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Grace Apiafi Nigeria Athletics competitor

Grace Apiafi (born November 27, 1958) is a former track and field athlete from Nigeria, who competed in the shot put and discus throw events during her career. She represented her native West African country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, where she didn’t reach the final …

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George Thompson Sekibo Nigeria politician

George Thompson Sekibo Nigeria politician

Senator George Thompson Sekibo CON is a Nigerian senator who represents the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State. He became a member of the Nigerian Senate in 2007. BACKGROUND George Thompson Sekibo was born on 1 April 1957 in Ogu Town, Rivers State. He obtained a B. Tech Architecture …

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Gbenga Aluko Nigeria senator

Gbenga Aluko Nigeria senator

Gbenga Daniel Aluko (born 20 July 1963) was elected Senator for the Ekiti South constituency of Ekiti State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999. BIRTH AND EARLY CAREER Aluko was born on …

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Gbenga Bareehu Ashafa Nigeria politician

Gbenga Bareehu Ashafa Nigeria politician

Gbenga Bareehu Ashafa (born 22 July 1955) is a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from Lagos State. He represents Lagos East in the current 7th National Assembly. Senator Ashafa is the Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Lands, Housing and Urban Development. He is also a member of the following …

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Gbeneme Friday Nigeria footballer

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Gbeneme Friday (born 28 January 1985) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a forward for Villa 2000 in the Liga Indonesia Premier Division. CAREER Mumbai Friday signed for Mumbai F.C. from Indonesian club, Persih Tembilahan in 2011. On 14 April 2012 Friday scored four goals for Mumbai against HAL …

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Garba Duba Nigeria politician

Garba Duba is a retired Nigerian Army Lieutenant General who was Governor of Bauchi State, Nigeria from July 1978 to October 1979 during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo, and Administrator of Sokoto State from January 1984 to August 1985 during the military regime of Major General Muhammadu Buhari. …

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Funso Aiyejina Nigeria Poet

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Funso Aiyejina (born 1949 in Ososo, Edo State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian poet, short story writer, playwright, and Dean of Humanities and Education, at the University of the West Indies. His collection of short fiction, The Legend of the Rockhills and Other Stories, won the 2000 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Best …

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Funsho Williams Nigeria politician

Funsho Williams Nigeria politician

Anthony Olufunsho Williams (May 9, 1948 – July 27, 2006) was an influential politician from Lagos State and former Commissioner under Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola’s Military Administration in Lagos. EARLY LIFE Funsho Williams attended the St. Paul’s Catholic school at Ebute Metta and later St Gregory’s College, Lagos. In 1968, he …

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Franklin Egobi Nigeria boxer

Franklin George Egobi (born 14 July 1976 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a professional Nigerian heavyweight boxer from Tooting, London. His professional record stands at 15 wins, 10 by way of knock-out, four losses in 19 bouts. BOXING CAREER Nicknamed “the Prince”, Egobi started his boxing career in South Africa, making …

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Frank Nweke Nigeria politician

Frank Nweke Nigeria politician

Frank Nweke Jr. is a Nigerian politician who was Minister of Youth, Minister of Information and then Minister of Information and Communications during the second term of President Olusegun Obasanjo (2003–2007). He is currently vying for the position of Senate in the Enugu East Senatorial District. BACKGROUND Frank Nweke was …

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