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PHOTOS: Biggest Nigerian stars on Instagram

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As one of Africa’s biggest music acts, 2face Idibia also commands a huge followership on the Instagram platform. With 251,000 followers, the Benue State born singer is popular on the Instagram platform.

Genevieve Nnaji

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It’s not a surprise that the Imo State born beauty leads the Nigerian movie industry on Instagram.  Holiday photos and pictures of her without make-ups are regulars on her Instagram page which is followed by 411,000 people.



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Star boy is leading the pack of Nigerian entertainers on social media. The pop star, who is also the most followed Nigerian celebrity onTwitter– he’s just a few followers from a milestone 1M, is also setting the pace on Instagram. With over 577,000 followers on Instagram, Wizkid is surely becoming the most loved Nigerian celebrity on the Nigerian social media scene.



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Keeping up with the life of a rich kid is apparently fascinating as the pop star boasts of about 620,000 followers on Instagram.


Don Jazzy


Don Jazzy is one of the most interactive celebrities on social media platforms. His jovial nature on social media platforms and his everyday interactions with fans have made the Mavin Record boss a must follow for social media users in Nigeria.

He has a strong presence on the Instagram platform, just as he has on Twitter. With funny pictures and videos, Don Jazzy ensures he never leaves his 420,000 followers bored.


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Ice Prince Zamani is arguably one of the urban trend setters in the Nigerian entertainment industry which has gained him a huge followership on the social media platforms.

380,000 fans follow the Chocolate City rapper on Instagram, making him one of the most followed Nigerian celebrities on the social platform.


Peter Okoye

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Peter Okoye is a frequent user of the popular social media platform, Instagram.

From pictures of their journey round the world to photos of their sold out concerts around Africa, Peter makes sure he keeps his 290,000 followers abreast of their activities. He even broke the news of his engagement to his wife on the Instagram platform.



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The Cross Rivers State-born singer has about 288,000 followers on the Instagram platform. His ladies-man status has obviously earned him a lot of followers.


Tiwa Savage

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A frequent user of the Instagram platform, Tiwa Savage’s star power has attracted over 355,000 followers.

The songstress is known for her frequent love post about of her husband Tee Billz and thousands of fans are keen to follow their love story on the social platform.


Rita Dominic



After over ten years on the Nigerian movie scene, Rita Dominic still commands a huge followership everywhere, including Instagram.

Rita Dominic, like most entertainers on this list, is known to carry her followers through her everyday life, which is why she has amassed 267,000 followers on Instagram.



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Olamide’s career has experienced a quantum leap over the last four years, with his name becoming a brand that attracts huge followers.

This huge followership can also be seen on his Instagram account with about 314,000 followers. His famous ‘Gun Man Pose’ also became a trend on Instagram.


Banky W

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Banky W has been a constant force in the entertainment industry since his emergence in the Nigerian music industry.  The Empire Mates Entertainment boss boasts of 185,000 followers on the Instagram platform.


Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

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This list would be incomplete without Omotola Jalade Ekeinde.

Fans who wish to see more of her have stormed her social media accounts, making her one of the most followed Nigerian celebrities on social media platforms. She was the first Nigerian celebrity to have 1M likes on Facebook and has gone ahead to amass a total of 157,000 on Instagram.


Tonto Dikeh

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With over 157,00 followers, her Instagram account is not devoid of the controversies which the actress is known for.

It will be recalled that the Rivers State born actress got into trouble with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for posting Marijuana pictures on her Instagram.

Uche Jombo

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Nollywood actress Uche Jombo completes our list of biggest Nigerian celebs on Instagram.

157,000 people follow the actress who is known for posting pictures of her frequent holidays with her hubby in the United States of America.




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