Grace Oyelude

Grace Atinuke Oyelude, born November 16, 1931, is known to be the first ever Miss Nigeria, having won the pageant — also the maiden edition  in 1957, Possibly from Oluponna a town in Osun State of Nigeria Oyelude was born in Kano to James Adeleye Olude and Marthan Dantu of Isanlu from Kogi State, and …

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Angélique Kidjo

Four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo is one of the greatest artists in international music today, a creative force with thirteen albums to her name. Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo, is a Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music …

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Genevieve Nnaji

Nigerian Actor, Model, Producer and Director   Genevieve Nnaji started her acting career in the then-popular television soap opera “Ripples” and was introduced into the growing Nigerian film industry with the movie Most Wanted. She has subsequently starred in over 200 Nollywood movies, including the award-winning film “Ijé: The Journey”. Genevieve won the most votes, …

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