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Ali Nuhu, Sani Danja, Maryam Booth 10 biggest Kannywood stars on Twitter

Interestingly, the practitioners in this genre of Nollywood have become not only the darlings of audiences but some of the most followed individuals on Twitter.

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Kannywood is a branched out arm of the Nigerian film industry, with concentration on the viewers in the Northern part of the country.

Interestingly, the practitioners in this genre of Nollywood have become not only the darlings of audiences but some of the most followed individuals on Twitter.

Here is a list of the top 10 biggest Kannywood stars on Twitter, with numbers of their followers and tweets.

Ali Nuhu play

Ali Nuhu, holding an award.

(Hausa TV)


Ali Nuhu leads the pack with 69, 4111 followers and 16, 376 tweets to his credit. His position as the most followed Kannywood star comes as no surprise with the volume of films he has starred in, produced and directed. Following 1, 379 people on the social medium platform, Ali remains one of the most decorated Kannywood star.

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Maryam Booth



Maryam Booth follows Ali Nuhu with an interesting 45, 584 followers and 5, 079  tweets. With a large fan base in the Northern Nigeria, Maryam follows 1,065 people on twitter.

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Nafisat Abdullahi



Nafisa Abdullahi occupies the third position with a laudable 30, 111 followers and 2, 627  tweets. This award winning actress follows just 422 individuals with a large number of retweets.

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Rahama Sadau



Rahama Sadau is a 22-years old movie star that has an amazing followership of 27, 338 followers on Twitter and follows just about 605 individuals on the network. Vibrant and more visible on the social networking site, Priyanka as she's fondly referred to has 13, 001 tweets.

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Sani Danja

(Premium Times)


Sani Danja is a popular movie star that follows the footsteps on Ali Nuhu and remains one of the popular Kannywood stars in Nigeria with a total of 26, 701 followers and 8, 818 tweets. With quite a number of retweets, Danja follows 12, 277 people on Twitter.

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Hadiza Aliyu Gabon

(Hausa TV)


Hadiza Aliyu Gabon is another movie star with a large followership of 24, 034 followers on Twitter. Gabon has tweeted 1,869 times follows only 230 people.

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Aminu Saira



Aminu Saira follows Gabon with a total of 22,371 followers and 3, 273 tweets which mostly informs fans and followers her activities in the movie world. He follows 109 people.

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Fatima Wash



Fati Washa is an upcoming actress who follows just 138 people but commands a followership of 17, 684 individuals on Twitter. Wash has tweeted 1, 023 tweets and has a number of retweets to her credit.

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Adam Zango

(Kannywood Blog)


Adam A Zango occupies position nine with a total of 11, 826 followers. Though he recently joined the social networking site, Zango follows 283 Twitter users and has tweeted 832 times since joining the medium.

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Nazifi Asnanic



Nazifi Asnanic holds the 10th position with 11, 012 followers and only 184 tweets. He follows 224 Twitter users most of who are his colleagues, friends and associates.

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