Seven Nigerian celebrities from Rivers state

Seven Nigerian celebrities from Rivers state

Rivers state is one of the largest states in Nigeria, and it has become popular not just for its peaceful environment but also for the big names in the entertainment industry it has produced.

Top celebrities in the entertainment industry have emerged from this beautiful state that lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta.  

Let’s take a look at some top celebrities who hails from Rivers state

Tonto Dikeh

Veteran Nollywood actress, filmmaker and philanthropist, Tonto Dikeh hails from Port Harcourt, Rivers state, and she’s one of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.

Monalisa Chinda

Talented Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda is another big name in the entertainment industry that hails from Rivers state. She has been consistent in featuring in top projects ever since she came on board.

Duncan Mighty

Popularly known as Port Harcourt first son, Duncan Mighty has become a global brand. The talented singer and songwriter have been consistent in showing off his state.

Natasha Akide (Tacha)

Former BBNaija housemate, Natasha Akide popularly known as Tacha, has taken the title of Port Harcourt first daughter; she has grown to become a huge brand in the entertainment industry.

Mary Uranta

Born and raised in Port Harcourt, Mary Uranta is a true Rivers child. She has become a reputable personality in the industry.

Agbani Darego

Former Miss World and Nigeria, Agbani Darego is also one of the most prominent personalities to hail from the state. She has become a role model to millions of youth across the globe.

Burna Boy

This list would be incomplete without Grammy Award winner. Burna Boy was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers state but had his childhood in the Western part of the country.

Recall that after he won the Grammy, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike organised a home coming party for his victory.

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Lagos Assembly passes open grazing ban, VAT bills

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the Value Added Tax (VAT) bill and the one prohibiting open cattle grazing in the state.

On Thursday, Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, directed the acting Clerk, Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.

The two bills were passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting after they were read the third time.

Obasa commended his colleagues for their passion to see that the state continues to grow.

"I thank you all for this historic exercise," he said.

The House held separate...

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