BRIGHT OBINNA EJIKE popularly known as IGOYAN BABA was born on the 18th of September in Umuahia the capital city of Abia state and hails from Echiele Otamkpa in Isuikwuato LGA. He studied Mass Communication at the Federal polytechnic Oko and holds a Higher National Diploma in Public Administration from the same institution.
In 2002, IGoyan Baba was one of the 36 Young Nigerians conferred with the Duke of Edimburgh International Gold Award London and had a Presidential handshake with the then President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo GCON. He belongs to The National Youth Gold Awardees Of Nigeria. He is a multi-instrumentalist as he plays the Lead guitar, Bass guitar, keyboard, Drum, Trumpet and saxophone as a multi -Instrumentalist.
IGoyan was in the first-ever “Nite of a thousand laugh” by Opa Williams where he performed as an African Michael Jackson impressionist.
During their school days, he was a television guest presenter with Minaj TV Onitsha where he handled a popular fashion show. “Your Wardrobe”.
A guest presenter on Cosmo FM Enugu he featured on the Midday Groove show, and had a brief stint with Fombina FM Yola Adamawa state in 2006.
In 2008, IGoyan Baba was a housemate of the famous television Music Reality show “StarQuest” organized by Nigerian Breweries plc and belonged to the Band “Next”.
IGoyan Baba joined Vision Africa Radio, 104.1fm Umuahia. He changed the Radio atmosphere in the South East and the environs with his unavoidable style of Radio presentation. IGoyan Baba struck Listeners’ attention with a comedy program called “Jokes Box ” that left Listener’s Radio crazy. It might interest you to know that IGoyan was the first pidgin English Broadcaster in the South East.
In 2012, he won the Abia “Best presenter of the year” organized by Culture T.V network; and has won numerous Awards from Religious, Social and Political organizations.
He is the presenter of the unavoidable daily newspaper review program “NAIJA Nawaa”.
He is Head of Programs and Events.