7 Nollywood Actressses From Kogi State (Photos)

1. Ajanigo Simeon

Ajanigo Simeon is a Nigerian actress and brand ambassador. A native of Dekina part of Kogi State, Simeon had her major breakout role in the 2011 epic Nigerian film, The Blind Orphan.

 

2. Nancy Ameh

Nancy Ameh is a Nigerian actress and model. Last year, she came to limelight after her leading performance as Inikpi in the Nigerian epic drama film, The Legend of Inikpi.

Nancy is from Kogi State.

 

 

3. Rekiya Yusuf

Rekiya Yusuf is a Nigerian actress and television presenter. Renowned for her starring role as Mimi in a situational Nigerian television series, Flatmates, Rekiya hails from Okene part of Kogi State.

 

4. Esther Audu

Esther Ene Audu is a Nigerian actress. Best known for her starring roles in the films, Inikpi and Mystified, Esther is originally from Olamaboro of Kogi State.

 

5. Yetunde Barnabas

Yetunde Barnabas is a Nigerian actress, model, and film producer. A winner of the 2019 Miss Tourism Nigeria, Yetunde is best known for role as Miss Pepeiye in the Nigerian family television sitcom, Papa Ajasco and Company.

She hails from Kogi State.

 

6. Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson Okojie is a Nigerian actress. Widely regarded as one of the best actresses currently making waves in the nollywood film industry, Mercy first attained national recognition after she won the 2009 African Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her outstanding appearance as Rita in the critically acclaimed epic Nigerian historical movie, Live To Remember.

 

She is an indigene of Okene in Kogi State.

 

7. Halima Abubakar

Halima Abubakar is a Nigerian actress. A winner of the 2011 Afro Hollywood Best Actress award, Halima launched her acting career professionally with her minor role in the film, Rejected.

She is a descent of Kogi State.