Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, Nigeria, is among the cities with the most competitive and sophisticated broadcast media landscapes in the country. The impressive nature of electronic media houses is not unconnected to the exceptional performance of On-Air Personalities (OAPs) in these organizations thrilling the audience with interesting programmes and captivating presentation techniques. Some of these OAPs in Ibadan have become household names among the audience, distinguishing themselves from their colleagues in the industry. Here’s a list of top 10 hottest female OAPs in Ibadan compiled in no particular order.
8. Miriam Adeola Gbadebo
Miriam Ademola Gbadebo is apopular OAP in Ibadan with a unique voice that thrills her listeners. Popularly called ‘Mspyce’, Miriam is a beautiful sultry presenter on radio. She had worked with Fresh FM and Raypower Ibadan before joining Splash 105.5 FM where she co-hosts ‘smooth home drive’ with Jacobs Adeyemi. Miriam is quite charming, with a captivating personality on and off air. She handles red carpet events, is full of fun, and has a lot going for her. Miriam is among the best hands in Splash FM Ibadan.
7. Telojo Emina
Telojo Emina, is among the On Air Personalities that make Beat 97.9 FM very popular in Ibadan and beyond. Popularly called Tee Jay, this gorgeous personality hails from Delta State but she was born and bred in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The English graduate of the University of Benin had wanted to study Mass Communication owing to her childhood dream of becoming a broadcaster but as fate would have it, she is presently fulfilling that dream as a radio presenter in Ibadan where she works at the Beat 97.9 FM. Her shows, ‘The Night Time Show with Tee Jay on Mondays to Thursdays, and ‘The Drive Time Show’ every Friday are two of the best radio programmes with the large following. Telojo who also works with ScoopNaija to interview iconic and respected celebrities, has continued to grow her fanbase beyond Ibadan as she is presently making waves on air, online, and everywhere else. Tee Jay is one of the hottest OAPs in Ibadan. Her unique voice keeps listeners glued to their sets whenever she’s on air.
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6. Oluwatosin Adeniyi
Oluwatosin Adeniyi, popularly known as Heisha, graduated from the department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan. Heisha joined the University of Ibadan community radio, Diamond FM, and she grew to become one of the favourite presenters of the station. While doing her NYSC in Kwara State, Oluwatosin excelled at UNILORIN 89.3FM where she anchored the state’s NYSC broadcast programme. She became one of the most heard voices on radio and this development eventually earned her the opportunity to serve as a media aide to the Kwara State Commissioner for Information and Communications. Oluwatosin is presently with R2FM, Ibadan where she co-hosts ‘R2 Lunch Show’ every weekday from 11am to 4pm. Her programme is well listened to, making her a household name in Ibadan.
5. Andrea Odu-Obi
Andrea Oduobi is charming On Air Personality, actor, voice actor, public speaker, and girl child’s rights activist. She is an African Culture enthusiast among other passions. A graduate of International Relations from Espam Formation University Cotonu Republic of Benin, Andre as she is fondly called, has worked with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation, Star Fm Ibadan, Petals Fm Ibadan, r2fm 92.9.She now works with 32FM 94.9 Ibadan, where she hosts an inspiration programme, ‘Moonlight’. Andre is versatile. She has anchored several major events, managed Product activations for some blue chips including power oil mother’s day event and many others, As a voice actor she has done voice overs for some media outfits and other establishments such as Qatar airways, Gti investment bank, MTN amongst others. As a model she has represented several fashion brands for look books and has also starred in TV commercials for top brands. She is also the pioneer of the radio show Andre and the girls a show that discuses topical issues surrounding the female folk while giving young aspiring female broadcasters an opportunity for expression. Andre is an inspirational OAP who is a role model to many young ladies in Nigeria.
4. Rolake Bello
Rolake Bello is one of the best hands in Fresh FM, Ibadan. She has a lively, peachy, and infectiously soothing voice which captivates her audience and keeps them glued to their radio sets whenever her programme is on. Rolake was once honoured with the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards as the most Outstanding Radio Programme Presenter. She is really good at this job. This hot OAP is so charming on air that she is regarded as the Duchess of radio in Ibadan. Rolake is a household name in Oyo State and beyond. Her show ‘Drive Time’ is well listened to and she also has an exquisite off-air personality that makes her popular among many radio listeners and fans. She also hosts concerts and some entertainment events in Ibadan whenever she is off air. Rolake is one of the hottest OAPs in Ibadan.
3. Folakemi Arowolo
Folakemi Arowolo graduated from the department of Mass Communication and Media Technology graduate, Lead City University, Ibadan. She was a secondary school teacher in Ibadan before joining Naija FM, Ibadan. She then grew to become a radio goddess largely respected by her fans and peers in the media industry. Folakemi’s exceptional presentation styles captivates her listeners and keeps them glued to their radio sets anytime she is on air. Popularly called Folakemi Mighty, this gorgeous-looking OAP is also an event compere and planner. She is among the hottest female OAPs in Ibadan.
2. Josephine Odion Amiegbe
Josephine OdionAmiegbe works with Beat FM Ibadan. She was born and bred in Lagos State though her parents are from Edo State. This popular OAP joined Beat FM in 2015. The graduate University of Benin with B.Sc. Sociology and Anthropology has immeasurable passion for broadcasting which she followed and today, has become one of the hottest OAPs in Ibadan. Josephine began her career in broadcasting in 2012 when she got an appointment with Raypower, Benin City where she hosted and presented different radio programmes.
She is now with Beat FM, where she co-hosts ‘Morning Rush’ with Wale Ozolua. Josephine’s voice was described as “one of the sweetest and smoothest you can hear on radio.” This is why listeners remain glued to their radio sets while she is on air. Her ability to use the English language clearly and effectively is one of Josephine’s strongest points, which makes it very easy for her to communicate with her audience in flowing and eloquent manner. Josephine is a household name among radio listeners in Oyo State and beyond.
1. Ronke Giwa-Onafuwa
Ronke Giwa-Onafuwa, is another very popular OAP in Ibadan. She is an English graduate of the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos and alumna of the London Centre of Contemporary Music (LCCM), United Kingdom, where she studied Music Performance and Production. After her study abroad, Ronke returned to Nigeria and did her mandatory National Youth Service Corpse (NYSC) programme at Splash FM where she grew under the tutelage of Edmund Obilo who gave her 5 minutes session on his programme. Today, Ronke Giwa-Onafuwa is a multiple award-winning radio personality based in Ibadan and works at the first private radio station in the city, Splash 105.5 FM. She is gradually breaking the norms in the Nigeria media industry as she had won some national honours such as NBMA Most Popular OAP Awards (2015) and TUSH Awards OAP of the Year (2016). Ronnie G as she is known by her fans, is a motivational speaker, and voice over artiste. Ronke is an inspiration to many of her fans in Ibadan and beyond. She is among the hottest OAPs in Ibadan you should listen to their programmes.