John Okafor

I asked God to let my child look like my wife, not me – John Okafor

Nollywood comic actor John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu has disclosed that when he welcomed his first child, he prayed for him to look like his mother and not him. Mr Ibu who spoke about his life in an exclusive interview with Punch, revealed he made the hilarious request because he knows that he’s not good looking and would prefer his child look like his beautiful wife. “I had my first child in 1991, I remember the joy in my heart; I was happy and grateful to God. I picked up my baby and said that he should look like his beautiful mother and not me, everyone laughed. They asked why I was saying that and I said that because I know I am not good looking, and they all laughed. I am very truthful to myself; I know that I am not good looking, so I do not want any of my children to take after me in...

I don’t cheat on my wife – John Okafor reveals

Veteran Nollywood comic actor, John Okafor, also known as Mr Ibu, has said that he is one person who can stay without sex for a very long time. He made the statement while speaking in an interview with The Punch while adding that many women were attracted to him, though he only has eyes for his wife. Mr Ibu said; “I am not sex-crazed at all. I can abstain for two years. When I had a problem, I stayed off sex for a long time. I am not controlled by sex. As of now, I have stayed off sex for at least four months. Remember that I was poisoned in December 2020, so I need to recuperate before engaging in such acts. My wife is also missing me. It was not easy for her. She was crying every minute because she genuinely loves me. “Some people have said that people with potbe...

Cooking is for women and should be done by them – John Okafor

Popular Nigerian comic actor, John Okafor widely known as Mr. Ibu has stated that cooking is women’s duty and should be done by them. The movie personality disclosed this in an recent interview with The Punch newspaper. According to him, work doesn’t permit him to have the time for cooking. Speaking further during the interview, he revealed that a man can only cook when he’s single or his wife is away from home. He also added that he does not know how to cook and can only boil water. In his words… “My wife knows all about food and it is her duty to take note of that. She makes sure she gives me the best of what I need to eat. I do not take note on my own (of the nutritional value), but my wife does it for me. “Cooking is for the women and should be done by them, except on few occasio...

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...

“Na their papa get stroke,” Mr. Ibu debunks stroke rumour

“Na their papa get stroke,” Mr. Ibu debunks stroke rumour Popular comic actor, John Okafor, a.k.a Mr. Ibu has debunked the rumours making the rounds that he is currently down with stroke, saying “Na their papa get stroke.” Mr. Ibu, who spoke exclusively with Vanguard on the telephone said he is hale and hearty, adding that he is not suffering from any ailment. In his words, “ Na so I hear oooo. I am hale and hearty. I amspeaking from my house, in Lekki.” “I have been receiving calls from across the world since today. I don’t know who is spreading this false news about me. I don’t know what they saying. Na their papa get stroke.” News broke out today that the popular comic actor was hit by a mysterious stroke shortly after he returned from his recent trip to Owerri. The Presiden...

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!

I want all the fine girls in Ghana to have a child for me – John Okafor

CELEBRITY GIST: Comic actor John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu has expressed his desire to have a baby with all Ghanaian beautiful ladies. According to him, he won’t mind entering an agreement with Ghanaians to ensure it happens. The actor went on to state that he would specifically love to have a child with Ghanaian actress Jackie Appiah. Speaking in an interview with Kumasi based Fox FM, Mr Ibu said: “Jackie Appiah be my very good friend. Jackie Appiah is a good girl, I want to enter into agreement with Ghanaians. I want all of fine girls borne one, one pikin give me. All the girls wey they de do film. All the girls in Ghana.” What’s your opinion on this?

John Okafor denies sleeping with married mystery lady; tells own side of the story

John Okafor denies sleeping with married mystery lady; tells own side of the story Nollywood actor Mr Ibu has reacted to a statement posted on Instagram by a female fan claiming that he had a one-night stand with her. Ibu, in a telephone interview with Punch Reporter Mr Yinka Badejo yesterday, said that although he posed for a photo shot with the fan in question, he never had sexual intercourse with her. Recounting what happened, he said, The woman approached me to take a picture with me alongside her husband. She said she happily posted those pictures she took with me without any write-up. It was when a blog carried the picture that a write-up appeared from nowhere. I initially called police to arrest the woman, but she came to my house with her family to apologise that she would not have...

John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu celebrates 3rd marriage anniversary

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Veteran comic actor John Okafor better known as Mr Ibu and his wife Stella Maris are celebrating their 3 years of a blissful marriage today May 25, 2018.

Hilarious: Mr. Ibu pictured in jersey after playing a football match

Photo: Mr. Ibu pictured in jersey after playing a football match Nollywood actor John Okafor known popularly as Mr Ibu was at the Agege stadium on Saturday to play football. And now the picture below has got people talking about how big the actor’s belly has gotten. The people pictured alongside him are the teammates. We could not help but notice his pot belly too. Can’t stop imagining how the actor made it around the stadium like that. What do you think???

Mr Ibu is behind my success – Comedian AY

Mr Ibu is behind my success – Comedian AY Popular Nigerian comedian and actor, Ayo Makun aka AY has credited his success in the entertainment industry to comic actor, John Okafor also known as Mr Ibu. A.Y’s debut film 30 Days in Atlanta, made the Guinness Book of World Records in 2017. The award winning actor from Ifon, Ose Local Government of Ondo State, but prefers to be referred to as ‘Warri Boy’ made this known on his Instagram handle @aycomedian. Success is the fruit of personal effort plus support and encouragement from people like @realmribu Thank you boss. However, AY crediting Mr Ibu for his success could not be far from the fact that Ibu who acted in over 200 films and got popularity, awards and endowments also came from a poor and humble background. The script writer...

Checkout the richest Nollywood actors and their net worth

Checkout the richest Nollywood actors and their net worth Who are the richest Nollywood actors? You may see their play on the screen, but you barely know them in real life! Take a look at top 10 richest Nollywood actors and their net worth! Top 10 Richest Nollywood Actors 10. Pete Edochie – $3.8 million   Chief Edochie is a legendary actor, philanthropist, TV personality, and producer. He is indigenous Enugu city. Nonetheless, he got his education from Zaria of Kaduna State. Pete Edochie is a veteran of Nollywood. In 1980, Pete Became famous after starring in the “Things Fall Apart.” The role Okonkwo provided him the first steps to the actor`s career. He won various international awards for his role in the series. After that, Peter Edochie became one of the richest actors in Nol...

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