Checkmate is a Nigerian television serial that ran from Thursday, April 4, 1991 to 1994. It was created by ace movie producer, late Amaka Igwe and sponsored by Lever Brothers Nigeria. Late Amaka Igwe Checkmate was a Soap Opera that held Nigerian Television audience spellbound for the duration it ran on Television. People practically ran home every night just to watch the series. When you see people peeping through their neighbor’s window at night when there is no electricity during that period, just know they
Isabella Idibia, 2face Idibia's daughter with Annie macaulayis on the path to surpass Regina Daniels feet as a child actor It is no doubt that both Isabella and Regina Daniels has a celebrity parents, who might have struck the acting abilities in them. Isabella's mum Annie is a popular Nollywood actress, while Regina's mum Rita also a Nollywood actress. The beautiful Isabella was introduced to acting at the age of five, the same age Regina was introduced to acting. Isabella first movie role was given to her
We’ve all heard the saying “age is nothing but a number” and if there’s any doubt about whether that’s true, there are some famous faces who prove you can still look fabulous in your 50s and beyond. From NGOZI EZEONU to JOKE SILVA, it seems like a few celebrities have slowed down or even reversed the aging process. But just because they are rich and powerful doesn’t mean they can stop the hands of time. So how exactly do these stars keep themselves looking youthful? Is it really all about diet
Nwakaego Boyo popularly known as Ego Boyo is a Nigerian actress and movie producer.She was born on 6 September 1968.She is presently 52 years old. The beautiful actress studied Theatre Arts at the University of Benin and graduated in 1990.She came to the limelight after starring in the soap opera Checkmate which was aired on NTA in the early 90s where she played the character of Anne Haastrup alongside Richard Mofe Damijo and Bob Manuel Udokwu.
Veteran actress Ego Boyo reveals that she is not surprised by the wave of sexual harassment accusations currently shaking the Nigerian film industry. The screen diva turned producer who has graced many a television screen in her time said that issues like this have always been prevalent in Nollywood. In an interview with Channels TV earlier today, Boyo said, “I am not surprised because there have been whispers and rumours going around for many years. Young people have come out and actually made accusation
We've all heard the saying "age is nothing but a number" and if there's any doubt about whether that is true, these famous faces will prove to you that you can still look fabulous in your 50s and beyound. It seems like a few celebrities have slow down their aging process or completely reverse the aging process. Do they look this great because of their money or are they blessed with some special genes by God. Either way, they can serve as inspiration to us, just because you've hit 50 doesn't mean you have to
The 1990s was exciting when it comes to sitcoms, TV shows and TV dramas in Nigeria. There were so many of these TV shows that made thousands glued to their televisions and if you don't have a TV at home, you simply go watch at your neighbor's place. Then, you can still trust your neighbors which is no longer the case today. A particular reason why these sitcoms or soap operas stand out is that they teach a lot of morals and values unlike the haphazard ones we have today. For those who watched them, they wil
Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, born Abibat Oluwafunmilola Aofiyebi is an actress. Born to a businesswoman mother and an entrepreneur father,she is the last of seven children. The intiatials of her names after she got married formed FAR and has since become a signature. She got on stage and television early due to the influence of her aunt, a renowned theatre artist who also is a doting mother to her son. She is married to advertising guru Olayinka Raimi. FAR read tv acting in Westminster College and the prestig
Former big brother naija housemate, Nengi Rebecca Hampson is a beauty to behold, one with an exceptional beauty, wonderfully and beautifully made.
In the early 90s the late Amaka Igwe created a soap opera titled CHECKMATE. There were lots of wonderful actors and actresses on the series who captivated viewers. Among them were Richard Mofe Damijo and Ego Nnamani, later known as Ego Boyo. Richard Mofe Damijo was Segun Kadiri, a ruthless businessman, who was also attracted to the character played by Ego Boyo; Ann Hartrope. Although they were business rivals, viewers were captivated by their onscreen connection with each other. Richard Mofe Damijo was suave
1. She was born AJoke Silva in September 1961 in Lagos, Nigeria. 2. The actress started her education at the Holy Child College in Lagos, Nigeria before heading to the University of Lagos to study English then the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London to study drama. 3. She started her acting career as a stage actor. Her roles in the hit movies ‘Violated’ produced by the late Amaka Igwe and actress Ego Boyo, as well as the Yoruba film ‘Owulorojo’ shot her to the limelight. 4. Joke Silva i
The closing weeks of the year are usually associated with “light” cinema. In that four-to-five-week window, moviemakers are usually inclined to release family-friendly movies, ranging from romcoms to pure slapstick comedies. They do this to stay in line with the mood of the holiday season: play it safe, get the people to come purchase tickets, get them laughing, smile to the bank. Well, not Ego Boyo. The 51-year-old actress and movie producer, fondly remembered for her role in the 1980s soap “Checkmat
Before, Tinsel, Battle Ground, Halita and the rest, we have had lots of beautiful Nigeria sitcoms from some of our very best of Nollywood actors who blessed our childhood with their acting skills I know today is not 'Throw Back Thursday', and some of this new generation may not understand or know about some of these programs, but I thought it's okay to refresh out memories with these beautiful sitcoms. Today, I bring you 9 beautiful memorable sitcoms to help bless your Wednesday 1. Checkmate Checkmate was one
Who else sat before the TV, looking out for 4 PM? Who recollects those multi-hued lines that flagged communicate was going to start? We recollect it simply like yesterday. Thinking back on past times worth remembering, we've really made some amazing progress from when we were totally stuck to most likely one channel (NTA) and its engaging cleansers. Go along with us as we review some Nigerian dramas/TV Shows we truly wish would get a revamp. Ultimate Power: Do you recall ayamatanga, that unnerving w