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Segun Arinze (born, 1965, Segun Padonou Aina[1]) is a Nigerian actor and singer.[2][3][4][5][6]


Early life and educationEdit

Arinze was born in Onitsha, Anambra State to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother. He is a descent of Badagry, Lagos State. He attended Victory College of Commerce in Ilorin, then proceeded to Taba Commercial College in Kaduna State to complete his secondary education. He studied Dramatic Arts at Obafemi Awolowo University. He is popularly known as Black Arrow which he gained from a role he played.[citation needed]


He started his acting career in Ilorin. Outside acting, Segun also is an actor coach and currently works with prestigious African international film festival passing his knowledge on to the next generation of actors.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Segun Arinze's debut album". Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  2. ^ "'The Heroes' unites Segun Arinze, Ifeanyi Onyeabor". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Segun Arinze, Onyeabor lead search for cultural heroes". Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ "NOLLYWOOD STAR ACTOR, SEGUN ARINZE WEDS LOVER". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Segun Arinze and Ann Njemanze with Emeka Ike EXCLUSIVE". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "AGN: Ejike Asiegbu, Segun Arinze back Ibinabo for re-election". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Lancelot Imasuen's Invasion 1897 hits cinemas Dec 5". The Sun. Our Reporter. Retrieved 16 November 2014.
  8. ^ "'Invasion 1897' Lancelot Imaseun's movie set for cinema release". Pulse Nigeria. Chidumga Izuzu. Retrieved 26 November 2014.

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