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Your Struggle Today Will Be Your Strength Tomorrow – Wumi Olabimtan

Delectable actress and filmmaker, Wumi Olabimtan had an exclusive time out with our correspondent, read more about the tell it all moment below.

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WHO IS WUMI OLABIMTAN?

Wumi Olabimtan is a Nigerian and a Yoruba lady from Osun state, Gbongan to be precise. I’m a UK based nollywood filmmaker. I went to The Polytechnic Ibadan to study mass communication and later traveled to UK to further my education, I relocated to the UK to start my family and at the same time further my education.

WHEN DID YOU START THE MOVIE JOURNEY?

I started my acting career in 2003 under the umbrella of Wemimo film school in Ibadan and later proceeded to Ayo Oluyemi filmmaking school, where I completed my filming course.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR DEBUT EXPERIENCE?

I had my first appearance in Ayo Oluyemi’s Ologbon Meji, when I was plotted with Saheed balogun and the late Henrietta Kosoko, I was anxious on the set, I felt so terrified because all eyes were on me. I later bursted into tears when I couldn’t remember all the lines given to me due to anxiety. However, Henrietta Kosoko & Ayo oluyemi reassured me that mistakes are allowed on set, everyone on the set applauded me after the scene and that restored my confidence as a new actor.

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BEING A MASS COMMUNICATION GRADUATE, HOW DID YOUR PARENTS ACCEPT YOUR FILM IDEA AND CAREER?

My parents would not accept at first, I had a close relative in the industry who could have helped my career then but due to the fear of my parent who does not support it, I couldn’t meet him about my interest in acting because there was no way  he wouldn’t tell my parent. I did all my possible best to keep my acting career away from my parent and my relative until when my parent watched Baba wande movie, Ajantala and saw me, I couldn’t deny it anymore, but they warned me not to get involved again. I felt unhappy until Baba Wande convinced my parents to allow me  pursue my goal and promised to do all his best to encourage and support me. Since then, I have seen baba wande as my role model and my father in the industry.

HAVE YOU PRODUCED ANY MOVIE BEFORE?

Yes, I am the producer of ETI (THE EAR), OKETE, AKO ISE(DEADLY ASSIGNMENT), LAGATA and AMUNISIN (THE USER)

WHAT PROJECTS ARE YOU WORKING ON CURRENTLY?

ASHABI IYA AGBA (Written & Produced by me: Directed by Adebayo Tijani.

ALAGATA (Written & Produced by me: Directed by Adebayo Tijani).

AMUNISIN (THE USER) (Written & Produced by me: Directed by Muyiwa Ademola).

ALUMOONI (EPIC MOVIE) (Written & Produced by me: Directed by Muyiwa Ademola).

Expect any of these projects soon.

YOUR WORDS TO UPCOMING ACTS?

My advice to the upcoming actors will be  on focus, as this is the only track to success.  Never be distracted or allow the noise of others depress your talent, but keep doing what will get you closer to where you want to be tomorrow. Your struggle today will be your strength tomorrow.

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Author: Ayo Adams ( Mrweezy15@gmail.com, 08147091733)

Editor-in-chief : Idris Bello (Emiraltyafrica@gmail.com, 08024701285)

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Juliet Ibrahim Foundation Partners With ‘Education As A Vaccine’ To Assist Survivors Of The Flood In Benue State 

​Juliet Ibrahim, actress and philanthropist has announced her commitment to assist the survivors of the devastating flood in Benue state in partnership with Education as a Vaccine (EVA).


She made this known during visits this past weekend to the IDP Camp at the International Market and Akor, one of the communities that were flooded.
During her visit, she met with SEMA’s Camp Commandant of the Camp for the Internally Displaced Persons, Makurdi, James Iorhuna. She shared that the visit came as a need to meet those affected by the flood and find out what her foundation, Juliet Ibrahim Foundation in collaboration with EVA can do to support the survivors.
“I’ve once lived as a refugee and I have experienced a flood on a movie set in Ghana, so I know how people struggle to survive during this period. Lives have been lost and many families have lost everything. 
Things are not the same for them again”, said actress Juliet.
Appreciating the actress for her efforts and visit, James also commended the efforts of the government at all levels, civil society organisations and individuals who are contributing and working tirelessly to help cushion the effect of the flood on the affected people.
The Camp commandant explained the situations in the IDPs Camp and called on all well-meaning people to contribute to ensure the interventions are sustained through the provision of “food, safety boots, sanitary pads, mobile toilets, medical facilities and other basic needs”.
In response, Juliet Ibrahim promised to contribute her quota to return smiles to the distressed people.  
“With the information I have gathered from victims of the flood and village chiefs, I will be back soon with relief materials to cushion the damage this unforeseen circumstance has caused the people.”

To ensure those who are still in their communities are not forgotten, Juliet paid a visit to Akor village where the chief revealed to the actress alongside EVA’s team that the immediate needs of the community were “food and shelter.” “With the support of cements and zinc, we will be able rebuild our houses and live a normal life”, he added.

“With the magnitude of this disaster, we cannot leave you alone, we are coming back to assist you”, Juliet said.  She also noted the impact on the women and girls in the camp and communities, many were traveling for over an hour to find clean water and did not have access to sanitary pads and other needs.

The Juliet Ibrahim Foundation is ready to work with Education as a Vaccine, an organization with over 14 years of experience working in communities in Benue to help those in the camp and community rebuild their lives.

About Juliet Ibrahim Foundation 

Juliet Ibrahim Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focused on creating awareness on kidney cancer, kidney related diseases, malaria, HIV AIDS, Ebola and other diseases and providing necessary interventions to ensure a society free of such issues in Ghana, Nigeria and Africa at large.
For further information on the activities of the foundation, log on to julietibrahimfoundation.org or contact jifoundation@yahoo.com

About Education as a Vaccine

Education as a Vaccine is a non-profit organization created in 2000 to improve the health and development of children and young people.  EVA envisions a Nigeria where children and young people reach their full potentials and work to build and implement innovative and sustainable mechanism for improved quality of life for vulnerable children and young people. 
For further information, contact Education as a Vaccine via communication@evanigeria.org

I Want To Be A Legend And Inspire Other Future Stars- Shoneye Olamilekan

Fast rising actor and producer, Shoneye Olamilekan (Show) talks family, career and long term aspirations with Ayo Adams. Read more below:

WHO IS SHOW?

My name is Shoneye Olamilekan, most people call me (Show). I am the first child in a family of five and my parents hail from Ogun  state (Abeokuta). I  am an HND holder in computer science  from the Lagos state Polytechnic.
FROM COMPUTER SCIENCE TO MOVIE MAKING, HOW DID YOU START?

In life they say opportunity comes with preparation, I was just fortunate to be at the right place at the right time. So I was around where a shoot was going on, they were short of a cast, the director saw and approached me if I could help them out. Quickly, I obliged because it was what I wanted. After the shoot, I was commended by the casts and crew on the set. This gave me more courage to chase my dream fully which today, I am glad I did. However, that is one moment I would never forget because it changed my life forever.
WHEN YOUR PARENTS HEARD THEIR COMPUTER SCIENTIST HAS GONE INTO MOVIE MAKING,WHAT WAS THEIR REACTION?

At first it was tough, it was a tough decision for me too, but I knew I wanted more for myself than being an office person, same job description and routines for many years after graduation. So after working in a company for five years, I resigned to chase my dreams and it took a lot to  convince my parents because I needed to be the man i had always wanted to become and with God everything got clearer and i got their blessings.
YOUR DEBUT MOVIE?

Autism produced by Moji Smith. It was a great start for me being part of the project.
TELL US ABOUT THE MOVIES YOU HAVE PRODUCED?

I am the producer of Aiyelomo, Playboys, Ultimatum, Olamiotan and Owo. Trust me we have big things coming. Though Aiyelomo is out on dvd but Playboys and Ultimatum is out on youtube for viewing pleasure via nollywoodmoviebox. Meanwhile, Olamiotan and Owo are the next big thing to watch out for.

HOW ARE THE FEEDBACKS ON THE RELEASED PROJECTS?

The feebacks have been very postive in every aspect and that has pushed me to do and to strive for more. Trust me the sky is just the beginning.
WHAT SHOULD WE EXPECT NEXT?

Something massive and different is coming very soon. But before then, we have Olamiotan and Owo (Money) hitting the screen soonest.
WHAT IS YOUR PERCEPTION ABOUT AWARDS?

Awards have been causing a whole lot of controversies in the industry as we all know. My take however is that it shouldnt be based on relationship or sentiments, I strongly believe that nominations should be based on how much work has been put and contributions from potential nominees. I believe the organisers of the award can do better in that area.
WHO DO YOU LOOK UP TO IN THE INDUSTRY?

I look up to God and endow respect to everyone in the industry. I adore everyone’s work.

DO YOU HAVE ANY CRUSH IN THE INDUSTRY?

Of course, I do have a crush in the industry but that is left to me, I won’t let the cat out of the bag.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR MOST CHALLENGING MOMENT ON THE FIELD?

It was a culture job, I was asked to speak a language which I wasn’t familiar with. It gave me a lot of stress because it wasn’t my style but as an actor you should be able to interprete any role given to you by the director and in the end, life was bliss.

WHAT IS YOUR SELLING POINT?

(SMILING) Let my fans decide that

WHAT ARE YOUR LONG TERM ASPIRATIONS IN THIS JOB?

I want to be a legend and inspire other future stars just like our fathers in the game. Make history and be a source of inspiration for others to do more.

YOUR WORDS TO ASPIRING MOVIE MAKERS

Believe in yourself, work hard, stay strong, respect everybody, fear no one and give God the praise and in the end, every dreams would come true.

My Mom Spent Almost Her Last Earnings to Make Me Walk Better- Abimbola Kazeem

In this exclusive chat with Emiralty’s Ayo Adams, Actor Abimbola Kazeem popularly known as “Jigan” bare it all about growing up, career motivation and upcoming projects. 

JIGAN AND HIS FAMILY BACKGROUND

I am Abimbola Kazeem also known as Jigan, born and bred in Somolu Bariga, Lagos state. I am from a family of eight; four girls and two boys, I am the fifth child, lost my mom some years back, but my father is alive supporting me everyday with prayers.

Meanwhile, Jigan is a personality that you can’t have a dull moment with when you are around him, he is full of life and has a big heart.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I had my  primary education at Odunlade primary school, furthered to Morrocco comprehensive Igbobi college, and Olabisi Onabanjo University where I studied business administration.

HOW I STARTED ACTING

I started as a musician, and courtesy of shows, I met the likes of Kunle Afod, Baba tee, Sodiq Adebayo, Funsho Adeolu and Lala Oladapo. Steadily, I built relationships with them and the journey kicked off in the process. 

However, Sodiq Adebayo introduced me to the Adebayo family, That was how I met Oga Bello, Femi Adebayo and Tope Adebayo, I was under mentorship yet a family friend.


YOU HAVE NOT RELEASED ANY SINGLE IN A LONG TIME, DOES THAT IMPLY YOU FINALLY DROPPED MUSIC FOR ACTING?

No, I dropped a couple of singles and even videos,  a musical video directed by Rymzo and another by Akin Alabi, I am still doing both, I compose sound tracks for movies. Infact, I composed soundtrack for Bolowoyokun; one of my movies set to be released this Saturday, I am dropping my album early next year by His grace.

THE BRAND “JIGAN” IS GROWING MORE POPULAR IN THE INDUSTRY, WHAT BROUGHT THE NAME?

I got the name from the role I played in a movie  titled “Ijewuru”, produced by Babatunde bernard (Babatee). 


WHAT INFLUENCE HAS THE NAME HAD IN YOUR CAREER GROWTH?

Actually, I need to say a big thank you to the producer of the movie, the name changed alot of things in my career, the movie/name gave me the push to limelight.

YOUR DEBUT MOVIE AND OTHER MOVIES YOU HAVE FEATURED IN?



I started acting far back as 2006/2007, I featured in Mr Kola, a production of Okiki Afolayan as directed by Funsho Adeolu. Some other movies I have starred include: Jelili, Igba, Ita, Agidi, Arewa Oru, and I am also the  producer of Ajasa.

TELL US ABOUT THE PROJECTS YOU ARE WORKING ON CURRENTLY?

Bolowoyokun would be released this Saturday on Libra TV YouTube Channel, Baba Oja and Asiyan are currently in the production process, I and my crew are working relentlessly to bring the best to the screen.

BEING IN THE INDUSTRY, WHAT HAS BEEN THE CHALLENGES TO YOU?

I have faced alot of challenges, but I am growing through them.

TELL US ABOUT ONE OF THOSE MOMENTS THAT TOUCHED YOU



Sincerely, if you know me better, nothing gets to me, all the challenges that I have faced are fun and lessons to me.


DOES YOUR PHYSICAL STATE POSE AS A CHALLENGE TO  YOUR WORK?

Yes it does, somehow restricting me from playing some certain roles, but I am doing my home work to make sure as an actor i can play any role and with God all things are possible

LOOKING BACKWARDS, IS THEIR A STORY BEHIND THE PHYSICAL STATE?


Yes, I heard in a story by my late mom that a particular nurse “Mama David” gave me an injection on the wrong part and that was how I was crawling for more than 2years, my mom spent almost her last earnings to make me walk better.  So far so good, I am thankful to God He gave me a loving family, I love them and I will continue to make them proud.


IN THE INDUSTRY, WHO INSPIRE AND MOTIVATE YOUR WORKING CULTURE?

If the likes of Funsho Adeolu, Kunle Afod, Lala Oladapo did not accept my friendship then, I may not have the opportunity of meeting the Adebayo family who paved way for me in the industry, they all inspire me. I love all my friends and colleagues, they are wonderful.


YOUR WORDS FOR UPCOMING ACTORS SCARED TO STEP OUT OF THEIR COMFORT ZONE?

First thing they need is humility,it is very important and be friendly with everyone in the entertainment world, if you adhere, you are a star.

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Author/ Published: Ayo Adams (Mrweezy15@gmail.com, 08147091733)

Chief Editor: Idris Bello (Emiraltyafrica@gmail.com, 08024701285)

Adaslim Returns With 3 Blockbusters-Kenny’s Divas, Papa Bomboy & How to Play a Player

 

Showbiz entrepreneur, Adaslim has returned to the Nigerian movie industry with a bang.

The American trained movie producer cum TV presenter announced her return to Nollywood with the release of three hit movies namely Kenny’s Divas, Papa Bomboy and How To Play A Player.
 

After working behind the scenes on the production of the three movies for several months, Adaslim hinted that she’s back to redefine the art of storytelling and movie productions in Nollywood.
With Kenny’s Divas being on the front burner of the new movies from Adaslim, the movie tells an intriguing tale of tangled pasts, romance and struggle for keeping an empire from crumbling.
 

Speaking on the movie, Adaslim says Kenny’s Divas will leave fans on the edge of their seats as it is filled with immense suspense as well as an unusual tangled romance.

“Kenny’s Divas is one movie after my heart. Aside going all out to get my godfather, Pete Edochie to star in the movie, I was awed by the sterling performance each act on the movie delivered and this I can say is what will keep the fans on the edge of their seats all through.
 

“I’ve been working for a while and not many knew what I was up to but it was indeed a lot of hard work with lots of resources also put to good use by my team. We have three movies shot and ready for the market and they are Kenny’s Divas, Papa Bomboy a comedy and a romantic drama, How To Play A Player,” Adaslim revealed.

Starring Pete Edochie, Adaslim, Juliet Ibrahim, Bryan Okwara, Oby Somina Okafor and Ruby Dabbour amongst others, Kenny’s Divas puts Adaslim on a whole new pedestal as a Nollywood producer that achieved an uncommon feat.
Kenny’s Divas sees Pete Edochie struggling to keep his jewelry and precious stone empire from falling while fighting for his love for Juliet Ibrahim with his protégé, Bryan Okwara. 

 The movie producer also sees to veteran actor, Pete Edochie getting his first kiss on a movie set with Ghanaian beauty, Juliet Ibrahim.
Written and produced by Adaslim, Kenny’s Diva was directed by Adim Williams, co-directed by Ifenna Eze, Malcolm Benson and Alexis Robinson.
Also from the stable of Adaslim are Papa Bomboy and How To Play A Player.
 

While Papa Bomboy tells the hilarious story of a landlord that is faced with two financially challenged single female tenants and several events that unfolded when he got entangled with one of the tenants.  How To Play A Player tells the story of a hardworking young man caught in a love fiesta with three different women from different walks of life.
Directed by Kingsley Iweru, Papa Bomboy which stars Eniola Badmus, Dayo Davies, Ejine Okoroafor, Randi Ossy, Uchenna Nnanna and Degri Emmanuel, is written and produced by Adaslim for Afrolens Media Pictures.

 
Written and produced by Adaslim for Adaslim Productions, How To Play A Player stars Alexx Ekubo, Derenle Edun, Adaslim,  Nora Roberts, Onyi Alex and Uche Nnanna.

Watch trailer of Kenny’s Divas

Watch trailer of Papa Bomboy

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Story by: Idris Bello (EmiraltyAfrica@gmail.com)

Published by: Ayo Adams (Mrweezy15@gmail.com)

Funeral Arrangements for Late Adebayo Faleti

​THIS IS TO ANNOUNCE THE FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR OUR LATE PATRIARCH, ALAGBA PRINCE DR. ADEBAYO MOSOBALAJE AJIBADE AKANDE FALETI.
TUESDAY 5TH SEPT, 2017: NIGHT OF TRIBUTES & PERFORMANCES: 

VENUE: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN. TIME:4PM
WEDNESDAY 6TH. SEPT. 2017:  COMMENDATION SERVICE.

VENUE: SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH YEMETU IBADAN. TIME: 12 NOON

THURSDAY 7TH. OF SEPT., 2017:

 LYING IN STATE AT HIS RESIDENCE, OLORORO, OJOO IBADAN- 8-9.30AM. 
 LYING IN STATE AT BCOS- 10-11AM.

LYING IN STATE AT NTA IBADAN: 11AM. 

LYING-IN-STATE AT THE HOUSE OF CHIEFS- 11.30AM. 

BODY LEAVES FOR OYO. SERVICE OF SONGS/CHRISTIAN WAKE KEEP VENUE: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, ISOKUN OYO, TIME: 4PM                

 ARTIST NIGHT: PLAZA DE HARUNA HOTEL, OYO -8pm.
FRIDAY 8TH. OF SEPT., 2017:

FINAL BURIAL CEREMONY SERVICE, VENUE: ISOKUN BAPTIST CHURCH OYO.

TIME: 10AM

INTERMENT FOLLOWS THEREAFTER AT AGBOYE VILLAGE, OYO VIA OGBOMOSO. 

ENTERTAINMENT OF GUESTS WILL TAKE PLACE THEREAFTER AT LABAMBA HOTEL OYO.

Signed:

Ayoola Faleti Esq 

For and on Behalf of the entire family
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Story by: Idris Bello (Emiraltyafrica@gmail.com)

Published by: Ayo Adams. (Mrweezy15@gmail.com)

Actress Remi Surutu Launches Foundation in Memory of Late Daughter

Veteran nollywood actress, Remi Surutu has announced the birth of a charity foundation in memory of her late daughter, Ayomikun Oladayo.

The information was passed through her Instagram page where she shared the name, purpose and aim of the foundation.  She wrote:

“The AYOMIKUN TONGUE OUT FOUNDATION is established to carry on the values that Ayomikun Oladayo stood for- charitable causes, music and comedy.

The TongueOut was her trademark gesture. She loved it, and it was a sign of her happiness.

Ayomikun lived an interconnected life. A lot of people knew her for good deeds.

As a sickle cell anaemia carrier, she didn’t let the situation define her standards. She rose above it all. She was always happy and of course, contented.

We enjoin you to follow @ayomikuntongueoutfoundation and repost for wider outreach,as we shall in due time roll out schedule of charitable activities in memory of our beloved Ayomikun.

Thanks.”
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Author: Idris Olakunle,08024701285, Emiraltyafrica@gmail.com

Editor: Ayo Adams,08147091733 (Mrweezy15@gmail.com)

15 Facts You Don’t Know About Late Adebayo Faleti

 In the early hours of July 23rd 2017, Ace broadcaster and custodian of the Yoruba culture, Adebayo Faleti passed to the great beyond.

  However, we have compiled  15 facts about  Adebayo Mosobalaje Ajibade Akande Faleti (OON, D.LITT, FNAL, JP, JP)- 1921-2017.


What else could a man have wished for in life or achieved?

1. Translator of Nigerian national anthem from English to Yoruba

2. Translator of President Babangida’s speeches to Yoruba

3. Translator of Chief Earnest Shonekan’s speeches to Yoruba

4. Translator of Governor Bola Ige’s speeches to Yoruba

5. Former General Manager, BCOS

6. Former Oyo State Director, MAMSER

7. Former Senior Research Fellow, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

8. He has more than 10 authored  books to his credit.

9. Author of more than 100 journals and papers

10. Columnist of Nigerian Tribune

11. Former chairman, Oyo State Council for Arts and Culture

12. Honorary Dr. of Letters: (D.Litt)  of Ladoke Akintola University

13. Officer of the Order of the Niger

14. Fellow, National of Academy of Letters

15. A great hunter and many more.

Indeed, an illustrious son and a prince of Oyo empire has gone. 

A great Nigerian has passed away 

Adebayo Faleti lives on!
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Author: Idris Olakunle,08024701285, Emiraltyafrica@gmail.com

Editor: Ayo Adams,08147091733 (Mrweezy15@gmail.com)


Top Pick Movies on Yorubaplus TV this Weekend


Yorubaplus TV is serving esteemed viewers with the best movie culture this weekend.  Enjoy the ride with the tailored movie list made for you alone.

See the list below:


1. Four Couples: With over 170k views in the first week of release is a  creatively-weaved movie that reveals the various uphill battles faced in marriages. 

2. Aduke Alajo (OWO MMM): An hilarious drama that explores the travails of a young thrift collector with a high hope/plan for greener pastures. What would she do when her plans fail? Full story on Yorubaplus TV

3. Ija: a story about two young ladies with similar nightmares. They are challenged with a hidden myth which requires an arduous task to manifest. Find out how they solve their mystery on Yorubaplus

4. Alaso Funfun: What is your perception about reincarnation? Do you think it is a myth or reality? Find out now in this yet another intense drama about life and death.

5. Blackmail: A wealthy man in politics has a hideous secret he thought was safe. A blackmailer pays him a dreadful visit and it seems all hell is about to break loose. What fate awaits our wealthy politician? Visit Yorubaplus TV for more.
6. Arojinle: It tells the story of few individuals who engage in degrading acts to fulfill their selfish interests. Find out how these acts ruined relationships, reputations and more in Arojinle this weekend.

7.Arulogun: An epic movie about a powerful warrior and demi-god destined to save her people from autocratic perpetrators.  Watch and thank us later!

8. Ola Inu Kan: Tells an emotional story about a financially handicapped family. All efforts to opt out of their life-saddening moments is thwarted by their closest confidant. Find out how they made their breakthrough on Yorubaplus TV.
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I am in a competition with myself- Tolulope Oke

In this exclusive time out with fast rising producer and actor, Tolulope Oke, We had her sharing the journey so far in the movie industry and her long term aspirations. Read the tell-all interview below


Good day, could you please give us a brief overview of yourself?

My name is Tolulope Oke, a film producer and an actor, I am from Ilobu in Osun state. I have a  christianity background. Studied sociology at the university of Lagos and also Dramatic Arts at the Obafemi Awolowo university.

When did you start professional acting?
It all started in 2005, the first movie  I featured in was Awure Eni produced by Muhydeen Oladapo


What inspired your drive to become an actor?
When I was young, I had always wanted to be a news-caster, but as time flies, I changed my mind and then go  into acting, I had the zeal to express myself through this dynamic art.

Tell us about your training as an actor.

I was trained on the stage and doing live performance was part of the training too.

What is your view about talent and knowledge?
Talent is God’s given gift while knowledge is a craft and research to know more.
Tell us about the movie projects you have been part of, Can you name the total number?

I have featured in couple of movies like Dazzling Mirage, Kurukuru,Kosofe, Orindola, Arewa Okunrin, Jenifa’s diary, Industreet, Eje,Biala, Sunmisola, Alebu, zone222, ogede,ijoba Ominira, Ijoba Ose kan,Ayomi, Isina, Araba, Awuru and more, I have lost count.


What motivated you to becoming a producer?
I just had the drive it is something I could do.



Your first movie production, OMIRAN, enjoyed massive positive feedback, what brought about the story?
Omiran is not my first production, I have produced 3 movies before Omiran. Omiran was my 4th production, the first three were Biala, Eje, Alebumi and Omiran. Different elements were put together for Omiran 

How has the momentum been for you since the production of your first movie?
The  momentum has been great.


Do you see yourself in competition with anyone in the industry?
No No No! I am in a competition with myself. Always trying to become a better person because that is all that really matters 
As a fast rising producer, what are your aspirations?
I just want to keep pushing myself to greater heights. It can only get better.
Which directors would you love to work with anytime soon?
Any good director, I love people with good work ethics.

What’s your take on the issues of piracy, funding and film marketing?
Piracy is killing our industry and I implore the government to kindly help us do something about it 

Who are your role models in this chosen career?
Funke  Akindele for Her Hard work, Genevieve Nnaji for her simplicity, Rita Dominic her style, Mo abudu for her tenacity. These are women I have watched closely while growing up and I am happy they are doing very well in their chosen careers, Tope Alabi inspires me too, I am inspired by her genre of music too. 
Do you see Nollywood growing to the level of Hollywood in ten years time?

Well, everything is in our hands, but you know the state of the nation,in as much as we try to put things in place in the film industry, it practically may not yield neccessary efforts as is expected.

Words to your fans and aspiring filmmakers
To my fans out there, thank you for your comments and critics, they actually finetune us in a way.  To those who are aspiring to join the film industry as writer, producer, actor , makeup, Costumier etc, Don’t stop grinding hard, don’t stop networking and make God the center point of your life.

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Edited by: Ayo Adams