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Nick Odhiambo Leaves Radio Maisha For Hot 96

Nick Odhiambo further disclosed that he would be transitioning to Royal Media Services’ Hot 96 in a few days after serving in Radio Maisha for four years.

Media personality Nick Odhiambo has announced his exit from Standard Media Group’s radio station Radio Maisha after 4 years.

Through a post on his social media pages, Odhiambo announced his exit on Tuesday night, June 22 while hosting his final show in the station.

“Today’s my final rhumba show on air after 4 years at Radio Maisha! Did I ever think I’d switch to swahili radio? NOPE but the opportunity came and I took it. Transitioning back to English radio in a few days tupige sherehe leo buuuuuurrrdan is burrrdaaan,” he wrote.

Media personality Nick Odhiambo (right) announced he would leave Radio Maisha after four years. /TWITTER

Odhiambo announced that he would join an English station in the coming days. However, insiders privy to his next move told Viral Tea that he will join Royal Media Services’ Hot 96.

Odhiambo has also been replaced by former Milele FM head of radio Titi Nagwala.

Odhiambo joined Radio Maisha after working for ten years at Classic 105, hosting The Drive alongside Larry Asego. The presenter is also a part-time comedian and actor. 

Titi Nagwala, a Rhumba enthusiast, will be filling his shoes at Radio Maisha. Nagwala, an engineer by profession, has been absent for nearly three years after exiting Milele FM.

The former Radio Citizen host announced via his Instagram page that he will be hosting the Rhumba show on Radio Maisha, every Monday to Friday from 7 pm to 10 pm.

“I took a sabbatical after exiting Milele FM and had planned to land another job in March 2020. However, I shelved my plans after the COVID-19 pandemic broke out. 

“I also have been doing consultancy work for the past year. I believe I will be back in the media in a few months, as that is my passion and calling,” Nagwala told a local daily in May 2020. 

The self-proclaimed Mfalme wa Rhumba/Rhumba maestro has rocked the airwaves for nearly two decades, with his career beginning in 2004.

Nick Odhiambo at Radio Maisha studios. /STANDARD DIGITAL

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2 comments on “Nick Odhiambo Leaves Radio Maisha For Hot 96

  1. […] Nick runs the Hot 96 Breakfast Show alongside Koinange every weekday (Monday-Friday) from 6 am to 10 am. He had worked at Radio Maisha before he left after four years of holding the fort at the radio station.  […]

  2. […] Media personality Nick Odhiambo will co-host a morning show at Royal Media Services’ Hot 96 alongside Citizen TV anchor and fellow media personality Jeff Koinange. […]

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