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Get Updated! 11 most followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram 2020



Today, I bring to you the list containing the most followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram, beginning from the highest.

Note, their followers grow per second.
Davido has become the second richest entertainer in Africa on the Instagram rich list, after Mohammed Salah the Egyptian footballer. Funke Akindele, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage also appeared on the list.
Yemi Alade has really had it big this year as she emerged the fourth celebrity with the highest number of followers on Instagram and the first female Nigerian musician to hit 1 million subscribers on YouTube.
The list reveals the names of celebrities, their current number of followers, the number of people they are following, their total number of posts and their occupations.

Below is the list of the top ten most followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram 2020:

  1. Davido

David AdelekeDavido

David Adeleke, famously known as Davido is the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with over 14 million followers. In July, Davido became the first Nigerian to be ranked on the Instagram rich list 2019, as number one.
Current Followers: 15,095,445
Following: 5,556
Total Posts: 4,001
Occupation: Musician
  1. Tiwa Savage

Tiwa SavageTiwa Savage

Tiwa is the second most followed celebrity on Instagram and the leading female celebrity. Tiwa might become the first female Nigerian celebrity to reach 10 million followers on Instagram. She was ranked the fourth Nigerian on the Instagram rich list 2019.
Current Followers: 10,106,999
Following: 963
Total Posts: 253
Occupation: Musician
  1. Funke Akindele – Bello

Funke Akindele BelloFunke Akindele Bello

Funke Akindele is the third most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram and was the second Nigerian on the Instagram rich list 2019.
Current Followers: 10,010,250
Following: 2,265
Total Posts: 3,627
Occupation: Actress/Producer
  1. Yemi Alade

Yemi AladeYemi Alade

Yemi Alade is the fourth most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram, after having a very successful year.
Current Followers: 9,980,061
Following: 536
Total Posts: 5,088
Occupation: Musician
5 . Wizkid


Ayo Balogun, famously known as Wizkid, was the third Nigerian on the Instagram rich list 2019.
Current Followers: 9,693,407
Following: 1,148
Total Posts: 43
Occupation: Musician
  1. Ini Edo

Ini EdoIni Edo

Ini Edo is the sixth most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with over 8 million followers
Current Followers: 8,406,090
Following: 551
Total Posts: 1421
Occupation: Actress
  1. Peter Okoye

Peter OkoyePeter Okoye

Peter Okoye of former defunct P square group, is the seventh most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with over 8 million followers
Current Followers: 8,310,095
Following: 6,745
Total Posts: 6191
Occupation: Musician
  1. Don Jazzy

Don JazzyDon Jazzy

Michael Collins Ajereh famously known as Don Jazzy, is the eight most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with over 7 million followers
Current Followers: 8,040,798
Following: 6057
Total Posts: 83
Occupation: Producer/Musician
  1. AY Comedian

Ayo MakunAyo Makun

Ayo Makun, famously known as AY, is the nineth most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with over 7 million followers
Current Followers: 7,789,
Following: 7,494
Total Posts: 7,073
Occupation: Comedian/Actor
  1. Mercy Johnson Okojie

Mercy Johnson OkojieMercy Johnson Okojie

Mercy Johnson Okojie is currently the Tenth most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with over 7 million followers
Current Followers: 7,607,871
Following: 148
Total Posts: 678
Occupation: Musician
  1. Tekno


Augustine Miles Kelechi, Famously known as Tekno, is the eleventh most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram with over 7 million followers
Current Followers: 7,367,823
Following: 337
Total Posts: 72
Occupation: Musician


Mr Eazi proposes to Temi Otedola!



For what seemed like a long while, celebrity power couple—Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola—are finally engaged as Oluwatosin Ajibade better known as Mr Eazi pops the heartwarming “Will you be my wife?” question to his girlfriend of 2 years Temiloluwa Otedola and she responded favourably in the affirmative “Yes” tone.

Fashion mogul and Icon Temi Otedola began dating artiste and music label CEO Mr Eazi in the year 2020 and have been living together ever since in their London apartment, sharing intimate moments, even meeting respective family members. This they’ve both shared in detail on their How Far? With Mr Eazi And Temi Otedola podcast.

Temi announced her engagement by posting the sea-side proposal of Mr Eazi on one knee asking the important question. The video goes by the simple caption of the infinity logo connoting they’re both locked in for life.

Congratulations to Temi Otedola and Mr Eazi!

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Nicki Minaj agrees “Essence” should be song of the year at the Grammys



American superstar rapper, Nicki Minaj, shares the same sentiments as myriads of Wizkid fans and well-wishers worldwide, in that she concurs to the argument the trendsetting crossover record-breaking single from Wizkid’s 2020 released “Made In Lagos” album, Essence should be in the conversation for the coveted “Record of the Year” plaque at this year’s Grammy Awards.

Although “Essence” did not receive the much desired nomination in the category for “Record of the Year” at the 2022 Grammy Awards, it did get a nod for Best Global Music Performance, the first of its kind.

Irrespective of the snub, Nicki whilie on Joe Budden TV (YouTube) as a guest on the special episode tagged A Conversation With Nicki Minaj & Joe Budden agreed with the host (Joe Budden) when he said “We need people on the Grammy board that know that “Essence” was song of the year” with an exclamatory “Right! Right!” response. She even proffered, “We should have our own Grammy Board“, in support of many and the popular believe that Black Americans or black artistes in general are always stereotyped to a particular category at the award show, if indeed they made it to the top categories, they barely win; Nicki Minaj does not have a Grammy Award herself and that is still a shock to many, especially when considering her refined catalogue of music.

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Pheelz & Buju (BNXN) live the carefree lifestyle on “Finesse”



After much teasing, the anticipated Finesse by Pheelz and Buju (now BNXN) hit DSPs across the globe and just like the teaser gave off, Finesse is a banger! It is produced by young producer under Pheelz’s wing known as Miichkel.

On Finesse, Pheelz and Buju live their life to the fullest, the carefree lifestyle is what they desire and they are determined to stay on that track for the time being. “I’ve been living the fast life but I see it in slow mo / And you see my lifestyle, I got Gs in the turbo / . . . / Bad girl sey she want Netflix & Chill / So I ja ticket give her warning / If you fall in love, girls it’s certain / You go chop breakfast, I’m not capping“, Pheelz explains on the first verse, even saying love and relationship cannot stop him from living the ‘ballers’ lifestyle; “I’d be dammed if there’s anybody that could be like me / I be like Mo’ Salah, coming up the right wing / I cut through your defender, you no need to tell me / I must finesse / And you know sey me I must net“, Buju braggingly adds on the second verse, saying he can score any chick that catches his eye and dish her the next minute.

listen to the popular joyous chorus “Ah finesse / If I broke na my business / Ama shana e go bright o / Folake for the nighr ohere or on Apple Music.:

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