Tonto Dikeh, Yul Edochie Crowned Vanguard’s Nollywood Sexiest

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Readers of the Vanguard newspaper have voted Yul Edochie and Tonto Dikeh as the sexiest acts in Nollywood.

Itz Ova singer Tonto Dikeh came top after beating Ebube Nwagbo and Colette Orji to the title, while Yul Edochie saw off the challenge of Benson Okonkwo and Uti Nwachukwu.

The Sexiest in Nollywood public opinion poll started in 2008 and the maiden edition winners were Genevieve Nnaji and Jim Iyke. Genevieve won the crown as the Sexiest woman in Nollywood in 2008 followed by Ini Edo in second place and Mercy Johnson in third.

For the men, Emeka Ike and Desmond Elliot trailed Jim Iyke as the first runner-up and second runner-up.

The winners in 2009 were Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Desmond Elliot.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde beat Genevieve Nnaji and Chika Ike to be crowned the Sexiest woman in Nollywood 2009 while Desmond Elliot floored Chidi Mokeme and Richard Mofe-Damijo to emerge the Sexiest man in Nollywood 2009.



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