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Get To Know Obi Cubana, Nigerian Businessman And Philanthropist

Obi Iyiegbu better known as Obi Cubana is a renowned Nigerian Businessman, entrepreneur, entertainer, philanthropist, and king of nightlife.

Early Life

Obi Cubana, a well-known Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, was born on April 12, 1975, in Oba, Anambra State, to Mr. and Mrs. Iyiegbu.

Obi is a native of Oba, a community in Anambra State’s Idemili-South Local Government Area, where he was born in the late 1970s as the fourth child of his parents’ grown-up children.

Obi received his elementary and secondary education at Central Primary School and Dennis Memorial Grammar School, respectively. He received both his First School Leaving Certificate and his West African Senior School Certificate there.

He was later admitted to the prestigious University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) in Enugu State, Nigeria. He studied Political Science at UNN and graduated with honors.

Career

Cubana owns the majority of the shares in ‘Cubana Group,’ Africa’s Most Palatial Ecstatic Hospitality Brand.

He began his career in Abuja, where he opened his first club (Ibiza Club) in 2006. He founded the ‘Cubana Group’ in 2009. This comes after his first venture, Ibiza Club, saw both success and failure.

Celebrities from all over the world, including Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid, and others, now frequent this club. Cardi B, a well-known American singer, also paid a visit to the club while in Nigeria for a show.

Awards/Recognitions

° Nigeria Film corporation Entertainment as Icon Award 2017

° Democracy Heroes Award 2018 as Democracy Entrepreneur of the year

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° Young Entrepreneur of the year 2016

° The RightVille School special leadership Award, May 2017

° Northern Nigeria Peace Summit/Award 2017 as Northern Nigeria Peace Builder of the year 2017

° Ghana-Nigeria Achievers Award 2017 as Inspiring Personality Award, 2017

Is Obi Cubana Married?

He has been married since 2008. He’s married to a lawyer and founder of KIEK Foundation, Ebele Iyiegbu with whom he has four children. All boys.

KIEK Foundation is a foundation founded by Obi Cubana’s wife, Ebele Iyiegbu to help and improve the lives of the less-privileged children academically, socially, and otherwise.

Obi Cubana Mother’s Burial

Mrs. Ezinne Iyiegbu, Cubana’s mother, died in December 2020. Ezenne Iyiegbu was laid to rest on July 18, 2021, but there was more. Because of how things turned out, her burial became one of the most popular in Nigeria. The event was attended by men of various dignitaries.

In fact, there was so much to eat and drink that it felt like a carnival. Furthermore, many friends and family members brought numerous items, including over 250 cows and money in various currencies.

Cubana honored his mother by purchasing a pendant and necklace worth up to $100,000,000.

To name a few, Obi Cubana received a foreign casket worth up to 30 million from a friend, a trailer load of Hero Beer from a friend, 46 cows from his former employee, Cubana Chief Priest, 30 bags of foreign rice from a friend, over 250 million from friends, and numerous other gifts and cash donations.

Net Worth

Obi’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million.

 

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