Nollywood stars, Toyin Abraham and Emem Isong are a year older today.

Toyin hails from Auchi in Edo state. She obtained a Higher National Diploma certificate in marketing from Ibadan polytechnic.

Toyin began acting in 2003, when Bukky Wright, a Nigerian film actress, visited Ibadan to shoot a movie. Over the years, she has produced, directed and featured in several Nigerian films.


The actress has become a household name, playing key roles in movies such as Alakada, Okafor’s Law, Iya Ibadan.

Emem Isong Misodi is a Nigerian screenwriter, film producer, and director.  She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Arts from the University of Calabar.

Emem’s career in filmmaking began in 1994 when she wrote the script and co-produced the movie Jezebel.  She has written /produced films such as Reloaded, Breaking Point, She Devil, A Minute To Midnight, Play Boy, Private Sin, Master Stroke, Rumours, Shattered Illusion among others.


She is married to Misodi Akama and together they have a set of twins.