Facts you didn’t know about Obi Cubana

Facts you didnt know about Obi Cubana
Facts you didn’t know about Obi Cubana

Popular Nigerian socialite and businessman Obinna Iyegbu, also known as Obi Cubana, has made titles repeatedly as he is in the administration of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission since Monday, he has been questioned by EFCC officials about alleged money laundering and tax fraud.

  • Obi Cubana graduated from the University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
  • Obi Cubana’s career started in 2006 as he founded a Club called Ibiza Club in Abuja as he sought to satisfy fun seekers.


  • Obi Cubana’s sojourn into the business world began in 2006 when he established his first nightclub, Ibiza, in Abuja. Later on, he built another club, Cubana, in Owerri, Imo State. From there his business empire grew. Following the remarkable success he made from the Ibiza club, he established Cubana, a hospitality club that provides all-round entertainment and satisfaction in 2009.
  • Obi Cubana was first established in Owerri, Imo State. Today, it has spread across various states in the country including Lagos, Abia and Enugu.
  • He is chairman of Cubana Group and works with like-minds to aid the further growth of the Cubana Group like Paschal Okechukwu, who is the General Manager of Cubana, Owerri and others.


  • Obi Cubana is currently working on Cubana Dubai and Cubana Real Estate.
  • Obi Cubana is married to Ebele Iyiegbu, aka Lush Eby who is a lawyer by profession, and they are blessed with four kids whom are all boys.
  • Obi Cubana has won several awards and recognition across the country including “Democracy Heroes Award” 2018 as “Democracy Entrepreneur” of the year, “Ghana-Nigeria Achievers Award” as “Inspiring Personality Award, 2017 and several others.


  • Obi Cubana owns several mansions across the country with couple of exotic cars from Mercedes Benz 4matic S40, 2 Lexus LX, Bentley and others.
  • In October, Obi Cubana clinched the award for the Man of the Year, defeating the likes of defeated Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Chairman, UBA Group, Mr. Tony Elumelu; and Chairman and founder of BUA Group,
  • Mr. Abdul Rabiu. Obi Cubanawas voted by Nigerians at home and in the diaspora via online platforms in a 14-day Leadership Excellence Awards. The Cubana Group boss emerged winner with 2,667,845 votes, while Makinde, Elumelu, and Rabiu had 1,015,224, 848,652, and 819,562 votes respectively.