We have different types of people around us.Those that can add value to people's lives, and those who do not.
Veteran Nollywood actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe has been given a cheque of N3.1 Million by the Lagos state government as compensation following the demolition of his home in Ikorodu. Baba Suwe was one of the Ikorodu residents who were compensated by the state following the demolition of several properties in the state's bid to expand the Igbogbo-Igbe road.
Some popular Nigerian actors are popularly known by certain nicknames but not many people know how these names came about, and that's going to be our focus in this post. In this post, I'm going to share with you 7 Nigerian actors who are famously known by their nicknames and how it came about.
Yoruba actor, Lanre James Omiyinka better known as Baba Ijesha is in the eye of the storm.Why?He was recently arrested by the men of the Lagos State Police Command for defiling a minor for 7 good years.The molestation of the little girl was said to have started when she was only 7, and she is now 14 years.
There are some actors that could not be easily forgotten, when it comes to comic role in Nolywood industry. This was because of the legendary works they have done in the industry. Good examples are Mr. Latin, Baba Suwe, Opebe among many others. Mr Latin has shared a picture from an event to celebrate Opebe 30 years in stage, where he was the Master of Ceremony.
Popular Nigerian actor, Yomi Fabiyi has made some revelations regarding the health condition of his veteran colleague, Babatunde Omidina (popularly known as Baba Suwe). Yomi made the revelation during an interview at the Special Offences Court in Lagos State, where fellow thespian, Omiyinka Olanrewaju (popularly known as Baba Ijesha) was arraigned.
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Comic Actor, Baba Suwe Bounces Back After Illness After a long battle with ill health and recuperating, famous comic actor Babatunde ‘Baba Suwe’ Omidina has made a rebound and he’s back on movie sets. The 62-year-old actor was hired to play a role in Yomi Fabiyi’s latest flick, ‘Oba Shomolu’. Adeboye Condemns Attacks On Ekiti Traditional Rulers The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has condemned the recent attacks by gunmen on monarchs
Years ago, before the advent of the likes of Sanyeri, Okele and other comical actors in the industry, we had notable Nigerian comical actors who had been able to make many laugh during the 80s and the 90s of the Yoruba entertainment history. Although some of the frontrunners in the progression of comical Yoruba movies in Nigeria are dead, many of them are still alive and in this article, we would be talking about a few of these actors who made us laugh in the 80s and 90s with their humorous characters in movies;
Actor Yomi Fabiyi took to his post on IG to pay tribute to Monsurat Omidina popularly known as "Omoladun Kenkelewu" a veteran actress who passed away in 2009. The human right activist shared an old video of the veteran actress. Sharing the Video he prays that the Late Omoladun's soul rest in peace.
PHOTOS: 2 Reasons Why Baba Suwe Should Be Grateful To God For His Life As He Turns 63-Years-Old Today
Yoruba Nollywood industry would not be complete with the iconic name "Baba Suwe" not mentioned especially in the comical part of the industry. In the 80s and 90s, Baba Suwe could be argued to be the top comical actor in the Nollywood industry who is very passionate about his work.
The President of Theatre Arts and Motions Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPPAN Mr Bolaji Amusan, Popularly known as Mr. Latin has got people talking about what Nollywood has done in the past. The recent engagement was borne out of the throwback picture that he posted on Instagram which has Legendary comic actor Babatunde Omidina "Baba Suwe" and another hilarious character, Yomi King, known as Opebe.
Years ago, Popular Yoruba Legend, Babatunde Omidina is also known as Baba Suwe was able to overcome a serious tragedy and tribulations that comes his way with the help of God and wonderful people. As Baba Suwe turns 63-Years-Old today, we would be talking about 4 prominent Nigerians who were very helpful during Baba Suwe's life-threatening disease "chronic diabetes" that almost ended the life of the famous actor;
Yomi Fabiyi is a Yoruba film producer and actor. He is well-known for his roles in Yoruba indigenous films. On May 31st, Yomi Fabiyi was born. Yomi Fabiyi received his primary and secondary education in Shomolu, at Odunlade primary school and Igbobi college, respectively.
Following the viral news about the popular Yoruba comic actor, Baba Ijesha who was accused and arrested for defiling a 14yr old child, his colleagues Yomi Fabiyi took to his Instagram page to to reveal why he kept mum over the viral news after he was called out by his fans for not talking because Baba Ijesha is his colleague.
Adding spice, fun and laughter to movie scenes have a way of taking off stress and worries from Nigerians; and Nigerian comic actors have proven themselves up to the task.Olanrewaju Omiyinka(Baba Ijesha), Babatunde Omidina (Baba Suwe) and Sunday Omobolanle (Papi Luwe) are popular Yoruba veteran comic actors who came into limelight around 1990s to 2000s.
Whenever thoughts of the Nollywood comedians who are Masters in the acts arise, one name readily comes to mind.That name is "Baba Suwe' whose real name is Babatunde Omidina.Born in 1968, and a native of Igbogbo community in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Baba Suwe's journey into limetight began over three decades ago with a weekly television series titled, "Erin Keeke" from which he got his aforementioned iconic stage name.
Babatunde Omidina, the famed Nigerian comedy actor affectionately known as Baba Suwe, has disclosed that he is currently ill and unable to walk as a result of an experience he claims was meted out to him by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency officers. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested the veteran actor in 2011 on suspicion of possessing cocaine-like substances.
I believe that humans are of different kinds and types, there are people who could add value to everyone's life and there are those who just do nothing.
Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly addressed as Baba Suwe has revealed the reason why he's currently unable to walk. According to the reports from Naija News, the popular comic actor said the experience and suffering he received by the personnel of the National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency has made him unwell.
The Yoruba Nollywood Industry seems to be in the state of opinion and counter opinion concerning the issue of Baba Ijesha alleged child defilement case.Actor Yomi Fabiyi release a video where he made it known that he visited the accused actor in police custody and during his discussion with him, the police reveals that the CCTV people are talking about wasn't an evidence of rape, although he demands to check it but was not allowed.