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Eniola Ajao, Bukola Adeeyo, 6 Other Notable Nollywood Stars Who Passed Through Odunlade Adekola

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Nollywood actor Odunlade Adekola is a household name in the Nigerian movie industry, especially in the Yoruba sector The actor is also known to have helped breed and train a lot of up-and-coming actors and actresses who are now stars in the industry today In this article, Legit.ng compiled the names of eight actors and actresses who passed through Odunlade Adekola’s tutelage and are now stars in their own right
Every superstar or movie star in the Nigerian entertainment space today must have passed through or been helped by one person or another at a time during their careers. For some, it could be being part of a movie group, while for some, it could be being a protégé under a particular movie star.

Popular Nollywood actor and movie producer Odunlade Adekola is one actor known to have helped a lot of movie stars in the industry today attain that height of popularity that they can now be called stars

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Through his platform Odunlade Adekola Film Production (OAFP), individual mentorship and featuring up-and-coming actors in his movies, many new movie stars have been helped to fame by much-loved Odunlade Adekola.

1. Nike Hamzah Number one on our list is Nollywood actress Nike Hamzah a product of Odunlade Adekola Film Production and has, in several reports, referred to Odunlade as her boss. Adenike came into the limelight in 2016 after playing a notable role in a Yoruba movie, Pepeye Meje. She is also a movie producer and has produced several movies. She was recently in the news after being said to be involved in a romantic relationship with Odunlade Adekola. An allegation she later denied.
2. Biola Adekunle Another popular actress who was Odunlade Adekola’s protégé and is now doing well in the industry is Biola Adekunle. She had featured in many of Odunlade’s movies and vice versa. Biola is also the producer of several movies and is proud to be a student of Odunlade’s film academy. She is married, and her union is blessed with a beautiful girl. She started acting professionally in 2018 after he was introduced to Odunlade Adekola by her sister – Bose Adekunle, who is also an actress and a makeup artist. She is known for movies like Ashake Oni Bread, Monday Omo Adugbo and Shade Pepper.
3. Biola Olaseni Biola Olaseni is also a familiar face in the industry today. The Ekiti State-born actress also went through the teaching of actor Odunlade Adekola. Olaseni joined Odunlade Adekola’s group in 2009 when she was serving as a youth corps member in Abeokuta.
4. Feranmi Oyalowo Popularly known as Deolu Ariwo, a character he played in his movie entitled Deolu Ariwo, which he produced, Feranmi Oyalowo is a fast-rising actor in the industry today. The Ogun state-born actor joined the Odunlade Adekola group during his time at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, and that was how his journey as a movie star started. Feranmi has several Nollywood movies to his credit and has also featured in a lot of movies too.
5. Tunde Owokoniran If you have watched Odunlade’s Sunday Dagboru, you should know Tunde Owokoniran. He always acknowledges Odunlade Adekola as his career helper; meeting the movie star changed his story for life.Tunde was just a plantain seller before meeting Odunlade, and upon their meeting, he was welcomed by Odun and given a platform to prove himself.
6. Tunde Aderinoye Babatunde Aderinoye is a familiar face in the movie industry today, even though he started as a sports analyst with a radio station in Abeokuta, Ogun State.The Ogun State-born and bred actor started his career professionally in 2017 after he enrolled in the Odunlade Adekola film academy in 2016. He is also known for movies like Fogbonsola. His first major lead role was in the movie Ida, directed by Odunlade Adekola and featured in several Nollywood movies.
7. Bukola Adeeyo Popular actress and movie producer Bukola Adeeyo is number seven on our list. She began her acting career in 2008 when she joined the Odunlade Adekola group. Even though her debut film appearance was in the movie Ile Owo, Bukola came into the limelight after playing a significant role in the movie Sunday Dagboru produced by Odunlade Adekola.
8. Eniola Ajao Last but definitely not least on our list is the popular Nollywood actress Eniola Ajao. Eniola also refers to actor Odunlade Adekola as her boss as she trained under him. Because of her frequent collaborations with Odunlade in movies, the actress had been rumoured to be in a romantic relationship with her boss, an allegation she had denied severally. Today, she is a big name in the industry and has acted alongside several bigger names in Nollywood. Today, she is a big name in the industry and has acted alongside several bigger names in Nollywood.

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Why I must marry from Abeokuta- Bimbo Akisanya spills

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Nollywood actress Bimbo Akisanya has sent a message to her potential suitors on the criteria she will be looking out for in her man.

The Yoruba actress who has been beamoning her single status for the past weeks took to her Instagram page to reveal the particular tribe she would be picking her suitor from.

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According to her, she would only marry a man who is from Abeokuta.

Her reason is that, Abeokuta men are very romantic. To prove her point, Bimbo posted a WhatsApp screenshot of a potential suitor eulogising her in his dialect.

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The actress added that she woke up to his romantic gesture and this has changed her mindset on the type of man she wants.

“So sweet waking up to this, I must marry omo Abeokuta this time around abi bawo????”.

Bimbo Akisanya had sent a strong message to her future husband as she bragged about her latest win over a man.

The mother of one shared a video of herself enjoying her favourite game, table tennis, while she boasted of her win over her partner, who was, unfortunately, a man.

Sharing the video on her Instagram page, Bimbo Akisanya urged her future husband to ensure that there was table tennis in their house.

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She wrote: Table tennis, my best game ever
And of course, I won. I won a man
Dear future husband, please make sure there’s table tennis in the house.

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Actress Adunni Ade pens heartfelt letter as she proudly celebrates her first son’s birthday

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Nollywood actress and mother of two, Adunni Ade, has penned a heartfelt to celebrate her son, D’marion’s 15th birthday today, the 26th of August 2022.

Adunni Ade, proud of her boy, shared lovely throwback photos on her Instagram page. The photos comprise beautiful moments between herself and her first son.

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Sharing the photos online, Adunni Ade expressed herself in a letter about how joyful she is to celebrate her son’s 15th birthday. She revealed that her heart is gladdened to watch her son grow into maturity.

The mother of two boys also showered prayers on her boy, wishing him to be blessed in every way possible.

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She wrote: “My heart is filled with so much Joy and Happiness, D’marion, as I celebrate with you on your 15th Birthday.
“You are an amazing son, my heart gladdens daily of the young man you’re growing into. I am most grateful for all the special moments we’ve shared together, and I am looking forward to more happy memories we will make in the years to come. May your walk and path of Life be blessed in every way possible. May God’s Will be your portion.
“May today be a day filled with all the things that make you happy, especially your books 😂😂 @dmanyoung
Love Mom ❤️.”

Adunni Ade marked her 46th birthday with jaw-dropping photos and a touching tribute to herself.

The beautiful actress appreciated God for making her live to celebrate her birthday. She revealed how she had managed to stay strong despite her trials.

She wrote: “Many many years ago, God you have me a life that day I was born, and I hope I will send all my life and do as much as I can show you my love and gratitude. This past year has proven how strong-hearted I am and that I can conquer whatever I put my mind to.

I am a living testimony of perseverance! Countless sleepless nights, so many nights of tears, being aches and pains, wondered if I’d see another day! Lost my younger brother (God bless your soul Douglas). Oh! The time I stepped into the big girl shoes, executively produced my first movie. A budget of N34m but ended up spending almost N50m. Humm! Story for another day! I promoted the movie like my depended on it! Well, it did! I had casts who f’ed me over upon all the contracts signed but like I said, story for another day! With all my push, my sweat! I scaled through, and my movie ranked 9th biggest movie in the country! On my first try? God is the greatest!

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I have got to add this to those who randomly showed so much love to me, thank you! To those who intentionally tried to kill my joy, thank you! You made me push harder coz I don’t accept defeat! Look I say this often because I live and breathe by this! For as long as you’ve got life, you’ve got hope! Do not be intimidated to accepting fear and defeat! Stand strong and go forth to achieve greatness. What more can I ask for? I’ve got the best children and family members. A few great friends and my beautiful family. Without you, I’m no one. We go hard this new year”.

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Who can help me with divorce papers?! Hilda Dokubo cries out

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Veteran actress Hilda Dokubo has lamented over how stressful a divorce process takes.

The actress via Instagram hours ago, pleaded for help on how to file the divorce from her on-screen husband, Bimbo Manuel, as she complained about the judge’s nonchalant behavior.

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Sharing a photo of her and the actor, the light-skinned actress noted how she has starred as his wife in several movies and wanted a change.

“I have married this @manuelbimbo too much, please who can help me with divorce papers? This judge is doing anyhow…me I am too happy enjoying the sweetness inside”.

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Joke Silva who was left speechless with her move left a comment on her page.

The veteran wrote, “Hmmm Hiiiilda…”

Years back, Hilda Dokubo opened up on reconciliation with her husband.

The actress stated that as a Christian, she should be able to forgive and live a life that Christ would be proud of.

Hilda added that she did it for herself, her children, others, and most importantly God.

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Hilda Dokubo said, “Everything in life has stages and time. If I say I’m a Christian and love God, then I should be able to live a life that Christ would be proud of. It doesn’t matter who is right or wrong in a relationship. We did it for ourselves, our children, others, but most importantly for God”.

Speaking on the lessons she learned about marriage, Hilda said, “Patience. Don’t think anyone else can help you build your home, because you alone can do that. Don’t give up so quickly when it becomes so tough.
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