Nduka Obaigbena popularly known as Duke of Owa Kingdom is a famous Nigerian Columnist. an Enterpreneur and the establishing Moderator of the THISDAY Media Group and ARISE News Channel.
Obaigbeba originally hails from Delta State, Nigeria. Born 14th July 1959 at Ibadan,Oyo State into the Royal family of Owa Kingdom in Delta State. He is currently 62 years old.
Nduka gained his SSCE certificate from Edo College, in Edo State. Went to Graduate School of Business at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg e.t.c.
He started publishing the Thisday Nigerian newspaper in the year 1995.
In the year 2000, Nduka established the yearly Thisday Awards which probity above mentioned who made offerings to Nigerian society in the political stade, worldwide business, Women of distinction, and leading numbers in the Nigerian education zone.
In 2006, he founded the ThisDay Music and Fashion Festival. The Music fest featured several musical acts such as Beyonce, Rihanna, John Legend, Lionel Richie, Dianna Ross, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Naomi Campbell, Liya Kedebe,e.t.c.
In 2013 Nduka Obaigbena started an international TV news channel with an African concentration, Arise News, signing a bargain with Globecast for planet conveyance on Astra 2G for newscast on the UK Sky platform, and to Hot Bird for cable distribution, with bases in London, New York City, Johannesburg, and Lagos.
He is also the founder and CEO of Arise Magazine and Arise Fashion Week. Arise Fashion week have featured a few times at The New York and Paris Fashion Weeks.
Nduka Obaigbena first marriage was not successful they went their separate ways, even though they were blessed with beautiful children. However he remarried again to Ms Ikyuma Doris Aondoaka in 2018
The (EFCC) started interrogating into the pursuits of Nduka Obaigbena. The ask was due to Lamentations by his workers over his failure to meet payment due date.
Duke of Owa Kingdom Nduka Obaigbena is one of the richest and most influencial Columnist Nationwide with estimated Networth of $450,000.
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