Obi Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana or Okpataozueora-oba was born into the family of late Chief (Alex) Nnaemeka Iyiegbu (Akaeze Oba) and Ezinne Uche Iyiegbu, he is the last son but has four other siblings, Obi Cubana is from the Eastern part of Nigeria (the Igbos) and a Christian, He is a Ceo, businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and social media personality who made his money through hospitality management although his parents are well to do.
Obi Cubana was born on 12th April, 1975 in Oba, Anambra State. He hails from Afor Uzo in Oba, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State Nigeria. He therefore attended his basic education at Oba where his mother was a teacher, secondary school at Onitsha. And his tertiary education at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, He is an amazing, intelligent and talented young man, who does not let any opportunity that comes to him pass him by. After his University Education, he then proceed for his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Abuja where he was living in a one room apartment with his six friends at zone 4 Abuja.
Obi Cubana and his friends started looking for a white collar job after their one year youth service, but couldn’t find any for himself or his friends, then he decided to start a table restaurant in Abuja. Gradually move to open Ibiza club which was affected by Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Mallam Nasir El-Rufai demolitions in Abuja 2007, he did many minor jobs but it wasn’t working for him and his friends because they wanted something big. Finally he found himself into marketing of house apartment for people, a day came when a man told him to get an apartment with fully furnished for him which he delivered well the man was happy and in excitement gave him 500 thousand Nigeria Naira which he already made 600 thousands Naira from the furnishing he saved it, Obi Cubana joined a group called PPMC in Abuja, where he made huge amounts of money he used to buy his first car, and opened Cubana. 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, Ebele Iyiegbu serves as the director at Casa Cubana homes, Founder/ CEO at The KIEK Foundation, and Legal Partner at Bryan Micheals & Associates. Obi is a talented young man who loves the people around him and make them happy, he has empowered so many Oba boys and women, his generosity has also extended to people from other cities he does not decriminate, Obi does not only empower people but also check on them from time to time to make sure that they are all doing great, if any issues he will encourage the person with some amount of money and correct him /her in their business plan for it to be successful. Having made so many mistakes in businesses, that made him a business coach and experts in successful business and management.
Chief Obi Cubana has represented the true definition of success with an organized network of several investments within and out Nigeria the young Billionaire referred his success as the grace and mercy of Almighty God, on so many occasions he refer himself as child of grace.
Obi Cubana is described as a caring philanthropist who established Paschal Okechukwu aka Cubana Chief Priest. Paschal Okechukwu is the hypeman popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest. He was working in Aba as a shoemaker until he met Obi Iyiegbu, who changed his life. Obi later made him the manager of Cubana Groups.
Children : Ifeanyi, Alex, Ebube, Kosisochukwu.
Siblings : Nnamdi Iyiegbu, ikenna Iyiegbu, Margaret and Adaakaezu.
Obi Cubana attended Central Primary School where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. He proceeded to Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha where he obtained his West Africa Secondary School Certificate.
In 1998, Obi Cubana obtained a degree in political science from the University of Nigeria Nsukka.
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Businesses and Net worth
In 2000 Obi Cubana started his first business in restaurant and bar, in 2006, he opened his first club Ibiza Club in Abuja targeting to satisfy people seekers for fun. Following the remarkable progress he made from Ibiza club, he established Cubana club that provides all-round entertainment and satisfaction in 2009.
Currently Cubana has established a club in Owerri, Imo state capital. And Cubana have spread across various states in the country including Lagos, Owerri, Anambra, Port Harcourt, Abuja and Enugu.
Cubana businesses and establishments include
Rolex Hotels – Lagos
Cubana Leisure Outfits
Pablo Cubana – IV, Lagos
Crave Cubana – Abuja
Grand Cubana Hotels – Abuja
Opium Cubana – Owerri
Montana Cubana Dance and Night –Ikeja, Lagos
Hustle and Bustle— Abuja
Gustavo Cubana — Enugu
Casa Cubana homes — Lagos and Abuja. And lots more both in and outside Nigeria.
Obi Cubana works with close associates like Ebele Iyiegbu known as Lush eby (wife and Vice Chairman Cubana Group) Lucky Luciano (Cubana prime Minister) Paschal Okechukwu popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest (Manager Cubana Groups) for entertainment conglomerates around the country. Paul Nti (General Manager Crave Abuja). Don Joey (General Manager Cubana Lagos). David O. Lawal (General Manager Liquor empire Ltd). Okeoma David Igbokwe (General Manager Ibiza Abuja).
In an interview Obi Cubana revealed he is working on Cubana Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Obi Cubana is estimated to worth about $500 million
Awards and recognitions
Obi Cubana has been nominated for series of awards and has gained recognition across Nigeria.
Young Entrepreneur of the year 2016. Northern Nigeria Peace Summit/Award 2017. Inspiring Personality Award and the RightVille School special leadership Award 2017. Ghana—Nigeria Achievers Award 2017. Nigerian Film Corporation Entertainment Icon Award 2017, Democracy Heroes Award as Democracy Entrepreneur of the year 2018. Personal life 2018. Man of the Year 2021.