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Why I Left Nigeria To Start Mopping Floors, Cooking In The UK – Sola Sobowale

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Nollywood star actress, Sola Sobowale has revealed what made her leave the comfort and stardom in Nigeria to start doing menial jobs at a point in her life in the United Kingdom.

The veteran actress narrated that the need to be there for her children who were studying in the UK at that time mad her abandoned the fame, money and comfort of Nigeria to give them motherly care.

Speaking during an episode of #WithChude, Sobowale disclosed that in the early 2000s when she decided to leave the country, she was already making as much as N5 million within months from acting.

But the need to be there for her children made her sacrifice the luxury lifestyle and take up menial jobs such as cleaning, cooking, and mopping office floors to make ends meet in the UK where she earned 7.5 pounds per hour.

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She added that now that they are done and working, the children always appreciate her sacrifice for them while she is back to acting.

According to her, “I went back to England and noticed the kids lack motherly touch. Then I moved to England and forget stardom.”

“Now, all of them are working and now they appreciate me for my sacrifice and ask me to go back to what I know how to do best so that’s why I’m back in Nigeria.
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Nollywood star actress, Sola Sobowale has revealed what made her leave the comfort and stardom in Nigeria to start doing menial jobs at a point in her life in the United Kingdom.

The veteran actress narrated that the need to be there for her children who were studying in the UK at that time mad her abandoned the fame, money and comfort of Nigeria to give them motherly care.

Speaking during an episode of #WithChude, Sobowale disclosed that in the early 2000s when she decided to leave the country, she was already making as much as N5 million within months from acting.

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But the need to be there for her children made her sacrifice the luxury lifestyle and take up menial jobs such as cleaning, cooking, and mopping office floors to make ends meet in the UK where she earned 7.5 pounds per hour.

She added that now that they are done and working, the children always appreciate her sacrifice for them while she is back to acting.

According to her, “I went back to England and noticed the kids lack motherly touch. Then I moved to England and forget stardom.”

“Now, all of them are working and now they appreciate me for my sacrifice and ask me to go back to what I know how to do best so that’s why I’m back in Nigeria.

“I remembered I was at Enugu and in one location I spent one week. In that one week, I was on N800,000 and that was in the year 2000. And then I came back to Lagos with over N5 million within how many months, the money was blowing. So I left that for 7.50 pounds per hour. I swept, mopped, cleaned offices and cooked in England.”
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The veteran actress Sola Sobowale recently took to her social media page to reveal she just landed her first role in Bollywood.

The actress shared the good news on her Instagram page and congratulatory messages have been pouring in for her.

According to Sola, she would be working with a record-breaking director and executive producer on an upcoming project.

The actress added that she would be playing a dynamic role in the project and her fans and followers should anticipate it.

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Nigerian Actress Patience Ozokwor Robbed Clean

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Nollywood star actress Patient Ozokwor well known as Mama G was robbed clean by unknown people as she was on her way to Uganda to grace the launch of Uganda Film Festival.

nollytrailers reports that Ozokwor landed at Entebbe International Airport yesterday morning aboard Brussels Airlines but her luggage had disappeared mysteriously while she was on the plane.

Sources at Entebbe Airport have revealed that Ozokwor only had her hand bag and she looked disappointed when her luggage could not be traced.

It took the initiative of Uganda Communications Commission to get her some clothes and jewelry.

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Patient Ozokwor has featured in more than 200 movies and they include; I Need a Husband (2007), In the Name of the Lord (2007), After My Heart (2008), Battle of Religion (2008), Act of Faith (2008), A Date with Destiny (2009), Web of Mistake (2009), Love in Berlin (2009), Scent of a Woman (2010), Buried in Heaven (2010), Total Sin (2010), Power of a Kiss (2011), Sisters at War (2010), Blood on Fire (2011), Sisters on Fire (2011), A Dance for the Prince (2011) and many more.

The Uganda Film Festival was launched yesterday at Uganda Communications House in Kampala.

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Ademola Adeleke appoints popular nollywood actress, Laide Bakare as SSA

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Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has appointed popular Nollywood Actress, Laide Bakare as senior special adviser to the governor on entertainment, arts, tourism and culture.

The 43 years old Nollywood actress hails from Ibadan, Oyo State while her mother is from Oshogbo, Osun State.

The new SSA announced her appointment in an Instagram post on Thursday with photos from her visit to the governor.

Laide Bakare also thanked Adeleke for the opportunity to serve, promising to deliver her best.

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According to her, “NOW AN HONORABLE ya Allah I am grateful . To my New Boss GOVERNOR ADEMOLA JACKSON ADELEKE Imole Osun. Thank you so much for the trust and opportunity to serve. I promise to deliver my Best. So help me God SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE GOVERNOR OF OSUN STATES ON ENTERTAINMENT, ART, CULTURE AND TOURISM.

“Lot of work to be done. Shall we? Cc @aadeleke_01 the entire good people of Osun state and Nigeria at large. It’s actually a new dawn for me starting my political career from here. God bless Nigeria,” she wrote.

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Why I Like Dating Mostly Older Women – 19-Year-Old Nigerian Singer, Khaid Reveals

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Nigerian singer, Sulaimon Shekoni Solomon, better known as Khaid, has revealed why he likes dating older women.

Nollytrailers reports that the 19-year-old singer, while featuring as a guest in the latest episode of the ‘Spill With Phyna’ podcast, hosted by reality star Josephina Ijeoma Otabor, popularly known as Phyna, said most of the women he has dated are older than him.

He said, “Most of the females I’ve been with are older than me, and they don’t really have an issue with it.”

According to Khaid, older women are more experienced and respectful, stressing that they are not bossy, contrary to social stereotypes.

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He added that cheating is a deal breaker in a relationship.

He said, “If a lady cheats on me, the relationship is over.”

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