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What You Don’t Know About Obi Cubana

By Glam and Essence

Nigerians have been feasting their eyes on several social media handles on the happenings in Oba,the hometown of Obi Iyiegbu,popularly known as Oba Cubana.The reason is because of how all the happening boys across the country, stormed the community to attend the burial ceremony turned festival of Oba Cubana’s mother.
The extravaganza that was displayed in terms of money spraying and all has become the hottest topic on all social media,with many asking who Oba Cubana is and pondering on the source of his wealth.
That answer was promptly given by a writer,Faith Elukpo,who did a detailed profiling of the man,Oba Cubana and while he is well loved.Below is the piece.

“Obi Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana is a Nigerian Based businessman, entertainer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a show killer, he is the chairman and the owner of the popular Cubana groups.

OBI CUBANA is from Oba, a community in Demili-South Local Government Area in Anambra State, Nigeria.

Real name:Obi Iyiegbu
Date of birth: April 12, 1975
Country of Origin: Federal Republic of Nigeria
Source of Wealth: Businessman
Net worth: $96 million
Wife : Mrs. Ebele Iyiegbu
Children: Alex, Ifeanyi, Ebube, Kosisochukwu,

In 1998, after completing his primary and secondary school education, Obi Cubana proceeded to the University of Nigeria where he obtained a degree in Political Science from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. In 2006, Obi Cubana started his first club Ibiza Club in Abuja seeking to satisfy fun seekers and nightlife lovers.

Following the remarkable progress he made from the Ibiza Club, he established the Cubana group, a hospitality club that provides all-around entertainment satisfaction in 2009. Cubana group was first established in Owerri, Imo state capital Nigeria. Today, Cubana has spread across various states in the country including Lagos, Abuja, and Enugu.

List of Cubana Group businesses and establishments

cubana group
One of Cubana Hotels
Rolex Hotels – Lagos
Cubana Leisure Outfits
Pablo Cubana – Lagos
Crave Cubana – Abuja
Grand Cubana Hotels – Abuja
Opium Cubana – Owerri
Cubana Night Clubs – Lagos
Gustavo Cubana- Enugu

Obi Cubana works with close associates including Paschal Okechukwu popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest to manage his entertainment conglomerates around the country. Obi Cubana in a recent interview revealed that he is currently working on Cubana Dubai and Cubana Real Estate.

Cubana Awards
Obi Cubana Awards
Obi Cubana has won several awards and recognition across the country, it is expanding its reach across Nigerian borders and also outside Nigeria. Some of the awards Obi Cubana have been won includes;

Democracy Heroes Award 2018 as Democracy Entrepreneur of the year.
The RightVille School special leadership Award, May 2017
Ghana-Nigeria Achievers Award 2017 as Inspiring Personality Award, 2017
Northern Nigeria Peace Summit/Award 2017 as Northern Nigeria Peace Builder of the year 2017
Nigeria Film corporation Entertainment as Icon Award 2017
Young Entrepreneur of the year 2016

Obi Cuban Personal life

obi-Cubana and family
In 2008, Obi Cubana got married to his beautiful wife, Ebele Iyiegbu who is a Lawyer by profession, and their union is blessed with four sons. She calls herself the mother of boys. Obi Cubana is married to Ebele Iyiegbu who is the founder and owner of the KIEK foundation, a non-governmental organization established with the aim of improving the lives of the less privileged children in our society through quality education, healthcare, nutrition, and child’s rights governance.

Obi Cubana is currently one of the richest and the most influential personalities, entertainers, show promoters, and entrepreneurs in Nigeria, his net worth is estimated to be $96 million ( #39,504,000,000.00 in Nigerian naira) This is based on his income, properties, and asset.

The Nightlife entrepreneur was said to have gotten 346 Cows, 72 Goats, 20 Rams for Mother’s Burial, Mr. Obi Iyiegbu has not stopped receiving gifts from his friends, employees, and those he has supported through life, It was earlier reported that Obi got 46 cows from his former employee Cubana Chiefpriest and 10 cows from his old time friend and young billionaire Jowi Zaza.

Obi cabana is a businessman that has achieved a lot so far but still has a great personality and likes to keep a low profile life, he has just a few cars and a lot of assets.
You can release your chest a little now 😇

Written by Faith Ayideme Elukpo

Glam & Essence Magazine