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Ghana Government should know not all Nigerians in Ghana are fraudsters”-Adekola Ojelere Nigeria film maker

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Over the years the Nollywood movie industry has involved from just telling home videos stories to reaching out to Nigerians in the diaspora with unique home base stories.

For Nigerians In the diaspora one of the ways to keep their memories alive about home is watching movies made in nigeria especially those with its unique languages.

 

In making this possible for Nigerians based in Ghana, Adekola Ojelere aka Merry recently became the first film maker to ever premiere a Yoruba movie in Ghana. After breaking such record, Daily continental had an exclusive interview with him on his success story so far.

Q: what is your full name?

A. Am Adekola Ojelere by name popularly known as merry

Q. Could you give us a brief profile of yourself?

A. I’m a filmmaker , I have produced and directed couple of movies both in English and in my local dialect which is Yoruba

Q. We learnt you just Premier a Yoruba movie in Accra Ghana which had never happened before what was the motive behind it?

A. First of all I want to give glory to God for the success of the program , The motive behind the Yoruba movie I premiered was to promote Nigeria culture and to unite the Nigerians here in Ghana especially the Yoruba community . Also I wanted to pass a message the people of Ghana as well as the government on the fact there are Nigerians in Ghana who a legally earning their money so that the perception of all Nigerians been fraudsters can be eradicated. Believe me when I tell you that there are lot of Nigerians here doing legit business which is also promoting Ghana economy.

Q.With your busy schedule at locations, how do you manage your day?

A. I am always happy when ever am on set because it’s what I love doing and that’s my passion.

Q: How many movies have you directed so far?

A. Wow, hmmm I can’t really count but it’s aLots of movies

Q.How is life over  in Ghana and what are your giant strides since your arrival?

A. Life in Ghana has been cool because the country is peaceful and has security even though the cost of living in Ghana is high God has been so wonderful to me

Q.What advice do you have for Nollywood upcoming?

A.  they should be focus, prayerful and be hard working because hard work and prayer works

Q. Adverse for Nigerians in Ghana ?

A.  The only advice is that we should all be a law abiding citizen and stay out of fraud and crime let’s make Nigeria name great again.

You can follow Adekola Ojelere aka Merry on his social media platforms for more about his activities and upcoming projects

IG @adekolaojeleremerry

Fb @ prinz Adekola Ojelere

Twitter @adekolaojelere

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Kim Kardashian West Swaps Her Vintage Wares For a Cool Emerging Label

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For the past few months, Kim Kardashian West has proven herself to be a die-hard lover of vintage fashion, stepping out in archival pieces by Thierry Mugler, Azzedine Alaïa, Versace, and Jean Paul Gaultier, with the latter’s slinky, tattoo-style pieces proving a particular favorite. Kardashian West’s obsession with scouring these throwback collections—and then finding items within them that still feel fresh and new—is trickier than it seems; her next-level eye has even made Vogue’s own resident eBay queen, Liana Satenstein, second guess her talent for finding those precious gems. But now, the star is giving all that up in favor of an achingly cool emerging label.

Stepping out yesterday in Los Angeles, California, Kardashian West was spotted in a custom outfit by the German brand Ottolinger. Since the brand’s designers Christa Bösch and Cosima Gadient, who are Swiss but based in Berlin, launched the line in 2015, they have developed a modern, sci-fi inspired aesthetic that combines body-conscious silhouettes with more technical fabrics; their recent Fall 2019 collection even featured riffs on ski wear. Kardashian West chose to mimic that sporty feel with a skin-tight tracksuit, detailed with subtle roping. Meanwhile, fitted boots gave it a head-to-toe finish.

So, does this switch-up officially end Kardashian West’s retro kick? Will she now return to the futuristic athleisure vibe that was once her signature? Judging by this ensemble, the answer is yes—and she’s chosen the perfect on-the-pulse design duo to nail the transition.

 

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Taylor Swift Typo Twitter ablaze: ‘You’re the only one of you / Baby, that’s the fun of you’

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Some Taylor Swift fans are upset over a misplaced apostrophe on the singer’s merchandise after someone noticed the typo and posted it on social media.

Twitter user @SavvyStardust found the error on her shirt, in the lyrics of Swift’s new single “ME!,” which say: “You’re the only one of you / Baby, that’s the fun of you.”

However, on the shirt, the apostrophe is placed after the “R,” and erroneously says “your’e,” according to the picture.

 

“EXCUSE ME! I’ve had this shirt for nearly a month and you’re telling me it’s had a typo THIS WHOLE TIME!!” @SavvyStardust captioned the picture she posted on Twitter Wednesday.

Fans were not pleased with the find.

“But Taylor needs to see this. We ain’t paying good money to look like boo boo the fools,” one person wrote.

“STOP. THIS HAS TO BE A JOKE,” another person said.

“They need to re-send new one at no charge and send a shipping label to return defective one. Typically they don’t take back defective items anyway. I would contact the store,” someone else tweeted.

Another fan wrote: “Taylor needs her old merch team back.”

Several fans checked their own merchandise and, sure enough, they found the typo on their shirts, too.

“GIRL. SAME. Your post made me check my shirt!” one fan commented, with a video showing the typo on her shirt.

Other fans mocked the typo, particularly in light of one line in “ME!,” which says: “Hey, kids! / Spelling is fun!”

 

READ MORE: Kim Kardashian West Swaps Her Vintage Wares For a Cool Emerging Label

 

“I guess they didn’t listen when Taylor said that spelling is fun. I hope you can get it sorted,” someone wrote.

Someone else thought the typo was humorous, saying: “Isn’t this ironically perfect tho. I mean the quote says ‘You’re the only one of you, Baby that’s the fun of you’ this shirt with its typo makes it one of its kind and makes it a fun happy accident lol unless it was intentional.”

Others suggested the typo could be an Easter egg, since Swift has been known to drop hints in all her music.

“What if it’s an Easter egg?” someone asked, though the suggestion was shut down by someone else who responded: “A typo isn’t a cute Easter egg.”

However, the typo wasn’t on everyone’s merchandise. A few fans had shirts that didn’t have the misplaced apostrophe.

 

“Mine is spelled right but now I’m paranoid and checking ALL of my merch for typos!! Like wth??” she wrote, alongside a picture of her shirt with the correct grammar.

“Omg mine DOESN’T have that!” another person chimed in.

However, despite all the hype, @SavvyStardust made sure to note later that she’s not actually upset about the typo.

“People @ ing me as if I’m mad about the mistake on my shirt. I’m not even upset. I just find it hilarious it took me a month to notice. I love my misprinted shirt. Please if you’re coming to start drama move on because it ain’t here hunny,” she wrote.

 

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