Jimoh Ibrahim

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Jimoh Ibrahim
Born (1967-02-24) 24 February 1967 (age 50)
Ondo State, Nigeria
Residence Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Citizenship Nigeria
Education 1.Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
2.Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
3. Master of Laws & International Taxation (LLM/IT)
Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Occupation Group Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Global Fleet Group
Years active 2003 — present
Known for Wealth, business

Jimoh Ibrahim (born 24 February 1967) is a lawyer, politician, businessman, and philanthropist in Nigeria. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Global Fleet Group, a diversified conglomerate based in Nigeria, with business interests and subsidiaries in neighboring West African countries.


Ibrahim traces his origins to Ondo State, in southwestern Nigeria. He studied law at Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, graduating with the degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB). Subsequently, he obtained the degree of Master of Public Administration (MPA), also from Obafemi Awolowo University. Later, he attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, graduating with a combined Master of Laws (LLM) and Masters In International Taxation degree. His investments include the following sectors, among others: oil & gas distribution, hotels, resorts, airlines, banking, real estate, insurance, publishing and investments.

Business Interests[edit]

Global Fleet Group has the following subsidiary companies, among others:[1]

  1. Air Nigeria[2] - Lagos, Nigeria - Formerly Virgin Nigeria
  2. NICON Insurance[3] - Lagos, Nigeria
  3. Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation - Lagos, Nigeria
  4. NICON Luxury Hotel - Abuja, Nigeria - Formerly Le' Meridien Hotel
  5. Global Fleet Oil & Gas - A chain of gasoline stations (estimated at about 200 in 2011), across Nigeria
  6. The NICON Group - Lagos, Nigeria - Holdings include investment companies, schools, real estate holdings, transport companies and others
  7. Global Fleet Building - Lagos, Nigeria - Formerly Allied Bank Building
  8. Meidan Hotel - Lagos, Nigeria
  9. Global Fleet Industries - Lagos, Nigeria - Formerly HFP Industries Limited
  10. Energy Bank - Accra, Ghana - A new commercial bank in Ghana, started operations in February 2011
  11. Oceanic Bank São Tomé - São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe - Commercial bank purchased from Oceanic Bank in May 2011.
  12. Newswatch Magazine - Lagos, Nigeria

Other responsibilities[edit]

In 2003, Jimoh Ibrahim mounted an unsuccessful bid to become the governor of Ondo State, on the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) ticket. He has authored three books. He is married to Mrs Modupe Jimoh Ibrahim and is the father of four children.[4] He is also the publisher of the National Mirror Newspaper in Nigeria.


Sahara Reports published a number of articles making allegations of substantial misconduct during 2013-15.[5]

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