Video Jockeys, also known as VJs, bring the best of entertainment to our TV screens. They discuss the latest trends, gossip, introduce us to top charting hit songs and fast-rising musicians, in a fun and entertaining way. Here are some of the VJs that entertain us daily and have become household names among Nigerians.
Adams Ibrahim Adebola, popularly known as VJ Adams got into the limelight after he contested at the 2008 edition of the Next Movie Star, West Africa. He can be said to be one of the VJs who paved the ways for many others. His career goes as far back as 2008 after his contest in the Next Movie Star Competition. V J Adams is known to be one of the lead anchors on Soundcity TV where he introduces the latest sensational hit songs together with co-host Pearl. Interestingly, he also has a flair for music and has released some songs. tracks like “Winner” and “Whazup” has even topped the music charts.
Widely known for anchoring the street request show on MTV base, Stephanie started her career in the media during her university days where she interned in several media houses. Her career in the media industry has grown in leaps and bounds, after co-hosting the Guinness Colourful world of more concert, she went ahead to feature in the popular TV series, Tinsel and has constantly been the face of the singing reality show, The Voice. Stephanie is a Nigerian-on-air personality and television presenter for MTV Base Africa and Ebony Life TV. To add to her impressive list of qualities, Stephanie also a has an impeccable sense of fashion. She never fails to bring her “A-game” when on the red carpet.
Although his name is Ehizojie Okoeguale, he prefers to be known as Ehiz for short. The “Dada Boy” got his big break in 2012 after winning the MTV VJ search and ever since he has been one of the most phenomenal VJs on the platform. Ehiz currently hosts Naija top 10 and Word On The Street on MTV Base where he and random people discuss trends, gossip, and Twitter hashtags. One quality that marks Ehiz’s craftsmanship as a VJ is the energy he brings with him while engaging in conversations with his interviewees. This energetic side of him is what makes him perhaps the most popular VJ in Nigeria.
Came into the public space after contesting for MTV VJ search in 2012 and ranked as the top 3 finalists. After the competition, she got hired by Ndani TV as a content creator and producer and has since worked with the platform to produce some great TV shows. Prior to contesting, Folu worked as a broadcaster in Inspiration FM. Folu can be described as a renaissance woman in every sense of the word; the VJ has produced some TV show like The Juice Season 1, The New Africa, Style Guide & Young C.E.O. She also earns her mark as a screenwriter as she wrote and produced Ndani TV’s “The New Africa” which received a nomination for Best Documentary at the Africa Magic Viewer Choice Awards 2016. Known for her sense of humour Folu knows how to make her audience feel at home. She also has and currently hosts the Fitfam on MTV Base.