Biography

Adaora Onyechere’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian tv/radio personality
Is Television presenter
From Nigeria
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female

Adaora Onyechere is a Nigerian TV/radio presenter, entrepreneur, motivational speaker and author. She is recognized as the co-anchor of Kakaaki, a daily talk show on Africa Independent Television.

 

Early life and education

Born in Nigeria to parents who are natives of Okigwe, a local government area of Imo State, Adaora was the first child of six children. In an interview with The Nation Newspaper, Adaora revealed that her parents wanted her to be a lawyer but her love for writing made her study English Language. Adaora completed her A Level education at IONA College, England then subsequently obtained a diploma in Law at Coventry University before she graduated from London Metropolitan University after studying English Broadcasting. Adaora also holds a master’s degree in creative writing after graduating from Oxford Brooks University.

 

Career

Prior to moving back into Nigeria in 2009, Adaora wrote for Worldview Magazine London, a student-based magazine back in the U.K. She had her first broadcasting stint as a radio presenter with Confluence Cable Network Limited, a broadcast media house in Kogi State before working for Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Vision FM and DAAR Communications, a media company that houses Africa Independent Television where she currently work as a presenter.

 

Publications

Apart from broadcasting, Adaora is a motivational book author. Some of her published books include:

  • Poetry for Life
  • Black Girl With A White Heart
  • Women In The World

Awards and recognitions

  • NOA Mission Envoy of Peace Award
  • Naija Daimond Winner Award

Personal life

Adaora is a single mother with a son. She is the initiator of several non-governmental organizations including the “Yellowjerrycan Save-A-Child Lend-A-Hand” project, a foundation that focuses on the welfare of children and women who have been victims of insurgencies and “International Rise Up Against Rape”, an initiative against child abuse and rape.

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