REVEALED: Nigeria's Most Famous 10 People In 2015

"TMTN  MAGAZINE( www.takemetonaija.com ) Has taken its  time to compile and publish an official list of 10 most  famous People in Nige...

"TMTN  MAGAZINE(www.takemetonaija.com) Has taken its time to compile and publish an official list of 10 most famous People in Nigeria as of year 2015 after few weeks of thorough research.


These ratings were made according to the level of fame each of them has got.







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

OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
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.

OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
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 dis 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 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 few of them
know whom she is.



7) DAVIDO
The popular Nigerian music star has got himself a national
fame just within 4years of entering the entertainment phase
of Nigeria. He is well known by many as a singer.

OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
Davido has beaten the likes of Psquare, Dbanj And 2face
those who could be said to be the biggest names in the
music industry. In our research it was quiet noticed that the
singer is being known by many kids so also not any
Nigerian youth would say the name and face is not familiar
as music in Nigeria is also appreciated a lot. Even many
adults who are not fan of hiphop music knows that name
belongs to a Nigerian celebrity even though not most of
them, Meaning he is well known by almost every tribe in
Nigeria as hiphop music is now a big thing in the nation.
Not to mention that the Singer's official twitter page has
over a million followers making him the second most
followed Nigerian on Twitter and also he is well known by
many Nigerians outside the country. And his face is quite a
popular one in Nigeria presently as he's being 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.



6) WIZKID
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 have also 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 whom Wizkid is and
what he does and most of them know his name. He is quiet
known by almost all the Nigerian youths presently and his
name is quiet known by many adults too.
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.
Even the non Hip hop fans know there is a "worldly nigerian
singer named Wizkid" as many pastors even preach with
the name in various churches.
If asked many Nigerian adults out there to mention a
Reigning Nigerian singer of our time his name would sure be
mentioned.
We discovered the mentioning of his name in most songs of
his has gained him more attention and his continuous
release of hit songs making him active in the industry for
the last 5years has helped him also, In addition 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.

OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
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, we also know every Christian adult
knows whom he is and so does the youths
Adeboye is not quiet known by many kids but the level at
which he is known by the old ones, the youths and the
adults is quite high as his words are always taken serious
by many Nigerians.
Even many people think he is the founder of RCCG in which
he is actually not, but he has been the G.O of the church
worldwide for quite a longtime this added a lot ti the level of
his fame.


4) OBASANJO
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.
The ex president is well known by many old ones and not
any adult would say the name or face is not familiar almost
all the youths know him too meaning all the tribes in the
country knows Obasanjo was a leader for a longtime.
Obasanjo has 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.



3) DANGOTE
Dangote has been one hell of a huge name in the country
for a longtime now. It has been concluded that Aliko
Dangote is surely the 3rd most famous person in the nation
presently.

OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
For a long time Aliko Dangote has been known to be the
richest man in Nigeria the man who presently is the richest
man in Africa too.
Many old ones know there is a Nigerian man named
Dangote who is the wealthiest man in the country. 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.
Even if a person doesn't know him for his reputation his
name sure must sound or look familiar to them as his name
is what is always written on all his products; cements,
sugar, salt,flour and many more..
Many kids do not know him for his reputation but most of
them know; Dangote sugar, Dangote salt and more because
it can be easily read at the back of each product belonging
to him.
We discovered he is quite known by almost all the tribes in
the country.


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.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
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 quite noticed the words "BOKO
HARAM" is being mentioned by tens of millions Nigerians
every single day. Some mention the name to crack jokes
while some make it the centre of discussion.
Boko Haram is a very feared criticized group by many
Nigerians.
It was noticed Nigerians from the age of 10 above has the
the knowledge or little knowledge of what Boko Haram
does.
Many Nigerians want this Islamic group extinguished from
the nation but they've kept up the terrorism acts ever since
they started as all abilities of the federal government has
failed now they have killed thousands of Nigerians and still
at large so they are quite feared and known in every part of
the country even though most of their killings is in the
North.
They 've earned the no.2 position on the list.



1)GOODLUCK JONATHAN
Finally, we have the most famous person in Nigeria here, a man who is quite
known to be the president of the nation presently. President Goodluck Ebele
Jonathan.
OUR RESEARCH SHOWS:
He is one of the most famous Nigerian president ever. The man who has lead
the country for almost six years is quite well known by many Old ones as he
has always remained controversial. No single adult in the country would say
he or she doesn't know the name and the face of the president. And he is
also quite known by the Youths as many of them even dislike him most
especially the students.
And speaking of the kids, we quite notice kids from the age of 4 and above
know whom president Jonathan is as they are all being taught in their
various schools and his face is also a very popular one on posters and TV
stations.
We discovered the president have been getting much attention right since
the time of being vice president to late ex president Musa Yar'adua as his
name "Goodluck" was admired and cherished by many Nigerians and when he
became the president the name became what many Nigerian parents now name
their new born babies because the name is quite attractive.
After becoming the president, his name became what most Nigerians were
shouting when he increased the oil price in 2012, many protests were made
against him.
And the heavy reign of insurgency started during his tenure making some
Nigerians think his name is quite an opposite one to Nigeria as a whole,
the president remains controversial and badly talked about as he failed to
fulfil most of the promises he made during his campaign.
Some even believes he is the worst Nigerian president ever.
But the president still have his lovers and supporters across the country.
Goodluck can be quite concluded to be known by almost every living Nigerian
on the planet earth as of the moment.


OTHER PEOPLE WHO MADE THE LIST AFTER THE TOP TEN ARE
Jay Jay Okocha,D'banj,Psquare,Tonto Dikeh, Omotola Jalade,Sanni Abacha,Wole Soyinka.
NOTE: This list is not based on anybody's opinion, it is a list
made after many researches and getting views from
various Nigerians.

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