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Why I Ignored Tinubu’s Comments About Me – Funke Akindele

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Why I Ignored Tinubu's Comments About Me - Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele, the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos, Olajide Adediran has revealed why she ignored the criticisms made on her person by Bola Ahmed Tinubu,  the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The movie producer disclosed this during her party’s ongoing grassroots engagement with residents of Eleko community in Ibeju-Lekki axis of the state.

READ ALSO: Why I Chose Funke Akindele As My Running Mate – Adediran

“We want to secure the future of our children and it starts now.

“They said so many things, when I wanted to come but I did not answer them because  the state will be better if we get into office.”

 The 45-year-old said she joined politics and subsequently made herself available for the governorship race in order to help save Lagos from “bad governance.”

She noted that “nobody is happy with what is happening in Lagos State at the moment. If the people fail to find solutions to it, things will soon go very bad.

READ ALSO: Popular Gospel Singer Sammie Okposo Is Dead

“This is why I joined the governorship candidate of the PDP in the state,  so we can repair the state,” she added.

 

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How My Mother Lost Two Husbands Before She Turned 37 – Onyeka Onwenu

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By John Michael Ojo
Veteran Nollywood actress and songstress, Onyeka Onwenu has revealed how her late mother lost her husbands at the early stage of her life.

Onwenu who lost her mother, Hope Onwenu 11 years ago at the age of 92-years said before her late mother met her father at the age of 37, she had already lost two men she had earlier married.

Onyeka Onwenu who stated this in a chat with a news outlet, described her late mother as a strong, powerful and incredible woman.

She wrote:

“My mother, by aged 37, had lost two husbands. The first husband died just a year after the marriage.”

READ ALSO: VIDEO: At 70, Singer Onyeka Onwenu Recounts Early Life, Divorce

Furthermore, the singer who is also the mother of two said:

“My mother had my elder sister just 8 days after her husband died. And the family took the child away from her because she refused to marry her late husband’s younger brother. So, she could not have access to her daughter for many years”

“After some years, she was also married to one of the wealthiest men in town but at the end of the day, she lost him without inheriting anything. This woman never gave up as she married again to my father who was a self-made man and just when she would relax and have a good life he was involved in a motor accident and died.”

Having lost her father, Dickson Kanu Onwenu, at a tender age, the female song writer said she grew up seeing her widowed mother catering to her five children, and this is why she always gets involved and emotional when it comes to helping widows.

 

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What Sammie Okposo Told Me About His Wife – Singer Sonnie Badu

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Sonnie Badu, a popular Nigerian gospel singer and an associate of Sammie Okposo has taken to social media to share some of the things the late singer

By John Michael Ojo
Sonnie Badu, a popular Ghanaian gospel singer and an associate of Sammie Okposo has taken to social media to share some of the things the late singer told him before his sudden death on Friday 25 November, 2022.

Sonnie Badu who stated this while sharing a picture of the late singer and his wife, Ozzy Okposo thanked her for being her husband’s shock absorber during his moments of trials.

READ ALSO: How My Wedding Almost Got Ruined – Rita Dominic

He wrote: “I just want to say thank you to Mrs. Okposo. You are a good woman. You stood behind your husband until the end. He said so many good things about you in his challenging moments.

“Thank you, thank you, thank you for covering him when he needed it .. Rest well #LandLord. RipSammieOkposo.”

 

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How My Wedding Almost Got Ruined – Rita Dominic

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By John Michael Ojo
Recently wedded Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic has expressed how the visa ban placed on Nigerians by the government of the United Arab Emirates, almost shattered her dream of having her desired white wedding which eventually took place in London on Saturday.

The actress stated this in a post she shared on her Instagram account, to thank her colleagues and others who made her wedding a memorable event.

Rita Dominic who has now included her husband’s surname, Anosike   in her bio on Instagram,  specifically mentioned her dress designer for going the extra mile  to make her wedding dress even though they were far apart.

The actress said, “Thank God for a beautiful weekend full of love and joy. Thank you to #michael5inco for making my dream wedding gown. It was lot of hard work and patience since we were in two different countries.

READ ALSO: At 45, Rita Dominic Reveals Why She’s Yet To Marry

“The UAE ban almost ruined it all but designer Michael Nardi who you see in this video came to the rescue by going above and beyond to make the necessary alterations and final fittings. So huge hugs to both.

“Thank you to my dream team who worked hard to get me looking good in this gown. Love you all from the bottom of my heart.”

 

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