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Babafemi Ogundipe Nigeria politician and general

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Babafemi Ogundipe (6 September 1924 – 20 November 1971) was the de facto Vice President of Nigeria during Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi’s 1966 military government. He was born on September 6, 1924 to Yoruba parents from Ago-Iwoye, in present-day Ogun State in western Nigeria. He joined the Royal West African Frontier Force …

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Ekene Ibekwe Nigeria professional basketball player

Ekene Ibekwe Nigerian-American professional basketball player

Ekenechukwu Brian “Ekene” Ibekwe (born July 19, 1985) is an American-Nigerian professional basketball player for Uşak Sportif of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL). He played college basketball for the University of Maryland at College Park and represents the Nigerian national basketball team in international competition. HIGH SCHOOL CAREER Ibekwe …

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Kenneth Gyang Nigeria film director

Kenneth Gyang Nigeria film director

Kenneth Gyang is a young filmmaker in Nigeria and was born in Barkin Ladi of Plateau State, Nigeria. He studied Film Production at the National Film Institute in Jos and screenwriting at Gaston Kaboré’s IMAGINE in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Two of his short films as well as a script titled …

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Kiki Omeili Nigeria actress

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Nkiruka ‘Kiki’ Omeili is a Nigerian Television and film actress, best known for her role as Lovette in the TV series Lekki Wives. She is also known for her role in her first feature film in 2012, Married but Living Single, where she played the role of the antagonistic Titi …

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Kam Selem Nigeria polilce officer

Kam Selem was a Nigerian policeman, who became Inspector General of the Nigerian Police, a post he held from 1966-1975 during the military rule of General Yakubu Gowon. At the time of the January 66 coup led by Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, Dikko Yusufu was acting Inspector General since the …

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Kalu Ikeagwu Nigeria actor

Kalu Ikeagwu Nigeria actor

Kalu Egbui Ikeagwu is a British-Nigerian actor and writer. As an actor, he has received several awards and nominations for his performances on screen. EARLY LIFE Kalu was born in England but was relocated to Nigeria by his dad at the age of 9 due to fears from his parents …

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Isa Yuguda Nigeria politician

Isa Yuguda Nigeria politician

Mallam Isa Yuguda was elected Governor of Bauchi State, Nigeria in April 2007 on the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) platform. In April 2009 he changed allegiance from the ANPP to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Yaguda was reelected governor on 28 April 2011. BACKGROUND Isa Yuguda was an ethnic …

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Isa Mohammed Military Governor of Gongola State, Nigeria

Wing Commander (retired) Isa Mohammed was appointed Military Governor of Gongola State, Nigeria from December 1987 to December 1989 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. As governor, acting on instructions from Babangida’s second in command, Vice Admiral Augustus Aikhomu, he refused to confer the staff of office to …

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