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Meet Veteran Nollywood Actor Pete Edochie’s six children

There are not many actors in Nigeria, old or new, that are as respected, revered, and beloved as veteran Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie. Pete Edochie burst onto the scene in the 1980s after playing the outstanding classic role of Okonkwo in the NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s best selling book, Things Fall Apart. Since then, Pete has been a tireless hardworker who has since gone on to star in countless Nollywood movies, some that were released as recently as this year. As prolific and public as Pete is, his family has managed to successfully stay out of the limelight for the most part. Apart from his son, Yul Edochie who is also widely known, not much is known about his other children. In fact, a lot of people believe and incorrectly so, that Yul is Pete’s only child. That couldn’t be furt...

I was jobless when I married my wife and she didn’t frustrate me – Yul Edochie

Popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, recently revealed that he got married to his wife when he was unemployed and that she did not for once frustrate him. Just recently, a content creator took to his Twitter page to advise men not to get married if they did not have a sustainable job. He added that their wives might initially say they would manage but would eventually frustrate them.about:blank Then Yul Edochie reacted to the post online while sharing his own experience. The movie star spoke on how he tied the knot with his wife despite having no sustainable job and that his wife who also promised to manage with him never frustrated him for one day. Explaining further, Yul said that they have now been happily together for 16 years and that different things work for different couples. See ...

Yul Edochie showers his wife with praises as they celebrate their 16th wedding anniversary

Nigerian Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has rained praises on his wife May Edochie as they celebrate their 16th wedding anniversary. The adorable couple marked their 16 years of conjugal bliss yesterday, October 30, 2020. Taking to his verified Instagram page, Yul Edochie penned down emotional words appreciating God for his many blessings and grace upon his marriage. For Yul, his marriage with May whom he described as a genius, has been filled with love and blessings. The handsome thespian also shared an old photo of them and thanked his wife for the love she has shown him all these years. Yul wrote:  “Happy 16th wedding anniversary to us, me and my beautiful wife @mayyuledochie16yrs of love and blessings. I’m grateful to God Almighty for this day. I thank my darling...

Yul Edochie calls for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation

Popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has humbly requested that President Muhammadu Buhari resigns from office. According to the actor, President Buhari was very vocal during the Goodluck Jonathan administration and called for the resignation of the former President on the ground of poor performance. Yul taking to Twitter, stated that the president of Nigeria has failed the citizens, and should therefore resign. He tweeted, President Buhari was very vocal during the previous Govt. He called for Goodluck’s resignation on the basis of poor performance. Today Buhari’s performance is worse than that of Jonathan. We put our hopes in him & he failed us. I call for Buhari’s resignation. #ENDBADGOVERNANCE. There should be no excuse for incompetence, leading a Nation is not child’...

Yul Edochie says more women need to be in power because men have failed us

Popular Nollywood actor turned politician, Yul Edochie has said it will be better if there are more women in powerful positions in the country. The actor gave his opinion in a recent tweet on his Twitter page as he says he believes it’s time for more women to dominate the political space in the country because the men have failed to deliver. Sharing on Twitter, Yul Edochie wrote: “We need more women in high positions of power. A lot of the men have failed us.” See his post, A while back, the actor who went down memory lane to recount his days of little beginnings in his acting career, listed out the names of the people in the industry who helped shape his acting career. These names listed by the actor, a father of four includes RMD, Ramsey Nouah, Desmond Elliot, Jim Iyke, Mike Ez...

Indecent dressing is not an invitation to rape – Yul Edochie

Nollywood Actor, Yul Edochie, has weighed in on the opinion of some people that indecent dressing among ladies instigate the rising rape cases in Nigeria. While saying he doesn’t encourage indecent dressing, the actor said the ladies dressing in an indecent manner is an invitation for rape. He wrote; “I do not encourage indecent dressing. But no matter how indecently dressed she is, guy it’s not an invitation for rape. If you both agreed on pay as you go, you pay, she no wan give you, get ur money back through non-violent means. Do not touch her. There’s no excuse for rape.” Do you agree with Yul Edochie?

I told my dad I wanted to drop out of School when I was in JSS 2 – Yul Edochie reveals

Yul Edochie, son of renowned Nollywood, Actor Pete Edochie took to his Twitter to narrate how he at one time while in Junior Secondary School 2 had told his father that he wanted to drop out of school, and his father in response asked him to come into his room, where he received the beating of his life that reset his thinking. This is a classic tale of teenage rebellion. Who didn’t have one of those? Thank God for the father’s quick response that reset his brain. We all know how he turned out. Else we probably wouldn’t have known this great actor and film director. Tell us what you did during your teenage years. How was your rebellion like? “In JS2, I told my father I didn’t want to go to school anymore, he should open electrical shop for me. He said ok. He Invited me to his room, lo...

I lost many movie roles because of my father’s name – Yul Edochie reveals

Nollywood actor and politician Yul Edochie has revealed that he lost many movie roles because of his father, Pete Edochie, claiming his name generated envy in the industry. Yul made this known in a tweet on Sunday, after a follower who appears to be an up and coming act alleged that politics is being played in the industry. According to the follower, he has been dropped from a lot of productions because of his inability to find a sponsor. But responding, Yul said politics is played in every country and not only in the Nollywood industry, as he recounted how he was dropped many times because of his father’s name. “Politics is played in every country and in every industry, not only Nollywood. Ask people in other fields. In my early days I was dropped many times too because of my father’s nam...

Pete Edochie and wife relax with their son Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor and politician, Yul Edochie was spotted relaxing with parents, the Legendary actor himself, Pete Edochie and wife after shooting a video. The actor while sharing the post on Facebook, said that it’s been a while he visited his parents, so he decided to do that, before leaving town. His post reads: “Just wrapped up the movie FEAR. So I paid my parents a visit before leaving town. Haven’t seen them in a while.”

Yul Edochie and his wife celebrate their 15 years of a blissful marriage

Nollywood Actor-cum-Politician, Yul Edochie is celebrating his wife, May Yul Edochie as she clocked another age today. The popular actor shared a recent photo himself and May while giving her a reassurance of his love after 21 years together. Sharing the photo on Instagram, he wrote: “HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my lovely wife @mayyuledochie The most hardworking C.E.O I have ever seen. 21yrs together, 15yrs of marriage ain’t no joke. Thank you for everything. Wish you many more wonderful yrs filled with God’s blessings and protection. I LOVE YOU!” May God continue to bless their marriage!

Yul Edochie shares beautiful pictures of his 4 children

Popular Nollywood actor Yul Edochie recently treated his fans and followers on social media to a never-seen-before family photo. The proud father, who is also a son of veteran Nollywood actor Pete Edochie, shared a photo in which he was spotted with his four children. In the short caption that accompanied the picture, Edochie introduced his children to members of the internet community and shared their names as Danielle, Kambi, Karl and Victory. May God continue to bless and protect his family!

I always thought our problem was our leaders until I joined politics – Yul Edochie

Star Actor cum politician Yul Edochie has stated that Nigerian people are a big part of the problem which includes the country’s leaders. In a series of tweets, Yul Edochie revealed that the people are a part of Nigeria’s problem because they only want to vote for the politician who has money to dole out. According to the actor cum politician, ‘I always thought our problem was our leaders till I joined politics and realized the people are also a big part of the problem. If you run for office and you don’t have money to share, even your village people will leave you and support a well known kidnapper who is sharing money’. He also said, ‘yes our leaders have failed us for so long but running out of the country is not the best option. Who go fix am? Then we are treated as...

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