Tag: Funke Akindele

YNaija TodayJuly 12, 2022

Funke Akindele emerges as PDP’s Deputy Gubernatorial candidate

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, has been named the Peoples Democratic Party deputy governorship candidate of Lagos State. The actress confirmed ...

YNaija TodayJuly 7, 2022

2023 won’t be based on ‘my turn’, ethnicity, religion — Peter Obi; Funke Akindele might be Lagos PDP’s deputy governorship candidate

2023 won’t be based on ‘my turn’, ethnicity, religion — Peter Obi Alleged Fraud: Ebonyi PDP suspends deputy chair, legal ...

Chinedu OkaforAugust 25, 2021

“I almost passed out.” Funke Akindele discusses producing highest-grossing movie Omo Ghetto, work ethic and her plans for the future #WithChude

Going from being arraigned for breaking the COVID-19 precautionary rule to becoming the highest-grossing actress, producer and director, Funke Akindele ...

Chinedu OkaforAugust 3, 2021

#YNaijaMedia100: Ebuka, Funke Akindele, Erica, Ikorodu Bois | See 100 Most Influential People in Media

It is interesting to note just how much the choices we believe to have come from free will were in ...

Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 12, 2021

Give the money to Funke! How the numbers show Nigeria’s entertainment industry is ready for big money

Despite the pandemic. Nigeria’s entertainment industry is making money. It is time to give it more!

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 21, 2020

Netflix partners with Inkblot Productions to produce untitled YA series

Since Netflix announced its partnership with INKBLOT productions to create a yet to be titled drama series today, many questions ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 8, 2020

Fans ignite ‘battle of the best’ between Funke Akindele and Toyin Abraham

Nigeria for the longest time has battled with the idea of inclusion. In almost any industry, there is an imbalance ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 29, 2020

Funke Akindele is trending again and here’s the tea

A turbulent wave of accusations appear to keep crashing down on popular Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele’s doorstep. In what seems ...

Michael IsaacMay 11, 2020

Will ’81 in Lagos’ and call for Wike’s ‘Lockdown Republic,’ make Lagosians finally get it?

As much as many Lagosians have stuck to staying indoors and practicing social distancing, a few others still feel like ...

Ado AminuApril 9, 2020

Burna Boy: Very loud and very wrong, but we know why

By now, the name Burna Boy is almost synonymous with everything over-the-top; especially in speech. That is if you are ...

Ado AminuApril 6, 2020

Funke Akindele: Did the Lagos Government shoot itself with this trial?

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has been to court and sentenced for the misdemeanor charge of breaking social distancing guidelines by ...

EditorApril 6, 2020

Social media will cost a lot of Nigerian celebrities their careers

Last weekend, ambassador of Dettol Nigeria and spokesperson of the National Centre for Disease Control, Funke Akindele hosted a birthday ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 6, 2020

Is Funke Akindele’s apology enough? 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC and Dettol Nigeria, have both reacted after the Lagos state police command yesterday ...

Bernard DayoAugust 6, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Funke Akindele’s directorial debut ”Your Excellency” is a political comedy driven by social media

Funke Akindele will make her directorial debut in collaboration with EbonyLife Films, a political comedy titled Your Excellency and driven ...

Bernard DayoApril 4, 2019

Funke Akindele’s new YouTube channel is already the best thing on the internet

Funke Akindele doesn’t need any introduction. Like most celebrities in the entertainment industry, social media has given them the opportunity ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 12, 2019

Jubilate, fans of ‘Jenifa’s Diary,’ the show has now been renewed for a fifteenth season

The long-surviving comedy series Jenifa’s Diary has been renewed for a fifteen season which will be out soon, and this ...

SponsorJanuary 22, 2019

Atiku Abubakar named DAAR awards ‘Man of the year’

As Tuface Idibia, Alibaba, Dele Momodu and ‘Zebrudaya’ are duly recognized for their lifetime contributions to music, media and nollywood ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 24, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Avengers directors having difficulty editing down Endgame from 3 hours; Disney hit by petition to ban ‘Hakuna Matata’ in Lion King | Other top stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment over the weekend and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still ...

Bernard DayoDecember 22, 2018

The internet is melting with joy as Funke Akindele welcomes twins with husband JJC Skillz

2018 has ended on a bountiful note for Funke Akindele as the actress is now a mother for the first ...

Bernard DayoJuly 27, 2018

Omoni Oboli wants to change the narrative of women hating each other with her new film “Moms at War”

Omoni Oboli is currently enjoying a cultural renaissance. In mid-2017, she pivoted away from Nollywood to launch her clothing line ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2018

[The Sexuality Blog] “I Need to Know”, “MTV Shuga” and why we need more TV shows on youth sexual health

I wasn’t sexually active until my early twenties, a post-university phase of my life where I had to understand sex ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2018

[The Film Blog] Introducing Funke Akindele, cast member of Avengers: Infinity War

Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War may be barely five months away, but here’s something to be excited about: award-winning Nollywood actress ...

EditorJanuary 3, 2018

#YNaijaPowerList2017: Wizkid, Toyin Abraham, Tekno… These are the most powerful people in entertainment

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

ToluDecember 25, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Wizkid gives Nigerians the best Christmas gift ever; Industreet returns for Season 2 | More

Wizkid gave us all the best Christmas gift ever and everything else that happened in entertainment this Christmas weekend. It ...

ToluNovember 3, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Tiwa Savage releases teaser for ‘Ma Lo’ featuring Wizkid; Majek Fashek set to collaborate with 2Baba, Davido | More stories

These are the entertainment stories from yesterday you need to catch up with and others that unraveled while you slept ...

ToluAugust 24, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: “Davido is superior to Wizkid”, Danagog insists; Taylor Swift announces new album after three-year hiatus | More stories

Here are the top entertainment stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing ...

EditorAugust 5, 2017

The Film Blog: This one metric should help you recognize that Yoruba actors are bigger than you think

Look at Antar Laniyan. He makes much of his living these days working behind the scenes in collaboration with Wale ...

AzeezJuly 11, 2017

Wizkid, Davido, DJ Spinall, Efe nominated for NEA Awards | See full list

Wizkid, Davido, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Olamide and Funke Akindele have been nominated for the 2017 Nigerian Entertainment Awards. The 12th edition ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 6, 2017

The Film Blog: Funke Akindele just proved that she knows the work

He asked: By now jenifa in Jenifa's diary should be able to speak fairly correct English. @funkeakindele @TrafficChiefNG @Gidi_Traffic — ...

AzeezJuly 1, 2017

Expect our beautiful twins | Funke Akindele’s husband reacts to pregnancy rumours

Producer JJC Skillz, who is husband of popular actress, Funke Akindele has asked fans to expect their beautiful twins. JJC’s ...

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