Nigeria

Onorede Ehwareme Nigeria boxer

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Onorede Ehwareme also Onorede Ohwarieme (born November 25, 1987) is an amateur boxer from Nigeria. He qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in the super heavyweight division. At the 2nd AIBA African 2008 Olympic Qualifying Tournament held in Windhoek, Namibia, the first and second-place finisher in his division qualified for …

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Rasheed Lawal Nigeria boxer

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Rasheed Olawale Lawal (born August 13, 1983) is a Nigerian amateur boxer who qualified for the 2008 Olympics in the lightweight division. At the 2007 All-Africa Games he lost to Herbert Nkabiti at junior welterweight and went down a division. He finished second at the 2nd AIBA African 2008 Olympic …

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Moussa Kaka Nigeria radio journalist

Moussa Kaka Nigeria radio journalist

Moussa Kaka is a Nigerien radio journalist and director of Maradi based station Saraounia FM, as well as a correspondent for France’s Radio France International. He has twice been arrested by the government of President Mamadou Tandja over his reporting. He is at the center of a 2008 court case …

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Moustapha Alassane Nigeria Filmmaker

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Moustapha Alassane (1942–17 March 2015) was a Nigerien filmmaker. BIOGRAPHY Born in 1942 in N’Dougou (Niger), Moustapha Alassane graduated in mechanics. However, in the Rouch IRSH in Niamey he learns the cinematographic technique and becomes one of its main researchers. Jean Rouch allows Alassane’s education and accommodation in Canada, where …

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Adebayo Faleti Nigeria actor

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Adebayo Faleti (born 26 December 1930) is a Nigerian poet, journalist, writer and actor. He is also known as a Yoruba translator, a broadcaster, TV exponent and a pioneer of the first television station in Africa, Western Nigeria Television (WNTV). He was responsible for translating Nigeria’s National Anthem from English …

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Onyekachi Nwoha Nigeria Footballer

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Onyekachi Paul Nwoha (born 28 February 1983 in Aba) is a Nigerian footballer who is currently playing for Sabah FA, having recently played for Kelantan FA in the Malaysia Super League. CLUB CAREER Onyekachi Nwoha began his career with FC Spiders, before he transferred to Enyimba International F.C. in 2001. …

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Osas Idehen Nigeria Footballer

Osas Idehen Nigeria Footballer

Osamudienwen Idehen (born May 13, 1990 in Benin City, Edo state), is a Nigerian footballer. who plays as a striker for Abia Warriors F.C. am olaye osayomwambor from benin

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Niyi Osundare Nigeria writer

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Niyi Osundare (born in 1947 in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria) is a prolific poet, dramatist and literary critic. He gained degrees at the University of Ibadan (BA), the University of Leeds (MA) and York University, Canada (PhD, 1979). Previously professor (from 1989) and Head of English (1993–97) at the University …

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Majek Fashek Nigeria musician

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Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, is a Nigerian reggae singer-songwriter and guitarist. In his homeland he is best known for the 1988 album Prisoner of Conscience which included the single “Send Down the Rain”, winning him several awards. Also known as The Rainmaker, he has also worked with …

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Izu Azuka Nigeria Footballer

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Izu Azuka (born 24 May 1989) is a Nigerian football player who most recently played for Turkish side Yeni Malatyaspor. CLUB CAREER On 26 November 2008, Azuka signed a two-year contract with Algerian club JS Kabylie after playing with Nigerian side Sharks F.C. In December 2010, his contract was not …

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