Tag: Olu Jacobs

YNaijaJuly 3, 2023

In Sickness and in Health: Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs’ Unyielding Love in the Face of Dementia

In a recent interview with renowned media personality and actress, Nancy Isime, Joke Silva, the iconic figure of Nollywood, bravely ...

YNaijaJanuary 13, 2023

I was placed on medication for life – Mercy Johnson opens up on cancer scare

Mercy Johnson, a star in the Nigerian film industry, has now spoken publicly about her battle with cancer and the ...

Joshua OnonoseJuly 18, 2022

Olu Jacobs at 80: The celebration of a Nollywood Icon

The prestigious Glover Memorial Hall built in 1887 was the setting for the grand occasion of Olu Jacobs, actor, husband, ...

Ado AminuNovember 24, 2021

“He is dealing with issues, and it has been going on for a couple of years”, Joke Silva breaks silence on husband’s absence on #WithChude

In June 2021, rumours stating Olu Jacobs was dead burned like fire to explain his sudden disappearance from the media. ...

EditorJune 9, 2020

Just In: ‘Olu Jacobs is alive and well’

Social media has in the last few hours been awash with rumors on the death of veteran Actor, Olu Jacobs. ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 9, 2019

Omawumi, Nancy Isime, Chigul, Eku Edewor, Chioma Akpotha, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, others attend grand finale of ”The Wives”

Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Omawumi, Nancy Isime, Chigul, Eku Edewor, Chioma Akpotha, were among the personalities at the grand finale of ...

SponsorOctober 6, 2017

Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival 2017 ends with a call for citizen engagement

he 7th edition of the Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival, a 3-day cultural fiesta which held from 29 September – ...

AzeezSeptember 27, 2017

Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Ego Boyo, others step out for the opening show of Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival 2017

Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Ego Boyo, and Akin Omotoso were among the personalities spotted at the opening show of the ...

Op-ed EditorJune 27, 2017

The Film Blog: The crowd of Nollywood stars in Rwanda reminds you that AMAA is not dead

There is an abundance of people so upset at the mediocrity of the Africa Movie Academy Awards that they just ...

ToluMarch 4, 2017

#AMVCA2017: Sambasa Nzeribe beats RMD, Olu Jacobs and Ramsey Nouah to win Best Actor award

In the most unanticipated moment of the night, upcoming actor Sambasa Nzeribe has just been announced winner in the Best ...

Isime EseneNovember 19, 2016

Review: Joke Silva’s ‘Heartbeat: The Musical’ got me sold on theatre

by John Ogah Sitting in the theatre of the Muson Centre with the lights off and the powerful voice of ...

RoqeebahOctober 29, 2016

Movie review: Oloibiri is not the definitive Niger Delta narrative

by Okon Ekpo As we were taught in school, oil was first discovered in Nigeria in commercial quantities in a ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 26, 2016

PROFILE: The day Joke Silva charmed me

by Mazi Emeka Joke Silva is a familiar face, and name, for at least three generations – and she is ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 13, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Tiwa Savage shares more in new interview | Wizkid ends tour with Chris Brown in style | More Stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and some stories that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 12, 2016

#AMAA2016: RMD, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva honoured with Life Time awards + other winners (Full List)

The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was held in the city of Port Harcourt Saturday night. Despite its shortcomings, the event was attended by some ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 12, 2016

Darey’s ‘Pray For Me’ video may leave you in tears (WATCH)

Darey has released the video for Pray For Me, featuring the Soweto Gospel Choir- one of the hit songs off his 2015 ...

SolaJuly 12, 2015

Olu Jacobs, Kate Henshaw, others attend Tchidi Chikere and Nuella Njubigbo’s daughter’s dedication (PHOTOS)

Director Tchidi Chikere and wifey, Nuella Njubigbo dedicated their daughter Tess in church today. The likes of actors Olu Jacobs, ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 22, 2015

Actors, Olu Jacobs & Joke Silva cover Hello magazine’s latest edition (LOOK)

by Chinwe Okafor Olu Jacobs and wife, Joke Silva are the new feature cover for the new issue of Hello Magazine. The Nollywood veterans, ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 14, 2014

Omobola Johnson, Bola Adesola, Rita Dominic, Tunde Kelani, Olu Jacobs, Osas Ighodaro, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, others step out for #TheWives

by Jewel Stephen The best of Nigerian society came out to watch what some are calling the theatre production of ...

Isime EseneSeptember 6, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: My relationship with Uti’s fine, we remain friends – Alexx Ekubo

by Wilfred Okiche As an actor, Alexx Ekubo has most often, been the best part of some disappointing films which he ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 27, 2014

Grace Efezokhae: What if your wife cannot cook? (Y! Superblogger)

by Grace Efezokhae In an interview with City People magazine, Nollywood screen legend Joke Silva talked about her lack of cooking ...

April 14, 2013

SEE: Ini Edo, Olu Jacobs, Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, more as Nollywood honours the late Justus Esiri (PHOTOS)

by Chi Ibe On Friday, veteran actor, Justus Esiri was buried in Oria, Abraka in Delta State. Nollywood stars and members of ...

March 18, 2013

Olu Jacobs, the Igwe of Nollywood: Onoshe Nwabuikwu Reviews the AMVCAs and Nollywood at 20

by Onoshe Nwabuikwu  I have been a strong critic of Nollywood myself even though I do focus on individual projects and ...

February 21, 2013

A LAPA Production brings Sefi Atta’s ‘The naming ceremony’ to Lagos

by Isi Esene Lufodo Productions held London to a stand still at the 30 Nigeria House, Theatre Royal Stratford East London, with ...

September 12, 2012

Introducing Nollywood’s power couple Joke Silva & Olu Jacobs’ Lufodo Academy

by Isi Esene Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA), a performing arts educational institution run by accomplished actors, Joke Silva ...

March 17, 2012

Movie trailer: Lancelot Imasuen’s ‘Adesuwa’ hits cinemas in May

by Wilfred Okiche ‘Adesuwa’, the big budget epic movie helmed by prolific director, Lancelot Imasuen is ready and arrives cinemas ...

OluwapelumiDecember 23, 2011

Bang, you’re famous! Photos from Project Fame West Africa Season 4 finale

by Yemi Olowu What: MTN Project Fame West Africa Season 4 When: Saturday, 18 December Where: Project Fame Studios, Lagos. ...

OluwapelumiOctober 3, 2011

Celebrating an Icon – Exclusive photos from Joke Silva's 50th birthday

by Yemi Olowu What: Joke Silva at 50 Where: Freedom Park, Lagos Island When: 29th, September 2011 Read YNaija’s previous ...

OluwapelumiOctober 3, 2011

Celebrating an Icon – Exclusive photos from Joke Silva’s 50th birthday

by Yemi Olowu What: Joke Silva at 50 Where: Freedom Park, Lagos Island When: 29th, September 2011 Read YNaija’s previous ...

OluwapelumiSeptember 30, 2011

It’s still love: Joke and Olu renew vows on Joke’s Silva’s 50th birthday

by Yemi Olowu It wasn’t just a Golden jubilee celebration for Joke Silva, but also a Silver jubilee anniversary of ...

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