Saturday August 2nd, 2014
Saturday August 2nd, 2014
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We did not ban movie on “Half of a yellow sun” – NFVCB

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The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) on Wednesday reiterated that it did not ban the movie “Half of A Yellow Sun ’’ as being speculated.

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Tinsel Couple: Alex and Florence Okechukwu welcome baby girl!

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Tinsel actors Alex and Florence Okechukwu have welcomed their first baby. The baby girl reportedly arrived a few days ago. The couple who play love birds, Chuks and Ene on the popular MNet series, Tinsel, ‎got married last year, April, 2013. Interestingly, the two also welcomed their first baby on the series last year.

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People don’t see me as a serious person —Charles Awurum

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Charles Awurum is one of the highly rated comic-actors in the Nigerian movie industry. But beyond comedy, Awurum tells HVP, that he is capable of doing the unexpected. He recounts some of the challenges, he’s facing as a comic-actor par excellence.

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Death rumours: I am alive, Natty cries out ..hails Ibinabo for rescuing him

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By BENJAMIN NJOKU Romanus Amuta who played Natty in the evergreen sitcom, New Masquerade, has debunked the rumours that went viral last week that he has passed on, saying “ I am very much alive.” He is one of the ailing actors, for whom the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN)’s president, Ibibabo Fiberesima has been

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Lupita Nyong’o set to produce Chimamanda’s Americanah

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Oscar award-winning Kenyan-Mexican actress, Lupita Nyong’o, is teaming up with Brad Pitt to produce the on-screen version of Americanah, a prize-winning novel by prominent Nigerian writer and author of Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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Why I christened my twins Nollywood and Hollywood — Femi Ogedengbe

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Lanky and heavily built Nollywood producer, Femi Ogedengbe is back in the news again and this time,the guy is furious over reported criticisms coming his way over naming his twins Nollywood and Hollywood. The producer vent his anger on his Facebook page, saying the level of hypocrisy in Nigeria is just too high. “

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Day PEFTI hosted Tunde Kelani

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Tunde Kelani

Tunde Kelani, the award-winning director, photographer, storyteller, and producer was at the Pencils Film and Television.

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Fred Amata appointed Acting Festival Director of AIFF

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The Board and Management of the 11th Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) said on Wednesday in Abuja announced the appointment of Fred Amata as its Acting Festival Director.

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Nigerian Film Corp begins documentation of guilds in film industry

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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

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) said on Wednesday in Abuja that it had commenced the documentation of film guilds and associations operating in the nation’s movie industry.

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Uchenna Nnanna still acting

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The rumour that Nollywood actress, Uchenna Nnanna, who two months ago walked down the aisle with her Spain-based beau, Richard Uchechukwu Maduka, has dumped acting to face her marriage has been dispelled.

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President Jonathan rescues ailing Nollywood stars

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*Chike Bryan

Help has finally come the way of ailing Nollywood practitioners as President Goodluck Jonathan makes funds available for their treatment abroad.

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Producers, directors threaten to ban actress for exposing them

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Fast rising actress, Ebele Anna-Patrick who recently exposed the rot in the Asaba sector of Nollywood, where desperate actresses not only pay money to get roles in movies but also, sleep around with producers and directors just to hit the top is currently under heavy attack by the industry players.

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Ibinabo, Clarion Chukwura cease fire on AMAA stage

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Another interesting happening that will linger in the minds of those that graced this year’s AMAA was the deliberate attempt by the organisers to bring the two warring actresses, Ibinabo Fiberesima and Clarion Chukwura together for the first time.

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Ebele Okaro shines with Musical Whispers

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Veteran producer cum actress, Ebele Okaro Onyiuke, is back with a blockbuster titled Musical Whispers.

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Patience Ozokwor’s midnight drama

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By BENJAMIN ONBIKOYI Call it a midnight drama on AMAA stage, you may not be wrong. Patience Ozokwor,  popularly known as Mama G, thought she was on a movie set last Saturday as she graced the just concluded 10th edition of the AMAAs. Mid way into the awards night, Patience did the unexpected. While one-time

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Peace Aniyam-Osigwe resigns!

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After steering the ship of AMAA for 10 years, Peace Aniyam-Osigwe has stepped down as president of the academy. She announced this at this year’s edition of the prestigious award which held last weekend, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

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Kenneth Okonkwo: ‘I’m no longer living in bondage’

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Kenneth Okonkwo, popularly known as Andy in “Living in Bondage”, the movie that gave birth to Nollywood has declared that he’s no longer living under the shadow of the character he played in that pioneering movie.

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Nollywood stars march for release of Chibok girls

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Nollywood celebrity Patience Ozokwor, aka Mama G, pleads for the release of the more than 200 abducted Chibok school girls in Lagos on May 29, 2014, during a demonstration by civil society groups and celebrities of the film and entertainment industries to press for the girls' release, seven weeks after their abduction by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, and on the occasion of Nigeria's Democracy Day.  Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan vowed on May 29 total war against terrorism as the country's security forces stepped up efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists 45 days ago. AFP PHOTO

Some Nollwood stars led by Patience Ozokwor on Thursday marched from Allen Avenue to Alausa Secretariat soliciting for the release of the kidnapped Chibok school girls.

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‘Nollywood films sending positive, negative messages to viewers’

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As the entertainment industry grows in leaps and bounds in the last decade, Nigerians with the passion for Nollywood films now hold divergent views about its impact on the general society, economy, social and the political class.

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Nollywood star seeks support for FG’s transformation of entertainment industry

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Moji Olaiya

Miss Moji Olaiya, a Nollywood actress, on Monday called on stakeholders in the entertainment sector to support the Federal Government’s Transformation Agenda.

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Battle for AMAA’s trophies

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The sleepy, but oil-rich city of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital is bound to reverberate this evening as African film makers and stars gather there again for this year’s edition of the prestigious Africa Movie and Academy Award, AMAA.

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Oritsefemi, Nnenna for Children’s Day show

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This year’s Children’s Day promises to be an amazing experience for children and their families as Oritsefemi, the spectacular award-winning artiste behind the Number One hit single in the country ‘Double Wahala’, will be performing at the eagerly-anticipated Nnenna and Friends Children’s Day show.

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I wouldn’t date any actor in Nollywood- Peggy

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By JULIET EBIRIM Sexy upcoming actress and ex-beauty queen, Peggy Enoho Ovire talks about her life as an actress, model, fashionista and much more. My name is Ovire Peggy Enoho. I’m a Nollywood actress, model and fashion enterpreneur from Delta state, Urhobo precisely. I won Miss Galaxy International Nigeria pageant in 2007 and I’m also

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Nollywood storms PH for Children’s Day

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*Joseph

Star actor and host of popular reality TV show, MTN Project Fame, Joseph Benjamin will lead other Nollywood stars including OC Ukeje, Mercy Aigbe, Tamara Eteimo, Alex Ekubo and Yomi Fash Lanso to Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital on Tuesday, May 27, being Children’s Day, for a reading and mentoring session as part of activities lined up for the 2014 Best of Nollywood(BON)awards which will be hosted by the Rivers State government.

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Gidd Majipp returns with Pretty Lady

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The Reggae Rocker crooner, Gidd Majipp who was very popular in Nigerian reggae music scene between 2006-2007, is not only back in the country after his musical tour in far away South Africa, but also set to reintroduce himself into the industry with his latest album, Pretty Lady which will soon hit the market.

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June burial date for Amaka Igwe

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Nollywood Icon and filmmaker, Amaka Igwe who died on the 28th of April will be laid to rest on Friday, June 13 , at her marital home in Ndiuche Arondizuogu , in Imo State.

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Franca Brown laments Chike Bryan’s illness

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Since the National President of the Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria, SWGN, Chike Bryan was diagnosed with kidney-related disease about six months ago, Franca Brown and some of her colleagues have taken it upon themselves to solicit financial assistance for the ailing script writer.

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Why I won’t marry an actor–Ella, Rising actress

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Like controversial actress, Tonto Dikeh, emerging actress Ugochi Daniels a.k.a Ella doesn’t think she could ever marry an actor because she wouldn’t want to be “heart-broken.”

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South African Gay festival holds!

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South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Out in Africa (OIA), returns this year after it was closed down last year due to financial woes. It will hold from Wednesday, May 28 through Sunday, June 1, at Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank, Johannesburg and The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

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Movie screening: Kunle Afolayan hosts stakeholders on his latest, ‘October 1′

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Golden Effect Pictures in partnership with foremost Nigerian arts promoter, Terra Kulture last night played host to heavyweights in Nigerian entertainment, business, government, media and the diplomatic communities at the private screening of Kunle Afolayan’s latest thriller flick, October 1.

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Joke Silva urge Nigerians to join fight against Boko Haram

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Joke Silva

A renowned Nollywood actress, Joke Silva, on Monday called on Nigerians to join in the fight against terrorism in the country.

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Nollywood thespians express misgivings on sex for role allegation

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Some actors in the nation’s movie industry popularly known as Nollywood on Monday expressed differing views on the issue of sexual harassment.

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