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  • Mixta Marquez Biography

  • Emeka Ogwu who is professionally known as Mixta Marquez is a delectable TV host and award winning media personnel whose pleasant personality is fast winning over the attention of netizens.

    A graduate of Lagos State University with a B.S.C In public Administration.  He is known for hosting the celebrity talk show ''One Hit Song'' which once got the attention of Nigerian afro beat artist; Skales, who didn't hesitate to share the episode on his social platforms. Mixta Marquez  is also known for his trending  article, "Letter To Upcoming Artists"


    In November 3rd  2020, he was certified by goggle as the first Nigerian journalist to write a town current affair which is "IKORODU CURRENT AFFAIRS"

    However, he was born into the renowned ogwu’s family of Ndokwa-West Local government division of Delta State on 8th June 1990. He began his educational career in 1993 at All saint primary School Ikorodu, which was also attended by Nigeria multi award winning music producer Sarz Beats. After which, he left for Ikorodu Oga primary school to complete his primary education.

    For his secondary education , he proceeded to Keme Balogun College, Ibeshe – Ikorodu where he completed his secondary education in record of time and obtained his west African school certificate in 2005/2006 academic sessions.

    A promising young student, in 2011 twenty one year old Emeka gained admission to the prestigious Lagos State University where he obtained his bachelor of science in public administration 2017. Unrelenting in his academic pursuit ,while he was in 200 level at the University, he sought admission to Gateway polytechnic on a sandwich programme at their Lagos satellite campus, where he obtained a National Diploma in Business Administration.

    Emeka has always shown passion in broadcasting and promoting Ikorodu lifestyle, entertainment, politics and general news. He has anchored numerous events within and outside the shores of Ikorodu and had shared stage performances with notable Nigerian celebrities like Odunlade Adekola, Bovi, Reminise, Reekado banks, Helen Paul, Samclef, DJ Humility and DJ Neptune to mention just a few. Moreso,Ikorodu up and coming talented artists were privileged through him to perform and shared stage performances.

    While on the saddle of publicizing and promoting the community, on January 1st 2016, he premiered Ikorodu Entertainment News on M .I. T.V at exactly 10:35AM . On that episode, he had a talk show and aired videos of the likes of Slimcase ,Sean Tizzle ,Chidinma, , among other upcoming artists who were also Ikorodu residents as at that time. In 2017 , he launched Ikorodu Splash Magazine which majored on lifestyle, politics, entertainment and general news of Ikorodu community.

    Nevertheless his ability to recognize opportunity that can propel Ikorodu town to limelight is unparalleled. In 2016, Gateway polytechnic honored him with a special recognition award, and in 2017, he was awarded best television personality of The year at I.M.V.A (Ikorodu Music Video Award) 

    In 2018, another shocker was in store for him as C.P.E awards nominated him as the media personality of the year . Among the nominees were Azeez Makinde CEO of , Femi Edwards CEO of Comedy Plus Magazine, among others.

    Indeed Emeka is a notable media personality in the Ikorodu axis of Lagos State. He was not surprise when the Convener of "Lagos Our Pride Show" honourable Hassan Bashir asked him to join on stage while receiving his award at the Ikorodu Man Of The Year Award 2018. Mean while the likes of Lagos State House of Assembly majority leader Honourable S.O.B Agubiade, Senior editor of Tribune Newspaper ; Newton Ray, Chairman of Oriwu sun newspaper; Alhaji Monsor,  

     9ice, Brymo, B.Red, Sterling Bank head of media relations Mr Ayoola Ashaolu, Mike Abdul, and Esther Igbekele  has commended his immense effort on several occasions. His quest for journalism and media led him to publish the foremost and number one club in Ikorodu “ClubLakers” on cover page of a magazine prior to Davido’s visit to the club on December 22nd 2018. No doubt, he is indeed an amazing amazon for humanity, lifestyle and community development. He proved himself as an astute journalist at the Ikorodu Economic Summit 2018,where he had a brief chat with the Director of finance and Clark of Nigeria federal house of administrative Otunba Ganiu Abiru.

    In a bid to draw a wider audience and readership of his articles in year 2020 he decided to start posting contents on Nairaland and  between year 2020 till this moment, his articles has been published on top Nigerian newspapers, magazines, journals, websites and blogs.


    Mixta Marquez has been nominated and won a number of awards which are: 

    (1) Special recognition award by Gateway polytechnic 2016

    (2) Best TV presenter of the year by I.M.V.A (Ikorodu Music Video Awards) 2017

    (3) Nominated as Media Personality of the year by CPE Award (2018) endorsed by Lagos state government.

    (4) Best Community Journalist Award by Club Lakers (2018)

    (5) Excellence In Community Journalism by OYES Award Osun-State (2019)

    (6) Outstanding Alumni Award by Ikorodu Oga Primary School (2019)

    (7) Broadcasters Merit Award by Voice Of African Media (2020)

    (8) Outstanding article of the year 2023 By CPE Awards; endorsed by Lagos state government.

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