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Okon Lagos shows off his newly completed mansion in his Hometown

Comic Nollywood Actor Bishop Ime a.k.a Okon Lagos has taken to his Instagram to show off his new house in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state’s capital.   Okon Lagos revealed that he conceived the idea some time ago and is now happy that he has achieved it. He advised his followers on the social media platform to work hard and not allow social pressure to drown them as appearance is not reality. Okon Lagos also shared a signpost, revealing that the street has been named after him. The actor wrote; Guys sometime ago, I thought it good to build me a small house, but big enough for a little more than two ( @mrs_imebishop and I ). I’m done and this is it!Be steady on your grind but pls try and make it legit. Work hard as if no amount of prayer can help and pray hard as if no amount of hard work can...

Funke Akindele and hubby celebrate 5 years of Marriage

Multi-talented and award-winning Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello aka JJC are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary today. The Bellos blessed our timelines with lovely photos and videos to celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary. The celebrated actress and producer of the current highest-grossing Nollywood movie of all time and her musician\record producer JJC Skillz are grateful for five years of togetherness. In one of the series of photos, she shared on Instagram, Funke best known for her role as “Jenifa” in “Jenifa Diaries”: wrote“Thank you Lord!! Happy 5th wedding Anniversary to us my darling husband @jjcskillzI love you BolarindeThanks for all you do for us. May we live longer together in good health and wealth. Oluwa a wa pelu wa ati...

Happy 12th wedding anniversary to Nollywood Actor Walter Anga

Nollywood actor Walta Angapukotanka Kalada better known as Walter Anga, and his wife, Esther, celebrate their 12th wedding anniversary today, 22nd August 2021. Walta, who is also a model and TV personality, took to his Instagram page, to share lovely pictures of his family. In his caption, he wrote; ”12 wonderful years together seems like 12days because you made sure every moment was a memorable experience… “You are truly a beautiful gift to me and I will always appreciate you Esther Walter Anga”. The couple got married in 2009 and are blessed with four children. See pictures below:

The Idea of wives allowing househelps cook for their husband is wrong – Sam Nnabuike

Nollywood actor, Sam Nnabuike has said that wives who allow their househelps to cook for their family and husband are doing it wrong. Sam Nnabuike took to his Instagram Stories to voice out his view on the popular trend of wives employing househelps to assist them with preparing meals for their kids and husbands. Acccording to him, it’s not a good way for a woman to bond with her husband and also, he says it can lead to other things … like food poisoning and maids getting the husband’s love. Sam Nnabuike also recounted his personal experience while growing up as a young boy, stating that his mum also made sure she hand-cooked her husband’s meal by herself. This according to him, is despite the presence of househelps who were employed in his home, but are forbidden to cook fo...

Yul Edochie celebrates his daughter as she scores 241 in Jamb

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, is a proud dad after his daughter scored 241 in her Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. He took to his social media page to celebrate his daughter, Danielle. The proud father sharing a photo of his beautiful daughter on Instagram page revealed she scored 241 in JAMB, and promised to surprise her with a gift if she also does well in WAEC. “My daughter @danielleyuledochie scored 241 in JAMB. And I’m super proud of her. That’s brilliance. Big Congratulations to you Danielle, Mummy and Daddy are proud of you. “As you start your WAEC we wish you the best. Clear all your papers once and Daddy will surprise you with a gift. By God’s grace I’ll have enough money to buy you anything you want. Your mummy @mayyuledochie and I love you very much”. He wrote.

The Pere I know in real life will never bully anyone – Uti Nwachukwu

Media personality and reality star, Uti Nwachukwu has reacted to the fight between BBNaija housemates, Pere and Whitemoney last night. The housemates had a brawl after a game last night; with Pere removing his belt which other housemates concluded that he was trying to bully and intimidate Whitemoney. Reacting to the brawl Uti who seem to have had an encounter with Pere, a popular Nollywood actor affirmed that Pere would never bully anyone. According to him, it’s possible the former wildcard is playing a script, a ruthless game or the tension of the house is starting to get to him and made him respond in such manner. His post read in part, “I love my friends & they know I am NOT one to sugar coat the truth… Bullying is totally Unacceptable. It doesn’t matt...

Sad News! Nollywood Actor Rich Oganiru is dead 😭

Nollywood actor Rich Oganiru has passed on. The veteran actor died on Tuesday, August 10, after being ill for months. Just two weeks ago, a video of Rich Oganiru lying on his sickbed and begging for financial assistance was shared ‘Please, everyone should reach out before he dies,’ the caption on the post reads. Rich did not survive the illness as the sad news of his death was announced on Facebook last night by his friend who wrote: ‘Sunset At Noon, Tuesday 10th August 2021! Ahem… I’ve lost a good friend like a brother for years, a great Nollywood actor par excellence. I’m just speechless. R.I.P Amb. Rich Oganiru. RIP Amb Rich Oganiru. Well, his sad demise reminds me of a song “Celebrate me while I am still alive”.’ Back in 2012, the Nollywood actor who starred in numerous movies was arre...

Destiny Etiko celebrates her 32nd birthday with exposing Pictures

Nollywood actress Destiny Etiko is displaying the amazon beauty queen in her as she turns a year older on Thursday , August 12. The actress went extra miles to pamper herself with lovely photos as she celebrates her big day. In the mood of celebration, Destiny shared hot photos with her fans and followers on social media. The first photo she shared showed the film star in a lovely golden outfit. A beautiful crown was placed on her head as she posed for the camera. According to her, she was born a queen but she has now become a boss queen. Describing herself as an elegant magnificent Leo queen, Destiny stated that she remains the king of all queens.

I destroyed Zubby Michael’s camry when I was learning how to drive – Jerry Willams

Jerry Williams has made a new post on Instagram fraught with an appreciation to colleague actor Zubby Michael for being there for him before he hit the limelight. Williams also recounted how he damaged Zubby’s car when he was learning how to drive initially but their friendship was still intact. He made this post while attaching a throwback photo of himself and Zubby Micheal. Read his post below. “Zubby Aka Ezendiala Aka Nollywood OBO…. I can’t thank you enough for all you did for me when I started this struggle… you introduced me to Our Boss the King of mms “Pressing Fwd production “ who is my foundation in Nollywood…. Zuby gave me keys to his house and to mention that I actually mastered driving with his Camry tiny light then which I practically destroyed in the course of learning. Press...

I unapologetically hate you. Unfollow me now – Okon Lagos tells internet fraudsters

Nollywood actor and comedian, Okon Lagos has asked all internet fraudsters following him on social media to unfollow him with immediate alacrity. The 40-year-old comic actor took to his Instagram page to state this, while noting that he hates unapologetically hates internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys. According to him, he hates them with passion and doesn’t need them to like him either, so they should unfollow him immediately. He wrote, “Na God name I use beg you laidis. If you are here seeing this post or following me. Fan or not, Friend or Foe, and you be internet fraudster. Avoid me!! I nor like you and I don’t need or want you to like me!!!! I nor like you o… Abeg nor like me!!!. I unapologetically HATE you. Nuff said!” See his post below…

The Aneke Twins celebrates their birthday today (Born August 6th)

Popular Nollywood Twins Chidiebere Aneke and Chidimma Aneke commonly known as The Aneke Twins are celebrating their birthday today, August 6th. Happy birthday to them!🌺🌹 The both Actress have graced the Instagram streets with stunning photoshoots of them. The both twins via their different Instagram page have also shared amazing photos with lovely captions of them. Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke are identical twins in the Nollywood industry, popularly known as the Aneke twins. They were born in the southeastern part of Nigeria, precisely Enugu State, and they are the last issue to the Aneke family. They are actresses and movie producers.

Sad News! Veteran Nollywood Actress Rachel is dead😭

Nollywood is in mourning again as one of the grand dames of Nigerian Theatre Rachel Oniga died on Friday July 30, of an undisclosed ailment at the age of 64. Sources said the Thespian was early in the week part of the acting crew of a production being shot in Mowe ogun state. When news of her death filtered out early Saturday morning, the shock was palpable as her colleagues said they were not aware she was nursing any ailment. Born on the 23rd of May 1957 in Ebutte Metra, Lagos state but originally from Eku Delta State, the star made her Nollywood debut in the 1996 hit movie ‘Onome.’ She went on to star in many big productions including the popular Wale Adenuga Television series ‘Super Story’. Her most recent movies include ‘Chief Daddy,’ ‘Royal Hibiscus Hotel’ and ‘My Village People.’ Sh...

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