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Lari Williams’ death, colossal loss to Africa creative industry – AGN

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The Actors Guild of Nigeria haa commiserated with the family of veteran Nollywood actor, Lari Williams, who died on Sunday at 81.

In a statement signed by the AGN Communication Director, Monalisa Chinda, the late actor’s death was described as a colossal loss to Africa’s creative industry.
Williams, who was famous for his roles in hit soap operas such as Village Headmaster, Ripples, and Mirror in The Sun, died at his home in Ikom, Cross River State.
Williams was a poet, playwright and celebrated actor both in live theatre and on screen, earning him a prestigious national honour; Member of the Order of the Federal Republic in 2008.
He was the first president of the AGN and had a career that spanned over five decades.

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Mourning the late actor, AGN said, “With heart full of deep sorrow but total submission to the will of God, we announce the passing away of our first National President and veteran Actor, Chief Lad Williams, who passed on Sunday, 27th February 2022.
“It was with great shock that we received the news of his death. Chief Lari Williams was a thoroughbred thespian, poet, playwright and a teacher.
“He stood apart from whatever vantage position we knew him, as someone special. Chief Lari Williams’ death is a colossal loss to Africa’s creative industry.
“On behalf of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, the National President, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, commiserates with his immediate family, friends and fans all over the world.

“This is indeed a grieving moment for the creative industry as we mourn the passage of a creative icon.
“May God comfort all of us at this moment of grief. Rest in peace, Uncle Lari Williams.”

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I can comfortably buy a guy, keep him in my house, control him – Nkechi Blessing [VIDEO]

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Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing Sunday has made a bold financial statement claiming that with the money she has, she can comfortably buy a guy, keep him in her house and control him

Nkechi Blessing made this claim during an Instagram live session with car dealer and mediator, Chidi Mike CMC.

She joined the live session which featured three other people apart from Chidi, with the topic of discussion being on marriage and whether it is compulsory for a woman to get married or not.

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According to the movie star, he would be under her total control as she’ll put him in her house and dictate how the relationship should go based on her liking.

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Actor Olaiya Igwe prostrates for MC Oluomo for car gift

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Prominent Yoruba Nollywood actor, Ebun Oloyede, popularly known as Olaiya Igwe, has been spotted in a video prostrating for the Chairman of the Lagos State Parks Management Committee, Musiliu Akinsanya, also called MC Oluomo.

This followed a car gift the ex-Lagos State Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers gave him.

It was a Mercedes Benz GLK SUV.

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In a video shared by Oluomo’s son, King Westt, Oloyede first held his head in surprise and then prostrated after the key to the car was handed over to him.

In the post on his Instagram page, King Westt wrote: “My dad surprised actor Olaiya Igwe with a new Benz, it’s actually good to be good”

“See how he pushed him, he was scared.

“When you’re loyal you will always get what belongs to you.”

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Robbers invade comic act Hafiz Oyetoro’s home

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Robbers on Monday night attacked the residence of comic actor Hafiz Oyetoro.

According to reports, the robbers broke into the actor’s home around 2 am after disarming and tying down his security guards.

It was further reported that three other houses on the street, where the actor lived, were robbed with more devastating effect.

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Multiple reports claimed the robbers demanded N20m from the actor while threatening him with death.

They criminals carted away phones, laptops and all available cash in the actor’s home.

They also collected all ATM cards to withdraw all the funds in the accounts associated with the cards, another report claimed.

The actor is said to be doing fine with his family after the nasty incident.

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