Nigeria at 53: Celebrating Naija's Notable Figures

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  • Seun Kuti
  • Chinua Achebe
  • Femi Kuti
  • King Sunny Ade
  • Sophie Okonedo
  • Ben Okri
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Genevieve Nnaji
  • Ken Saro-Wiwa
  • Wole Soyinka
  • Sade
  • Nwankwo Kanu
  • Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon
  • Some of Nigeria's Best
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Fela Kuti
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Femi Kuti

The oldest son of Fela Kuti, Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti — best known as Femi Kuti — took after his father’s love for music and commitment to social and political causes. His extensive discography includes 16 albums, which have earned him Grammy nominations in 2003, 2010 and 2012.

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