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#WomanCrushWednesday The legendary Onyeka Onwenu

She began her music career in 1981 while still working with the NTA, releasing the album "For the Love of You".

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Onyeka Onwenu

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Our woman crush for today is the beautiful talented and prolific singer, Onyeka Onwenu.

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Onyeka Onwenu - One love

 

Known as one of the best acts to have ever graced the Nigerian music industry with hit songs like "One Love" and "You and I will live as one", we respect her as a living legend!

Born May 17, 1952, Onyeka is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, actress, journalist and politician.

The youngest daughter of Nigerian educationist and politician, D.K Onwenu she has been dubbed the "Elegant Stallion" by the Nigerian press, and is a former chairperson of the Imo State Council for Arts and Culture.

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King Sunny Ade, Onyeka Onwenu

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Onwenu possess a BA in International Relations and Communication of the Wellesley College of Massachusetts, USA, and a master's degree in Media Studies from The New School for Social Research in New York.

In 1984, she wrote and presented the internationally acclaimed BBC/NTA documentary called Nigeria, "A Squandering of Riches" which became the definitive film about corruption in Nigeria. She has also served on the board of the NTA.

Onyeka Onwenu sues Iroking over unauthorized sale of her music. play

Known fondly as ‘the elegant stallion’ in Nigeria, Onwenu is taking legal action against the company.

(Pointblank News)

 

She began her music career in 1981 while still working with the NTA, releasing the album "For the Love of You".

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