Niniola Apata better known by her stage name Niniola is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. She rose to recognition in 2013 after emerging as the third runner-up on the sixth season of MTN’s Project Fame West Africa.
The singer who is widely known as Nigeria’s Queen of Afrohouse has experienced immense growth in her career over the years.
Here are a few interesting facts you should know about her.
1. Niniola is a native of Ekiti State but was born in Lagos State on December
2. She had her primary and secondary school education at Apata Memorial High School.
3. Niniola is a graduate of the University of Lagos where she bagged her Bachelor of Education.
4. She competed in Season 6 of Project Fame West Africa where she placed 3rd Runner-Up.
5. Niniola is related to Teni The Entertainer.
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6. In 2015, she was nominated in the “Most Promising Act to Watch” category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
7. Niniola describes her style of music as “Afro-House”, a blend of afrobeat and house music.
8. All Niniola’s songs have topped various charts globally with Maradona currently leading the trend. She has also made appearances on several songs which have made waves too.
9. On 7th August 2018, Niniola became the first female Nigerian artist to cross 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
10. On Friday the 9th of November 2018, Niniola headlined her first ever concert “The Human Radio“. The very successful concert was held at the Landmark Event Center in Victoria Island, Lagos
11. In 2018, she was nominated for the BET AWARDS, Viewers Choice Best International Act Category.