Famous People From Nigeria
Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon
21 January 1963
Basketball Player
Fela KutiFela Kuti
15 October 1938
Multi-instrumentalist

Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe
16 November 1930
Nigerian novelist

Michael BoulosMichael Boulos
 
Tiffany Trump’s Boyfriend

WizkidWizkid
16 July 1990
Singer-songwriter

Wole SoyinkaWole Soyinka
13 July 1934
Author, Poet, Playwright
Olusegun ObasanjoOlusegun Obasanjo
05 March 1937
Former President of Nigeria

T. B. JoshuaT. B. Joshua
12 June 1963
Televangelist and Faith Healer

Ime UdokaIme Udoka
09 August 1977
American-Nigerian Basketball Player

JidennaJidenna
04 May 1985
Rapper
Enoch AdeboyeEnoch Adeboye
02 March 1942
Pastor

Korede BelloKorede Bello
29 February 1996
Singer-Songwriter
Ayo JayAyo Jay
09 August 1989
Singer

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
16 November 1904
First President of Nigeria

DavidoDavido
21 November 1992
Singer-Songwriter
Osita IhemeOsita Iheme
20 February 1982
Actor

Muhammadu BuhariMuhammadu Buhari
17 December 1942
Military personnel, Politician
John Obi MikelJohn Obi Mikel
22 April 1987
Nigerian footballer

Jay-Jay OkochaJay-Jay Okocha
14 August 1973
Footballer

Nwankwo KanuNwankwo Kanu
01 August 1976
Footballer
Obafemi MartinsObafemi Martins
28 October 1984
Footballer

Sani AbachaSani Abacha
20 September 1943
Politician, Military personnel
Chinedu IkediezeChinedu Ikedieze
12 December 1977
Nigerian actor

Kelechi IheanachoKelechi Iheanacho
03 October 1996
Nigerian footballer

Henry OnyekuruHenry Onyekuru
05 June 1997
Nigerian footballer

Yakubu GowonYakubu Gowon
19 October 1934
Politician, Military personnel
Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
06 March 1909
politician, lawyer, trade unionist
Ibrahim BabangidaIbrahim Babangida
17 August 1941
Politician, Military

Atiku AbubakarAtiku Abubakar
25 November 1946
Custom officer, Politician

Nnamdi AzikiweNnamdi Azikiwe
16 November 1904
Writer, Politician

Umar Farouk AbdulmutallabUmar Farouk Abdulmutallab
22 December 1986
Underwear Bomber
Sanusi Lamido SanusiSanusi Lamido Sanusi
31 July 1961
Banker

Bukola SarakiBukola Saraki
19 December 1962
Politician

Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
10 October 1941
Writer, Poet, Screenwriter

Bola TinubuBola Tinubu
29 March 1952
Accountant, Politician

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Dr. AlbanDr. Alban
26 August 1957
Musician
Joseph YoboJoseph Yobo
06 September 1980
Footballer

Adetomiwa EdunAdetomiwa Edun
04 March 1984
Actor
Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
01 October 1912
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria

Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
03 March 1924
Politician

Isaac SuccessIsaac Success
07 January 1996
Nigerian footballer
Shehu ShagariShehu Shagari
25 February 1925
Politician

Femi KutiFemi Kuti
16 June 1962
Musician
Pete EdochiePete Edochie
07 March 1947
Actor

C. Odumegwu OjukwuC. Odumegwu Ojukwu
04 November 1933
Politician, Military personnel

TimayaTimaya
15 August 1980
Nigerian singer

Amobi OkoyeAmobi Okoye
10 June 1987
American football player

Samuel Ajayi CrowtherSamuel Ajayi Crowther
1809 AD
translator, Bible translator
Nkem OwohNkem Owoh
07 February 1958
Actor

Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
12 June 1910
Politician

Herbert MacaulayHerbert Macaulay
14 November 1864
Politician

Babatunde OlatunjiBabatunde Olatunji
07 April 1927
Musician, Percussionist
Ben OkriBen Okri
15 March 1959
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Author, Poet

Abdulsalami AbubakarAbdulsalami Abubakar
13 June 1942
Politician, Military personnel
Ernest ShonekanErnest Shonekan
09 May 1934
politician, lawyer

Francis ArinzeFrancis Arinze
01 November 1932
Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest

Uzodinma IwealaUzodinma Iweala
05 November 1982
Writer
Kayode FayemiKayode Fayemi
09 February 1965
Politician

Mike EzuruonyeMike Ezuruonye
21 September 1982
Actor
Chris NgigeChris Ngige
08 August 1952
Politician

Ogbonnaya OnuOgbonnaya Onu
01 December 1951
Politician

James IboriJames Ibori
04 August 1949
Politician
Wilson OrumaWilson Oruma
30 December 1976
Football midfielder

Ayo FayoseAyo Fayose
13 November 1960
Politician
Chidiebere NwakaliChidiebere Nwakali
26 December 1996
Nigerian footballer

Zack OrjiZack Orji
1960 AD
Actor

Diepreye AlamieyeseighaDiepreye Alamieyeseigha
16 November 1952
Politician

Abubakar AuduAbubakar Audu
27 October 1947
politician
Allison MaduekeAllison Madueke
1944 AD
politician
Alex Ifeanyichukwu EkwuemeAlex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme
21 October 1932
5th Vice President of Nigeria

Ibrahim IdrisIbrahim Idris
06 April 1949
politician

Mikel John ObiMikel John Obi
1987 AD
Footballer

Yakubu AiyegbeniYakubu Aiyegbeni
22 November 1982
Nigerian footballer
Nnimmo BasseyNnimmo Bassey
 

Uche KaluUche Kalu
16 May 1986
Footballer

Chibuike AmaechiChibuike Amaechi
27 May 1965
 

Victor Nsofor ObinnaVictor Nsofor Obinna
25 March 1987
Footballer

Taye Ismaila TaiwoTaye Ismaila Taiwo
16 April 1985
Footballer
GangnihessouGangnihessou
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