Eniola Akinbo, known by her stage name Niyola, was born on December 9, 1985 in Lagos state, Nigeria. The female Nigerian recording artist, singer, songwriter and performer developed interests in music at a very early age and sand in church with her siblings.
Her interest in music piqued and she ventured into music in 2000 and she was the runner up in Amen Starlet Competition,2000. 2005 brought a new turn as she decided to go professional with her music. Her breakthrough came with her single ‘toh bad’ which was released in 2013 under EME label.
She has since won awards as the female artist of the year by Nigeria Entertainment Award in 2014 and 2014 Headies award as Best Vocal Performance. With a voice that is so rich and unique, and an impeccable sense of fashion, Niyola is a force to reckon with in the Nigerian Entertainment industry.