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Veteran Nollywood Actor, Lari Williams Is Dead

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Nigeria Veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Lari Williams, has died at the age of 81 following a long illness indepthnews reports.

Williams, who was famous for his roles in hit soap operas such as Village Headmaster, Ripples, and Mirror in The Sun, died peacefully on Sunday at his home in Ikom, Cross River State Southsouth Nigeria.

During his lifetime, Williams was a poet, playwright and celebrated actor both in live theatre and on screen, earning him a prestigious national honour; Member of the Order of the Federal Republic in 2008.

Chief Williams was the first president of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria and had a career that spanned over five decades.

Williams was educated at CMS Grammar School, Lagos. He is the first actor to ever perform on top of Zuma Rock in Abuja FCT, 1,200 feet high, where he performed his late friend, Maman Vatsa’s poem, ‘The bird that sings in the rain.’

After studying Journalism at the London School of Journalism, he proceeded to study English at Morley College and then drama at the Mountview Theatre School and Stratford E15 Acting School, England to become a professional actor.

He has lectured Theatre Arts in three Nigerian universities – University of Lagos, Lagos State University, and University of Calabar.

“He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. Burial arrangements will be announced soon,” the statement stated.

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President & Founder Of Tourist Blue Motivational Foundation Akin Davies Celebrates His 60th Birthday With A Lecture

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President and Founder of Tourist Blue Motivational Foundation (popularly known as Tourist Blue) Mr Akin Davis celebrated his birthday with a leadership lecture last Saturday, May, 28th 2022 in Lagos with a Leadership Lecture.

The programme was sponsored by the President’s Birthday National Planning Committee headed by Mr Femi Orekoya (Chairman), Mrs Sarah Famous Aluge (Vice~Chairman) and Mrs Ijeoma Okey~Nwangwu as the Treasurer.

The event which started by 11am, was well attended by all his well-wishers within and outside Lagos.

The lecture had Mr Kola Olugbodi as the Guest Speaker. The Keynote Speakers were, Mrs Nelly Agwu, Engr Wale Olapegba, Mrs Olubukola Kolajo and Mrs Morenike Ogunnowo FCA. Mr Kola Olugbodi was well represented at the occasion by Mr Peter Ugwuoke.

The topic of the lecture was,  ~Visionary Leadership” it was well profiled by the Speakers at the lecture event.

The anchors at the event, were Miss Impact Blessing a Diction coach expert and Mrs Juliet Ifeoma Obijiaku. The Duo  tmade the programme to be  colourful and memorable.

A lot of lessons, funs, beautiful cake, sumptuous foods and drinks were easily available for the guests present.

The celebrant’s wife and the son a mechanical engineer and their beautiful daughter a Barrister poured encomium on Mr Davis to everyone admiration.

Celebrant and family

Celebrant and wife

Guests dancing

Happy birthday to a Visionary Leader at 60, wishing you many more fruitful years ahead.

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Popular Comedian Bovi Gives Reason Why He Was Banned From USA

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Bovi Ugboma (Comedian)

Popular Nigerian comedian, Bovi Ugboma, on Tuesday revealed that he has been banned from entering the United States.

The comic star revealed this while replying to questions from fans after he hosted a Question and Answer segment on his Instagram story.

According to Bovi, he was banned from the country after he clashed with a visa-issuing officer and got labelled.

He first spoke about the ban when a fan asked him to come to Massachusetts to perform.

“I’m banned in the USA,” the father-of-three replied.

Another fan asked him if he intended to leave the country and he replied, “I am a citizen of the world. Except for Yankee where I’m banned.”

Explaining the reason for the ban, he said, “ Ill luck. Met a charity-like visa-issuing officer. Egos clashed. I was labelled.”

He further said, “I go dey carry shoulder.”😁

The comedian had revealed in February 2022 that he was almost accused of stealing at a London hotel.

In his Q&A, the comedian also addressed the perceived beef between him and fellow comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY.

When asked by fans why he and AY don’t perform at each other’s show, the comedian made reference to American comedians.

“Have you ever seen Chris Rock at a Kevin Hart show?” Bovi replied to the inquisitive fan.

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Nollywood, Pete Edochies Son Yul Edochie, Astonished Fans By Unveiling His 2nd Wife And Son

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Nollywood actor Pete Edochies son Yùl Edochie has unveiled his 2nd wife and latest child.

 

Yul posted this on his verified social media handle Instagram with these pictures.

 

“It’s time for the world to meet my son.

His name is STAR DIKE MUNACHIMSO YUL-EDOCHIE.

Born by my second wife @judyaustin1

And I love him so much, just as much as I love my other children.”

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