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Purpose is a song sang by Akintola Elisha (Elico Cim). This is a song to bring the matter of purpose to our heart. Why are you on earth?

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Honorable minister sadiya farouq disregard all fake platform of the official N-POWER

 The Honorable Minister for Disaster Management and Social Development has taken to her social media account (Twitter) to inform Applicants that several platforms and Messages claiming to be the official N-POWER platforms are all fake and should be disregarded.

Honorable Minister Sadiya Farouq has spoken on the status of the Batch C Shortlisting Exercise.

In her tweet, she acknowledged that several fake portals and platforms have been created by scammers to dupe the unsuspecting applicants.

She condemned that act by scammers and warned applicants to be mindful of the bad element and not fall prey to their scam.



She went further to share screenshots of these fake platforms and labeled them as fake

Two corps members gain work in Federal government house

 National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) members of batch B 2019, Miss Ilori Ayotola Deborah and Mr. Ilozumba Patrick Chiagozie have gained automatic employment in Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for their outstanding performance during their one- year mandatory service.The corps members also bagged ministerial award in recognition of their immense contributions to rural communities, especially during the peak of COVID-19 pandemic.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, commended them for exhibiting what she described as “consciousness and selflessness” during their one year mandatory service.

According to a statement on Sunday by her Special Assistant Media, Austine Elemue, the Minister said: “Nobody will hear about you if you choose to carry out your normal duties but you must do extraordinary things to be treated extraordinary.


“The Governing Board finds you worthy for this honour, and I have no doubt in my mind that you deserve this award after listening to your citations.

you are indeed outstanding. When I listened to the citation of Ilori Ayotola Deborah, I was really proud of a young beautiful lady who is selfless and committed to duty.The headministration will therefore continue to appreciate those who have worked harder to promote the unity of this country.

The period of youth service, ushers you into a completely new environment, new culture, new faces to cohabit with and understand and learn from each other.

Once again, we appreciate you for your outstanding performance and to inform you that there is always a space for you in the FCT Administration.

We are waiting for your response because you must make FCT proud and I will be the happiest person to see you among those that will be receiving the presidential award.

“The two corps members, if interested should be engaged in the services of FCT Administration and I believe that it will encourage other corps members to stand-out”.



Pastor Adeboye visit Aso Rock

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, met with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

Present at the meeting were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is also a pastor at RCCG, and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.

The meeting, which held behind closed doors, took place about 3p.m., shortly after President Buhari inaugurated the Executive/Legislative Party Committee.

No one knows the outcome of the meeting yet




Helicopter crash into a building at Ikeja,Lagos state

 helicopter crash has killed two people and critically injured one person in the Opebi area of Lagos State on Friday, according to a state official.




Sources say that the helicopter, a Bell 206, with registration number 5N BQW which belongs to Quorum Aviation, came in from Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital with many crew members and a passenger.




According to the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Gboyega Akosile, the injured victim has been taken to the hospital, while the dead bodies have been deposited at the mortuary.




You won't believe the Top Nollywood richest artist in 2020

Yoruba movie stars have become popular in Nigeria today. Some of these rich actors & actresses net worth are not just gotten from the films they act but also from endorsement deals worth millions of Naira. These Yoruba actors are also celebrities and they have won series of awards for the movies they have acted over the year.



Apart from acting Nollywood movies, these actors and actresses have businesses that sustain the kind of lifestyle they chose to live. They lead expensive lifestyles but are still humble, no wonder their fan base increases on a daily basis as well as their popularity.


In thos post, we have listed the top 10 richest Yoruba actors in the country that are popular including their net worth, assets and endorsement deals.


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Top 10 Yoruba Actors in Nigeria 2020 & Net Worth

#1. Ogunlade Adekola

#2. Funke Akindele

#3. Dayo Amusa

#4. Mercy Aigbe

#5. Femi Adebayo

#6. Olaniyi Afonja

#7. Wale Akorede Okunnu

#8. Fathia Balogun

#9. Muyiwa Ademola

#10. Iyabo Ojo

Ogunlade Adekola

At the moment, Odunlade Adekola , now known as Ogunlade Adekola is the richest yoruba actor in the country. In fact, his role in movies has seen him soar higher than others in the entertainment industry today. He is also a fan favourite and has acted a lot of movies till date.


Adekola was given birth to on 13th August, 1978 and hails from Abeokuta, Ogun state. His passion for acting showed since his childhood days. From acting simple dramas in his church, his talent developed before he became a professional.He also wrote comedy scripts like a veteran which have also been successful.



 

Although, Adekola mostly features in Yoruba movies, this popular star actor is among the Yoruba actors that have starred in English movies. Some of these films include: Taxi Driver (Oko Ashawo), Wives on Strike and New Money. Tunde Owokoniran also known as Tilapia is a friend to this actor.


Odunlade is being tipped to win one of the outstanding awards for best male act in Nolllywood because of his versatility in acting. Apart from acting movies, Adekola is wealthy as he is the CEO of Odunlade Adekola Film Productions. Most upcoming actors and actresses look up to him as their role model.


Adekola has bagged several endorsements with brands like Globacom and Goldberg and he is known to have several properties in Abeokuta where he lives.Funke Akindele became one of the best known Yoruba actress after the Jenifa’s diary show. Her talent in acting has helped in shaping her career. Born in Lagos on August 24, 1976, she hails from Ikorodu Lagos State.  She has been in the film industry from 1998 till date.


1* Funke Akindele

She studied Mass Communication and Law in Ogun State Polythenic and Lagos State University respectively. She is happily married to Abdulrasheed Bello. This Nigerian actress was even tipped to act the popular Black panther movie by Marvel studios.


Some of the movies acted by Funke Akindele include: A Trip to Jamaica, Miami, Isoken, Emi Apata, etc. Funke Akindele aka Jenifa is currently the richest Yoruba female actress in the country worth $900, 000 USD. Her endorsements from brands like Globacom, Nairabet etc rates her among the richest actresses in Nigeria.


#3. Dayo Amusa

Dayo Amusa is another successful Nigerian actress of Yoruba origin who was born August 20, 1984. Just like Funke, She hails from Lagos too but her mother is from Ogun state. Before she started her career in acting in 2002, Dayo attended Moshood Abiola Polytechnic where she studied Food Science and Technology.


Apart from acting Nollywood films, Dayo Amusa is into business and she is also a musician and producer, a director and proprietress. She is ranked one of the richest Yoruba actresses in Nigeria because her net worth is estimated at $700 thousand dollars.


According to Wikipedia, some of the awards she has won in her successful career include: Nollywood Female Face Of The Year 2017 Pink Awards, Best Actress Indigenous Nollywood Movies Awards 2014, Best Kiss In A Movie BON Awards 2013, Best Crossover Act YMAA 2014, Outstanding Performance 2010 The Ambassador Club and Award Of Excelence 2016 AFamily.


#4. Mercy Aigbe

The legendry Yoruba actress Mercy Aigbe was born August 1, 1979. She hails from Edo state. She started her acting career back in 2001 when she studied theatre arts till date. She has featured in series of movies. Her net worth is estimated at $500, 000 dollars.


Mercy had her secondary education at Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School Ikeja.  The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State was where she received her OND in Financial Studies. She gained a degree in Theatre Arts at UNILAG IN 2001.


The unique actress is currently married but reports have it that her marriage with her husband is heading for divorce. The union produced two children, but she adopted three more. Some of the Yoruba movies she stared in include: Afefe ife, Okanjua, Igberaga, Ihamo, Ìpèsè, etc.


#5. Femi Adebayo

Femi Adebayo is another popular Nollywood actor with fans all over especially for Yoruba movie lovers. He was born 31 August 1972. Apart from acting, he doubles as a lawyer, producer, director and business man.


Femi has featured in many successful Yoruba movies such as August 1, Ayitale, Emi Abata, Apaadi, Kodi Ologbon Aye, Shola Arikusa, Aseyiowu, The Ghost and the Tout, Ayomide, Oruka, Idunnu Obi.


He started his acting in the year 1996 and till date, he is still famous raking as many awards during his career. He is also referred to as “Jelili”.  Femi is the MD/CEO of J-15 media network Nigeria. His assets and net worth is estimated at $500, 000 dollars .


#6. Olaniyi Afonja

Olaniyi Afonja is one of the funniest Yoruba actors. Born August 14, 1974, he had an illustrious career in Nollywood. One of his comedy movies he has starred in is “Sanyeri”. It might surprise you to know that he  has been acting since 1992, but didn’t become so popular until he relocated to Lagos state, and joined a theater group.


Afonja is popularly known as Sanyeri. He is also a certified Nigerian film peoducer. His net worth is estimated at $450, 000. He is happily married to his wife, Hawawu Omolara Afonja with two children.


#7. Wale Akorede Okunnu

Wale is also one of the wealthiest Nollywood Yoruba actors known to be funny due to his comic roles he plays in films. Since his first act, he has featured in more than 90 movies. He is now a veteran in the business. Many young upcoming actors look up to him.


The experienced actor before opting to begin his career on set was a businessman. Now he is not only featured in home movies but he produces and markets movies. His net worth is estimated at $400, 000


#8. Fathia Balogun

Fathia Balogun is a beautiful Nollywood Yoruba actress. Her fame in the movie industry is unrivalled. Apart from acting, she is also a film-maker, director and producer. Before we delve into her movie list, here is a brief profile on Fathia.



Although she was born in Ikeja in 1969, she originaly hails from Okpara, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education at Maryland Primary School and Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School in Lagos state respectively. She has a degree from Kwara poly.


Fathia Balogu successful career as a popular actress has seen her earn numerous awards, including the ones she produced. Some of the awards she won include: Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous which she won in 2008 and AMVCA Best Local Language Yoruba which she won in 2015.


She also has endorsement deals worth millions and thousands of Naira with top brands in the country. An online report allegedly suggest that she is divorced with veteran nollywood actor, Saheed Balogun, who many still recognises as her husband.


She has acted a lot of movies too many to count but some of the films she featured in include: Farayola, Aje metta, Aje metta, Awawu, Teni Teka, Omo Ale, Agbelebu Mi, Basira Badia, Adakeja, etc. Fathia Balogun also owns an NGO and other businesses. Financially, she is worth an estimated sum of $400, 000 currently.


#9. Muyiwa Ademola

Muyiwa Ademola has been an influential and popular Nollywood Yoruba actor who has ammased wealth in the film industry. He is a talented script writer known for producing and directing an award winning movie, ‘Ori’.


Just in 2005, the movie he priduced,,”Ori” won the award of the best indigenous film at the maiden edition of Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). To show how this celebrity is wealthy, he built a 5 room mansion worth N20 million. He is the current brand ambassador for Schemelink Properties Limited.


#10. Iyabo Ojo

Iyabo Ojo is another popular and rich Yoruba actress who is extremely wealthy. Just like Fathia Balogu, she has featured in different home videos numbering over 150 movies till date. A land mark to this experienced lady is that she has produced a lot of films to her credit.


Her production career took a leap when the debut of her movie in the cinema got a positive response from her fans. Some of the films she featured include: Bolutife, Ololufe, Esan and Okunkun Biribiri.


It will shock you to know that the actress read Estate Management in a recognised polytechnic. She has invested a lot in order businesses such as catering, spa, event planning, etc. Iyabo Ojo net worth is estimated at $350, 000.

THE POWER OF KNOWLEDGE BY AKINTOLA REMILEKUN

 


Knowledge simply means facts, information and skills acquired through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. Knowledge is the state of being aware about something; general understanding or familiarity with a subject, place and situation etc.


Knowledge entails the possession of facts, truth and principle as related to situation or discourse. It is one of the most important tools this century needs. However, it cannot be overemphasized in skyrocketing one into greatness. A lot of people are really prayerful and hardworking but still unfruitful, not because they are weak in fasting or praying but just because they lack knowledge on what they do. 


Knowledge serves as the fuel needed in one's vehicle to either speed up, slow down or stop at a spot. This can be determined by the amount of it one possesses. It unveils one's eyes to the truth and closes one's heart against ignorant. 


The day one stops equipping oneself with knowledge, that very moment one begins to loose value. Wisdom is produced as a result of the knowledge one has. Once one is ignorant of something, one is put in the dark, Remember, you can't be wiser than what you don't know. 


Everything a man becomes is a function of his discoveries (Knowledge). You can never be higher than the knowledge you are exposed to. For example, A 1 gig memory card can't function as a 5 gig memory card. What you posses is what you dish out to others.


A lot of Christians are on the mountain praying and fasting vigorously  but they get no answer to their prayers because they have no understanding on what they are praying for. Unfortunately, They are asking God to do what He already commanded them to do. A lot of Christians fail exam just because they thought prayer and fasting will do what knowledge should do. So sad, They fast and pray when they should read, On the verge, they loose strength to read because they've misplaced their priorities. Prayer does not give you an automatic ticket to succeed rather it add favour to your knowledge. However, i am not against fasting and prayer but perfect your part and let God finish up His work. God doesn't bless nothing. 


I have seen a lot of Christians fasting without praying, it doesn’t work that way, in fact fasting without prayer will only result to a hunger strike. The Devil is aware of this, so he allows Christians to fast without seeing reasons to pray. 


Ignorance is the greatest disease a man can ever have. There isn't ignorant at the law court they say. The moment you expose yourself to knowledge, ignorance disappears. What makes people perish is not fasting or prayer rather it is the inability to expose themselves to knowledge (Hosea 4:6). There is a rejection that comes from God each time a man reject Knowledge. Nothing can stop the rejection unless you are exposed to knowledge. Lack of knowledge destroys a man to the extent to which prayer cannot build unless you retrace yourself in getting knowledge. Anyone that hates or despise knowledge is a fool no matter how they appear. Out of ignorance, a lot of Christians comes to the church with their occupation tools so as to pray on it to prosper just because a pastor said so. In search for deliverance, lot of people had been asked to eat grasses, cut themselves, and do a lot of shocking/ fearful things just to have an answered prayer. IGNORANCE!!! God is not interested in any materials things to do what he wanted to do. The Devil and false ministers will always take advantage of you once you don’t know. The power over evil spirits and Devil is in the ministry of the Knowledge (The Word of God). God is not concerned about those things because our Faith does not depend on visible materials rather we are saved by things that are not visible (Romans 8:24). He has given us “The power of the Cross, The Blood of Jesus, Power of His resurrection, Power of the Holy Spirit, etc. Just believe on the unseen things He has given us and you will be surprised as He encounters you.



You want to start a business or go into marriage, there is a need to study and gather knowledge. Don’t start climbing mountains about to pray when you have not even acquire any knowledge. There is a wave and storm that blows whatever a man do and we can only overcome the storm as a result of the knowledge we have. Once you don’t’ have the knowledge, forget prayers. A lot of people had spent a lot of years in their profession / Business and they wonder why they are not progressing. It is because they did not update themselves with recent knowledge and skills.. 


SEEK KNOWLEDGE TODAY!!!


In conclusion, Ageing does not give you a default knowledge to know. As a matter of fact you can be ageing and still be a fool if you don’t pursue knowledge. Pursue knowledge, though it may cost you money, resources and time but keep pursuing it because no knowledge is lost

Thanks for reading and make sure you share with your loved ones. I love you all.


#WORD EXPERIENCE

©REMILEKUN AKINTOLA