Nigerians Part of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People
Time magazine has recognized some Nigerians as 100 most influential people in the world. Novelist ChimamandaNgozi-Adiche, President elect Muhammadu Buhari, Fomer Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili and Abubakar Shekau, the Boko Haram leader.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The rare novelist and author of the book Half of a Yellow sun. The Nigerian author has received a lot of awards for her works. 2013 – 2014 was a great year for her, One of her popular book Half of a yellow sun was adopted in a movie.The following year her voice was featured in beyonce song flawless.
Muhammadu Buhari: The President elect who made history by becoming the first candidate to oust a sittingNigerian President through the ballot box.
Obiageli Ezekwesili: the former Vice-President for world bank Africa Region and minister of education. She is the voice of the #BringBackOurGirls Campaign
Christopher “Chris” Ofili is the British born Nigerian turner-winning painter who is best known for his paintings incorporating elephant dung. Since 2005, Ofili has been living and working in Trinidad, where he currently resides in port of Spain. He also lives and works in London and Brooklyn.
Abubakar Shekau: the boko haram leader who has being famous for his daring kidnapping and killing raids on schools, churches and mosques thought by Boko Haram to be violating their interpretation of Islam. The taking of over 200 schoolgirls in April 2014 brought Boko Haram into the international spotlight.