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10 Nigerian Celebrities Who Engage in Business.



In this article,  list of celebrities who engage in other businesses apart from being a celebrity are figured out.   🔻 🔻 🔻

1.   Odunlade Adekola

Nigerian popular actor,  Odunlade Adekola also owns a business inspite of being a celebrity.   On the 20th of April,  2015,  he took to his offical social media accounts to announce the opening of his unisex barbing salon named D3 Executive Concept. This concept is located at Abeokuta,  Ogun state.  He employed many workers under him so as to boost the business well.


2.  Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele

Funke is not just successful in acting, she is also a skilled entrepreneur. She owns an acting school, Scene One School of Drama. Scene One School of Drama teaches aspiring actors, producers and dancers how to develop their talents and be the best in their creative careers. The courses offered in the school are Traditional and Contemporary Dance, Music, Introduction to Drama, Etiquette and Manners and much more.


3.  Jim Lyke

Jim Lyke

Nollywood actor, Jim Lyke’s wealth doesn’t come solely from acting but from his personal ventures as well. He owns a bottled water company, he also delved into the real estate sector as well as Burgeon Homes. He recently launched his taxi chauffeur company.

4.  Yul Edochie

This veteran actor owns a film academy-‘Yul Edochie Academy’. He started it in 2015 and has taken it upon himself,   to see that aspiring actors and actresses get the adequate training they deserve. Edochie generates a lot of incomes from this academy.

5. Toyin Abraham


Toyin Abraham is a Nigerian actress and filmmaker. She’s also a producer and entrepreneur. Toyin began her acting career in 2003. She starred in the movie Dugbe Dugbe nbo produced by Bukky Wright. Since then, she has continued to feature in best of Nollywood movies . And she’s also into movie production.

Toyin officially launched her herbal medicine business in October 2019. The business is called Toyin Herbal, a subsidiary of Toyin Abraham Company. She started it to serve as remedy to childlessness. As a result, she launched the Female Fertility Booster (FFB), a product that aids conception. Also, she is the CEO of BodytalkbyToyin.

Outside the herbal business, Toyin is one of Nigeria’s biggest social influencers. estimated her net worth at $500,000. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria.

6. Mercy Aigbe 


Mercy Aigbe was born in Edo State of Nigeria. Asides acting, Mercy is a business woman with diverse sources of income. She has a fashion store called Mag Diva Boutique which she launched in November 2014. Mercy also has a skincare line called Flawless by Mercy. And an asoebi store called Asoebi Mercy.

Her ability to combine these three business enterprises is commendable. And apart from these businesses, she stars in many Nollywood movies.

7. Lilian Esoro

Apart from being an actress, Lilian Esoro is a proud owner of a spa and boutique. The name of the business is Lioca, a state-of-the-art spa and boutique in Lekki. Before Lioca opened, it was alleged that Lilian was seen on the site helping out with tiles laying. This further shows her thirst for success.

Some of the services rendered include manicure and pedicure. Jelly pedicure and feet wax are also avaialble. She also sells Abayas, makeup brushes, and her own brand’s makeup kits. These are of course a handful. And one might ask, are these side or main hustles?

Lilian Esoro is another renowned Nigerian actor. She’s one of the richest as well. Her estimated net worth is $450,000. This is a pointer that the side business is worthy.

8. Liz Anjorin

Liz Aishat Anjorin is another popular Nigerian actor. She also owns side businesses. The pretty mother of one features in many movies. Liz owns a shop where she sells clothes and clothing materials. The boutique is said to be worth several millions of naira.

She travels abroad to source for fabrics. It appears she is also in the jewelry business. Also, she owns a fully equipped tailoring workshop.


9. D’Banj

Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo, aka DBanj, is another dogged entrepreneur who has tried his hands on some other businesses aside music, which has fetched him cool cash. DBanj owns KoKo Water, Koko Mobile (launched in 2010 in partnership with First Bank and the now defunct Mo’Hits Records) and Koko Lounge in Lagos and the UK. He recently launched Koko Gari and has disclosed that plans are underway for the launch of Koko Mattress and Koko Condoms.

Apart from his investments, Dbanj makes money from endorsement deals, record sales and concerts. He has a multimillion Naira deal with Chris Aire and UAC Foods. That is in addition to his endorsement deal with Globacom Telecommunications, which earned him N70m.

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10. Don Jazzy


Micheal Ajere, otherwise known as Don Jazzy, is another celebrity that has a brain for business. Sources have it that the Marvin Record boss has ventured into oil and gas business with his brother.

The brothers, sources have it, set up Marvin Energy, Oil and Gas Company and a 24-hour door-to-door diesel delivery service that supplies and retails petroleum products and offers services in construction of diesel storage tanks and leasing of trucks.

The Don also rakes in dollars from Loya Milk and MTN endorsements.





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“Men Use you and Dumps you because your private part is now too wide”- Bobrisky slams Tonto Dikeh




The messy fight and constant online dragging between two ex-best friends Tonto Dikeh and social media Influencer, Bobrisky isn’t coming to an end anytime soon.

Bobrisky via his Instagram page has revealed the reasons men leave Tonto Dikeh after few months of dating.

Bob who was a former bestie of the actress made this known shortly after Tonto called him a debtor and all sorts of names.

In a retaliating post, Bobrisky revealed that men leave Tonto Dikeh’s life after a short while of dating because her private part has become too wide.

Sharing a screenshot of what an ex-lover of Tonto Dikeh allegedly sent to him, Bobrisky further hinted that he is ready to go deeper and messier with Tonto Dikeh.

The recent dragging started when Bobrisky reached out to Kemi Olunloyo over Tonto Dikeh’s threats to get her arrested.

Bobrisky told Olunloyo that Tonto Dikeh cannot do anything, adding that she is just trash and bullshit.

Reacting to Bobrisky’s words, Tonto Dikeh in a post shared on her Instagram page, said whenever she ex a friend, such person becomes dead and irrelevant to her.

She added that God did her bad by giving her ex-friends who are so obsessed with her and are so pained that every time her name is trending over issues, they jump on it.

She wrote: “When I ex you as a friend, you become dead to me, as in your irrelevance would be second to none. I am that friend that when I cut you off, I cut your existence out. But I don’t know why God punishes me with ex-friends who are so obsessed with me and that are so pained that every time my name is brought up they wanna jump like person wey lose em gala”

“If you were dying and I am to comment to make you live, you know I wouldn’t do that, that’s who I am… Omo am blessed but una dey past now, make una stay there ooo.. If I still dey enter your eye talk but am still not taking you back. Period”

On his part, Bobrisky maintained that he is not reversing his statement because he knows Tonto Dikeh well and also reminded the world that the actress is still owing him.

He wrote: “You have asked me to send my account no since last year to pay ur debit till now nothing…. (5million is a lot abeg pay ur debt so i can also balance people I’m owning 😂😂😂😂. Nobody wish to go back to a friend like you, I will choose to remain friendless than to come to you. Before i forget you are still using my phone you borrowed from me ? Don’t worry how i know 😂😂😂😂 aunty borrow borrow sha change 😂😂😂cos ur own fake life pass my own 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂. I can be calm but bobrisky the IDAMU ADUGBO is always ready to fight !!!!! Lastly you cannot do anything to aunty Kemi cos I’m strongly behind her. If na money let spend as see who win or loose. Have a wonderful day.”

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Kate Henshaw, Rita Dominic, congratulates Blossom Chukwujekwu’s Second Marriage



Blossom Chukwujekwu

Nollywood actor, Blossom Chukwujekwu has received massive love from celebrities like Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, Lala Akindoju, Yul Edochie and several others as he returns to the gram after getting married for the second time.

Blossom Chukwujekwu has received a lot of love from other celebrities like Yul Edochie, Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw and several others as got married to his newly second wife.


Blossom Chukwujekwu shows gratitude and how grateful he is for the love they showed to him and his wife.
His fans and colleagues were excited as the actor took another shot at marriage to Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s niece, Winifred Akhuemokhan, a few years after his marriage with Maureen Esisi crashed over infidelity.

Taking to his instagram page, he wrote

“ we are grateful! Thank You”

Taking to his comment section, many celebrities dropped sweet words and congratulatory messages for the new couple.

Rita Dominic, “Congrats dearest Blossom. May God bless and strengthen your home. Amen”

Kate Henshaw, “Congratulations Blossom…. God bless you both”

Stan Nze, “Umo oma Jesus Blissful marriage

Lala Akindoju, “Congrats Blossom!!!! Gid bless and keep you both”

Ken Erics, “Congratulations Nwanne”

Kunle Remi, “Congratulations brother!! God bless your union”.



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“Justin Dean on his way”- Fans react as Korra Obidi acquires new car (video)



Korra Obidi

Popular dancer, author and social media influencer , Korra Obidi has purchased a brand new car for herself.

The popular dancer we all know is undergoing a divorce with her husband Justin Dean over cheating allegations.  They revealed each other’s secrets before the divorce took place.

The mother of two who might be going through a lot emotionally following her divorce has decided to buy herself a new car to cheer her up.

Korra Obidi on her official Instagram page, the dancer shared a video of her new car with a painting of her placed at the front of it.

We can see that she’s doing well and also to show the husband that she’s better without him.

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