Famous Nigerian Media Personalities

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 1 Ben Okri

Ben Okri
Famous As: Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Author, Poet
Birthdate: March 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Nigerian

 2 Buchi Emecheta

Buchi Emecheta
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Sociologist, Playwright, Editor, Children's writer
Birthdate: July 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Nigerian
Died: January 25, 2017
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 3 Mo Abudu

Mo Abudu
Famous As: Talk Show Host, Media Proprietor
Birthdate: September 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Nigerian

Born in London, Nigerian media magnate Mo Abudu is known for her pathbreaking contribution to the African media. She launched EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first global all-black lifestyle channel, and executive-produced Fifty, the highest-grossing Nigerian film of 2015. A former recruitment consultant, she is also part of the British Psychological Society.

 4 Gani Fawehinmi

Gani Fawehinmi
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Nigerian
Died: September 5, 2009

 5 Flora Nwapa

Flora Nwapa
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Nigerian
Died: October 16, 1993

 6 Onuora Nzekwu

Onuora Nzekwu
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: February 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Nigerian
Died: April 21, 2017