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Adora Oleh, Uti Nwachukwu, Karen Igho & Toke Makinwa at the 2013 Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards in Lagos | Full List of Winners!



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The 2013 Nigerian Broadcasters Awards took place on Sunday 8th December 2013 in Lagos. The awards ceremony was organized to honour some of the biggest names in the Nigerian media world. won the Best blog/website award, Adora Oleh won the most popular female TV presenter award while Uti Nwachukwu won in the male category and Toke Makinwa is the outstanding radio presenter of the year.

Also present at the event were Karen Igho, African China and Oscar Oyinsan.

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African China

African China



Adora Oleh

Adora Oleh

Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa

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Cossy Orijakor

Cossy Orijakor

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Uti Nwachukwu

Uti Nwachukwu

Karen Igho

Karen Igho

Toke Makinwa & Uti Nwachukwu

Toke Makinwa & Uti Nwachukwu

Karen Igho, Uti Nwachukwu & Oscar Oyinsan

Karen Igho, Uti Nwachukwu & Oscar Oyinsan

2013 Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards
1. Newscaster of the Year (TV): Male – Gimba Umar (TVC) | Female – Chioma Ifeanyi-Obianiwa (STV)
2. Radio Newscaster of the Year (English)Juwe Ikechukwu (Raypower FM)
3. Newscaster of the Year (Indigenous)Tunji Olalekan (Koko Inu iwe Iroyin on Bond FM)
4. News Reporter of The Year (TV Only): Male – Seun Okinbaloye (Channels TV) | Female – Christycole Popoola (TVC News)
5. TV Station of the Year (National): LTV 8
6. TV Station of the Year (Regional): B.C.O.S (Ibadan)
7. TV Channel Of the Year: Wap
8. Entertainment Channel Of the Year (TV): MTV Base Nigeria | Music Africa
9. Radio Station of the Year: Lagos (Central) Raypower 100.5 FM | South-West Royal FM (Ilorin) | South-East Vision Africa Radio (Umuahia) | North Liberty Radio 91.7FM (Kaduna)
10. Best Indigenous Radio Station: Naija FM (Lagos)
11. Campus Radio Station of the Year: Unizik FM
12. Campus Radio Presenter of the Year: Larry Foreman (Unilag FM)
13. Online Radio Station of the Year: IGroove
14. Most Outstanding Pay Digital TV Channel Provider: StarTimes
15. TV Programme of the Year: Sports – Sports Tonight (Channels TV) | Drama – Emerald Series | Entertainment/Talkshow – StarGist | Reality Show – Nigeria’s Got Talent | Brands/Business – De Market Place
16. Radio Programme of the Year: Sport – Sports at Dawn (Rainbow FM) | Comedy – Comedy Happy Hour with D-Don (Rainbow FM) | Talk Show – Road Show with Freeze & Kaylah (Cool FM)
17. Most Popular In-House DJ: Radio – DJ Mewsic (Brila FM) | TV – DJ Smooth (STV)
18. Most Popular TV Presenter: Male – Uti Nwachukwu (Jara) | Female – Adora Oleh (The Adora Oleh Show) | Sports (Male) – Toyin Ibitoye (Channels TV) | (Female) – Kemi Muyi Adeniyi (LTV)
19. Best Radio Presenter (National): Male Ambrose Somide (Raypower) | Female – Anita Izedeh (Rhythm FM)
20. Most Popular Indigenous Presenter (TV/Radio): Male – Mc Ice Water (Eko FM) | Female – Feyikemi Olayinka (Owuro Lawa on LTV)
21. Corporate Organization of the Year: Manufacturing Industry – Honeywell Group | Telecommunication – Airtel | Bank – Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB)
22. Outstanding Presenter of the Year (Radio): Talk Shows (Lagos) – Male – Sly Ojigbede (Classic FM) | Female – Toke Makinwa (Rhythm FM) | North – Male – Nwokedi Moses (Wazobia FM) | Female – Amaka Udeh (Hot FM Abuja) | South-West (Male) – Don Tee (Splash FM) | (Female) – Tope Alabi (Star FM Ibadan) | South-East (Male) Didi Egbuna (Dream FM, Enugu) | Female – Omalicha (Blaze FM) | Sports (Male) Murphy Ijemba (Brila FM) | (Female) Princess Fiona (Nigeria Info)
23. Sexiest On-Air Personality: Male Chriz De Razor (Beat FM) | Female Onyiye Gift Agriga (Kapital FM)
24. Print Media of the Year: Daily Independent
25. Best New Radio Station: Lagos Traffic Radio (Lagos)
26. Actor of the Year: Male – Bimbo Manuel (Tinsel) | Female Funlola Aofiyebi Raimi (Tinsel)
27. Artiste of the Year: Male – Davido | Female – Tiwa Savage
28. Cameraman of the Year: Akinsoji Emmanuel (TVC)
29. African TV Presenter of the Year: Male – Adesope Olajide (VOX-Africa Nigeria) | Female – Vimbai Mutinhiri- (Zimbabwe)
29. Indigenous TV Channel of the Year: Oodua
30. Station Director/ Manager of the Year: (TV) Abiola Alabi (M-Net) | Radio Evita Moussalli (Wazobia, Cool & Nigerian Info)
31. Website of the Year: Premium Times
32. Blog/Website of the Year:


  1. fumbi

    December 12, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    lool…i was about commenting on(condemning) toke ,until i remembered that shes actually a radio presenter,,,my bad……please what did karen get an award for,the list is too long cant bother abeg………..WHAT COULD COSSY POSSIBLY WIN THOOOO?

    • Blossom

      December 13, 2013 at 10:47 am


  2. Tunmise

    December 12, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Wow!congrats Bellanaija

  3. Annonymous

    December 12, 2013 at 10:15 pm

    Adora Oleh……………..beautiful babe .com

  4. ned

    December 12, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    how old is cossy again?

  5. Ziki

    December 12, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    Cossy?presentin or receivin, LOL

    • Idak

      December 13, 2013 at 2:41 pm

      Receiving what?

  6. Anon

    December 12, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    Toke congrats. Hope people will see you in a new light.

  7. Ziki

    December 12, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    when i saw Cossy d’level fr d’award show dropped

  8. Bisqo

    December 12, 2013 at 11:40 pm

    BellaNaija congrats, Toke congrats, Davido congrats, Tiwa congrats and the others too numerous to type… Una do well!!!
    Toke, luv the prom dress look on you! You look like Princess Barbie!

  9. Thelma

    December 13, 2013 at 12:30 am

    Adaora Oleh is a stunner.
    That pic with Uti and Cossy turns my stomach….
    Toke looks cute in her little black dress
    Congrats BN on your award.

  10. wiklo

    December 13, 2013 at 1:08 am

    Toke is HEADED in the right direction in Nigerian broadcasting, keep shining love!

  11. Mzlyrics

    December 13, 2013 at 4:21 am

    Most Outstanding Pay Digital TV Channel Provider: StarTimes…Seriously??? *no comment*

  12. @ify_eva

    December 13, 2013 at 5:59 am

    Pls which award did Cossy win?

  13. Loveth .O

    December 13, 2013 at 7:57 am

    That Adora Oleh is a Pretty lady. love Toke’s outfit

  14. Love .O.

    December 13, 2013 at 7:58 am


  15. Eve82

    December 13, 2013 at 8:21 am

    This one Uti de kiss de close eyes…I no fit shout!

  16. chinny Akpa

    December 13, 2013 at 9:47 am

    nice dress tokes…… what is karen wearing btw?!

  17. billionaire in grace

    December 13, 2013 at 10:17 am

    The lady in the yellow dress is very very very very beautiful

  18. Chum chum

    December 13, 2013 at 10:34 am

    Hmmmm Uti this ur kiss shaa, like they are flogging you to do it.

  19. farbdoll

    December 13, 2013 at 10:51 am

    cossy looks so scruffy,and old….with her bushy hair wondering if she has a hair brush..

  20. T.I.

    December 13, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    Toke looks so cute. Well done to the outstanding achievers.

  21. T.I.

    December 13, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    Well done to the outstanding achievers.

  22. Tina

    December 13, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    So them no give Beat 99.9 anything? i smell beef……Beat Fm is the best joor…..Olisa,Maria,Koch,Toolz Gbemi,Chris,douglas and the rest

  23. Athena

    December 13, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    Toke…I stay it again, International Level Celebrity. That Karen chic….**no words*


    December 13, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    What does Toke do to win an award ??

    • lol

      December 13, 2013 at 2:03 pm

      attend a party.

  25. Rynyx

    December 13, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    the awards are almost more than the people who attended. what did cosy win or was she presenting? she looks scruffy as usual. congrats bella Naija. darris all I see there….

  26. B2

    December 13, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    How will you see what Toke Makinwa does to deserve an award????you cant see it now, when all you see is what she does wrong, get a life, Toke Makinwa is headed for the very top, don’t you see? regardless of your constant pull down, she soars…just like an Eagle…you, what are you known for?

  27. [email protected]

    December 13, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    Toke looking so clean my petit chica bonito.

  28. [email protected]

    December 13, 2013 at 6:21 pm

    beautiful pple

  29. Meredith

    December 14, 2013 at 12:58 am

    I think Derele is more popular than Uti by far!! I have never seen Jara but if anything, Derele is more popular for not only his amazing deliverables but also his outstanding success stores! Uti ok, Nwachukwu ni! All he does is wear designer labels and photo bomb every picture.

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