Rahama Sadau is a Nigerian professional Hausa actress. She is the winner of Best Actress (Kannywood) at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014 and 2015. Rahama is studying Human Resource Management at school of Business and Finance of Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus. She had also applied to universities in Dubai and Florida.
She won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards in 2015 by African Voice. Sadau is the most followed female kannywood actress with over 600 thousand followers on Instagram and 90 thousand plus on Twitter. In 2017, she became the first Hausa speaking female celebrity to appear in the top ten Hottest Female Nigeria Celebrities.
In early October 2016, Rahama was reportedly banned from the Hausa film industry (Kannywood) by the Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN) due to her performance in a music video. MOPPAN argued that the “hugging and cuddling” in the video was offensive. Conservative Muslim clerics have accused the Kannywood film industry of corrupting people’s values. She was however, on 8 October 2016 reported to be featuring in a movie series on EbonyLife TV.