Kanayo O Kanayo

Acting as a ritualist in movies does not make me one – Kanayo O Kanayo

It is no longer news that Nigerian actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo, has made an indelible mark in Nollywood and the success story of Nollywood cannot be told without his name being mentioned. Sadly, the thespian now has to deal with negative comments from social media users who have the impression that he is ritualistic for his movie roles. The veteran actor told Saturday Beats during an exclusive interview today, January 9, that such negative comments no longer bother him. In his words: “Many of our youths are not focused and they see the social media as a place to get back at some people. “The most unfortunate thing is that they abuse the privilege they have. Even people who cannot speak before one now think they have the opportunity to rubbish one. However, those things don’t affect me because ...

Kanayo O Kanayo undergoes nasal surgery few days after been called to bar

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo has announced that he has undergone successful nasal surgery. Taking to his Instagram page on Friday, the actor shared a video showing him at the hospital where the surgery took place. “Thank God for a successful Nasal Surgery Today! Join me in thanking God!,” he captioned the video. Many of his fans took to the comment section to wish for him speedy recovery and some were in shock as what could have led to the emergency surgery just a day after the actor was called to the Nigerian bar as a certified lawyer. A day before, the actor had trended on social media after he shared a picture showing him in a lawyer’s outfit.

Kanayo O Kanayo officially becomes a lawyer. Congratulations to him!

Kanayo O Kanayo, a Nollywood actor, says he is now a certified lawyer after being called to the Nigerian bar. Congratulations to him! The movie star took to his social media page to break the good news on Tuesday. < In the post, Kanayo could be seen donning his full regalia as a lawyer with smiles etched on his face. “To God be all the glory. You can now address me as Anayo Modestus Onyekwere, Esq, MFR (barrister and solicitor of the supreme court of Nigeria),” he wrote on Instagram. It is understood that the award-winning movie star sat for his final examination and passed it in July. The development comes about two years after the ace movie star bagged his law degree from the University of Abuja. In October 2018, the 58-year-old, whose real name is Anayo Modestus Onyekw...

Kneeling to propose to a woman is un-African – Kanayo.O. Kanayo

Veteran Nollywood actor Kanayao O. Kanayo has revisited a controversial topic which was initially raised by fellow actor, Pete Edochie, some months ago. Kanayo recently engaged with fans via an Instagram live video session and he had a lot to say about the issue of young men kneeling down to ask for their female counterpart’s hand in marriage. The movie star said he completely agrees with Edochie who had noted that it is wrong for men to do so. According to the respected actor, it is un-African for men to propose to their lovers in such way. Kanayo added that those in the younger generation may tag their position as something best suited in the Stone Age. He, however, noted that they are free to live in their technological age. According to the movie star, the practice of kneelin...

Use yourselves for ritual – Kanayo O Kanayo blast those who call him a ritualist

Ace Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo has fired shots at those who always tag him a ritualist in the comment section of his posts. The veteran actor who recently took part in the trending #don’tleaveme challenge got pissed as Nigerians only trolled him for being a ritualist, neglecting the challenge itself. After sharing a video of his own challenge, trolls took to the comment section to beg him not to use his hypeman for rituals. Some asked the hypeman to run away from him, before Kanayo turns him to ‘yam’. Reacting to this, Kanayo called them distractions and urged them to use themselves for the rituals. He further begged his true fans to stop listening to distractors and learn to always focus on the main message.

Ladies, focus on building a peaceful and successful marriage – Kanayo O Kanayo

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo has advised ladies against throwing expensive wedding parties as they plan to get married. The thespian disclosed this in a TikTok video he shared on his Instagram page on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Speaking in the clip, he alleged that expensive wedding parties do not guarantee a successful married life. He also enjoined single ladies to save up for the rainy days. According to him, saving would help the couple take proper care of their children when they finally arrive. “Ladies, focus more on building a successful and peaceful marriage, rather than a lavish and expensive wedding party. I tell you what, from experience, expensive wedding parties do not guarantee you a successful married life. Save up, the children are coming”, he said. He surely mad...

Happy birthday to Kanayo O. Kanayo as he turns 57 today

Happy birthday to Kanayo O. Kanayo as he turns 57 today Veteran Nollywood actor turned politician Anayo Modestus Onyekwere popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo is today celebrating his 57th birthday. The IMO State born actor took to his Instagram page to share some photos with caption saying: Hello friends, it’s my birthday today. Thank God for another year and thank you for your love and support all through the years. #IRep1stMarch #DimkpaIseNdeMbaise See photos below:

Kanayo O Kanayo graduates with Law degree from the university of Abuja

CELEBRITY GIST: Veteran Nollywood actor Kanayo O Kanayo is now a Law graduate of University of Abuja. Congratulations to him! He shared a video as he participated in the signing out ritual after his last exam today. He wrote: “Another Milestone, Another Prominence. Thank you Friends and Thank God Almighty.” Anayo Modestus Onyekwere (popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, born March 1, 1962 in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actor. In 2006 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. In 1992, Kanayo made his debut film appearance in the film Living in Bondage and has since the starred in over 100 films. He is currently a United Nations ambassador and bears the title of MFR. Kanayo along with Kenneth Nnebue (producer of Living in Bondage), Olu ...

Popular Nollywood Actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo Announces His Ambition To Venture Into Politics

The nollywood actor Anayo Modestus Onyekwere usually known as Kanayo O Kanayo has joined the likes of Desmond Elliot, Yul Edochie, Kate Henshaw and other Nigerian entertainers who have ventured into politics. In an Instagram post, the 56-year-old actor announced his ambition to represent Ahiazu/Ezinhitte Mbaise Federal Constituency of Imo state in the upcoming 2019 elections under the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Ya Gazie . #KOK2019 A post shared by DIMKPA ISE NDI MBAISE (@kanayo.o.kanayo) on Jul 9, 2018 at 9:06am PDT No doubt, this would be KOK’s first partisan participation in politics, having been chairman of National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Studies, (NIHTS), a federal government parastatal in 2013. The talented actor was born on March 1, 1962 and hails from Mbai...

Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo joins politics; to run for member of House Of Reps in Imo State under APGA party

Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo joins politics; to run for member of House of Reps in Imo State under APGA party Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo, popularly known as Professor Johnbull, is going into politics! The actor took to the social media handle yesterday to make his intention known. According to the short message he posted on his official Instagram page, KOK intends to run as House of representatives for Ahiazu/Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency in Imo State. The veteran Nollywood actor said he will be running under the APGA (All Progressive Grand Alliance) party. Check out his announcement: From what we have seen in movies so far, he will make a very good politician. What is your own thought?

Kanayo O Kanayo celebrates his birthday today, March 1st

NOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Happy birthday to veteran Nollywood Actor Modestus Anayo Onyekere as he adds another year to his age today. He was born on March 1st 1962, making him 56 years of age.

The Cloth I’m Wearing Has A Story – Kanayo O Kanayo Speaks Of A Stranger Who Showed Him Love

CELEBRITY GIST — Everybody has a story to tell, and veteran actor Kanayo O Kanayo is no different as he shares a story of a stranger who showed him love and gifted him a custom-made shirt for men. 

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