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Nnamdi Kanu: Biography, age, wife, children, net worth and more



Who is Nnamdi Kanu?

Nnamdi Okwu Kanu often called Nnamdi Kanu is a Biafra advocate based in the United Kingdom and the director of Radio Biafra.

He is from Afara Ukwu, Umuahia, Abia state, Nigeria and was born on September 25, 1967 by Mr Isreal Okwu Kanu and Mrs Ugoeze Nnenne Kanu. 


Kanu’s education journey started at Library Avenue Primary School. He then attends Government College Umuahia where he finished his secondary school.

He studied Geography at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, but in the second year, he left the school due to a lack of practicality.

He then proceeded to London Guildhall University, where he studied Politics and Economics. 

Who is Nnamdi Kanu’s Wife?

Uchechi Okwu Kanu is the legal wife of Kanu. She is a lawyer who lives in the United Kingdom, but she’s from Abia state, Nigeria.

Her birth year is unknown, but she was born on the 18th of April. She got married to Nnamdi in 2009 and on the 5th of January, 2016.

Nnamdi Kanu’s children

Kanu and his wife gave birth to Nnabuikem Nnamdi Kanu.

Below is the picture of Kanu’s wife and his child.

How old is Nnamdi Kanu?

Kanu is currently 54 years old but would be 55 this year (2022) since he was born on September 25, 1967.

What is Kanu net worth?

There is no official estimate of Kanu’s net worth.

Is Nnamdi Kanu the founder of IPOB?

The Indigenous People of Biafra, abbreviated as IPOB, is a protester team formed by Nnamdi Kanu in 2012. The mission of the group is to achieve freedom for Biafra.

What are the reasons why Kanu was arrested?

Nnamdi Kanu was first arrested on 14th October 2015 by the Federal Government when he was charged with 11 allegations, which includes; improving terrorism, controlling unlawful community, reporting of slanderous matter, unlawful possession of weapon, unlawful import and many more.

He spent two years in police custody but was later released in April 2017 on bail.

He was arrested again on the 27th of June 2021 and the Nigerian government accused him of enhancing and encouraging violence through his post, television and Biafra radio talk show.

Nnamdi Kanu in DSS custody

Social Media Handles

Twitter: @MaziNnamdiKanu.



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