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I Worked As A Generator Repairer Before Going Into Acting – Ijebu

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Actor, Olatayo Amokade, popularly known as Ijebu, has said that before he found fame as an actor, he faced a lot of rejections and worked as a generator repairer. Ijebu aka Olatayo Amokade

In an interview with Sunday Scoop, he said, “I actually started my career as a generator repairer. I faced a lot of rejections but they only made me stronger and led me to where I am today.
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“Before joining Nollywood, I was a very determined person. I always made good use of all the opportunities that came my way.”

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In an industry filled with controversies, the actor noted that he consciously avoids drama. He said, “The question is, can one really avoid controversy? Even if one tries hard to stay away, it would somehow navigate to one. That is one big disadvantage of social media. I just always try my best to distance myself from any drama.”
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When asked if he could reject any movie role, he said, “As an actor, I would project any role given to me to the best of my ability, even if it is x-rated.”

Though some are of the opinion that the acting profession is not as lucrative as it seems, Ijebu said, “If one loves what one does and it’s one’s passion, one would not have a problem with that. There are good days and bad days, it is the passion one has that would keep one going. It happens in all sectors, not just Nollywood, and some are even worse.” Olatayo Amokade Ijebu KOKO TV NG 4

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Oyibo man raises N13m for lady he met trekking to fill gas with her last 2k

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A chanced meeting of two strangers at a gas (petrol) station turned out to be a magical moment that would change their lives forever in ways they would never have imagined.

A woman identified as TunDe Hector was headed to a gas station to get gas with her last $5 (N2k) when she met Chris Wright, a man who took pity on her.

According to CBS News, TunDe who was going through financial problems coupled with her divorce had stepped out in the rain to make the purchase when a stranger spotted her.

Chris Wright was going to church with his family and after he dropped them off, he circled back to where she was.

He drove TunDe to the station, helped her fill her empty can and gave the struggling woman all the cash he had on him at that time which totaled $40 (N16,408).

Speaking on the rationale behind her husband’s action, his wife Carmen said: “You know when you have an urge and a desire something to do good? He was raised that way. He’s kind and generous to everyone. He’d never picked up anybody before, but he felt compelled.”

Chris and Hector never saw each other after that incident, but fate brought them together again 3 years later.

The man’s mother Judy was down with Parkinson’s disease and was told she had few weeks to live. Her family got the services of nurses to look after their mum and it turned out TunDe was one of the nurses.

She offered utmost care to the ailing elderly woman, not knowing that Judy was the mother of her benefactor 3 years ago.

Interestingly while speaking with Judy and her family, TunDe had shared the incident of that fateful day she met Chris only to discover that the kind man who showed her kindness was present.

Unfortunately, after that reunion, Judy passed away. TunDe was said to have continued checking up on Chris’ family after until one day they overheard her discussion with an advisor in which it was stated that she owed money for some classes.

They also discovered that Hector had an ambition of getting into nursing school and they immediately started fundraising for her. The fundraising which was targeted at raising just $1,000 (N410,000) for Hector got over $34,000 (over N13 million).

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Omicron: Boris Johnson Reintroduces Tougher Restrictions In The UK With Covid Passports, Facemasks And Work From Home Guidance

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The Prime Minister warned it is clear the new strain is ‘growing much faster’ than Delta.

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Work-from-home guidance will return, vaccine passports will become mandatory in large venues and mask rules will be extended to combat the Omicron variant as Boris Johnson announced a move to his Plan B to tackle coronavirus.

The Prime Minister warned it is clear the new strain is “growing much faster” than Delta and cases of Omicron could be doubling every two or three days as he strengthened England’s rules to slow the spread of Covid-19.

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Mr Johnson said that guidance to work from home where possible will return from Monday, and mandatory mask wearing will be extended to public places like cinemas and theatres from Friday.

The NHS Covid pass will be mandatory in nightclubs and other venues where large crowds gather from “a week’s time”, the Prime Minister told a Downing Street press conference, as he described the measures as “proportionate and responsible”.

In the Commons, Health Secretary Sajid Javid said there are 568 cases of Omicron confirmed but that the true figure is estimated to be “probably closer to 10,000”.Health Secretary Sajid Javid Covid KOKO TV Nigeria 3


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Precious Chikwendu Reveals One Of Her Sons Has COVID-19 And The Other Has Injuries On His Head As She Threatens FFK

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Precious Chikwendu has taken to social media once again to drag her estranged husband Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) after another meeting they had in court on the ongoing custody battle of their children.

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The former beauty queen in a post shared on social media page explained that during their court proceeding today she found out one of her sons has COVID-19 while the other has a physical injury to the head. She stated that it was casually mentioned in court as a reason why she can’t see her sons and she is supposed to remain calm. The mother of 4 boys said till her children are returned to her she will keep releasing several shreds of evidence and assure her sons that she is coming to get them.
Read also: “Igbos Are Rude, That Is Why They Don’t Have Hierarchy” – Precious Chikwendu Reveals Fani-Kayode Doesn’t Like Igbos

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