Adora Oleh

Adora Oleh, is a British born Nigerian TV presenter and the first co-host of MTN Project Fame, which she co-hosted for five years.[1][2] On Sunday 8 December 2013, Adora Oleh won the most popular female TV presenter award in Nigerian Broadcasters Awards which took place in Lagos.[3] She used to host her talk show – "The Adora Oleh Show" on Vox Africa, an entertainment programme which focuses on positive role models and entrepreneurs making waves (especially entertainment, fashion, and business).

Adora Oleh
Born
Surrey, England
NationalityNigerian
EducationLondon School of Journalism
OccupationJournalist, TV Presenter, Model
Known forHosted Project Fame West Africa
Spouse(s)Single
Websitehttp://adoraoleh.com/

Early life & EducationEdit

Adora Oleh was born and raised in Surrey, England as the eldest of three children of her parents. Adora studied law in the university and holds a postgraduate Diploma in Media Law and Journalism and another postgraduate in Public Relations from the London School of Journalism. [4]

CareerEdit

Hosting & journalismEdit

She worked at MTV Base in 2002. Alongside Joseph Benjamin, she cohosted Project Fame West Africa, a music talent TV reality show in 2009 and was the host for consecutive 5 years. Adora in 2012 made her debut as a television presenter on American TV Station on FOX News. On this job, she covered the birth of Prince Williams first royal baby. She then presented on the fashion TV station, TOPSHOP TV in London as a Fashion Correspondent where she reviews key fashion trends when she interview top designers and models. She and her sister, Chika Oleh are the co-owners of Chiad TV Productions, a television production and events company. Her talk show 'The Adora Oleh Show' was produced by he productions company and aired on AIT, DSTV Nigeria Silverbird TV and SKY’s VOX Africa UK.[5] She was the co host of the show Nigeria's Top Model which was created by Tyra Banks.

ModelingEdit

In 2012 Adora was part of the judging panel for Lagos Fashion and Design Week: Young designers of the year. At the event, she was also the muse for the California born Nigerian fashion designer, Emmy Collins first female couture line.[6]

Awards & AmbassadorshipEdit

Adora become the African Ambassador in 2013 for Guinness ‘Snapp’, a apple cocktail beverage.[7][8] She was nominated at the 2013 Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards(ELOY) for 'Brand Ambassador of the Year' as the ambassador for SNAPP.[9]

In 2013, in the Most Popular Female TV Presenter category [10] at the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards she was nominated. Adora took home the award as she ended up the winner.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ononye, Ifeoma. "Modelling Has Been Steady Part Of My Career – Adora Oleh". DAILY INDEPENDENT. Retrieved 9 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Emea, Agatha. "Nigeria: I Am Living my Dream – Adora Oleh". All Africa. All Africa. Retrieved 10 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Bellanaija.com. "Adora Oleh, Uti Nwachukwu, Karen Igho & Toke Makinwa at the 2013 Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards in Lagos". Bellanaija.com. Retrieved 9 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Diagbare, Remi (13 March 2011). "Most Desirable- Single Ladies under 40 sassy and savvy". Vanguard Newspaper. Retrieved 10 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Modelling Has Been Steady Part Of My Career - Adora Oleh | Independent Newspapers Nigeria". www.independent.ng. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  6. ^ Aiki, Damilare (2012-11-07). "2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week: Emmy Collins". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  7. ^ Aiki, Damilare (2012-09-24). ""It begins with a SNAPP!" Guinness Nigeria launches Refreshing Beverage for Ladies of Style – Photos of Adora Oleh, Toke Makinwa, Freeze, Eku Edewor, Mai Atafo & More". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  8. ^ Onos (2013-04-25). "BN Exclusive: Media Personalities Toolz, Adora Oleh & Dolapo Oni are the New Ambassadors for Snapp!". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  9. ^ BellaNaija.com (2013-09-16). "Stephanie Linus, Adora Oleh, Ms. Jaie, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Maria Okanrende, Toyin Lawani & More Nominated for the 2013 Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards | View the Full List". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  10. ^ "Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award unveils award categories for 2013 | Premium Times Nigeria". 2013-08-04. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  11. ^ Bellanaija.com. "Adora Oleh, Uti Nwachukwu, Karen Igho & Toke Makinwa at the 2013 Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards in Lagos". Bellanaija.com. Retrieved 9 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)