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Movie Producer, Funmilayo Adedeji, emerges TAMPAN Canada vice president

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Olori Funmilayo Adedeji, a professional Nollywood actress, has emerged the vice president of the Theater Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Canada chapter.

In a post shared by the beautiful mother of six, Olori Adedeji confirmed the appointment.

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“It is official🙌🏾🙌🏾..Olori Funmilayo Adedeji, Vice President of TAMPAN Canada chapter. Just an honour and privilege that I will not take for granted 🙏🏾 Good morning house. Have a fruitful week ahead,” she wrote.

The president of the association, Bolaji Amusan, while presenting her with the certificate of return for the unopposed election she won, expressed his confidence in her to lift the association in Canada to an enviable position.

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“Olori has many years of experience, she has been around for a long time, she is well exposed and quite enlightened. We need her to help build TAMPAN Canada Chapter and I’m very sure she would deliver,” Amusan said.


Olori Funmilayo Adedeji being presented certificate of return by TAMPAN president, Bolaji Amusan in Canada recently.

Funmilayo Adedeji, Olori Productions as she’s fondly called and largely based in Canada, launched her movie company, Olori Theatre Entertainment & Productions (OTEP) in 2016 after leaving her teaching career.


L-R: Former Miss Canada 2014, Angie Shilliday; renowed poet, Baamowe of Canada Chief Bisi Adedeji; CEO of OTEP, Olori Funmilayo Adedeji; Film maker, Kunle Afolayan; Afrobeat musician, Femi Abosede and Calgary tourism Ambassador, Jeff B Wilkie aka Mr. Calgary, at the official launching of the Olori Theatre Entertainment & Productions (OTEP) in 2016.

In a quest to arm herself as a professional thespian, she attended the School of Creative and Performing Arts, University of Calgary Alberta, Canada between 2010 to 2014 as a drama major and attained Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA) concurrently.

Between 2014 and 2016, she had a degree in Education at the Faculty of Education and also attained Bachelor’s degree in education (BEd) as a high school drama teacher.


Adedeji flanked by family members at her graduation ceremony

Olori, who had since gone on to produce several movies both in English and Yoruba, said she had no plan of stopping.

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“Ever since I have found my passion, I’ve not stopped producing movies,” Olori said.

On her new portfolio, Adedeji assured members of her commitment to the advancement of the association for the benefit of the industry.

“As the Vice President of TAMPAN Canada, I plan to organise training sessions for aspiring actors for skills development to help prepare them for stage performances and camera.

“I would also endeavour to bridge the gap in Nollywood between Canada and Nigeria. In so doing, actors here in Canada will be exposed to our culture and vice versa through TAMPAN organising their visitation to Nigeria to have first hand experience of what Nollywood truly is,” she concluded.

Olori is expected to serve as vice president for the period of four years according to the constitution of the association.

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Mosun Filani blows hot, says she’s about to lose it

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Nollywood actress Mosun Filani Oduoye has hinted at causing havoc on social media.

The Yoruba actress, who always stays out of controversy, took to her Instagram page to vent out.

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Mosun Filani noted how she doesn’t look for trouble and is a peaceful person.

She added that she was about to loose her peace if the issue wasn’t addressed.

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“Everyone knows am a peaceful person and I don’t go looking for trouble…. But pls can English tell us why there is letter D in Fridge and there is no letter D in refrigerator….. bcos am about to loose my peace.

Our English Teachers/Lecturers come and defend ur career o…cos am about to cause trouble”.

Recall that Mosun Filani slammed those who didn’t support her when she was getting bodyshammed for being fat.

The actress who now claimed to be slim took to social media with claims that people were saying that they preferred her chubby look than her slimness now.

Mosun Filani wrote:

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“Flash back to this look. You all got used to my fat/chubby looks. Give it time, u will also get used to my trimmed looks again. You all didn’t use this same energy to always come to my defense “all those times I was being called fat and shapeless….. Now that I shocked u with my slim looks. Now you are quick to say we prefer ur chubby looks.
Chubby looks koor…. Orobo looks nii.
Awon alabosiaun gbogbo. You all are not ready walahi
If I hear pim…. Ijoba blocking”.

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Rita Dominic allegedly debunks reports she gave birth to twins

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Veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic, has debunked reports that she welcomed a set of twins with her husband.

Reports made the rounds on Wednesday that the Nollywood star who tied the knot with her husband, Fidelis Anosike, a few months ago, welcomed a set of twins.

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Reacting to the report, many social media users trooped to the actress’ social media pages to express their immense joy and congratulate the couple.

However, in an apparent reaction, Rita Dominic took to her official Twitter handle to affirm that the claim was false.

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Taking to her Twitter handle on Wednesday night, she shared a GIF displaying a surprised look while reading through a publication with the headline, “FAKE NEWS.”

See her post below,

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Lancelot Imaseun makes powerful cinema return with Gbege

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The audacious movie producer and actor, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, has made a big comeback to the cinema with the release of Gbege.

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Known for his love for cultural preservation and projection in his works, Imaseun was able to creatively infuse tradition in his new film that would be released on October 7, 2022 in cinemas near you.

Gbege is a story of a troubled man, whose father died while he’s serving a life imprisonment. All he wants is a chance of release to perform his father’s burial rite, but the law is no respecter of tradition.

According to the award winning producer and master storyteller, the twists in the storyline are so captivating, moviegoers are assured a worthy time at the cinemas.

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Gbege parades some top Nigerian thespians like Jide Kosoko, Ebele Okaro, Sam Dede, Mercy Aigbe and Ini Edo.

Others include Zubby, Sanni Muaizu, Charles Inojie, Harry B, Broda Shaggi, Nosa Rex, Junior Pope, Angela Equeavoen and so on.

Imaseun, who also doubles as a director, has worked in the film industry since 1995 and his films feature unexplored aspects of the African experience including tribalism, witchcraft, crime, poverty, religion, and folk beliefs.

In 2008 a Canadian documentary Nollywood Babylon co-directed by Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal, and produced by AM Pictures and the National Film Board of Canada in association with the Documentary Channel, followed Imasuen while he was shooting his 157th film Bent Arrows.

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