Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi, who left Ibadan-based radio station, Splash FM, has started the journey to becoming a Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D.
Between 2012 and 2016, many of her radio programmes, especially the newspapers’ analysis with her mentor, Edmund Obilo on Voices, made the station the most-listened to in the state.
She left Splash FM together with Obilo in the early part of 2016 after launching her debut novel- On the Bank of the River, in 2015.
Announcing the arrival of the Osogbo-born former radio queen to the Centre of Globalization and Cultural Studies, University of Manitoba.
Adeniyi, who was the darling of many radio listeners within and outside Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, will be completing her studies in 2021, when she will be 31.
Now a research assistant at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, she was at Kingston University between October 2016 and August 2017.
Earlier this year, she bagged a masters of art degree in creative writing from Kingston University earlier this year.
Before the leaving the shores of Nigeria, she had her Bachelor and Masters of Arts degrees from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Some of her popular programmes include Leading Women, an inter-personality interview programme with successful women across board, which she anchored between 2013-2016; Health Check- a health consciousness and awareness programme on communicable and non-communicable diseases prevalent in Nigeria, sponsored by the BBC Media-Action ESMPIN Project in Nigeria between 2013 and 2016 and From the Editorials, a weekly compilation of editorial opinion sourced from national newspapers in Nigeria between 2013 and 2016. She also edited Commitment to Truth: a compendium of SPLASH FM’s annual lecture series from 2008 to 2015.