Forward who joined CSKA Moscow in 2012 after spending two years with VVV-Venlo. He became a member of the Nigerian national team in 2010.
He began his professional career with the Aminchi Football Academy in 2008.
He scored Nigeria's only goal in a 1-1 tie against Argentina in a group stage match at the 2014 World Cup.
He was born in Jos, Nigeria.
He and striker Emmanuel Emenike became teammates on the Nigerian national team.