1. Ace video director and film maker, Kemi Adetiba

This January 8, 1980 baby directed that movie you love so much – ‘The Wedding Party’

2. 9ice

This Gongo Aso crooner was born Jan 17th, 1980.

3. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

The current Governor of Sokoto State, born Jan 10, 1966.

4. Jide Kosoko

This veteran Nollywood actor was born January 12, 1954.

5. Timi Dakolo

Nigerian musician Timi was born Jan 20, 1981.

6. Ibikunle Amosun

His Excellency, the current Governor of Ogun State was born January 25, 1958.

7. Cobhams Asuquo

Yes, everyone’s favourite producer is a January 6 baby.

8. Seun Kuti

Nigerian musician and last son of the great Fela Kuti, Seun was born on Jan ii, 1983.


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