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Popular Nollywood actress, film producer, and television personality Monalisa 
Chinda Coker on Friday told her 214,000 fans and followers on social media that their situations are not beyond God.
The beautiful actress tweeted on her handle @Monalisacode, “Your situation is not beyond GodWith HIM ALL things are possiblegood morning dearies…..’’
The actress did not expressly state what ‘situation’ she is referring to, whether it is the economic crisis plaguing the country or any other issue.
Monalisa Chinda was born on September 13, 1974, in Port Harcourt, River State to an Ikwere father and an Igbo mother.

She is the first born to her family of two sons and four daughters.
She attended Army Children’s School GRA for Primary and then Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls’ School, Elelenwo for Secondary, all in Port Harcourt.
She obtained a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt.
Her first major movie was `Pregnant Virgin’, which she did in 1996.
However, after graduation from the university in 2000, she did `Above the Law’ and has done many others since then.
Coker’s road to stardom kicked off in 2007 when she started appearing in the television soap `Heaven’s Gate.’
In 2011, she debuted as Executive Producer in the Royal Arts Academy movie, `Kiss & Tell’, which Emem Isong co-produced with her, and Desmond Elliott directed.
In May 2012, she became one of the first of four Nollywood stars to be featured on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine.
The Nollywood stars that featured on the cover of the Hollywood Weekly Magazine were Monalisa Chinda, Desmond Elliot, Jackie Appiah and Joseph Benjamin.
In November 2014, the actress branched out of acting a little bit and debuted her Talk Show titled “You & I with Monalisa.’’
She is involved in a lot of charity works.
Coker is a consultant with Royal Arts Academy, a media school known for breeding new talents, in acting, directing, and screenwriting.
In 2011, the talented film producer was crowned Port Harcourt Carnival Queen, during the Port Harcourt Carnival in her hometown of Rivers State.
In 2010, she was nominated for `Best Actress in a drama series’ at the Terracotta TV and Film Awards.
She won `Best Actress,’ at the 2009 Afro Hollywood Award at the Monte Carlo Television Festival, an international festival and competition focusing on productions for television founded in 1961 and based in Monaco, France.
She has featured in over 80 movies.
The mother of one got married traditionally to Victor Tonye Coker on Feb. 20, 2016, after her first marriage to Dejo Richards crashed in 2009.
Their white wedding ceremony was done in Santorini, Greece on Sept. 1, 2016.
Her husband grew up in Port Harcourt but lived most of his life in Germany where he is based

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3SC Shock Rangers in 2:2 Draw on Monimichelle Turf in Awka

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Shooting Stars of Ibadan last Saturday afternoon stunned the mammoth crowd at the Awka Township Stadium with a dramatic comeback to a 2-2 draw with Rangers Int’l of Enugu in the Match Day 36 encounter.

 

The two sides played out a goalless draw in the first 45 minutes with Rangers also Flying Antelopes having a number of near goal situations with no much anxious moment in their goal area.

 

Rangers FC broke the deadlock in the 46th minute through Shedrack Asiegbu, just at the resumption of play in the second half and in the 55th minute later through Chidiebere Nwobodo.

 

The Ibadan based side popularly known as Oluyole Warriors fought back through Moses Omoduemuke who scored in the 73rd and 88th minutes.

 

The comeback sent the excited Awka fans into a sudden chill while some of them had to leave the stadium before the final whistle.

 

The enraged fans including some veteran Rangers int’l said the way the team surrendered a comfortable 2-0 lead within 15 minutes called the technical judgment of Coach Abdul Maikaba to question.

 

Nwakaibeya Anene said, the Rangers spirit was already building up in Awka but the draws from their last two games especially when they were winning was a bad to pay fans for their loyalty.

 

“First half was good, we defended very well even when we lost chances to score but the game changed after we scored, our defense collapsed, that was why we conceded the goals.

 

“We even told the coach to play one of our best defenders but he sent him back, the draw was unnecessary, our players were uninspiring,” he said.

 

Reacting to their performance in the game, Isiaka Mutiu said it was a product of determination and belief in God.

 

“It is God, I must be honest with you because we can’t explain; all we know is that we put in every effort we could.

 

“Our general manager told us to believe in ourselves, that everything is possible and thank God we got that all important point.

 

Agoye Olumide, coach of Shooting Stars said the draw was a product from their game in Ibadan last week when Abia Warriors who came back from 0-2 to draw level.

 

He said the Awka stadium pitch also brought out the best in his players as it made for free flowing football.The Stadium was built by popular facility Manager,Monimichelle led by Ebi Moni-luv Egbe.

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Funke Akindele’s 7yr Marriage To JJC Skillz Crashes

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Music executive, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz has announced his separation from his wife, actress Funke Akindele.

He announced this in a post shared on his IG page this morning. He said the last two years of his marriage has been extremely difficult and that he has moved out of their home on the instance of Funke.

 

”Dear Friends and family I need to let you know that Funke and I have separated. While it lasted we shared a lot of things together and have created 2 beautiful children. The last two years have been extremely difficult for us. I know I have tried my best to fix things but I believe it is beyond repair now. Three months ago and at Funke’s insistence ,I moved out of the house and apart from AMVCA,I have not been able to get Funke to sit down in an amicable manner to discuss the future of our relationship. I’m making this announcement so that the public is clear that we both are pursuing separate lives. We still have issues that need to be addressed such as the custody and wellbeing of our children which is paramount as well as business interests which needs to be disentangled but I have no doubt that all of these will be resolved one way or the other.

 

There have been reports that their marriage has been in crisis for a while now. In the last AMVCA awards, Funke and JJC arrived at the venue of the ceremony separately but sat together and even went on the stage to receive an award won by Funke.

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