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Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva celebrate 35 years of marriage

‌ Nollywood power couple, Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary. The multiple award-winning actress took to her verified Instagram account to thank God for the years she has spent with her sweetheart. She wrote, “Totally forgot. 35 years together. Thank you Lord. Here is to many more. Happy wedding anniversary Omo boy @_olujacobs.” In an interview with The Punch, Olu Jacobs had said that the moment he set his eyes on Joke Silva, he knew she was his wife. He said, “We were having a management meeting for a play, Wole Soyinka’s Jero Metamorphosis, when a young lady walked in. Immediately she walked in, something inside me told me that she was going to be my wife and I told the people around me that I was going to marry her. That was in 1981. In 1986, we got...

Olu Jacobs is not dead – Celebrities cry out loud

The Nigerian entertainment industry is no doubt endowed with a lot of talented individuals and some of them have been in the business for a long time and now serve as mentors to others. However, death is a reality that every human being must face and even talented individuals are not left out. A rumour recently got the attention of some celebrities and it left them shaken. Rumours had been spread about the supposed death of veteran actor, Olu Jacobs.Thankfully, they were really just rumours as they turned out to be false. Other celebrities took to their social media platforms to set things right as they laid the bad news to rest. Talented actress, Kate Henshaw , took to her Twitter page to warn others to stop spreading false news. She said that the people who spread the fake news have no i...

My husband and I did not endorse any diabetes treatment – Joke Silva clears the air

Actress Joke Silva has come out to clear the air on behalf of herself and husband, Olu Jacobs. The actress speaking on behalf of herself and actor husband, Olu Jacobs, made it clear that the both of them have not endorsed any drug for the treatment of diabetes or any other ailment. In addition, the actress made it clear that if and when they make any such endorsement, members of the public will be notified via their respective social media platforms and such announcement will be audiovisual. She said: “If and when we do the public will be informed in advance on our platforms and it will be audiovisual.” The doting wife accompanied the post with a short video clip of her husband who appeared to have been in the middle of a question and answer session. Jacobs in the video had told his interv...

I have lost various roles because I didn’t handle my face – Joke Silva

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Veteran actress Joke Silva, has been a strong face in the Nigerian movie industry for about 36 years now and still counting and one will agree that she has seen it all in the industry which can now boast of great talents. The actress in a recent interview with Genevieve magazine, talked about a whole lot in the industry and her personality which gave birth to her revealing the challenges that comes with face. Speaking about body shaming on the grounds of size, colour or height, she disclosed that she does not have issues with skin colour or her body but her face which has seen her losing some roles. In her words: “Of course I have lost a lot of roles, not because of my colour or body but because of my face. People find it a strange face to work with. It is not your co...

Happy birthday to Nollywood actress Joke Silva as she turns 57 today

Happy birthday to Nollywood actress Joke Silva as she turns 57 today Nollywood Legendary actress, Ajoke Mabel Arinola Silva popularly known as Joke Silva is celebrating her birthday today the 29th September. She was born on the 29th September, 1961 in the city of Lagos. Happy Birthday to Mummy Joke. Check out more lovely photos she recently released:

Joke Silva shares ageless pic, warns people not to be deceived by social media

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Veteran actress Joke Silva has appealed to all Nigerians to stop believing in what happens on social media as she shares new photo. Taking to her caption page, the ace actress wrote: “Don’t be deceived by what goes on on social media. Obviously there is something else such actors are doing, perhaps other businesses to shore up their income. The reality is that on the earning capacity of an actor in Nigeria, you cannot have that sort of lifestyle in this economy. Yes part of our industry is to have glamour but also the other part is to have reality”. ~ Part interview from the latest issue of @genevievemagazine “ Good words of advice from Mummy Joke Silva.

Nollywood Actress Joke Silva reveals she is an adopted child

CELEBRITY GIST: Veteran Actress, Joke SIlva was featured on a recent edition of LOVEHAVEN magazine, and she spoke on her adoption and how it came to her knowledge that she was adopted. The 56-year-old veteran, was adopted by the late Chief E.A Silva, a reputable lawyer, the then Babajiro of Lagos and his wife late Dr Abimbola Silva a pioneering female doctor, who died in July 2015. Mrs Joke Silva revealed this recently at the first Annual Conference of Heritage Adoption Support and Advocacy Group (HASAAG). Here’s what Joke Silva said: “I remembered going out with my cousin and we met a big cousin. She introduced me as ‘my cousin’s daughter and this is Dr Silva’s daughter.’ Then, the older cousin was like, ‘Dr. Silva ke? Se Doctor Silva bimo ni? (meaning does Dr. Silva have a ch...

“How I knew I was an adopted child” – Actress Joke Silva

“How I knew I was an adopted child” – Actress Joke Silva Veteran Nollywood Actress, Joke SIlva was featured on a recent edition of LOVEHAVEN magazine, and she spoke on her adoption and how she got to know she was adopted by her parents. The 56-year-old veteran, was adopted by the late Chief E.A Silva, a reputable lawyer, the then Babajiro of Lagos and his wife late Dr Abimbola Silva a pioneering female doctor, who died in July 2015. Mrs Joke Silva revealed this recently at the first Annual Conference of Heritage Adoption Support and Advocacy Group (HASAAG). Panelists at the conference which held in Lagos included a representative from United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Mr. Wilfred Mamah, Mrs. Bridget Ituseli, a counsellor, public speaker, marriage facilitator, teacher and Writer...

Helen Paul reveals Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva impacted her life positively

CELEBRITY GIST: Nigerian comedian and actress Helen Paul has revealed how Veteran stars Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs impacted her life positively in many ways. The comedienne said the lives of Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva as a couple is exemplary, and one she admires. Helen Paul who anchored the star-studded wedding of the son of two major veterans in the Nollywood industry, Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs shared with Saturday Beats how the veterans have influenced her life positively. Here’s what she said: “I’ve always known and admired them, though as a screen couple that I love, admire, and respect so much. I never expected that I would get to meet them in person one day. Funnily enough, Aunty Joke was one of the reasons I schooled at the University of Lagos. You know she speaks so eloq...

Olu Jacob’s daughter In-law reveals her traditional wedding cost over 10 million

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Veteran Actors Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva’s daughter-in-law Blessing has revealed how much her traditional wedding cost. According to Blessing who graced the cover of KOKO rides, her wedding cost more than N10million. Read excerpts from her interview below: How did you meet Soji and how long have you guys been dating? I met Soji in Lagos. I have known his mother for like 5 years because I have worked with her in quite a few projects, so based on that relationship. I got to know the rest of the family members, which includes Soji, his brothers, and his father. We started dating in 2016 when I graduated from the college and went to Lagos for my NYSC. Why is Soji so special? He is everything I ever prayed for in a man. He is very calm and very disciplined. He is religious as we...

Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs son set to wed. Releases pre-wedding pictures

CELEBRITY GIST: Olusoji Jacobs, the son of Nollywood Legends Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs is set to marry his sweetheart Boma Douglas. Mom of the groom Joke Silva shared the good news in a post on her Instagram on Sunday July 8th. She posted a slide of the couple’s photos with the caption: “We prayed and waited patiently for this time…it’s finally here. The Jacobs are going South to get their Kalabari bride.” The 30 year old groom-to-be is the general manager of Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts owned by his parents. While Boma Douglas a native of Rivers state, a mental health advocate and Public speaker. Nollywood Community wishes the couple a successful wedding in advance!

Joke Silva tells upcoming actresses, “Don’t compromise your dignity because of movie roles!!”

Joke Silva tells upcoming actresses, “Don’t compromise your dignity because of movie roles!!” Nollywood actress, Joke Silva, has said that horrific stories of sex demands are too much in Nollywood. She said this while fielding questions from newsmen on Tuesday after the launch of ‘Disowned’, a book by Nina Anyianuka about sexual abuse and harassment, at Terra Kulture in Lagos. The 56-year-old screen goddess said the pressure on young actresses to offer sexual favours is very high. “Unfortunately, the casting couch issue is alive in Nollywood,” she began. “Sometimes there is this hunger to get the work. Maybe you’ve gone to several auditions and you haven’t gotten the work, then somebody tells you that it is because you are not doing what you should do that is when you are not g...

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