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How I started comedy - Taaooma

Taaooma whose real name as Apaokagi Adedoyin Maryam is a popular Nigeria internet sensational comedian, content creator from Kwara State.

Taaooma was born and raised in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, were she had her early education.

She obtained a Bachelors degree in Tourism and Travel Services Management at Kwara State University.

Taaooma is known for her comedy style of making jest of typical Nigerian mothers. She emphasizes on the unique manner African mothers respond to the actions of their children.

She came through with her first skit in 2016 and came to limelight with the comedy video “When Your mom drives you to school”.

Ever since she came to prominence, she had been a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry with every skit releases.

Her mother is Mrs. Aishat Apaokagi. Taaooma had her basic education in Kwara state before she moved to Abuja. She finished her secondary school at Concordia College in Namibia. Taaooma is a graduate of Kwara State University, where she obtained a Bachelors’s degree in Tourism and Travel Services Management. She is currently at her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) level

Taaooma Career

Taaooma started acting comedies since 2015. She usually mimics the regular African mother in her comedy skits, emphasizing hilariously, the approach African mothers respond to the actions of their children. According to Taaooma in an interview, she revealed that her boyfriend helped her to harness her talent and encouraged her to start making comedy skits. She didn’t have any intention of doing comedy until she met Abula, her boyfriend, who is a music video director.

Taaooma and her boyfriend, Abula own a production company called The Greenade Company. She describes it as a full time video production company and she also has plans to make movies in coming years.

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Her video ideas come from everyday life experiences with an African mother and child. She won the “Best Online Comedian of the year” award at the Gage awards, 2019.

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