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Dakore Akande

Dakore Akande (born Dakore Omobola Egbuson) is a Nigerian actress.[1][2] She is an ambassador for Amnesty International, Amstel Malta and Oxfam of America.[3]

Dakore Akande
Dokare Akande in Nov 2017.png
Akande at GT Fashion Weekend (2017)
Born
Dakore Omobola Egbuson

October 14, 1978 (1978-10-14) (age 40)
OccupationActress
Years active1999–present
RelativesTimini Egbuson (brother)

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BiographyEdit

Dakore was born in Bayelsa State as the first child of her parents. She is Timini Egbuson's sister. She attended Corona School and Federal Government Girls' College in Lagos and Bauchi respectively.[4] She studied Mass Communication at the University of Lagos but had to drop out due to incessant strikes.[5] She is currently married with 2 kids.[6][7]

FilmographyEdit

Dakore has acted in more than 50 films, some of which includes:[8]

  • Peace of Flesh
  • Men do Cry
  • Emotional Crack
  • Shattered Illusion
  • When the Going gets Tough
  • Playboy
  • Oracle
  • Hole in the Heart
  • Silent Tears
  • 11 days & 11 Nights
  • Operation KTP
  • Playboy
  • Silent Tears
  • Emotional Cry
  • Caught in the Middle (2007)
  • Journey to Self (2013)
  • Lunch Time Heroes (2015)
  • Fifty (2015)
  • Isoken (2017)

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2014 ELOY Awards[9] Brand Ambassador of the Year (Pampers) N/A Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dakore Egbuson is Back". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  2. ^ "I Missed acting - Dakore". informationng.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Dakore reappears in Journey to Self". vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Dakore Akande rocks Baby bump". thenationonlineng.net. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  5. ^ "I never prepared to be famous - Dakore Akande". modernghana.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Becoming Mrs Akande, Dakore opens up with Life, career & motherhood". bellanaija.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  7. ^ "I won't romance & kiss anymore in films - Dakore". dailystar.com.ng. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Dakore Akande on IROKOtv". irokotv.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Seyi Shay, Toke Makinwa, Mo'Cheddah, DJ Cuppy, Others Nominated". Pulse Nigeria. Chinedu Adiele. Retrieved 20 October 2014.

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