Chukwuebuka Obi-Uchendu is a Nigerian media personality. He is widely known for hosting the popular “Big Brother Naija” TV reality show. The graduate of law did not have much stints in his legal discipline, as he have had a foray into the media world. Ebuka was one of the 14 finalists of the first Big Brother Naija in 2006, at where he came eighth. His brilliant disposition has poised him to be a regular face in Nigeria media space with several endorsements and hosting gigs to his astute brand.
The lawyer cum media host anchored the long running Rubbin’ Minds talk show on Channels TV, as well as co-hostingThe Spot and Men’s Corner on Ebonylife Television. However, Ebuka is a recipient of several award nominations, and won the award for Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year at the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards for his work on Rubbin’ Minds. He was nominated in the On-Air Personality category of The Future Awards for 2007 and 2008 consecutively. As well as Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year (Male) at the Nigerian Broadcaster’s Merit Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015 which he won.
The compere has gone out to be a contributor to several online publications including the Y! FrontPage on the youth oriented YNaija, general lifestyle inclined 360Nobs, Breaking Times which deals mostly with current affairs, and Style Vitae a fashion and style portal. In 2013, Ebuka was honored by the Federal Government of Nigeria as one of the Best 100 Young Nigerians in one of the events to mark Nigeria’s centenary celebration as a unified country.