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5 Nollywood Actors Who Changed Their Looks For Movie Roles

Being actress or an actor is like playing pretend for a living. There are times when actors take-up roles that are directly opposite to their personalities. It is not enough to know how to interpret a role or act in a certain way; As an actor, you must be willing to tweak your appearance to properly portray the character you have chosen to play. Several Nollywood stars have tweaked their appearance to suit a given role. Here are some of them: 1. Banky W: For his Role as Anikulapo in Sugar Rush, the actor had

  11 months ago ago
5 Nollywood Actors Who Changed Their Looks For Movie Roles

ENTERTAINMENT

Check Out 1980s Throwback Photo Fela Anikulapo-Kuti And Chinua Achebe Together in the UK

A lot of Nigerians probably know about the Activist and Afro beats Legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, who was a composer, a multi-instrumentalist, an activist and The father of Afro beats in Nigeria.Some people regard him as a very great man and for those who have heard his music when he was still alive, can truly say that this man really was the stuff of legend.

  7 months ago ago
Check Out 1980s Throwback Photo Fela Anikulapo-Kuti And Chinua Achebe Together in the UK

OTHERS-NATURAL-DISASTER

What happened on Fela's burial

It has been years since Fela Anikulapo died but the strange happening surrounding his burial is still remembered. Fela was not an ordinary Nigerian, far from it. Fela means, "One who emanates greatness". When he was aged 35, he rejected his European given surname of Ransome and replaced it with Anikulapo, which means "One who has death in his pouch".  Fela's burial was attended by more than one million people. Fela was called the president of the Fela country. Fela died in 1997 due to complications, which

  1 year ago ago
What happened on Fela's burial

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Years after the sad death of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, See Pictures of his Surviving Children

Fela Anikulapo Kuti does not need any extreme introduction owing to the fact that his fame speaks for him. But for formality purpose, I will briefly talk about a little thing about the Late Legendary Musician before I talk about his Children, Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren that have survived him.  Born as Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, Fela Kuti decided to change his name because of some reasons. He made some alterations as follows; he removed the Ransome in his compound name owing to the fact

  1 year ago ago
Years after the sad death of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, See Pictures of his Surviving Children

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Today makes it 44yrs that FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI'S family house was attacked by the Federal government

Oluwaseun Anikulapo Kuti(Seun Kuti)is the last son of the popular afrobeat musician FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI, Seun is a musician and a singer.Seun kuti has been performing with his father right from childhood.

  9 months ago ago
Today makes it 44yrs that FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI'S family house was attacked by the Federal government

POLITICS

(Opinion) Tale of the “Unknown Soldiers” ; First in Kalakuta and Now in Lekki

The picture above is simply for illustration purpose. Many might not know so much about the phrase “unknown soldier”, it holds different meaning to different people. To some, it’s an album released by Fela Anikulapo Kuti, to others it symbolizes the travails of Anikulapo and the latest scenario is that of lekki massacre. Stay with me as I unveil the story of the unknown soldiers. It was on the 18th of February 1997 when about 1000 soldiers attacked the home of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, which was located in

  1 year ago ago
(Opinion) Tale of the “Unknown Soldiers” ; First in Kalakuta and Now in Lekki

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Remembering Fela Anikulapo Kuti 23 Years After His Death

He was born on Oct 15th 1938 as Olufela Olusegun Oladotun Ransome Kuti to Revered Ransome Kuti who is a Protestant Minister and Olufunmilayo Ransome Kuti Anikulapo which was part of his birth name, can be translated to " the man who carried death in his pouch'' with interpretation " I will be the master of my own destiny and will decide when its time for death to come He started as his school choir leader, before he moved to study music in Trinity college in London in the 1950s, after he told his parents that

  1 year ago ago
Remembering Fela Anikulapo Kuti 23 Years After His Death

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10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Fela Kuti

Fela Ransome Kuti was born in Abeokuta, the 15th day of October 1938 and made waves in the music industry until his death in August 2, 1997. He was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, composer, musician and pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre. In the late 1960s, Fela Kuti changed his name "Ransome" which he taught was a slave name and adopted a middle name "Anikulapo", meaning 'having control over death.' His songs blazed the trail which got him awards and after coming to limelight he became a human rights ac

  1 year ago ago
10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Fela Kuti

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Anikulapo Popularly know as OAP Dotun Lamented on How Ladies Dance for Money on Social Media.

From live concerts to questions and answer sessions, there seems to be no dull moment for the entertainment industry during this period. Since the lockdown, many celebrities have tried to keep their fans and followers locked to their social media pages. These celebrities churn out various content to make their fans entertained. Meanwhile, some celebrities have also used the opportunity to invite women to their Instagram live videos to twerk for a fee. Anikulapo popularly called Dotun, the radioman took to h

  1 year ago ago
Anikulapo Popularly know as OAP Dotun Lamented on How Ladies Dance for Money on Social Media.

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The Truth About fela Anikulapo Death

Popular Afrobeat musician and activist, Dede Mabiaku has revealed a shocking secret about the actual circumstances that led to the death of Afrobeat originator and legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. In a recent interview with an online TV medium (Objectv Media), Dede revealed that contrary to what the public believed was or were the cause(s) of Fela’s death, the late Afrobeat legend was actually poisoned during one of his incarcerations by the Nigerian government. Dede in the interview explained that he was

  1 year ago ago
The Truth About fela Anikulapo Death

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10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Fela Kuti

Fela Ransome Kuti was born in Abeokuta, the 15th day of October 1938 and made waves in the music industry until his death in August 2, 1997. He was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, composer, musician and pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre. In the late 1960s, Fela Kuti changed his name "Ransome" which he taught was a slave name and adopted a middle name "Anikulapo", meaning 'having control over death.' His songs blazed the trail which got him awards and after coming to limelight he became a human rights activist

  1 year ago ago
10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Fela Kuti

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23-Years After The Death Of Fela See What His Grave Looks Like(Photos)

Besides music fela anikulapo kuti will forever be regarded as one of Nigerias musical icon who expressed his view on international and continental matters without fear. During his time,fela was of the opinion that colonialism was the root of the political and socio-economic problems that disturbed the growth and progress of the African people. He was also a vocal supporter of socialism and pan-africanism and was the forefront for a Democratic and united African republic. Fela was born on the 15 of october 1938

  1 year ago ago
23-Years After The Death Of Fela See What His Grave Looks Like(Photos)

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10 thing's you might not know about legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti

There were numerous things that characterized the legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti was in the course of his life. The vast majority of them verge on the renegade soaked in liberal activism and Afrocentric political belief system.  He not just lectured his convictions through his music which is as yet pertinent to Nigeria 21years after his passing, he additionally lived them. His enmity to the terrible administration in Nigeria made him mainstream with an intense voice of dispute to various systems.  Be that as

  1 year ago ago
10 thing's you might not know about legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti

CRIME

Nigerian Police Storm Fela Afrika Shrine, Disrupt The EndSARS Meeting

Nigerian Police Storm Fela Afrika Shrine, Disrupt The EndSARS Meeting. In an attempt to prevent a meeting of #EndSARS, police have broken into the fela shrine and restricted movement in and out of the sanctuary. Seun, one of the sons of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, a teacher of Afrobeats, had previously sent out leaflets announcing a meeting on the lessons of the #EndSARS protests. But the police later wrote to the Anikulapo family, demanding that the meeting not be held at the shrine, a place of relaxation. Seun had

  1 year ago ago
Nigerian Police Storm Fela Afrika Shrine, Disrupt The EndSARS Meeting

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Throwback: "Fela makes love three hours daily" (photos)

A banner headline of the "Lagos Weekend", Friday, April 5, 1991 stated that Fela makes love three hours daily.  See Nigerians Reactions after historyville shared the newsppapers page on internet Emmanuel, "He lived and enjoyed his life to the fullest and I believe he has no regrets for that. RIP Anikulapo" Landlord, "Fela is a Great Man also the voice of the voiceless and he always speak against the government when ever there go wrong,most of the things he said then are happening Now Because we fear to fig

  1 year ago ago
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