Jimoh Ibrahim- Lawyer, Politician, Businessman and Activist

Jimoh Ibrahim- Lawyer, Politician, Businessman and Activist

Jimoh Ibrahim is a lawyer, politician, businessman, and activist from Nigeria. He was born on February 24, 1967, and he is now the senator-elect for the Ondo South Senatorial District.

He is the chairman and CEO of Global Fleet Group, which is based in Nigeria and is a diverse conglomerate with business interests and subsidiaries in other West African countries. In July of 2022, the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom gave him an official Business Doctorate (BusD).


Ibrahim comes from Ondo State, which is in the southwestern part of Nigeria. He got his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, where he studied law. After that, he went back to Obafemi Awolowo University and got an MPA, which stands for Master of Public Administration. Later, he went to Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and got a Master of Laws (LLM) and a Master’s in International Taxation. He has invested in oil and gas distribution, hotels, resorts, airlines, banks, real estate, insurance, publishing, and other businesses.

Business interests

Some of the companies that are part of Global Fleet Group are:

Air Nigeria – Lagos, Nigeria – Formerly Virgin Nigeria
NICON Insurance – Lagos, Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria is home to the Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation.
The NICON Luxury Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria, used to be called the Le’ Meridien Hotel.
Global Fleet Oil & Gas is a chain of gas stations in Nigeria. In 2011, it was thought that there were about 200 of them.
The NICON Group is based in Lagos, Nigeria. Holdings include trading firms, schools, real estate, transportation, and other businesses.
Formerly the Allied Bank Building, the Global Fleet Building is in Lagos, Nigeria.
Meidan Hotel – Lagos, Nigeria
Global Fleet Industries – Lagos, Nigeria – It used to be named HFP Industries Limited
Energy Bank, which is based in Accra, Ghana, is a new business bank that opened in February 2011.
Oceanic Bank São Tomé – São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe – Commercial bank bought from Oceanic Bank in May 2011.
Newswatch Magazine – Lagos, Nigeria
Among other things to do
In 2003, Jimoh Ibrahim ran for governor of Ondo State on the ticket of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP). He did not win. Three books were written by him. He has four children with his wife, Mrs. Modupe Jimoh Ibrahim.[5] He is also the owner of the Nigerian newspaper National Mirror, which he runs.


During 2013–2015, Sahara Reports put out a number of stories that made claims of serious wrongdoing.

On November 11, 2020, it was stated that the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) had gotten a court order to freeze Jimoh Ibrahim’s bank accounts and take his assets because he owed NGN69.4 billion in debts that he hadn’t paid.

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