Comic Actor

Comic Actor Okon Lagos turns a year older today

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Comic Actor Ime Bishop often called Okon Lagos comedian celebrated his birthday yesterday 30th August 2019. Ime Bishop is an Ibibio from Nsit Ibom, Akwa Ibom state in the southern part of Nigeria. He graduated from the University of Uyo where he studied Philosophy. He started his acting career right from his childhood and he featured in over 100 movies. The movie that brought him to the limelight was an indigenous movie, “Uyai”, which was produced by Emem Isong in 2008. Here’s how he wished himself a happy birthday: “It’s ALL about me today and I thank God for me. I love my .wife @mrs_imebishop and my family. I love you my true friends, frenemies even enemies. I wouldn’t do any less as God commands it. I love me too. I thank God for another year and I say a ...

I bought a car for a lady without knowing the colour of her pant – John Okafor reveals

CELEBRITY GIST: Popular comic Actor John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu has revealed some things he did in the past about his relationship with woman and romance. On what he’s working on at the moment, the actor said he was just recovering from the effects of the poison he was forced to ingest some months ago. Many may not consider popular actor, John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu, to be a romantic man, but he has said he is not a novice in that area. In a chat with Sunday Scoop, the Police Recruit actor explained what romance means to him. “When you talk about romance, the average man thinks of making love to a woman but it is not so. If you are romantic, it constitutes everything that transpires between you and a woman, whether she is your girlfriend or not. I believe that when you are romantic, i...

I didn’t have time for women because I was very poor – Chiwetalu Agu

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Veteran Nollywood Actor Chiwetalu Agu in a new interview with Broadway TV has come out to say he didn't have time for women because he was not financially strong.

Happy 41st birthday to Chinedu Ikedieze a.k.a Aki (Born December 12)

NOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Hip Hip Hip Hurray!!! Today (December 12) marks the bornday of popular comic actor Chinedu Ikedieze a.k.a Aki. Chinedu Ikedieze was born on December 12, 1977 in Bende area of Abia State Nigeria. He is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme in most movies after their breakthrough in the movie Aki na Ukwa. In 2007, Ikedieze received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards. He got married to his wife Nneoma in November 2011. Join us in wishing him a very happy birthday!

Chiwetalu Agu reveals how he creates the slangs he uses in movies

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Excerpt from an interview Vanguard had with veteran actor Chiwetalu Agu explains some frequent phrases, slangs and funny words, he is known for in movies and how he is not as wicked as people think. Below are some of the excerpts: Your fans are fascinated by your frequent use of some phrases in movies, do you feel comfortable using these phrases? There was a time I thought that writers have not done enough justice to the screen plays. Information, education and entertainment are the three key elements one must apply in writing. Entertainment for instance, is lacking in most of our scripts, so the idea was to create specific language slang, phrases, cliches, bylines and cash point to entertain people. Chinwetalu Agu If you recall when we produced “Tabo”, the movie was suppos...

Happy 57th Birthday to Comic actor John Okafor (Born October 17)

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Today is the birthday of Nollywood actor and comedian, John Okafor, often called Mr.Ibu after his most popular role. John Okafor is considered to be one of Nigeria’s most talented comic characters. His humorous acting is often characterised by stupidity, hilarious imbecility and a sharp disconnection from reality. He was born on 17 October, 1961 and is married with children. He has acted in more than 70 movies including Mr.Ibu, Mr.Ibu in London, Police Recruit, 9 Wives, Ibu in Prison and Keziah. Mr Ibu has remains a role model to many Nigerian comedians. Happy birthday to him!

Okey Bakassi and his wife Zizi celebrate their 17 years of marriage

CELEBRITY GIST: Comic Actor Okey Bakassi and his wife Zizi are celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary today, September 1st. Happy anniversary to the couple!🎂🎉🍹🎊🎈 In a post shared on his IG page, Okey revealed that they have been friends for 30 years. Read what he wrote below: “He that finds a good wife…that’s a friend, finds a good thing and receives favour…double portion. My darling Zizi, from the day we 1st met in my 2nd year in the University, my heart knew you were the Special One. Today, we’ve been friends for 30yrs and married for 17yrs…I guess they now know why our friendship is Unique. Thanks for letting me hold your hands on this journey of love that has taken us through different emotional bus stops. It has not been perfect but we’re perfectly fine in God’s love.As we p...

Comic Actor Ime Bishop is a year older today. Happy birthday to him!

NOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Popular comic actor Ime Bishop often called Okon Lagos is a year older today. He was born on the 30th of August. Happy bornday to him!🎉🎂🎊🍹 Ime Bishop is from Nsit Ibom in Akwa Ibom state. He graduated from the University of Uyo where he studied Philosophy. He started his acting career right from his childhood and he featured in over 100 movies. The movie that brought him to the limelight was an indigenous movie, “Uyai”, which was produced by Emem Isong in 2008. Celebrating his bornday, here’s how he wished himself a happy birthday via his Instagram page: “SERIOUSLY it is my birthday today. Looking back at my life and the man I’ve become today, im left with many reflections, many thoughts, very, very little or no regrets, above all unquantifiable gr...

I’m a well trained actor who can play any role. I’ve acted over 950 films – Chiwetalu Agu

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Comic Actor Chiwetalu Agu has revealed somethings about his life, career and family. In this new interview with Vanguard reporter Fred Iwenjora, veteran Nollywood actor Chiwetalu Agwu unveiled his never before told life story. Below are some of the excerpts: My Early Years: I was born on 5th March 1956 in Enugu and named Christian Ogbonna Chiwetalu Agu. It was fashionable to be COC Agu just like MI Okpara or KO Mbadiwe or COC Chiedozie, famous school administrator. I attended Ogui Primary School, Ogui, Enugu, from 1962 to 1967. I later transferred to St. Luke Primary school Ogui Urban Area, Enugu, from 1970 to 1971. After primary, I proceeded to College of Immaculate Conception (CIC) Uwani, Enugu, from 1972 to 1977 before going abroad to study dramatic arts. How did you sta...

I felt very fulfilled using a tipper truck as my wedding vehicle – Victor Osuagwu

CELEBRITY GIST: When popular comic actor Victor Osuagwu got married, it was the talk of the town and the wedding pictures trended online for days. His wedding was not on the lips of many people because he is an entertainer, instead the reason was that he did something weird. The thespian used a tipper truck to convey his wife from church to the reception instead of a car. In a recent chat with Saturday Beats, he said that it was a very fulfilling thing to do: “I felt very fulfilled using a tipper truck as my wedding vehicle because that was my target. I never thought of anything less than what happened on that day. Some people thought the picture was from a movie set but a lot of people knew it was my wedding. It was a long journey going to the reception and we caused a heavy traffic...

Popular comic actor, Baba Sabiko is dead!

Popular comic actor, Baba Sabiko is dead! Information reaching us has it that one of the best comic actors in the Yoruba movie industry, Abiodun Aremu better known as Baba Sabiko has joined with his ancestors. Though, we are yet to get more facts about the cause of his death but we gathered that, the make-believe star died a few hours ago. He is the big boss of Baba Sabiko Theatre and Comedy Group Int’l, based in Ibadan, Oyo State. Really, he needs no introduction in the showbiz sector. He is multi-talented – broadcaster of note, entertainer, comedian, theatre-artiste, Master of Ceremonies (MC) script-writer, film producer, singer and promoter, just to mention but a few. May his soul rest in peace.

If Nollywood dies, my destiny and that of many others will die – John Okafor

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Comic Nollywood actor John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu has come out to say the activities of pirates has impacted negatively on the production of Nollywood movies. The actor in an interview with The Vanguard attributed the challenge of piracy in the industry to bad eggs in the post production stage who undermine the efforts of the actors. These were his words: “The Nigerian movie industry is blossoming with a production rate of about 50 movies weekly. However, the potential of the fast growing industry is hampered by imposter and pirates.” The comic actor who has over 150 movies to his credit revealed acting is his destiny: “Despite been a manager of football players and also trying my hands in boxing, acting in Nollywood is what i’m destined to do. If it di...

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