If there is one thing Nigerians have, it is talent, we are so talented in this country and the trending #WeAreNigerianCreatives hashtag on Twitter attests to this.
A young Nigerian, Bunmi Olaloye started the hashtag movement for Nigerians to showcase their creative works online.
Starting a hashtag to celebrate and appreciate Nigerian creatives✊🏾
— Olaloye Bunmi 🎨 (@gangwolf360) February 23, 2018
The hashtag has gotten so many entries from different creative fields and we are awed by all the talents and hardwork of Nigerians everywhere.
Here are some really cool entries
I’m Shade R. Fagorusi,
I am a Nigerian artist,
I achieve my paintings with needle and knitting wool.
My works has no pigment, no water, no brush….just needle and thread.#WeAreNigerianCreatives pic.twitter.com/TILBZ1keNR
— Folashade Fagorusi (@shadefagorusi) February 28, 2018
— Nnadi Ikechukwu 🇳🇬 (@NnadiArts1) February 25, 2018
My name is Femi and for as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by stop motion as an animation technique.
This is an example of the kinds of things I create with the magic of stop motion.#WeAreNigerianCreatives pic.twitter.com/7sH0O0yI3d
— 🤓 (@TheGrandVezir) March 1, 2018
Hi, I’m Joshua Oluwagbemiga. A UI/UX designer enthusiastic about futurism. These are some of my works. #WeAreNigerianCreatives 🇳🇬🇳🇬
See more on dribbble: https://t.co/uiEvJh7x9Q pic.twitter.com/nrkTT9u5Tp
— Joshua Oluwagbemiga 🇳🇬 (@JoAccord) February 27, 2018
— Reedor shades (@Reedor02) March 5, 2018
— Sodi (@jideunconformed) February 28, 2018
Nnedi Okorafor – Naijamerican professor, rudimentary cyborg & World Fantasy, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of over 14 books of African scifi, magical futurism, juju fantasy & mystical realism. #WeAreNigerianCreatives pic.twitter.com/Q0v03zHWcc
— Nnedi Okorafor, PhD (@Nnedi) February 26, 2018
— Ujj (@Uju_SO) February 28, 2018
— Gbenga E Ajetomobi (@HBd_Animations) February 26, 2018
— ayo filade (@ayodraws) February 24, 2018
— princess kay (@princess_kay__) February 28, 2018
— olumurewa Ogunkoya (@olumurewa) February 24, 2018
— Ajayi Tolani (@tolz_baby) March 1, 2018
My name is Aniekan Williams. I am a self taught PHOTOGRAPHER, raised in the city of Lagos.
— Aniekan Williams (@AniekanWills) February 27, 2018
Hi. I am Oreoluwa Adelabu. I paint with beads, I also make home craft from recycled materials. I am from Ekiti, I love animals and a beautiful environment. #WeAreNigerianCreatives pic.twitter.com/t1piPyHr0V
— oreoluwa_art (@oreoluwaart) February 25, 2018
— sagir carpenter (@SagirCarpenter) March 4, 2018
Hi… I’m Nelly Ating, a female photojournalist documenting stories of Boko Haram survivors in the Northeast.
— Nelly Ating (@NellyAting) February 28, 2018
Hi, I am Abisola Isaiah ODEBODE by name from Nigeria. I am paints producer. I produce paints like emulsion, flex, flexcote, gloss, satin,stucco,tarolin,texcote, marble trowel,etc #WeAreNigerianCreatives pic.twitter.com/gQTlVg6JRJ
— Abisola Odebode (@abisolaodebode) March 4, 2018
There are so many other cool ones, check the hastag #WeAreNigerianCreatives out on Twitter!