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“Hard work, determination pay” – Funke Akindele advises women

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"Hard work, determination pay" - Funke Akindele advises women

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has shared some advice for young women, using her own life as an example.

In a clip from her recent interview on Arise TV, which she posted on Instagram, Funke emphasized that hard work and determination can lead to great success.

During the interview, she discussed her personal journey, the obstacles she faced, and the significance of being self-made.

Addressing young women, Funke urged them to work diligently, have faith in themselves, and avoid seeking validation from others.

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She advised them to use social media positively to display their skills, businesses, and talents, as she has done.

Funke encouraged them to break barriers, shatter glass ceilings, and join her in celebrating their achievements.

“As the highest-grossing filmmaker in Nigeria and a reputable actress, I’m proof that hard work and determination can take you far. In my latest interview with Aunty Ruth @ruthosime, I opened up about my journey, the challenges I overcame, and the importance of being self-made.

To all the young women out there, I want to encourage you to work hard, believe in yourself, and never rely on others for validation. Use social media platforms positively to showcase your crafts, businesses, and talents – just like I have!

Let’s break barriers, shatter glass ceilings, and celebrate our successes together! Watch the full interview on YouTube: ARISE NEWS and be inspired to write your own story.”

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Actress Regina Daniels drums support for creation of Anioma State

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Actress Regina Daniels drums support for creation of Anioma State

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has drummed support for the creation of Anioma State from Delta State.

A bill for that purpose is currently before the Senate and is being sponsored by Senator Ned Nwoko.

Daniels, in a video on her Instagram page on Friday said “I lend my voice to support the recently sponsored bill by my husband and our distinguished Senator for the creation of Anioma State.

“The creation of Anioma State is long overdue. The 50years struggle of our ancestors must not be in vain. This is the time to make it happen.”

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According to Daniels, Anioma is indeed an endowed culture, as it possessed the classical characteristic of oneness, a shared history, robust culture, language, tradition and features that set the people apart from other local governments in Delta State, yet, uniquely connecting us to the South Eastern States.

“As a true daughter of Anioma, I am immensely proud of the recent sponsored bill for the creation of Anioma State by my beloved husband and our distinguished Senator Ned Munir Nwoko.

“I believe the passage of this bill will heed the clarion call for the creation of the sixth state in the Southeast a long standing injustice. Anioma is the most viable state with a very huge land mass,” she said.

Daniels added that Anioma is blessed with all the natural resources to flourish and strive as a state, saying it goes without saying that the creation of Anioma State would promote fair distribution of “our natural resources and enhance our legislative representative for our people.”

“I humbly appeal to all stakeholders, the Anioma traditional rulers council, the socio-cultural groups, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Anioma residents to set aside differences and unite in the cause.

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“This is a historic opportunity to bring equity, peace and justice to our people. Thank you so much. People of Anioma I greet you again. Thank you,” Daniels stated.

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“How I handle negative public criticisms” – Yemi Alade

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Renowned Nigerian singer Yemi Alade has shared insights into her approach to navigating the entertainment industry without being drawn into controversies.

The singer of ‘Johnny’ emphasized that she maintains a resilient stance against public opinion.

During the unveiling of her new album, ‘Rebel Queen,’ at a listening party in Lagos, Alade elaborated on how she deals with negative criticism:

“I don’t dwell on it too much. I focus on living my life fully because it’s the only one I have.”

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Alade added, “Whenever I encounter something that doesn’t resonate with me, I simply turn away and continue moving forward. Everyone is entitled to their opinions.”

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“Secretly helping family equals cheating in marriage” – Actress Mercy Gold

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Nollywood actress Mercy Gold Eberechi has shared a new perspective on what constitutes cheating in a marriage.

The rising star, through her Instagram page, stated that women assisting their families without their husband’s consent is also a form of cheating.

Gold emphasized that this is especially true if the husband has paid the bride price in full.

“Assisting your family secretly without your husband’s consent is also cheating in marriage if he paid your bride price in full,” she wrote.

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The post sparked various reactions from her followers:

Ugoeze_01 commented, “No son of a man will hold me back from helping my family because I am the breadwinner.”

Luchi Hairline responded, “Na wa o, what’s this now?”

Jnk Foods, Nwanyi Afiafemi stated, “It is not a gender thing. Both parties should be open about it, simple.”

Ijeoma wrote, “Daughter of Jezebel, look at her eyes.”

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Ig Fbb added, “Way too many rules in this marriage thing. Way too many rules for something that often doesn’t even work.”

Lanoire Ofe questioned, “And what about men who secretly give to their family without informing their wife?”

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