Over the years, the nation of Nigeria has been ridden by strife from the different geopolitical zones, the most devastating being the turmoil from the east and northern regions of the country, Nigeria. Nnamdi Kanu is a political activist from the eastern part of Nigeria; a man around whom political scuffles have been centred. In this post, the net worth of Nnamdi Kanu, alongside his biography is discussed.
Nnamdi Kanu Net Worth: Biography, Profile & Age
BIRTH NAME: Nwannekaenyi “Nnamdi” Kenny Okwu Kanu
CAREER: Activist & Politician
BIRTH DATE: September, 1967
STYLE RATING: 3.9%
DISPLAY NAME: Nnamdi Kanu
NET WORTH: $12 Million Dollars
ENDORSEMENT DEALS: None Yet
Nnamdi Kanu Net Worth
Nnamdi Kanu has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars. He’s a freedom fighter and it is believed that Nnamdi Kanu has a number of businesses from where he earns. He is regarded as a KING, and is very influential in the eastern region of Nigeria.
The political activist and freedom fighter is also known to be a Prince in his hometown in Abia state, Nigeria. Nnamdi Kanu’s influence hasn’t brought to him power alone, but several millions of naira. He is seen as an idol by over 10 million Nigerians who are of the Igbo tribe. No doubt, Nnamdi Kanu is very wealthy.
Nnamdi Kanu was born in Isiama Afara, Abia state, Nigeria. The name of his parents are HRM Eze Israel Okwu Kanu (JP) and Ugoeze Nnenne Kanu. He acquired basic primary education at the Library Avenue Primary School, which is now a part of the Government House in Umuahia, Abia state. He proceeded to secondary schooling at Government College in Umuahia.
After rounding off secondary school, he got admitted in the the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Two years into his study at the University, he left the school due to frequent strikes, and then traveled to London. He studied Political Economics at the London Guildhall University which is known now as the London Metropolitan University.
Nnamdi Kanu has two siblings, a girl named Princess Chinwe and Prince Emmanuel Kanu. His parents were just middle-class citizens who weren’t super wealthy. In 2012, Nnamdi Kanu formed an organization known as IPOB to get the Igbo people the separate nation they sought for.
On the 5th of September 2015, while speaking at the World Igbo Congress organized in Los Angeles, California, he mentioned that the Igbo people need guns and bullets.
On the 14th of October, 2015, Nnamdi Kanu was arrested by the Department of State Security (DSS) while he was in his hotel room at the Golden Tulip Essential Hotel located in Ikeja, Lagos state. He was arrested for charges of Treason. Nnamdi Kanu was kept in prison for a whole year and half without being trialed.
His arrest triggered protests in Cross River State, Anambra, Abia state, Imo state, Enugu state, and Delta state. On the 8th of April 2017, his bail was granted, he was ordered to not grant any interview after his release; this order was disregarded by Nnamdi Kanu after he left prison.
In June 2017, he explained what he meant at the 2015 World Igbo Congress when he talked about guns and bullets to mean the need for US-based Nigerians to have guns to defend themselves against Fulani herdsmen.
He believes in violence as a way to freedom, and he also believes in Judaism. Nnamdi Kanu is married to Uchechi Okwu Kanu. So far, she has been supportive of him. He is one of the most popular political activist in Nigeria today, and he operates a London-based radio station known as Radio Biafra.
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