We celebrate top Nigerian entertainers this day July 6
Richard Mofe Damijo
Renowed Nigerian actor and politician Richard Mofe Damijo aka RMD was born in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.
He attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club. He enrolled into the University of Benin where he studied Theatre Arts.
In 1997, Mofe-Damijo returned to the university to study law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.
After graduating from the university, the big time actor featured in popular television soap opera ‘Ripples’ in the late 80’s. Prior to this time, he had a stint with Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine as a reporter.
Out of Bounds was the first film for which he received a writer/producer credit. In 2005 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
Since January 2009 he has been Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.
Tolu Oniru, popularly known as Toolz, is a Nigerian radio personality, talk show host, and presenter,who is best known for hosting The Midday Show on The Beat 99.9 FM.
Toolz was born in London and had her primary education at Talbot House preparatory school in bournemouth, UK, while her secondary education was in Nigeria before relocating to study at City of Westminster College.
She also has a degree in Business and Mass communication from London Metropolitan University. Her parents are the famous Oniru Royal family of Lagos State.
However before settling in Nigeria in 2008, she worked with MTV Europe and Walt Disney Pictures in the United Kingdom.
The radio sensation has interviewed top African entertainers on her talk show ‘The Juice’. She was part of the judges at the 2011 and 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards and was also the host of X Factor West Africa.
Here’s saying a Happy Happy Birthday to our stars!