Renowned Nollywood actor Richard Mofe Damijo clocks 56; Also celebrating OAP Toolz!

Renowned Nollywood actor Richard Mofe Damijo clocks 56; Also celebrating OAP Toolz!

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate one of Africa’s finest entertainers Richard More Damijo alongside celebrated On-air Personality Toolz, this day July 6!


Richard Mofe-Damijo popularly known as RMD was born July 6, 1961 in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.

The acting veteran, a graduate of Theatre Arts in 1997  returned to the university to study law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.

After graduating from the university, Mofe-Damijo’s journey to fame began when he featured in a television soap opera in the late 80’s called Ripples. Before then, he had a stint with Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine as a reporter.

Out of Bounds was the first film for which he received a writer/producer credit, launching him to stardom.

In 2005 at the maiden edition of the African Movie Academy Awards Mofe-Damijo won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In January 2009 he became Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.

More recently RMD has acted in films; Wedding Party, Three Wise Men, Okafor’s Law and Oloibiri.

Mofe-Damijo was married to the late May Ellen Ezekiel, a foremost Nigerian journalist popularly known as MEE. After MEE’s death in 1996, Mofe-Damijo married Jumobi Adegbesan. He has four children.

The dashing actor turns 56.


Nigerian radio personality, talk show host, and presenter Tolu Oniru popularly known as Toolz is best known for hosting The Midday Show on The Beat 99.9 FM.

Born and bred in the united Kingdom, Toolz bagged a degree in Business and Mass Communication from the London Metropolitan University and later joined the broadcast media.

Before joining Beat FM, Toolz worked at MTV in London but decided to move back to Lagos in 2009.

She is married to Tunde Demuren

Toolz turns 35.

Happy Birthday to our very own!

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