Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun

Singer, Songwriter and Performer (1990-) Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun a.k.a Wizkid  (born 16 July 1990) is a talented singer, songwriter and performer. He kicked off his singing career at the early age of 11 when he recorded his first song with one of Nigeria’s celebrated music icons, OJB Jezreel. He went on to record a 7-track album, which he released in his church

William Onyeabor

Artist, Musician(1946 -2017) William Onyeabor (29 March 1946 – 16 January 2017) was a funk musician from Nigeria. Onyeabor’s songs are often heavily rhythmic and synthesized, occasionally epic in scope, with lyrics decrying war and sung by both Onyeabor himself and female backing vocalists. In the 2010s years a number of his songs have appeared

Olusegun Obasanjo

Former Nigerian Army general, Military ruler, Former Nigeria President(1937 -) Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, GCFR(born c. 5 March 1937) is a former Nigerian Army general who was President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. A Nigerian of Yoruba descent, Obasanjo was a career soldier before serving twice as his nation’s head of state. He


Goodluck Jonathan

Zoologist, Governor, former President and Vice-President  (1957- ) Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan GCFR BNER GCON (born 20 November 1957, Otuoke, Nigeria), Nigerian zoologist and former President of Nigeria, having served from 2010 to 2015. He served as Vice-President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010 and as Governor of Bayelsa State from 2005 to 2007. He

Obafemi Awolowo

Nigerian nationalist, a political leader, and a principal participant in the struggle for Nigerian independence. (1909-1987) BIRTHJeremiah Oyeniyi Obafemi Awolowo was born on March 6, 1909, to Chief David Sopolu Awolowo and his wife Mary Efunyela Awolowo in Ikenne, Remo, in what is now Ogun State of Nigeria.. EDUCATIONHe had his primary school education at St.

Fela Kuti

Drummer, Pianist, Civil Rights Activist, Songwriter (1938–1997) Musician and activist Fela Kuti pioneered Afrobeat music and was repeatedly arrested and beaten for writing lyrics that questioned the Nigerian government.  Synopsis Fela Kuti was born on October 15, 1938, in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Beginning in the 1960s, Kuti pioneered his own unique style of music called “Afrobeat.”

Nnamdi Azikiwe

The first president of independent Nigeria and a prominent nationalist figure. (1904 – 1996) Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, P.C. (16 November 1904 – 11 May 1996), usually referred to as Nnamdi Azikiwe or Zik, was one of the leading figures of modern Nigerian nationalism. He served as the second and last Governor-General of Nigeria from 1960