Ada Ogochukwu Ehi (née Ndukauba), simply known by her stage name Ada, is a Nigerian born International singer-songwriter, recording and performing artist. She started her musical career at the age of 10 as a backup singer for child star, Tosin Jegede. In 2017, she was listed in YNaija‘s list of “100 Influential Christian Personalities in Nigeria”.
Her music genre is alternative gospel pop, rock and electric dance music (EDM). The gospel is the theme of her music and the style is pop. Gospel music ministration has taken this beautiful mother of two to Europe, America and some African countries.
Her album, Only you can do what no man can do, Jehovah; is the rave of the moment in the gospel circle. So many people know her songs but they can’t place the face behind her melodious voice.
She won the 2017 Groove Awards for West African Artist of the Year; being nominated alongside Frank Edwards, Sinach, Joe Praize and the Preachers.
Since she professionally started her music career under Loveworld Records in 2009, she has increasingly gained local and international popularity through her songs and music videos.
Early life and education
Born to Victor and Mabel Ndukauba, she along with her three brothers grew up listening to gospel recordings. When she was 10, Ada was selected to be a member of the Girls band of Nigerian child star Tosin Jegede. She is a graduate of Lagos State University where she studied Chemical & Polymer Engineering, during which she joined the Believers Loveworld Campus Fellowship.
Upon joining the group, she later joined the Christ Embassy Choir where she grew till she became a member of the Christ Embassy Presidential Choir. This gave her a good platform to start her international career in music.
Since joining the Christ Embassy Choir, she has been actively involved in the Music Ministry of Christ Embassy and has performed at Christ Embassy events in several programs around the world including Europe, America and several African countries. Her Debut Album Undenied was released in November 2009 while her sophomore album Lifted & So Fly , a two-disc album, was released in November 2013.
She released her third studio album titled Future Now, on the 16th of October, 2017 and claimed no.1 spot on iTunes Nigeria same day
- Undenied (2009)
- Lifted & So Fly (2013)
- “I Overcame”
- “Only You Jesus”
- “Jesus (You are Able)”
- “I Testify”
- “In Your Name”
- “Our God Reigns”
- “Bobo Me”
She is married to Ehi Moses with whom they have two children.