8 Nigerian celebrities who protest against the government - Pulse List

Legendary singer 2face Idibia is planning a protest against the Buhari led administration. But before 2face came forward to lead this protest, some other Nigerian celebrities have been protesting against the deterioration in the society caused by bad governance.

From Femi Kuti to Oritsefemi and Charly Boy, below are other Nigerian celebrities protesting against the government one way or the other.

1. Charly Boy

An unashamed activist, Charly Boy has been very vocal in his fight against corruption, oppression, division and the forces that seek to undermine democracy, and against the systems that keep us in chains.
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The controversial star on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, even went as far as leading protesters on the platform of "Occupy Unlimited" to the National Assembly grounding activities in Abuja.
Charly Boy led other Nigerians to protest alleged corruption in the legislature.
Charly Boy, the national coordinator of the advocacy group said the protest was born out of the will of Nigerian youths who have shown the desire to "stand up against the injustice and oppression done against them by corrupt politicians."

2. Seun Kuti

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A very vocal offspring of the late Fela Kuti, Seun continuously captures the will of the people in his music.
Growing up with a rich history of activism in music, Seun doesn't stop with his music.
He also calls out the government on social media.

3. Ali Baba

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Veteran comedian Ali Baba is the closest we have to a genuine comedian-activist who has continuously used his position and talent to speak about the ills of our governance.

4. African China

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Although not as vocal as he used to be (thanks to a dwindling career), will not be complete without mentioning him.
Recall, this star started a new school of activism in music some ten years ago with hits like 'Mr President', a conscious song that rocked the four cardinal points of Nigeria back then.

5. Femi Kuti


Taking after his vocal father Fela Kuti, Femi is another hot activist. The four-time Grammy award nominated Afrobeat musician is anti-government.
In his songs, his tweets, at the Afrika Shrine. All the time, Femi Kuti has always been an activist even engaging the government in a brawl on social media.

6. Oritsefemi

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Again this list would not be complete without including the corporate miscreant himself, Oritsefemi.
Remember his hits, 'Flog Politicians', 'Boyz dey Binu', Mercies of the Lord', and recent jam 'Mr gomina', all these songs were against the bad governance and economic instability.
It was a hit on the streets... Back to back!

7. Freeze

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Yes! Media personality Freeze is not left out! From bashing politicians to calling out 'Yahoo' Pastors, Freeze has always been vocal on social media against bad governance.
He was previously reported to have said 'he is not afraid of speaking out but exercising his freedom to free speech'.

8. Blackface

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Where do we even start from. With hits like 'E dey pain me' to 'Hard life', Blackface was and is still capturing the wills of the people.
A former member of the defunct group, Plantashun Boiz, Blackface also resorts to talking about bad governance on social media.


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