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Chudi Kashimavo Nnamuah: The Unseen Hero of “Isakaba”

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In the bustling world of Nollywood, where stars rise and fade like constellations, there exists an unsung hero—a name not etched in neon lights but eternally etched in our memories. That name is Chudi Kashimavo Nnamuah, and his portrayal of Ikenka, the “nwa ngworo” (crippled) commander, left an indelible mark on the silver screen.

Ikenka was no ordinary character. Confined to a wheelchair, he wielded power that transcended mere limbs. His wisdom, resilience, and strategic mind were his weapons, and he called the shots with the Isakaba boys. Despite physical limitations, Ikenka commanded respect and authority. His voice resonated louder than any gunshot, and his eyes saw beyond the mundane. In a world where brawn often overshadowed brains, Ikenka was a beacon of intellect—a testament that true strength lies not in sinew but in spirit.

But here’s the twist Chudi is crippled in real life. His portrayal of Ikenka wasn’t mere acting; it was an embodiment of his own battles. Perhaps the pain etched in his eyes was more than just thespian craft—it was a reflection of personal struggle. His wheelchair became a chariot, propelling him into our hearts.

And now we tread on murky ground. Was Chudi well compensated for his role? Or was he another casualty of Nollywood’s exploitative dance? The industry often treats lesser-known actors as expendable pawns, paying them meager wages and withholding recognition. Did Chudi receive his due, or did he fade into obscurity, a victim of an industry that sometimes values profit over talent?

We contemplate, but answers elude us. What we know is this Chudi Kashimavo Nnamuah, the unassuming Ikenka, added depth to “Isakaba.” His legacy isn’t measured in banknotes but in the whispers of fans who still invoke his name. And perhaps, just perhaps, that’s worth more than any paycheck.

So here’s to you, Chudi—our Ikenka, our unsung hero. May your wheels keep turning, even when the cameras stop rolling.

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Davido reveals fate of Peruzzi, other DMW artists as he launches new record label

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Davido reveals fate of Peruzzi, other DMW artists as he launches new record label

Nigerian singer and music executive David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has joined forces with UnitedMasters to establish his new label, Nine+ Records.

Under the terms of the agreement, Davido will take the lead in artist development and A&R for a roster of Nigerian artists.

As a result, his previous record label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), has been dissolved.

On his X handle on Saturday, Davido disclosed that all the artists currently signed to DMW will move to Nine+.

He wrote, “All dmw artists would be moved to Nine+ records …. Clearing the air!”

Some of the artists currently signed to DMW include Dremo, Yonda, Peruzzi, Idowest from Lagos Island, DJ Ecool, Danagog, B-Red, Deekay, May D, Deinde, Ayanfe, Liya, Morravey, SayTheyCallMESG and Logos Olori.

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They called fake policers to beat me up – Influencer Nicki Dabarbie continues to drag Skiibii

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Influencer Nicki Dabarbie has continued to spill more details about her alleged encounter with singers Skibii and Mayorkun.

According to her Instagram story, she revealed how they had called fake police on her. She further revealed that people that were guarding Skiibi with guns to protect him wherever he goes.

She however disclosed that she remembers their faces perfectly. She expressed that they had beaten her up and seized her phone because she was going live and that she really had to fight for her life.

“They called fake police officers on me.. people that were garding him with gins wherever he goes..”

She ended her statement by revealing that she was never trusting a single soul ever in her life. She also shared a picture of the hospital that they had taken her to.

She shared a picture of the hospital while stating that the fake soldiers who had beaten her up had told her that they would sue her

and that she would die in prison

She also narrated that they had recorded her while in the hospital so that they could tell the world that she was on drugs. Nicki Dabarbie also revealed that they had promised that they would take down her account and make sure that she loses her mind.

She further disclosed how they had pretended to be nice and smiling to her family when they came to the hospital to check up on her.

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Pope Junior: Mistakes happen even in hollywood” – Uche Ogbodo defends Nollywood producer Adanma luke

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In a recent development, actress Uche Ogbodo has continued to pledge her allegiance to Nollywood produce Adanma Luke.

Following the backlash that the Nollywood producer has been receiving in the wake of Junior Pope’s death, Uche Ogbodo has rushed to the social media to defend her friend.

Taking to Instagram, she posted a picture of her friend, Adanma Luke, while writing that she was the strongest woman that she knows and that her light will continue to be with her.

In her words, she had this to say,

“the strongest woman, determined, kind, and soft at heart. Neefe, your life is with you. See this one through. God gat you for life.”

However, following her comment, some netizens did not take this well. They came to her comment section to slam her over her post.

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