Or you want to check out if they are married? Club career Early career Son of Michael Obi, working in a transport company, Mikel hails from Jos, capital of Plateau State in the center of the country. He started to enter the world of football at the age of 12 when he was spotted for his talent among young players to play with the Pepsi Football Academy. A top prospect in Nigerian football, the Norwegian club FK Lyn Oslo transferred him in , having been nominated in the summer of 2nd best player of the World Cup under 20 years of age. Netherlands, lost in final against Argentina. Chelsea In Chelsea snatched the Nigerian midfielder from Manchester United after a tumultuous time, both clubs claiming him. After this long imbroglio at the beginning of the season transfer estimated at 23 million euros , Chelsea is finally sentenced to pay 12 million pounds to Manchester United and 4 million pounds to FC Lyn Oslo. In , he is tenured at the beginning of the match, making a very good start to the season, thanks to his complementarity with Michael Essien and Frank Lampard. Informed of the abduction of his father on the 15th just before the match against Stoke City, he then makes every effort to find him, and will even launch a call, very moved, in a press conference. He told Sky Sports News:
Restoration is a desire of life, but it can only be accessed through revelation. You need to understand that revelation is the gateway to your inheritance. According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue 2 Peter 1:
The kidnapped father of Chelsea and Nigeria footballer John Mikel Obi has been freed by police. Officers raided a neighbourhood in the Nigerian city Kano on Monday where they found Michael Obi .
Nok sculpture, terracotta The Nok civilisation of Northern Nigeria flourished between BC and AD , producing life-sized terracotta figures that are some of the earliest known sculptures in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Kingdom of Nri of the Igbo people consolidated in the 10th century and continued until it lost its sovereignty to the British in Nri and Aguleri , where the Igbo creation myth originates, are in the territory of the Umeuri clan.
Members of the clan trace their lineages back to the patriarchal king-figure Eri. The oldest signs of human settlement at Ife’s current site date back to the 9th century,  and its material culture includes terracotta and bronze figures. Middle Ages — Further information: History of Nigeria — Oyo, at its territorial zenith in the late 17th to early 18th centuries, extended its influence from western Nigeria to modern-day Togo.
The Edo’s Benin Empire is located in southwestern Nigeria. Benin’s power lasted between the 15th and 19th centuries. Their dominance reached as far as the city of Eko an Edo name later changed to Lagos by the Portuguese and further. The territory controlled by the resultant state included much of modern-day northern and central Nigeria; it lasted until the break-up of the Empire into various European colonies.
Benin City in the 17th century with the Oba of Benin in procession. This image appeared in a European book, Description of Africa, published in Amsterdam in Cities in the area became regional centres in a broad network of trade routes that spanned western, central and northern Africa.
Chelsea star John Obi Mikel secretly fathers two children with different women
According to the historian Sen Luka Gwom Zangabadt,  the area known as Jos today was inhabited by indigenous ethnic groups who were mostly farmers. According to Billy J. Dudley,  the British colonialists used direct rule for the indigenous ethnic groups on the Jos plateau since they were not under the Fulani emirates where indirect rule was used.
It was the discovery of tin by the British that led to the influx of other ethnic groups such as the Hausa , Igbo , Yoruba , thus making Jos a cosmopolitan city.
Tianjin Teda of China midfielder, John Mikel Obi has apologised to Nigerian soccer fans over his absence from the Super Eagles’ squad for this weekend’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against.
His father was said to be adducted a week ago the call was made to the former Chelsea star just four hours before their crucial World Cup fixture with the last berth on the line. After being rescued by police after a ‘gun duel’, the veteran Super Eagles midfielder opened up about the horrific experience of not being able to talk about the ordeal, even to manager Gernot Rohr. I did not know what to do, but in the end I knew that I could not let million Nigerians down,” he said.
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Olga Diyachenko, wife of Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has revealed what she came to notice about Nigerian women. Mikel, Olga and their twin daughters Ava and Mia are currently in .
It is stuck in my head and driving me crazy. If anyone can help I would be so grateful. I can remember almost the entire movie, I just can’t recall what it’s called, and I can’t find it anywhere online. It starts out with a young girl I cannot for the life of me remember this girl’s name appearing and talking to the floating head of her master, as he describes her assignment for the competition between her and two other girls for the chance to become a master witch.
Her assignment is a guy named Richard. They watch as Richard and his wife I think her name may be Kristin or something similar to that are getting ready for a dinner with his boss. She observes that Richard’s wife is mean spirited. The girl’s master tells her that if she fails in her assignment then Richard will eventually lose his job, his self-respect, his wife and his home. She requests that he let her take Guss the ghost with her and he consents. So the guy who pretends to be a social services worker or lawyer appears on the couple’s doorstep a few seconds later and tells Richard that his long lost brother and sister-in-law recently passed away in an accident and left him something in his will.
Excitedly Richard’s wife asked how much they were getting and the man holds out his hand to shoulder height and says “Oh, about this much. The guy talks them into letting her stay for the week until social services can find somewhere for her to go. After he leaves Richard helps her get settled in and calls a babysitter. Once the babysitter arrives they head for the dinner.
John Mikel Obi: I am Igbo, and ….
Where is John Mikel Obi from? Mikel was born in Jos, Nigeria, in the family of a former military officer, although his father is Igbo. Biography of John Mikel Obi Since the age of fifteen, Obi has played football at a fairly high level. By , he was accepted in the main matches of the country.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel discovered that his father, Pa Michael Obi, was abducted just four hours prior to the African side’s Group D finale against Argentina on June [ MORE: Latest.
Posted by Shetade Fujiipop in Uncategorized. Antonio conte , dream team 6 , john mikel obi. The midfielder Mikel Obi said he took a risk by opting to represent Nigeria in the football event of the Rio Olympic Games instead of staying for pre-season and fighting to impress new coach Antonio Conte — who has told the Nigerian to return to London with the gold medal. The former Lyn Oslo player will captain the Nigeria U side at the games. He will miss the start of the season for Chelsea and face a tough fight to earn a starting berth with the Blues in the new season.
He told me to make sure I do well and bring back the gold medal. Youngsters Chalobah and Ruben Loftus Cheek have also impressed in pre-season and are pushing for a place in the first team. The likes of Nemanja Matic, Cesc Fabregas and Oscar are all still around and competition for places in the squad is expected to be stiffer next term.
The former Lyn Oslo of Norway player is however undaunted by the task and is willing to give it a strong fight.
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Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been cleared to fly back to England after he fainted during the half-time break of Argentina’s friendly loss to Nigeria. The year-old fell ill in the dressing room after earlier scoring to put his side up, becoming the Albiceleste’s third-highest scorer in the process.
Aguero was later pictured walking out of the stadium and Manchester City have provided an update on his condition, informing supporters that their all-time leading goalscorer has been cleared by doctors to return to Manchester. Sergio Aguero scored the second goal for Argentina Image: Goals from Ever Banega and Aguero put Jorge Sampaoli’s side up before Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho slotted home a free-kick before the break. Aguero has eight goals in eight Premier League appearances for City so far this season, and his condition will be of huge concern for boss Pep Guardiola.
[ad_1] Brown Ideye is set to leave Olympiakos for Chinese Super League side, Tianjin TEDA, before the close of the transfer window. Sources close to the player have told ESPN FC, that Ideye is likely to be lining up along with his international team-mate, John Obi Mikel.
Mikel Obi started playing football at the age of 12 when he was identified as a talented footballer who to play for the Pepsi Football Academy. He was chosen from around others young and talented players. The Pepsi Football Academy at that point in time was known for touring across Nigeria hunting for bright and young footballers who have a dream and talent to play internationally.
Mikel was identified as a great player amongst them and was picked to play for Plateau United one of the top fight club. His parents Michael Obi runs an inter-state transport company. The family has kept the Nickname and is known by it. Obi has been the brand ambassador for Pepsi and Samsung which adds to his net worth. He owns a huge mansion in London.
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MOSCOW — Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel faced Argentina on June 26 knowing that his father was being held for ransom, but did not tell anyone about it as the kidnappers threatened to shoot “instantly” if authorities were informed. The elder Obi was on his way to a funeral in southeastern Nigeria from Jos when he was abducted along the Makurdi-Enugu expressway on June The news was announced by the Enugu State Police Command via its official Twitter account, and only then did Mikel speak publicly about the incident.
He returned to hospital on Tuesday after some of the sutures broke, and Mikel is considering flying his father abroad for further treatment.
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He started his official football career at the age of 12 when picked as a talented footballer from over young talents to play in Pepsi Football Academy. A team which at that particular time was well known for going around Nigeria to search for the best there is from all the upcoming future stars, young talents to later move on to rather more professional football. Already then Obi stud out to all the scouts. He got picked to play in a top-flight team Plateau United also known for making stars from players like Celestine Babayaro, Victor Obinna, Chris Obodo and many more which moved on to playing in European teams and representing their country later on in their careers.
He decided to keep the new name, saying that it had a special ring to it. On July 31, , he stated that he prefers to be called Mikel John Obi instead of John Obi Mikel, as he had most commonly been called. He had an excellent tournament until Nigeria reached the final, where they lost 2—1 to Argentina. Obi won the Silver Ball after being voted the tournament’s second best player. On April 29, , a few days after Mikel turned 18, Premier League club Manchester United announced that it had struck a deal with the Norwegian club Lyn Oslo to sign the player.
United’s website also claimed that they had done a deal directly with the teenager and that he had signed a contract to join them. Mikel’s agents were bypassed as the club persuaded the youngster to sign a 4 year contract without representation. Lyn Oslo allegedly sent a fax to his agents abroad, claiming their services were no longer required by Mikel.