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See The Real Meaning Behind Some Of Your Favorite Nigerian Celebrities Tattoos

Most Nigerian celebrities have a tattoo on their body. Some of them use the tattoo for fashion as a means to beautify their body, while some drew it on their body in remembrance of some loved one or as an inspiration which came around to them. Some even some drew it just to show their sign of love and commitment to their partner.

So, in this article, I'll be listing some Nigerian celebrities with tattoos and at the same time, I will be revealing the meaning of the tattoos on their body.

Without being too much of your time let's get into action.

1. Wizkid

Tattoo: "Face of a Lion"

As we all know, Lion is regarded as the king of all animals. This was the inspiration Wizkid had that made him has a tattoo showing the face of a lion. The lion on Wizkid's body means that he is the lion of the Nigerian music industry meaning that he is the king of the Nigerian music industry.

Tattoo: Fela

The Meaning: This tatoo simply means that Wizkid regards Nigerian veteran singer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti as his mentor.

2. Davido

Tattoo: Omo Baba Olowo

The meaning: Davido had this tattoo after his first single which brought into limelight. This was Dami Duro. In his single, he said; Ema Dami Duro, Emi Omo Baba Olowo. This means that; don't stop me because I'm the son of a rich man.

This is true because Davido is truly the son of a rich man as he was born to a Nigerian billionaire entrepreneur, Adedeji Adeleke. 

Tattoo: Imade

 It is a known fact that Davido's first child is Imade. The young Miss Adeleke is the product of the singer's short-lived fling with Sophie Mommodu.

3. Oge Okoye

Tattoo: A dove

The meaning: The dove is commonly interpreted as a portent of love, victory, peace, or God's will. I think she's trying to use this tattoo to say that she is a woman filled with love and peace in her heart.

4. Regina Daniels

Tattoo: Forever 16

The meaning: 'Forever 16' is the first word to be inked on Regina Daniels body. The ‘Forever 16’ means that she will always look beautiful just like how she looks when she was 16 years old. This is no doubt because the actress has been in shape and hasn't lost her beauty even after giving birth recently

Tattoo: Butterfly

The meaning: This Tattoo represents freedom and love.

Tattoo: Nupital Star

The meaning: The Nautical star inking on Regina’s right arm is the word, Princess.

5. Tekno

Tattoo: Rebecca

The meaning: Rebecca is the name of Tekno's partner. She is also a singer popularly known as, Lola Rae.

6. Oritsefemi

Tattoo: International

The meaning: Oritse Femi used this tattoo to mark the beginning of him becoming an International Super Star.

7. Iyanya

Tattoo: Name of Family members.

The meaning: This Iyanya‘s tattoo is heart touching.

In loving memory of his late father, mother and brother, the Nigerian music star has tattooed their names on his chest.

Iyanya lost his immediate family in 2 years. His father died when he was about entering the MTN Project Fame West Africa Season 1 show, shortly after he lost his brother and mother.

Tattoo: YN

The meaning: This Tattoo stands for Yvonne Nelson. Iyanya's longtime crush.


8. Flavour

Tattoo: Psalm 100

The Meaning: This Tattoo is a book from the Bible, Psalm 100. 

Psalm:100.1

Sing to the LORD, all the world!

Psalm:100.2

Worship the LORD with joy; come before him with happy songs!

Psalm:100.3

Acknowledge that the LORD is God. He made us, and we belong to him; we are his people, we are his flock.

Psalm:100.4

Enter the Temple gates with thanksgiving; go into its courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise him.

Psalm:100.5

The LORD is good; his love is eternal and his faithfulness lasts forever.

Tattoo: Microphone

The meaning: The microphone Tattoo on flavour's body implies that he loves music.

9. Cubana Chief Priest

Tattoo: The face of a woman

The meaning: The Tattoo on Cubana Chief Priest leg is his late Mother. Below is a picture of him and his late mum

10. Tonto Dikeh

Tattoo: Pet Dog

The meaning: The actress once had a dog which she so much loved until it died and going to show how much she adored it, she decided to get a tattoo of the dog on her arm.

Tattoo: A mystery lady and a heart

The meaning: According to Tonto Dikeh, it took her 10 hours to get this tattoo on her back.

The only thing that Tonto Dikeh has said about the tattoo meant that she was a part of the society called the Witches of Nigerian. It is her life choice, and nobody has the right to judge her.

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