Saturday April 18th, 2015
Saturday April 18th, 2015
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Wale Adenuga’s worries over Nollywood :Canvasses for establishment of a national body

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Worried by the incessant crisis rocking the Nigerian movie industry coupled with the menace of piracy, producer of the popular TV series, “Papa Ajasco” and CEO of Wale Adenuga Productions, Wale Adenuga(MFR) has added his voice on the need for the practitioners to shun anything that will undermine the development of the industry. He also canvasses for the establishment of an umbrella body that will represent the interest of all film makers in the country.

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We ‘re ready for AMAA 2015, says organizers

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African Movie Academy Awards has once again confirmed its preeminent status as the most prestigious and respected continental and transcontinental motion picture Awards in Africa with over 800 films already received for the 2015 edition. The films came from over 60 countries of the world mostly within Africa, South America, United States and North America.

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Audrey Silva Company returns with ‘Surulere’

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Award winning film production and distribution powerhouse, The Audrey Silva Company has announced a new movie project scheduled for release later this year. Titled Surulere,the movie’s predominant themes are patience, fate and the promise of love.

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‘I’m looking forward to a successful tenure’

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Nollywood star actor Desmond Elliot whose joy currently knows no bounds following his victory at the recently held House of Assembly election is telling anyone that cares to listen that he’s looking forward to a successful tenure as a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly. The star actor emerged winner of Lagos State House of Assembly election. He will be representing Surulere Constituency 1.

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Tamara Eteimo’s ‘Unblissful’ moment

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Tamara

Written by Gbenga Adesanya and directed by fast-rising Nollywood director, Ike Nnaebue, the movie is a romantic thriller depicting the lives and sarcastic travails of two frustrated adults, Raymond Citizen, an insurance marketer, and Jeffa Adolo, a beautiful but out-of-job journalist, both desiring to break out of jinx which surround their personal and professional lives.

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Olu of Warri, Uduaghan, Okowa, others for Olu Akengbuwa play

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The Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse II, CON, outgoing Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, CON and the State’s Governor-elect in the just concluded governorship elections, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa are among top dignitaries that will converge on Warri on Friday, May 1, to behold a command performance of the play, ‘Olu Akengbuwa’, produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker, Comrade Alex Eyengho.

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Don’t politicize Nollywood —Zik Zulu

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Although, Kunle Afolayan has since apologized for accusing Igbos of being behind piracy in Nollywood, notable film maker and President of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP) Zik Zulu Okafor, has taken a swipe at the statement, warning that nobody should import what is happening in the nation’s political terrain into the movie industry.

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Dabby Chimere fights drug abuse through film

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According to the producer, Dabby Chimere, the movie is an emotional, but socially relevant one that would expose the scourge of drug and alcohol abuse in the society. “It’s about a mother who loves her drugs more than her only girl child because she is far too addicted. Due to the fact that drug addiction has taken over her entire life, her child went on to suffer neglect and abuse in her hands. It became an appalling situation that one could not manage seeing, but to pity the child,” she said.

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Muma Gee’s love story: ‘I went through purification before marrying my husband’

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“After the Celebrity edition of the Gulder Ultimate Search, Emeka Ike, who was my best friend during the reality show, was doing a child dedication. I did not know that my husband was one of his best friends that attended the dedication. We met inside the church. Emeka introduced us to each other, and that was how our love story started.

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Stakeholders task Buhari on sustaining govt. romance with Nollywood

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As the President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari(retd) and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo are getting ready to take over the reins of power on May 29, a cross-section of Nollywood practitioners under the aegis of the Nollywood Stakeholders Forum,NSF, have urged the new president to use his good office to instill discipline and restore sanity in the nation’s creative industry.

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Jonathan is a good man, says Ibinabo Fiberesima

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Ibinabo Fiberesima

Ibinabo Fiberesima, the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria president, has said that Nigerians will miss a great leader in President Goodluck Jonathan who brought greatness to the country.

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I want to work with my talent, not with my boobs – Peggy Onah

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Peggy Onah

Pretty, sexy and busty Peggy Onah has come to find her place in the competitive movie industry by sheer hard work and talent. Unlike most ‘wannabes’ in the industry who would pull off their clothes to flaunt what Mother Nature has endowed them with, at the drop of a hat, Peggy would rather want to keep them on.

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Meet John Dumelo, Majid Michel’s secret admirer

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Abigail-Yonwuren

“I like John Dumelo’s acting prowess. I am one of his secret admirers. From the first day I watched his movie, I fell in love with his acting skills.

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Alex Eyengho slams Jonathan’s jobbers in Nollywood

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President of the Association of Core Nollywood Producers, ANCOP, Comrade Alex Eyengho during the week slammed Nollywood practitioners who openly endorsed the failed re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan.

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R-E-D C-A-R-D TO NOLLYWOOD? What they will miss about Jonathan: The controversies and the odds

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“I want to let everybody know that I will be supporting and voting for President Goodluck Jonathan. I am making this decision because he has affected my immediate constituency which is Nollywood more than any president in the history of Nigeria.”

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Emeka Ike versus AGN: The final battle!

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THE Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, last week nullified the election that produced Ibinabo Fiberesima as the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) in 2012. Since that judgment was delivered, the industry has been thrown into confusion, even as Ibinabo has stormed the Court of Appeal to challenge the judgment. HVP went after Emeka Ike, one of the principal actors in the matter during the week, as he vented his anger on the sacked President of the guild. He vows to ensure that the court order is executed despite all odds, alleging, however, that his life is currently being threatened for fighting for justice.

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Kudos as AfricaMagic Igbo Channel debuts

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Jubilation greeted the long-awaited launch of an Igbo channel on Africa Magic during the week which is designed to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Igbo nation. The 24-hour general entertainment channel follows the success of the Africa Magic Hausa and Yoruba channels and will go on air from April 2. The launch of AfricaMagic Igbo which will be available on DStv channel 159 could not have come at a better time. M-Net, owners of the AfricaMagic channels that avail Africans with platforms to tell their stories from their perspective, is following a tradition of excellence that has long trailed its operations.

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Grace Edwin-Okon: ‘Why I dumped modelling for acting’

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Ex-beauty queen, Grace Edwin Okon, who started her journey into the world of entertainment, after she won the Miss Face of DELSU pageant, as an undergraduate, and going ahead to emerge the second runner-up in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) in 1999, has been explaining why she dumped her first love – modeling for acting.

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Colgate Palmolive launches MCP+SAN amidst entertainment

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Amidst pomp, glamour and entertainment, Colgate Palmolive Nigeria last week launched its newest product, Maximum Cavity Protection + Sugar Acid Neutraliser toothpaste otherwise known as MCP+SAN into the dynamic oral care market in the country. The latest addition is specially formulated to offers a new standard of care in preventing cavities and is intended for consumers who are primarily or exclusively interested in deriving the best protection against cavities from their toothpaste.

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Juliet Ibrahim’s most loved possession

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Juliet Ibrahim...I will not act nude for anything in the world

Beautiful actress, Juliet Ibrahim has said that lipstick remains her most loved possession. She revealed this while speaking on #PriceCheckRadioShow hosted by comedienne, Chigul. According to her, she feels incomplete without a touch of lipstick to her make up, “I’m a make up person and I can’t do without my make up especially my lipstick” she says.

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Ibinabo’s sack:Two past AGN presidents open up

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“While we shall abide by the judgement of the High Court, we shall be guided by the Constitution of the Guild which stipulates that there shall be no vacuum in the leadership of the Guild.

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Kissing on set: I’m always afraid of bad breaths – Habibat Jinad

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Habibat Jinat

Habibat Jinad needs no introduction in the entertainment industry. Many people who know her would remember her for her refreshing show ‘Miliki Express’ which airs from 1pm to 2pm on Startimes Channel Orisun TV.

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Merit of Living in Bondage fame reappears in another Igbo film

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Twenty-one years after she disappeared from the screen, Nnenna Nwabueze-Okonta who acted Merit in that pioneering movie that gave birth to what is today known as Nollywood, “Living in Bondage” has reappeared again. She’s featuring in another Igbo film titled, “ Ndi Gbo Ochie”(Primitive) which they are currently shooting in Asaba, the Delta State capital.

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Belinda Effah threatens to wash colleague’s dirty linen in public

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Sexy actress, Belinda Effah has been threathening to wash the dirty linen of her colleague, Daniella Okeke in public. While in anticipation to the threat that would bring distress and embarrassment to the light-skinned actress, Daniella , it got sealed and settled when findings indicated that it all emanated from the storyline of a new movie titled, “Friends or Foes.”

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Entertainers rally for peaceful elections, donate to IDPs

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A group of practitioners in the creative industry under the auspices of No Baga Group, a non partisan Civil Society Organisation have been campaigning for non-violence actions in Nigeria ahead of the rescheduled general elections. The group which was unveiled on February 3rd, at a World Press Conference, which held at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, was led by the convener, Ms. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and actor, Kanayo. O. Kanayo.

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Miss Niger Delta unveils plan to strengthen her pet project

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After a rigorous and tension-filled process that led to her emergence, Miss Niger Delta, Deborah Alfred Ibeinmo, has revealed plans to strengthen her on-going pet project on health. The dark-skinned model and native of Nembe Local Government of Bayelsa State hinted that she has concluded plans with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), following her plans of kick-starting an active pet project after a due research on dental, which involves human health development.

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Ramsey Nouah set to share his Nollywood story

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Nollywood playboy actor, Ramsey Nouah will be sharing the story of his journey into Nollywood as the guest speaker of this month’s edition of the Nollywood Studies Centre’s Filmmakers Forum, holding on the 18th of this month at Pattaya Oriental Restaurant, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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Chioma Chukwuka : ‘I feel comfortable starring in language films’

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Popular actress Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha has expressed her love for language films, saying she feels comfortable starring in such films as well as rendering folktales songs. Chioma said this, while in a chat with HVP in Asaba. She was on a set of an Igbo film, “ Ndi Gbo Ochie”(Primitive), which is produced by the duo of Iyke Odife and Emmanuel Odife.

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Actress Emma Watson urges more men to fight for gender equality

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Emma Watson

British actress Emma Watson urged more men and boys on Sunday to take a stand for women’s rights and be proud to be feminists.

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Which film emerges AfricaMagic’s Best Film of the Year tonight?

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With six films nominated for Best Film in a Drama category, anxiety has continued to mount over which of the film will clinch the prize. Pundits are tipping AY ‘s “30 Days in Atlanta” for Best Film in a Comedy category, while they are yet to come up with the film that will clinch the prize in a Drama category, given the quality of the entries that were nominated for the award.

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“I’m honoured when Africa recognizes me” -Angelique Kidjo

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The Savoy Records star artiste made this declaration recently in Cotonou, the capital of Republic Du Benin during a ceremony where she was presented with two trophies for Best Female Artiste West Africa and Best African Contemporary awarded at the 2014 All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, which held on Saturday, December 27, 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Mike Ezuruonye, Omoni Oboli, scamper in House of Horror

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A GRIPPING modern horror puts lover boy actor, Mike Ezuruonye (Emeka) on the edge of life, as he battles, not only to save his wife, the beautiful Omoni Oboli (Adaku) and their unborn baby, but also his investment of N120million, inadvertently, on a cemetery, glorified in a potch duplex – but too late, the resident ghost is already on rampage.

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