Nigerian social media is very active right now and Nigerian celebrities have mastered the .
art of using it to their advantage.
Among all the social media platforms, Twitter seems to be the most popular and the most interactive of the lot. I hear the popularity of a celeb in Nigeria is usually judged by the amount of followers they have.
Gist has it that some companies usually weigh the strength and popularity of celebs on twitter before they are approached for endorsement deals making it an important part of celebrity branding and endorsements in Nigeria.
*Whispers* Some Nigerian celebs have more followers than their American counterparts. You’ll be shocked who the American celebs are.
While Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is the most popular Nigerian celeb on Facebook (she has over one million likes), let’s count down the most popular and influential Nigerian celebs on Twitter right now.
10) Genevieve Nnaji
9) Ice Prine
8) M.I Abaga
7) Tiwa Savage
More and find out the Nigerian with the highest number of followers after the jump
4) Banky W
3) Don Jazzy
Let’s find out which Nigerian celebs have more followers on twitter than their American counterparts.
Genevieve Nnaji has over 410,000 followers as against 1,700 that her co star in the movie “Half of a Yellow Sun” Thandie Newton has.
2face Idibia has over 500,00 followers as against his mentor, R Kelly’s 474,317 followers.