Olisa Adibua

Olisa Adibua Biography / Profile

Olisa Adibua was born in Lagos, Nigeria, on September 29th, 1967. He is a seasoned on-air-personality, media consultant, television show host, television and radio personality.

Olisa Adibua Age

Olisa Adibua is 55 years old.

Olisa Adibua Early Life

Olisa grew up with his family in the city of Lagos where he also schoolded.

Olisa Adibua Career

Olisa is one of the most respected and in demand radio and television executive producer and presenter on the African continent. Olisa is not only one of the biggest personalities but has also been at the cutting edge of African electronic media and entertainment since 1988 with more than 30 years experience in television, radio, film, and live events.

His electronic media career started with the Nigeria Television Authority as an independent presenter, producer and director on popular magazine/light entertainment programmes such as 'Tops of the pops' and 'Super sounds'. Olisa then went on to present, produce and direct four different weekly programmes like clapperboard Rap show and soul with sprite for Nigerians first independent private Television station, Clapperboard Television. Olisa has had a long and fruitful association with corporate Nigeria both as a spokesperson and on various platforms such as television, radio and live events.

Olisa has hosted the MTN Nigeria's Y’ello Television and Radio shows made numerous appearances as a host or as part of media campaigns for events including Project Fame Africa, Sean Paul tour, Wyclef Jean tour, Star Mega Jam, Face of Africa, The St. Moritz Style Awards, Thisday Fashion Show and music event, Launch of MTV Base Africa, Nigerian Television Authority's Charity Telethon in aid of Ikeja Cantonment bomb victims, groundbreaking shows like Apprentice Africa, Big brother Nigeria and worked with other blue chip clients like Mercedes Benz, Nokia, British Airways, Moet & Chandon, Oceanic Bank, Audi, British American Tobacco, Nigeria Breweries, Hennessy, United Bank For Africa, Chicken Republic, Virgin Atlantic, Johnnie Walker, Motorola, Guinness, Starcomms, Virgin Nigeria, Gillette Razors, Coca Cola and is the current host and an executive producer of the music reality show, Naija Sings.

From 1998 to 2008, Olisa hosted the number one afternoon drive time radio show on 96.9 Cool FM till he moved in 2009 to launch the Beat 99.9FM, as the morning drive-time host and Programme Director, a role he also performs for a Pidgin English radio station, Naija FM 102.7. As a co-founder and executive director of Storm 360, Olisa is a part of a formidable team that is steering a company that is a leader in the Nigeria Media and entertainment industry. Adibua's good standing within the industry vast experience and diverse talents have made him a brand name recognized not only in Nigeria, but across the African continent and amongst Nigerians in the Diaspora.

He signed a endorsement deal with telecommunications giant, Globacom in 2013. A year later, he launched his YouTube Channel, “The Truth With Olisa” in August 2014, where he interviewed prominent names like Genevieve Nnaji, D’banj, Wizkid, Ice Prince, Davido, PSquare, Ali-Baba, Dj Jimmy Jatt and Olamide to name a few. He also launched his blog, olisa.tv, in January 2015.

Olisa Adibua Personal Life

According to reports, around 2am on Thursday September  8th,2011, Mr Adibua walked into his station and began to batter his own member of staff, Dewunmi, a Naija FM 102.7 news editor who works on a night shift. Olisa at the time was the programme director of Naija FM and of the Beat FM, as well as a morning host on the Morning Drive with Oreka. Mr. Adibua is said to have battered his subordinate with a brick whilst Dewunmi was asleep.

At over 50 years, the Edo state indigene is still single. In an interview he revealed why this was the case. "Well, unfortunately, my problem is that I’ve been married to my work for a long time. So, I’ve gotten used to a certain routine. My day starts at 5am, it ends around 10,11pm. So, if I had married now, whoever she is, even if it was Mother Theresa, she should have left me by now," he said.

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Olisa Adibua Awards

Olisa was nominated fot the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for Outstanding Radio Program Presenter- Lagos (Morning Ride 5am-11am).

Olisa Adibua Net Worth

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