Nigerien

Find out more about the greatest Nigeriens, including Aliko Dangote, Goodluck Jonathan, Mercy Johnson, Oluchi Onweagba and Ayodele Awojobi.

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 1 Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: April 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kano

Nigerian billionaire business magnate and philanthropist, Aliko Dangote, is the wealthiest person in Africa. He is also the richest black person in the world. Born into a wealthy family, he grew up to be an astute young man. He founded the multi trillion-naira conglomerate, The Dangote Group. A dedicated philanthropist, he has donated millions to health care in Nigeria.

 2 Victor Moses

Victor Moses.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: December 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kaduna

After losing his parents in communal clashes in Nigeria, Victor Moses found home with a foster family in the U.K. Over the years, he has played for top-notch clubs such as Chelsea, winning the Premier League and FA Cup titles. He represented Nigeria in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

 3 Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ikeja

Tiwa Savage is a Nigerian singer, actress, and songwriter. After having created an opportunity to establish herself in the United Kingdom, Savage returned to Nigeria and played an important role in elevating the Nigerian music industry. In 2018, she became the first woman to win the MTV Europe Music Award under the Best African Act category.

 4 Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Nigeria
Birthdate: November 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogbia

Initially a teacher, Nigerian former president Goodluck Jonathan, boasts of a PhD in zoology and has also headed an oil-oriented government agency. He plunged into politics with the PDP, and his tenure as the president witnessed major acts of terror by the jihadist group Boko Haram.

 5 Alex Antetokounmpo

Alex Antetokounmpo.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 26, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

 6 Masai Ujiri

Masai Ujiri
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bournemouth, England
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 7 Wilfred Ndidi

Wilfred Ndidi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: December 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lagos
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 8 Mark Angel

Mark Angel.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

 9 Henry Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: June 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Onitsha

 10 Emanuella Samuel

Emanuella Samuel.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: July 22, 2010
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nigeria

Nigerian child comedian Emanuella Samuel was first featured on the videos of popular YouTuber Mark Angel. While some people think she is Mark’s cousin, others believe she is his niece. Emanuella, now one of the richest kids in Nigeria, has won several awards, apart from endorsing brands such as Indomie.

 11 Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson.
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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: August 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lagos
Nigerian actor Mercy Johnson became the most-searched Nigerian celebrity on Google in 2011. The mother of three is best known for her award-winning roles in films such as Seven & A Half Dates and Live to Remember. She assists the Kogi state governor on culture, entertainment, and arts.

 12 Kenneth Omeruo

Kenneth Omeruo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: October 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kaduna

 13 Mahamadou Issoufou

Mahamadou Issoufou
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: politician
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Tahoua Department

 14 Olarenwaju Kayode

Olarenwaju Kayode
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: May 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ibadan

 15 Oluchi Onweagba

Oluchi Onweagba.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion Model
Birthdate: August 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria

 16 Bobby Ologun

Bobby Ologun
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Famous As: sportsperson, tarento, kickboxer
Birthdate: April 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ibadan

 17 Moussa Maâzou

Moussa Maâzou
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: August 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Niamey, Niger

 18 Mamadou Tandja

Mamadou Tandja
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1938 AD
Birthplace: Mainé-Soroa, Niger

 19 Ayodele Awojobi

Ayodele Awojobi.
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Famous As: Academic
Birthdate: March 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oshodi-Isolo
Died: September 23, 1984

Ayodele Awojobi was a Nigerian academic, inventor, author, activist, and social crusader. Regarded as a scholarly genius by his peers and teachers alike, Awojobi became the first African to earn a degree of Doctor of Science at the Imperial College London. His research papers in the field of vibration are often referred to and studied by researchers around the world.

 20 Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara

Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: May 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dogondoutchi, Niger
Died: April 9, 1999

 21 Brigi Rafini

Brigi Rafini
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: April 7, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Iferouane, Niger

 22 Mahamane Ousmane

Mahamane Ousmane
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zinder, Niger

 23 Elechi Amadi

Elechi Amadi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rivers State, Nigeria
Died: June 29, 2016

 24 Hamani Diori

Hamani Diori
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Soudouré, Niger
Died: April 23, 1989

 25 I. K. Dairo

I. K. Dairo
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 1930 AD
Birthplace: Offa, Nigeria
Died: February 7, 1996

 26 Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: June 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lagos

 27 Duro Ladipo

Duro Ladipo
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: December 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oshogbo, Nigeria
Died: March 11, 1978

 28 Aïssata Issoufou Mahamadou

Aïssata Issoufou Mahamadou
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Maine Soroa, Niger

 29 Aminatou Seyni

Aminatou Seyni
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: October 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Niamey Urban Community, Niger

 30 Abdoul Razak Issoufou

Abdoul Razak Issoufou
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Niger

 31 Lalla Malika Issoufou

Lalla Malika Issoufou
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: First Lady
Birthdate: February 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Niamey, Niger

 32 Fati Mariko

Fati Mariko
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1964 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 33 Obed Ariri

Obed Ariri
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Owerri, Nigeria

 34 Misan Haldin

Misan Haldin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 35 Hamadou Djibo Issaka

Hamadou Djibo Issaka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: July 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Niamey, Niger

 36 Toulou Kiki

Toulou Kiki
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agadez, Niger

 37 Aissa Diori

Aissa Diori
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady
Birthdate: 1928 AD
Birthplace: Dogondoutchi, Niger
Died: April 15, 1974

 38 John Munonye

John Munonye
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: May 10, 1999

 39 Tekiath Ben Yessouf

Tekiath Ben Yessouf
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Taekwondo athlete
Birthdate: September 13, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nigeria

 40 Aichatou Ousmane Issaka

Aichatou Ousmane Issaka
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Niger

 41 Magaajyia Silberfeld

Magaajyia Silberfeld
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France

 42 Aïchatou Mindaoudou

Aïchatou Mindaoudou
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Niger

 43 Fatima Djibo Sidikou

Fatima Djibo Sidikou
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 44 Hamsou Garba

Hamsou Garba
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maradi, Niger

 45 Issake Dabore

Issake Dabore
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 1940 AD
Birthplace: Dingazi, Zama, Niger

 46 Aïchatou Boulama Kané

Aïchatou Boulama Kané
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Keita, Niger

 47 Rahmatou Keita

Rahmatou Keita
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Niger

 48 Mariama Hima

Mariama Hima
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: February 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Niamey, Niger

 49 Zalika Souley

Zalika Souley
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Niamey, Niger

 50 Ouma Laouali

Ouma Laouali
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Niger