Friday October 31st, 2014
Friday October 31st, 2014
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More American babies for Nigerian celebrities

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Nuella

Despite the United States government efforts at tightening the noose on Nigerian pregnant women who have formed the habit of travelling to the US to deliver their babies, more pregnant celebrities are steadily jetting out of the country to do so.

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Behold! Project Fame finalists

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This year’s edition of MTN Project Fame is indeed getting to the peak, as we witness the final elimination show.

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Real reason Jim Iyke dumped me, Ex-fiancee opens up!

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ketura

She sounded absolutely distraught, and utterly disconsolate. Her usual exuberance, the bonhomie which she wears like a badge of honor was missing both in her voice and in her demeanor. She was inconsolable, pained and emotionally devastated. She had every reason to feel that way.

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NFVCB swoops on sellers of uncensored films

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The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), in a bold step to enforce its classification decisions recently clamped down on sellers of pornographic and unclassified movies in parts of Ikoyi, in Lagos State.

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Adora wins African Oscars in USA

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ADORA

“Adora”, a film produced by American-based Nigerian movie maker, Bridget John has won the Best Film in the Diaspora category at the just concluded Nollywood and African Film Critics (NAFCA) Award in Beverly Hills, California.

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Omoni Oboli wages war against malaria in Ajegunle

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Omoni Oboli

After premiering her much talked about movie, “Being Mrs. Elliot” recently in Lagos, top actress Omoni Oboli has taken yet another bold step as she wages war against malaria parasite in the ghetto city of Ajegunle in Lagos.

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Tears of joy as Mayowa,Ndigwe win Aquafina Elite model contest

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Aquafina

Winner of the Aquafina Elite Model Look Nigeria 2014 female category,Mayowa Nicholas has described her victory as challenging, saying that winning the contest remains the happiest moment of her life.

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Mansard Insurance compensates Nollywood actress

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Popular Tinsel actress, Nkiru Kiki Omeili, has openly commended the efficiency of Mansard Insurance.

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AFRIFF to sponsor 10 students for film training in America

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As part of its developmental agenda for the film sector, the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is planning to take 10 students to the United States for practical training in various aspects of filmmaking.

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Thelma O’khaz declares! I have no apologies being a light-skinned lady

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Nollywood actress-turned-singer, Thelma O’Khaz who was once accused of bleaching her skin has again refuted the allegation, saying she has no apology whatsoever for being a light-skinned lady.

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Cinema complies with regulatory board’s guidlines – Silverbird

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Silverbird Galleria says its cinema complies with the rules and regulations of the Nigerian Films and Video Censors Board (NFVDB) regarding movies shown to the public.

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Maltina Dance All 8 hits TV screens

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After the successful conclusion of the exciting regional auditions of the number one family dance show in Nigeria, Maltina Dance All season eight (MDA8), tagged ‘Rhythm of Happiness,’ the show is set to hit television screens across the nation and beyond from Sunday, September 7, 2014. 13 out of the 28 family representatives that were

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Between Uche Ogbodo and baby Chinagorom

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Nigeria’s self-styled “Lady Gaga”, Uche Obodo who recently gave birth to a bouncing baby girl, China-gorom in the United States is back in the country to face the reality of raising a child as a single mother.

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‘I donated my kidney to my brother, I can give my heart to my wife’-Obi Emelonye

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Love, they say, is blind, and lovers cannot see. This saying rightly fits into the kind of love that is currently existing between the award-winning Nollywood producer, Obi Emelonye and his wife, Amaka.

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Uduaghan throws his weight behind Ugbomah’s 50yrs celebration

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After an open-letter written to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and his Lagos State counterpart, Babatunde Raji Fashola recently, by Chief Eddie Ugbomah, protesting over the attitude of their aides who were frustrating his moves to meet with them in connection with the celebration of his 50 years as an entertainer, the veteran filmmaker can now sleep with his two eyes closed as his state government has agreed to bankroll the celebration.

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NFVCB rolls out new timeline movie licensing

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DVDs for sale are pictured in a store on September 24, 2013 in Accra. The new film by Ghanaian-Nigerian director Pascal Amanfo "Boko Haram" has been banned by censors in Ghana and shunned by cinema owners in Nigeria. AFP PHOTO

Nigeria’s apex movie regulatory agency, the NFVCB has rolled out a new policy initiative for a two-week maximum timeline for the issuance of Licenses for movie distribution in the country.

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Let’s win the war against Ebola- Rita dominics

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*Rita

By IYABO AINA Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic is one of the celebrities who is having sleepless nights over the spread of the Ebola virus in the country. The actress took to her Twitter handle to share details about the Ebola containment Trust Fund which she has set up with trustees such as Dr. Alero Roberts,

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Shan George battles British promoters over son’s new song!

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The delectable Nollywood actress-turned-singer, Shan George is very angry at the moment, and this is authoritative. Shan annoyance is not unconnected to ‘Edo Boy’, the just released song of her second son, Jaga.

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Uzo Aduba wins `Outstanding Guest Actress’ at Emmy Award

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Uzo Aduba

Nigerian-born American artiste, Uzo Aduba, has won the `Outstanding Guest Actress’ for the comedy entitled: `Orange is the New Black’ in the Emmy Award for 2014

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Van Vicker quits set for fear of Ebola

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Van Vicker

It thus sounds like many of the jokes being peddled about the Ebola scare but award winning Ghanaian actor, Van Vicker, doesn’t see anything about the virus as a joke. The actor who has a Liberian lineage, has made it open that he is scared of going back to Liberia to shoot the second part of his movie, ‘Bendu Sudan’ because of the deadly Ebola virus ravaging the country,

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Eddie Ugbomah writes to Uduaghan, Fashola …blasts their aides

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*Eddie

By BENJAMIN NJOKU Veteran film maker, and chairman, Board of Trustees of Association of Movie Producers (AMP) Chief Eddie Ugbomah has written an open-protest-letter to the governors of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and his Lagos State counterpart, Babatunde Raji Fashola, expressing his disappointment over the attitude of their aides who are bent on frustrating

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Why I allowed Nkem Owoh to touch my boobs

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Anita Joseph

Anita Joseph is a talented Nollywood actress known mostly for her controversial nature. The actress has over the years grown a thick skin to criticisms and wants people to know that she’s in the movie industry to be an actress in the true sense of the word.

Anita Joseph is a talented Nollywood actress known mostly for her controversial nature. The actress has over the  years grown a thick skin to criticisms and wants people to know that she’s in the movie industry to be an actress in the true sense of the word.

She has the ability excel in any role she is assigned and she has been a good source of entertainment for many fans.

In this encounter with Showtime celebrity Anita opens up on her music and movie career viv-a-vis other issues:Anita-Joseph-3

What have you been up to?

Work work work… Movies and music but I’m still recording

How many movies have you done so far?

The one that just came out is Akpabio, the Calabar Boy.   Then,   there’s Hips Don’t Lie, Festival of Village Girls, Wannabe Girls, Who runs the Village, Twins Blood, and lots of others. I can’t really count.
What is your style of music?

I do Hip-hop, I do slow songs, blues, I do every kind of music

Which songs have you released this year?

I’ve done Long Time and Go Gaga

Have you featured any artiste in your songs?

In ‘Nyem Something’ I featured Flavour. The video came out two years ago

You and Afrocandy were recently seen together, are you guys doing a movie?

Yes, we are. We’ve not done the job yet. She just did an audition and I was invited over to help in the casting. We did an audition at Excellence Hotel so I went there to help her cast and I’m part of the movie too

Is it a porn movie?

God forbid. It’s an African movie. Afrocandy does other movies too. The one she’s going to do soon is an epic movie like a village kind of movie. Then the other one is another kind of movie, we call it Glamour.

Glamour is the one you have many rich people but the epic is the village one. It’s not a porn movie, don’t mind what people are saying. I assure you it is not porn. Anita cannot do porn. You know why I can’t do porn? Because the money will finish but the movie won’t go.

It’s not something I would like to do. Everybody in life has what he or she wants to do. I don’t care what anybody does. Some people say you’re friends with Afrocandy and all that, So What?

Do you believe Nigerians are hypocritical about sex?

Oh yes they are, some of them do worse things behind closed doors. So don’t judge me. I do what I want to do but I can’t do porn. Anita is crazy, Anita is this, Anita is that, but I can’t do porn. There are some kinds of things I can’t do. If I’m doing business with Afrocandy, it’s movie business not porn and it’s my business. Nobody has the right to tell me I shouldn’t do it because she’s this, she’s that.   That’s their business.

Can you do sex in a movie?
No, I can’t

Not even kissing?

That’s a normal thing. There’s a way we do kissing in the movie industry, we don’t really do the real kissing but there’s a way we do it. It’s acting.

There was a movie I saw you,where Nkem Owoh was touching your boobs, what movie was that?

That movie was The Gamblers. In the script, they said he was supposed to touch my breasts; we have to make it real so I gave him my breast to touch and that thing blew people’s minds. That was the whole idea, he touched it for real.

Have you done any other stuff like that?

I do lots of stuffs like that. It doesn’t matter; it’s the kind of job I do, so it depends. It depends on what the script says, sometimes you just have to pretend to be there. Its pretense, Acting is all about pretense.

Which actor do you have chemistry working with?

I have chemistry working with everybody but there are some people you work better with, lots of them. If I start mentioning the names, you won’t leave here

What do you consider the sexiest part of your body?

Everywhere is sexy because everybody has what trips him or her. Some like the boobs, some like the back, some like my legs, I’ve seen somebody that loves my palm. My fingers are very sexy

You say you love tattoos, how many tattoos do you have?

I used to love tattoos. But I don’t do tattoos anymore and I’m trying to remove them. I’m not a tattoo freak anymore; I’ve grown out of that. In fact the tattoos on my body are mistakes. I advise people not to do tattoos. Tattoos are addictive. If you do one you want to do another, at the end of the day you’ll start regretting them. I don’t love my tattoos anymore. I wish I can clean them out.

Where is the most hidden place you’ve done a tattoo?

No hidden place, the most hidden one is the one on my waist and on my boobs

What do you find attractive in a man?

I love men that are simple. I don’t like men that are too loud, I love it simple

When did you get into music?

I started music professionally four years back but I’ve not released an album yet. I’ve not really been serious with my music because the movies took over but I’ve released two videos, Time No Dey and Nyem something

Are you currently in a relationship?

I’m single and not searching

Have you ever done a movie outside Nigeria?
Yes, I have, in South Africa. I did the movie last year but it’s not out yet

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How do you handle your male admirers?

They’re not easy to handle but I handle them well enough. In this kind of job, you have to be strong and bold because if you’re not, they’ll just mess you up. So, I handle them perfectly. I try not to be insulting in as much as some of them are very unbearable. Those that are unbearable, you just try and be subtle and manage them with a good smile.

What of your critics?

I love my critics because if they don’t criticise me, I won’t get better

Do you take to their advice?

I do listen but some of them don’t make sense. Some of them are beef, maybe it’s somebody that doesn’t like you, you didn’t do anything to the person but the person doesn’t just like you. They did it to Jesus Christ.

He didn’t do anything to them but some people hated him, so it happens.

Sometimes when you read some things you know that it’s just beef. You might not know the person but the person is beefing you.   I don’t care about what they say.   What I care about is I take from the ones that are good, I try to amend what is not right but the ones that I know that I’m doing right, I don’t bother

What is the craziest thing a fan has ever done when he saw you?

Hitting my bum. Someone has seen me in Shoprite before, hit my bum and ran away. There was nothing I could do. There was a movie I did Open and Close. I was a nymphomaniac in that movie, I had sex with everybody around me because it was the story. The guy said that thing you did in Open and Close, can you just do it to me? He started whining in Shoprite, mimicking everything I did in the movie, the way I was doing. I just turned to leave and the next thing he did was to tap my ass. I wanted to pursue him but I wore heels so I couldn’t pursue him.

If it were before, I would have chased him all the way. Another day someone called me and started moaning ‘Anita you’re killing me, Anita whine for me’, I said hello, he said ‘Oh please, it’s me please you don’t understand’. It was one of my pictures he saw. He uses my pictures to work on himself and he told me. Mostly he uses private numbers to call me so I wouldn’t be able to call back. That ‘s why I sometimes don’t pick private numbers.

What is the craziest thing you have done to a fan ?

There was this crazy guy that got my number from somewhere. This guy sends me message everyday of my life, everyday. Telling me how he loves me and how he wants to marry me, till date. At a point I had to call him and invited him over. I mean this guy has been sending me messages for more than two years straight, everyday.

My sisters, everybody in my house knows about it. One day I decided to invite him   over but when I came out to receive him, he was nowhere to be found. He later called that he could not face me.

What is the worst scandal of your life?

There was a time I was in South Africa, they wrote something about me that an Alhaji and I were getting married in America. It wasn’t true, I was in South Africa and they said I was in America. Then I was working in South Africa. They said that I went to his office and his wife saw me in the office and embarrassed me. They said me and the wife got into a fight, that people had to come to separate us. I had a relationship and I was very heartbroken. I’ve had lots of them like that. Some people actually believed that story but there was a mix up. That story shattered me at the time.

Why did you refuse a marriage proposal from your boyfriend

A man cannot just come out and tell me to stop what I’m doing because he wants to marry me. I’m not desperate for marriage. Marriage will come when it will come. My man will come when it’s the right time for him to appear. When my husband comes, he won’t tell me to stop what I’m doing. My husband would be my fan and love what I’m doing, my husband would encourage me.

Your boyfriend was telling you to leave acting for him?

Yes, and become a complete housewife. I’m an Anambra girl, we don’t do like that. We’re hardworking women. That’s the kind of blood I’m born with; I can’t just leave what I’m doing. Marriage is not a do or die affair

What about dating Senators, Governors and Politicians, is it true or false?

I have friends all over. It doesn’t necessarily mean you’re dating the person but you know how the world is, if they see you with someone or you’re friends with someone, they conclude you’re dating the person.

What more should people expect from you?

Lots of new things, it would be a surprise package.

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PMAN set to unite Nigeria with music

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Questionmark Entertainment boss, Kevin Lucciano Gabriel, who recently emerged the new interim president of the Performing Musician Association of Nigerian (PMAN) shocked the industry watchers during the week when he openly declared that he has no intention to run for the president of the troubled union come next year when they will be conducting their general elections.

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What would you do if you catch your fiance cheating the night before your wedding?

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Kristama

Nancy had known Donald since she was little. They’ve been dating for five years and six months ago he proposed. Donald showered her with lots of love. They commenced wedding preparations in earnest. Nancy couldn’t wait to get married to Donald, the man of her dreams. At last, the wedding day arrived, they were to be married at 12.00 noon, while the reception was to hold later in the evening.

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I once thought of reducing my boobs – Ebinabo Potts-Johnson

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Maybe her chest isn’t as heavy as Cossy Orjiakor, or as monstrous as Foluke Daramola’s but upcoming actress and model, Ebinabo Potts-Johnson has a pair of mammary that stand out, far out from her chest to get you thinking you are seeing a trick of nature or something.

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I’v had many broken promises— Adebimpe Akintunde

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Adebimpe Akintunde   gained attention amongst movie buffs with her movie ‘Wasilat Coded’. The light skinned Nollywood actress and movie producer is becoming an household name with her talent , sex appeal, and versatility. In this interview, she opens up to Kehinde Ajose on how she got the name, Wasilat coded and why she can’t star

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Ejike Asiegbu stages comeback to big screen

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After disappearing from the screen for almost a decade, veteran actor Ejike Asiegbu has finally staged a comeback to action, starring in a big-budget movie titled, “End Game”.

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Clarion Chukwura set to make another history

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Seasoned actress, Clarion Chukwura, who won the Best Actress award at this year’s edition of the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Awards,AMAA, for her role in Emem Isong’s “Apaye” is about to make another history.

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Nollywood practitioners divided over MOPPICON bill

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National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria,AGN, Ms Ibinabo Fiberesima two months ago raised the curosity of stakeholders in the movie industry after she dropped a hint that the draft of the long awaited Motion Picture Practitioners Council of Nigeria Bill,MOPPICCON would be returned to them for onward review and possible approval.

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Mo Abudu, the pie that made her rich

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By Florence Amagiya Mosunmol Abudu has no doubt carved a lasting niche for herself in a world where men are known to have called the shots. She is undeniably wealthy and is regarded by many as the “Oprah Winfrey of Africa” due to her Moment with Mo Talk show. Her EbonyLife channel alone on DSTV

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Lancelot Imasuen goes spiritual

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*Lancelot

Producer of the highly anticipated historical movie, “Invasion 1897” which is bound to raise the bar in Nollywood when it finally hits the cinemas later this year, Lancelot Imasuen has gone spiritual. The celebrated director was recently involved in the production of a gospel documentary drama, “Faith that Rocks”which experience, he described as “awesome and

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Unveiling Zik Zulu’s Oasis

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After the success recorded by his popular TV series, Heaven’s Gate, Zik Zulu Okafor has returned with a brand new TV series called, Oasis. It’s a 39-episode sitcom billed to hit the screen in the last quarter of the year.

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