A new report has revealed the names of the highest-paid female chief executive officers in Nigeria across different sectors
The CEOs listed control companies listed on the Nigerian exchange with a market value of over N100 billion
These female executives have made their names in the corporate world and are inspiring younger female professionals to dream big
The four highest-paid female executives leading some of Nigeria’s biggest companies received a combined paycheck of N304.4 million in 2022 or N25.3 million monthly.
This is according to data from the financials of the companies they control, submitted to the Nigerian exchange.
The top female executives include Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, Owen Omogiafo, Dupe Olusola, and Oluwatomi Somefun.
Their pay package includes salaries, compensation, and other monetary rewards associated with their positions.
Highest-paid female executives
Here is how much they earned and the companies they control, according to data by captured by BusinessDay.
Oluwatomi Somefun- N41.7 million
Oluwatomi Somefun is the managing director of Unity Bank Plc. Under her leadership, the bank has enjoyed success despite various challenges.
For her effort, she received a total compensation of N41.7 million in 2022 an increase from N41.4 million reported in 2021.
Dupe Olusola- N62.7 million
Dupe Olusola is the managing director and chief executive officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc. She is the second woman to lead the organisation.
The company’s financials show that she earned N62.7 million in 2022, up from N62.6 million in 2021.
Owen Omogiafo- N90 million
Omogiafo is the president and CEO of Transnational Corporation Plc. She earned N90 million in 2022.
Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe-N110 million
Onyeali-Ikpe, CEO of Fidelity Bank Plc is the highest-earning female CEO among listed Nigerian companies.
She has been at the helm of affairs of Fidelity Bank since January 1, 2021, when she succeeded Nnamdi Okonkwo.
For her efforts in 2022, she received a pay package of N110 million, the same amount she received in 2021