Omoyele Sowore Net Worth: $9 Million Dollars

Net worth of sahara reporters owner Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore is the founder of Sahara Reporters; a leading news media in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $9 million dollars.

He was birthed into a into a family of 16 children and his father married more wives which reduced the importance placed on him by his parents. He was born into a polygamous home and started working on his media skills during the era of military rule in Nigeria.

Omoyele delevoped his passion for the media several years ago as people always wanted to know what was going on in the political and governmental sphere in the country.

The frequent criticisms by the public towards the ruling military body and government in the country gave him more reason to develop his passion for the media.

In 1999, Omoyele flew to the US to get proper treatment as he was attacked by cultists during his school days and was allegedly reported to be a cultist.

The Birth of Sahara Reporters 

In 2006, Omoyele Sowore created in Manhattan which became intensely popular in the same year after months of going live.

It gained popularity so much as the first blog and online news outlet to publish the photo of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. Sahara Reporters has evolved to become one of Nigeria's most visited news media online and has published over 20,000 news content.

It receives millions of monthly views and hundreds of thousands of visitors monthly. Omoyele is a practising citizen journalist in New York.

Notwithstanding, he gets informed about different events and stories, and even gets updates from editors afraid to publish stories deemed controversial. It is also a fact that Omoyele works when it's midnight.

Sowore has been involved with several controversies including that of Dino Malaye. The Nigerian senator was accused by Sahara Reporters of not refusing to attend ABU Zaria.

Omoyele was also shaded and accused of receiving gift from President Muhammadu Buhari so as to support his campaign and ridicule ex Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan.

Several other talks relating to Omoyele Sowore receiving green envelops from politicians to help them scorn their opposition are hanging all over the atmosphere.

People still think Sahara Reporters is Omoyele's tool to get money from the politicians in the country, and ridicule them too. He is the most controversial blogger till date in Nigeria, and has been involved in police issues and lawsuits than other bloggers.