George Iniabasi Essien – MIGHTY GEORGE

George Iniabasi Essien is an award-winning broadcaster and sports journalist, with a decade and half experience in the media.

Nicknamed “Mighty George’, he’s the recipient of the Nigeria Sports Award for ‘Sports Journalist of the Year’ (2018); United Nations Award for ‘Best Sports Presenter in Nigeria’ (2019); Akwa Ibom Sports Journalist of The Year (2020) among a number of other awards.

Owner of the popular moniker ‘What A Rush’, Mighty George has headed Sports and Presentation desks at Brila FM, Nigeria’s only sports radio station, where he spent 7 years; Radio Continental, Lagos; and now Comfort 95.1 FM, Uyo, where he currently supervises the Sports Unit and is Comfort FM’s senior international correspondent.

Mighty George - Russia Rush June 21


George is a well travelled Nigerian sports journalist, and a member of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), Sports Writers Association of Nigerian (SWAN), and an alumnus of the London School of Journalism.

Live Stream

Comfort 95.1 FM, Uyo

Current track