Veteran Nollywood actress, Victoria Inyama, has urged Nigerian ladies to dress
in a decent manner to avoid getting raped.
Inyama, who condemned the high rate of raping across the country since the
COVID-19 pandemic began, took to her Instagram page @iyamu.victoria to
advise Nigerian ladies on the dangers of indecent dressing in a video clip.
She said that ladies should endeavour to dress appropriately so that they would
not “trigger” the perpetrators of rape crimes.
“Appropriate dressing and comportment. l beg my ladies (minus the minors or
aged victims) to please.. dress in appropriate clothing, to reduce the trigger for
“A lot of these perpetrators have underlying mental health issues and being
around them in certain clothing is a trigger…..sadly, the victim still gets to be
shamed and ridiculed.
“So, it will be wise to safeguard yourself.
“Yes, it’s not about the dressing as some will say, compare with Europe and
America, but remember they take rape cases seriously unlike in Nigeria…Think
about it,” she wrote.
Inyama is a popular Nigerian actress known for the TV Series “Ripples”.
Popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has spoken about her brush with authorities in Dubai, UAE, last year.
There were reports she was arrested and deported from the Middle-eastern city
However, the controversial actress and mother of one in a chat with journalist
and publisher, Dele Momodu, on Instagram disclosed that contrary to some
media reports, her brush with authorities occurred after she was called a
prostitute by a guard in Arabic language.
She said: “Far from it. That incident in Dubai was not drugs because if it was I
would be in jail. It had nothing to do with drugs or alcohol even.
Knowing Your Favourite Actor (DAGUNRO)
Fasasi Olabankewin populaly known as Dagunro was a native of Osogbo, Osun State, the popular actor is famous for playing traditional roles in several Yoruba epic movies.
Dagunro has two sons, Kazeem Iyanda Olabankewin and Jamiu Olabankewin who are also theatre arts practitioners. Dagunro and his son Jamiu were popular faces in Nollywood movies before his demise.
According to multiple reports,the screen star has been battling with an undisclosed sickness for some years before he succumbed to the cold hands of death.
The Secretary of the Osun State chapter of Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association Of Nigeria,Ademola Adedokun confirmed the death of Dagunro in Lagos on Thursday,June 13, 2019.
Some of his movies include ‘Kakaki ‘Leku’, ‘Ikilo Agba’,and ‘Inubibi’, released in 2008, 2008 and 2007 respectively.
The late actor, who began acting in Primary 5, celebrated his 50th anniversary on stage on April 26, 2015 at the Blue Roof, LTV 8, Agindigbi, Ikeja, Lagos. It was a well-attended event.