Wednesday April 1st, 2015
Wednesday April 1st, 2015
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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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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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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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BnB Infinity unveils Babibevis

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Babibevis was unveiled during the week as the latest kid on the block. An Edo State-born singer and model, Babibevis began his musical career in Italy, where he bagged a degree in styling and modelling before returning to the country. While in Italy, he released an album titled Never Too Late. He also shot a video from one of the tracks in the album titled Jadore.

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Zeb Ejiro’s son goes to film school in America

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Foremost producer, Zeb Ejiro, may have started preparing his son, Melvin, to step into his shoes, having paid his dues as one of the pioneers of Nollywood. There are indications that the veteran film maker has concluded plans for Melvin to travel to the United States any time in July, for a two weeks course on film making at the University of California, UCLA.

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Kunle Afolayan, Rita Dominic, other nominees battle for Malta’s N1m prize

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Nollywood producers and actors, Kunle Afolayan, Ayo Makun, Rita Dominic, Zeb Ejiro, O.C Ukeje, Ivie Okujaye among other nominees for this year’s AfricaMagic Viewers ‘Choice Award, are up against each other, as official sponsor of the award, Amstel Malta, announces its reward of one million naira cash prize each, to winners of four award categories.

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Asa is the absolute coolest

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International music star Asa has released new promotional photographs as she embarks on the European leg of her Bed of Stone album tour.A departure from her usual laid back style, the French-Nigerian soul singer appears coolly sophisticated dressed in a menswear inspired suit with a plunging neckline, and strikingly ephemeral in a white shirt paired with a full-length azure skirt, among other outfits. The minimalist approach to her make up highlights the styling to make sure that Asa—mature, sultry, and alluring—is front and centre.

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Inside story of #iBelieve Concert: Ambode was instrumental to my coming into limelight— Ice Prince

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As expected, the #iBelieve Concert was dope and full of all the razzmatazz and camaraderie one can ever imagine from a concert of that magnitude. Starting from the choice of venue to the décor, the exquisite wine and cuisine including the electrifying performances, the concert no doubt proved that lots of efforts were painstakingly put together by the organizers to guarantee maximum fun and satisfaction of participants.

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Funke Akindele, Charles Inojie,Helen Paul dazzle in Mr Potosky

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Versatile comedy actor, Charles Inojie, crossover actresses, Funke Akindele and Helen Paul have dazzled in a new blockbuster movie, Mr Potosky. Produced from the stables of De-Kross Movie Productions, Mr Potosky has been tipped to set a new pace in Nollywood.

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Star Trek’ star Leonard Nimoy dies at 83

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Actor Leonard Nimoy, who won a worldwide fan base as the pointy-eared half-human, half-Vulcan Mr Spock in the blockbuster “Star Trek” television and film franchise, died Friday at age 83, US media reported.

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Day Jennifer Eliogu sang for Ambode at Niteshift

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It was a night filled with fun, and clinking of glasses when actress-turned-singer, Jennifer Eliogu thrilled the audience that gathered at popular Niteshift Coliseum, in Ikeja, recently with her refreshing songs and dance steps. The event was a Grand House Reception in honour of All Progressives Congress,APC, governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The premier hangout has earlier hosted his PDP counterpart, Mr. Jimi Agbaje in the same manner.

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Making a movie that speaks to Nigeria’s socio-political dev. is my joy —David Oyelowo

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Award-winning Nigerian-born British actor, David Oyelowo alongside his co-star, in the American film, “Selma”, Carmen Ejogo were excited to be in Nigeria penultimate Sunday,as the film premiered at the House On The Rock Cathedral, Lagos.

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‘Beauty pageant is about service to humanity, not showbiz’

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Nollywood actress and reigning queen of Miss United Nations Pageant, Miss Precious Chikwendu, has said that beauty pageant has moved beyond wearing crown and cat-walking, but a means to impact positively on society. Chikwendu, who stated this at a press parley on the first edition of the Miss United Nations Nigerian Pageant (MUNNP), coming up 16 May, in Abuja, said the MUNNP contest was designed to audition, select and prepare the best among the Nigerian contestants. She is the Founder, Snowwhite Heart Foundation

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What a bathroom scene did to my career — Yetunde Bakare

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Yetunde Bakare

Yetunde Bakare, without doubts, is one of the actresses to watch out for in the Yoruba movie industry. With movies like Ajobi, Alani Baba Labake, Omo Olodo, Awa Okunrin, Awolu Goes to School, Amisu to name a few, the voluptuous ebony signed her way into the big league and she has since remained the screen darling of many Yoruba film lovers . She is a versatile actress and movie producer who also stars in English movies thus making herself a well known star in the industry. She spoke with us.

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Mama G reacts to Most Influential Igbo Personalities list

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Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo, popularly known as Mama G, has lauded the idea behind the book and platform, Most Influential Igbo Personalities,MIIP, authored by Ugochukwu Favour-Mayor. The veteran actress pointed out that the initiative will encourage the young people to conservatively live a life worthy of emulation, as the book will pose as a model for them to make the right choices.

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True story of Hanks Anuku’s HIV/AIDS palaver

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Popular gangster actor, Hanks Anuku is heartbroken at the moment. Like in a movie set, the actor is brooding over his wounds after news went viral online during the week, accusing him of testing positive to HIV/AIDS, and deliberately infecting his wife with the deadly virus. Anuku, who is hale and hearty has since refuted the report. His publicist, Bayo Adeoye while reacting to the report, described it as “not only confusing but a total lie.”

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Vote wisely, Caroline Danjuma tells Nigerians

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carolinaEx-Nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma, nee Ekanem has definitely thrown caution to the wind and now assumes the status of a social crusader. The growing tension and uncertainty that beclouded the political landscape of this country in recent times have left the actress with no choice than to call on Nigerians to vote wisely in the forthcoming elections.

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Jeta Amata’s Dawn in the creeks enters 2nd season

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Dawn in the Creeks, DITC, the Jeta Amata-led initiative aimed at promoting peace in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria has kicked off its second season. At the official launch, Andre Henshaw said the second season would leverage on the awareness and excitement generated by its first season and would highlight the gains made so far and the challenges facing the project.

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