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RELIGION

7 Famous People From South-South Nigeria That Are Muslims (Photos)

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.

  1 year ago ago
7 Famous People From South-South Nigeria That Are Muslims (Photos)

SPORTS

Political move or Interest in Sport - Photos of Governor Yahya Bello with 6 Nigerian Football Stars

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.

  1 year ago ago
Political move or Interest in Sport - Photos of Governor Yahya Bello with 6 Nigerian Football Stars

SPORTS

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.

  1 year ago ago
Fan Reacts To Kamaru Usman's Post About Antetokounmpo Brothers Says They Don't Identify With Nigeria

SPORTS

Photos: Nigerian Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho Pays Courtesy Visit To Governor Yahaya Bello

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.

  1 year ago ago
Photos: Nigerian Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho Pays Courtesy Visit To Governor Yahaya Bello

SPORTS

Ex boxing champion says he is from Edo State, Nigeria.

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.

  1 year ago ago
Ex boxing champion says he is from Edo State, Nigeria.

ENTERTAINMENT

Burna Boy meets American actor, Tyson Beckford, DJ Dozzy Ross & Nigerian fighter, Kamaru Usman

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.

  1 year ago ago
Burna Boy meets American actor, Tyson Beckford, DJ Dozzy Ross & Nigerian fighter, Kamaru Usman

SPORTS

No amount of money can make me fight Israel Adesanya, Says Kamaru Usman

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.

  1 year ago ago
No amount of money can make me fight Israel Adesanya, Says Kamaru Usman

SPORTS

“I Wan Beat Person Pikin Again”-MMA Champion Kamaru Usman Says In Preparation For His Next Fight

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”.

  11 months ago ago
“I Wan Beat Person Pikin Again”-MMA Champion Kamaru Usman Says In Preparation For His Next Fight

SPORTS

Checkout amazing records held by Kamaru Usman, the UFC fighter who was seen at the Lagos food bank

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.

  1 year ago ago
Checkout amazing records held by Kamaru Usman, the UFC fighter who was seen at the Lagos food bank

SPORTS

Opinion : Why Kamaru Usman and Israel Adesanya should go head-to-head in the Octagon

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.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion : Why Kamaru Usman and Israel Adesanya should go head-to-head in the Octagon

SPORTS

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.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Sowore's criticism towards Kamaru Usman for visiting some Nigerian leaders is disrespectful

SPORTS

Kamaru Explains Why He Left Wrestling For MMA

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.

  1 year ago ago
Kamaru Explains Why He Left Wrestling For MMA

SPORTS

UFC Champions Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya Nominated For World MMA Awards

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.

  1 year ago ago
UFC Champions Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya Nominated For World MMA Awards

SPORTS

UFC Champion, Kamaru Usman Reveals 2 Things He Likes Most About Nigeria

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.

  1 year ago ago
UFC Champion, Kamaru Usman Reveals 2 Things He Likes Most About Nigeria

SPORTS

"Something is telling me to beat Usman Kamaru" - Williams Uchemba jokingly says as he shared a post

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.

  1 year ago ago

SPORTS

Kamaru Usman Returned To Nigeria, See What A Massive Crowd Did To Him At Lagos Food Bank

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.

  1 year ago ago
Kamaru Usman Returned To Nigeria, See What A Massive Crowd Did To Him At Lagos Food Bank

SPORTS

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”

  1 year ago ago
I suffer now because for me, the pain of failure is greater than the thrill of success- Kamaru Usman

SPORTS

Mixed Reactions As Kelechi Iheanacho Visits Gov Yahya Bello (Photos)

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.

  1 year ago ago
Mixed Reactions As Kelechi Iheanacho Visits Gov Yahya Bello (Photos)

SPORTS

The Return of Kamaru Usman After Two Decades

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.

  1 year ago ago
The Return of Kamaru Usman After Two Decades

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: See Court Documents Indicting Abba Kyari, Others, Kamaru Usman Nominated For MMA

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.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: See Court Documents Indicting Abba Kyari, Others, Kamaru Usman Nominated For MMA