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Funke Akindele wishes Kate Henshaw happy birthday, says she encouraged her on her first set

Funke Akindele wishes Kate Henshaw happy birthday, says she encouraged her on her first set Nollywood actress Funke Akindele-Bello has celebrated her colleague Kate Henshaw, who added a new year to her age this Friday, July 19. We had earlier reported that the actress celebrated herself with beautiful photos. To celebrate a friend and colleague, Funke Akindele-Bello took to social media to wish Henshaw a happy birthday and also shared a story about how the actress helped twenty-two years ago. The actress explained that Henshaw had given her courage the first time she went to a movie set to act. She recounted how the actress spoke encouraging words to her, telling her not to be afraid. According to her, Henshaw, who started her career way before she started, was the lead actress for the mov...

Gospel singer Yinka Ayefele shows off his triplets in new video

Gospel singer Yinka Ayefele shows off his triplets  in new video Tungba gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele, has welcomed a set of triplet with his wife, Temitope. The 51-year-old musician shared a video of the children on Instagram on Friday. “FAVOURED,” he wrote. The singer’s wife gave birth to two boys and a girl in a hospital in Maryland, United States of America. Yinka Ayefele has been married to his wife for 19 years. In June, he had denied that his wife had given birth to triplets but hinted subtly that she might be delivered of the children soon. The singer’s wife gave birth to two boys and a girl in a hospital in Maryland, United States of America. Yinka Ayefele has been married to his wife for 19 years. Recall that in June, he had denied that his wife had given birth to triplets bu...

Stop Being Victims Of Your Status – Nollywood Actress, Victoria Inyama Adresses Celebrities

Veteran Nollywood actress Victoria Inyama writes a lengthy message for celebrities complaining about lack of privacy in their lives. Inyama also called out entertainers who do not respect those who have gone ahead of them. She stressed that most of them lack real talents and would barely last long in the industry. Read her post: “I just had to share this from @inkyjohnsonmotivate……………… This is an argument I always have with some of D Celebs…. Many of them have become victims of their talents….From some producers (films/music) to entertainers/Actors/ Influencers 😎 Their arrogance is on planet Jupiter 😂…… Even d ones that clearly don’t have any talents but have some random cash to flunt on Social media…. Always needing approva...

See what Funke Akindele and hubby will look like when they’re old

See what Funke Akindele and hubby will look like when they’re old Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has jumped on the trend, giving her fans and followers a virtual glimpse of what she and her rapper husband, JJC Skills will look like when they eventually grow old. The new viral trend is seeing people share realistic transformation pictures of themselves making use of the old filter on the mobile app. The actress also took to the platform to share her results with the caption; We shall age with grace and in good health and wealth in Jesus name. Love you darling @jjcskillz See photos below: Do you think the facial predictions made by FaceApp are realistic? Have you tried it?

Mercy Aigbe Talks About Rumors Of Her Dating A Governor

Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has addressed the issue of the rumours of her dating a governor after she reportedly bought a house in 2018. The actress in a post she updated on her social media handle stated that now that she is hustling, no one is seeing her, but they will spread rumours when she is enjoying the fruit of her labour. Sharing the photo above, the actress captioned it with: “I am hustling now oh!!! They are not seeing me!.., when I post my estate , they will open their yeye mouths to say one ‘governor’ abi one ‘president’ bought me my mansion, my cars, my estate etc trying to belittle my hardwork!…. my prayer point is father every evil, useless mouth that will want to rubbish your blessings in my life, may Holy Ghost fire strike them and may they continue to toil with...

Depressed Nollywood Actress, Cossy Ojiakor Undergoes A Successful Surgery

Popular Nollywood actress, Cossy Ojiakor, has really been in pains since she broke her ankle. Now, she has gone for leg surgery and it was successful. We could recall, Cossy Ojiakor had revealed a few days ago how she was depressed, cried and broke her ankle after falling on herself. She had written: “I was depressed … I cried but hell no Cossy ain’t supposed to cry. I have come a long way… I don’t believe in black magic but as my cat look me bad eye … my heart skipped and I fell on top myself and broke my ankle…dead silly cat …, this my leg will heal and it must carry me to all the good places I love going to. God gat me so am back to my cheerful self ….” Following this, Cossy Ojiakor was seen in a video being taken out of the surgery room as she was all thankful to God. She w...

Nollywood Actor, Gideon Okeke Welcomes First Child With Wife

Nollywood Actor and model, Gideon Okeke has joined the list of celebrities who have welcomed babies this year, as he welcomed his first child with wife, Chidera Okeke. The Tinsel actor announced the good news on his Instagram page on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, with a cute photo of his wife before the arrival of the baby. According to him, a star has been born into his household. “My Shakara just start. EZRA is Here. Ekun l’ekun bi meeeehn…Now may the “Wise Men” proceed. A STAR IS BORN!” he captioned the photo. From all of here at Nollywood Community, we say a big congratulations to them.

Go And Marry – Simi Mocks Falz The Bad Guy

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Simisola “Simi” Ogunleye popularly known as Simi recently took a swipe at rapper and singer, Falz The Bad Guy, on Instagram though jokingly. Simi who revealed she’d be dropping the video for her hit song ‘By You’ featuring her husband, Adekunle Gold, took a playful dig at Falz, telling him to get married. The cover for the video showed Simi and Adekunle Gold in the front of a convertible, Falz in his playful mood took to the comment section and asked: “Eez there spaize in the back seat (Is there space in the back seat)?” Replying to the comment, Simi wrote “No sir. Go and marry“. Read chat Below: But seriously, isn’t it high time, Falz ties the knot? Or what do you guys think?

Nollywood Actor, Kenneth Okoile And Wife Are Expecting Their First Child

Popular Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okoli and wife, Jessica, are expecting their first child. Kenneth took to social media to share his excitement. He posted a picture of his wife with her cute baby bump with the caption, “My baby is having a baby”. Recall that the couple got married in December 2017. From all of us here at Nollywood Commuinity, we say a big congratulations to them.

Women Don’t Really Support Each Other – Don Jazzy Reveals

Award-winning music producer and Mavin Records boss, Michael Collins Ajereh, better known as Don Jazzy has condemned the eviction of female housemates from the ongoing 2019 Big Brother Naija reality TV show, tagged ‘Pepper Dem’ blaming it on female fans. Two female housemates, Ella and Kimoprah, were evicted from the on-going reality show on Sunday, 14th July 2019. The exit of Ella and Kimoprah brings the number of evicted housemates to 4 in just two weeks and they are all women. In his reaction to the eviction of only female housemates, Don Jazzy took to his social media and tweeted, ‘all the ladies leaving one by one just shows how women don’t really support each other. It’s sad’. But really, how true is Don Jazzy on this?

Nollywood Actor, Yul Edochie Strikes Ambassadorial Deal

Popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has just emerged brand Ambassador for a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Citizen Journalists Network (CJN). The President of CJN, Mr. Michael Edem-Duke, who made the disclosure yesterday being Tuesday 17th July 2019 in Lagos, said his unveiling held on July 7, in Enugu. Edem-Duke said that the NGO was a humanitarian community of regular citizens given to the investigation of sustainable solutions to social-welfare challenges for people. He said this was by giving ordinary citizens a platform to tell their own stories and advocate for their own kind of solutions. “Yul Edochie has officially signed on the project as our ambassador after a two-day meeting which ended on July 7, in Enugu.This move will make Yul work with me on the project for the next o...

Regina Daniels’s Husband Loses Case At Supreme Court

Ned Nwoko who is the billionaire husband of teenage Nollywood actress,  Regina Daniels has just lost a case in Supreme Court. It has been reported that the Supreme Court today being Tuesday, July 16, 2019, dismissed the two suits filed by Ned Nwoko, challenging the election of Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi as the PDP candidate representing Delta North district in the Oct. 2, 2018 primary of the party held in Delta. The five-man panel of justices led by Justice Inyang Okoro dismissed the suit for lack of jurisdiction. The Federal High Court in Abuja had in April declared Ned Nwokw as the true candidate of the PDP for the February 23, 2019, National Assembly election. But the Court of Appeal in Abuja had reversed the April 3, 2019 judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja which sacked Senator Nwaobos...

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