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10 Most Generous Nigerian Celebrities Who Own And Run Charity Organisations

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#Most Charitable Nigerian Celebrities… Generosity and benevolence isn’t an act or trait common to many be it a celebrity or not. People who have that natural human disposition to do good and give back to people around them is one trait and behaviour, highly exalted and that’s why fans of celebrities appreciate deeply and in high esteem when their faves are ones who love to give back and help those around him/her. Most Charitable Nigerian Celebrities

That said, there are certain Nigerian celebrities who have shown that they can go the extra mile to see that they help the less privileged, putting in quite a lot of effort to lift others around them.
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It’s good to know that some celebrities out of their busy schedule still try to put a smile on people’s faces. Most of the charitable Nigerian celebrities are all females, but there are some male celebrities though who take the benevolent act seriously too, with one most recently completely shattering all of what we used to know of Nigerian celebrities charitable acts, or acts of benevolence or just putting it simply doings or giveaways.

Most Charitable Nigerian Celebrities

We have tried taking into account the acts of benevolence and charitable acts carried out by the celebrities listed in this article over the course of just the last 3 years to rank the most charitable Nigerian celebrity;

10. Asa: The Dreamer Girl is a pet project of Bukola Elemide a.k.a Asa which focuses on enhancing literacy in primary schools across Nigeria.
The Dreamer Girl project builds libraries across primary schools in Nigeria and organises reading and literacy classes with organisations for the pupils. Dreamer Girl in 2013 successfully completed its first library at the Progressive high school in Surulere, Lagos.

9. Zubby Micheal: This Anambra-born actor might not be one very popular for his benevolent act but it was just recently revealed by himself that over the last 12-months he had spent a total sum of 102m as his tithe out of his total earnings for the last 12-months and that since he isn’t a religious person he gives out all of this money as charity to either his foundation or orphanages and through other means.

8. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde: The actress is championing her social cause through her NGO which is called Omotola Ekeinde Youth Empowerment Initiative, which organizes empowerment lectures and programmes for the youth. According to Omotola, her concentration on youths stems from the fact that they are the future of society. Omotola has helped a lot of people through her Omotola Youth Empowerment Programme (OYEP) as they empowered youth and young women in society.

7. Waje: the singer whose real name is Aituaje Iruobe born on September 1, 1980, launched her non-profit organisation Waje’s Safe House in 2012 to provide support to women and children across Africa.

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Apart from her musical career, Waje used her fame and money to put smiles on the face of people as she set up an NGO. The safe house’s first project was financial support to the children’s primary school in the impoverished slum town of Makoko in Lagos. Most recently, Waje’s Safe House partnered with women organisations in 3 cities in Nigeria to provide computer education and facilities to young and adult women.

6. DJ Cuppy: DJ Cuppy whose real name is Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola is the daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola.
DJ Cuppy has a foundation called Cuppy Foundation which helps in protecting and providing education to girls and persons with disabilities.

5. Iyabo Ojo: Iyabo Ojo’s foundation was formerly named Sexy Pinky Ladies in 2011 but she had to change the name following insinuations that female members of the body were lesbians. She has since changed the name to Pinkies Foundation.

The primary aims of the group were bringing women together irrespective of age or social class, supporting each other and sharing ideas in business, health and improving family values.
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4. Uchemba Williams: Another male Nigerian celebrity who doesn’t get enough accolades for his benevolent acts and his unflinching capacity to help make the earth a better place for those around him is the actor, comedian and brand influencer Uchemba Williams. Over the period of the last 3 years, he has adopted over 3-4 less privileged children taking them off the streets and giving them scholarships and providing for all of their needs taking up a fatherly role in their lives. He also most recently helped a 67-widowed woman to build her uncompleted house where she has lived for 17years in a 1-room apartment. The house is now a beautifully furnished, completed 3-bedroom apartment. Now that’s a hero

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Most Charitable Nigerian Celebrities 

3. Tonto Dikeh: Tonto Charity Dikeh who is a Nigerian actress, has a foundation called Tonto Dikeh Foundation which aimed to give a better life for all displaced and less privileged women, girls, youths and children in Africa.

Her charity organisation caters for abused women, unwanted pregnancies as a result of Molestation/Rape and motherless children all around the world. She teamed up with hospitals, clinics, different charity organizations, churches, mosques, well-meaning personalities in the society and government to save souls. She kick-started her charity tour visiting the SOS Orphanage Home, Kib Eastern Region, Accra, Ghana.

2. Davido: Nigeria’s very own OBO, David Adeleke is the Nigerian celebrity taking the giving back ideology to a completely new level and new heights. The singer most recently blew the minds of also all and every Nigerian after as he challenged all of his friends and associates to contribute a sum of N100m, for his birthday as a donation that he will spread and give to numerous orphanage homes across the country.

But in the end, the donation received was twice as much the 100m for demanded as Davido ended up receiving a total of over N200m in donation, and he added N50m personally making it a total of N251m that was raised and set to be shared amongst orphanage homes in the country.

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This was done also as a birthday benevolent for his 29th birthday. However don’t get it wrong as Davido has always been known as a giver and this was his first, yeah maybe his biggest in public display yet. He has promised that next year will be way bigger we wait to see. Davido is the creator of the mantra #werisebyliftingothers.
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1. Don Jazzy: Don Baba J is probably the most influential and most accessible Nigerian celebrity on social media. He isn’t only very funny, engaging, popular but also very benevolent and is the true definition of #werisebyliftingothers. No Nigeria celebrity has featured in most comical skits than he has, always willing to use his platform to help lift and support upcoming acts and talents. don jazzy
Always willing to help push and support the Nigerian brand and the Nigerian entertainment brand. Over the years he has engaged in several giveaways on his social media pages, while also regularly giving to charitable causes be it him contributing $11,000 to a fundraiser or him supporting to pay for a person final year school fees. Don Jazzy is the most altruistic Nigerian celebrity.
Honourable Mentions:
Now in truth this list is limited because there are a lot of Nigerian celebrities also popular for their charitable acts, but not all could make it to this list, that’s why we would give them an honourable mention as one of the most charitable Nigerian celebrities below; 

Jude Odion Ighalo

Yul Edochie

Eniola Badmus

Funke Akindele

Flavour

Nkechi Blessing

Toyin Abraham

2face Idibia

Obi Cubana

Cubana ChiefPriest…..#10Most Charitable Nigerian Celebrities AND honourable mentions

10 Most Charitable Nigerian Celebrities

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