#ManCrushMonday Ali Baba, Nigeria's godfather of comedy

Ali Baba whose real name is Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere is the pioneer of the stand-up comedy business in Nigeria.

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Today’s Man Crush Monday is the godfather of Nigerian comedy Ali Baba.

Ali Baba whose real name is Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere is the pioneer of the stand-up comedy business in Nigeria.

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Comedian Ali Baba

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The 50 year old comedian comes from the royal family of Agbarha Otor in Warri, Delta state.

He started performing at corporate events and TV shows as well. Prior to him doing comedy full time there was no full time comedian in Nigeria. He created his company Alibaba Hicuppuray 3, and branded himself to corporate Nigeria by putting his face on billboards in Lagos.

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Ali Baba

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In a short while Ali Baba became the number one comedian in Nigeria, and the preferred MC for most societal weddings.