While some names are unique, others are beautifully common. It's easy to see people who bear similar names but when they have identical names and surnames - especially when they are unrelated, it's mind-blowing.
By choice or by chance, below is a list of famous Nigerians who share a similar name and surname with another famous person.
1. Chioma Okoye and Chioma Okoye
One is a talented actress, scriptwriter, and producer, the other is only an actress. The Chioma Okoye on the left frame holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Strategic from the University of Lagos. It may interest you to know that veteran actor, Pete Edochie is her Uncle.
2. Late Abba Kyari and Abba Kyari
The Abba Kyari on the left fame was the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari until he died from Covid-19 complications in 2020.
The Abba Kyari on the right frame is currently the Inspector General of Police's Intelligence Response Team and deputy commissioner of police. Both men are respected figures in Nigeria.
3. Rotimi Alakija and Rotimi Alakija
The Rotimi Alakija on the left fame is popularly known as DJ exclusive. The other on the right frame is the son of Folorunsho Alakija, the richest woman in Africa.
Some people think that DJ exclusive is the biological son of Africa's richest woman but that's false. Dj Exclusive is Folorunsho Alakija's niece, not her son.
4. Funsho Adeolu and late Oba
The Funsho Adeolu on the left frame has been a household name in the Nollywood industry for decades. The Funsho Adeolu on the right frame was a respected traditional ruler who died in 2008. These men are not related but have similar names and surnames.
5. Akinbiyi Abiola and Akinbiyi Abiola
While one entertains people with music, the other is a yoga guru. The Akinbiyi Abiola on the left frame is popularly known as Bella Shmurda. His song ''Cash app'' made him a household name in Nigeria. The other Akinbiyi Abiola on the right frame is a popular yoga instructor based abroad. These stars are not related.
6. Genevive Nanji and Genevieve Nganji
Just as Nigeria is blessed with a talented and beautiful actress known as Genevive Nanji, Cameron is also blessed with a gorgeous actress with a similar name and surname. Genevieve Nganji is one of the best access in Cameroon and hopes to be bigger than the Nigerian Genevieve. Check out more of her photos below.
Do you think she can become greater than the Nigerian Genevieve?
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