is also social media savvy, she sometimes attends social parties in Lagos.
TV Gal and publisher of note, Adesua Onyenokwe is the publisher of Todays Woman magazine. She is also very active on the social scene.
Prof. Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke, OON was the Chief Executive Officer, Director-General, and Council Member at The Nigerian Stock Exchange. Many people got to know her especially as she was a permanent fixture on corporate Nigeria for so long. She is a regular feature at corporate events and when she attends social events, it’s always the A list ones.
Lady Chinyere Okonkwo is the very adorable wife of Senator Annie Okonkwo, chairman of the defunct Zoom Mobile and Clemco Group. Though an Igbo lady to the core, she loves Yoruba attires to a fault. She is usually well turned out in them when she steps out to events in company of her husband.
Tall and very well endowed, Ngozi Nkoloenyi hails from Enugu State and she has been a style icon from time immemorial. Born into fashion, she runs the flourishing and most sought after bridal house, Valerie Bridals in Lagos, she also sits atop bloomingdale fashion outfit.
Nkechi Harry Ngonadi of NHN Couture is a fabric retailer and designer. The creative director of the brand is usually tapped as the model who shows off the looks everytime.
Mrs. Ekaette Unoma Akpabio, from Enugu state is regarded as the engine room behind the soaring political profile of her husband, Godswill Akpabio who is the former governor of Akwa Ibom state. She is elegant, flashy and stylish in the way she appears at public functions.
Awele Elumelu, the general physician, is the wife of Heirs Holding group boss, Tony Elumelu. Dr. Awele is also a leading voice in Africa’s healthcare sector. She serves as Chairperson of Avon Healthcare Limited and CEO of Avon Medical Practice, and leads the healthcare investments of African proprietary investment group Heirs Holdings. She is very prominent within the corporate scene.
Ijeoma Ubosi is married to Chris Ubosi, the CEO of Megalectrics Limited , operators of Classic FM 97.3, The Beat 99.9FM and Naija FM 102.7.she is the founder and CEO of Kontessa, a multi- -branch fashion retail store, and of Arsenal Ventures, and has been a successful entrepreneur for over a decade. Ijeoma or ‘Kontessa,’ as she is fondly practices what she preaches. You will always see her wearing her expensive brands when you sight her at events.Mrs. Ifeoma Ada Menakaya Kalu is the pretty wife of Orji Uzor kalu, her billionaire husband owns SLOK Holding.
Ebele Chukwuma is married to Dr Innocent Chukwuma OFR, a Nigerian business magnate and investor. He is the founder and CEO of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, Nigeria’s first indigenous automobile manufacturing company.She is also very stylish and complements her husband.
Engineer Favour Chika Okafor is the Group Executive Director, CHIKASON GROUP. She is not only a billionaires’ wife but calls the shots on the social scene.
Chioma Stan Ekeh is the first female to study Mathematics in her community. The wife of the pretty Chairman/CEO of Zinox Technologies Limited is also very grounded on the social scene.
Chinyere Dozie is the wife of Dr. Pascal G. Dozie, Chairman, former CBN Director, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, Chairman of Diamond Bank and Kunoch Limited.She complements her husband whenever you see them at events.
Henrietta is married to one of the wealthiest men in Nigeria, ABC Orjiakor, the chairman of Seplat Oil. She is also the executive vice chairman of Salvic Petroleum. She is an extreme corporate woman who rarely goes for social parties but she attends most work related events. Lady Chinyere Okonkwo is the wife of Chairman of the defunct Zoom Mobile and Clemco Group Sen. Clement Annie Okonkwo. She is one woman whose style and love for exclusive attires is her prowess. She dazzles when you see her at parties.
Mrs. Joe Obijiaku is married to Joe Obijiaku the owner of Middle point group, Polyguard Auto Care Franchise and Solite Batteries. She is also the Executive Managing Director of Middle Point Nigeria Limited.
Nonye Chukwuma is the wife of former CBN Governor, Charles Soludo.
Chinelo Chukwueke is married to the chairman of Germaine Group of companies. She is well grounded on the social scene as well.
What of the wife of the very first military governor of Imo and Lagos States, Gladys Ndubuisi Kanu? She is very stylish, knows so well about fashion and turns heads with her choice of expensive hair fascinators.
Caroline Adeneye is also on this list, she is also a regular face on the social scene.
She is the wife of former Ogun commissioner for information, Dayo Adeneye.
Lagos society woman, Chioma Madubuko is also another stunner who dazzles at parties. She is the Secretary/Legal Adviser at Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc.
Amongst other Igbo rich women is the matriarch of the Ekene Dili Chukwu family, Ifeoma Ilodibe, the Executive Director of Ekene Dili Chukwu Nig ltd, director of Ekene Dili Chukwu Motors Ltd and CEO of Austin Print and Allied Industries. She is a top society woman who always holds sway at many A’lists parties. Popularly called Big Chi, Chief Mrs. Chinwe Ngonadi ‘s name will never be missing on this list. She is very beautiful and turns heads at parties with her 2 pieces Igbo attires. Other society women are the first woman to be listed as a stock brocker on Nigeria Stock Exchange, Elizabeth Ebi. The seasoned investment banker of high repute and integrity is a very stylish woman who knows how to combine her corporate wears and her native wears accordingly. Former MD of Bank of Industry, Mrs Evelyn Oputa, former Aviation Minister, Kema Chikwe, Mrs Loretta Jibowu, Pamela Arigbe, Adesuwa Onyenokwe, Mrs Rita Eze, Access bank Md, Hurbert Wigwe wife Chizoba are also amongst the many rich Igbo celeb women rocking the social scene.
-TAYO FAJORIN OYEDIJI