|Born||31 December 1976|
Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria
|Occupation||Actor filmmaker director producer|
|Known for||Sunday Dagboru, Alani Pamolekun, Mufu Oloosha oko, Adebayo Aremu Abere|
Odunlade Adekola (born 31 December 1976) is a Nigerian actor, singer, film-maker, producer and director, born and raised in Abeokuta, Ogun State, but from Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State. He gained popularity with his lead role in Ishola Durojaye’s 2003 movie, Asiri Gomina Wa, and has acted in multiple Nollywood movies since then. He is the CEO of Odunlade Adekola Film Production (OAFP).
Early life and education
Odunlade Adekola was born on 31 December 1976 in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. He is, however, a native of Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State. He attended St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta, obtaining the West African School Certificate Examination before he proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where he received a diploma certificate. He proceeded to further his education and in May 2018 he received a degree in Bachelors of Business Administration at the University of Lagos.
Adekola began acting in 1996, the same year he joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts practitioners. He has starred in, scripted, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years. In April 2014, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for best actor of the year. In December 2015, he marked his entrance into the Nigerian music industry. Photographs of Adekola during filming are widely used as internet meme across the Nigerian webosphere.
“Ile Afoju (2019)” The Vendor (2018) Alani pamolekun (2015) Asiri Gomina Wa (2003) Mufu Olosa Oko (2013) Kabi O Osi (2014) Oyenusi (2014) Sunday Dagboru (2010) Monday Omo Adugbo(2010) Emi Nire Kan (2009) Eje Tutu (2015) Ma ko fun E (2014) Gbolahan (2015) Oju Eni Mala (2015) Kurukuru (2015) Olosha (2015) Omo Colonel (2015) Aroba(2015) Oro (2015) Baleku (2015) Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho(2015) Adebayo Aremu Abere’ (2015)Adajo Agba (2015) Oyun Esin(2015) Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo (2015) Samu Alajo(2016) Sunday gboku gboku (2016) Abi eri re fo ni (2016) “Igbesemi” (2016) “Lawonloju” (2016) “Pepeye Meje” (2016) Asiri Ikoko (2016) Pate Pate (2017) Adura (2017) Ere Mi (2017) Okan Oloore (2017) Ota (2017) Owiwi (2017) Agbara Emi (2017) Critical Evidence (2017) Olowori (2017) Iku Lokunrin (2017) Eku Meji (2017) Yeye Alara (2018) as Dongari Agbaje Omo Onile
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A 18-year-old man, Elikor Ehud, has been arrested by men of the Ejigbo police station in Lagos state for allegedly carting away the church’s tithes and offering.
A statement released by the state police command’s spokesperson, Bala Elkana, says on October 1st, one Pastor Moses Nwoke of the Divine Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue, Ejigbo, reported at the Ejigbo Police Station that on August 30th after Church Service, unknown persons broke the wooden Boxes placed on the Altar meant for Tithes and Special Seeds of Faith Offering and stole the money.
After a thorough and painstaking Investigation conducted by the Ejigbo Police Station under the supervision of the Divisional Police Officer, Ehud was arrested on October 15th.
When interrogated, Ehud confessed to stealing the sum of six hundred and seventy thousand naira (#670,000.00) cash from the Church Boxes. He also mentioned one Lucky as his accomplice.
The police says efforts are in place to apprehend the said accomplice. The suspect will be charged to Court.
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The rate at which Nigerians, especially young men are involving themselves in negative attitude this days is highly alarming
Yesterday, a young man was caught stealing a pregnant woman’s panties at University compound.
The yet-to-be identified man who stole panties belonging to a pregnant woman was nabbed october 18, at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai in Niger State.
Though the suspect’s motive of stealing the panties is not yet known. He has already been handed over to security operatives for further investigation
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Despite effort by both Nigeria and South Africa to end Xenophobia in the Southern African country, the Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of one of its members, Ikenna Innocent Otugo.
Mr Sylvester Okonkwo, Acting Chairman of Nigerian Union, South Africa (NUSA) in the Kwazulu Natal Province, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that the deceased was killed at Empangeni, in the province on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
He said that Otugo, 41, and a native of Nimo in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, was allegedly stabbed to death by unknown assailants over a business disagreement.
Okonkwo told NAN on telephone from Empangeni that Otugo had repaired a cellphone for a client in the area. He said that information made available to the union indicated that the female client was not satisfied with the work done by Otugo. Okonkwo said that the client brought some men who allegedly stabbed the victim.
He said, “Otugo died on the way to the hospital following the stabbing. We have reported the incident to the police and national secretariat of our union, NUSA.
“His (Otugo’s) body is now in the mortuary awaiting autopsy.” The acting chairman said that the victim is survived by a nine-year-old son. Contacted, Mr Adetola Olubajo, President of NUSA, said that the national secretariat had been informed about the incident.
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