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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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My marriage is intact – Emeka Ike

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Emeke Ike & Wife, Suzanne Rero

“If I am a wife beater, she wouldn’t have lived with me for this long. She spent the first year, second year and so on, and she did not label me as a wife beater. Why is she doing so now?,”the actor queried.

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Steph Coker back with Online series

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Stephanie Coker

Season One of the online series, according to her, will cover everything from entertainment news to social media trends, music, fashion and lifestyle tips delivered to audiences in Coker’s quirky, unfiltered demure infusing sass into reality television”.

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EbonyLife TV hosts ‘Meet & Greet’ with Buhari, young professionals in diaspora

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EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first Global Black entertainment and lifestyle network, is set to host President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), and young professionals in Washington, D.C. to a ‘Meet & Greet’ interactive session in honour and commemoration of the President’s momentous visit to the United States of America on the 21st of July, 2015.

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‘My journey with ‘Stolen Lives’ – Emma Williams

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Emma Williams

Rising Nollywood producer,Emmanuel Williams who walked out of his Public Relations job to pursue a career in film making definitely will be sure he did not take the wrong decision. With his debut movie, Stolen Lives’ due to be released into the market in September, Emmanuel is on a mission to write his name in gold.

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Shan George vows to use village juju to fight pirates

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shan-george

Nollywood actress and producer, Shan George is currently disturbed with the activities of pirates in the Nigerian enter tainment industry, as she has vowed to deal with anybody who attempts to pirate her new movie titled, “ One good Man.”

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Bob Manuel to bag Chieftaincy title

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Bob Manuel

Popular Nollywood actor and politician, Bob-Manuel Udokwu has been designated for a chieftaincy title. The honour will be conferred on him by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Nollywood (ONN). In a statement by the socio-cultural group, Eze(Dr) Harris Chuma, Bob-Manuel will be conferred with the ‘Eze Ndigbo of Anambra State Nollywood’ title, which literally means ‘King of Anmabra State-born Nollywood practitioners.”

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Celebrities with question mark over their sexuality!

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Genevieve Nnaji

In some other countries, being homosexual might not even raise eye-brows, but in Nigeria, a mere accusation or suspicion that a person isn’t ‘straight’ can cast a huge shadow over the person’s reputation and career. A major reason for this is the fact that homosexuality is against the law in Nigeria, and it attracts a jail term of 14 years for offenders.

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Genevieve’s countless steps to stardom

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Genevieve, Omotola

Geny was only 8 years old when she began acting. She was 19 years old when she was starred in the movie “Most Wanted” in 1998. Nnaji won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005. In 2011, she was honoured with the title (MFR) as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for her immense contribution.

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Pete Edochie rates Awolowo Nigeria’s best politician ever

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Pete Edochie

Comments are free but facts are sacred. People are free to say whatever they like, but a fact is a fact. Who make up Nollywood? The Igbos. Who started Nollywood? The Igbos. What are the films you remember most in Nollywood; ‘Living in Bondage” which was produced by an Igbo man, “Rituals”, ‘Igbodo”, Ëbuka” among others. They were all produced by Igbo filmmakers. I featured in about 90 percent of these films.

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Mike Ezuruonye, Uche Ogbodo in love tango?

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This is the storyline of a new movie, which is currently being shot in Owerri. nProduced by Ifemechukwu Ibeh, the movie is starring Mike Ezuruonye, Clarion Chukwurah, Emma Ayologu, Uche Ogbodo, Nkechi Nweje, Nancy Iheme alongside others.

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I’m not in a hurry to release ‘Invasion 1897’ on DVD, says Lancelot

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The global black race are identifying with the story and relating with the story. In the month of August, we are going to be showing the movie in Chicago, in a big museum. From Chicago, we will move to Boston, which is another very important city to the Benin story. From there, we will move to Atlanta, New York, Dallas, Houston and rounding it off in California as part of the Edo National Assembly ,where the members will be holding a convention.

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Kemi Adesoye leads Nigerian filmmakers to Durban

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Kemi-Adesoye

Award winning script writer, Kemi Adesoye, will be leading other Nigerian filmmakers to South Africa as they are among the 40 participants selected during the week by organizers of the prestigious 36th Durban International Film Festival, DIFF, for the 8th edition of Talents Durban.

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Why I’m relocating to the country — Stacy Uzuh, American trained make-up artist

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Stacy

“I’ve created beautiful images in so many venues, including fashion editorial looks, runway, and commercials, video, corporate, film and television. Whether you are here to secure me as your personal Makeup Artist, sign up for a makeup class, purchase Stace Face Cosmetics for someone special, the quality and my expertise will ensure you receive exactly the service you need. I take pride and honour in satisfying my clients and making sure your needs are met.”

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Veteran actor Lari Williams going blind, homeless

  /   in Home Video People, News, Showtime People 2:50 pm   /   Comments

Lari Williams

A veteran actor, Lari Williams, on Tuesday lamented that he needed help from philanthropists because he was homeless and going blind.

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Watch Dry, get thrilled

  /   in Home Video People, News 1:51 am   /   Comments

DRY

Halima gets pregnant and suffers Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF), after child delivery. Now, we see her abandoned by her husband and her own father and overly discriminated by the society. They say she smells. They throw things at her in the market. They say she disgusts them. Her co-wives want her out. She is thrown out by her husband and his mother. This is when Zara Robbins (played by Stephanie Linus) comes into the picture.

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Basorge Tariah, Kate Henshaw return as Do-Good premières

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Basorge and Kate Henshaw

Renowned actor, BasorgeTariah Jnr. is returning to the silver screen as Africa Magic premieres its new Pidgin English sitcom, Do-good,on Monday, 6 July, 2015. Do-good, which is a spin-off of a popular Nigerian drama series of the 1990s, features the exploits of the titular character Do-good, played by Tariah, who returns from a sojourn abroad to woo his sweetheart Emem, played by Nollywood leading lady, Kate Henshaw.

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MTN Project Fame is back

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Project Fame winner 2014, Geoffrey Oji

This year, thousands of young talents will fight to get into the prestigious Project Fame Academy, where superstars are made, to be tutored by the best in the music and entertainment industry. For this Season, a major innovation that encourages participation from the comfort of one’s home has been introduced.

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Nollywood films for OSCAR 2016

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(L-R)Vchangelo Bullock (Managing Director, Outreach and  Strategy initiative), Chineze Anyaene (Chairperson, NOSC), Meredith Shae (Award Cordinator) and  Tom Oyer (Awards Cordinator).

The 12-man Nigerian committee seeks Nigerian films whose themes relate to the country and are predominantly in language other than English and Pidgin English. Unfortunately, most of the entries received were either in English, poorly subtitled or lacking in some technical details.

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Ini Dima-Okojie ‘My husband is Chris Hemsworth’

  /   in Home Video People, News 1:03 am   /   Comments

Ini Dima-Okojie

Explaining why she dumped her banking job for acting, the rising actress who hails from Edo State said she wasn’t feeling fulfilled as a banker regardless of the lucrativeness of the job. “I used to be an Investment Banker. It was a good job; it paid well and I learnt a lot. But as time went on, there was this longing in my heart and I knew I wasn’t fulfilled regardless how much money I was making.

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I took my 3-month old baby to the set of Fuji House of Commotion -Iretiola Doyle

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Iretiola Doyle

My baby was three months old when I hit the set of Fuji House of Commotion. You need to see my car. I used to drive one nice “tuketuke” BMW at the time. I had everything, from the baby bath, stove, food to everything in my car because I had to go with the baby. So my kids grew up getting used to my kind of work.”

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When Mr Ibu buried his mother

  /   in Home Video People, News 10:18 pm   /   Comments

ibuu

The sleepy town of Amurri suddenly rejuvenated last weekend as Nollywood stars stormed there to rally round one of their own, comic-actor, John Okafor aka Mr Ibu who was burying his late mum, Mrs. Victoria Okafor on that day. Among the stars that were at Amurri were Nkem Owoh{Osuofia}, Patience Ozokwor{Mama G},Emeka Ike, Ken Erics,Victor Osuagwu, Prince Emeka Ani, Brownny Igboegwu, Dede One Day, Stan. K, Emeka Rollas, Dauda and Zolu Adigwe.

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‘Ayanda’ to open Durban International Film Festival

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Ayande

The highly anticipated South African film Ayanda, directed by Sara Blecher and produced by Real Eyes in association with Leading Lady Productions, has been announced as the opening night film of the 36th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) which takes place from 16 to 26 July.

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Ike Nnaebue brings 48 Hour Film Project to Lagos

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Ike Nnaebue

“While the time limit places an unusual restriction on the filmmakers, it is also liberating by putting an emphasis on doing instead of talking,” he said. According to Nnaebue, the filmmakers are at liberty to choose their themes, but each team must select the genre for its movie in a random drawing 15 minutes before the start of the competition. He however noted that the teams are given a character, a prop and a line of dialogue that must appear in their film.

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