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Meet 5 Popular Nollywood Actors Who Are Above 50 – Naijanewsdirect

  In this article, we will be showing you five popular Nollywood actors who are above 50 and still looking handsome. 1. Ramsey Nouah Ramsey Nouah is a renowned Nigerian film actor and producer who was born on December 19, 1970. In 2010, he received the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in "The Figurine." This December marks the 52nd birthday of the Nollywood star. 2. Richard Mofe-Damijo Richard Mofe-Damijo, also known as RMD, is a top-notch Nigerian actor, writer, producer, lawyer, and former journalist. The former Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism was born on July 6, 1961. He received the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2005. He will be 61 years old in July, and many people are looking forward to celebrating him. 3. Ibrahim Chatta Ibrahim Chatta is a well-known Nigerian actor, singer, writer, and producer who was born in Bachita, Edu Local Government Area, Kwara State, on July 13, 1970. He has appeared in and produced several Yoruba films, as well as over 100 soundtracks. He is one of the renowned actors over 50 and still look georgous. By July 13 of this year, he will be celebrating his 52nd birthday. 4. Funsho Adeolu Funsho Adeolu, born May 9, 1968, is a Nigerian film actor, director and producer, with over 3 decades of experience in the film industry. He is currently 54 years old. Femi Branch David Babafemi Mauton Osunkoya, professionally known as Chief Femi Branch, is a talented Nigerian actor, filmmaker, and television personality, born on May 14, 1970. He will be celebrating his 52nd birthday in the next few days. Who is the most handsome amongst these five Nollywood actors? Tell us in the comment section below.

Portable To Headies Award Organizers: “You Nominated A Mad Man Musician” – Naijanewsdirect

  Habeeb Okikiola, the fast-rising Nigerian singer better known as Portable, has reacted to the Headies’ threat over his remark about his co-nomimees at this year’s edition of the award. The fast-rising singer was nominated to vie in the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artiste’ categories. In the ‘Rookie of the Year’ category, he is expected to compete with Av, Fave, Magixx, and Ugoccie. For the second category, he is pitted against Bella Shmurda, Mohbad, Naira Marley, and Goya Menor among others. On Wednesday, Portable claimed his co-nominees at The Headies are no match for him. He also threatened to kill anyone who wins any of the categories in his place. In its reaction, organisers of the annual awards threatened to disqualify him if he fails to retract his statement and issue an apology on his social media pages. Responding via his Instagram page on Friday night, Portable taunted the award organisers, saying they “nominated a mad man musician”. He also apologised over his remark, adding that he is not at loggerheads with anyone. “Headies, you invited a mad person and you’ve seen one…this year’s Headies will boom, you’ve nominated a mad man musician… street is taking over…we no fight, we just dey talk am, say we no want competition so make una give us our award,” he said. “No vex o bros. If I f*uck up, no be me be the first to do that. Plenty people don dey f*uck up. Abeg I wan collect my award.” Credit: The Cable

About Kenny Duyile’s New Hotel Project – Naijanewsdirect

For Ondo High Chief Kenny Duyile, nature seems to be so kind that it has given him all the pieces required to achieve exceptional success in life; and like a genious he is, he is putting the pieces together. He lives with the maxim, with money, there is nothing you can not achieve provided there is a solid guideline. After attaining achievements in many businesses, his new baby that has become talk of the town is his latest adventure named White Rock Hotel tucked inside the bubbling town of Ondo City. Kenny is luxuriating in his new baby success because he is seeing what money can actually achieve with the sprawling edifice. Many will attest to the fact that the suave maverick businessman is a man of no small means and as such made sure that the new hotel reflects his status. Aside his new White Rock Hotel, Kenny also directs the affairs of Rock View Hotels, his Publishing business, Real Estate, Agriculture and many more.  

K1 De Ultimate, Muiz Banire, Others Set To Honour Sikiru Ayinde Barrister at Maiden Colloquium – Naijanewsdirect

Arrangements have been concluded to host the maiden edition of the Sikiru Ayinde Barrister (SAB) Colloquium in Lagos. According to a statement released by the organisers, the Colloquium, is a partnership between the Mayegun of Yorubaland, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal(K1 de Ultimate), the family of Sikiru Ayinde Barrister,  Fuji musicians, Fuji music lovers and fans, corporate bodies and others well-wishers, to celebrate the significant contribution of the late Fuji pioneer, Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister (MFR). The  maiden edition of the Sikiru Ayinde Barrister Colloquium themed, “Fuji Music: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow-The Impact of Sikiru Ayinde Barrister is billed to hold on Wednesday, 16th of March, 2022 at Radisson Blu GRA Ikeja, Lagos by 10:00 am. Other partners of the historic event, include  Isolo Local Council Development Area and Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN).[28/02, 12:19] Sedan Rufai: Other partners are Fuji Opera, Supa Komando, The Temple Company and GoldmyneTV  Guest Speakers at the  the Colloquium will be Dr. Muiz Adeyemi Banire(SAN) and Professor Jelili Ojuade Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, credited as the pioneer of the popular Fuji music genre, died in London on 16th December. 2010.

Fidelity Bank Set To Light Up Lagos This Weekend With The Euphoria – Naijanewsdirect

Lagos is set to host its first major concert of the year this weekend as leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, hosts The Euphoria concert featuring leading music acts, Johnny Drille, Chike and Fave. To be part of The Euphoria, intending guests must download the Fidelity Mobile Banking app while existing customers must carry out a minimum of five transactions to stand a chance to get an invite. To register to attend the event, simply visit . Holding at the Bank’s purpose-built event center at Oniru, Lagos this Saturday, 19 February 2022, the concert, which is strictly by invite, would also feature a range of interesting activities designed to make the night truly memorable for guests. Explaining the rationale behind the concert, Divisional Head, Brands and Communications, Fidelity Bank Plc, Dr. Meksley Nwagboh said, “Valentine is known globally as a season of love and sharing. As a bank which puts her customers at the center of everything we do, this year we deemed it fit to host them and their partners to an unforgettable experience to celebrate the season.” Fidelity Bank is a full-fledged commercial bank operating in Nigeria, with about 6 million customers who are serviced across its 250 business offices and digital banking channels. The bank is known for exceptional customer service and digital innovation.

Saheed Osupa Writes Final Exams, Completes Degree Course At University of Ibadan – Naijanewsdirect

In a bid to improve himself, popular Fuji singer, Saheed Osupa, years ago took the bull by the horns to enroll at the University of Ibadan, to study Political Science, and  according to the highly gifted singer, he already has BSC in Political Science in his bag, as he just wrote his final exams. Osupa, a highly successful Ibadan born singer who is believed to have had a certificate from the prestigious school, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, made a post indicating he’s through with his degree programe. With the pictures below, Saheed Osupa wrote “You don’t have to see the whole staircase; just take the first step for the best view comes after the hardest climb! Signing out in style. Alihamdulilai Robil Alamin. I am grateful 🙏. BSc Political Science in the bag. University of Ibadan! Recté Sapere fons!”  

Gospel Singer, Sammie Okposo Apologises To Wife Publicly For Cheating On Her, Suspends Self From Ministry Works – Naijanewsdirect

Nigerian gospel singer, Sammie Okposo has tendered a public apology to his wife, Ozioma for cheating on her with another lady during his trip to the US late last year. Sammie Okposo who is still married to Ozioma, his wife, took to his Instagram page this morning to release a statement where he confessed to getting intimate with a woman during a trip to the United States. Okposo said he will be suspending himself from “ministry activities”. His words; “I need to bring a very unfortunate incident to your attention as I am not proud of it but know that this is the right thing to do.   "On my recent trip to the USA (late 2021), I got intimately involved with a lady, knowing that this was not appropriate as a married man and a minister of the gospel.   “I am ashamed and regret my actions as it has caused a lot of pain to my dear wife, Ozioma, my family and I.   “As I work in making peace with God, repenting and asking for His forgiveness, I am suspending myself from all ministry work until full restoration as this is what is proper and what I know I owe God and His people.” Meanwhile, few days ago, a lady called him out for impregnating her, she also said he asked her to abort the baby.

Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe Marries Hubby’s Friend, Gets Muslim Name – Naijanewsdirect

Mercy Aigbe, a Nollywood actress, has allegedly tied the knot with her married lover Kazim Adeoti aka Adekaz, the proprietor of Ibaka TV, in a Muslim wedding ceremony earlier on Sunday. Adekaz, who was previously married with four children, abandoned them in Minnesota, Canada when he began dating Mercy, according to speculations. Mercy, it was learnt, now goes by the name Hajia Minnah. She confirmed their secret Nikkah, Muslim wedding ceremony by posting a photo from their pre-wedding session on Instagram with the comment “It’s my Boo’s birthday in a bit Cc @kazimadeoti thank you for being awesome.” Adekaz was said to be a friend to Mercy’s estranged hubby, Lanre Gentry before she was abandoned by the actress after allegations of physical assaults were lodged against him. Insiders say Mercy had been seeing Adekaz while she was married to Gentry. In fact, a reliable source confided in this reporter that the actress’ secret affair contributed to the crash of her marriage to Gentry. However, Mercy Aigbe's reaction to this story wasn't forthcoming as at the time of publishing it. The actress neither picked nor replied phone calls put across to her. Our text messages weren't replied either.  Below is our message to her phone number 0802319×××× Good morning my dear sister, how's your day? We want to confirm a story making the rounds that you just got married to your ex-husband's friend, Adekaz that the Nikkah ceremony took place recently. We also have it on good authority that you now have a Muslim name... How true is this story? Thanks and God bless. - Tunde, editor, Naija News Direct ( ) Courtesy: Global Excellence

From Motorcycle Repairer To Master’s Degree Holder, Nollywood Actor, Muyideen Oladapo Shares His Experience – Naijanewsdirect

  Popular Nollywood actor, Muyideen Oladapo widely known as 'Lala' was a proud man when he recently bagged a Master’s degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The comic actor revealed that he had always been passionate about being well-educated since childhood. In an interview with Saturday Beats, Lala said, “From a tender age, it has always been my passion to be educated. My parents never had the opportunity to send my siblings to school but they ensured that we acquired skills to put food on our table. But I was not happy, especially when I saw my mates passing by the workshop where I learnt how to repair motorcycle. But at some point, I became resolute to go back to school, not minding that I had to start from enrolling for the secondary school certificate examination. My success at that after two trials spurred me to take the Universities Matriculation Examination. I was eventually admitted into the Obafemi Awolowo University, where I bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Dramatic Arts in 2015. After that, I became determined to go for my second degree and I am delighted that dream has come to pass.”   On how he felt sitting in class with younger students, the actor admitted that it was tough. He said, “The process was tough because it was not easy for me. I initially wanted to enroll for the Master’s degree in 2018 but I did not pass the entrance examination. However, I was not discouraged, and I put in for it again in 2019. As God would have it, I passed the entrance examination and the rest is history. I have never been discouraged, even when I returned to secondary school as an adult. “I was happy to mingle with my classmates. I was delighted when I realised I

NdaniTV Releases 5th Season of Real Talk Show! (Photo/Video) – Naijanewsdirect

  NdaniTV has released new photos and a teaser video from the 5th season of its Talk show, Real Talk. The production company has also unveiled the multi-talented, Bisola Aiyeola, as the host for this season and if the teaser video is anything to go by, we are in for an exciting season! About Real Talk Real Talk first launched on the NdaniTV YouTube channel in 2016 and has had a number of popular hosts including Nicole Asinugo and Cornelia O’Dwyer. The talk show brings celebrities together to speak on societal issues and a lot more. The new season is set to launch on YouTube on the 20th of January 2022. About NdaniTV NdaniTV is Africa’s premiere platform for original web series and is home to some of the most popular series including Gidi Up, Rumour Has It, Skinny Girl in Transit, Officer Titus and more. With over 441,000 subscribers on YouTube and over 109 million minutes in watch time, the channel is one of the fastest growing platforms for original content out of Nigeria and made for Africans. NdaniTV content remains free to view on YouTube and is powered by GTCO PLC. Below is the link: