Nigeria at 53: Celebrating Naija's Notable Figures

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  • Fela Kuti
  • Seal
  • 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

Seun Kuti

Born Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti, musician Seun Kuti leads Egypt 80, the band of his late legendary father Fela Kuti. He became the lead singer of Fela’s band at 14 years old shortly after the Afrobeat innovator died in 1997.

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