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Nollywood Holds Tribute Night for Late Oronto Douglas at Eko Hotel | Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Omoni Oboli & More

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President Goodluck Jonathan‘s close aide Oronto Douglas died of cancer earlier this month.

Many celebrities sent condolence messages on social media as they mourned his loss.

Nollywood held a tribute night to honour him, yesterday at Eko Hotel & Suites in VI, Lagos. Stars including Rita Dominic, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Monalisa Chinda, Ramsey Nouah, Genevieve Nnaji & more attended and some performed on stage.

Here are first photos –

Oronto Douglas Tribute Night April 2015 2 Oronto Douglas Tribute Night April 2015 1 Oronto Douglas Tribute Night April 2015 3 Oronto Douglas Tribute Night April 2015 4 Oronto Douglas Tribute Night April 2015 5

39 Comments

  1. bolu

    April 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm

    monolisa don de look like MJ small small, this bleaching wahala sef…

    • Umm

      April 30, 2015 at 2:28 am

      You must be mad

    • Seriously

      April 30, 2015 at 3:18 am

      I thought I was the only one who noticed her whiter skin. She’s naturally light but I guess she wants to be pale. Can someone enlighten me who is this guy and what were his contribution? No pun intended. I really want to know bcos people are celebrating him all over.

    • Ella

      April 30, 2015 at 4:13 am

      Are u for real?!! Pls do we always have to make negative comments?! She has always been dis fair!! Tufiakwa. U pple have very terrible hearts, always looking to call out someone. You didn’t even comment based on the main reason they gathered but rather Monalisa’s look.
      RIP Mr Oronto

    • seriously

      May 1, 2015 at 3:48 pm

      No, she hasn’t always been this whitish pale. go look at her older pics, and you will see the big difference. Let’s not deceive ourselves.

    • Bolu

      April 30, 2015 at 5:02 am

      Hush it! She has always been light in complexion.

    • THE IRIS

      April 30, 2015 at 6:21 am

      Gosh the idea that every light skin person bleaches in Nigeria is just sad! Monalisa has always been light skin ,with shade close to caucasian with gorgeous hazel eyes. Go and watch heaven’s gate one of 1st tv series that made her popular and come back and repeat this, you will confuse her for an albino . Forgetting camera lights and touch ups can affect skin tone.

    • Tuu

      April 30, 2015 at 7:06 am

      Just Shut the hell up! Gosh!! People are so bitter and angry with the way God made them that they hate on those that are beautiful, Monalisa has always been very light skinned, always. Not everyone is bleaching. Mscheeew.

    • Laura

      April 30, 2015 at 10:22 am

      I just think people should be civilized enough to disagree without raining curses or abuses. This is why Nigeria remains very underdeveloped.

    • nene

      April 30, 2015 at 9:53 am

      monalisa is literally an albino in case you didn’t know

    • the Queen

      May 1, 2015 at 11:17 am

      She’s not bleaching, she has good complexion

  2. Nina

    April 30, 2015 at 1:07 am

    What is the need?

  3. bolu

    April 30, 2015 at 2:23 am

    @nina ah i see some people are just jobless tonight..,. isorite

  4. Dinky

    April 30, 2015 at 2:50 am

    Why can’t people focus on what concerns them??!! Too many social climbing wannabes all over the damn place.

  5. Carliforniabawlar

    April 30, 2015 at 3:31 am

    Everytime this man’s name comes up, interesting things happen…..

    Sitting cross-legged waiting for the butlers to come serve some tea…i’ll have some half&half creamer with that please 😀

  6. PD Young Billionaire

    April 30, 2015 at 3:56 am

    Monalisa…..wetin happen na?

    • PD Young Billionaire

      April 30, 2015 at 3:57 am

      Genny really looks pretty….

  7. princess lulu

    April 30, 2015 at 6:05 am

    bleach gone wrong

  8. Billionaire in Grace

    April 30, 2015 at 6:07 am

    OOOOOH Genevieve why are you always beautiful??????

  9. bummite

    April 30, 2015 at 6:13 am

    Ibinabo has turned Nollywood into a political harlot.

    • oladyy

      May 4, 2015 at 1:17 pm

      HOW DOES YOUR COMMENT EVEN RELATE TO THE MATTER AT HAND?? WHICH ONE IS POLITICAL HARLOT BIKO? SOMEBODY DIED OF CANCER FOR GOD’S SAKE… ANYWAY, HATERS GONNA HATE…

  10. Anon

    April 30, 2015 at 7:05 am

    Rest in peace, Mr Douglas. Your Nollywood mistresses did well to honour you.

    • nene

      April 30, 2015 at 9:54 am

      lmao! best comment yet!

    • Seriously

      May 1, 2015 at 9:29 pm

      Thanks for answering my question.

  11. Naked

    April 30, 2015 at 8:03 am

    @Anon, can you expatiate more on “nollywood mistresses” cos i go like know the full gist. Meanwhile, monalisa looks ageless to me.

    • Anon

      April 30, 2015 at 10:04 am

      All of them that you see up there. Denials are welcome.

  12. sylvia

    April 30, 2015 at 8:24 am

    People! People!! People of nollywood and their two faced and mean spirits….
    What they CAN’T DO for their fellow colleagues who passed away or put / do anything of goodwill for colleagues going thru hard times but keep blind eyes to it but are quick to do for oronto Douglas.
    I can’t stand eye service people and too many of them in nigeria entertainment industry.
    When money speaks , shit happens. Gosh I forgot his association of girlfriend has to bid final farewell.
    can’t this individuals just stop this display of shame and allow the wife and family to mourn and lay him to rest peaceful.
    oronto has no tie to nollywood apart from ……….
    Rest in peace oronto.

  13. JAYNNE

    April 30, 2015 at 8:48 am

    someone please help, who is mr Oronto?

  14. Ebony

    April 30, 2015 at 8:48 am

    Looks like the dress code was white. Why did Genevieve opt for black? Still gorge as always though

  15. blueberry

    April 30, 2015 at 9:13 am

    Have you seen my beautiful Gennyyyyy
    Have you seen my tomato Genny oooh……helele!

  16. nene

    April 30, 2015 at 9:52 am

    no tribute night for their own people at eko hotel abi? well done? hungry people!

  17. nene

    April 30, 2015 at 9:55 am

    genevieve wore black when everyone else is wearing white. nne what are you feeling like? are you trying to act like you don’t know oronto? God is watching you

    • Fifi

      April 30, 2015 at 10:55 am

      Shes a grieving mistress naaa

  18. Abikeola

    May 1, 2015 at 7:52 am

    please remind me again why they were all smiling and posing in these pictures , weren’t they suppose to show emotions of some sort., having in mind that Oronto was someone husband and father that died untimely.

    • oladyy

      May 4, 2015 at 1:22 pm

      olodo, TRIBUTE NIGHT, not BURIAL. so they should cry all through abi? the way some people think though … ha!!

  19. jcoker

    May 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    Simple RIP will do .y d criticism Naija I hail o always condeming .

  20. isoko gal

    June 8, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    well said sylvia…..how many tributes nites ve they held for their late colleagues …….it is well o

  21. Georgine K

    June 17, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    I love my Genny and your lover Ramsey.

  22. Georgine K

    June 17, 2015 at 3:13 pm

    I still love you my Genny and your Lover Ramsey.

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