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Yoruba Nollywood Mourns the Loss of Sunday Ossai



The Yoruba Nollywood industry is mourning once again as they bid farewell to one of their own, Sunday Ossai.

Veteran actor Jide Kosoko, who was one of the first to work with the late film practitioner, announced the news of his demise.

Kosoko credited Sunday Ossai as the genius behind the pioneering indigenous reversal film in Nigeria.

In his tribute, Kosoko praised Ossai for his contributions to the industry and described him as a renowned movie effects creator.

“I mourn the passing away of a prolific film practitioner, Sunday Ossai. He was one of the firsts to join the Jide Kosoko Theatre Company in 1972. He was the brain behind the indigenous reversal film in Nigeria. A foremost movie effect maker… Ossai, you have done your bit. Rest in peace.”

Condolence messages from industry colleagues flooded the comment section, including Saidi Balogun, Faithia Williams, Toyin Adewale, and Yinka Quadri.

Saidi Balogun wrote, “May his soul rest in perfect peace.”

Faithia Williams wrote, “May his soul rest in perfect peace.”

Toyin Adewale wrote, “Jesus! May his soul rest in perfect peace.”

Yinka Quadri wrote, “Rest in perfect peace.”

Just last week, the industry also lost another veteran, Akeem Alamutu, who passed away in the early hours of September 19, 2023.

Odunlade Adekola shared the news of his demise, urging everyone to embrace a humble existence and remember that everything will eventually become part of history.

Industry figures such as Funke Akindele, Shaffy Bello, Jaiye Kuti, Hilda Dokubo, Muyiwa Ademola, and more paid their respects.

Additionally, the Nigerian movie industry lost veteran Yemi Adeyemi, popularly known as ‘Suara,’ this week.

Suara, who starred alongside Sola Sobowale in the popular TV series Super Story, passed away on Sunday, September 24th.

The devastating news was announced by his family in a statement signed by his son, Adetoun Adeyemi, requesting privacy during their time of grief.

The family did not disclose the cause of death but promised to provide more details about the burial.

Suara’s death came just days after the announcement of the passing of actor and filmmaker Charles Granville, who died on Thursday, September 21, 2023.

The news of Granville’s death was shared by his friend Umanu Elijah, who revealed that the Tinsel star had succumbed to a long-standing illness


Mr Macaroni Rejoices As He Bags Brand Ambassadorial Deal, Receives New Car



Nigerian comedian Adebowale “Debo” Adedayo, known by his stage name Mr Macaroni is ecstatic as he bags ambassadorial deal with an automobile company, also received a brand new car.

The comedian took to his Instagram page to make the announcement as he showed off the car he had received as part of the contract.

Mr Macaroni disclosed that he signed a deal with @mikanomotors.

Photos shared on his social media page shows him besides the breath-taking black suv car.

Sharing the images, he wrote…

“I just signed a new deal with @mikanomotors and it came with this Beauty!!!! 😍❤️😍❤️”

Fans and colleagues took to the comment section to congratulate him…

aproko_doctor wrote: “Congratulations Maca!”.

iamnino_b wrote: “Mac Mac Mac! Come and carry your best friend naa 🏆🏆🏆”

adesuaetomi wrote: “Congratulationsssss”

lasisielenu commented: “Working boys on the rise. Jacuzzi Maka don tear that machine wey been Dey enter your papa eyes. Niiiiceeee one Niiiiiceeeee on 💯💯💯”

okunnu said: “Congratulations Ogbeni Debo 🔥🔥🔥🔥❤️❤️”

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“Because I Win BBNaija’s N120m, Person Charge Me N120k For Make-Up” – Ilebaye



Big Brother Naija All Stars winner, Ilebeya Odiniya has expressed her dissatisfaction with vendors overcharging her since winning the grand prize of N120 million.

Taking to her X page formerly known as Twitter, the reality star expressed her frustration after being billed N120,000 for a makeup session.

Ilebaye, in a now-deleted Twitter post, conveyed her discontent by linking the elevated price to her newfound wealth.

She highlighted the consequences of her victory and heightened fame, stating, “Because I won 120 million, someone charged me 120k for makeup.”

Fidelinfo recalls that Ilebaye recently shared a video revealing how a mystery man paid $1,000 for her new hairstyle

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What has kept my marriage for the past 27 years -Actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Shares Secret



Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, a veteran Nollywood actress, has revealed some of the secrets that have kept her marriage together for the past 27 years.

In an interview, the actress, who turned 45 in February, stated that her marriage to Captain Matthew Ekeinde has lasted because she does not stand shoulder-to-shoulder with her husband.

She went on to say that if a woman submitted to her man, he would respect her. And that women should not claim equality with their male counterparts.

During the interview, the actress, who began having children at the age of 19, stated that she does not go to the market to buy food for her family. Her husband is usually the one who goes out and buys everything for the house.

She attempted to go once but her husband warned her never to follow him again because of the attention and crowd that surrounded her when they sighted her.

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