The demise of veteran Nigerian comedian and actor hit Nigeria’s entertainment industry yesterday November 22nd, 2021.
Babatunde Omidina popularly known as Baba Suwe was a big star in Yoruba movie scene as far back as the 90s. He is known for providing comic relief in movies through rib-cracking actions.
He was one of the funniest comedians people watch out for in movies back then.
Meanwhile, we’ve decided to bring to you, 10 facts about Baba Suwe you probably might not know about.
Here 10 Facts About Baba Suwe You Might Not Know About
Birth And Growing Up
1. Baba Suwe was born on August 22nd, 1958. Just 2years before Nigeria receive independence.
2. Contrary to popular belief that Baba Suwe hails from Osun State, information had it that the ace actor grew up in Lagos Island but hails from Ikorodu Local Government Area Of Lagos State.
3. Baba Suwe attended Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos before proceeding to Children Boarding School in Osogbo, Osun State.
4. He started his secondary school education at Adekanbi Commercial High School in Mile 12, Lagos but he was able to acquire his West African School Certificate at Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, Osun State.
5. Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe started his acting career in 1971 but he became popular in 1997 as a result of his role in a movie titled “Omolasan” produced by Obalende.
6. Same 1997, he also featured in Olaiya produced movie titled “Iru Esin” which made him even more popular.
7. Baba Suwe had featured in several other hit movies like “Baba Jaiye Jaiye“, “Ebi Olokada“, “Baba Londoner“, “Obelomo“, “Elebolo“, “Larinloodu” and many more.
Accusation & Drug Scandal
8. He was accused of Cocaine Trafficking in 2011 by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
The Lagos High Court ruled the accusation as false and defamatory and as a result, the court-ordered NDLEA to pay him N25million Naira damages. He didn’t receive the money until he died.
9. Baba Suwe married late female comedienne, Omoladun and they had 3 children, Halimat Omidina, Okiki Omidina, and Junior Omidina.
10. The legendary comedy actor died in November 22, 2021 after battling with serious sickness for a long time. He died at the age of 63.Follow Us On Social Media 👇
VIDEO: Patoranking Thrills Crowd With His Hit Songs At 2022 Qatar World Cup
Nigerian Dancehall singer, Patoranking, thrilled fans with his performance at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Last week, the music star’s colleague Kizz Daniel left the audience singing his praises after thrilling over 50 thousand fans with his performance at the festival.
In a new video making the rounds, Patoranking performed some of his hit songs at the fan festival today, November 28 at the Al Bidda Park.
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Prior to that, Patoranking announced his arrival in Qatar in an Instagram post on Sunday night where he posted a video, showing the warm reception he got from his fans who organised a dance troupe for him.
The highlight of his arrival was a surprise welcome from his mum who he met for the first time in five years.
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Broda Shaggi Begins ‘marathon Fasting’ As Wizkid Unfollows Him
Popular Nigerian Skitmaker, Broda Shaggi, has reacted after Afrobeats star, Wizkid, unfollowed him on Instagram alongside many others.
Shortly after the announcement of Wizkid’s forthcoming album ‘SeiLess,’ it was noticed on his page that the music star had removed everyone he was once following.
The content creator who noticed that he was kicked out of the following list took to his Instagram story to express how he feels about it.
“Wizkid don unfollow me too! I won’t eat anything for 3 years… Only water. Who vex popsy o,”
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At the moment, Big Wiz, left an Instagram follower on his page out of his 15.9M followers; a photographer supposedly a crew member of his.
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