Legendary Nigerian actor Jimi Solanke dies at 81

Legendary Nigerian actor Jimi Solanke dies at 81 Jimi Solanke Samuel Oamen Legendary poet and playwright, Jimi Solanke is dead. The veteran actor, and folk singer, died on Monday, February 5. He was 81. The Nation learnt that Chief Solanke died while being rushed to Babcock University Teaching Hospital. He was said to have been… Continue reading Legendary Nigerian actor Jimi Solanke dies at 81

Ten things to know about Veteran Actor, Adedeji Aderemi

10 things to know about Veteran Actor, Adedeji Aderemi by Alausa-Issa Zainab 1. Olofa Ina’s biological name is Adedeji Aderemi. He was born in Ede Osun state on May 15 1950 to the family of Late Chief Abdulsalam Aderemi and Late Aisha Aderemi. 2. He attended St.Peters Anglican Primary School and proceeded to Baptist Secondary… Continue reading Ten things to know about Veteran Actor, Adedeji Aderemi

Popular Yoruba poet, Lanrewaju Adepoju, is dead

Popular Yoruba poet, Lanrewaju Adepoju, is dead by Sam Nwaoko Yoruba poet, writer, artiste and religious leader, Alhaji Olanrewaju Adepoju, is died. Adepoju died on Sunday 10 December, 2023 in his home in Ibadan. His son, Adejare Adepoju, broke the news in a brief announcement on Sunday, saying “Baba has gone to rest.” Adejare Adepoju… Continue reading Popular Yoruba poet, Lanrewaju Adepoju, is dead

Veteran Kannywood Actor, Samanja, Dies At 84

Veteran Kannywood Actor, Samanja, Dies At 84 By Mohammed I. Yaba Veteran actor, Usman Baba Pategi, popularly known as Samanja Mazan Fama, has passed away at the age of 84. The Kaduna-based popular Hausa film actor died around 12:15 am on Sunday. Confirming his death to Daily Trust, Mohammad Usman, one of his sons, revealed… Continue reading Veteran Kannywood Actor, Samanja, Dies At 84

Yoruba Nollywood actress, Iyabo Oko is dead

BREAKING: Yoruba Nollywood actress, Iyabo Oko is dead by Rachael Omidiji Veteran Nollywood actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko is dead. The 61-year-old actress , who before her demise, battled ill-health, died Wednesday evening. Her daughter announced her death on Wednesday 28th June 2023. Iyabo Oko, who had been absent from the film… Continue reading Yoruba Nollywood actress, Iyabo Oko is dead

Another Nollywood Actor, Murphy Afolabi, Feared Dead

Another Nollywood Actor, Murphy Afolabi, Is Dead by Bode Gbadebo Less than 24 hours after the news filtered out about the death of a popular Nollywood actor, Saint Obi, another popular actor of Yoruba movies, Murphy Afolabi, has died on Sunday. No details yet about the circumstances surrounding Afolabi’s death, however, a colleague of the… Continue reading Another Nollywood Actor, Murphy Afolabi, Feared Dead

Defiance: poem dedicated to Ken Saro Wiwa and other victims of tyranny

Defiance: poem dedicated to Ken Saro Wiwa and other victims of tyranny By Demola Adefajo Nature jests at the quencher of the body Who can conjure up not a single soul. Time mocks at the jailor Who can still not the hands of the clock. Woe to the crusher of the rebellion Who can alter… Continue reading Defiance: poem dedicated to Ken Saro Wiwa and other victims of tyranny

For the Chief Commander at 80

For the Chief Commander at 80 Simon Kolawole If only Ebenezer Obey’s mum knew! When her son said he wanted to be a jùjú singer, Madam Abigail Oyindamola protested vehemently. “In our family, we don’t sing people’s praises. Instead, they sing our praises,” the proud Egba woman reportedly told him. Not only did Obey go… Continue reading For the Chief Commander at 80

Colleagues speak on Dejo Tunfulu’s death, I thought it was April Fool prank

Dejo Tunfulu: ‘I Thought It Was April Fool Prank’ •Taiwo Ibikunle, Ibrahim Chatta, Don Richard, others speak on actor’s death By Femi Oguntayo The Yoruba sector of Nollywood has again been thrown into mourning since the passing of popular comic actor, Kunle Adetokunbo, popularly known as Dejo Tunfulu was announced in the early hours of… Continue reading Colleagues speak on Dejo Tunfulu’s death, I thought it was April Fool prank