Nigerian Actress, Pop Culture

Ini Dima-Okojie, Love Marriage And Career

Ini Dima-Okojie is a Nigerian actress who has been active in the Nigerian entertainment industry since 2014. Ini Dima-Okojie was born on June 24, 1990. Her versatile portfolio shows she is one of Africa’s biggest entertainment exports in film, fashion, entertainment and lifestyle.

After starring in Netflix’s Namaste wahala, Nigerian actress Ini DimaOkojie has been doing great months after being diagnosed and treated for fibroid. The female body goes through several changes and challenges that can easily affect the functioning of our bodies. These changes mostly affect fertility, mood, and physical appearance. Ini Dima-Okojie took to time to share her story to educate women and create awareness about the severity of the condition. embed

“To the women out there dealing with fibroids. I know what a lonely road it can be.. not to talk of the pain and discomfort and then there are the ignorant ‘congrats on your pregnancy’ comments to deal with.”

Nigerian actress Ini Dima-Okojie

Actress Ini DimaOkojie shared her experience with fibroid via Instagram:

Ini Dima-Okojie shared her experience via her Instagram page, highlighting her emotional journey from the sudden bulge in her stomach, her diagnosis, treatment via surgery, and her recovery.

She said

 “I found out I had fibroids in 2017. I remember freaking out so much. The first gynaecologist I saw said if it wasn’t bordering me he would advise I leave it alone but that I had better go and quickly get married (no jokes),”

… “anyway, fast forward to March 2020, the bulge on my lower belly had got bigger & my new gynaecologist advised I take out the fibroids. Then COVID-19 happened, and we had to put the surgery on hold. In the meantime, I tried other things… herbs, clean diet, exercise…,”

Actress Ini Dima-Okojie

Ini DimaOkojie went back to work after her treatment    

“I had the surgery, it was successful and I’m now healing slowly but surely,”

It is a breath of fresh air to see Ini Dima back to work. The Nollywood actress went back to promoting her much-expected movie at the time, Namaste wahala. She is also back to representing and promoting brands on her Instagram page.

Since her diagnosis and treatment of fibroid, everything in her life has been looking up for the actress. From announcing her engagement to getting married and starring in Netflix’s first original Nigerian series, Blood Sisters.

Blood Sisters, staring Ini Dima-Okojie and Nancy Isime

In 2022, Netflix and EbonyLife Studios announced the cast of the four-part crime thriller, which was directed by Biyi Bandele and Kenneth Gyang and produced by Judith Audu, Temidayo Makanjuola, Quinty Pillay, and Priz Nzimiro.

Nancy Isime, Ini Dima Okojie, Toke Makinwa and Daniel Etim Effiong, were the stars of Netflix’s first original Nigerian series, “Blood Sisters,”

“Blood Sisters”, is about two friends named Sarah and Kemi. Sarah is engaged to Kola, but there are problems (Kola was physically abusive) in their relationship. Despite Kemi’s concerns, Sarah still wants to go through with the wedding, mostly because she did not want to disappoint her parents. The story then unfolds into a series of dramatic events that involve murder, love, betrayal, and a test of friendship.

On one hand, Blood Sisters sheds light on several societal ills, such as domestic abuse, greed, selfishness, pride, and ego. On the other hand, it movies showed love, friendship and loyalty, especially between friends.

Ini Weds Abasi ene obong

Abasi Ene-Obong is the Founder and CEO of 54gene. He is a business leader who has worked in the healthcare industries of the United States, United Kingdom, and Nigeria.

Ini Dima Okojie and Abasi had their traditional marriage in a rich cultural affair that blended their Edo and Efik cultures so beautifully.

The couple had a beautiful outdoor white wedding ceremony surrounded by loved ones and supporters. They held the intimate ceremony at the Five Palm Events Center in Oniru, Lagos State, Nigeria. The couple exchanged heartfelt vows and rings, and it was an emotional moment for everyone in attendance.

The Wedding Party

Many influential guests were present at the wedding, including Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Kate Henshaw, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Toke Makinwa, Waje, Omawumi, Lily Afe, Noble Igwe, and more.

The event was hosted by Roby Ekpo and Lanre Gregory, and it was filled with joyful moments, such as the couple’s first dance and games played by the groomsmen and bridesmaids. The occasion was truly enjoyable for all who attended.

Ini is serving looks after getting married

 Ini took time away from social media for most of 2020 to heal and care for herself. She is one of the most doting Nollywood actresses with engaging content on her social media pages. She is a whole vibe on her social media pages. We are glad she took the time she needed.

Ini Dima-Okojie wedding: Nollywood star marriage photos

In May 2022, Ini Dima-Okojie weds Abasi Ene-Obong in a star-studded ceremony. Like most Nollywood actors, The Nollywood actress’s wedding was the talk of the town, as several celebrities showed up and showed out.

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