Funmi IyandaFunmi Iyanda

Nigeria, Lagos


Occupational Information

Occupation: Media personality and entrepreneur

Occupational Position: CEO/Oya Media London, Ignite Media, Change-A-Life

Professional History

Funmi Iyanda is a multi-award winning broadcaster, journalist, columnist and blogger.  Olufunmilola Aduke Iyanda is a Nigerian talk show host, broadcaster, journalist, and blogger. She has produced and hosted a popular talk show New Dawn with Funmi, which aired on the national network for over eight years. She  is the CEO of Ignite Media, a content-driven media organisation operating out of Lagos. She has also released content on the web, one example of which was  Chop Cassava, an innovative series on the 2012 fuel subsidy protests in Lagos, Nigeria. It was released on the web because it could not be aired on Nigerian TV.

In 2011, she was honoured as a Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum and was recently named one of Forbes 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa


Geography in the University of Ibadan,Nigeria


2008 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


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