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Here are list of top Nigerian artist you never knew were brought up in Ajegunle


Ajegunle has served as home to many Nigerian celebrities. In today's article, we will be checking out top Nigerian celebrities that once lived in Ajegunle

Here we go:


Oritse Femi


Oritse Femi


Oritse Femi was born and brought up in Ajegunle area of Lagos. He was born into a polygamous family containing 25 children. He started singing from the church and joined the choir at a young age. His music style is influenced by legends of Nigerian music industry like Daddy Showkey, Fela, just to mention a few. He has released several hit songs such as 'Igbeyawo', 'Double Wahala', 'Gomina'. Indeed Oritse Femi is one person who didn't allow his upbringing or background affect his future, he certainly ranks up there as one of the examplary Nigerian celebrities.


 Daddy Showkey


Daddy Showkey


The history of dance moves in Nigeria would never be complete without mentioning 'Galala' which was invented by no other than Daddy Showkey.

Daddy Showkey is a veteran Nigerian who once influenced the Nigerian music listeners especially in the ghetto, he songs were centered on good vibes and transmitted positive energy. It wasn't all rosy for the veteran artistes as he was involved in an accident and once got shot by gunmen which made him stay in the hospital for years. We are grateful he is past all that now and can unarguably be referred to as a legend of the Nigerian music business.


Odion Ighalo


Odion Ighalo


Nigerian footballer Odion Ighalo makes the list of top Nigerian celebrities who were once residents of Ajegunle, Lagos State.  The former Manchester United player has had quite a successful career from getting recognized at the African Cup Of Nations as the highest goal scorer to leading the Super Eagles Of Nigeria to the World Cup and playing his part Nigeria to ensure Nigeria went far at the tournament. His hardwork indeed speaks himself. 


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