Birthday Shout! AY, Dolapo Oni, Runtown…

Birthday Shout! AY, Dolapo Oni, Runtown…

Yvonne Williams


Big time Stand-Up comedian, Ayo Richard Makun, popularly known as “AY” is one of the leading comedy acts in Nigeria.

Born in Ondo state but bred in Delta State, AY gained fame through impersonating Rev. Chris Okotie in his hilarious jokes. In 2006, he was named  “Best Up-Coming Comedian in Nigeria”.  But this was not his first as he had grabbed several awards; Most Celebrated Student on Campus (2001), Best Showbiz Promoter (2001),  The Most Celebrated Theatre Arts Student (2003). in Delta State University, where he graduated from the department of Theatre Arts.

Before fame, he worked under comedy guru  Ali Baba as a Personal Assistant and Event Manager.

He hit comedy show – “AY Live” had become a delight to audience within and outside the country.

Applaudably, his popular event, “Open MIC Live” launched Popular acts Seyi Law and Akpororo  into the limelight after winning.

Dolapo Oni

Popular British born television personality  and actress from Ogun State Dolapo Oni is known for co hosting 53 Extra alongside Eku Eduwor and Ebony Life TV.

She graduated from the University of Bristol in England where she studied and obtained a degree in Chemistry, she went further in her academics and received her Master’s degree from the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London

She launched her career when she stood in for a friend on MNet red carpet and was told they were holding auditions, she went and was called a week later.

Dolapo Oni  featured as the  ‘Lady in Blue’ in the Nigerian adaptation of the famous Broadway stage play ‘For Colored Girls and  South African TV- Series ‘Jacob’s Cross

The star has graced the pages of various publications like ThisDay Style, Vanguard Allure, Mania, MADE Magazine, Exquisite Magazine, Mode MEN and Genevieve.

“Marcy Dolapo Oni has her own show! The Marcy Project. It’s a 30-minute lifestyle and entertainment program.


Douglas Jack Agu , better known by his stage name Runtown, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer with a diverse musical style mix of hip-hop, R&B, reggae and rap.
On 29 January 2014, Runtown collaborated with Davido to release a song produced by T-Spize titled “Gallardo” which won the Best Collaboration of The Year award at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards

He was born  19 August 1989.

Aisha Shaba

Aisha grew up outside the country. She graduated with a degree in International Business and Finance in 2007. On her vacation to Nigeria in 2010, her sister lured her to an audition for popular television drama, “Tinsel”

She was also a contestant at the “Spirited Actor” in America, grabbing the second position in the Television show

Aisha Shaba is also an entrepreneur and the younger sibling of Jumai Shaba, she is owner of her own eponymous label Ayesha.

Bolanle Olukani

Raised in Nigeria, Israel, Kenya and America, Bolanle Olukanni decided to come back to her home country Nigeria. .
She graduated from Loyola University Chicago, in Chicago, America with Honours in a double degree, of BA Communications and BA International Studies.

Upon completion of her NYSC, Bolanle entered into the ‘Search for Mo’s Co-host’ competition to be a part of ‘Moments with Mo’ and she was chosen out of hundreds of other hopefuls to be one of the co-host alongside talk show host and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Mo Abudu.
Bolanle has had the opportunity to interview a variety of inspiring and influential entrepreneurs, celebrities and politicians such as Oscar nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, Grammy award winning singer Brandy, Lagos State Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola, to name a few.
Recently, Bolanle has joined the hit reality music show MTN Project Fame West Africa as a co-host along side Joseph Benjamin. MTN Project Fame


Here’s saying a big Happy birthday to our celebrities!

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