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Nigerian celebrities are gaining heavy ground on popular photo/video sharing platform, Instagram garnering incredible numbers of followers day by day. Earlier this year, Starboy singer, Wizkid ruled Nigeria’s Instagram as the celebrity with the highest number of followers but right now, it appears another celebrity has snatched that title with a record breaking new number.

Check out the six most followed Nigerian celebrities on Instagram:

1. Davido (One million followers)

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Nigeria’s one and only ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ sits on top of this list with a whopping one million followers. He is the first Nigerian celebrity to achieve such a feat.

2. Wizkid (940,000 followers)

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3. Don Jazzy (738,000 followers)

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4. Genevieve Nnaji (688,000 followers)

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5. Tiwa Savage (581,000 followers)

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6. D’banj (317,034 followers)

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