Hassanat Akinwande

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Hassanat Taiwo Akinwande, stage name Wunmi, is a well-known[1] Nigerian film and television actress. She is of Yoruba ethnicity.

Her career began in the 1980s with appearances in the soap opera Feyi Kogbon.[1] She has had leading roles in over 50 videos.[1]

In 2006 she was arrested for possession of cocaine.[2] The publicity surrounding her arrest ironically boosted the popularity of her videos.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Drug disgrace for Nollywood star Senan Murray, BBC News website, 29 Nov 06; accessed 15 September 2007
  2. ^ Drug disgrace for Nollywood star Vanguard Posted to the Web: Friday, November 24, 2006