Rufai Oseni Biography, Early life, Age, Education, Career, Work Experience, Parents, Siblings, Marriage, Net worth, Awards/Achievements


Rufai Oseni is a Nigerian-based journalist, TV host, presenter, analyst, and public speaker currently working as a co-host at Arise TV Media. He is popularly known for anchoring most of the political programs on the rise tv station. Oseni is also known as a tech enthusiast, mentor for small business start-ups across Africa, investor, author, and the chief executive manager of NEO media group.

He was born on the 8th of April 1980 and he is currently 43 years old in 2023.

He has worked with so many Media stations in Nigeria including radio stations and he is one of the most sought-after public speakers and tv hosts in Nigeria and across Africa which is why he is called a celebrity journalist. He has been a one-time speaker at the TED conferences and Cambridge university Judge Business School.

Early Life

Oseni Rufai

Rufai Oseni is from Odogbolu a Local Government Area in Ogun State, a state located in the south Western part of Nigeria, he was born in Lagos State and was also raised in Lagos state by his biological parents, Mr. And Mrs. Oseni. growing up, he lost his mother but his father was alive until 2022. 

Oseni is of Yoruba descent by tribe and he has lived some of his life in his home state before he left for other parts of the country due to the nature of his career.


Oseni Rufai biography

Oseni Rufai attended a federal government college during his high school days and then, he attended the federal university of Agriculture Abeokuta, where he studied Animal physiology/reproductive physiology and graduated with a BSC (Hons) in the course. He also attended Lagos business, the pan-Atlantic university where he acquired a certificate in entrepreneurship management.


Oseni Rufai
oseni at work at Arise TV

Rufai has been in the business of journalism for over 18 years and still counting. His career started off as a broadcaster and he has worked with many radio stations like; radio Warri, unique FM Ilesa, gold FM radio Ilsea, Ogun State Radio as a presenter, Osun State Government, and Inspiration FM. 

He has also worked with various television media stations in Nigeria and he is a BBC Bristol Analyst on African Issues since 2014-till date. In 2017 he was a TV continental Analyst on small business and Economy 2017 and a Facilitator Nigerian Bar Association conference in 2021.

He was one of the co-founders of a loyal bonus e-commerce company and also Co-founded Edupear Education Innovation learning. Rufai has been a featured guest speaker at top Ivy League towers including Cambridge University and the University of Sussex, amongst others. Rufai is a toastmaster par excellence. He has moderated panel sessions for various ministries of the Nigerian government and the government of Mauritius.

He is a passionate teacher and has taught the English Language at the National Open University of Nigeria’s various study centers. He has a network of over 5000 Nigerian students which he mentors across Nigerian universities. 

Oseni is an evaluator at Acumen and has been an Arise channel News host since 2019 till date. Due to the passion, he has for technology, he has worked as an advisor for various tech companies in Nigeria and Africa. 

As we’ve pointed out before, he is the Director and CEO of NEO media group an emerging pan-African media group, and a member Lagos State government on a think tank to ensure that people living with disabilities get better care from the government this is a partnership with the office of the SSA on social development Lagos State.

He is the executive host of impact with Rufai at the voice of the people and the chief executive officer of Eureka Kapital a company he founded in 2015.

Work Experience

JFM Radio Warri 2003-2012

Unique FM Ilesa 2012

Gold Fm Ilesa 2012

Ogun state television Sports Analyst 2012

Ogun state Radio Radio Presenter

Osun State Government 2012-2013 (Media consultant Osun youth empowerment scheme)

Inspiration Fm 2012- till date

Eureka Kapital 2014- To date

Member Lagos State disability Management think tank (office of the special adviser on disability) 2015- 2017

BBC Bristol Analyst on African Issues 2014-till date

TV continental Analyst on small business and Economy 2017

Facilitator Nigerian Bar Association conference 2021

Co-host at Arise TV media 2021-2022 present

Net Worth

Oseni Rufai’s net worth is estimated to be around $100,000 to $500,000 dollars and all his money was made from his career and his established businesses.


Rufai’s Lost his mother many years ago when he was still a teenager. He later lost his father on the 22nd of August 2022. His parents Mr. And Mrs. Oseni were Business people when they were still alive.


Oseni Rufai has brothers and sisters who are of the same blood and family ties, although he doesn’t like showing his family to the public.


Although there are rumors flying around about Rufai being married to an unknown lover of he’s, there is still no proven information whether Rufai is married or not. However, he sometimes posts a picture of himself and little children who people always assume are his.


Oseni Rufai has won the following awards;

Nigeria Media Nite-Out Award (NMNA), for on-air TV personality (OAP) of the year 16th edition.

Oseni Rufai has mentored hundreds of small start-up businesses that are successful today.

He has co-founded many successful companies in and outside Nigeria.


As an author, Rufai was a great, fascinating, and well-articulated writer who has authored some books and many article publications to his name. And his books and articles are positioned and channeled toward Nigeria’s leadership and politics. Some of these books are;

VERITAS; the tale of a sleeping giant.

Nigerians; the shelf organizing people.

Penkelemesi; Nigerian peculiar mess

Personal profile

Oseni Rufai is a brown-skinned guy, with a height of 5″6 feet tall and currently weighs 98 kg in general body weight after losing over 120kg. He has a calm deep manly voice; and black hair and eye color. He has his nickname to be Ruffydfire which he also uses on his various social media handles. 

Social Media Handles

Facebook; @Osenirufai

Twitter; @OseniRufai (Ruffydfire)

Instagram; @rufaioseni

LinkedIn; @Osenirufai

Email address;

YouTube channel: Rufai has no youtube channel associated with his name.

Wikipedia: he does not have any Wikipedia profile associated with his Biography at the moment.


In 2022 Rufai got into a fight with the Nigerian police for violating the rule of road by driving on the dedicated lane for bus rapid transport (BRT). During this event as shown in a viral video, the Lagos State government vowed to take disciplinary measures against the journalist and also make sure he serves his punishment.

According to the state government, they will ensure that Oseni will face the necessary penalty for breaking the BRT rules.

Conclusion; This is where we will be wrapping up everything you need to know about Oseni Rufai’s Biography.

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4 thoughts on “Rufai Oseni Biography, Early life, Age, Education, Career, Work Experience, Parents, Siblings, Marriage, Net worth, Awards/Achievements”

  1. Rufai,you are just an idiot and u al ways think you know better Dr abartti.old you must learn how to respect your father’s and dont think that you win the heart of the youths by rubbish attitude. Be warned


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