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‘Assist Me In Actualising My Dream’, Up-and-coming Skit Maker Appeals To Tompolo, Shoot-at-sight, Others

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An up-and-coming skit maker and videographer, Peter Oborokumor popularly known as Elder OPY, has appealed to well meaning Ijaw sons and daughters particularly former President Goodluck Jonathan; Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo: Bibopre Ajube aka Shoot-at-sight, etc to assist him to actualise his dream.

Oborokumor who made the appeal during a chat with INFO DAILY in Odimodi community, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, lamented that finance has been a major impediment in displaying and utilising his God-given talent.

He said if he is given the necessary financial support, he can do skit far better than popular skit makers such as Sabinus, etc.

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Speaking on his videography job, the Odimodi-born entertainer said though he is good at handling camera professionally, adding that he does not have the money to acquire equipment he can call his, hence he hires to shoot movies and musicals.

“As an up-and-coming star, there are many challenges confronting me. challenges in terms of finance. I mean money is the major challenge. It is quite unfortunate that most of our big men do not want to help us, this a major challenge.

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“Another thing is the instrument to use. Most of the time I hire instruments to shoot most of the videos. But had it been I have my own instruments, it would have been more better.

“But unfortunately, where I hail from is where the well-to-do do not think of helping the less privileged. So, these are the challenges I am facing right now, most especially the financial aspect. Honestly speaking, no money to buy equipment that will enable me to produce a professionally standard work,” he lamented.

He added: “I need money. If someone can help me with money, then you will see the best in me. This is what I am known for and what I love doing. And this is what I have taken as my career till I leave this earth.

“If someone can assist me, then the world will see one of the best skit makers. To be more specific, what I want people to do for me most especially our big men in Nigeria and in the Ijaw nation specifically, people like Tompolo, Shoot-at-sight, Goodluck Jonathan and other big men in Ijaw land, I want them to help me, if they can help me financially, then my best will be brought to the fore, they will never be disappointed.

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“I want these people and others to help me. I want once more specifically appealed to my leader and brothers Tompolo, Shoot-at-sight and other big men from our riverine area to help me.”

Kindly reach out to Peter Oborokumor via: +2349065445951

 

 

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Family Announces Burial Arrangement For Nollywood Actor, Muonagor

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The family of the late Nollywood actor, Amaechi Muonagor, has announced his burial date.

According to a burial poster signed by his family, the legendary actor would be buried in his hometown in Ugamuma village, Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

According to the poster, friends, fans, and well-wishers are invited to join the family in paying their final respects to the late actor, “whose contributions to the film industry have left an indelible mark”.

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The poster indicated that the burial ceremony will commence on Thursday, June 20, 2024, with a service of songs at his residence by 6pm

On Friday, June 21, 2024, the funeral service will begin at 7am, with the body leaving Crown Hospital Mortuary to his residence for lying in state.

The burial service will follow at 10 am at his residence, Nze Amaechi Muonagor, School of Health, Ugamuma Obosi.

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Interment will take place immediately after the service at his compound in Ugamuma village.

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The ceremony will conclude with an outing thanksgiving service at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Ugamuma Obosi, on Sunday, June 23, 2024, by 10 am.

The poster read partly, “The entire family of Z.O. Muonagor of Umuokor sub-family Umudulor in Ugamuma village, Obosi, wishes to honour the loving memory of our son, father, husband, brother, and uncle, Nze Amaechi Muonago.

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“Even in death, he has left a legacy of love and exceptional artistry that will be cherished forever.

“We would appreciate your esteemed presence as we lay to rest our beloved son, husband, father, brother, and uncle. Join us in celebrating the life of a Nollywood icon.”

The actor died on Sunday, March 24, 2024, at the age of 67, after suffering from protracted kidney-related issues, diabetes, and stroke.

Before his death, the deceased was known for his mastery in interpreting roles in movies and endeared himself to audiences with his versatility in both comical and epic movies.

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Otedola Daughter, DJ Cuppy Appointed By British Monarchy, Father Congratulates Her

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Billionaire businessman, Femi Otodola has congratulated his daughter, Florence Otedola, aka DJ Cuppy, on her recent appointment as King’s Trust International Ambassador to King Charles III.

The British monarch King Charles III had invited DJ Cuppy to a reception at Buckingham Palace in celebration of The King’s Trust Awards 2024.

Sharing a picture from his daughter’s meeting with King Charles III via his Instagram page, Otedola lauded DJ Cuppy for “brilliantly” representing Nigeria and congratulated her on her new role as Trust International Ambassador.

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He captioned the photo, “Our CuppyMusic is going places! His Majesty King Charles III invited Ms Cuppy to Buckingham Palace, and she represented us brilliantly [Nigeria flag emoji].

“Congratulations on your new role as a King’s Trust International Ambassador.”

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Tears, As Jnr. Pope Is Laid To Rest In Enugu

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The sleepy town of Uwala Abaka, Ukehe, in Nsukka, Igboetiti Local Government Area of Enugu State, was enveloped by sadness and grief, as the remains of one of their illustrious sons, actor John Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope was laid to rest.

The burial rites commenced at 10 am with a commendation mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Parish, Ukehe, and lying-in-state at his father’s compound, where family members, well-wishers, colleagues and friends had the final glimpse of the late actor before the body was moved to a private venue for internment at about 1.30 pm.

The atmosphere at the burial ceremony was somber as colleagues and fans gathered to pay their final respects to the late actor.

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The late actor’s wife, Jennifer Awele couldn’t back tears as she was sighted weeping profusely at the commencement of the final funeral procession.

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Her first son, who was trying to console his mother by wiping the tears off her face, equally broke down in tears. Unfortunately, some of the A-list actors and actresses, including the leadership of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, were visibly missing at the burial ceremony.

The 43-year-old actor died alongside four other people on April 10, after their boat capsized in the Anam River, in Anambra State, while returning from a movie shoot.

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Speaking at the burial ceremony, veteran actress Rita Edochie said that she was heartbroken when she heard the sad news of Junior Pope’s death.

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