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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

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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

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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’

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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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Echoes of Olu Akengbowa play at Delta State Govt. House

  /   in Home Video People, News 1:32 am   /   Comments

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

  /   in Home Video People, News 11:39 pm   /   Comments

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

  /   in Home Video People, News 1:33 am   /   Comments

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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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

  /   in Home Video People, News 12:27 am   /   Comments

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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