Osikhena Dirisu, popularly known as ‘Osi Suave’, is widely acknowledged in Nigeria’s media Space as one of the most revered radio and tv presenter in the country.
Armed with degrees in Sociology, Anthropology and Law, Osi has been shaping policy and driving conversations about the media and entertainment space since he got on the scene in 2005, he has close to 20 years of experience in radio and putting together live events
Osi begun his electronic media career started at Silverbird’s Rhythm 93.7FM Benin in 2007 as an undergraduate at the University of Benin. During his time at 93.7FM, he created and presented SOUL’D OUT – a show laced with high octanes of wit, fine humour and infectious energy which carried on till 2010 when he graduated and moved to Lagos to join Rhythm 93.7FM Lagos. Before joining The Beat 99.9Fm in 2011.
Osi has hosted various high profile shows and made media appearances for media campaigns such as: Microsoft West Africa, MTV Base, VJ Search, MTV Africa Music Awards, South African Tourism, Smirnoff Ice, Guinness, Gidi Mo, Moet and Chandon, Martini Nigeria, Dusse, Uber Nigeria, Hennessy, The United Nations backed one campaign, We Chat, Spirit of Lagos, Union Bank, South African Airlines, African International Economic Law Network, Procter and Gamble and Johnnie Walker.
He also co owns a live events company that has put together sold-out concerts for the likes of Wande Coal, Joe, Teni, Laycon to mention a few.
Osi is currently the Group Programme Director of the beat99.9fm and Co hosts the No. 1 breakfast show in the country “The Morning Rush”.