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IK Osakioduwa returns as host for the tenth time  – AMVCA 10

09 May 2024
Expect ten times the charm!

Since 2013, Ik Osakioduwa's wit, charm, and hosting style at the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards have been a source of joy for viewers and the audience at the live award show alike. As the first-ever host for the AMVCAs, we eagerly await his return to the stage on Saturday, 11 May 2024, to host and celebrate a decade of shining a spotlight on extraordinary African talents. 

To commemorate his tenth time as the host with the most, here are ten fun facts about the legendary Ik Osakioduwa:

  • He is a presenter, TV host, and compère.
  • He has a degree in Economics.
  • He has a rich and sophisticated voice; it is no wonder he was once a radio presenter.
  • As the host of three seasons of Comedy Nites, he can tell a good joke. 
  • He has hosted four seasons of Nigerian Idol.
  • He can bust a move; watch him have fun on the job with AMVCA 9 co-host Zozibini Tunzi. 👇🏾


  • He loves taking fun risks.
  • He can hit an impressive note; constantly interacting with talented singers might do that to you! Watch him sing his heart out. ⤵


  • He hosted Big Brother Africa from 2009 - 2014. 
  • He is nicknamed the "Wild Child" due to his resilience and ability to take up space as an OAP and on our TV screens.

Catch IK on stage at the tenth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards airing on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv from 16:00 WAT (17:00CAT) on Saturday, 11 May 2024.

The 10th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards is brought to viewers by Africa Magic in partnership with Amstel Malta as the lead sponsor. Other sponsors include Pepsi, Promasidor, Martell, Tecno, Verve, QuickTeller, Tiger Beer, MTN, and Indomie. The award show is scheduled for May 11 with a live broadcast across all Africa Magic Channels on DStv and GOtv.