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Ibiyinka Alao Nigeria artist

Ibiyinka Alao Nigeria artist

Ibiyinka Olufemi Alao (born 17 October 1975) is a Nigerian American artist. Alao attended the Nigerian Navy Secondary School (NNSS) in Navy Town, Lagos from 1988 to 1993. He also received education as an architect at the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife. from 1994 to 2000. In 2001 he was …

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Deborah Ajakaiye Nigeria geophysicist

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Deborah Enilo Ajakaiye (born 1940) is a Nigerian geophysicist. She is the first female physics professor in Africa and her work in geophysics has played an important role in mining in Nigeria. EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION Ajakaiye was born in 1940 in the city of Jos, the capital of Plateau …

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Modupe Adeyeye Nigeria model

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Modupe Adeyeye is an English actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Faith Olubunmi in EastEnders and EastEnders: E20 and transgender woman Blessing Chambers in Hollyoaks. EARLY LIFE AND CAREER Born and raised in London, her name “Modupe” means “I praise or thank God” in Yoruba. …

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Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen Nigeria film producer

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Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen (born 21 July 1971) is a Nigerian film director, screenwriter and film producer. CAREER Imasuen has worked in the film industry since 1999 mainly as a film director and producer. He currently lives in Lagos. His films feature unexplored aspects of the African experience including tribalism, witchcraft, …

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Justus Esiri Nigeria actor

Justus Esiri Nigeria actor

Justus Esiri (November 20, 1942 – February 19, 2013) was a veteran award winning Nigerian actor, generally considered to be one of the pillars of Nollywood with an acting career that goes way back to the 1960s. He came into prominence for his role in popular Nigerian Television Authority TV-series …

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Teco Benson Nigeria filmmaker

Teco Benson Nigeria filmmaker

Teco Benson is a Nigerian film director and producer. He was nominated for Best Director at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2006 and 2008, and won Director of the Year at the 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards. In 2012 he was decorated by President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria as …

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Tunde Kelani Nigeria Filmmaker

Tunde Kelani Nigeria Filmmaker

Tunde Kelani (born 26 February 1948), popularly known as TK, is a Nigerian filmmaker, storyteller, director, photographer, cinematographer and producer. In a career spanning more than four decades, TK specialises in producing movies that promote Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage and have a root in documentation, archiving, education, entertainment and promotion …

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Ngozi Onwurah Nigeria film director

Ngozi Onwurah Nigeria film director

Ngozi Onwurah is a British-Nigerian film director, producer, model, and lecturer. EARLY LIFE Ngozi Onwurah was born in 1966 in Nigeria to a Nigerian father, and a white British mother, Madge Onwurah. She has one sibling, Simon Onwurah. As children, Onwurah’s mother was forced to flee with her children from …

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Pascal Atuma Nigeria actor and director

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Pascal Atuma (born February 22, 1972 in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actor, screenwriter, director and producer. FILMOGRAPHY Actor 2010: My American Nurse 2 2009: Hurricane in the Rose Garden 2008: Through the Glass (with Stephanie Okereke) 2006: My American Nurse 2005: Only in America 2004: Accidental Life …

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Waje Nigeria Nigeria musician

Waje Nigeria Nigeria musician

Aituaje Iruobe (born September 1), known as Waje (an acronym for “Words aren’t just enough”), is a Nigerian singer whose vocal range covers three octaves. She participated in the remake of P-Square’s “Omoge Mi” and featured as the female voice in the duo’s 2008 hit track “Do Me”. She was …

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