Born and raised in the city of Lagos, Kaylah Oniwo has always displayed balance as a strong and stylish personality. She attended the prestigious Nigerian Navy Secondary School Ojo and graduated with a BSc in Banking and Finance from Bowen University in Osun state, where she first developed an interest in Broadcast Journalism. Kaylah holds a certificate in Acting on Stage, Film, Dance and Drama which she obtained from talented Nigerian veteran actors – Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva’s Academy of Performing Arts.
During the course of Kaylah’s National Youth Service, she created and hosted shows on radio, specifically; on Radio Nigeria Unity FM, Abakaliki. Some of the shows include “Campus Square” and “Youth Scene”.
Kaylah joined Nigeria’s radio station Cool FM in 2010 where she co-hosts the “Road Show: Drive Time” from 3pm daily. Her love for fashion birthed the first successful and highly sought after radio fashion show titled “Catwalk with Kaylah” which features top Nigerian designers, photographers and many more as well as a working relationship with brands like L’oreal, Lux , Orbit , Colgate amongst others. She is a Style, fashion & beauty blogger as well as an influencer in the Nigerian fashion industry. Her energetic side as well as her love for music is evident in another radio show; “Party Club Mix’’. She is also a voice over artiste & an actor.
Work & Accolades
Barely a year in her career as a media personlaity, Kaylah hosted the Future Awards Leadership Summit in Febreuary 2011, the Red Carpet show at Aviators Magazine Aviator’s Night, the Copa Lagos Fashion Show at Eko Atlantic , and Hi Impact 1 & 2 which were held in October and December 2012 respectively.
Kaylah featured in a monologue on Finance at TW Magazine’s 5th Anniversary; and won the award for the Best Female On-Air Personality at the Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) award ceremony in 2012 amongst several nominations like the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards, Nigerian Entertainment awards to mention a few.
She has hosted various events spanning different walks of life. Some of the events include; L’Oreal and TW Magazine’s Color Me Pretty 2013, Lekki Fashion Week, the launch of Nigerian Fashion Label Nikky Couture in 2014, the ADVAN Awards for Marketing Excellence .
Kaylah hosted the send-off event for former Citibank managing director, Omar Hafeez and was also the co-host of Nigerian Idols, Season five; one of Nigeria’s biggest reality musical competitions and most recently she was a judge at the Miss Kanekalon Beauty Paegent 2015 & 2016, she hosted the Pearl Look Model Competition 2016 and the launch Of Vaterbra Technologies, Afrcan Fashion Week 2016, 50 shades of fashion for Lagos at 50 celebrations, MercedesBenz Beauty Business week, GTB fashionWeek, The Beauy Souk Beauty event ,Association of Arbitrators Gala Night, Fiesta of Flavours 2017, Lux x Maju Event, Kanekalon Arigato end of year award event amongst many others. Today, she is one of Nigerians leading media personalities, a beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger.
“ I am what I think, my thoughts determine every aspect of my life , I try to keep it as positive as I can regardless of the challenges that come my way. I believe in the incomparable power of God , with him all things are possible”
Kaylah Oniwo ~ Media Personality