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I Love to Do Both Very Well, You’ve Just Seen One Side More- Gabriel Afolayan on His Passion for Music

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Ace Nollywood actor Gabriel Afolayan addresses the prevalent public opinion that he is more of an actor than a musician during a chat with Legit.ng He also spoke about a recent role he acted in a Yoruba YouTube movie, where he was the husband of a woman with Schizophrenia and how it affects his view of marriage Gabriel also spoke about what it means to be the son of Nigerian entertainment icon Ade Love, and his personal growth as an entertainer

Prolific actor and singer Gabriel Afolayan is one of the most talented multi-lingual role interpreters amongst his peers that Nollywood has got to offer. Afolayan hails from Agbamu, Irepodun Local Government council Kwara State and he is one of the famous sons of the legendary entertainment icon Ade Love.

During our chat with Afolayan, he said it was a huge honour to have played Dade and the opportunity to have experienced the character.

He also revealed that to date, he is yet to take up any role that fully personalised him. Rather, he said he is ever still developing his art.

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G-Fresh also spoke about what it feels like being from the great Afolayan clan, from his iconic Dad to his brothers, sisters and extended family, who are all part of the entertainment industry. He noted that he’s never felt any extra pressure for being a descendant of such great legacies.

Gabriel Afolayan recently dropped a couple of love singles; however, his musical prowess has been criticised more than his acting. Also, his statement during an interview with the Saturday Guardian didn’t help much, where he called his music career just an added trait.

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Nollywood filmmaker Frank Igho Vaughan passes away

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Popular filmmaker and former Vice President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Frank Igho Okpokoro Vaughan, is dead.

Vaughan passed on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, after battling an undisclosed illness. The news was affirmed by the President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria, DGN, Victor Okhai, in a recent telephone conversation with Vanguard.

“Yes, he died yesterday, but I’m yet to get the details of his death,” Okhai said.

Vaughan, who was born in the 1960s, recently became a pastor at Dominion City Church, Asaba, Delta State. He was also a seasoned TV producer and director, as well as a current affairs and political analyst.

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His death comes on the heels of actor Amaechi Muonagor, who died on March 24, 2024, at age 61 after battling a kidney disease.

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BREAKING: EFCC arrests Bobrisky for naira abuse

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested and detained controversial cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky, over abuse of naira, spraying of naira notes and currency mutilation.

Bobrisky, who has been embroiled in several controversies over the past weeks, was arrested in Lagos on Wednesday night, and has since been detained at the Lagos Command of the EFCC.

Confirming the development to our correspondent in a telephone interview on Thursday, the spokesperson for the EFCC, Dele Oyewale, noted that Bobrisky would be charged to court.

Oyewale said, “Bobrisky is with us. He was arrested last night in Lagos, and he is at our Lagos command. We arrested him for alleged abuse of naira notes, spraying of nara notes, and currency mutilation, among others.

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“We are very serious about restoring the dignity of the naira. Though our investigation is still ongoing, but he will definitely be charged to court soon.”

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How Mide Martins bullying made me start skin bleaching – Habibat Jinad

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Actress Habibat Jinad has revealed the reasons behind her decision to bleach her skin, citing pressure from a senior colleague, Mide Martins.

Speaking on Biola Bayo’s talk show, Talk To B, Habibat recounted an incident on the set of a movie directed by Mide’s husband, Afeez Owo.

During the incident, Habibat claimed that she was unjustly punished for a colleague’s mistake, and Mide Martins allegedly insulted her skin color in front of the entire crew, likening her complexion to that of a monkey.

These derogatory remarks deeply affected Habibat, leading her to consider skin bleaching in an attempt to conform to societal standards.

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“At a rehearsal ground at Afeez Owo’s set, something happened, a colleague of mine did something and I wasn’t the one who did that thing and they said we should kneel.

“Mrs. Mide Martins was there, my boss was there and some other people and Mide Martins compared it to a monkey’s skin. And it got to me. She even complained about my skin, saying I was too dark and this made me contemplate bleaching my skin to please her and others,” Habibat explained.

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