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Baba Sala

Baba Legba
7 Sep 2020
The Nigerian film industry Nollywood is in mourning once again following the demise of veteran actor Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle professionally known as Baba Legba. The comic actor is said to have died in the early hours of today. Known for his roles in the Yoruba speaking sector of Nollywood, he is reported to have died…
8 Dec 2018
The remains of the late veteran Yoruba comedian, Moses Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala, were buried in his Ilesa country home yesterday, amid tears by family members and sympathisers. The 82-year-old comedian died on October 7, this year, at his private residence in Ilesa after suffering a stroke. Speaking at the funeral service held…
14 Nov 2018
While conducting a professional research on the late Moses Olaiya Adejumo, I found that by only emphasising and applauding the icon’s hilarious comedies...
19 Oct 2018
Death is a necessary end, it will come when it will come!– William Shakespeare Sir: With every sense of loss and history, it sours our hearts to hear the death of Mr. Moses Olaiya JP., popularly known as Baba Sala. Baba Sala was a humble humorist, a stoic man with very influential figure in the…
12 Oct 2018
Veteran Nigerian actor and comedian, Moses Adejumo who was popularly known as Baba Sala who died at the age of 83 on October 7th of this year, has been honoured by the organisers of the Best Of Nollywood Awards organisers. It is learnt that the comedy award category will now be known as the Moses Adejumo…
10 Oct 2018
Some few days ago, Nigeria lost one of its gems when veteran entertainer, Baba Sala died. In an update to the news of his death, the family of the late veteran Nigerian actor and comedian, Moses Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala, has warned unsuspecting members of the public against falling for the tricks of…
9 Oct 2018
Across the road, just by the University of Ibadan’s main gate, is Agbowo Shopping Complex. Inside the facility lies a bunker-like structure that used to house the film theatre named after the famed comedian Baba Sala, whose appearance in any scene alone...
8 Oct 2018
The Nigerian entertainment industry has lost one of its rarest gems in the person of veteran comedian, actor and dramatist, Moses Olaiya Adejumo popularly known as Baba Sala. It is gathered that he died at the age of 82 on Sunday, October 7th in his Ilesa, Osun State home. Taking to Facebook to confirm the…
17 Jun 2018
Jonathan Haynes had firsthand experience with Nigerian film industry at its early days and fell in love with it immediately. He has gone on to write a great book on the industry, The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres.
16 Jul 2017
The name JOSY AJIBOYE brings memories of humorous, educative and entertaining cartoons to mind. Ajiboye’s works spoke volumes to the teaming audience that followed him over 29 years of his sojourn at the Daily Times.
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Lagos and artistes are interwoven. From Bobby Benson, Victor Olaiya, Agu Norris, Rex Lawson, Tunde Nightingale, I.K Dairo, Herbert Ogunde, Victor Uwaifo, Ebenezer Obey, Sunny Ade, Baba Sala


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