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Ben Murray-Bruce is a Nigerian who is prominent for roles as politician, businessman, entrepreneur, author and activist.

Amongst many Nigerians, Ben Murray-Bruce is most prominent as a politician but in reality, his success is most attributable to years of active impact in the Nigerian entertainment industry. In fact, he is lauded for having set up cinema houses across Nigeria, hence taking the country’s cinema scene to a more prominent level.

Ben is the originator and chairman of the Silverbird Group. Notably, the Silverbird Group is the holding company for several prominent Nigerian franchises including Silver Film Distribution, Silverbird Television, Most Beautiful in Nigeria and Rhythm FM.

This post is a biography of Ben Murray-Bruce and by reading it further, you’re certain to find out many of the things you may want to know about the Nigerian politician cum entertainment mogul.

Family Background

Ben Murray-Bruce was born into a family in Akassa (Bayelsa state) on 18th of February, 1956. He is the son of Margaret (mother) and Mullighan (father) Murray-Bruce.

Educational Background

Ben Bruce was first schooled in Our Lady of Apostles Primary School in Yaba, Lagos state. At the end of his basic education, he was further schooled in St Gregory College, Obalende. Upon graduation from the said college, Ben Bruce relocated to the United States where he was schooled in the University of South California. He graduated from the said U.S. University in 1979 with a BSc. in Marketing.

Professional Career

Ben Bruce is believed to have hand a long stint of professional career which he began in the Nigerian public service. In 1999, he was elevated to the position of Director General at the Nigerian Television Authority. He served in this position for a 4-year period which ended in 2003.

Besides serving in the public service, Ben Bruce has recorded remarkable years of presence in the Nigerian entertainment industry. His genesis in the entertainment industry was marked by the establishment of the extinct Silverbird magazine. Notably, Ben co-established the magazine alongside his wife in 1980.

Ben eventually diversified into the promotion of concerts and this (diversification) happens to have earned him remarkable success. He is notable for having promoted the pageantry “Miss Universe Nigeria” in 1983. Also, between 1986 and 1994, he served as the promoter of the Miss Intercontinental Pageant. In 1986, he initiated the yearly Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageantry which is still in vibrant existence.

Political Career

Ben Bruce’s political career began in 2011 when the successful businessman contested in PDP’s primary election ahead of the jostle for Bayelsa state’s gubernatorial seat. Ben unfortunately lost at the primary election but in 2015, he re-ignited his political ambition but at that time, he did not jostle for Bayelsa’s gubernatorial seat. He indeed contested (on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP,) for Bayelsa East Senatorial Zone and came out victorious.


Ben Murray-Bruce is an honourable member of various associations as listed below:

  1. National Film Distribution Company (NFDC)
  2. Federal Films Censors Board (FFCB)
  3. Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC)
  4. Nigerian Anti-Piracy Action Committee (NAPAC)
  5. Board of National Arts Theatre (BNT)


Ben Murray-Bruce is the husband of Evelyn Murray-Bruce. The couple are happily endowed with four offspring.


Ben Murray-Bruce is a holder of several meritorious awards as listed below:

  1. Showbiz Icon of the Year Award (2005)
  2. Top Ten Significant Nigerian Businessman Award (2006)
  3. Life Achiever Award (2006)
  4. Champion for Nation Building Award (2007)
  5. Excellent Personality Award (2009)
  6. Officer of the Order of the Niger (2014)


Ben Murray-Bruce is undeniably one of the prominent business moguls in the Nigerian entertainment industry but we don’t have any veritable record of his net worth at the moment.

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Biography & Net Worth Of Famous Nollywood Actress Mercy Johnson.




Mercy Johnson Okojie, a Nigerian actress, was born on August 28, 1984, in Lagos. Mercy Johnson hails from Okene in Kogi State, Nigeria. She was born in Lagos to Mr. Daniel Johnson, a former naval officer, and Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, and is the fourth out of seven children.

Mercy Johnson began her schooling at Calabar. Her father was eventually transferred to Lagos State as a Naval Officer, where she continued her schooling at a Nigerian Navy Primary School. She attended a secondary school in Rivers State, Nigeria, and then went on to the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to complete her secondary education.

She auditioned for a role in The Maid as soon as she finished her secondary education, and went on to appear in additional films such as Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, and War in the Palace. She earned the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2009 African Movie Award presentation in 2009, For her appearance in the comedy film Dumebi the Dirty Girl, she won the Best Actress award at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. She was named Google’s most searched Nigerian celebrity in 2011, and she retained the title in 2012. She is the governor of Kogi state’s senior special assistant (SSA) for entertainment, arts, and culture. This position began on April 1, 2017.

She married Prince Odianosen Okojie in 2011 and the couple has 4 kids; she gave birth to her fourth baby in the United States lately. Both her profession and her marriage have been successful for the actress. Mercy Johnson inked an endorsement arrangement with Chi Limited’s Prime brand Hollandia Evaporated Milk in October of this year. She also became a brand ambassador for Pennek Nigeria Limited, a real estate development company in Nigeria.

Mercy Johnson Okojie, an emotional actress, has appeared in over 100 films since her debut in the profession, and she is currently producing, directing, and starring in amazing films.

Mercy Johnson’s estimated net worth for the year 2021.

Worldpaddy states that Mercy Johnson’s net worth is predicted to be over N770 million in 2021, based on her salary and sponsorship.

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T. B Joshua’s Biography,Net worth & Career




Balogun, Temitope Joshua was a charismatic Nigerian pastor, televangelist, and philanthropist known as T. B. Joshua. He was the founder and leader of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations, a Christian megachurch in Lagos that operates the Emmanuel TV television channel.

Early Life

Between 1971 and 1977, Joshua, then known as Balogun Francis, attended St. Stephen’s Anglican Primary School in Arigidi Akoko, Nigeria, but only completed one year of secondary school. Because of his devotion to the Bible, he was dubbed “little preacher” in school. After finishing school, he worked in a variety of part-time jobs, including hauling chicken excrement at a poultry farm. During this time, he organized Bible lessons for local schoolchildren and attended evening school. Joshua attempted to join the Nigerian military but was unsuccessful owing to a train breakdown that stranded him on the way to military college.


Joshua wrote that he had received supernatural anointing and a commitment from God to begin his ministry in a heavenly vision. Following this, Joshua created The Synagogue, Church of All Nations, a ministry organization (SCOAN). Over 15,000 members attend the organization’s weekly Sunday service, according to the organization; guests from outside Nigeria are accommodated in the lodging buildings built a few years ago.

According to The Guardian, The SCOAN has more weekly visitors than Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London combined. The SCOAN’s famous services have also given local businesses and motels a huge boost.

Despite Joshua’s popularity, the church only has a branch in Ghana, with Joshua claiming that “it is not yet time” for him to build branches all over the world as “it will be too much for my character”.

Net Worth

Temitope Joshua is a Nigerian pastor with a $10 million net worth. Temitope is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest persons, having gained his fortune as a controversial Christian clergyman, televangelist, and faith

healer while also being a philanthropist.

Personal Life

Joshua and Evelyn Joshua had three children together.


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Kellyanne Conway Biography,Birth,History and Net worth




Kellyanne Conway Biography,Birth,History and Net worth

Kellyanne Conway is a professional pollster, a political consultant she serves as a counselor to the president of United States of America president Donald Trump. She is the president and CEO of the polling company, Inc. / Woman Trend. She is 52 years old.

Birth And Early Childhood

Kellyanne Conway was born as kellyanne Fitzpatrick on the 20th 0f January, 1967 in Camden, New Jersey. She grew up in Atco a town not far from Atlantic City. She spent most of her childhood without her father who was a truck driver had Irish ancestry. He left when she was only 3 years old.

She was raised by women (her mother, grandmother, and two of her unmarried aunts) who were Italia descent. She was a blueberry picker because her grandfather owned a blueberry farm. She also won the New Jersey Blueberry Pageant at the age of 16 and won world champion Blueberry packing competition at age 20.


Kellyanne Conway graduated from St Joseph high school in 1985. In high school, she sang in the choir, play field hockey, was a cheerleader and worked on floats for parades. She graduated from Trinity College in Washington DC; she acquired a degree in political science. She also studied at Oxford University where she was elected to a prestigious honor society called Phi Beta Kappa, she later earned a degree in law from George Washington University Law School in 1992.


She discovered politics while she was in high school. She covered for a local newspaper during the 1984 Democratic National convention and Republican national convention. She started polling working as an assistant for a pollster and strategist called Richard Wirthlin, and later Frank Luntz. She founded the polling company in 1995, and the aim of the company was to focus on consumer trends for private clients and helping conservative male candidates reach female voters. Conway worked for Newt Gingrich in the 1990s when he was a rising star in the House of Representatives on his way to becoming speaker of the house. She also helped him again in 2012 as a presidential candidate. She advised formal president Dan Quayle and then-Rep. Mike Pence for governor of Indiana in 2012. She supported Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign.

She knew Donald Trump in 2001 after they (herself and husband) bought a condo in Trump World Tower near the United Nations headquarters in New York. She joined Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2012.  She was named Donald Trump’s campaign manager on August 17, 2016. She became the first woman to run a republican presidential campaign. As Trump’s manager, she travelled with him throughout his campaign. She also spoke frequently on his behalf on television.

Personal Life

Kellyanne Conway is married with four children: twins Claudia and George IV, Charlotte, and Vanessa. She married George T. Conway iii, in 2001. George T. Conway is a New York lawyer. Kellyanne and George T. Conway iii met after he spotted her picture on the cover of a Washington society magazine in 1998.


Kellyanne Conway and democratic pollster Celinda Lake co-authored a book called What Women Really Want. She also authored How American Women Are Quietly Erasing Political, Racial, Class, And Religious Lines To Change The Way We Live.

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