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BN Exclusive: She’s a Year Older! Ini Edo, Desmond Elliot, Mike Ezuruonye, Omoni Oboli, Segun Arinze & More Celebrate Nollywood Star, Monalisa Chinda at her Birthday Party in Lagos – Photos



Monalisa & Tamar

She is one of Nigeria’s most celebrated actresses, a yummy mother of a cute girl and yes, a leading style star – These are just few of the many ways to describe, Nollywood big screen actress, Monalisa Chinda.

Yesterday, Thursday 13th September 2012,  the top thespian and autism advocate turned a year older and celebrated her day with friends in and out of the entertainment industry, family and well wishers.

The party which took place at the Grotto Lounge and Bar, Victoria Island, Lagos, was a star studded affair as some of your most loved celebrities and socialities including Ini Edo, Desmond Elliot, Emem Isong, Omoni Oboli, Mike Ezuronye, Banke Meshida-Lawal, Ezinne Chinkata, Segun Arinze, Fife Aiyesimoju, Ejike Asiegbu and her cute little daughter, Tamar, who looked uber cute in a red outfit, gathered to celebrate the award winning actress.

Monalisa, who recently launched her Arise Monalisa Foundation, showed up at the venue in an orange mini dress. She accessorized her look with gold earrings, bracelet, ring, black pumps, blue nail polish and a sleek pony hair do.

From BellaNaija to Monalisa Chinda, we say a big Happy belated Birthday and we wish you all the best in your life and career.


Ini Edo & Tamar

Monalisa Chinda & Desmond Elliot

Guests including Ezinne Chinkata, Fife Aiyesimoju & Banke Meshida-Lawal

Guests including Segun Arinze, Ejike Asiegbu & Desmond Elliot

Guests including Ini Edo & Mike Ezuronye


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Adeola Adeyemo is a graduate of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from University of Lagos. However, her passion is writing and she worked as a reporter with NEXT Newspaper. She believes that anything can be written about; anything can be a story depending on the angle it is seen from and the writer's imagination. When she is not writing news or feature articles, she slips into her fantasies and creates interesting fiction pieces. She blogs at


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