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Tosyn Bucknor Biography, Age, Profile, History, and Family

Actual Name: Oluwatosin Bucknor

Nick Name: Tosyn Bucknor

Date of Birth: 15 August 1981

Date of Death: 19 November 2018

19 November 2018

Spouse: Aurélien Boyer

Aurélien Boyer

Siblings: Funke Bucknor

Parents: Segun Bucknor

Segun Bucknor

Movies: Dazzling Mirage

Dazzling Mirage

Brief History

Oluwatosin Bucknor also known as Tosyn Bucknor was a Nigerian OAP, Writer, and actress.

She was born to the family of Mr. Segun Bucknor and Mrs. Sola Bucknor. Her parent had her and her sister Funke Bucknor, who is the CEO of Zapphaire Events.

Education

Tosyn Bucknor was schooled at Fountain Nursery and Primary School in Lagos. She attended Queens’ College, Yaba before going to the University of Lagos for her tertiary education where she got her degree in Law and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.

Tosyn served at Port Harcourt during her National Youth Service Corps days.

Radio 

Bucknor started her radio with Tee-A on Eko 89.7fm after which she interned at Cool 96.9fm where she hosted the Fun Hour Show on Saturdays.

after her  youth service in 2009, she started hosting a morning show at Top Radio 90.9f m. She was the only female radio host handling the morning belt by herself at that time.

Television

Bucknor hosted ‘Tosyns Buzz Live’ on Pulse TV every Friday.

Her television and acting credits include:

  • A judge on Boost Freestyle Reality Show Season 2
  • Mentor on Project Fame West Africa Season 2
  • Mentor on Project Fame West Africa Season 5
  • Co-host 3Live Chicks (a TV and YouTube show)
  • Television Correspondent for EbonyLife Television
  • Guest judge on Naija Sings Season 1
  • Guest judge on Project Fame West Africa Season 5
  • And many more others

Writing credits

Bucknor contributed to several websites, including her own blogs, and wrote for television.

Her writing credits include (but not limited to):

  • Series writer, ‘5ve’ television series,  ‘Apprentice Africa’, ‘Xtraconnect Gameshow’
  • Columnist for the Guardian on Sundays for the column, ‘Strictly for the Young’
  • Columnist for Wedding Planner Magazine,
  • Columnist for Exquisite Magazine
  • Series writer and Content Producer, ‘Nigeria’s Got Talent’ Season 1
  • Series contributor, “My Mum and I”
  • Series contributor, “Citi Sistas”
  • Series contributor, “About to Wed”
  • Writer Amstel Malta Box Office (seasons 2 to 5) and Voice Over narrator for Season 5
  • Website writer for Gulder Ultimate Search Season 3

Music

Bucknor was a singer-songwriter with one album (‘Pop Rock Soul and Jara’) out.

Two of her songs have been used as soundtracks for the short film. “Ireti” and she hoped more will be used for television and movies, and also used by other artists.

Bucknor wrote, sang, recorded and performed music as CON.tra.diction.

As a recording artist and singer-songwriter, she worked with artists like Skales, Rooftop MCs and Eva, as well as producers like Sess, Tintin, Coldflames, Dj Klem, Knighthouse, Micworx and Cobhams.

Tosyn also ran ONE MIC NAIJA with two partners. One Mic Naija is a concert dedicated to getting new and established acts on the same stage.

Recognitions and awards

  • Winner, Best of Nollywood Awards, Radio Host of the Year
  • Winner, Tweet Rave Awards, Most Innovative Tweets
  • Winner, Jeans 4 Genes II, Best charity/cause-related event at Nigerian Events Award
  • Winner, Nigerian Broadcasters Awards: Most Popular Radio Presenter
  • As CON.tra.diction, Tosyn was nominated at the NMVA Awards 2010 in the Best Rock Video category
  • Tosyn was inducted into the Humanitarian Hall of Fame by Charity Lounge, Lagos for her ‘Act of Kindness’ 2012
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Genevieve Nnaji Biography, Age, Profile, History, and Family

Name: Genevieve Nnaji

Date of Birth: 3 May 1979 (age 39)

Kin: Ebuka Nnaji and Stephen Nnaji

ParentsTheophilus Nnaji and Benedicte Nnnaji

Date of Birth: 3 May 1979 (age 39)

Brief History

Genevieve Nnaji was conceived in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. She experienced childhood in Lagos state in the western part of  Nigeria, she is the fourth out of eight children of her parent.

Her dad is an engineer whereas her mom is a primary school teacher.

Education

She was schooled at Methodist ladies faculty at Yaba, Lagos, before going into the University of Lagos wherever she graduated with a degree in performing arts.

Acting Career

The Nollywood veteran actress began her acting profession as a child actor in the famous TV soap opera Ripples at the age of eight. She was introduced into the growing Nigerian movie industry in 1998 with when she was just 19 years old with the movie “Most Wanted”.

She has featured in more than 80 Nollywood films including Last Party, Mark of the Beast and Ijele. In 2010 she featured in the award-winning film Ijé: The Journey.

Nnaji is among the highest paid actresses in Nollywood as of 2019. Due to her contributions to the Nigerian film industry, she became she became the first Nollywood actress to be awarded Best Actress at the 2001 City Peoples Awards, In 2009 also, she was referenced as the Julia Roberts of Africa by Oprah Winfrey.

Music Carrier

She released her debut album title “Line “In 2004, she was signed sign to Ghanaian record label EKB Records. Her debut album One Logologo Line was a mix of R&B and Hip-Hop

Modeling Carrier

Nnaji has highlighted in numerous ads various which incorporate Pronto drink and Omo detergent in 2004 she turned into the “Face of Lux” in Nigeria in a well-paying arrangement. In 2008 Genevieve launched her clothing line, “St. Genevieve” that donates its return to charity.

Awards

Nnaji has was many awards, including the Best Actress of the year award at the 2001 City People Awards and the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2005 edition Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Movie West Africa at the 2016 edition of Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, Best Actress TV Series at the 2010 edition of Nigeria Entertainment Awards and so many others awards.

Nnaji has won  numerous awards, including the Best Actress of the year grant at the 2001 City People Awards and the Best Actress in a Leading Role grant at the 2005 release Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Movie West Africa at the 2016 version of Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, Best Actress TV Series at the 2010 release of Nigeria Entertainment Awards thus numerous others.

Filmography

  • Most Wanted (1998)

    Disguise (1999)

    Love Boat (2001)

    Sharon Stone (2002)

    Keeping Faith: Is That Love? (2003)

    Basic Decision (2004)

    Amusements Women Play (2005)

    30 Days (2006)

    Incomplete business (2007)

    Stream of Tears (2008)

    Quiet Scandals (2009)

    Tango with me (2010)

    Sacrosanct Lies (2011)

    End of the week Getaway (2012)

    Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)

    Street to Yesterday (2015)

    Lion Heart (2018)

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Kunle Afolayan Biography, Age, Net-Worth, Profile, History, and Family

Actual NAME:             Kunle Afolayan

DATE OF BIRTH:    30 September 1974 (age 43) in Ebute Metta, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

OCCUPATION:     Movie Producer, Director, And Actor
MARITAL STATUS  Married

SPOUSE: Tolu Afolayan

PARENTS: Adeyemi Josiah Afolayan (Ade Love – father)

SIBLINGS: Gabriel Afolayan, Moji Afolayan, Aremu Afolayan

CHILDREN: Diekoloreoluwa David Afolayan, Darimisire Afolayan

CARRIER: 

Kunle Afolayan is a Nigerian Filmmaker and movie director. He can be said to one of Nigeria’s most dedicated and fruitful filmmakers. A significant number of his movie are among Nigerian best 20 most noteworthy earning Nigerian films ever.

Since 2005 he has been dynamic in the Nigerian film industry. He has made a couple to incredible films including The Figurine: Araromire which was in the Yoruba and English vernaculars and Phone Swap which featured Wale Ojo, Joke Silva, Nse Ikpe Etim, and Chika Okpala. The figurine won five noteworthy awards at the African film academy and experienced giant accomplishment in the Nigerian film theaters

EARLY LIFE AND CAREER

Kunle Afolayan is of Igbomina-Yoruba fall, from Kwara State He is the offspring of the famous theater and movie director Ade Love. He is a graduates of Economics. He has worked in a bank while doing some nice acting, before moving into full-time filmmaking and taking a course at the New York Film Academy.

NET WORTH: He is worth about $ 700,000

CONTROVERSY

Far in 2015, on the sixth of April specifically, Afolayan posted a tweet which surmised that Igbos were the greater part amass behind copyright infringement in Nigeria. The response from fans incited an announcement of disappointment from Afolayan and a clarification that he was stressed over the robbery of his movies, and most especially perils on the potential entry of unlicensed copies of October 1, his latest film at the time Shortly after his change, appropriated copies of October 1 hit the market on 13 April 2015.

 

 

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Daddy Freeze Biography, Age, Net-Worth, Profile, History, and Family

Actual NAME:  Ifedayo Olarinde,

Nickname:  Daddy Freeze.

STATE OF ORIGIN: Daddy Freeze is from Osun State, however, his mother, Smaranda Olarinde hails from Romania, Transylvania to be exact.

Family: Daddy Freeze was once hitched to Opeyemi Olarinde, however, the marriage slammed, yet they went their different ways, she had two children for him. By and by, at the time of writing this post,  is engaged to the founder and CEO of Dietachi Foods Nig. Ltd, Benedicta Elechi.

Education: He attended International School, Ibadan, and later went to the University of Ibadan (U.I) where he got his degree in human science.

NET WORTH: Daddy Freeze total assets as of now is evaluated to $220,000.

Nigerian questionable OAP AKA Daddy freeze is one that has been causing a great deal of hubbub among ministers of God in Nigeria. A few Nigerians consider it to be real while others consider it to be impiety. He has discussed a few Pastors in Nigeria, for example, Bishop David Oyedepo, Pastor E.A Adeboye, T.B Joshua, and Pastor Chris Oyakhilome among others.

Carrier Life:
He began the broadcasting business for more than 20 years now, First in Romania in the year 1996 and ran with a cousin of his to the telecom station where was advantaged to have a child’s program (went on for 3 months) which gave him the full motivation to proceed in the broadcasting business that when he returned to Nigeria, he instantly tried out for work at B.C.O.S situated at Ibadan which was effective. He worked with on the grounds that for a long time. In the Year 2001, he began working with Cool FM (instantly he cleared out the University), and his situation there was Broadcasting and was additionally the production officer.

AWARD WON BY DADDY FREEZE

Freeze was the principal Nigerian to win the Nickelodeon Kids choice award in the year 2014 as the ‘favorite Nigerian on-air personality’ which held at Los Angeles.

 

 

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Falz Biography, Age, Net-Worth, Profile, History, and Family

ACTUAL NAME: Folarin Falana

Nickname: Falz The Bahd Guy

DATE OF BIRTH: October 27, 1990 (age 27)

STATE OF ORIGIN: Lagos State.

Music Genres: Afropop and African hip hop

Occupation: Singer, rapper, actor, and TV presenter

FAMILY

Folarin happens to be the son to Nigerian human right activist, Femi Falana, his mom Funmi Falana is additionally a legal advisor, to put it plainly, every one of them in their home is attorneys. Give me a chance to see who need to sue them and go scot free.

EDUCATION

Falz was an understudy of st. Leo Catholic school where he completed his elementary school education which is situated in Ikeja and his secondary school education at Olashore International School, in Osun state. He additionally furthers his tertiary education at the  University of Reading where he  got his law degree from the

MUSIC CAREER JOURNEY

Falz music profession did not simply begin by him developing old and blasting into a studio to discharge some music that we like today, it was an ability that was developed after some time.

Everything began while he was in his secondary school where himself and his companions framed a music group called ‘THE SCHOOL BOYS’. At the point when individuals truly became more acquainted with Falz was the point at which he released the song ‘Wed me’ which shot him into the spotlight, in that melody, he featured both Poe and Yemi Alade which got him a selection for the Best Collaboration of the year at the Nigeria Entertainment Award in the year 2015.

In May 2018, Falz released the music video titled ‘This Is Nigeria’ which was inspired by Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’. It featured the issues of Nigerians including corruption and bribery.

Studio Albums: Wazup Guy (2014), Stories That Touch (2015), 27 (2017)

EP: Chemistry (With Simi) – 2016

AWARDS WON IN THE PAST

The vast majority of his awards were won in the year 2016, they are;

– City People Entertainment Award: His Album, ‘Stories That Touch’ won album of the year.
– 9th Nigeria Music Video Award: His song ‘Karashika’ won the Best Afro Hip-Hop Video
– BET Award: Viewer’s choice best new international act
– African Magic Viewers Award: He won the ‘Best Actor in a Comedy Movie/series’ for Jennifer’s diary and for best-supporting actor.

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Wofai Fada Biography, Age, Net-Worth, Profile, History, and Family

Real Name:  Wofai Ewa

DATE OF BIRTH: May 11th

BRIEF HISTORY

Wofai Ewa, AKA Wofai Fada, is a 26-year-old Nigerian MC, TV moderator, performer, and comedienne situated in Nigeria. She is known for her amusing plays on Instagram and has over 500k followers.

She was born in Cross Rivers State, Nigeria

EDUCATION: Wofai studies Theatre & Media Studies at the University of Calabar.

CARRIER: According to Wofai, she was making plays for the sake of entertainment when she began in 2014. Much to her dismay that it would really benefit her.

Her first hosting gig was at the MTN Lovers Ball in 2015. Ugandan artiste Eddy Kenzo was as of late in Nigeria and met Wofai. He thought her how to move Sitya Loss.

Apart from coming out with her comedy show, Wofai plans on producing her own movie as well.

When she was asked her what advice she would give to people that want to make skits, she said: “When you want to start making skits, you have to be very innovative. Twyse is very creative. That is why I appreciate his skits. Klinton Cod is good as well.”

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DJ Cuppy Biography, Age, Profile, Net Worth & Life History

ACTUAL  NAME: Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola

DATE OF BIRTH: DJ Cuppy was born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1992

BRIEF HISTORY:  DJ Cuppy is a Nigerian disc jockey and producer, She happens to be the daughter of famous Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola.

EDUCATION: DJ Cuppy has a degree in Business and Economics from King’s College London whom she moved on from in July 2014. In 2015, from New York University, she obtained a masters degree in Music Business. She did her GCSE’s and A-Levels in London in the wake of living in Ilupeju for a long time, at that point Ikeja.

MARITAL STATUS: Single

DJ CAREER: In 2014 Cuppy was the  DJ at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Durban.  She then played at the Tatler and Christie’s Art Ball in London, and at the Financial Times Luxury Summit in Mexico City.

In July 2014, she released House of Cuppy as her first assemblage blend in London and Lagos, before launching it in New York on September 2, 2014. That equivalent year, Cuppy additionally launched the London-based music the board and substance creation business, Red Velvet Music Group.

In January 2015, Cuppy was incorporated on the front of the Guardian Life magazine. The cover lauded another time of African women. In March 2015, Cuppy was named the official DJ for the 2015 Oil Barons Charity in Dubai and transformed into the fundamental African act to perform at the event. She was incorporated into the 2015 April/May issue of Forbes Woman Africa.

In August 2015, Cuppy set off on her originally DJ visit to 8 urban areas in Africa, titled “Cuppy Takes Africa”. She visited Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and South Africa. The “Cuppy Takes Africa” visit included exhibitions, real craftsman joint efforts, and magnanimous commitment upheld by GTB Bank and the Dangote Foundation. Later that year, she interned at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.

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Cuppy produced two songs, “Vibe” and “The way I am”, which showed up on the “Afrobeats” EP by Young Paris which was released on March 24, 2017

On October 13, 2017, she released “Green Light”, her first official single. The tune highlights visitor vocals from Nigerian artist and producer Tekno.

On March 30, 2018, she released another song  “Vybe”, her second official single. The melody featuring Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie.

Ambassadorship: DJ Cuppy was appointed by Nigeria’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation (Edem Duke) In April 2014 as the tourism ambassador.

On March 20, 2018, DJ Cuppy was declared as an Official DJ Ambassador for Pepsi.  She showed up in Pepsi’s “#NaijaAllTheWay” elite player business in front of the 2018 World Cup.

On June 5, 2018, DJ Cuppy was declared as a Global Citizen Education Ambassador.

 

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Bishop David Oyedepo Biography, Age, Children, Net worth & Life History

FULL NAME: BISHOP (DR) DAVID Olaniyi. OYEDEPO

AGE: Bishop David Oyedepo was born on the 27th of September, 1954.

STATE OF ORIGIN:  Kwara State

EDUCATION: He had his degree in Architecture from Kwara State Polytechnic which he utilized for only a brief timeframe working with the Federal Ministry of Housing likewise in Kwara (Ilorin).

He additionally has a doctorate certificate from the University of Honolulu, Hawaii.

NET-WORTH: Forbes asserted that he was worth $150 million, however, he differs evidently, revealing to them he was worth more than $150 million.

 

BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO’S FAMILY

WIFE: Bishop David Oyedepo is married to Pastor Faith Oyedepo

CHILDREN: Bishop David Oyedepo and his wife are blessed with four children, they are; David Jnr., Joys, Love, and Isaac Oyedepo.

Noticeable INVESTMENTS

  • – COVENANT UNIVERSITY: Located at Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.
  • – LANDMARK UNIVERSITY: Located in the place where he grew up, Omu-Aran in Kwara State. The college is known significantly for its horticultural practices
  • – SECONDARY SCHOOLS: Faith Academy, C.U.S.S, etc.

 

 ABOUT HIS MINISTRY

Bishop David Oyedepo gave his life to Christ at a very young age (15 years Old) in the year 1969. He wasn’t raised fully by his parents though, he was raised by his grandmother, she taught him everything that he is putting to work now. There was a time he said it jokingly that if his grand mum was alive, that he would buy her an aircraft, whether she will use it or not.

ABOUT HIS MINISTRY

Bishop David Oyedepo gave his life to Christ at an extremely youthful age (15 years of age) in the year 1969. He wasn’t raised completely by his folks, however, he was raised by his grandma. According to him, she taught him everything that he is putting to work now.

Bishop in an 18 hours encounter with God in 1981, received the mandate of the church from God which is to preach the word of faith to liberate the world from the oppression of the devil.

Living Faith Church began initially in Kaduna state, before God moved him to the town, Ota in Ogun state to proceed with the work. 

 

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Favour Iwueze Biography, Age, Profile & Life History

ACTUAL NAME:  Favor IWUEZE

AGE: She is  27 Years Old, Favour was born on the 25th of August, 1991.

STATE OF ORIGIN:  Imo State, Owerri

EDUCATION: She had both her primary and secondary school education in Imo state before her parents moved to Lagos. She got admission into the Nigerian renowned university Nnamdi Azikiwe University where she studied Computer Science and finished with a second class upper (2:1).

MARITAL STATUS: Married

HER MUSIC CAREER:  Favour and her siblings started singing at a young age, they formed a musical group for their family which was called destined kids, which became a hit due to the very popular song JOY JOY JOY.

She  “God benevolence association”. Under the record name, she has discharged a few tunes, some of which are; Muna Chin, Glory to my Jesus, Amazing Love.

She is currently signed into a God mercy connection and has released some songs, some of which are; Muna Chin, Glory to my Jesus, Amazing Love.

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