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Dakore Akande
Born Dakore Omobola Egbuson
October 14, 1978 (age 39)
Bayelsa State
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999–present

Dakore Akande (born Dakore Omobola Egbuson) is a Nigerian actress.[1][2] She is an ambassador for Amnesty International, Amstel Malta and Oxfam of America.[3]


Dakore was born in Bayelsa State as the first child of her parents. She attended Corona School and Federal Government Girls’ College in Lagos and Bauchi respectively.[4] She studied mass communication at the University of Lagos but had to drop out due to incessant strikes.[5] She is currently married with 2 kids.[6][7]


Dakore has acted in more than 50 films, some of which includes:[8]

  • Peace of Flesh
  • Men do Cry
  • Emotional Crack
  • Shattered Illusion
  • When the Going gets Tough
  • Playboy
  • Oracle
  • Hole in the Heart
  • Silent Tears
  • 11 days & 11 Nights
  • Operation KTP
  • Playboy
  • Silent Tears
  • Emotional Cry
  • Caught in the Middle (2007)
  • Journey to Self (2013)
  • Lunch Time Heroes (2015)
  • Fifty (2015)
  • Isoken (2017)

Awards and nominations

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2014 ELOY Awards[9] Brand Ambassador of the Year (Pampers) N/A Nominated


  1. Jump up^ “Dakore Egbuson is Back”. punchng.com. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  2. Jump up^ “I Missed acting – Dakore”. informationng.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  3. Jump up^ “Dakore reappears in Journey to Self”. vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  4. Jump up^ “Dakore Akande rocks Baby bump”. thenationonlineng.net. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  5. Jump up^ “I never prepared to be famous – Dakore Akande”. modernghana.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  6. Jump up^ “Becoming Mrs Akande, Dakore opens up with Life, career & motherhood”. bellanaija.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  7. Jump up^ “I won’t romance & kiss anymore in films – Dakore”. dailystar.com.ng. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  8. Jump up^ “Dakore Akande on IROKOtv”. irokotv.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  9. Jump up^ “Seyi Shay, Toke Makinwa, Mo’Cheddah, DJ Cuppy, Others Nominated”Pulse Nigeria. Chinedu Adiele. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
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