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Haruna Babangida Nigeria footballer

Haruna Babangida Nigeria footballer

HARUNA BABANGIDA Haruna Babangida (born 1 October 1982 in Kaduna) is a Nigerian footballer who last played for Maltese Premier League side Mosta F.C.. Babangida is a hard working, quick right wing who can also play on the left side. He is the younger brother of Tijani Babangida and Ibrahim …

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Seun Adigun Nigeria Sprinter

Seun Adigun Nigeria Sprinter

SEUN ADIGUN Seun Adigun (born 3 January 1987, Algonquin, Illinois) is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, but did not qualify from her heat. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes Representing  Nigeria 2009 World …

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Hakeem Olajuwon Nigeria Basketball player

Hakeem Olajuwon Nigeria Basketball player

HAKEEM OLAJUWON Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon (/əˈlaɪʒuːˌɒn/; [olaɟuwɔ̃]; born January 21, 1963), formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American retired professional basketball player. From 1984 to 2002, he played the center position in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors. He led the Rockets …

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Nduka Awazie Nigeria sprinter

Nduka Awazie Nigeria sprinter

NDUKA AWAZIE Nduka Awazie (born 4 April 1981) is a Nigerian athlete and Olympic medalist and the 400 meters world Junior Champion. He won the world junior title at the 8th IAAF World Junior Championship held in 1998 Annecy, France. He attended Eastern Michigan University. Awazie was part of the …

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Ene Franca Idoko Nigeria sprinter

Ene Franca Idoko Nigeria sprinter

ENE FRANCA IDOKO Ene Franca Idoko (born 15 June 1985, in Benue State) is a Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. Her personal best time over 100 m is 11.14 seconds, achieved in July 2008 in Abuja. Her personal best time over 60 m is 7.09 seconds, achieved …

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Abdulwaheed Afolabi Nigeria footballer

Abdulwaheed Afolabi Nigeria footballer

ABDULWAHEED AFOLABI Abdulwaheed Afolabi (born December 8, 1991 in Kaduna) is a Nigerian professional football player who last played in the Moldovan National Division for Saxan Gagauz Yeri. CAREER Afolabi went on trial with Black Leopards of the South African Premier Soccer League in August 2011, but negotiations broke down …

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Emmanuel Olisadebe Nigeria Polish footballer

Emmanuel Olisadebe Nigeria Polish footballer

EMMANUEL OLISADEBE Emmanuel Olisadebe (ɛmaˈnuɛl olisaˈdɛbɛ) (born 22 December 1978) is a retired footballer who played as a striker. He began his career with Jasper United, going on to have a successful career with Polonia Warsaw where in 2000 he won the Ekstraklasa, Ekstraklasa Cup and Polish SuperCup. He also …

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Victor Obinna Nigeria footballer

Victor Obinna Nigeria footballer

VICTOR OBINNA Victor Nsofor Obinna (born 25 March 1987) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a second striker for SV Darmstadt. BIOGRAPHY Obinna in Igbo, literally means “father’s heart”. He played for Chievo in Italy’s Serie B, having played regularly in Serie A with the club until their relegation …

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Henry Okah Nigeria guerrilla leader

Henry Okah Nigeria guerrilla leader

HENRY OKAH Henry Okah (born 1965, Lagos State, Nigeria) is the assumed Nigerian guerrilla leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND); a title he denies. OVERVIEW MEND has claimed responsibility for attacks on oil companies operating in the Niger Delta, often through the use of …

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Joseph Yobo Nigeria footballer

Joseph Yobo Nigeria footballer

JOSEPH YOBO Joseph Phillip Yobo (born 6 September 1980) is a former Nigerian professional footballer who played as a centre back. He was the captain of the Nigerian national team until his international football retirement in June 2014, and he is Nigeria’s record appearance holder. EARLY YEARS Yobo’s birthplace is …

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