Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is a lawyer and media personality, popular events TV show host known for hosting the Big Brother Naija reality show, Rubbin’ Minds talk show on Channels TV , as well as co-hosting The Spot and Men’s Corner on Ebonylife Television.
Ebuka holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Abuja, and Master of Laws in Intellectual Property as well as Communications law from American University Washington.
The Big Brother Nigeria show launched him into the entertainment Industry. In 2006, he went in as one of the14 housemates on the first season of the popular reality, finishing in eighth place.
In January 2017, he was announced as the host of the second season of Big Brother Naija, as well as the third season.
After the reality show in 2006, he signed endorsement deals with a major telecommunications brand and a brewing company and as such hosted Friend or Foe on NTA, the GLO Show, also on NTA, as well as Guinness’ Greatness TV. He also maintained a weekly column called Contrast with on Thisday Newspapers, and he has written for other publications including What’s New & Ace Magazines.
In the run up to the 2011 general elections in Nigeria, he hosted the first ever presidential debate focused on youth issues, which was broadcast live across Nigeria.
He has also contributed on several online publications including the Y!, 360Nobs, Breaking Times, and StyleVitae.
Ebuka has received several award nominations and won the award for Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year at the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards for his work on Rubbin’ Minds.
He was nominated in the On-Air Personality category of The Future Awards for 2007 and 2008 consecutively. As well as Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year (Male) at the Nigerian Broadcaster’s Merit Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015 which he won.
In 2011, he was selected as a Global Shaper – an exclusive group of young emerging leaders across the world – with the World Economic Forum.
In 2013, he was honored by the Federal Government as one of the Best 100 Young Nigerians in one of the events to mark Nigeria’s 100th anniversary as a union.
Culled from Wikipedia