Tewa Onasanya

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Tewa Onasanya
British-Nigeria Publisher
Alma materUniversity of Portsmouth
OccupationPublisher, mindset stylist
Known forFounder of Exquiste Magazine

Tewa Onasanya is a British-Nigerian [1] Publisher, mindset stylist, philanthropist and the Founder/CEO of Exquisite Magazine Services Ltd, the publishers of Exquisite Magazine and the organisers of EMAC Walk and ELOY Awards. She was 40years old as at 2018.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Onasanya was born and raised in London. She moved to the outskirt of London after she got married and has two children.[3] She holds Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology from the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom.[4]


Although she studied pharmacology, she has always loved writing and finally ventured into it in September 2003 when she started Exquisite magazine – a fashion, beauty and lifestyle magazine for women which is also behind Exquisite Magazine Walk against Cancer (EMAC Walk) - an event aimed at increasing awareness of cervical and breast cancer and free screening for people and ELOY Awards created in 2009[5] which so far has awarded about 170 women[6]


  1. ^ a b Olanrewaju, Adenike (2018-11-04). "As Nigerian Fashion Booms, Women Lead Its Coverage". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  2. ^ "Tewa Onasanya - Inspiring Every Woman". Vanguard Allure. 2016-11-28. Retrieved 2019-07-27.
  3. ^ CNN, Milena Veselinovic, for. "From pharma to fashion --". CNN. Retrieved 2019-07-27.
  4. ^ "I'm a shoe freak – Tewa Onasanya, publisher". The Sun Nigeria. 2017-11-05. Retrieved 2019-07-27.
  5. ^ "TEWA ONASANYA: I thought I would be a doctor but..." The Nation Newspaper. 2017-11-04. Retrieved 2019-07-27.
  6. ^ "Tewa Onasanya : Women are great for the economy". guardian.ng. Retrieved 2019-07-27.