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Okoye, 19 others on list of 20 women shaping Nigeria’s


Blogger, award-winning entertainment journalist and goal-oriented publicist Rita Okoye has been named on the list of 20 women shaping the narrative in the Nigerian entertainment space.


The list published on many influential websites, including Entertainmentreporterng  has many female leading lights, including actress and producer of box office hits, Funke Akindele (aka Jenifa), media mogul Mo Abudu, and Grammy winner and Afrobeat powerhouse Tems.



Other notable names on the list are actress Bimbo Ademoye, movie producer Ruth Kadiri and skitmakers Kemi Ikuseedun (aka Kemzmama and ‘Mrs Macaroni’) and Bukunmi Adeaga (Kiekie).


Rita Okoye, a seasoned entertainment reporter whose career spanned many reputable newspapers such as The Sun, National Life and Vanguard, is described in the list as: “a distinguished entertainment journalist, blogger, and publicist, with over a decade of experience in the Nigerian media industry; renowned for her insightful coverage of Nollywood…a respected voice in the entertainment landscape.”


Ms Okoye, who currently writes for The Sun, won the 2019 Entertainment Writer of the Year award at the 13th Nigeria Media Nite-Out Awards (NMNA).


She has an unmatched portfolio of exclusive interviews featuring top Nollywood stars, and her incisive reports are an aperture through which the public understands the Nigerian entertainment landscape.


The women on the list—a collage of filmmakers, performing artists, media professionals and entrepreneurs and social media hegemons—are all influential personalities in their own right, each of whom is making significant contributions to the Nigerian entertainment scene.

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