The Nigerian entertainment industry is indeed a hub of many cultures. From Nollywood to the music industry, people of different religions interact in a loving manner devoid of discrimination.
TORI.NG presents you top Nigerian celebrities who you don’t know are Muslims:
1. Sound Sultan
Sound Sultan is a prominent Nigerian celebrity who is a Muslim. He is a veteran musician who has been in the industry for a very long time with many hit songs to his name. He is a staunch Muslim married his long time Igbo girlfriend, Chichi Morah who now goes by the name, Farida. They have three children.
Reminisce is one of Nigeria’s best rappers. His real name isAbdulkhalid Remilekun Shafaru. He is also a songwriter and is from Ogun State. He performs in both English and his native language, Yoruba. He is an award-winning rap star. He was born in a Muslim family and practices Islamic religion.
3. Femi Adebayo
Femi Adebayo is a top Nigerian actor, filmmaker and lawyer, who is better known for his exploits in the Yoruba movie scene. He is currently the Special Adviser to the Governor of Kwara State on Arts, Culture and Tourism.
Wasiu Alabi Pasuma
4. Wasiu Alabi Pasuma
Wasiu Alabi Pasuma, better known as Oganla is a Nigerian film actor and Fuji musician. Pasuma was born on 27 November 1967 at Mushin in Lagos State and was brought up in Kwara State, western Nigeria.
Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf, popularly known by his stage name CDQ, is a Nigerian indigenous hip-hop rapper and songwriter best known for his single "Nowo E Soke" featuring Wizkid and Masterkraft’s Indomie where he was featured alongside Olamide.
Hafiz Oyetoro Saka
6 Hafiz Oyetoro Saka
He is a popular Nollywood comic act, who has featured in many Nollywood movies and commercials. He is popularly known as ‘Saka’.
Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley
7. Azeez Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is known as the president of his controversial fan base, "Marlians". The musician had a superb year in 2019 as his fan base increased astronomically.