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I went into acting for money but found fun – Adibeli Ify

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Nollywood upcoming actress, Adibeli Ify had her first shot at acting at the age of sixteen. For her the experience and the money that came with it was so good she decided it would be more than one-off thing. She said she was paid N5,000 just to dance in a film.

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Nnenna Davies: ‘The actors I admire most in Nollywood’

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Nnenna-Davies

Nnenna Davies may not be a regular face on screen, but away from acting, she has made her mark in the music industry.

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Bimbo Peters takes Nollywood by storm

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Bimbo-Peters

Rising actress, Bimbo Peters who debuted in Nollywood last year after she relocated back home from the UK, has already recorded a landmark in the industry.

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Code of Silence exposed me to the ordeals of rape victims — Makida Moka

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Makida Moka

Model-turned-actor Makida Moka has said that her role in the newly released flick, “Code of Silence” has exposed her to the devastating emotions that victims of rape suffer.

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Kay Q set for Wedding Day tour

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Kay Q

Akinmolu Kayode Olasunkanmi, better known as Kay Q in the music industry, is currently in cloud nine, thanks to the progressive success currently recorded by his new single, Wedding Day. Within a few days of release, the song has got tremendous local and international attention.

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Project Act Nollywood Palaver: More filmmakers react

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What the industry needs from President Buhari at the moment is not grants or loans. This is least in our long list of challenges. The President should create enabling environment for us. He has started with a near stable power supply in most parts of the country. We must have in place a verifiable, auditable, open and accountable distribution framework in place. Sledge hammer must be slammed on pirates and other intellectual property thieves.

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Filmmakers sing discordant tunes over Jonathan’s N3bn grant

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Buhary-filmmakers

Jonathan’s administration was reputed to be the only successive administration in the country that heavily invested in the industry. While his administration lasted, the industry benefitted enormously from the initial $200 million loan scheme which he created in 2010, to support filmmakers in boosting the quality of their production.

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NdaniTV ups the ante

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NdaniTV boss,
 Agnes Marquis

Nigeria’s foremost online content production company, NdaniTV recently unveiled a new travel series, “The New Africa” bouquet made up of 5 contemporary African shows to up the ante. The well-attended event took place last Friday, at Four Points hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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Why I’m spending so much on shooting videos – Solagbade Sola

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Solagbade

One of Nigeria’s fast-rising gospel music sensations, Solagbade Sola Olaonipekun, has released two new videos: “Anu Oluwa”, a track from her third album and “My year of Harvest”, a track from her new album. This is coming shortly after the release of her fourth album. Both videos were released on August 1. By dropping both videos, the songstress intends to take Lagos State and its environs by storm while fulfilling God’s prophesy.

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When AMAA feted sponsors, launched AfricaOne Initiative

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Okey Bakasi
 and Zack Orji at the event.

“Facebook partnership with us is a commercial and cultural one leveraging our platform which covers film and the whole entertainment sector and the Facebook global platform. This will give an unprecedented opportunity for brands to engage with millions of African movie fans as well as Africa’s film making community leveraging the digital reach of the world’s most pervasive social network,” said the AMAA founder.

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Lancelot threatens to place curse on pirates

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Lancelot Imasuen

The big-budget epic film, Invasion 1897 which has successfully premiered across the world in the past one-year is due to be released on DVD soon,the producer, Lancelot Imasuen has revealed. Lancelot, who is currently in the United States, where the film is on the last leg of its world tour, made the revelation while in a chat with HVP.

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Emem Isong makes case for rape victims in ‘Code of Silence’

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emem-isong

The premiere of another Nollywood blockbuster, Code of Silence, took place on Friday, August 8, at Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos amidst much fanfare. The movie which focuses on the subject of rape was well- attended by stars from the showbiz industry. The movie is Emem Isong’s second directorial effort and it features a newcomer, Makida Moka who played the lead character Adanma, Patience Ozokwor, Ini Edo, Omoni Oboli, Amechi Muonagor, Kofi Adjorlolo, Desmond Elliot and Shawn Faqua.

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Segun Arinze becomes BON artistic director

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Segun Arinze

“With a profound sense of duty, I accept the gesture of the organizers of BON awards in appointing me as the artistic director for the 2015 edition of the event. The BON awards is dear to me because it is a homegrown reward platform for Nigerian actors and that was one of the reasons I accepted to join the train that was in Akure, Ondo State recently for the unveiling of the host state,” Arinze said.

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M-Net movies, MultiChoice launches Star Wars Pop-Up Channel

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M-Net Movies and MultiChoice are making African television history with a new pop-up channel featuring all six epic films from the Star Wars Saga. From August 31 through 13th of September, DStv Premium customers will be stunned with a special channel on M-Net Movies 109.

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Mount Zion calls for tougher sanctions against piracy

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Mike Bamiloye and wife

MOUNT Zion Faith Ministries International has called for tougher sanctions for pirates who steal intellectual property of others.

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Omotola Jalade Ekehinde and scraping of NYSC

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OMOTOLA-NYSC

VETERAN actor and reality show star Omotola is trending, and this time not on account of some photo shoot but for calling for President Buhari to scrap the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme. It’s not useful, he should please do that for Nigerians. Our children don’t need it anymore.

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Remembering Bbee: Late singer drops two singles posthumously

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Bbee

A year has rolled by without the reverberating sounds of former Nigerian Idol contestant, Blessing Eloho Eruogho, a.k.a Bbee, who passed away July 27th 2014, days after she returned from a trip to the U.S to complete some singles. Her family and loved ones have decided to keep her memories alive by releasing the singles she was working on before she passed away.

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I don’t do things normal way – Maka

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Maka

In recent times, Maka’s sound and delivery has been compared to that of Asa and Bez, she however doesn’t want to be seen in that light. Hear her: “I should point out that I am very flattered to be compared to Asa and Bez, however, I can’t really say I sound like them.

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Dbanj joins the bearded gang

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Dbanj

Though music pundits believe the music entrepreneur who clinched the evolution awards at this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards, is yet to produce any hit song, Dbanj is bent on proving his critics wrong by embarking on rebranding his image and engaging his fans more.

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Romantic scene I played with Nonso Dibo – Ella Daniels

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Ella Daniels

Rising actress Ella Daniels, who once declared that she would never date or marry a fellow actor, is at it again. This time, the actress is reliving memories of a romantic scene which she played alongside actor Nonso Dibo few years ago, describing the experience as “relishing and enjoyable.”

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The event that turned my life around – 2face Idibia

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2face Idibia

“I think it’s the I don arrive syndrome that affects artistes who fall along the way. That thing is a major factor. Most times if you check it, it is that syndrome of I have arrived and we have to keep doing it this way, forgetting that you have to keep working on yourself.”

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Tunde Kelani’s Online TV debuts

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Tunde Kelani

According to the respected film icon, the internet based television will be known as www.tundekelani.com and it will serve as a platform to showcase all his projects, both old and new due to the continuous demand of the people who are finding it very difficult to lay hands on the physical copies of his work due to the activities of pirates.

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Sam Dede plans returning to Nollywood next year

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According to Sam Dede, who is also a University lecturer and cultural expert, “I honourably accept the appointment as the Director General of Rivers State Tourism Development Agency (RSTDA) three years ago. That was one reason I have been away from the movie industry. I have just one more year to finish my tenure as D-G of RSTDA and then, I will return to the movie industry, stage and school.”

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‘Going nude in a movie will not show the world how great I am’

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Ogechi Peters

“My ambition is to be better than the best, to get to a level where I will be helping a lot of people, especially the young ones who are in need of assistance. To be in a position where I will be helping people to get empowered is what I’m aiming.”

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Kunle Afolayan becomes Air France brand ambassador

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Kunle Afolayan

Award winning actor cum producer, Kunle Afolayan has concluded plans to shoot a new movie in collaboration with Air France . This is coming on the heels of his endorsement as the brand ambassador for Air-France. According to Kunle, he decided to sign the deal with the brand because he believes that the relationship will help take Nollywood to the global market and he saw the connection between his brand and Air-France.

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Tony Umez breaks silence ‘I didn’t have sex in controversial ‘Room 027’

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*Tony Umez

“It wasn’t as if there was sex all through the movie, but it was just an aspect of a whole movie. It was a 2-hour movie, but people are focusing on that particular scene. That scene just happened, it wasn’t the whole movie…

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What Mimi Orjiekwe, hubby failed to reveal

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Mimi Orjiekwe

Rising stars, Mimi Orjiekwe and Charles Billion, who got engaged three years ago are now husband and wife. But what was not in the news is that prior to their marriage, Charles had to let his long dreads out for the sake of the love of his life.

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Any child born and named Goodluck will be great in life – Cyril Chukwuemeka

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Cyril Chukwuemeka

I really did not believe that name has an influence on a person’s character.”

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FJ the King returns

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I was managed then by the late Sam loco Efe as a Nollywood actor. I also played the role of Nkem Owoh’s son in one of his hit movies, ’Ikuku’. After that movie, I dropped two hot singles back to back, “Big Boys Outing and Jigida” in same 1991, which were all huge successes,” he added.

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I want Joke Silva, Genevieve in ‘Acceptance’ movie – Award-winning author

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Ibitola Ojoye-Adebayo

UK-based award-winning Nigerian  author, Ibitola Ojoye-Adebayo, a graduate of pharmacology from the University of Portsmouth, is a writer of contemporary romance with a twist. Her writing is a portal into her mind and soul. Sparked with a passion for gothic horror, mystery and romance novels, her top writing influences include Virginia Andrews and Stephen King.

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House eviction and divorce rumours: It must be Ibinabo at work – Emeka Ike

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Emeka Ike

“Haa, that boy has gone mad. Me Ke? What is my business with him?” she fired back. “I thought he lives in a hotel. He must definitely be on very cheap drugs. I don’t know why he keeps referring to me. The case is between him and the Board of Trustees. He called me to help him push them over it, then he went to the press to curse me over it. He must be truly demented.”

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Mixed-reactions trail Nelson Jombo’s new movie

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Nelson-Jombo

“Miss Taken” tells the tale of an Inspector General charged with corruption and financial misconduct by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). His eldest daughter, Ruby who stands solidly behind her father oversees his properties and tries to control her rebellious younger sister, Chinny.

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