Fopular Nigerian media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu has managed to get people talking as he takes to social media to list the 10 most fascinating Nigerians of 2022.
The year 2022 is coming to a close and people have started reflecting on the event that happened throughout the year.
While Davido, Sabinus, Nkechi Blessing, Bobrisky, Tonto Dikeh, Burnaboy, Wizkid among others were missing, Ebuka via his official his official Twitter handle, today, December 29th, 2022 lists Nigerians that made the year controversial and extremely interesting.
Undoubtedly, Portable is well known for trending for the wrong reasons. The singer who breaks into prominence following the release of his hit single “Zazoo Zeh” in 2021 is known to be controversial as he had issues with Headies award, Oritse Femi, Small Doctor, Davido among other. Recently, Portable, the Ika of Africa said he is already popular before he met Olamide and Poco Lee.
Governor Nyesom Wike
The River State Governors is one of the G5, the five PDP Governors who are not in support of Atiku as the PDP presidential flag bearer. According to reports Mr Atiku failed to fulfil his promise to Mr Wike as his deputy when he settled for the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as his running mate. He is well known for throwing shade at Atiku’s PDP and using the lyrics ” As e dey pain dem, e dey sweet us. The other 4 governors are, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Samuel Ortom of Benue and Seyi Makinde of Oyo.
The Labour party presidential candidate who was the former governor of Anambra State is well known for saying that he will deliver Nigeria from corruption. He also has strong fan base known as “Obidient” who always support and trend him online.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu
The former Lagos State Governor who is the APC presidential flag bearer has been for always trending for the good and bad reasons. Tinubu is quite confident of becoming Nigeria’s president in 2023 as he is known for his common saying “Emi Lokan” (I am the next).
Asake, who is signed to Olamide’s record label, YBNL signee, shocked many netizens as dished out several hit songs, released his debut album and also shut down several concerts both home and abroad and by extension get to the level popular Nigerian singer.
Yul Edochie trends several times across social media platforms after he unveiled his second wife Judy Austin, and son, Star Dike. He lost the respect of many after his wife, May expressed her utmost displeasure over it and continued to receive blasts by netizens on each posts.
The “Away” hitmaker had a wonderful music year as his hit song “Ku Lo Sa” gained global attention. He also trends online after his leaked video showing off his bedroom prowess surfaced online.
He is a host on Arise TV. He is a global speaker, thought leader, investor and technology enthusiast. He is well known to be a fan of Peter Obi. He trends online after he said Bola Tinubu should apologies to Peter Obi for Kashim Shettima’s racial slur against the LP candidate. He added that Shettima must be called to order.
Amusan became the first ever Nigerian world champion and world record holder in an athletics event when she won the 2022 World Championships 100 m hurdles gold medal, setting the current world record of 12.12 seconds in the semifinal, followed up by a wind-assisted 12.06 s in the final.
Nigerian Afrobeat artist, Temilade Openiyi known professionally as Tems, has once again put Nigeria on the global map after her hit track with American rappers, Future and Drake ‘Wait for U’ was nominated in two categories at the 2023 Grammy Awards.
Tems and Wizkid alongside Canadian recording artiste, Justin Bieber received an award for ‘Best Collaboration’ for the song, ‘Essence’ at BET.
Also, Tems, emerged as the winner of the Best International Act at the BET.
Ebuka via his official Twitter handle tweeted, “They really got us talking! The 10 most fascinating Nigerians of 2022: 10) Oxlade 9) Tems 8) Rufai Oseni 7) Yul Edochie 6) Portable 5) Tobi Amusan 4) Nyesom Wike 3) Bola Tinubu 2) Asake 1) Peter Obi.”
See screenshot of his tweet below;