10) FUNKE AKINDELE
Funke Akindele is a very famous actress in the nation presently, primarily a Yoruba movie actress and also show in some nollywood movies making her active at both sides. The actress can be said to be the most popular face in the Yoruba movie industry has she appears in most of their hit movies and also
Funke can be said to be one of the most popular faces in the Nigeria entertainment industry has she is being featured in many adverts so also Funke appears in most billboards you see all around Nigeria even people who aren’t Yoruba movie lovers see her face on billboards and in most TV adverts, she is well known by many children and at least 70% of the Yoruba people know whom she is. Even when asked people of other tribes to mention one Yoruba movie star the actress’s name is what is mentioned meaning if the name Funke Akindele is being mentioned in the hears of most Nigerians it sure must sound familiar, or her face is being shown to them it will definitely look familiar making her a well known person by many Nigerians and she’s always controversial in the media.
She’s earned the no.10 spot on the list.
9) MIKEL OBI
Mikel Obi a star football player has been listed the 9th most famous person on this list, the popular player can be said to be the most famous footballer in the country presently.
Mikel is much well known by many Nigerians as football in the country is very well appreciated by many, mostly the males. We noticed starting from age 10 and above Nigerian football fans know whom Mikel is even though he is not well known to tge females that are not football fans but still some females who are not football fan still know the name “Mikel Obi”. We discovered many old ones still watch football in Nigeria in which he is quite known to all of them, and no male adult/youth football fan or not would say he does not know the popular player. Mikel obi is signed to one of the most famous football clubs in the world, even though many Nigerians still diss him for not performing as expected. The player is also in the NFF first eleven squad the “super eagles” which has also added to the boost in his fame.
He’s earned the no 9 spot on this list.
8) MERCY JOHNSON
Another popular actress Mercy Johnson has been featured to be the 8th on the list, She is a very well known Nollywood Actress and can be said to be one of the most popular faces in Nollywood as she is being featured in many of their movies.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Her name is a really huge contribution to her fame in the nation we noticed the name “MERCY JOHNSON” is well known than the face behind it. We discovered the combination of the two names sound more interesting to be known and noted. Nollywood movies are being watched by most Nigerian entertainment lovers in which she does show in many of them than other actresses as of present. So, many Nigerians know what she does. Mercy can also be said to be a very well known personality by many Nigerian youths due to her figure as she is been mentioned and appreciated in some conversations they make.
In our research it was discovered mercy Johnson is more well known than controversial Nollywood Queens Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade and even the ever controversial actress Tonto Dikeh . In conclusion Mercy Johnson is known by most Nigerian Youths and adults even though she is not well known by most Nigerian kids.
The popular Nigerian music star has got himself national fame just within 4years of entering the entertainment phase of Nigeria. He is well known by many as a singer.
Davido has beaten the likes of Psquare, Dbanj and 2face those who could be said to be the biggest names in the music industry. He’s been featured in Billboard adverts and many TV ads.
The singer often mention his name in many of his popular songs making the name a familiar one to people.
He’s earned the 7th position on this list.
Wizkid Ayodeji Balogun
Wizkid Ayodeji Balogun
Well, just like his mate in the music industry Davido whom we mentioned earlier,. Wizkid also made our list hitting the no.6 position as he can be said to be the most famous Nigerian musician in the nation presently.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Wizkid has beaten the likes of music legends like D’banj 2face, Psquare and others as he is known by many. Hip hop music lovers and even non Hip hop music lovers in the nation.
Almost every kid in the country knows who Wizkid is and what he does and most of them know his name. The singer has managed to get himself known to almost all the tribes in Nigeria including the Yorubas, Hausas and the Igbos. His music is being listened to in almost every part of the country. His face is sure a very popular one in Nigeria presently as he is being featured in many TV adverts and Billboard adverts too. And not to mention he is the most followed Nigerian on Twitter with over a million followers.
5) PASTOR E.A ADEBOYE
It is quite obvious Nigeria is one of the most religious countries in the world, Mainly filled up with Christians (over 80million and Moslems (over 80million) and Pastor E.A Adeboye being the G.O of the biggest Ministry (Redeemed Christian Church Of God) has made him the most famous Man Of God in the nation.
Barely would you see a Christian either religious or not who doesn’t know whom Adeboye is, even many Moslems in the country know he is a popular Christian man of God.
Its been noticed a lot of elderly ones know him as a respected man of God. Many people think he is the founder of RCCG , he is actually not, but he has been the G.O of the church worldwide for quite a long time this added a lot to the level of his fame.
The ex president Olusegun Obasanjo has been concluded to be the 4th most famous person in the country presently by. The popular politician is well known by many Nigerians in and outside the country.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
The name “OBASANJO” is a thing that we noticed almost every living Nigerian knows and even the face behind it. Its been concluded that Most Nigerians starting from the age of 15 upward know whom Obasanjo is, even most people don’t know his full name but he is quite known to be called Obasanjo and OBJ. Obasanjo ruled the nation for 12 years, 4years as a military head of state and 8years as a civilian making him the only one who has lead the nation for a long period like that which has made him known to many generations.
Even while he was the president he was very controversial many critics and praises to his name. And even after leaving the post he still remains controversial and always taken serious by many.
Dangote has been a huge name in the country for a longtime now. It has been concluded that Aliko Dangote is the 3rd most famous person in the nation presently.
For a long time Aliko Dangote has been known to be the richest man in Nigeria, and now he is the richest man in Africa too. His position as the no.1 wealthiest man in the country has never been challenged before, Many adults know him, not to mention the youths who pray to be richer than him one day. His products carry his name; cements, sugar, salt, flour and many more..
2) BOKO HARAM
Yes! we know Boko Haram not to be a particular person, but we consider them a body acting as one so they’ve got to be here, Surely with no doubts we all know Boko Haram has got itself quite a fame in the nation in a very short period of time.
Boko Haram which is known to be the most wicked and monstrous terrorist group to ever exist in Nigeria is quite known by almost every living Nigerian. The terrorist group got themselves a lot of attention since 2011 after hitting the country with many bomb blasts killing hundreds in which they never seize to have a pause they kept terrorizing the nation taking innocent lives for no actual reason(s).
In a new discovery we noticed the words “BOKO HARAM” is being mentioned by tens of millions Nigerians every single day. It was noticed Nigerians from the age of 10 and above has knowledge or of what Boko Haram is.
They’ve earned the no.2 position on the list.
Finally, we have the most famous person in Nigeria here, a man who is
known to be the president of the nation presently. President Goodluck Ebele