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Actress Juliana Olayode Thanks Funke Akindele For Movie Role Opportunity After They Reunited

Actress Juliana Olayode has expressed joy after getting a role in a new movie to be produced by actress Funke Akindele.
The new movie is coming to the cinemas in December.
Juliana is among the cast members of Funke’s new film, A Tribe Called Judah, starring Ebele Okaro, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Timini Egbuson, and others.
Fans trooped to her Instagram account on Monday to express their delight at the actress rejoining with the filmmaker six years after her emotional leave from Funke’s blockbuster series Jenifa’s Dairy.
Juliana shared a video of herself on Instagram on Tuesday, showing off her dance talents and expressing her delight at her return to Funke’s Scene One TV family.
She also stated that she was so pleased to be working with Funke that she burst into tears on set.
She wrote: “We are COMING!!! A Tribe Called Judah is coming to the cinema on the 15th of December mark your calendars.
“Thank you for all the excitement and messages since I posted the video introducing the characters of A Tribe Called Judah yesterday. Posting this reel so y’all can see that I am as excited as you are. I was so excited I cried on set. Thank you so much mama @funkejenifaakindele for the opportunity to play Hilda. You are simply the BEST.”
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How Ritualists Almost Kidnapped Me Out Of My Own Greed – Actress, Juliana Olayode Confesses

Nollywood actress, Juliana Olayode has narrated how she nearly got kidnapped by suspected ritualists out of her own greed.
In an Instagram post, the 28-year-old star revealed that she encountered suspected ritualists while returning from her boss office some years back.
The suspected ritualists had claimed someone left dollar bills in the boot of their car. She added that they asked if she was interested in sharing the money with them and she indicated her interest.
She said they drove her to an unknown location and requested that she brings her mother’s jewellery.
In her words, “I have someone who helps us to wash clothes, when the rope for sunning cut, I gave him money to get a new one, but he stayed long which kept us all worried. When he returned, he narrated how he entered a bus where he almost got scammed.
“I remembered I had a similar experience when returning from her boss’s office years back, I entered a bus where they claimed someone left money in the boot and they wanted to share it.
“Unknowingly to me, these people were ritualists. When we got to the location of sharing the money, they asked me to bring my mother’s gold.”