Popular Nigerian veteran actor, writer and lawyer, Richard Mofe-Damijo also known as RMD marks his  birthday with stylish photoshoot.

The birthday which happens to be his 60th years was celebrated by family, work colleagues and netizens all over the world.

These loved ones took time off their busy periods to shower well wishes and blessings on the actor’s life as he continues to enjoy the path of life in strength and good health.

As a writer and actor, RMD celebrated himself in a brief but encouraging message to appreciate God for his life. He wrote:

“Finally! It’s dawn…And it’s my birthday…What an incredible journey…This has been Yet I won’t tire…Just super grateful…And thankful..Life like a Nollywood movie..To God be the glory!”

He also posted a video of himself dressed in his fashionable green embroidered agbada and beads necklace whiles he dances to a Nigerian traditional music. Under the video was another caption to show gratitude to God and his supports.

Born on July 06 in the 60s around the coast of delta state in Nigeria, RMD began his television career as an actor after graduating from the university. Prior to his acting career, RMD worked as a journalist, specifically reporting for former Concord Newspaper, Metro Magazine and the Guardian.

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Inspired by his early roles in the drama club, RMD continued his studies in Theatre Arts at the University of Benin and landed with a law degree at the University of Lagos in 2004.

He’s got impeccable skills in acting, writing and producing, which has earned him countless movie roles and accolades for his immense contribution in the movie industry.  

The superstar was also assigned a political role as the Special Adviser of Culture and Tourism under the administration of Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan in 2008. The following year, he was appointed the commissioner the Culture and Tourism of Delta State, Nigeria and served for a maximum of five years.

His relevance in the movie industry dates back from the late 90s playing insightful roles in movies like, Out of Bounds, Diamond Ring, The Price, Emotional Pain, Private Sin, Standing Alone, Darkest Night, Caught in the Middle, The Wedding Party, 10 Days in Sun City, just to mention a few.  

The legendary actor is also a producer and the CEO of RMD Productions with branches including, RMDtvng and RMDtheactor. His first movie produced by himself is dubbed, Out of Bounds. Other projects under his production umbrella include, Bed time with Granpa for kids, Made in Warri and several others

For about a decade now, the veteran actor has been teaching at Sunday school alongside his acting profession. The iconic actor is the founder of RMD Foundation, a charitable organisation with the aim of mentoring people to achieve their aspirations.

The legend has earned himself multiple honours such as Best Actor in a Leading Role, Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2005, Lifetime Achievement Award, Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2016, Overall Best Actor in a Leading Role in the movie, Cross Road, Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2018 among several others.

Join us in wishing this talented Superstar an awesome birthday!

What’s your favourite RMD movies and why? Drop your comments

Photo Credit: Richard Mofe-Damijo

Happy Birthday To This Stunning Nollywood Superstar Kate Henshaw!

 

Kate Henshaw was Born on July 19, 1971 in Cross River.  She is the eldest of four children. The Nollywood star attended her primary school education in St. Mary private school in Ajele lagos.

Later on she went to Federal Government Girls College, Calabar for her secondary school education. She studied Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Laboratory Science (LUTH).

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Her first movie was in 1993 when she played a role in (When The Sun Sets) However, she has since been featured in so numorous Nollywood movies.

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The actress has won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a LeadingYou don’t have to be a man to fight for freedom.  

 We wish Kate God’s blessings, Success, Happiness and Good Health…

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Video/Photo Credit: Kate Henshaw

Nollywood Superstar, Amnesty International Activist, founder of Omotola Youth Empowerment Programme, Model, Singer and Director Omotola Jalade Ekeinde aka Omosexy”  turns a older today!  Join African Celebs in wishing this phenomenal woman Omosexy  a wonderful birthday, more Success, Happiness and Good Health!

Even though Omotola first starred  in the movie “Venom of Justice” in 1995, it was the film “Mortal Inheritance” that made her an instant hit!… Since then she has appeared in more than 300 movies…

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Named by TIME magazine as “100 most influential people in the world”….

Omotola is definitely making history around the world. The stunning and gorgeous actress, who is currently celebrating over 20 years in the movie industry.

She has been listed among Yahoo’s  ‘The Highest-Grossing Movie Stars you’ve Probably Never Heard of’ List.

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Omotola’s husband Capt. Matthew Ekeinde is a pilot, the couple have four great kids!

Thank you for impacting Africa’s image positively! We are very proud of you Omosexy! Keep up the good work!

Credit: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde 

 

Nollywood Superstar and a movie producer Mercy Jonhson-Okojie New movie will be showing in cinemas near you from 24th January 2020!

This week she released the trailer of her produced full length feature “the Legend of Inikpi” just a few days ago.

She was once a Senior Special Assistant to Kogi State Governor regarding entertainment, arts and culture

According to reports, the movie is part of her third major projects she achieved as part of her short stay as the senior special assistant to Kogi state governor.

 

Mercy Jonhson-Okojie at the premiere of her first Movie The Legend Of Inikpi with her biggest supporters husband and children

She explained that, people are still more interested in knowing more about Nigerian culture and that really encouraged her to produce this movie.

 

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The legend of Inikpi reveals a true story of two ancient mighty kingdoms named Igala Kingdom and Bini Kingdom who were at the verge of war because of a warrior princess.

The princess belonging to the Igala Kingdom decided to offer herself to be buried physically as a sacrifice to secure success for Igala against the Bini Kingdom.

The movie which showed the true traditions of both kingdoms starred heavyweights Nollywood stars like mercy Johnson-Okojie, Sam Dede, Paul Obazele, Saidi Balogun among others.

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The movie premiere was held on January 19, 2020 in Nigeria and many celebrities  and fans were there to support her.

Mercy Jonhson-Okojie at the premiere of her first Movie The Legend Of Inikpi with her biggest supporters husband and children

 

Others include Paul Obazele, Deyemi Okanlawon, Nancy Ameh, AY Makun, Lolo, Denrele and BB Naija Fame Thelma.

 

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She’s all set to release the movie which was directed by Frank Rajah Araze, in January 24, 2020 in all cinemas in Nigeria and Ghana and all cinemas nationwide.

In addition to starring in movies, Mercy now has her own Weight loss brand called Mercy Magic. The pack includes:  Flat Tummy Tea, Detox Pack, Slimming Tea, 

Mercy Johnson is married to Prince Odianosen Okojie and are blessed with three beautiful children and is pregnant with her forth child.

Huge congratulations to Mercy Jonhson-Okojie!

 Photo Credit:  Mercy Jonhson-Okojie

Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Award winning Yvonne Okoro,

 

Yvonne Okorothe stunning and gorgeous Actress, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist is a year older today! Join African Celebs in wishing Yvonne a wonderful birthday!

Yvonne Okoro graduated from University of Ghana, and a diploma from the Uuniversite of Nantes in France in 2009.

Yvonne Okoro has over the years played different roles in movies here in Ghana, Nigeria and France and has a plethora of accolades, with several awards and nominations under her belt such….

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The first Ghanaian actress to have been interviewed on BBC focus for Africa and appeared on the radio breakfast show Newsday on BBC radio as  fast rising entrepreneur.

She’s been involved in several charitable causes and has to a degree been able to fulfil some of her social responsibilities….

 

We wish you Happiness, more Success and Good Health!

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What is your favourite Yvonne Okoro Movie/s? 

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TBT: Rita Dominic

Born to the Royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise, Rita Dominic is a talented veteran Nollywood artist with years of experience in the movie industry.

Acting Career

Her professionalism won her the City People Awards in 2004 along with the Africa Movie Academy Award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2012. Rita has starred in over 100 Nollywood movies as one of the very few to have done so.

Prior to her first movie in 1998, Rita was a regular college students, although had passion for acting. She started performing when she was a child by featuring in school plays and children’s TV programs in Imo State, Nigeria.

Education

Encouraged by this passion, she graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999 from the prestigious University of Port Harcourt. Although she had her debut performance before leaving college in 1998, she didn’t let fame stop her from bagging the needed degree.

 

 

Awards

Aside the City People and Africa Movie Academy Awards, Rita Dominic has won numerous awards for her undivided determination and contribution towards the Nigeria movie industry, including The Best of Nollywood Award for the Best Actress in Supporting role in 2013, Nollywood Movies Awards for the Best Actress Lead Role in 2013 among others.

 

 

 

In Ferbuary, Uche Maduagwu, another veteran Nollywood actor gave a hint on social media saying the 43-year-old beautiful career woman will be walking down the aisle with a billionaire husband from the Southeastern region of Nigeria.

Uche wrote on Twitter “@ritadominic Your destiny is tied to a Billionaire husband will minimum wage haters were laughing at you for not being in a serious relationship or marries. God was busy preparing a billionaire for you”.

He added that :@ritadominic I am so happy for you dear sister because finally, God has gradually put a beautiful smile on your face, very soon, the world will start adding a MRS title to your name too”. Rita has not confirmed or denied the viral tweet of her colleague and the name of this billionaire businessman is yet to be revealed.

 

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Nollywood actress  producer, dancer and activist Ivie Okujaye is a year older today. Join us in wishing her a Happy Birthday!

What’s your favourite Ivie Okujaye Egboh movie?

 

Ivie Okujaye Egboh is popularly known for winning the Amstel Malta Box Office Competition. She has since then she has starred in numerous Nollywood movies

 

Sorry guys Ivie Okujaye Egboh is married with 2 beautiful kids

 

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Emeka Ike is a year older today!. He is from the Igbo ethnic, but was born and raised in Lagos in the family of Elder and Mrs. Nicholas Ike. He had his primary education in Lagos. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University in Lagos, though he has a passion for acting. His first major movie role was in the movie ”Deadly Affair” in 1987.

The prolific nollywood star has acted in over 60 nollywood movies. He got married in 2000, his wedding was a carnival-like celebration and many were there to honour him. He’s blessed with two boys. His wife is a half dutch and half – Nigerian, presently she has an eight month old daughter for him. He enjoys going out and hanging out with his kids while he travels around and outside the country to shoot movies….Emeka Ike

Source: Nigeria News