Davido Receives Officer of the Order of Niger (OON) for Contributions to Nigerian Music and Culture

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Davido, one of Nigeria’s most celebrated music icons, has been honored with the prestigious title of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).

President Muhammadu Buhari presented the national honor to David Adekeye, also known as Davido, along with several other notable individuals for their remarkable contributions to the progress and advancement of Nigeria.

Expressing his gratitude for this esteemed recognition, the 30-year-old DMW (Davido Music Worldwide) label founder took to his social media platforms to extend his appreciation to the government led by President Buhari.

The music sensation acknowledged the significance of the award, emphasizing his commitment to Nigerian music and culture.

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The Order of the Niger is one of Nigeria’s highest national honors, reserved for individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and achieved outstanding accomplishments in various fields.

By bestowing this title upon Davido, President Buhari has highlighted the artist’s immense impact on the Nigerian music industry and the cultural landscape of the country.


Davido has been a prominent figure in the Nigerian music scene, known for his infectious Afrobeat sound and captivating performances.

With numerous hit songs and collaborations, he has not only achieved remarkable success domestically but has also gained international recognition. This recognition as an Officer of the Order of the Niger further solidifies his position as a trailblazer and ambassador for Nigerian music on a global scale.

As Davido continues to make waves with his music and philanthropic efforts, this prestigious honor serves as a testament to his talent, hard work, and unwavering dedication to promoting Nigerian culture through his craft.

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