Nollywood A-list actresses Funke Akindele, Genevieve Nnaji and Rita Dominic were all at the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards which took place at the Eko Hotel. All three actresses came out dazzling in their fly dresses, but who would you say is the best dressed? Take a look at the photo below and cast your vote!
Popular Nollywood-Yoruba actress, Funke Akindele-Oloyede is back at it again. This time she's working on a new Yoruba movie titled 'Oro Omo'. This is her next movie following the success of 'The Return of Jenifa' which was released last year.
Check out more of Funke Akindele's behind the scene photos from the shooting of 'Oro Omo' below. More photos coming soon...
Funke Akindele getting her hair done for 'Oro Omo' Yoruba movie.
A scene from 'Oro Omo Yoruba movie by Funke Akindele.
Nollywood news gathered around the web says enchantress Funke Akindele-Oloyede, award winning Nollywood star actress and producer is at it again, doing what she knows how to do best. The beautiful goddess just shot another movie entitled “ORO OMO”.
“ORO OMO” was shot in various locations few weeks back. Also in the film is another adorable and highly talented star actress Toyin Aimakhu. The exclusive pictures from the sets of Oro Omo was provided courtesy Best of Nollywood. __________
The Nigeria Entertainment Awards just concluded their 7th annual NEA Awards for the year, and have announced winners of the NEA Awards 2012. Popular Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and comedian AY both hosted the event in New York on September the 2nd.
Nollywood News: Funke Akindele and AY the comedian both hosted the 2012 NEA Awards
Funke Akindele-Oloyede won an award for Best Actress in the movie 'The Return of Jenifa' (TROJ). The hilarious Yoruba film is about a girl from the village that aspired to make it in the big city. As a reminder, Funke Akindele aka Jenifa, also directed the film.
Check out the list of the NEA Awards 2012 winners below and tell us what you think in the comment box below. (Nollywood News)
NIGERIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS 2012 WINNERS
CATEGORY #1: BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR SUPERSTAR – WizKid
CATEGORY #2: HOTTEST SINGLE OF THE YEAR DAMI DURO- DAVIDO
CATEGORY #3: BEST NEW ACT OF THE YEAR DAVIDO
CATEGORY #4: GOSPEL ARTIST/GROUP OF THE YEAR TIM GODFREY
CATEGORY #5: BEST POP/R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR WIZKID
CATEGORY #6: BEST RAP ACT OF THE YEAR VECTOR
CATEGORY #7: MUSIC PRODUCER OF THE YEAR DON JAZZY
CATEGORY #8: BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST TINIE TEMPAH
CATEGORY #9: BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR NAWTI- OLU MAINTAIN
CATEGORY #10: MOST PROMISING ACT TO WATCH EVA
CATEGORY #11: PAN AFRICAN ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR VIVIAN NDOUR
CATEGORY #12: BEST US BASED ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWON BOYZ
CATEGORY #13: BEST INDIGENOUS ARTIST/GROUP FLAVOUR
CATEGORY #14: BEST ACTOR (FILM) WALE OJO (PHONE SWAP)
CATEGORY #15: BEST ACTRESS (FILM) FUNKE AKINDELE (TROJ)
CATEGORY #16: BEST FILM DIRECTOR KUNLE AFOLAYAN (PHONE SWAP
CATEGORY #17: BEST PICTURE PHONE SWAP
CATEGORY #18: BEST TV SHOW BBA
CATEGORY #19: PAN AFRICAN ACTOR MAJID MICHEL (SOMEWHERE IN AFRICA)
CATEGORY #20: PAN AFRICAN ACTRESS YVONNE OKORO (SINGLE SIX)
CATEGORY #21: WORLD DJ DJ JIMMY JATT (NIGERIA)
CATEGORY #22: BEST COMEDIAN ALIBABA
CATEGORY #23: BEST ENTERTAINMENT PERSONALITY UTI
CATEGORY #24: ENTERTAINMENT PROMOTER FLYTIME (NIGERIA)
CATEGORY #25: MEDIA PERSONALITY TOOLZ (BEAT FM 99.9 LAGOS)
CATEGORY #26: ENTERTAINMENT EXECUTIVE eLDee
CATEGORY #27: BEST COLLABO OF THE YEAR SAUCE KID FT DAVIDO (CAROLINA)
We congratulate the winners of this year's Nigeria Entertainment Awards. However, we'd like to hear your opinion about the annual industry event in the comment box below. ____________
Is Funke Akindele pregnant? That is the latest Nollywood gossip in the Nigeria film industry ever since the popular Yoruba actress stormed the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in New York with her pregnancy showing.
Funke Akindele pregnant
It seems like the positive effect of her honeymoon nights have started yielding good results as you can see in the photo above. The popular Yoruba actress married her heartthrob Kehinde Oloyede in May this year. Many sources confirm that Funke is about 4 months pregnant, but no one knows if it's a boy or girl yet.
Unlike other Nollywood actresses, Funke Akindele-Oloyede is not hiding her natural gift when she stormed the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in New York, USA. She was even spotted and dazzling on the red carpet taking photos with photographers clicking away with passion during the event.
In this photo, the newly weds sealed their matrimonial vows with a kiss.
The Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA) event, which several Nollywood actors and Nigerian entertainers attended, took place this past Sunday September 2nd 2012. Uche Jombo, Susan Peters and other Nollywood icons graced the star-studded event.
Funke Akindele aka Jenifa won BEST ACTRESS (FILM) in category #15 at the just concluded NEA awards with 'The Return of Jenifa' (TROJ) movie.
Additionally, Funke Akindele was recently honored with a Varsity award of recognition by the students of the University of Ibadan this past June. Notable, the popular Nollywood actress showed up at the event with her husband, Kenny Doo Almaroof Oloyede.
At the University of Ibadan event, Funke Akindele speaking about life after her wedding, was quoted to have said; “One has to be responsible now, you have to think for two. Now I can’t just wake up and decide to go to London or anywhere, I have to discuss with someone. I prefer it now thou.”
We wish the Oloyede's a happy married life and many children to solidify their marriage. Congratulations Jenifa kan!
Dear NMN reader, now that you know your favorite Nollywood actress is pregnant (our estimate: 4 months pregnant), do you think or guess it's a boy or a girl? Is Funke Akindele having a boy or a girl?
Popular Nollywood star actress, Funke Akindele is now married to Adeola Kehinde Oloyede. The wedding took place on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at The Haven, in Ikeja, Lagos. Funke Akindele's wedding photos are displayed below for your enjoyment.
In this photo, the newly weds sealed their matrimonial vows with a kiss.
We gathered that many celebrities and dignitaries from various walks of life, including government functionaries and many top movie stars all attended the big wedding. Including Desmond Elliot, Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo, Kayode Opeifa (Lagos State Commissioner for Transport), Halima Abubakar, Chioma Akpotha, Julius Agwu, among others.
The memorable wedding photos of Funke Akindele below:
The lovely couples taking their matrimonial vows.
Mr. and Mrs. Oloyede receiving their blessings.
The couple pose for a group photograph with officiating ministers and parents of the bride
Funke Akindele serves her husband a glass of wine
Funke Akindele shows off her diamond wedding ring
Funke Akindele seen here with a guest making a toast to her marriage.
Halima Abubakar and Grace Amah were both present at Funke's wedding.
Nigeria Movie Network and staff wish Funke Akindele-Oloyede and her husband a happy married life and abundant blessings. May their marriage pave way for other Nolllywood celebs seeking a future partner. Funke Akindele's wedding is of true love. Read more »
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