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Introducing most famous people from Nigeria

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Nigeria is a country that is quite famous for its diverse culture as it is inhabited by over 500 ethnic groups, having different languages and traditions.

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Nigeria is often referred to as the "Giant of Africa". Nigeria is believed to have numerous kingdoms and tribes before it came under British colonial rule.

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Israel Adesanya is a Nigerian-born New Zealand professional mixed martial artist, kickboxer, and former boxer having numerous championships in all three disciplines.

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Hakeem Olajuwon (The Dream) is a Nigerian–American former professional basketball player. Hakeem played in the ‘National Basketball Association’ (NBA).

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Kamaru Usman is a Nigerian-American professional mixed martial artist, former freestyle wrestler, and graduated folkstyle wrestler born on May 11, 1987.

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Chinua Achebe is referred to as "the father of modern African writing". Chinua was one of the most widely read novelists from Nigeria.

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Bennet Omalu is a Nigerian American physician, neuropathologist, and forensic pathologist. He is famous for conducting pioneering research on CTE.

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Fela Kuti was a Nigerian musician and composer. He pioneered the Afrobeat genre i.e., a unique combination of funk, psychedelic rock, jazz, and Yoruba chants.

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Davido is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and music producer. He is famous for his first single, ‘Back When’.