Nigeria

Joy Ogwu Nigeria politician and diplomat

Joy Ogwu Nigeria politician and diplomat

Joy Uche Angela Ogwu (born August 22, 1946) is a former Foreign Minister of Nigeria and has been the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations in New York since 2008. She is the first woman to hold the post of Permanent Representative to the United Nations in the …

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King Osanga Nigeria Footballer

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King Moses Osanga (born 6 October 1990 in Jos) is a Nigerian football forward currently playing for White Star Bruxelles in Belgian Second Division. He signed with French side Sochaux. CAREER Osanga began his career on the youthside of Akwa United F.C., who were in 2007 promoted to the Nigeria …

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Alfonsas Eidintas Lithuanian diplomat

Alfonsas Eidintas Lithuanian diplomat

Alfonsas Eidintas (b. 4 January 1952 in Vaiguva, Kelmė District Municipality, Lithuania) is a historian, diplomat and novelist. He is Lithuania’s Ambassador to Greece. SCHOLAR Between 1969 and 1973, Alfonsas Eidintas studied history at Vilnius Pedagogical University. He went to serve as chief lecturer, docent, head of the Universal History …

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Salawa Abeni Nigeria Singer

Salawa Abeni Nigeria Singer

Salawa Abeni Alidu (born May 5, 1961) is a popular Nigerian singer. An Ijebu Yoruba from Ijebu Waterside, in Ogun State, she began her professional career in waka music when she released her debut album, Late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed, in 1976, on Leader Records. It became the first recording …

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Tosin Oke Nigeria triple jumper

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Tosin Oke (born 1 October 1980 in London, England) is a Nigerian track and field athlete, who competes in the triple jump. Born a dual national, he initially competed for Great Britain. He set the current UK junior indoor record and was 1 cm shy of the outdoor junior record. …

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Ezenwa Otorogu Nigeria Footballer

Ezenwa Otorogu Nigeria Footballer

Ezenwa Otorogu (born 13 May 1987 in Owerri) is a Nigerian footballer who plays for Hapoel Ashkelon in the Israeli second division. CLUB CAREER Tall striker who has been among Enyimba’s goal scorers this season 2008 with 15 goals in the league and 5 in the CAF Champions League. He …

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Fatai Ayinla Nigeria boxer

Fatai Ayinla-Adekunle (born May 6, 1939 in Ibadan, Oyo) is a retired amateur boxer from Nigeria, who is best known for winning the gold medal in the men’s heavyweight division (+ 81 kg) at the 1973 All-Africa Games in Lagos, Nigeria. Ayinla represented his native country twice at the Summer …

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Femi Ogunode Qatari sprinter of Nigeria descent

Femi Ogunode Qatari sprinter of Nigeria descent

Femi Seun Ogunode (born 15 May 1991 in Ondo City) is a Nigerian-born sprint athlete who competes internationally for Qatar. His personal best of 9.91 at 100 m makes him the current holder of the Asian 100m record. Ogunode made his international debut for Qatar at the 2010 Asian Games …

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Juwon Oshaniwa Nigeria footballer

Juwon Oshaniwa Nigeria footballer

Juwon Oshaniwa (born 14 September 1990) is a Nigerian international footballer who plays for Scottish club Heart of Midlothian, as a left back. He has previously played for Kwara United, Lobi Stars, Sharks in Nigeria, and Ashdod in Israel. Oshaniwa is a full international for Nigeria and played in the …

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Bassey Akpan Nigeria Football player

Bassey Akpan Nigeria Football player

Bassey Akpan (born January 6, 1984 in Eket, Akwa Ibom State) is a Nigerian football (soccer) player currently with Abia Warriors F.C. on loan from Bayelsa United. CAREER Akpan wears size 7½ or small 8 boot and loves jersey number 18. He has a Nigerian FA Cup bronze medal with …

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