Tuesday, 20 December 2011


Onyeka Onwenu is a Nigerian singer, actress and politican.
In 2006, she won the African Movie Academ Award for Best Actress in a supporting role.
She is currently the chairperson for the Imo State Council for Arts and Culture.
She has been singing Gospel and many other syles of music in Nigeria since the 1970s.
She began her broadcatsing career with the Nigerian Television Authority(NTA) in the 1980s.
Her father was a politician and died when she was barely four years old.
Under the banner of Association of Female Musicians in Nigeria (AFEM), she released an album with other artists in support of an anti-HIV/AIDS campaign.
She is fondly called the 'Elegant Stallion' and ranks amongst the best artists that Nigeria has produced both locally and internationally.

Tolu Falode.

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