Dakore Egbuson-Akande

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Dakore Egbuson-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 Egbuson-Akande
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Egbuson-Akande at AMVCA 2020
Dakore Omobola Egbuson

October 14, 1978 (1978-10-14) (age 42)
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)Olumide Akande 2011–present
RelativesTimini Egbuson (brother)


Dakore was born in Bayelsa State as the first child of her parents. 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 children.[6][7]

In September 2019, Dakore appeared as a main feature in the Visual Collaborative electronic catalogue, in an issue themed Vivencias which translates to "Experiences" in Spanish. She was interviewed alongside 30 people from around the world such as Kelli Ali, Adelaide Damoah and Desdamona.[8] In May 2020, Dakore's interview on the same Visual Collaborative platform republished in a series titled TwentyEightyFour, which was released during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, French music duo Les Nubians, Japanese Music composer Rika Muranaka and Nigerian comedian Chigul appeared in the same volume.[9]


Dakore has acted in more than 50 films, some of which include:[10]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2014 ELOY Awards[11] Brand Ambassador of the Year (Pampers) N/A Nominated


  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 Egbuson-Akande, Swaady Martin, others catalogued in Vicencias". June 19, 2019. Archived from the original on 2019-11-14. Retrieved September 7, 2019.
  9. ^ Onyekwelu, Stephen (6 May 2020). "Les Nubians, Rika, Chigul, Dakore feature in TwentyEightyFour". Business Day (Nigeria). Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  10. ^ "Dakore Akande on IROKOtv". irokotv.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  11. ^ "Seyi Shay, Toke Makinwa, Mo'Cheddah, DJ Cuppy, Others Nominated". Pulse Nigeria. Chinedu Adiele. Retrieved 20 October 2014.

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