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Echoes of Olu Akengbowa play at Delta State Govt. House

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Akengbowa-play

The exceptional patience portrayed by the guests that thronged the Unity Hall of Government House, Asaba, Delta State, venue of the command performance of Alex Eyengho’s historical play, “Olu Akengbuwa”, it would seem, was borne out of curiosity than goodwill. Staged as part of activities that marked Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan’s official handover to Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on May 29, as the new executive governor of Delta State, the play aptly chronicles the rich story of the Warri Kingdom.

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‘Becoming a filmhouse owner requires dedication’

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Nice-Kenechukwu

Since 2003, Nice has been operating a filmhouse as a way of expressing his passion for the industry. He revealed that he started the business way back in Canada, where he was formerly residing before he relocated to the country few years ago. He’s currently the owner of a single-screen theater located in Surulere area of Lagos, which first opened two years ago.

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Movie stars endorse audio Bible in Nigerian languages

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Prophet-Ogudu

AS July 18 date for the official launch of the Audio Bible in 18 Nigerian languages draws near, Nollywood stars, singers and other celebrities have thrown their weight behind the novel achievement, produced by pastor David Ogudu, General Overseer, G.O of Christos International Worship Centre, Abuja. The event is billed to hold at the Congress Hall of the Nicon Hilton, Abuja.

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Omotola ,Yemi Alade and Waje fight poverty through music

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Omotola,-Waje-&-Yemi-Alade

Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Waje and Yemi Alade recently collaborated with One campaign to launch Strong Girl, a new song and music video aimed at empowering women and girls around the world.

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Peter Bunor goes home today

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Peter Bunor...Celebrating 30 years on stage

Remains of veteran actor, Peter Bunor who died earlier this month following protracted illness will be laid to rest today at his home-town, Ogwash-Uku in Delta State.

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Nollywood meets performers in Superstar

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Inyaya & Oniga

Leading acts in the nation’s entertainment industry recently regrouped to thrill theatre goers in a new and riveting international film, “Superstar” produced by US-based Nigerian-born filmmaker, Tony Abulu.

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Chizzy denies sexual harassment in Nollywood

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Chizzy

“Sexual harassment does not exist in Nollywood. In fact, that’s what I have never experienced in my career. All the people I’ve worked with have been so nice and helpful to me,”

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Nollywood stars endorse audio Bible in Nigerian languages

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Ejike-asiegbu-cam

AS July 18 date for the official launch of the Audio Bible in 18 Nigerian languages draws near, Nollywood stars, singers and other celebrities have thrown their weight behind the novel achievement, produced by pastor David Ogudu, General Overseer, G.O of Christos International Worship Centre, Abuja. The event is billed to hold at the Congress Hall of the Nicon Hilton, Abuja.

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‘Becoming filmhouse owner requires passion’

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Nice-Kenechukwu

Since 2003, Nice has been operating a filmhouse as a way of expressing his passion for the industry. He revealed that he started the business way back in Canada, where he was formerly residing before he relocated to the country few years ago. He’s currently the owner of a single-screen theater located in Surulere area of Lagos, which first opened two years ago.

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Nollyfund: Viva Cinema berths in Ilorin

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Rasheed-Olaoluw-MD-BoI

Viva Cinema Company Limited has again opened a new film house in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Sponsored by Bank of Industry (BoI), the company’s latest cinema house was opened to movie goers amidst a huge ceremony, last Friday. The gesture by BoI is part of its ‘Nollyfund’ initiative, whereby an initial of N1.0billion has been earmarked, with a single obligor limit of N50million for individual

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Marriage is good, confesses Emem Isong

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Emem-Ison

Popular Nollywood producer, Emem Isong, who got married to her Cameroonian heartthrob, Akama Misodi, secretly last year has described marriage as “a beautiful experience.” The respected producer stepped out last weekend with her hubby at the premiere of Nsikan Isaac’s film, “The Banker” which held at prestigious Civic Centre on Ozumba Mbadiwe road, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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Bookietstar set to wed?

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Bokiestar

There are indications that Bayelsa State-born singer, Ekperigha Benita Bokizibe, a.k.a Bookiestar, is getting ready to say “I do” to his long standing Nigerian-based American lover and manager, Jerome Stanford.

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Onyeka Onwenu bags ECOFEPA, AMOIZE awards in USA, Japan

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*Onyeka

Songstress and Director-General of the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Lady Onyeka Onwenu, has been honored in the United States and Japan for her achievements in issues concerning Women in Nigeria. The DG was decorated as ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA) Ambassador at a ceremony in Abuja on the18 May 2015.

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Oma Nnadi soaring higher than ever

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omar-Nnadi

Actress Oma Nnadi who confessed last year that she hardly finds time to attend to her personal needs following her tight schedules in recent times is getting busier than ever. Since the beginning of this year, the Nkwere, Imo State-born actress has been shuttling between Asaba, Enugu, and Lagos, shooting films and writing her name in gold. At the moment, she’s on a movie set in Enugu, shooting her 6th film for the year.

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Nnamani succeeds Chikwendu as Miss United Nations, Nigeria

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Nnamani,-Miss-United-Nation

Miss Vivian Adaeze Nnamani at the weekend clinched the 2015 Miss United Nations (Nigeria) Pageant title. Nnamani, who represented Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at the pageant was adjudged the best out of the 36 finalists that participated in the grand finale in her category.

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Asaba comes alive as Eyengho stages Olu Akengbuwa play

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Stage-play-in-Asaba

Asaba, the Delta State capital, will come alive from May 28, when the cast and crew of Alex Eyengho’s “ Olu Akengbuwa” will storm there for the command performance of the historical play. The command performance is part of the activities lined up for the hand over ceremony on May 29. Eyengho told HVP, that his artistes are looking forward to the historic performance.

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Golden Periwinkle set to premiere The Uduaghan Chronicles

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Uduaghan

IN a bid to document for posterity, the achievements of the outgoing Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan (CON) in his eight years in office, Golden Periwinkle Entertainment, is set to premiere the docu-movie titled The Uduaghan Chronicles: The Movie – Diary of a Public Servant. The work, an independent effort, is

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Nsikan Isaac comes to bankers’ rescue

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Nsikan-Isaac

The actress took a bold step recently after she delved into a subject many notable producers shy away from. She’s using her new film to make case for female bankers whom the society perceive as being morally bankrupt.

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Peggy Ovire exposes nipples

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Peggy-Enoho

Ex-beauty queen and rising actress, Peggy Enoho Ovire, was all eyes last weekend when she stormed the Filmhouse Cinema, Apapa Mall, Lagos, venue of the premiere of 50 Naira Story Initiative’s four movies, wearing long-cocktail dress with no bra, revealing her tantalizing nipples.

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’50 Naira Story Initiative’ set a new record for Nollywood

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kNOCK-MOVIE

Several years after the likes of Chico Ejiro, Fidelis Duker, Charles Novia and Fred Amata premiered four movies, “Caught In The Middle”, “100 Days In The Jungle’, “Senseless” and “Letter To A Stranger’, on the same day under the aegis of their outfit, “Project Nollywood”, the same record has been set again. But this time by “50 Naira Story Initiative” owned by Yinka Oduniyi.

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Yvonne Nelson leads Ghanaian celebrities on protest vigil tonight

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*Yvonne Nelson

Leggy actress, Yvonne Nelson and hip hop artiste, Sarkodie are leading an army of Ghanaian celebrities on a controversial procession this evening under the aegis of ‘#DumsorMustStop vigil’ to protest power outage in that country. The celebrity vigil, which holds at Tettey Quashie Interchange, according to the organizers, will have who-is-who in the country’s entertainment industry as participants.

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AFRIMMA stakes all-expense-paid trip on lucky dancers

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Anderson-Obiagwu

“The last day to enter your submissions is July 20, 2015. Five finalists will be announced at the end of every month. At the end of the contest, 20 finalists will be compiled; these finalists will have their work uploaded to the website for a voting process to start,” said Obiagwu.

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Nollywood stars are stereotyped

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Bridget-John-

US-based Nigerian actress cum producer, Bridget John recently took a swipe at the Nigerian movie industry, declaring that most of our stars are ‘monotonous’ in their acting skills. Bridget who was in the country last December for a private screening of her award winning film, “Adora”, also frowned at the quality of Nollywood films, blaming the shortcoming on the practitioners whom she said, rarely appreciate the importance of regular training as film makers.

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Day Africa Magic feted movie stars in Enugu

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Africa Magic, the continent’s leading provider of world class African entertainment, recently hosted a star studded event in Enugu to celebrate the new Africa Magic Igbo channel. Hosted by ace comedian and Nollywood actor, Okey Bakassi, the glamorous event which held at The Dome had in attendance leading players from the Nigerian film and television industry including many who were instrumental to the industry’s founding with early Igbo language content.

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Obi Osotule fights human trafficking through film

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Obi-Osutule

‘St. Mary’, a 110-minute film, centres on the negative implication of s3x and human trafficking. Speaking on the flick, Bassey Inyang said, ‘It is always a delight to be able to contribute to a cause and such is the issue of human trafficking. The St. Mary is an advocacy flick that I’m glad to be associated with and I can tell you that with projects like this, we can sensitize more people than you can imagine.’

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Kelly Handsome, Icerom set to star in television series

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Kelly Hansome

Popular hip-hop musicians, Kelly Handsome and Isaac Chinagorom, a.k.a Icerom, are set to debut in a blockbuster television series, The Estate.
The yet to be shot movie according to the producer and director, Dan Iyke will have list of other top actors and actresses on set, even as the crew camps for a long stay of shoot starting from last week.

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Ejike Asiegbu gets royal blessing from Olu of Warri …becomes CISLAC Ambassador

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Ejike_Asiegbu

Nollywood actor Ejike Asiegbu, was on top of the world last Friday, as he received a royal blessing from Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II, after playing the role of Olu Akengbuwa,a historical play by Alex Eyengho which was staged to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the coronation of the Warri monarch in Warri, Delta State.

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Airtel endorses Desperate Housewives Africa

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Incoming Airtel CEO Segun Ogunsanya beats drum for his predecessor Rajan Swaroop March 23 at send forth

In line with its commitment to support platforms aimed at uplifting the media and entertainment industry, leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria, in partnership with Ebony Life TV, is set to bring a new TV drama series, Desperate Housewives Africa, to the screens of millions of Nigerians.

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‘Playing erotic roles does not make actors morally bankrupt’

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Ramsey

Contrary to popular belief that movie stars are morally bankrupt following the erotic roles they play in movies, Nollywood star actor, Ramsey Nouh, has frowned at the notion, stressing that as professionals, actors are duty bound to interpret their roles excellently. Ramsey made this observation while speaking at the maiden edition of ‘Meet the Artiste’ forum organized by the Nollywood Studies Centre of the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.

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AFRIFF 2015 gets underway

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Baene

The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), has commenced with activities for her fifth edition holding between the 8th and 15th of November,with the announcement of her call for entry. Speaking from London via video conferencing with journalists in Lagos, Keith Shiri, Artistic Director for AFRIFF explained, that only films produced after January 1, 2014 and are yet to be officially screened to an African or Global audience will be eligible to compete in the five categories that AFRIFF champions.

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Omotola storms S/Africa to champion women empowerment

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*Omotola

The campaign is tagged “Poverty is Sexist”, meaning that women and girls are most seriously affected by poverty. And in order to eradicate extreme poverty, there is a serious need to promote women empowerment. ‘Poverty is Sexist’ was conceived to support the ‘Africa Union Year of Women Empowerment’.

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‘My story as a screenplay writer’ – Kemi Adesoye

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Kemi-Adesoye

I didn’t know anything about script writing. But as a child, I loved watching films. The stories I came across then were those I saw in books before films. I have always wanted to be part of that story telling world. In fact, I didn’t know there was a profession called script writing.

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