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Niyola Biography, Education, Net Worth and Songs

Niyola Biography

Niyola born Eniola Akinbo is a Nigerian artist and song writer. She was born on December 9, 1985 in Lagos into a large family of 13 children and is the last child. 

Niyola  studied Journalism at the Independent Journalism Center owned by PM News, and went on to study English Language at the University of Lagos while also taking  some courses in Travel & Tourism.

Niyola’s rise to musical stardom started way back in 2000 when she took part in the AMEN starlet competition and emerged first runner up. She later joined Trybe records but only briefly. She released her first singles Me n U (in da club) No more and Dem say. Niyola’s first three singles; Me n U (In da club), No more and Dem say were released under this imprint. Niyola got signed to Westside Music and released her debut album containing the smash hits Bring it on and Call my name that earned her two nominations that year at the Hip hop world awards .



After the release of the singles, Niyola gained recognition in the music industry and performed at major events like the Akon concert in Lagos, Calabar festival in Cross Rivers, Y’hello Festival alongside Sasha, and toured with CELTEL (now Airtel) in 2008. She also took part in the first girl power Tetmosol project amongst many others. In 2009, she took part in the OVATION RED CAROL theme song.

Niyola is popularly referred to as the first lady of Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) . She got signed on the label in 2012 and has since then sky rocketed to fame.

Niyola has worked with several artists such as Sasha P, Sound Sultan, Paul Play, Lynxxx to name a few. Besides writing songs and shooting top rated videos Niyola also does soundtracks for movies in her dialect Yoruba .In 2007 she wrote the theme song for 2FACE IDIBIA’s 2nd album concert and also did jingles for Coca Cola and a few other international brands.

Niyola Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be about $500, 000

Niyola Songs

  • Last Bus Stop
  • Toh Bad
  • Love to Love You
  • Never Gon’ Stop
  • Ise Sise
  • Belle No Be Showglass
  • Gimme Room
  • Playa In Love
  • Mo Rayan
  • Don’t Go There
  • Where Is the Love
  • My Prayer
  • Me n U (In da club)
  • No more
  • Dem say
  • Don’t Delay Me (Don’t Go There)
  • Be My Lover
  • Toh Bad
  • Crazy
  • Belle No Be Showglass ft. Sound Sultan
  • No comment
  • Love To Love You ft. Banky W

Niyola Music Video