Obi Cubana’s friends played a significant role in the recent burial ceremony of his mother, which has stirred up a lot of controversy due to its extravagance and cost. Not only did his friends attend the ceremony, but they also made substantial donations towards the overall cost of the event.
Obi Cubana, whose real name is Obinna Iyiegbu, is a Nigerian businessman and entrepreneur known for his luxurious lifestyle and extravagant parties with his billionaire friends.
This has raised many questions about the people in Obi Cubana’s social circle – who are they, what businesses are they into, what is their net worth, and what is their connection to Obi Cubana?
In this blog post, we’ll delve into the lives of some of Obi Cubana’s closest friends and associates and give you answers to your questions.
1. Pascal Chibuike Okechukwu
Age: April 2nd 1981 ( 42 years old )
Net Worth: $20 million
Businesses: Entertainment and Music Production
Pascal Chibuike Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, is a well-known Nigerian socialite, successful entrepreneur, and influential Instagram personality with millions of followers. He was born on April 2nd, 1981, in Umuhu Okabia, Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State.
Cubana Chief Priest is a close friend and former manager of Obi Cubana, the owner of Cubana Groups, a company involved in entertainment and nightlife. After resigning from Cubana Groups in 2020, he founded his club called Club Xhrine in Owerri, which hosted a grand opening in December of the same year. The launch event was graced by top Nigerian musician Davido, who Cubana Chief Priest credits with helping to boost his popularity.
Aside from club administration and show promotion, Cubana Chief Priest has also received lucrative endorsement deals from brands such as Bullet, VBank, and Hennessy, contributing to his estimated worth of $20 million.
Despite their split in September 2020, Cubana Chief Priest continues to show respect and gratitude towards Obi Cubana, as seen during the latter’s mother’s burial, where he gifted his former boss 46 cows. Cubana Chief Priest is married to Angel Gold Okechukwu (Nee Anunuso), and they have two sons named Chukwuebuka and Obinna.
As of now, Cubana Chief Priest has achieved a significant milestone in his career by earning a Doctor of Science in Event and Luxury Hospitality Management. He has worked with many A-list Nigerian musicians, including Davido, Burna Boy, and Peruzzi.
2. Emeka Okonkwo
Age: February 18th, 1981
Networth: $55 million
Business: Entertainment, Shipping and Auto Sales
Emeka Okonkwo, also known as E-Money, is a Nigerian entrepreneur, investor, and business tycoon. He is the C.E.O. of Five Star Music, and his net Worth is estimated at $55 million. E-Money’s business interests include oil and gas, shipment and delivery, record label, and hotels. He is married to Juliet, and they have three sons.
E-Money is the younger brother of Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo, also known as Kcee, a famous Nigerian musician. E-Money has been referred to as “Arab Money” due to his lavish lifestyle and extravagant spending.
It is believed that E-Money and Jowi Zaza are the lead investors in the Cubana Group of companies founded by Obi Cubana. E-Money and Obi Cubana are friends, and E-Money donated to Obi Cubana’s mother’s burial.
E-Money’s turning point came when he received a phone call informing him that he had been awarded a 20 billion naira contract. This event changed his life forever. He is also the official sponsor of his brother Kcee’s music career and those of Harrysong and Skiibii.
Recently, E-Money, alongside Dr Kennedy Okonkwo, the Chairman of Nedcomoak, Obi Cubana, and other business people from Anambra state, donated N100m to the Anambra State Security Trust Fund to tackle insecurity in the state. The donation was made on behalf of their companies and in accordance with the state government’s call for support in the fight against insecurity.
3. Joseph Eze Okafor
Age; March 19th, 1985
Networth: $85 million
Business: Petroleum, Plastic manufacturing
Jowi Zaza, also known as Joseph Eze Okafor Jr, is a Nigerian businessman and philanthropist who has quickly risen to become one of the youngest billionaires in Nigeria. He started his secondary school education at Sacred Heart Seminary Nsude in Enugu state before proceeding to Madonna University Okija. He then pursued his post-graduate studies at Coventry University London, United Kingdom, and later attended Kelce College of Business.
The wealth of Jowi Zaza can be attributed to his father, Chief Joseph Eze Okafor, who is a prominent oil and gas business magnate. Jowi Zaza followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming the C.E.O. of his father’s business, Jezco Oil and Lubricants.
Jowi Zaza is known for his luxurious lifestyle and association with wealthy Nigerians such as Obi Cubana and E-money. He has travelled to various parts of the world, including London, New York, Turkey, and the Caribbean. He is also known for his philanthropic works and has contributed to various causes in Nigeria.
His influence and wealth have been evident in recent events such as the housewarming party of Vintage Interior and a boat trip with friends and family to a private beach to celebrate the Sallah holidays. He was also seen making it rain in dollars on Obi Cubana during Obi Cubana’s mum’s burial.
4. Kennedy Onyekachi Okonkwo
Age: October 12th 1977
Networth: $5 million
Business: Real estate
Kennedy Okonkwo, a Nigerian businessman, philanthropist, and real estate entrepreneur, is the founder and C.E.O. of Nedcomoaks Limited, a company specializing in real estate development, provision of architectural and civil designs, project consultancy and management, and modern construction technology. The proud husband of Ichechi Okonkwo is a father of three children. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from Lagos State University after studying psychology at the University of Ibadan.
He is also the Chairman at Victoria Crest Homes, providing affordable housing options to the middle class, and the founder of the Kennedy Okonkwo Programme For Tech Entrepreneurs. Okonkwo’s philanthropy extends to sponsoring the Eti Osa community Oba’s cup and donating to Obi Cubana’s mum’s burial, as he is friends with Obi Cubana, E-Money, and Cubana Chief Priest.
5. Kingsley Ekeoba
Date of Birth: December 23rd
Business: Business mogul and Hotelier
Escoba Smith’s full name is Kingsley Ekeoba, and he is an Abia State native from Umukabia Okpuala, Ohuhu Umuahia North L.G.A. Several Nigerians’ names are constantly left off lists of the country’s wealthiest citizens. Among this group is Escoba Smith.
The Mukrons Group of Companies’ Wealth Management Division’s chairman is a well-known Nigerian millionaire and business magnate. Escoba Smith is a famous alias for him. He is a prominent billionaire businessman from Nigeria who resides in Turkey with his family, including his wife and two kids. The young billionaire from Abia State is the chairman of the Mukrons Group, which includes the businesses Mukrons Nig, Muccons Properties Ltd, and Grosvenor Suites and Apartments.
6. Uyi Ogbebor
Networth: $10 million
Business: Entertainment, Club
He is the creator and C.E.O. of The Bank, a renowned nightclub in Abuja. He is known as Sir Uyi. He earned his electrical engineering bachelor’s degree from Igbinedion University, where he also graduated.
Uyi Ogbebor is a thriving estate developer and investor who gained popularity through his social media handle, @Sir_Uyi. He started as a promoter for a club but left after his request for a raise was turned down. He went on to work for the owner of Cubana and helped transform the club into a vibrant spot.
However, he soon realized he wanted to build something for himself and approached Cubana’s owner with a proposal, which was rejected. Despite the despair, Uyi rebounded by selling his car and partnering with investors to start his club, The Bank, which has become an enormous success.
Uyi attributes his success to his drive, positive mindset, and belief in God. He advises others to follow their passion and never look back. His next project will be a new club in Abuja that he promises will be magnificent.
7. Christian Uzo Anazodo
Networth: $8 Million
Business: Real estate development
Christian Uzo Anazodo is a successful real estate developer and the chairman of Van Daniels Properties. Christian and his team are dedicated to providing top-notch services and delivering affordable yet unique housing projects that exceed expectations.
Christian, also known as Ofunwa Ojoto 1, has made a name for himself in the industry due to his passion for real estate development. He is an astute businessman who has achieved significant success in his career. His wealth is evident in his lifestyle and how he spends his money.
Recently, Christian’s relationship with Obi Cubana, a well-known entrepreneur and businessman, has been discussed. Obi Cubana is known for his lavish lifestyle and extravagant parties; Christian has been seen at several of these events. However, there is no evidence that they have any business dealings together.
8. King Mohammed Ochacho Adah
Date of Birth: August 25th
Networth: $50 Million
Business: Real estate development
King Mohammed Ochacho Adah is a successful Nigerian entrepreneur and real estate mogul who founded Ochacho Real Homes Ltd. He is known as Ochacho Money and has built a reputation in real estate and other businesses. King Moh is married to Queen Rammatu Odeh Adah and made headlines in 2021 when he gifted her a brand new 2021 Maybach Mercedes Benz, reportedly worth ₦75 million, ahead of Valentine’s Day.
Through his entrepreneurial genius, Ochacho has produced over 25,000 homes and has a standing staff strength of 1,200 professionals and artisans throughout Nigeria, with an equipment store for state-of-the-art construction and maintenance machinery estimated at nearly USD$2m.
King Mohammed’s philanthropic arm, the Ochacho Foundation, is a social powerhouse of various programmes such as educational scholarship programmes, public road infrastructure development, public education infrastructure development, public street lighting programmes, free portable drinking water provision, free feeding and hunger relief, and free medical assistance programmes.
King Moh holds the titles of Wakili Maiginan Kasan of Jiwa Kingdom, AMAC Area Council, Abuja, and the Oyame of Otukpo. He does not accept other titles, awards, or honours outside these two titles, insisting that whatever good a man does should be left to God Almighty to reward.