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

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...
Nigerian-British Actor, David Oyelowo, Awards Scholarship To Chibok Girls
Celebs

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...