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Super Falcons Team Loses Formidable Goalkeeper To Death

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The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) expressed profound sadness on Saturday upon learning of the passing of former Super Falcons goalkeeper Bidemi Aluko-Olaseni. Ms. Aluko-Olaseni, who had been valiantly battling cancer for the past eight years, unfortunately, succumbed to the illness.

The NFF, in a heartfelt message posted on its social media platform, conveyed its deepest condolences to the family of the deceased. The message further acknowledged Ms. Aluko-Olaseni’s contributions to the Super Falcons and expressed hope that her soul finds eternal peace.

The tweet read:

“We are sad to hear of the passing of former @NGSuper_Falcons goalkeeper Bidemi Aluko-Olaseni after an eight-year battle with cancer. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May her gentle soul rest in peace.”

Bidemi Aluko-Olaseni’s time as the guardian of the net for Nigeria’s esteemed national women’s football team, the Super Falcons, was undeniably distinguished by her remarkable talent and prowess. Her exceptional skill as a goalkeeper was not only evident during her tenure with the national team. It also shone brightly during her stints with other prestigious Nigerian clubs. Some of them included the renowned Rivers Angels and the formidable Sunshine Queens. Her dedication and exceptional ability left an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of both teammates and fans alike.

This news has undoubtedly cast a shadow over the Nigerian football community. Ms. Aluko-Olaseni’s dedication and resilience will be deeply missed. We join the NFF and the entire sporting world in offering our sincere condolences to her loved ones during this difficult time.

While her time on the pitch may have come to an end, the memories of Bidemi Aluko-Olaseni and her contributions to Nigerian football will undoubtedly live on.

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Banky W Elated After Undergoing 4th Successful Surgery For Skin Cancer

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Nigerian singer and politician Banky W is celebrating a victory! After successfully battling skin cancer for over 10 years, he recently underwent his fourth surgery for the disease.

On May 23rd, 2024, Banky W shared a heartfelt message on his Instagram.

The singer posted a video showing glimpses of his recovery journey. His wife, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, was like a pillar of support by his side. In a lengthy message alongside the video, Banky W encouraged anyone facing challenges. He expressed his faith that things would ultimately work out.

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Kanayo O. Kanayo Reacts To Ban On Ritual Scenes In Nollywood

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Nigeria’s entertainment industry is buzzing with criticism over the government’s new rules for movies, music videos, and comedy skits. The government puts limitations on what can be shown in these forms of entertainment. This includes things like “money rituals,” “ritual killings,” and the use of tobacco products.

Big names in Nigerian entertainment are not happy about these rules. Renowned actor Kanayo O. Kanayo slammed the move as “arrant nonsense.” He questioned why the Minister of Arts and Culture, Barrister Hannatu Musa Musawa, would support such restrictions on creative freedom for filmmakers.

Veteran musician Mike Okri even suggested the government might be trying to hold back the entire film industry with these new regulations.

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I Was Collecting N4000 For A Lead Role – Lateef Adedimeji

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Nollywood actor Lateef Adedimeji recently appeared on comedian Teju Babyface’s podcast, “Deep Dive.” He reminisced about his early days in the Nigerian film industry. He openly shared some of the financial realities he faced as a budding actor.

Lateef Adedimeji revealed that early on, in 2014, he was offered a lead role for a mere N4,000. This low payment reflected his position as a newcomer still trying to establish himself. However, things started to look up for him the following year.

By 2015, Adedimeji’s experience and talent began to be recognised, and his pay rose significantly. He mentioned roles in that timeframe that commanded fees between N100,000 and N200,000—a substantial increase from his initial starting point.

This discussion on the podcast highlights the challenges faced by many aspiring actors, who often have to accept lower pay until their talent and experience are recognised by the industry. Adedimeji’s story offers a glimpse into the perseverance and dedication it takes to navigate the early stages of an acting career.

“If I tell people that I wasn’t collecting N100,000, N200,000 until 2015/16, a lot of people would not believe me. Before then, the highest I collected for a lead role was either N4,000, N5,000, or N10,000. I was paid that low back in 2014 because it was more like a learning process.”

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