|Onyeka Onwenu and Kingsley Momoh|
PoliticsOnyeka Onwenu has unsuccessfully pursued the dream of being Local Council Chairman(Mayor) of her native Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State. She was appointed Chairperson of Imo State Council for Arts and Culture by former governor Ikedi Ohakim. She has served on the board of the Nigeria Television Authority. On September 16, 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan appointed her the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Centre for Women Development.
DiscographyMs Onwenu began her music career in 1981 while still working with the Nigeria Television Authority. She has written some of the most memorable songs in Nigeria’s music history: “For the Love of You”, "In the Morning Light", "Endless Life", "One Love", "Dancing in the Sun", "Onyeka", "Greatest Love", "Let them say", "Wait for me", "Choices", "My Everything God" and “The Legend”. Onwenu continues to write and sing about issues as Health (HIV/AIDS), peace and mutual coexistence, respect for women rights and the plight of children. Her latest effort titled “Inspiration for Change” focuses on the need for an attitudinal turn around in Nigeria.
She is into partnership with Paris-based La Cave Musik, headed by Nigerian cultural entrepreneur, Onyeka Nwelue and UK-based Jungle Entertainment Ventures, headed by musicologist, David Evans-Uhegbu. La Cave Musik is set to release her collection titled, Rebirth of a Legend in November.
|1999||Not Your Wealth|
|Conspiracy||with Nkem Owoh|
|Chain Reaction||with Pete Edochie & Liz Benson|
|2005||Women's Cot||with Joke Silva & Zack Orji - this film received 4 nominations and won 1 award at the 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2006|
|The Tyrant||with Pete Edochie|
|Omalinze||Queen||with Stephanie Okereke|
|Every Single Day|
|2006||Different World||with Ramsey Nouah|
|2007||To Love an Angel||with Ramsey Nouah|
|The Trinity||with Kanayo O. Kanayo|
|2013||Half of a Yellow Sun||Odenigbo's Mother||with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Genevieve Nnaji, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and OC Ukeje|