The current view of the Nigerian economy seems awful but individuals have refused to let that judge their dreams and passion.
Over the years, Nigeria has recorded a vast number of individuals who have evolved to be the best in their various vocations.
They have represented the pride of the nation on big stages paving the way for the young generations to be more optimistic about their future.
In this article, we would outline a substantial number of stars who are currently representing Nigeria on the big stage and also bossing their hierarchy.
Top Nigerian Stars Representing The Nation In Big Stage Currently.
The current Napoli heat man, Victor Osimhen is one of the finest superstars representing Nigeria at the top level and there’s no doubt about that.
The Nigerian maestro who has bagged 24 goals in 51 appearances has found his mark and peak since he was signed to the Italian club, Napoli. Following how he has infused his performance to the highest level, the whole world admires his potential.
However, before this great peak, there has been a whole lot of memories that moulded him into the beast he is today.
Before Fame, Oshimen was born in Lagos to his parents from Edo State where he grew up and acquired his education. Growing up and pursuing his football dream, he idolised Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba.
When he found his peak, he began his senior career in Germany at VfL Wolfsburg in 2017. After quite he had delivered for the club for over a season, he left the club and joined Belgian side Charleroi on loan in 2018. He dominated the league as well before he attracted one of the giants of France, Lille who signed him and exposed his potential to the world.
Scoring consistently for the club, Napoli signed him for a record deal of £70 million breaking a record for the most expensive Nigerian footballer. Despite playing for just a few months, he has earned a name in Napoli as their fans adore him. His consistency has earned him a place in this category.
Israel Mobolaji Odunayo Oluwafemi Temitayo Owolabi Adesanya who is popularly known as Israel Adesanya is another icon who has earned a place in this category.
The middleweight undefeated champion has been running a big show at the UFC since he debuted in the battleground. This is inspired by his Nigerian awful experience and prompted by his incredible abilities.
The kickboxer was born in Lagos state Nigeria to a family that consists of 4 offspring where he serves as the eldest. His father was an accountant while his mother served Nigeria as a nurse. After he had been removed from his school by his mother due to an intense injury, Adesanya and his family relocated to Ghana.
They strived for a better phase of life which didn’t likely evolve. This forced them to relocate to New Zealand and started a new life quest.
At school, Adesanya was heavily bullied to the core. This inspired him to pursue martial art as his vocation in life. Today, he is recognised as of the best athletes in the whole world. He remains undefeated after consistent brutal battles with his challengers.
The Nigerian Afrobeat Giant, Burna Boy is another Nigerian icon representing Nigerian dignity at the highest level currently.
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu who is better known by his stage name, Burna Boy has soared the image of Afrobeat with his musical qualities and also has earned himself a lot of credits.
Before his Buoyancy, Burna Boy’s dream was nothing but music although he mused a football career. He started singing at a tender age and grew with that act to the extent that he found his peak.
His professional debut album ‘L.I.F.E’ gave him the boost he needed after one of its hit tracks ‘Like To Party’ won the heart of many. They jammed to the song and infused Burna Boy’s energy.
He arose and dropped the project that changed his life forever. Burna Boy’s album ‘African Gaint’ earned him global recognition after foreigners found taste in the project. This even earned him a Grammy nomination that emerged victorious with his album ‘Twice As Tall’ after he had lost his first nominations.
Burna Boy is celebrated daily in a highly profiled status because of the beauty of his musical qualities. The milestone he bags on several occasions has put the Nigerian dignity to what is meant to brag for.
Ramsey Nouah is another icon in the field of movie production and acting. He is one of the pinnacles of Nollywood following how he puts his 100% in most of his series.
Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr. was born in Lagos on December 19, 1970, to an Israeli Jewish father and a Yoruba mother who hails from Owo, Ondo State.
He grew and acquired his education in Surulere Lagos State Nigeria. After he had completed his diploma in mass communication, he set off for his acting quest and vocation.
It worked out for him and he featured in most of the Nigerian iconic movies where he deployed his top acting qualities. People fell in love with his potential and boosted his energy into what evolved to be the finest.
After several years of acting, he debuted his movie production and directing gem with the iconic movie ‘Living in Bondage’. He won multiple awards after the production reshaping his status as one of the iconic beings representing Nigeria at the highest level.
According to Wikipedia, In 2015, Nouah secured the rights to the 1992 movie Living in Bondage for a possible remake. In 2018, he announced his remake had become a sequel titled Living in Bondage: Breaking Free, which was released on November 8, 2019. Nouah, who played the new villain, made his directorial debut and the film won 7 awards at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
There’s no doubt that Nigeria is the giant of Africa. This has been often proven by discussed statuses above. Countless personals are representing the image of Nigeria at the highest level but are not discussed in this article.
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