Checkout 5 Nigerian Top Celebrities Who Dropped Out Of School And Never Went Back

Education they say is the key to success but the truth is that it is not always so as in the case of these celebrities who defied all odds to become successful without having a university degree. Reports has it that some of these celebrities actually went to the university but had to drop out due to some reasons. has decided to bring you these celebs who defied the odds to become successful.

Checkout the list below;

Genevieve Nnaji: Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress, producer, and director. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actor to win the award. Despite the fact that she is successful and very intelligent, she still did not acquire a degree even after saying she will be going back to school.

9nice: 9ice, born Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande (born 17 January 1980) is a Nigerian musician. Born into a polygamous home of five wives and nine children, in Ogbomosho, Oyo State in Western Nigeria. He grew up in Bariga suburbs of Lagos. 9ice had also dreamed of being a musician, which led him to drop out of the Lagos State University whilst studying Law. 9ice began singing at the age of 14. His parents discovered his singing talent, a decided to allow him become a musician.

Wizkid: Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. He dropped out of Lagos State University (LASU). He later attended Lead City University, but dropped out after completing two sessions.

D’banj; Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur and television personality. D’banj proceeded to study study mechanical engineering at the Lagos State University to, but due to the constant strikes and several irregularities in the school he decided to withdraw. Plans to continue his studies as a mechanical engineer in London were derailed when he arrived in the UK in 2001, and met Don Jazzy who was trying to make it as a songwriter and producer. D’Banj started hanging around the studio, making ends meet while working as a security guard. “It was OK, because I did nights,” he says, “so I could listen to music on my headphones.

Mercy Johnson: She disclosed that she could not go to the university because she failed the entrance exams (JAMB) several times
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