UrbanMen has compiled a list of the most eligible single people in Nigeria, the primary criteria being wealth, looks, and skill/talent. That said, Mavin boss Don Jazzy leads the way, with former Miss World Agbani Darego leading the ranks of the spinsters.
View the full list below.
All Nigerian girls of marriageable age are committing a crime against humanity for keeping this man single because there is no sane reason why he is. If his high voltage talent as a super producer doesn’t sweep you off your feet or his robust bank account isn’t turning the butterflies in your tummies, shouldn’t one of you girl at least be curious to find out what’s hiding behind his oversized Ankara Pants.
Coming under mainstream recognition in 2006 during his participation in the Big Brother Nigeria reality show, Ebuka has since become a ladies man owing to his charming disposition and darling eloquence. Socially active, Ebuka’s charismatic styling can be caught on twitter, his columns on blogs and print publications as well on red carpets and TV gigs.
First ever Mr Nigeria now turned supermodel, this man is an Adonis in every sense of the word. Pretty and manly, even with his signature ‘fro, he oozes sex appeal whenever he turns up be it on the pages of glossy magazines or red carpet and even in real life. Little wonder the ladies can hardly get enough of him
This rap genius makes up for what he lacks in height in verbal dexterity. Listen to an MI track and you’re bound to be smitten by his poetic ability to turn random rap lyrics into masterpieces. With countless accolades locally and internationally on his sleeves, the aptly named Mr Incredible is a single force to reckon with in the rap game in Nigeria. He may have asked former Miss World to be his Val in a recent open letter, that shouldn’t hold you back from appreciating this petite glass of chocolate milk.
Pharmacist turned journalist, Tolu is few of his ilk who have successfully crossed the sciences to arts barrier. With a ‘CNN award for journalists’ gathering dust on his shelf and countless socially witty columns on blogs and newspapers, Tolu is an ideal man’s man. Why you ladies still let him run free a single man defies all logical rationalization.
Winner of AMMA for best upcoming actor in 2008, this eye candy has come a long way climbing swiftly through the ranks since he first hit the screens in Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) reality TV show for aspiring actors. Since bursting onto the scene, he has proven to critics far and near that he’s more than just a pretty face, what with his starring roles in many of Nollywood Box-office earning flicks, with the most recent being his role in film adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Half Of a Yellow Sun.’ Dashing and talented, O.C remains a sex stud to swooning girls and fans.
His name may not strike an immediate chord, but the eligible man is the founder of Jobberman; that top site that caters to job searches in the country. If you are the sort of broad who is turned by smarts and a shelf of awards, this right here is your dream man. From the UN to Gold Man Sachs to MIT, he’s has working experience with them all. And by the way he is only 28 and has a background in medicine. So don’t worry, money won’t be an issue
Midfielfer for the national team and center man for Chelsea FC, this dreadlock sporting footballer possess a unique way of distracting [female] fans not necessarily for his skillfulness but rather his kiss-me-now baby face. Though an outstanding soccer champ to boot, he remains a precious sight to behold as a player and as a winkingly handsome lad.
Don’t laugh! Heels wearing, crazy trannies need love too. [S]he is single and successful. Somebody please put a ring on it seeing as Goldie (RIP) won’t.
Taking the world by storm in 2001 at age 19, this Amazonian goddess made history of being the first African of color to wear the crown as Miss World. A mega successful career in modeling, a degree in Psychology from NYU, 12 years later she remains on the market as one of the most beautiful women in the world.
Julia Roberts of Africa! Yes you read that right. Arguably the best actress in modern Nigeria, this Nollywood diva has become synonymous to the biggest film industry in Africa. Endorsement deals [she’s the brand ambassador for Range Rover Evoque in Nigeria] and catalogs of box-office breaking movies later [Ije, Tango with me and Dr Bello], her acting chops has not just garnered her worldwide fan base and acclaim, but made her the darling of both men and womenfolk as a lover of choice.
Gossip Blogger extraordinaire, this woman has single handedly turned the grimy business of amebo pundit into a lucrative enterprise. And FYI she just purchased an Infinity Jeep. Pretty and rich, còugar hunters and bachelors, do yourselves a favor and hook up with her fast.
Host, Model, Actress and pop culture fodder are few of the many credentials of this sex siren. Constantly evolving in her field of work and fashion styling, the Studio 53 Extra lady transcends every sphere of the entertainment industry. With a drop-dead gorgeous doll face and svelte physique, she is the poster woman for the model-esque spinster.
Since winning the Miss Nigeria pageant in 2005, Omowunmi remains a household name in social circles as an epitome of class and fashion icon of sorts due to her poise and scene-stealing sense of style. Currently pursuing a second degree in King’s College England, this ex-beauty queen is a sheer testament to girl power.
A rare breed in her own space, Ruth is never one to fit your stereotypical female: attorney one day, real estate guru the next and fashion entrepreneur in between. A successful career in law and CEO position at 3Invest; her real estate consulting firm, Ruth continues to up the worth of her credentials as she’s also an OAP on classic FM and Beat FM where she hosts ‘Real Estate on Air’. As her empire continues to grow, her fashion label Ruru is responsible for some beautiful clothes in the fashion market, while a prestigious awards event in real estate that would recognize the outstanding contributions of real estate agents and developers in the country — brainchild of her company 3Invest — is in the works. Why again are people like this single? A case of good things don’t come easy?
Yeah you guessed right, this is an afterthought. Creating a name out of controversy more than her actual talent, this actress has put her critics to shame time and time again who’s the boss. With a filmy career in Nollywood and eardrum-tearing attempt in music, Tonto has the world at her fingertips. What we would truly love however is for a knight with shining taste in music to POKO her in the family way on time and let her take a shot at a profession she might truly be good at: motherhood.