Veteran actor Fadeyi Oloro dies at 66
Ace Yoruba actor, Ojo Arowosafe, popularly known as Fadeyi Oloro, is dead.
Arowosafe, who featured as Fadeyi Oloro in ‘Arelu,’ a classic Yoruba TV series of the 80s, died on Tuesday evening.
Fasunwon Bidemi Oluwafunke, the actor’s daughter, confirmed his demise to Premium Times.
The movie star had battled an undisclosed ailment for a couple of years.
Last month, Fadeyi was featured in a live Instagram session with Daddy Freeze, the media personality.
During the session, the Yoruba actor appealed to the public for financial assistance in order to foot his medical bills.
His plea attracted the attention of Tobi Adegboyega, the UK-based Nigerian pastor of SPAC Nation, who gifted him the sum of N3 million.
Daddy Freeze also disclosed that some unnamed persons supported Fadeyi with an additional N261,000.
Arowosafe was born on September 15, 1957, in Igbara Odo, Ekiti.
He gained fame during the cinematic era for his antagonistic roles and energetic recitation of incantations in Yoruba movies.
He also featured in hundreds of films such as ‘Alagbara Ilu’, ‘Jagun Ina’, ‘Inu Bibi’, and ‘IJA Abija’, ‘OsimiIka’, ‘Adani Lori’, ‘Fitu Fona’, ‘Ruke Rudo’, ‘Bola Ele’, and ‘Ade Ogun’.
Funke Akindele moves on, deletes politics-related posts
The deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State, Funke Akindele, appears to be in a hurry to move away from politics.
The famous Nollywood actress has deleted some posts relating to politics and the PDP from her Instagram page.
Vanguard on Monday reported that the posts visible on her page of 15.7 million followers were mainly that of her movie promotion and other personal posts.
Akindele and Abdul-Azeez Adediran aka Jandor were defeated by the incumbent governor and All Progressives Congress candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in Saturday’s election.
South African singer, Costa Titch collapses, dies on stage
Popular South African Amapiano artist, Costa Titch, has sadly passed away after collapsing on stage.
The 27-year-old reportedly had a seizure and collapsed on stage while performing at the Ultra music concert at Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg today Saturday, March 11th.
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The “Big Flexa” crooner had shared a poster on his Instagram page advertising the event Just 11 hours ago.
Costa entered the entertainment industry as a dancer, but over time he transformed and became a rapper/singer.
He recently got signed to Akon’s music label.
May his soul Rest In Peace, Amen.
Portable speaks out after he was physically assaulted by his friends
In a video posted on his Instagram account, Portable revealed that some men with whom he was friends before he became a star attacked him while he was defending his sister from them.
According to Portable, he flew back to Lagos from Gambia after he was told that his sister was being assaulted by her husband who happened to be one of his long-term friends.
Portable narrated how he footed the hospital bills when his sister was put to bed after she was impregnated by said friend. He also shared that he financed the naming ceremony.
Portable who displayed the bruises he suffered on his arms and head revealed that the men who attacked him were persons whom he has previously assisted in various capacities.
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