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Augustine Azuka Jay-Jay Okocha, a true Nigerian Igbo football legend

Jay-jay Okocha was born on the 14th of August in Enugu, and hails from Anioma, Delta state.

Have you ever wondered why UNN doesn't offer chemical engineering as a course? Here is the reason -

The University of Biafra, now known as UNN (University of Nigeria, Nsukka), had it's Chemical Engineering department permanently closed down after the war because of the level of research, developments and inventions it churned out for the Biafran soldiers.

7 Facts I bet you didn't know about Nigerian-Igbo popular star Kelechi Iheanacho

1. Kelechi Iheanacho was born on the 3rd of October 3, 1996, in his hometown of Obogwe, in Imo State, Nigeria.

MamaNkechi - Know your colors in Igbo Language

Know your colors in Igbo language ❤️❤️

Meet Nwando Phina Okpalaeke the first Nwanyi to Pilot an Aeroplane that landed in Anambra International Cargo Airport. (Photos)

Nwando Phina Okpalaeke is from Azia, Ihiala in Anambra State.

Samuel Chukwueze to challenge Lionel Messi and Thibaut Courtois for La Liga Player of the Month award

  Super Eagles of Nigeria and Villarreal striker, Samuel Chukwueze has been nominated for the La Liga Player of the Month award for April.

Meet Miracle Izuchukwu 23-year-old Nigerian Igbo born Private Pilot, Commercial Pilot and Flight Attendant in the United States

Izuchukwu recently joined the elite group of 7% of females and 1% of black female Pilots in the world.

Igbo Nigerian Kelechi Ndukwe makes history as the first Nigerian-American Commander of a US Navy ship

  Commander Kelechi Ndukwe has assumed his new role as the Commander of a U.S. Navy ship, making him the first Nigerian-American in that position.

Chioma Ajunwa - The first black African woman to win an Olympic gold medal in a field event

Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, MON (born 25 December 1970) – also known as Chioma Ajunwa – is a Nigerian Igbo former athlete who specialised in the long jump.

Joseph Chukwuka Ulasi - OJI UKWU EJE ABA : The story of an Igbo indefatigable entrepreneur

  Joseph Chukwuka Ulasi, hailed from Nnewi in Anambra state. Born in 1890 and died 1944. He was nicknamed "O ji ụkwụ eje Aba" because of his unflinching hustling spirit as a young Igbo boy determined to make it in life and of which he eventually did by becoming the most successful transporter from South East.

Students of Queen of Rosary College, Onitsha Emerge Winners Of University of Delaware's Global Prize Award.

  Seven students from Queen of the Rosary College, Onitsha have defeated over five thousand other teams from around the world to win the Global Prize Award at the just concluded Diamond Challenge Global Summit.

Chinua Achebe Vs 50 Cent - The Battle For Things Fall Apart And $1Million.

  At about nine years ago, the renowned literary icon, Chinua Achebe, turned down a $1 million offer from American rapper, Curtis Jackson, popularly known as 50 cent to use the title of his book ‘Things Fall Apart‘ for a movie tithe.

Meet Ndubuisi Ezerioha from Imo state The builder of the the fastest carbureted front-wheel car in the world.

Bisi Ezerioha (born January 6, 1972) a.k.a. Ndubisi Ezerioha, is a Nigerian-American engineer, professional race car driver, entrepreneur and engine builder.

Did you know about the Igbo People of Jamaica?

  Igbo people were taken in relatively high numbers to Jamaica as slaves, so it's no surprise that there's some Igbo language in the Jamaican Patois language. 

A Nigerian Igbo Man accepted in all 13 Top US Institution at once

Harold Ekeh, Immigrant High School Student, Accepted By All 8 Ivy League Schools in 2015.

Igbo Amaka - Meet Prof Gilbert Onuaguluchi the first African professor of pharmacology and the first (pioneer) Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos.

BACKGROUND Prof Gilbert Onuaguluchi is from oji River, Enugu state, Nigeria. (B.SC, PH.D, Physician; Lecturer) was born on January 1st, 1927 in Enugu state.

Ndi Igbo - Igbo Apprenticeship System passes first phase of editorial work for Harvard Business Review

- The Igbo Apprenticeship System has been adopted for decades by the people of southeast Nigeria.

Igbo Ruling Nigeria: Veteran actor Pete Edochie endorses son Yul Edochie to succeed Buhari in 2023

Popular Igbo Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has been endorsed by his father, Pete Edochie (who is a veteran in the movie industry) to run for the 2023 presidential election. 

Six 6 Interesting Facts You Need To Know About Nigeria

1. Nigeria is home to Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa.

Wow! Popular Actor Victor Nwaogu 'Nkubi' shares pre-wedding photos

Actor and media personality, Victor Nwaogu a.k.a Nkubi is off the market. - Wearing 2 Face-masks helps to slow the excesses and spread of coronavirus

Wearing two masks better than one in slowing the spread of coronavirus, study finds.

Wow! Nigerian football legends all in One Picture (Kanu, Okocha, Taribo_West, Amokachi and Co)

Mama Nkechi - Nigerian football legends and ex- assistant manager of the Nigeria national football team, Daniel Amokachi, shared this throwback photo that features himself and other legends including the superb Jay Jay Okocha, Sunday Oliseh, Finidi George, Nwankwo Kanu, Celestine Babayaro, Taribo West, Mutiu Adepoju and Tijani Babangida.

Three Crowns Reinforces Commitment To Mothers’ Healthy Hearts - Mama Nkechi Ads

“What can we do without mums?” the trending campaign of Nigeria’s #1 healthy dairy choice, Three Crowns milk, highlights the ingenuity of mothers in resolving knotty issues in the family, especially as it concerns children.

Popular Nigerian-Igbo Actress Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ announced as Nigeria’s submission for Oscars 2020! Wow

The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) on Wednesday October 2, announced that Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ will be the country’s submission in the International Feature Film category of the 2020 editiion of Oscar Awards.

5 Best African finest Strikers of all time - MamaNkechi.Com

Didier Drogba Nationality: Côte d’Ivoire Ivorian striker and Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba reigned during the same time with Samuel Eto that is also in our list, but his consistency and achievement at Chelsea rivaled the Cameroonian striker.