Thursday March 5th, 2015
Thursday March 5th, 2015
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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, 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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‘I’m being lured into politics’

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Unlike most of her colleagues who have suddenly become puppets in the hands of politicians, top actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is certainly not going to be forced to support any candidate seeking elective position in the land.

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Two technicians seriously injured on James Bond set in Austria

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Italian actress Monica Bellucci and British actor Daniel Craig pose during a photocall to promote the 24th James Bond film 'Spectre' on February 18, 2015 at Rome's city hall.   AFP PHOTO

Two British technicians were seriously injured in a failed stunt on the set of the James Bond film “Spectre” in the Austrian Alps, police said on Wednesday. A car crashed into a platform on the set on Tuesday, pinning one of the technicians against the platform, and throwing another one off it, local police chief

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When David Oyelowo, Carmen returned home for Selma

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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 last Sunday,as the film premiered at the House On The Rock Cathedral, Lagos.

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Celebrities on Valentine’s Day

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‘No Mr. Right to hang out with’ I really don’t have a plan on how my Val will be celebrated because I don’t have a boy friend to hang out with. So, it might just be an indoor thing unless that Mr. Right decide to show up today which I am eagerly waiting for, and very expecting.”—Nazareth Jesse

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Day Niteshift hosted Ambode

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Ambode; Will he succeed Fashola?

After hosting Mr. Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Lagos State to a Grand House Reception forthnight ago, the management of the Niteshift Coliseum, in Ikeja last Sunday, hosted his All Progressives Congress ,APC, counterpart, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode in the same manner.

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Hollywood meets Nollywood in Tempting Fate

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Popular Nollywood actor, Ramsey Nouah, hits the cinemas across Nigeria in 2015 in the award winning movie ‘Tempting Fate’. This heart- touching movie which is directed by Kevin Nkem Nwankwor (KNN) in his directorial debut is an official selection film chosen to be premiered at the 2015 Pan African Film Festival at the very prestigious Rave Cinema in Hollywood, and also at the USA Indie Fest.

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Zeb Ejiro turns politician — Speaks on why he’s supporting Delta guber aspirant, Okowa

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Foremost filmmaker and director, Zeb Ejiro, who has in recent times frowned at entertainers going into politics, has finally pitched his tent with the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, in Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.

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Ailing Prince James Uche, not neglected, Ibinabo cries out

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The leadership of Actors Guild of Nigeria,AGN, has refuted reports that went viral on the internet , accusing the Guild of abandoning one of its ailing actors, Prince James Uche, to his fate. The allegation is coming weeks after the Guild was also accused of abandoning another actor, Muna Obiekwe, who was buried during the week in his country home in Anambra State.

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Comeback Diminas Dagogo fights HIV/AIDS through film

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Diminas Dagogo, who was part of Nollywood at the wake of the success of the phenomenal, “Living in Bondage”, but had to disappear into thin air when the ovation was loud has staged a comeback to the industry.

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‘Becoming a mega star is my dream’

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Onitsha, Anambra State-based singer cum actress, Omalicha Kasie, who was in the United States during the yuletide is back in the country with love.The singer returned to the country last week, and immediately hit a movie location, where she’s shooting a new film in Asaba.

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Aki turns football promoter

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Star-actor, Chinedu Ikedieze (MFR), recently donated a trophy to his hometown, Bende, in Abia State, to further promote peaceful co-existence among indigenes of the state. The football competition was named Uzuakoli Peace Cup.

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20 years in the showbiz industry: Omotola’s most cherished moments

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Delectable actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde who marked her 20th anniversary in the entertainment industry by paying a visit to Stella Maris College, in Abuja last weekend, surely has come of age :

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Nigerian Idol rocks Abuja

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Moses and Debbie performing...Nigerian Idol season 3

It was an overflow of energetic and enthusiastic youths at Bolton White Hotel over the weekend, as the 5th season of Etisalat-sponsored hit music reality show; Nigerian Idol had the 3rd leg of its auditions at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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I am rich, but not arrogant —Harrysong

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Five Star music singer and writer, Harrison Tare Okiri, popularly known as Harrysong is currently enjoying the rewards of his sheer hard work and consistency in the music industry.

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Nollywood: FG splashes another N2bn fund

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Four years after President Goodluck Jonathan released N3 billion intervention fund to support the Nigerian movie industry, the federal government has launched another laudable project geared towards boosting the industry.

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Nollywood: What Muna Obiekwe would be remembered for

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Since the sad news of his demise broke last Sunday, fans and colleagues of star actor, Muna Obiekwe, have continued to grieve over his loss, especially when they remember the actor’s daring roles in movies – those that will survive for a very long time. Muna, who has a knack for acting romantic scenes in movies was the quintessential character actor, and as such, a representative of a proudly, if sadly disappearing breed.

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Nigerian Idol season 5: Dede Mabiaku, Yinka Davies, Darey return as judges

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One of the pioneer judges of Nigerian Idol who was dropped last year, Yinka Davies, alongside Afrobeat performer, Dede Mabiaku and RnB singer, Darey Art-Alade, during the week were unveiled as the new judges for season 5 of the reality TV show.

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Ibinabo’s romance with politics! Why Nollywood endorsed Jonathan

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Newly married ex-beauty queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima in recent times has shown the strong passion she has for politics.

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Group set to premiere movie on terrorism

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Abuja – A group, Student in Nigeria Re-awakening Initiative (STINRI), on Thursday in Abuja, said it was set to premier a movie entitled “Dance of the Vipers” aimed at fighting terrorism in the country. The Chairman, Board of Trustees of STINRI, Mr Nathan Oguwike, disclosed this at a news conference. Oguwike, who was also the

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