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Richard Mofe Damijo Emerges Richest Nollywood Actor For 2015

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It is no gainsaying that in
most Nollywood movies that we watch these days, almost all Nollywood actors play the role of rich and wealthy men, but only few of us bother to ask if they are really rich and wealthy in real life situation.
Most Nollywood actors have been able to make it really big in life through acting and there has been questions pertaining to who the richest and highest paid Nollywood actor or actors are in Nigeria movies industry.
Vividly enumerated below are the top ten (10) richest and highest paid Nollywood actors in Nigeria 2015. A recent post in the social media declared Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) as the first among the list of top ten richest actors in Nollywood for 2015.
Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD)
Popularly called RMD by fans has been there right from the day one of the Nollywood actor could be addressed with him as a veteran Nollywood actor who has contributed a lot to Nollywood progress.
A former journalist and publisher, RMD has acted alongside Stella Damasus and they use to play the role of husband and wife. A former commissioner in Delta State, RMD won the African movie Academy Award (AMAA) for best actor in a leading role in 2005.
Jim Iyke
Jim Iyke needs no introduction in the Nigerian movie clan. He is often called Nollywood “bad boy” due to his bad boy roles and hot temper in movies. He occupies the number two positions in the list according to the report.
Nkem Owoh (Osuofia)
Nkem Owoh popularly called “Osuofia” is an actor and singer who made himself popular after he exhaustively displayed his acting talent in the movie titled ‘Ukwa’. He was also featured in a movie called “Osuofia” in London and it was a comedy like drama he got his name Osuofia from the hilarious movie.
Cheinedu Ikedieze (Aki)
Best known for playing along side his movie twin brother Osita Iheme (paw-paw). The Imo State born actor rose to fame through a movie titled “Aki na Ukwa” in 2011. He was honoured as a member of the order of the Federal Republic (MFR). He and Osita are among the very best in the industry when it comes to entertaining viewers with mischief.
He is one of the top ten richest Nollywood actors whose network is estimated to be over $1.6 million.
Osita Iheme (Paw-Paw)
Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedieze are brothers when it comes to Nollywood movies. They started their acting career at the same time. They feel more comfortable when they act together in a movie. He has received many awards and special recognition and honours as member of the order of the Niger (MON). he is said to be worth $1.5 million.
Ramsey Nouah
Nollywood’s “Lover boy” and “Silent Night” lead actor Is a house hold name and needs no introduction in the movie dom. His exploits in Nigeria’s make believe industry is legendary and he is among the list of highest paid and richest actors in Nollywood 2015.
Desmond Elliot
Desmond Eliot is an actor, producer and director as well as a politician who has succeeded in inking his name in the list of richest Nollywood actors in 2015. He has also contributed immense to the growth of Nollywood having featured in over 200 movies.
Nonso Diobu
He is one of the handsome actors in Nollywood who has featured in several movies in the industry and was once an MTN and Glo Ambassador. He is said to be worth about $1.0 million.
Mike Ezuruonye
Mike is another handsome dude in Nollywood and has featured in many hit movies most of which he plays lead roles. He is among the richest in the industry. He is also an airtel  ambassador.
John Okafor
John Okafor often called Mr Ibu is a Nollywood actor and comedian. He is considered to be Nigeria’s most talented comic characters. His honorary acting is often characterized by stupidity, hilarious imbecility and a sharp disconnection from reality.
He is currently excelling right now and has been endorsed lately by different Nigerian brands including God is God Road Transport Company, Naira BET and GOTV Company as well as Etisalat a  telecommunication giant. He has featured in not less than 100 Nollywood movies.
Source: Nigeria Trend

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Stephanie Linus, First Black Recipient Of Lennox K. Black Prize

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Nollywood actress and filmmaker Stephanie Linus has made history as the first black recipient of the Lennox K. Black Prize For Excellence in Medicine.

The Lennox K. Black International Prize for Excellence in Medicine is a prestigious accolade awarded by Thomas Jefferson University, recognising outstanding individuals.

The actress was honoured with the Lennox K. Black International Prize for Excellence in Medicine by Thomas Jefferson University in America in recognition of her outstanding contributions to social activism and impact through her work.

This remarkable achievement, they said, highlights her dedication to societal well-being and marks her as the first Black recipient of this distinguished award.

The Tide Entertainment reports that the Lennox K. Black International Prize for Excellence in Medicine is a prestigious accolade awarded by Thomas Jefferson University, recognising individuals who have made significant contributions to the medical field, promoting scientific discovery and advancements.

Named after Lennox K. Black, a Canadian manufacturing executive known for his philanthropic efforts and service on various boards, including Thomas Jefferson University, the prize celebrates excellence in medical innovation and global contribution to health and medicine.

The actress is renowned for her activism and impactful work in areas concerning women’s health and rights, including her efforts to combat issues like fistula and gender-based violence.

According to  the award organisers she has been instrumental in bringing about social change through her films and campaigns. They added that her work extends beyond borders, affecting lives and policies internationally, embodying the spirit of the Lennox K. Black International Prize.

On receiving the award, Stephanie expressed her gratitude and reaffirmed her commitment to using her platform for social good.

“This recognition goes beyond me; it is for all the women and girls fighting for a healthier, safer world. It amplifies our message and our work. It strengthens my resolve to continue advocating for gender equality, social justice, and improved maternal and reproductive health in Africa,” she said

Susan Aldunge, Interim President of Thomas Jefferson University, admired the actress, saying, ‘‘Your ability to educate while humbly addressing the cultural obstacles impeding progress for young women is commendable. Your intelligent, personal take on the necessary human rights changes has deeply impacted all lucky to encounter you. Congratulations once more on this well-deserved award and the acknowledgement of your efforts.’”

Ms Aldunge further said  that Thomas Jefferson University, a leader in medical education and research, hosts the award to underscore its mission of improving lives through innovation in health care.

‘‘The university is proud to honour Stephanie Linus, whose work aligns with Jefferson’s values of creativity, collaboration, and compassion in pursuing excellence in medicine and beyond.

“Awarding the Lennox K. Black International Prize to Stephanie Linus celebrates her achievements and signals a broader recognition of the importance of social activism in medicine and health,” she added.

“Her pioneering efforts continue to inspire and effect change, paving the way for a healthier, more equitable world’’.

Stephanie, who was named Chairperson of the Nigerian Official Selection Committee (NOSC) for the Best International Feature Film (IFF) category of the Oscars in August 2023, is best known for her 2015 advocacy movie ‘Dry’, which tells the story of a 13-year-old girl whose parents marry her off to a 60-year-old man, with devastating consequences.

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‘I’ll Continue To Ask For My Balance’ – Phyna reacts.

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Winner of Big Brother Naija ( BBNaija) Season 7, Josephina Ijeoma Otabor, popularly known as Phyna, has responded to the recent revelation by Ilebaye, the Season 8 winner, that she received her prize money in full.

Ilebaye’s revelation came just after Phyna had publicly called out the organizers for withholding some of her prizes.

Phyna, who revealed this to Newsmen  insinuated that Ilebaye broke the gender code by announcing that she got her full prize money.

She also stressed that she would continue to demand for her balance, stating that she worked hard for the money during the show’s 72-day duration.

Phyna said then girls take a chill pill. I’m happy you all got your money in full according to you, seems I’m being cheated on then. Women supporting women in the mud.

“I believe I should at least get what I worked so hard for 72 days. You all suddenly remembered your alert screenshots and IG Live………… Common……one among others is 1BTC which is over 80m in today’s market.

“To those who got their money in full
I’m happy for you. As a poor man’s child,  let me ask for my money and other items remaining.,” She added.

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Monarch Pledges Good Governance,  Team Spirit To His People

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The Eze  Ogba Iji-nu -Ede, HRH. Eze Barr.(Dr) Temple N Ejekwu, Nye Need Eli Rumuogba Kingdom has reassured his people of good governance and team spirit with a target to always bringing meaningful development to the community.
This was contained in a statement by his Media Team and made available to The Tide Entertainment recently,  after he celebrated his birthday.
The birthday celebration which was said to be exciting and fun too, had attendees enjoyed themselves, as the popular “My  Wife Say”  Band by Richman Oparanma was on ground to entertain the mammoth crowd to the fullest.
The statement said Eze Ogba was much appreciative of his audience who defiled the economic quagmire and graced the occasion even without proper invitation.
According to the statement, such was a prove to the fact that Eze Ejekwu was truly a man of the people.
“The mammoth crowd at the palace of the Eze Ogba was a litmus test to the fact that Temple is a man of the people. No invitation cards sent, but the crowd was over overwhelming”, it stated.
The statement which also elugised all Government recognized Traditional rulers and other Community leaders, who attended the event, assured them of the Eze Ogba’s promise to always do that which will make them proud at all times irrespective of the time or season.
The Media Team via the statement also thumbed up for the management of the Okporo Community Secondary School , especially the Leadership of The Eze BARR Dr Temple N Ejekwu JP ‘ s (House Purple House) which came top at its recently concluded Inter-House Sports Competition.
It noted with joy that the presentation made to the Eze on the said day will remain permanent in the annals of history.
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