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Happy Birthday Genevieve Nnaji: 5 things you should know about her

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Genevieve Nnaji is the Nigerian actress and director who brought Nollywood to a world level, according to BBC world service.

Genevieve Nnaji has worked her way up the ladder of success and now sits comfortably as one of Africa’s biggest and most celebrated actress, having spent decades in the movie industry

At 42 Genevieve Nnaji has won a lot of achievements, national honors and awards.

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To celebrate her 42th birthday, The Daily Page take a look at some of her major achievements and some things you should know about her:

1. Genevieve Nnaji who was born on May 3rd 1979, is a famous Nollywood actress, singer, entrepreneur, television personality, model and a philanthropist.

2. Genevieve Nnaji who is the fourth child in a family of eight children, was born Mbaise, Imo, Nigeria but grew up in Lagos. Her father is an engineer while her mum is a teacher.

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3. Genevieve Nnaji went to Methodist Girls College Yaba, Lagos for secondary school education. Furthering her education, she went to University of Lagos to study creative arts. Also, during her University days, Genevieve Nnaji began auditioning for acting jobs in Nollywood.

4. She joined the Nollywood movie Industry as a child actor. So far, she has starred in more 100 films including Cripples (1987), Most Wanted (1998), Camouflage (1999), Power Of Love (2002), Silent Scandals (2009), Road To Yesterday (2015), Lion Heart Farming (2018) and others.

Her success in the movie industry has earned her fame and a lot of prestigious awards as she Nigerian government honoured her as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic for her contributions to Nollywood.

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5. Genevieve Nnaji who is regarded as one of the most beautiful actresses in the movie industry, has a daughter Theodora.

Her daughter, Theodora Dora who studied Mass Communication at the university, is a makeup artist who works with celebrities.

Dora is the CEO of NAJ Makeup Studio, which is located in Yaba, Lagos. Also, Dora is happily married to Osi Chigozie Ikediwa and they have a son together.

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I worked as tout after I ran away from home – Singer Oxlade

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Nigerian singer Ikuforiji Olaitan Abdulrahman, better known as Oxlade, has revealed that he once worked as a tout after he ran away from home to pursue his music career.

According to him, he sold bus tickets—a job of motor park touts, popularly called “agbero.”

In a recent interview, the music star disclosed that he had to leave home because his lecturer dad didn’t initially support his decision to be a musician.

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He said: “Honestly, he [my dad] was indifferent at first. But my stubbornness and consistency paid off [laughs].

“I ran away from the house at some point in my life to pursue music personally. And I had to do all sorts of stuff to survive. Selling bus tickets and selling foods at parties.”

Stressing that he is from the ‘streets of Surulere’ in Lagos, he avowed that “if you can survive in Surulere, you can survive anywhere.”

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He added that the experience he had in the ghetto helped him make better decisions.

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Actor Itele D Icon shares adorable photos of his daughter as she clocks 1

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Nigerian actor, Itele D Icon has taken to social media to celebrate his daughter’s first birthday, today, April 25th.

The movie star took to his Instagram page and shared adorable photos of his daughter, Ajeromola whom he described as his princess.

Sharing the photos, he wrote, “Time flies so fast! Just a year ago, we were celebrating your birth, now we are all braced up to celebrate your first birthday. In just a year

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AJEROMOLA, a k a IYALAJE OF EGBA LAND😀

You have given us countless reasons to be proud and happy.

May you forever be smiling, laughing, and showering joy everywhere. Happy first birthday to my adorable princess”

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Recall that Itele D Icon welcomed a bouncing baby girl with his girlfriend, Olayiwola Aminat Omowunmi on the 25th of April, 2022.

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Singer Simi celebrates her 35th birthday in style

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Nigerian singer, Simisola Bolatito Kosoko, popularly known as Simi is celebrating her 35th birthday today.

The mother of one took to her Instagram page where she shared adorable photos of herself to mark her birthday.

Taking to her Instagram page, Simi wrote, “35 and fine. Happy birthday to the realest person I know. I type this tipsy as hell and surrounded by my most loved. If God don’t love me most, I don’t know who 💗.”

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