Toolz

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Toolz
Born Tolu Oniru
6 July 1982 (age 35)
London
Citizenship Nigerian
Occupation Presenter

Tolu Oniru, popularly known as Toolz, is a Nigerian radio personality, talk show host, and presenter. She is best known for hosting The Midday Show on The Beat 99.9 FM.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Toolz was born in London on 6 July 1982. She had her primary education at Talbot House preparatory school in Bournemouth, UK, and secondary education in Nigeria before relocating to study at City of Westminster College.[3] She also has a degree in Business and Mass communication from London Metropolitan University.[4] Her parents are the famous Oniru Royal family of Lagos State.[5][6]

Career[edit]

Prior to settling in Nigeria in 2008, she worked with MTV Europe[citation needed] and Walt Disney Pictures[citation needed] in the United Kingdom. She presently hosts The Midday Show on The Beat 99.9 FM every weekday. She also interviews popularly African entertainers on her talk show The Juice. Popular celebrities like Yvonne Nelson, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Davido, Rita Dominic have all been on her show.[7] She was part of the judges at the 2011 and 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards.[8] Toolz is also the host of X Factor West Africa [9]

Awards[edit]

Won[edit]

  • 2010 Nigeria Broadcasters Awards - Radio Presenter of the Year
  • 2010 Dynamix All Youths Awards - Radio Presenter of the Year
  • 2011 FAB Awards - On-Air Personality of the Year
  • 2011 Nigeria Broadcasters Awards - Sexiest Media Personality
  • 2012 The Future Awards - On-Air Personality of the Year
  • 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards - Media Personality of the Year

Nominated[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chilling with Toolz". genevieveng.com. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "I Have killer Hips". punchng.com. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "FACE BEHIND THE VOICE:Beat FM's Toolz". The New Telegraph. December 5, 2015. Retrieved January 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ "My Father never wanted me to be in entertainment - Toolz". gistville.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Biography of Toolz". informationng.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Don Jazzy has a crush on me - Toolz". channelstv.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Official Website". toolzo.net. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Tollz opens up on talk show, career & love". encomium.ng. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Glo Officially unveils Onyeka Onwenu, M.I as X Factor Judges, Toolz as host". Information NG. 
  10. ^ "Toke & Toolz make nominees for award". Ynaija.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 

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