Tag: funke

Bernard DayoAugust 21, 2018

“Funke” is the Nollywood movie trying to break gender norms and we are here for it

The mission of Yemi Morafa’s coming-of-age movie Funke is simple: shatter the glass ceiling on gender expectations for women. Set ...

SponsorJune 24, 2017

“You will all lose” – Waje dares co-celebrity bakers, Mai Atafo and Alexx Ekubo as Baileys BakeFest beckons

The oven mittens are coming off as Waje, Mai Atafo & Alexx Ekubo shot fiery darts at one another on ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

This lady says she started the ‘salt and water’ Ebola joke (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju   As the ‘salt and water’ Ebola preventive measure spreads around Nigeria, a certain lady, Adesewa, says ...

June 20, 2014

‘Jenifa’ the warrior princess: SEE hilarious photos of Funke Akindele

by Zara Mustapha Versatile actress, Funke ‘Jenifa’ Akindele is back to entertaining her fans with her hilarious photos she shares ...

July 30, 2013

I was building her a house – Actress, Funke Akindele’s estranged husband opens up

by Oge Okonkwo Kehinde Oloyede, Funke Akindele’s estranged husband has revealed he was building a house, a one-storey building a house ...

March 30, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: The last one

by Femke van Zeijl To the readers of this column, first and foremost, I dedicate this piece. To the ones who ...

March 20, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: Celebrating mediocrity

by Femke van Zeijl Nigeria is the opposite of a meritocracy: you do not earn by achieving. You get to ...

March 15, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: The big question on everyone’s mind

by Femke van Zeijl Some of my single Nigerian girlfriends seem obsessed with matrimony. With every new boyfriend, with every ...

March 9, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: Playing the card of culture

by Femke van Zeijl ‘My darling’, she replies, sipping her Smirnoff Ice, making the ice cubes in her glass tinkle. ...

January 30, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: My moinmoin with amala episode

Though I was not the only one having piping hot amala in the local Ebute Metta joint, I did not ...

January 28, 2013

Sorry, dad: Daughter exposes father whose gang allegedly killed policemen in Lagos

by Isi Esene A 17-year-old daughter of an armed robbery suspect reportedly exposed her father’s whereabouts to the police after ...

January 9, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: Oyinbo’s dictionary to Nigerian English (Part 2)

by Femke van Zeijl Amebos idle their time away doing nothing but gossiping maliciously about other people. Often of the ...

December 4, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: Iya Funke was here

by Femke van Zeijl My landlady is beating the talking drum clasped under her left arm. When she sings her ...

October 10, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: #Aluu4 and the danger of fending for yourself

Often I have quoted the self-reliance and resilience of Nigerians as a positive trait. They fend for themselves. I called ...

June 16, 2012

“My next album will be dynamite” – Femi Kuti speaks on fans, Funke and Fela as he turns 50 today

Born on June 16, 1962, Femi Kuti, son of late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and icon in his own right, turned 50 today, and - as usual - he held back no punches in this interview with Vanguard. His candour is always refreshing (and the last few answers are priceless).

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