BY ANTHONIA DURU/DAILY INDEPENDENT
Though he really doesn’t really feature in movies like before, actor, Emeka Ike is a known face in Nigeria’s entertainment circle. The factional president of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) who over the years has vowed to ‘remove’ Ibinabo Fiberesima from office as AGN’s president is always a newsmaker.
Emeka Ike the Nollywood bad boy after Jim Iyke is one of the prolific actors known more for his roles as a playboy or Casanova in Nollywood movies. He also has been tagged as one of Nollywood’s ‘Bad boys’ due to playing movie roles of a man who gets physical, abuses women. He got his big break into Nollywood when one of his senior colleagues in the industry, Ernest Obi, introduced him to a movie producer, Charles Owoyemi, who was producing a popular TV series, ‘Fortunes.’ Ike’s first major movie role was in the movie, ‘Deadly Affair’ in 1994.