Niniola Apata better known by her stage name Niniola, is a Nigerian singer and songwriterShe rose to recognition in 2013 after finishing third runner-up on the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa.

The songstress recently signed a deal with an American management and publishing company, Kobalt Music Group

Niniola Soars Higher, Lands International Deal With Kobalt Music Group

Stargist.com brings you 7 quick facts about her.

1. Niniola is a native of Ekiti State but was born in Lagos State where she had her primary and secondary school education at Apata Memorial High School.

2.  She participated in several social activities and competitions in high school. She competed in Season 6 of Project Fame West Africa where she placed 3rd Runner-Up.

3. She is an alumna of the University of Lagos where she graduated with a Bachelor of Education certificate.

4. On 19 March 2014, Niniola released her debut single “Ibadi”, produced by Sarz. The song received positive critical reviews, topped national music charts and gained extensive airplay.

5. “Ibadi” and her single “Gbowode” were used as soundtracks in the Season 2 of Nigerian television drama series Gidi Up.

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.

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