Tag: actor

YNaijaJuly 5, 2023

‘I’m a Leading Man’ – Tayo Faniran Talks on Conditions for Accepting Movie Roles

When it comes to the world of acting, every role is an opportunity for an artist to leave a mark ...

YNaijaMay 13, 2023

Renowned Nollywood Actor Saint Obi Passes Away at 57

In a saddening turn of events, the Nigerian film industry mourns the loss of renowned actor Obinna Nwafor, better known ...

YNaijaJanuary 3, 2023

Yomi Gold divorces second wife after only one year of marriage

Yomi Gold, the Nigerian actor, has parted ways with Amina, his wife. The film star revealed his current marital status ...

YNaijaDecember 3, 2022

Actor Olaiya Igwe goes ‘stark-naked’ in provocative campaign stunt for Tinubu

In a publicity stunt, actor Ebun Oloyede, better known by his stage name Olaiya Igwe, stripped naked and prayed for the ...

Rachel OgbuJune 24, 2017

Olatunde Olateju Olaoloru stars in TV’s hottest talking point – The Handmaid’s Tale

Nigerian-Irish Olatunde Olateju Olaoloru just caught our eye on new TV series – The Handmaid’s Tale which tells the story of a ...

AzeezJune 24, 2017

“I intended no malice” | Johnny Depp apologises for Donald Trump assassination joke

Actor Johnny Depp on Friday apologized for joking about President Donald Trump being assassinated while speaking to a music festival ...

Rachel OgbuJune 10, 2017

Meet Ghanaian-British actor and real-life ninja, Joey Ansah

by Rachel Ogbu// Ghanaian- British actor and real-life ninja, Joey Ansah was born in Hammersmith, London, England. He is of ...

Rachel OgbuJune 4, 2017

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje directs screenplay based on his autobiographical story, “Farming”

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-British writer and director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is directing a screenplay based on his autobiographical story, “Farming.” Kate ...

Rachel OgbuJune 2, 2017

Critic hails John Boyega for his lead role in stage play, Woyzeck

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian- British actor, John Boyega, 25 has been hailed by critic since his stage play Woyzeck started showing ...

ToluMay 23, 2017

5 things you probably didn’t know about late James Bond star, Roger Moore

The third and greatest James Bond of all, Sir Roger Moore is dead! His family announced via his Twitter account ...

AzeezMay 7, 2017

Nollywood actor, Adeshina Adesanya is dead

by Azeez Adeniyi Nollywood actor, Adeshina Adesanya popularly known as Pastor Ajidara in Yoruba movies is dead. His death comes ...

AzeezApril 22, 2017

Nollywood veteran actor, Olumide Bakare is dead

by Azeez Adeniyi Nollywood veteran actor, Olumide Bakare is dead, Tribune reports. According to the newspaper, the actor’s personal assistant ...

ToluMarch 9, 2017

At 30, Lala is the gift that keeps on giving

by Chude Jideonwo   “My person is my person,” Kemi (Lala Akindoju, as the world knows her) told me yet ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 2, 2017

Court dissolves Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike’s marriage

by Dolapo Adelana A Lagos Island Customary Court, on Thursday dissolved the 17 year-old marriage between Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike ...

AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

American actor, Jay Bowdy commits suicide on Facebook Live

Fast rising American actor, Jay Bowdy on Monday committed suicide while streaming on Facebook Live. The 34-year-old actor in a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 29, 2016

‘God has put them to shame…’ | Richard Mofe-Damijo pens heartfelt anniversary message to his wife

Nollywood icon, Richard Mofe Damijo has penned a heartfelt message to his wife, Jumobi. In a message celebrating their 16th ...

ToluDecember 15, 2016

Album of the Year? Tony One Week is back to take over… or not

Remember Tony One Week? He calls himself Gyration Master and the name has stuck since he released the early 2000s ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

Bill Cosby is blin​d – Lawyers

Lawyers of American actor/comedian Bill Cosby say he is legally blind. His lawyers filed a motion on Thursday in a ...

AzeezOctober 11, 2016

Falz joins cast of popular series, Tinsel

Rapper and actor, Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz has joined the cast of one of Nigeria’s most successful soap ...

AzeezOctober 1, 2016

Veteran Nollywood actor dies after prolonged battle with liver disease

Nollywood veteran actor, Martins Njubuigbo also known Elder Maya is dead after a prolonged battle with liver disease. Fellow actor, Yomi ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 27, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Lil Wayne gets minor victory in case against Birdman | Nollywood actor ‘arrested’ from his home and more

Here are some stories from yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are now buzzing this morning ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 12, 2016

‘It’s a lot of hardwork!’ – Hush star, Baaj Adebule talks about popular TV series on Y!Talk

On this episode of Y! Talk, show host, Adenike Adebayo, chatted with actor and star of popular television series, Hush, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 21, 2016

Desmond Elliott provides home for homeless woman in Surulere

The lawmaker representing Surulere constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Elliott has provided a homeless woman with a ...

AzeezJuly 11, 2016

Read Jim Iyke’s rib-cracking reply to a ‘troll’

Actor Jim Iyke is definitely not someone you want to mess with online. Asides being popular for his Nollywood stardom, the 39-year-old ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2016

‘Don’t be afraid of failure, every rejection is a lesson’ | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Michelle Dede

Everyone knows her. With a name that is synonymous with Television, Entertainment and Fashion, Michelle Dede is a Multilingual Host, ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 6, 2016

Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko’s wife dies

Henrietta Kosoko, the wife of Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, is dead. Henrietta, also an actress, was reported to have given ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 30, 2016

Hollywood actor, John Boyega reunites with his Nigerian family (PHOTOS)

Nigerian-British actor, John Boyega, who is one of the most promising young Hollywood stars, is currently visiting Nigeria. John – ...

Oreoluwa PetersNovember 19, 2015

Imagine a world where actor, Saint Obi becomes a musician… well, you’re in it (WATCH)

Possibly former Nollywood star, Saint Obi, after a long hiatus from the screen has a new aspiration- to break into the ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 1, 2015

Top Yoruba actor loses mother

Popular comic actor, Elesho, is currently mourning the death of his beloved mother who died at the age of 94. Of all ...

SolaMay 1, 2015

This Genevieve Nnaji/Pete Edochie selfie is everything (LOOK)

by Anike Jacobs There are selfies and there are epic selfies! Superstar actress, Genevieve Nnaji features Nollywood legend, Pete Edochie ...

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