Justice Anuwe was born on 29th March, 1964 at Magongo in Ogori Mangongo LGA of Kogi State to the family of Paul Orifunmishe, father and Victoria Oriufunmishe, mother. She married with children.
Justice Anuwe attended Christ the King Catholic Primary School, Okene from 1968 to 1973 for FSLC, and Community Secondary School, Ogaminana-Okene from 1974 to 1980 for WASC. She was admitted into Ahmad Bello University, Zaria in 1983 and obtained LLB in1986. She was called to Bar in 1987. She also obtained LLM in 2006 from University of Jos.
Justice Anuwe performed her NYSC primary assignment at IBM Haruna and Company Chambers, Kalapanzin Avenue, Kaduna in 1987/88 service year. She worked with Orifunmishe and Company Solicitors, Suleja from 1988 to 1990 as Junior Counsel, Orifunmishe and Co. Solicitors, Okene from 1990 to 1995 as Associate Partner and was Head of Chambers/Partner at Orifunmishe and Co Solicitors, Abuja from 1995 to 2001 as Senior Legal Officer before She moved to the National Industrial Court, Abuja in 2006 as assistant Chief Registrar from which position she was appointed a judge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.
She has written several articles on Labour and Industrial Relations matters. She is a member of various professional bodies like NBA, IBA, NIM and Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She has attended various workshops and seminars in USA, Italy, Trinidad and Tobago on Labour related matters..