Niniola full name is Niniola Apata, born 15 December 1986, is a Nigerian female singer and songwriter signed to Drumroll Records. She came to limelight in 2013 after she came out 3rd runner-up at the Project Fame West Africa Season 6.
Upon the release of her breakthrough debut single “Ibadi”, Niniola was nominated in the “Most Promising Act to Watch” category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Early Life and background
NINIOLA APATA aka NINIOLA is a singer, song writer and performer who
hails from EKITI STATE. She was born on the 15th of December.
Born into a family that had nothing but Love and support for each
other. She went on to attend Apata Memorial School after which she went
and bagged her Bachelor of Education from the University of Lagos.
Niniola fell in love with music right from when she was a kid. And
in high school she had a sort of request show during her free time where
her friends will make requests and she will sing to her classmates.
This was possible because of her large repertoire of songs and clear
vocals…She was tagged “the human radio“…
She later joined the school cultural group and participated in social activities.
Although she’s immersed herself in music, and enjoyed accolades from
friends and family, she wanted the world to hear her voice. Thus going
for a couple of competitions thereby harnessing her singing skills.
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MTN PROJECT FAME
Niniola was the 3rd Runner-Up in the MTN PROJECT FAME Competition
Season 6 (2013), where she performed with the likes of KCEE and also
performed her personal composition “ITURA” which was produced by COBHAMS
ASUQUO…A song that was loved by everyone who heard it.
Niniola with a Vocal range that can crack a glass, takes her
influences, from the likes of Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston, Celine
Dion, The Cranberries, Madonna, Beyoncé and Yoruba(African) music, and
uses them to shape her own style…In her words “I naturally gravitate to a
sound that’s filled with warmth and timelessness”.
And finally out with her first Official Single “IBADI” Which was
produced by Sarz, A new genre she has created for herself and calls it
“AFRO-HOUSE”. That is a blend of afrobeat and House music, the single as
we speak is getting massive airplay in Nigeria and around the
After which she released another song titled GBOWODE which she
delivered in her traditional Ekiti Yoruba. Another song making waves on
all radio stations and was produced by Jospo.
And she would not stop there as she delivered yet another
classically done song titled AKARA OYIBO which she went on to dedicate
to all Lovers Out there.
Following successful releases of all her songs Niniola decided to
drop yet another chart burster titled SOKE, which was also produced by
the HIT MAKER SARZ.
SOKE went on to be another fans favorite and topped radio charts yet again.
Niniola has graced many stages since releasing her debut single and is preparing to grace more in the coming years…
ADOPT-A-CHILD’S-EDUCATION (SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM STARTED IN 2015)
NEA AWARDS 2015 (MOST PROMISING ACT TO WATCH)
NIGERIAN ACHIEVERS AWARD 2015 (BEST PROMISING FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR)
Niniola is an easy going person, fun to be with when comfortable,
Likes to listen to music and sing along (as this always brightens her
day).Niniola is a Christian, her style is anything classy and very
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Contact on her social media