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Six prominent actors from Nollywood who attended the University of Lagos



The University of Lagos is unquestionably regarded as one of the best institutions in Nigeria. It has produced notable individuals in the Nollywood and music industries.
Akahi News highlights six Nollywood stars who graduated from the prestigious University of Lagos in this article.


1.  Richard Mofe-Damijo: The actor who is popularly known as RMD hails from Delta State and has two University degrees. After securing a degree in Theatre Arts from the  University of Benin, RMD returned to school to study Law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.

Funke Akindele

2. Funke Akindele: The talented role interpreter has an OND in Mass Communication from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun State and bagged a Law degree from the University of Lagos.

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Helen Paul

3. Helen Paul: She is a comedian and actress married to Femi Bamisile. The mother of two attended the University of Lagos, where she obtained her Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctorate degree in Theater Arts respectively.

Kenneth Okonkwo

Kenneth Okonkwo

4.  Kenneth Okonkwo: He obtained a degree in Business Management at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and also bagged a Master’s degree in International and Law Diplomacy at the University o of Lagos

Genevieve Nnaji

5. Genevieve Nnaji: She attended the University of Lagos, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts. The veteran actress began auditioning for acting jobs in Nollywood, while she was still in school.

6. Kanayo O. Kanayo: Anayo Modestus Onyekwere popularly known as Kanayo O Kanayo is also a UNILAG graduate. He obtained a diploma in Mass Communication, a diploma in Law and a graduate degree in philosophy from the University of Lagos. The veteran actor also obtained a law degree from the University of Abuja in 2018 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2020.

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