South South Nigeria is one of the geopolitical zones of Nigeria, consisting of 6 states such as Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Rivers. South South Nigeria provides the economic mainstream of the country. It also makes up a significant number of people in Nigeria's population.
Governor Yahya Bello of Kogi State spent the last few weeks meeting with prominent Sport figure that are of Nigerian descent. Football or Sport in general has transcend from being just a game in the last years. Sport has become an avenue to pass information and raise awareness about contemporary issues because of the number spectators that it garners.
Fan Reacts To Kamaru Usman's Post About Antetokounmpo Brothers Says They Don't Identify With Nigeria
Nigerian-American Mixed Martial Artist Champion Kamaru Usman just took to his Facebook page a few minutes ago to post a statement regarding the Antetokounmpo brothers who have made history recently in NBA. The brothers who are players for popular American Basketball club, Milwaukee Bucks made Nigeria proud as they won the NBA championship for the club, an achievement which ended the drought that they had been facing for over 50 years.
Nigerian and Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello on Thursday. This is coming days after Nigerian-American professional mixed martial artist, Kamaru Usman and former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi also paid a courtesy visit to Governor Yahaya Bello.
Deontay Wilder who is an ex boxing champion has recently come out to amaze the world by revealing that his state of origin is Edo state in Nigeria. He said all this in a video which has already gone viral on YouTube, he said that though he has never visited Nigeria but he is is making plans to see his home country.
A recent photo of Burna boy spending time with American actor and model, Tyson Beckford, United States-based Nigerian disc jockey, DJ Dozzy Ross and popular Nigerian-American professional mixed martial artist, Kamaru Usman has surfaced online. Photo credit: Burna Boy on Instagram. The Popular Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper and dancer have been spending quality time in the United States after winning his third BET Best International Act Award a couple of days ago and he used the opportunity to hang out with the three black celebrities listed above.
Kamaru Usman has ruled out possibilities of fighting his compatriot Israel Adesanya in the nearest future. Usman who is currently in Nigeria made this known while speaking with a Lagos based radio, Beat 99.9 FM on Monday. Usman, is the UFC welterweight champion, he set a new record in the division after knocking out Jorge Masvidal to retain his welterweight title at April’s UFC 261 event.
Nigerian-American Mixed Martial Artist and UFC Welter Weight champion Kamaru Usman just posted a statement that shocked a lot of fans a few hours ago, the gifted fighter who is widely known by his opponents as the Nigerian Nightmare said, and I quote, “I wan beat person Pikin again”.
Kamaru Usman is a Nigerian Mixed Martial Artist (MMA) who has been making his country proud with his achievements in the UFC welterweight division. He was born in Auchi, Edo state on the 11th May 1987. He spent his younger years in his hometown in Auchi before moving to the US, alongside the rest of his family, to join his dad who had previously travelled abroad in search of greener pastures.
Kamaru Usman and Israel Adesanya are two of the best fighters in the UFC at the moment. While Kamaru Usman ruling the Welterweight category , Israel Adesanya is the reigning middleweight champion. The duo are regarded as the untouchables in their respective category, due to their long winning streaks and how they outclassed every opponent to cemente their place in history of the fighting company.
Opinion: Sowore's criticism towards Kamaru Usman for visiting some Nigerian leaders is disrespectful
The current welterweight UFC champion, Kamaru Usman was known to have made his way to Nigeria some days ago where many were pleased to welcome him, admiring his interest to show love to his country when he made a visit to some of the leaders who have taken the responsibility to protect the lives and properties of it's citizens.
UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, has shed more light on why he opted out of wrestling for mixed martial arts, essentiallysports.com can report. In an exclusive interview with True Geordie, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ revealed that he was underpaid as a wrestler and that, in turn, made it difficult for him to have the lifestyle he desired.
Nigerian and reigning UFC Champions, Israel Adesanya (Middleweight) and Kamaru Usman (Welterweight) have been nominated for the highly prestigious 2021 World Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) awards. Following his recent success and incredible knockout win against Jorge Masvidal in April 2021, Kamarudeen Usman, Professionally known as Kamaru Usman (born May 11, 1987) was nominated in the Male Fighter of the Year and Knockout of the year categories.
The UFC reigning Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman popularly called 'Nigerian Nightmare' in an interview with BBC News Pikgin revealed 2 things he misses two much about his ancestral home if not in Nigeria. Recall that he visited the country few days ago after a long time he had left to United States of America.
Not fearing his status as the strongest Welterweight fighter, Williams Uchemba gathers up confidence to tell Kamaru Usman is burning desire to lay hands on him. The Nollywood actor and child comedian, William Uchemba met up with UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman as seen in a video shared on his verified Instagram page, explaining in the video how each time he sees the mixed martial artist, he grows urge to beat him.
Kamaru Usman is a UFC Fighter, who was born in Nigeria, but he immigrated to the United States of America with his family when he was just 8-years-old. He is fondly called The Nigerian Nightmare by his fans. According to him, he said he looked at his passport and realized that he hadn't been home since he was a kid, so he knew it was time to be back home.
I suffer now because for me, the pain of failure is greater than the thrill of success- Kamaru Usman
Just a few minutes ago, Nigerian Mixed Martial Artist Champion, Kamaru Usman, shared a new photo with a caption on his social media page on Facebook. He said, and I quote, “I suffer now because for me, the pain of failure is greater than the thrill of success”
It is now becoming a routine among Nigerian celeribities to visit the Executive Governor of Kogi State, Yahya Bello. Just within a week, at least, three Nigerian stars have gone to the state to pay a solidarity visit. They didn't go alone but with their jerseyi and champion belts.
Kamarudeen Usman popularly known as "Kamaru" was born on May 11th, in Edo state in the year 1987. He is a Nigerian by birth but based in America. Kamaru is a mixed martial artist, and a former freestyle wrestler. He currently competes in Walter weight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship ( UFC), where he is the reigning UFC Walter weight champion.
Embattled Nigerian socialite, popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi, according to a press statement by United States Department of Justice alleged that he bribed Nigeria’s celebrated police office, Abba Alhaji Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police (DCP), to arrest a co-fraudster, Vincent, in a whopping $1.1m deal, US court documents reveal.