Monday December 22nd, 2014
Monday December 22nd, 2014
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The Omotola interview: Putting the record straight….My wife is no flirt —Ekeinde, Omotola’s husband

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Mr and Mrs Ekeinde

Let me start first by saying that I am humbled by the popularity of this column, only six weeks after it made its debut. I am told, and this has been verified by random Google search, that this column has been culled and appropriated by practically every social media platform including leading bloggers all over the world.

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My political lessons — Kenny Saint Best

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“The experience is that of inner strength. I got stronger because this was a new terrain, unlike entertainment that you have gotten so used to and you take everything for granted. I also got humbled. In entertainment, you have ego but in politics you dare not bring up that ego or you will be messed up” she told Potpourri

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What growing up in the slum taught me — Ruth Kadiri

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Ruth Kadiri is one of the fast rising actresses cum scriptwriters you would love to meet some day. Soft-spoken, easy-going and highly articulate Ruth has built for herself a name that may get the likes of Geneiveve and Omotola going green with envy in no distant future. The Edo State born actress who debuted as an actress in “Sincerity”, a movie that she also wrote, in recent times, has upped the ante. She opened up on her relationship, lessons she has learnt as an actress, childhood experiences and other interesting revelations.

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Many awards for Bob Manuel-Udokwu

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Veteran Nollywood actor and Governor Obaino of Anambra’s Senior Special Assistant on Movie/Entertainment industry, Bob Manuel Udokwu may have lost his intent to represent his people of Idemili North Constituency at the Anambra State House of Assembly in the 2015 elections but he still has good fortunes coming his way. Just days ago the gangling actor bagged the Karifest award for Best of Nollywood Actors, to add to his collection of awards this year.

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There may be sequel to 30 Days in Atlanta —AY

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AY-show

Comedian, Ayo Makun also known as AY has revealed that his wave-making movie 30 Days In Atlanta cost him a lot financially. The movie which clinched the comedy movie of the year at the Best of Nollywood awards has been getting a lot of rave reviews.

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Seyi Hunter returns with Indecent Assault

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Seyi Hunter is one budding actress who continues to reinvent her brand and walk the path less travelled. The sexy Industrial and labour relations graduate recently unveiled her new movie titled Indecent Assault.

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Jaywon, Sound Sultan, others for Music Africa Beach Splash

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Jaywon

Eleko beach in Lagos will play host to Music Africa Beach Splash on the 21st of December 2014 at the Chaka Beach Resorts. In the spirit of the yuletide, Oritsefemi, Jaywon, Sound Sultan, Patoraking, Ketchup, Young Greyc and a host of others will add colour to the event.

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Madonna releases six new songs

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Madonna

Madonna on Saturday suddenly released six new songs months ahead of schedule, upset that early versions had leaked online.

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What my big bum has put me through – Didi Ekanem

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Didi Ekanem is one of the fast rising actresses in Nollywood. Her bum marks her out, but Didi wants to be recognised for her talent on screen rather than for her bum. In this exclusive interview, she talks about her career, life and more:

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Judith Audu ecstatic over AMVO nomination

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Fast rising actress, Judith Audu, is currently in a happy mood. Her movie,Not Right, was one of the films nominated in the Best Short Film category for the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2015.

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Chief Margarita Emehor: A symbol of hope

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Young Rita Emerhor was born on November 24, 1964 into a polygamous family where there were so many children. As a young girl and almost the last child of her parents, the value of hard work, tolerance and integrity was drummed into her by her mother. At a very young age, her mother had taught her and her siblings to respect their father even though he didn’t take care of them.

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G-Media releases Phone Swap, Tango with Me on DVD

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Kunle Afolayan

After showing at the cinemas across the country for more than one year, two of Nigeria’s blockbusters:Tango with Me and Phone Swap, have been released on DVD.

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The highs and lows of Headies 2014

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As usual, it was a night of glitz, glamour and dashed hopes at the Headies Award held at Eko Hotel last Sunday in Lagos. From the red carpet to the great moments of the award, there was no dull moment as stars shone, impressed and even goofed.

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I can’t wait to get married —Awele Odita

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Awele Odita, a Higher National Diploma (HND) mass communication graduate of Moshood Abiola Polythenic, Ojere Abeokuta, is an upcoming actress. Though, a native of Delta state, Awele speaks Yoruba like her mother tongue and has featured in many Yoruba films. She talks about her acting career and fashion preferences. Excerpts:

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Why I refuse to have a management team —Femi Kuti

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Leading entertainment outfit, Chocolate City, has officially sealed a management deal with Femi Kuti, the first son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, during the week in Lagos.

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Oma Nnadi back from US with love

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Star actress, Oma Nnadi, who has been shuttling between the United States and Nigeria in recent times, has finally returned home with love. The actress flew into the country last week, looking hot, daring and irresitible.

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What veterans of Nollywood said at Legends of Nollywood awards

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*Nkem Owoh

THE third edition of Legends of Nollywood Awards, initiated and organised by Nollywood actor, Paul Obazele held on the 6th of December 2014 at the National Theatre in Igammu area. The award was created to honour founding fathers and mothers of the Nigerian movie industry.

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Tonto Dikeh in love?

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*Tonto

Tonto Dikeh’s name is often associated with controversy. But this time around, it’s not about controversy, rather it is about the good work she’s doing through her foundation, Tonto Dikeh Foundation.

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I’m projecting N200m in sales for ‘Champagne’ — Emem Isong

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*Emem Isong

Nollywood’s ace producer and scriptwriter, Emem Isong is set to release her directorial debut ‘Champagne’. The movie which was shot in South Africa and America features Majid Michel, Alex Ekubo, Mbong Amata, Tana Adelana, Padita Agu, Susan Peters, Anita Chris amongst others. ‘Champagne’ premieres & starts showing in cinemas nationwide from Friday December 19th. In this interview, she talks about the movie, her career and new found love.

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Funke Akindele, Jimmy Jatt star in T.W.O’s brand new video for Omonsa

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Tunde and Wunmi Obe

Nigerian music power couple, Tunde and Wunmi Obe (T.W.O) have released a video and a single from their forthcoming album T.W.O Plus.

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Seyi Shay grabs Wizkid’s crotch

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The brief scene has Seyi Shay grabbing Wizkid’s crotch. The scene happens in the 2:15 mark of the video. There have been rumours that both acts are ‘more than just friends’.In the video there is also another scene where Wizkid is drumming on Seyi Shay’s backside as the female singer was grinding on him. Well, there seems to be a lot of chemistry between both acts. Could it just be music or more?

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World record: Why Star lager built the world’s largest bottle tree

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Nigerian Breweries Plc, makers of Star Lager, the brand behind the record-breaking Star Bottle Tree says the tree was built to showcase the creativity, which abounds in the country.

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US cinemas cancel film parody of N.Korea leader after threats

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US cinemas canceled screenings, including a red-carpet New York premiere, of a madcap comedy ”The Interview” that offended North Korea, after mysterious computer hackers issued a chilling threat. Hollywood studio Sony Pictures said it is not pulling the film, but is leaving it to theater chains to decide whether to show the movie, which depicts

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KWASU to establish centre for Nollywood studies

  /   in Showtime People 11:09 pm   /   Comments

A Nollywood  film shooting location

Prof. AbdulRsheed Na’ Allah, Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, says he has inaugurated a committee for the establishment of the centre for Nollywood studies in the University.

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I don’t mind being a second wife — Nkiru Silvanus

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Nkiru-Sylvanus

If the situation and the person is good, I’ll go for it. I’ve said it before that if ladies don’t stop this nonsense they call ‘one-man-one-wife’, many of them will get to 40 and still remain single. There are more women than men. Go to churches, the number of single ladies in most cases is three times the number of single guys”.

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South African wins Miss World 2014 in London

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Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss

Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss, was crowned Miss World 2014 at the contest’s glitzy final in London on Sunday, with an estimated billion viewers watching on television around the globe.

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Again, Tiwa, Patoranking thrill audience with sensual dance

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Not minding the many accusations trailing them, Tiwa Savage and Patoranking have again put up another stunning performance at The Headies awards yesterday, after a presentation of ‘Girlie O’ remix’ with so much sensual body contacts dances.

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Headies 2014: Davido, Olamide, Patoranking, Mavins win big, Wizkid missing

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Davido and Wizkid

The anticipated Headies 2014 is over with Olamide, Patoranking, Davido winning two awards each. Don Jazzy was credited as the Producer of the year, 2face won the Best R&B single while Sir Victor Uwaifo got the Hall of Fame recognition. The obvious omission on the list of winners is Wizkid

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Exclusive! Omotola’s bombshell: I have been tempted many times to cheat on my husband

  /   in Entertainment 1:00 pm   /   Comments

*Omotola

With four beautiful children and a rock-solid marriage, sexy actress, Omotola Jalaide- Ekeide, is a success story, especially in an area where some of her contemporaries and colleagues have failed miserably – the matrimonial department .She is one of the few actresses who have successfully combined the rigors and excruciating schedule of acting while keeping the home front stable and happy.

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Nollywood diva yet to marry and why: I am afraid of divorce — Genevieve Nnaji

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“If I get married, I really want to stay married and staying married is not an easy thing. It means you are completely in tune with your partner. It means you have found your soulmate because you will have to be able to stand a lot of disappointments that would definitely come but then again you have to learn to forgive,”

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Nollywood divas in their 30s, 40s yet to marry: Marriage is not the thing on my mind — Empress Njamah

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Empress Njamah

I can’t marry my colleague! Boring living in the same house with someone you know his job so well as well as his income! Should you be more popular or get richer than the man, then you are in trouble as this could be dangerous. If you are on six figures and he is on less, there is trouble. Men and their egos!”

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I think I am kind of scared — Ebube Nwagbo

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Ebube Nwagbo

The reason is that I am someone who has always believed in love. It is a big deal to me so if I have to do it, it has to be right. I am a strong believer of love. I get lots of proposals; it is so crazy I do not know who to give a chance to. I think it is a price I have to pay for stardom.

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