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“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...

Check out pictures of celebrities who attended Olu Jacobs son’s wedding

CELEBRITY GIST: The church wedding of Soji Jacobs and his wife Elizabeth Douglas took place in Lagos, on Saturday the 21st of July 2018. The groom is the first child of veteran Nollywood couple Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva. The couple celebrated their traditional marriage few weeks ago. Celebrities spotted at the occasion which held include Shaffy Bello, Chidinma Ekile, Monalisa Chinda, Kate Henshaw, Ufuoma Ejenobor, Rita Dominic, Hilda Dokubo, Omotola Jalade, Kunle Afolayan, Helen Paul Tatafo, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Richard Mofe Damijo and many others. Below are more pictures: May God bless them with fruitfulness, happiness and a long-lasting marriage.

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!

A white woman once called me a dog – Veteran Actor Olu Jacobs speaks on racism in London

CELEBRITY GIST — Veteran Nollywood Actor Olu Jacobs have come out to reveal he was once a victim of racism in the UK when a white woman addressed him as a dog when he was living in London. 

Joke Silva celebrates her Husband as he clocks 75 today July 11th

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Happy Birthday to Nollywood Legendary Actor Oludotun Baiyewu Jacob, popularly known as Olu Jacob as he celebrates his 75th birthday today. He was born on July 11th, 1942. Happy born day to him!!

Respect and Friendship keeps us growing – Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs on Marriage

CELEBRITY GIST: Veteran Nollywood Couple - Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva who have been married for over 30 years have revealed the secret to their long-lasting and happy marriage.

Joke Silva reveals kissing in movies makes her husband uncomfortable

CELEBRITY GIST: Veteran Nollywood actress Joke Silva who has been married to Olu Jacobs for over 30 years, have come out to reveal how kissing in movies makes her husband uncomfortable.

Happy 75th birthday to Nollywood Legend Olu Jacobs (Born July 11)

NOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Today, we celebrate with the Nollywood Legendary Actor, Stage Director and Producer – Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs as marks his 75th birthday. He born on the 11th of July 1942, at his hometown in Abeoukuta Ogun State. The veteran actor began his acting career after studing at the Loyal Academy Dramatic Arts in London. He starred in various British television series and shows in the 70’s. He has also featured in several local and international movies. Known as a father in the industry, he has received lots of awards for his achievements. Some of his awards includes: Best Actor for leading role at the 2007 African Movie Academy Award. Five Continent Best Actor Award and life time achievement in Cameroon and Ghana. Merit award at the 2013 AMCVA and 2016 AM...

Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs receives Lifetime Achievement Award at AMAA 2016

CELEBRITY GIST: Many veteran Nollywood actors were honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the just concluded Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA 2016). At the star-studded event, longest-serving Nollywood Couple - Joke Silva and her husband Olu Jacobs, both received a Lifetime Achievement Award each for their impeccable contributions to the African film industry.

10 interesting things about Olu Jacobs

Celebrity Gist: Veteran Nollywood Legend, Oladotun Baiyemi Jacobs popularly known as Olu Jacobs, is one of the great pioneers of Nollywood. He is popularly known for playing the role of a king in most of his movies.

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