The story of Yoruba Nollywood would not be complete without the mention of Alabi Aromire. Though his stay on this part of the divide was brief, he however recorded an impactful stay. Hence, this tribute in memory of the departed Pathfinder and model to many of today rave in Nollywood
Alade Aromire died in 2008, 12 years ago, at the age of 45, the memory of Prince Muyideen Alade Aromire still lives on. He was one of those who transformed the face of the Yoruba movie industry.
From theatre works and magazine publication, he initiated home video production when he believed it was too costly to produce in the celluloid format where Hubert Ogunde and Baba Sala held sway.
His brilliance produced the first home video movie in Yoruba named Ekun in the third of quarter of 1988. This initiation was the beginning of what is tagged as the movie industry in Nigeria.
He also started the vernacular broadcasting cable television named Yotomi Telifisan, a household channel watched by all Nigerian.
He was a pioneer in many things and loved the masses so much that he created the first truly affordable housing estate for Nigerians known as Yotomi Golden Estate at Ofada in Mowe axis of Ogun State which led to the influx of many corporate bodies emulating his ideas.
Muyideen Alade Agboola Aromire was a family man and philanthropist. He was loved by many who knew him and those who did not meet him physically but enjoyed his programme and benefitted from his initiatives.
Muyideen Alade Agboola Aromire is survived by his wife, his children Bolaji, Suleman, Jubril, Dolapo, Bisola, Damilola and Mariam, his only grandchild.
Also known as Mr Movie sharpened his teeth in Theatre and artistic work by enrolling at the School of Arts in Apapa.
As a Brilliant chap, he was always on top of the class even when he joined halfway in the term. He demonstrated his artistic brilliance when Ariya, a vernacular magazine was created in 1986.
May he continue to rest in peace and nothing more than peace.
Do you remember him at all ?
Poison scare: God will Expose Wicked People Around Me- Davido
Multiple award-winning Nigerian singer, Davido, has taken to his verified Twitter account with over nine million followers to state that God will expose any “wickedness” around him.
In his tweet, the iconic singer wrote, “God will expose and deal with any wickedness around me; near or far, Amen. I’m blessed.”
His tweet comes shortly after a video snippet surfaced online where a cleric claimed that he had a revelation the pop star would be poisoned by someone living under his roof.
“I told you about one singer, Davido. They will poison him; I don’t know him and I have never seen him in my life. They will put something in his drink; he will be rushed to the hospital, will be admitted, and unconscious. The person that will poison him is sleeping in his house,” the cleric said.
More so, the singer’s former personal assistant, Aloma, in a recent interview, revealed that in 2017, he was offered N100m by someone in the music industry to implicate Davido in the death of his friend, Tagbo.
Aloma said, “When we were at the Police station, Lion Building, they took me to a room and said that I am a ‘fall man’. Beware of this music industry, everyone is trying their best to pull David down.
“They told me to write a statement which will state that David killed Tagbo. They gave me a cheque of N100m just for me to write that David killed Tagbo.”
Actor, Donyayo Dumps Etisalat Lucrative Job, Plans Double Movie Release
Adeyemo Adeyemi aka DONYAYO, a Nollywood Actor, was born in 1981 Oct 31st into a family of 5..four boys and a girl.
Yayo Who is from the Brown roof city of Ibadan, the political capital of the Yorubaland,attended Ikolaba Grammar School and passed through The Poly Ibadan and Later graduated from the University Of Ilorin.
Well traveled, Adeyemi has visited a lot of countries in Africa and outside Africa of the continent. Donyayo, started his art career in 2004 and produced his first Movie in 2005. He has since then produced many other movies.
Among them ALE EREBE ,OMO KAMPUS, OPA ORO, BACHELOR’S EVE, SCHOOL LIFE with his latests awaiting release :DONYAYO and DRAMA which features saidi balogun, shola kosoko, rotimi salami, bukola awoyemi, bose akinola, ayoola Benedict and tunde odejimi. The movies are directed by BEN O BEN..
A dedicated and focused worker, Yayo once worked with Etisalat, now 9mobile. in his quest and passion for entertainment he dropped his white collar Job with the telecommunications outlet, for car selling business.
LAGOS CLUB CUP SEASON 3 ENTERTAINERS, HOSPITALITY OWNERS PLAY FOR PEACE IN LAGOS.
Entertainment Celebrities and Hospitality Business Owners are set to kick off the 3rd Edition of the annual Lagos Club Cup (LCC), which will hold between Sunday 13th & Monday 14th of June 2021.
The football competition, which is in its third year, is aimed at promoting social interaction through grassroot football in the country.
This year’s edition tagged #FootballForPeace, will see Entertainers and hospitality companies ranging from different night clubs, lounges & Bars in Lagos gather at the Landmark Beach Football Arena in Victoria Island for a novelty match against Entertainment Celebrities in both male and female categories.
Speaking ahead of the event, Project Manager and Lead Consultant at 5Stars Football Consultancy, Olumide Aturu explained that this year’s edition is aimed at lending voices towards peace advocacy for the country amid the violence, insecurity and social injustice.
According to Aturu, “Considering the whole unrest and other vices in the country, this year’s edition is tagged #FootballForPeace, because we intend to create awareness about the role of Nigerian Youths in becoming lead advocates for Peace and not Violence in the country”.
Notable Stars including Ex-BBNaija & Supersport Analysts, Ozo, Neo, Jimmy, YoungJohn, Naira Marley, WofaiFada, Beverly Osu, Pearl Hart and popular Instagram and YouTube comedians like Josh2Funny, BelloKreb, Amadi Man will feature in the match, which will have English FA Cup Winner, John Fashanu & Ace footballer Odion Ighalo in attendance.
Beer barn won the inaugural edition of the Lagos Club Cup in 2019 after beating Quilox in the finals, before they were dethroned by current holders, Czars lounge who won the last edition.
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