No Nigerian On Time’s 100 Most Influential People In The World 2016 Edition

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Time Magazine released its 2016 edition of the Time 100 and shockingly, no Nigerian made the kist. Pres. Buhari, Oby Ezekwesili and Chimamanda Adichie have made the list in the past. The list was divided into 5 categories – Leaders, Titans, Pioneers, Artists and Icons. See the full list below:

Pioneers; Aziz Ansari, Caitlyn Jenner, Laura Esserman, Shelley Hwang, Palmer Luckey, Sunita Narain, Roy Choi, Felix Kjellberg (a.k.a. PewDiePie), Hope Jahren, Dan Carder, Nadia Murad, Lee Berger, Mussie Zerai, Marc Edwards, Mona Hanna-Attisha, Christiana Figueres, Alan Stern, Raj Panjabi, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Gina Rodriguez, Kathy Niakan, Kip Thorne, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Titans: Tim Cook, Binny Bansalm, Sachin Bansal, Yuri Milner, Mohammed bin Nayef, Katie Ledecky, Dwayne Johnson, Pope Francis, Sundar Pichai, Wang Jianlin, Kathleen Kennedy, Eli Broad, Stephen Curry, Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg.

Artists: Kendrick Lamar, Gael García Bernal, Taraji P. Henson, Melissa McCarthy, Elena Ferrante, Riccardo Tisci, Ryan Coogler, Ariana Grande, Idris Elba, Bjarke Ingels, Oscar Isaac, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Guo Pei Julia, Louis-Dreyfus, Mark Rylance, Charlize Theron, Yayoi Kusama, Priyanka Chopra.

Leaders: Kim Jong Un, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Vladimir Putin, Paul Ryan, Diana Natalicio, Lori Robinson, Lester Holt, Queen Máxima, Ted Cruz, François Hollande, Darren Walker,James Comey, Raghuram Rajan, Hillary Clinton, Aung San Suu Kyi, Sergio Moro, Justin Trudeau, Xi Jinping, Barack Obama, Mauricio Macri, Jaha Dukureh, Reince Priebus, Tsai Ing-wen, Sean MacFarland, Bernie Sanders, Nikki Haley, Jin Liqun, Donald Trump. Angela Merkel, John Kerry, Christine Lagarde.

Icons: Nicki Minaj, Lewis Hamilton, Usain Bolt, Marilynne Robinson, Karlie Kloss, Jordan Spieth, Alejandro González, Iñárritu, Adele, Tu Youyou, Denis Mukwege, Sania Mirza, Ronda Rousey, Leonardo DiCaprio.

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