Sam ‘Oracle’ Chinedu biography, career, early life, marriage

Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State, Nigeria, is among the cities with the most competitive and sophisticated broadcast media landscapes in the country. The industry is very impressive and this is due to the exceptional performance of On-Air Personalities (OAPs) in various radio and television houses who know how to thrill audience members with interesting programmes and captivating presentation techniques. One of the OAPs in Port Harcourt who has distinguished himself in the radio broadcasting industry in Rivers State is Sam ‘Oracle’ Chinedu.

Who is Sam Chinedu?

Sam Chinedu popularly known as Oracle, is an OAP gifted in unique content creation and delivery of live and recorded programmes on radio. The amazing OAP who hails from Abia State, Nigeria, is also a unique script writer, motivational speaker, well sought-after compère, and event manager. He is one of the leading programme anchors at 92.3 Nigeria Info FM, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Sam is a household name in the entire South South and South East Nigeria where his radio programmes have huge audience base.

Education

Sam had his early education in Northern Nigeria. He had his secondary education at Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State, Nigeria. He then proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University where he studied Computer Science from 2008-2013. He also underwent professional training in broadcast media in 2015 to prepare him for a career in the broadcast media industry.

 

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Career

Sam began his career as a prominent OAP in July 2014 when he got employed as a radio anchor at Spectrum Broadcasting Limited, owners of Hot 98.3 FM Abuja, Hot 99.5 FM Owerri, and Hot 96.5 FM Asaba. After four years at Spectrum Broadcasting Limited, he then moved to Nigeria Info 92.3 FM, Port Harcourt in 2018 where he quickly became a sensation on radio based on his captivating presentation techniques. He anchors Saturday Morning Show which made him popular for using motivational topics to encourage listeners to strive for higher goals. He is also popular as the anchor of Lunch Hour show, a daily programme that keeps him in touch with his increasing audience base from Monday to Friday.

Personal Life

Sam keeps his family life quiet and under the radar, unlike some celebrities who always flaunt their private life on social media. He got wedded to his sweetheart, Abigail, in December 2018. She hails from Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria. Sam ensures that his dedication to life as an OAP does not affect his commitment to his family.

Finally!

Sam is one of the most outstanding voices on radio in Rivers State. He knows how to use exceptional presentation skills to engage his guests and audience members who all remain very energetic and active throughout the duration of his programme. Whenever he is on air, the charisma reflected through his soft but electrifying speech mannerism endears him to many more listeners. Sam is a role model to many young Nigerians, especially young men who wish to pursue a successful career in radio broadcasting. He is among the few OAPs in Nigeria who make radio broadcasting a profession desired by many young Nigerians.

 

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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