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David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey To Produce Yvonne Orji’s Comedy Series
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David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey To Produce Yvonne Orji’s Comedy Series

Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo and American media personality Oprah Winfrey will be producing Nigerian-American actress Yvonne Orji’s autobiographical comedy series First Gen. Yvonne revealed this by sharing post from Deadline magazine in an Instagram post on Wednesday. She said five years after been told ‘No’ her series will finally be brought to life with Disney Plus. “Well… when one door closes. God still got a blessin witchyo name on it! The trailer I shot in 2015 for this family sitcom I desperately wanted to create, is what helped me get an audition for @insecurehbo. “FIVE YEARS LATER (after being told “NO” SEV. ER. AL. Times), my lil engine that could, finally has a home with the @disneyplus family. Thank you @davidoyelowo for believing in the dream FROM JUMP, an...
British-Nigerian Actor, David Oyelowo Talks About His Father From Oyo State
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British-Nigerian Actor, David Oyelowo Talks About His Father From Oyo State

Talented British-Nigerian actor, David Oyelowo talks about his Nigerian Father at Oyo at the The Daily Show with South African comedian and television host, Trevor Noah. Davido Oyelowo said his Father is from Oyo State in Nigeria but lived most of his years in the UK and he his obsessed with Leaf Blowers, having different sizes of leaf blowers as he mimics his father. Watch Vdeo Below Interesting story told by #DavidOyelowo about his #Nigerian Father from Oyo State at the @TheDailyShow with @Trevornoah ?????? Very funny ?? pic.twitter.com/phBhbCHo2T — Ifemidayo⚪️ (@IFM4real) April 15, 2019
Check Out Red Carpet Photos From Ebony Magazine’s Annual Power 100 Gala
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Check Out Red Carpet Photos From Ebony Magazine’s Annual Power 100 Gala

On Friday night, Ebony Magazine had their annual Power 100 Gala which took place on in Los Angeles, CA. The magazine celebrated its 73rd Anniversary this year and unveiled its prestigious annual EBONY Power 100 List for 2018. Among those honoured are #MeToo founder, Tarana Burke, Stacey Abrams, the first Black Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee (honored in The Disruptors category); Andrew Gillum, Mayor of Tallahassee and the first Black candidate for governor of Florida (honored in Disruptors category); Keisha Lance Bottoms, the second Black female mayor of Atlanta (honored in the Women Up category); and London Breed, the first Black female LGBT mayor of San Francisco (also honored in the Women Up category). Other celebrities in attendance included Cari Champion , Neyo, Eva ...
Between Hollywood Actor, David Oyelowo And A Female Fan Who Wants To Meet Him In Paris
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Between Hollywood Actor, David Oyelowo And A Female Fan Who Wants To Meet Him In Paris

British born Nigerian actor, David Oyelowo who is currently in Paris, politely declined an offer from a lady who wanted to meet over a cup of coffee. The actor shared a photo of himself by the famous Eiffel tower in Paris and a fan wrote in the comment section, ‘David. Big fan. I’m in Paris from Toronto. Shall we meet for coffee?’  The actor politely declined saying, ‘My wife would not approve. Enjoy Paris! See the exchange below; Brief Biography David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo, OBE is a British-Nigerian actor and producer. His highest-profile role to date was as Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 biographical drama film Selma.
Nigerian-British Actor, David Oyelowo, Awards Scholarship To Chibok Girls
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Nigerian-British Actor, David Oyelowo, Awards Scholarship To Chibok Girls

Some of the freed Chibok girls who were abducted by the Abubakar Shekau-led Boko Haram sect on April 14, 2014, have been awarded scholarship by a Nigerian-British actor. Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo, says he has granted leadership scholarship to five freed Chibok girls who were abducted by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014. The Oscar nominated actor, born in England to Nigerian parents, is best known for his portrayal of Martin Luther King in the award winning movie ‘Selma’ in 2014. Oyelowo announced this via his instagram page @davidoyelowo with a photo of the scholarship recipients where he wrote: “Proud to present the glorious recipients of the David Oyelowo Leadership Scholarship; they survived terror at the hands of Boko Haram, now the journey toward their true destiny has begu...
Finally Jay-Z’s Family Feud Video Is Out
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Finally Jay-Z’s Family Feud Video Is Out

“Family Feud” drew attention after the album’s release for its reference to Becky, the mistress mentioned on Beyoncé’s Lemonade. The video tells a story over more than 400 years, beginning in the year 2444 and going backwards to the present day of 2018. Click to watch
David Oyelowo, Mo Abudu, RMD, Sola Sobowale, Kemi Adetiba, Banky W & More at The World Premiere of ‘The Wedding Party’
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David Oyelowo, Mo Abudu, RMD, Sola Sobowale, Kemi Adetiba, Banky W & More at The World Premiere of ‘The Wedding Party’

'The Wedding Party' premiered on the opening night of TIFF 2016 as a selection and most talked about film in the Spotlight City to City programme. The premiere received an arousing response from the full capacity Elgin Theatre audience in Toronto, Canada. RMD and Sola Sobowale were huge hits with the audience who laughed all the way through the Kemi Adetiba-directed romcom.  
David Oyelowo Will be a Special Guest at The Premiere of Kemi Adetiba’s “The Wedding Party”
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David Oyelowo Will be a Special Guest at The Premiere of Kemi Adetiba’s “The Wedding Party”

All roads lead to the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival as Nollywood movie “The Wedding Party” will be premiering tonight. Confirmed as one of the special guests to grace the red carpet tonight is British-American actor of Yoruba ethnicity, David Oyelowo. He will be joined by President and General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri; Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, Cameron Bailey; Executive Producer and Forbes Most Influential African, Mo Abudu; Leading Nollywood Director, Kemi Adetiba, and more special guests. Taking place at the historic Elgin Theatre on Thursday, September 8, the rom-com stars some of Africa’s biggest names including Richard Mofe-Damijo, Sola Sobowale, Alibaba, Iretiola Doyle, Banky W, and Adesua Otomi. All of the st...