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Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by naptu2: 11:32am On Dec 08, 2015
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These are some of the most popular Nigerian child stars from tv and music.


TV


1) Uze (Yomi Adeyemi-Wilson) in THIRD EYE.

This was one of the best detective series on the NTA. Olu Jacobs was a police detective who had a very special little helper that assisted him in unravelling the most difficult cases. His very intelligent little daughter (Yomi Adeyemi-Wilson) would always provide a different perspective that would assist him in catching criminals (she often did this unknowingly).

The only flaw in this show was that the NTA continued to portray Yomi Adeyemi-Wilson as a Home Science pupil even when she had moved on to QC (this was in the last 2 or 3 years of the show). You could tell that she was past primary school age.

Her father is Engineer Yomi Adeyemi-Wilson who was the spokesman for Mobil Nigeria, first CEO of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency and former President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.

Third Eye was originally aired between c1989-c1994 and this is how Yomi Awosope (nee Adeyemi-Wilson) looks like now (if I remember correctly, she attended Home Science, Queens College and Unilag [law).

Yomi and Niyi Awosope.

http://investmenttodayer..co.za/2013/10/investment-banking-internships-in-boston.html



2) Omotara (Farida Sanusi) in THE REIGN OF ABIKU.

Everybody preferred NTA 2 Channel 5 to NTA Channel 10 in the 1980s, but Channel 10 had a knack for producing phenomenal entries for the Nigerian Festival of Television Programmes (NIFETEP). This was one of the best entries ever (it was Channel 10's entry in the 1985 or 1986 edition).

Omotara was a sweet little girl during the day, but she had some really scary friends that visited her every night. Farida Sanusi's acting was superb, especially during the deliverance session. I'm sure you can remember her growling.

I think The Reign of Abiku and The Pot Of Life (NTA Benin/1987) are the best Nifetep entries ever.

That was 30 years ago. This is what she looks like now (she is now an accountant and fitness instructor).


http://onobello.com/kinabuti-lux-fashion-show/



3) Genevieve Nnaji in RIPPLES.

Ripples (c1988-c1994) was the hottest soap on Nigerian tv in 1988, but it was soon overshadowed by Behind The Clouds (1989) and Checkmate (1991). I didn't watch many episodes of Ripples beyond 1988 (after that I only watched it when everybody else was talking about something that happened on the show), so I'm struggling to remember the storyline, but I'll give it my best shot.

The lead actor (in the beginning) was Sola Fosudo. He was a rich playboy who always had problems with his wife (I think Yetunde Idowu acted as his wife) who was a lawyer. They had a daughter and I think he also had a girlfriend. Anyway, he died in a car crash and the show then focused on the problems that his wife encountered after his death (especially from the evil Talab Abass [played by Alex Usifo Omiagbo). That little daughter was 8 year old Genevieve Nnaji and here's how she looks like now.


http://goldmyne.net/goldmyne/photo-of-the-day-top-actress-genevieve-nnaji-before-the-fame/



http://stargist.com/nigerian_celebrity/if-you-love-someone-let-them-know-immediately-genevieve-nnaji/



Music.

Tosin Jegede produced a string of hits in the mid-1980s (c1984-c1987). This is what she looked like then.


http://www.vanguardngr.com/2012/09/i-left-the-country-to-escape-from-being-kidnapped/

And this is what she looks like now.






Chichi of Africa burst on the scene around 1988 to give Tosin Jegede a run for her money. She later served as personal assistant to Dele Momodu. This is what she looks like now.

Chibuzor Mercy Idowu.

http://www.aprokocity.com/chichi-of-africa-claims-marriage-husbands-proposal-was-horrible/



Benita Okojie had a string of hits in the mid and late 1990s and this is what she looks like now.


http://www.christianmediang.com/2015/02/new-music-kabiyesi-by-benita-okojie-ft.html


Unfortunately I can't remember the name of the boy in Adio Family (late 1970s/early 1980s series) and the very troublesome girl in Checkmate and Fuji House Of Commotion (1990s series).

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Ishilove: 11:55am On Dec 08, 2015
You cannot imagine my shock when I learnt that 'little girl' Benita is married

Naptu2, I'm FTC cheesy cheesy grin

Haha, in your face Lasisi!!! cheesy

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by IamChuzzy(m): 12:02pm On Dec 08, 2015
Where is Peter Bunor Junior? Check below

www.chuzzysblog.com

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Wisdomkosi(m): 12:02pm On Dec 08, 2015
This means if you are still small but you are ugly, don't loose hope. work hard and smart , you will get there.

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Nobody: 12:02pm On Dec 08, 2015
Even tho i cant act like them, they also cant handle dicks like me. everyone's got their area of expertise smiley

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by steffans(m): 12:02pm On Dec 08, 2015
Nawa oo..
Change is constant..

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by OJUELEGBA1: 12:02pm On Dec 08, 2015
ok
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Sijo01(f): 12:03pm On Dec 08, 2015
Chaiiiii, see Benita is all grown up.
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by LesbianBoy(m): 12:03pm On Dec 08, 2015
Genevieve Nnaji a Child "star" How many people knew her when she was child undecided undecided undecided undecided undecided

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Bootybuttchic(f): 12:03pm On Dec 08, 2015
u shld have used a before and after for some of them now.....



and u dint add sharon ezeamaka who is now in shuga series....she don tay too



also one small boy that was in blessings cry for help....i dont know his name sef

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by DancingSkeleton(m): 12:03pm On Dec 08, 2015
angry NOBODY HAS FOR ONCE POSTED MY CHILDHOOD PICS






ENDTIME POST
grin

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Nobody: 12:03pm On Dec 08, 2015
Hmnnn
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Guyman02: 12:04pm On Dec 08, 2015
Benita Okojie was really a gospel classic


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw8HZ79z3QY

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by mascot87(m): 12:04pm On Dec 08, 2015
I am a child star too so what happens
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by VickyRotex(f): 12:04pm On Dec 08, 2015
Oh Benita kiss kiss

We Ose 2x
We elolo ni re daghe
We isahan ni retu jodea
We ilolo nimeze
Era no tuo oha tuamea
Bikwe whonle ni a rere o
Medigwe me roe abba
We Ose kiss kiss kiss

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Nobody: 12:05pm On Dec 08, 2015
I remember Benita Okojie.

Damn! I'm old. cry

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by ikombe: 12:05pm On Dec 08, 2015
The dude above me undecided
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Nobody: 12:05pm On Dec 08, 2015
missKiffy:
wow
miqos02:
cool
Chimaritoponcho:
fp
ikombe:
The dude above me undecided
DancingSkeleton:
.
Freemanan:
Hmnnn
Freemanan:
Hmnnn
OJUELEGBA1:
ok
OJUELEGBA1:
ok
steffans:
Nawa oo..
Change is constant..
who get pakere 4 here? I need to re-direct some people's destiny ASAP grin

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Chimaritoponcho: 12:06pm On Dec 08, 2015
this thread didnt meet my epectation i was expecting to see aki and pawpaw
click like if u agree and share if u do not

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by miqos02(m): 12:07pm On Dec 08, 2015
cool
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by missKiffy(f): 12:07pm On Dec 08, 2015
Would have love to see a pic of them while young put side by side to that of now

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by fpeter(f): 12:08pm On Dec 08, 2015
Farida Sanusi, her parents tried o way back to allow their child act that scary role.
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by M4gunners: 12:09pm On Dec 08, 2015
Francis Duru (aka) Ahanna.

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Nobody: 12:09pm On Dec 08, 2015
I wonder, does anyone know where to find THE REIGN OF ABIKU online? This was such a fantastic movie series back then.....
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by naptu2: 12:10pm On Dec 08, 2015
Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by Chimaritoponcho: 12:10pm On Dec 08, 2015
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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by onomeasike: 12:11pm On Dec 08, 2015
What about Ikemefuna in Things Fall Apart?

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Re: Nigerian Child Stars And What They Look Like Now. by ichommy(m): 12:12pm On Dec 08, 2015
Wow

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