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Now I Believe There’s God, Says Leo Mezie

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Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie who was recently diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD, has revealed that he is presently recovering without having to undergo transplant. In a chat with the press on Tuesday, at Ojez Chinese Restaurant, Surulere, the actor revealed that he hopes to resume work in January 2017. The actor stated; “I am presently doing very well but will be going back to ... Read More »

Nigeria Can Lead The World With Nollywood, Says Peter Obi

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Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi has described the Nigerian movie industry as a unifying factor that can help the country lead the world. Addressing the audience at the just-concluded Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), Obi said the impact of Nollywood is glaring and can be used as an example of what film can do to Africa, describing the industry as a phenomenal export from ... Read More »

MOPICON: Committee Submits Review Document To Minister

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday received the report of the Review Committee of the Motion Picture Council of Nigeria (MOPICON), with a pledge to immediately kick-start the process of making the regulatory body a reality. The 29-member committee, comprising members of the various Guilds and Associations in the Nigerian film industry as well as representatives of the Nigerian Film ... Read More »

Owerri Rocks With Star Music Trek

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…Bright Chimeze makes surprise appearance …Olamide’s Yoruba lyrics popular among young Easterners DJ Neptune took the lead in the music rave, setting the mood for the much anticipated occasion. Anchored by notable Lagos MC Laffup, the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, Imo State, played host to an amazing number of revelers who were determined to keep vigil with the widely advertised music stars in this year’s Star ... Read More »

9ice Escapes Armed Robbery Attack

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Gongo Aso crooner, Abolore Akande, aka 9ice has escaped armed robbers attack along Town Planning Way, Anthony, Lagos. An impeccable source said the attack happened on Sunday night, 6th November 2016 when the multiple awards winner was heading to a show. While coming from Coker road, an ash coloured vehicle conveying four armed men crossed 9ice Benz red car. But the artiste had insinuated that had they ... Read More »

Kate Henshaw Blasts Vodka

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For not obtaining permission before using her photo for an advert, Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw has knocked Vodka, an alcoholic brand, describing their act as lawless. She wrote: “I detest this! This is what happens in a lawless country. Do you have my permission to use my Image?  She queried. This is the second time this year that the actress would be making such outburst. ... Read More »

Mutlichoice Returns With Big Brother Naija

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MultiChoice Nigeria has announced the return of the Nigeria reality TV show based on the Big Brother TV series; Big Brother Nigeria. Now referred to as Big Brother Naija, the show is returning after a ten year break. Speaking on the latest development, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe said the return of the show is one of the ways the company is enhancing the quality ... Read More »

Mr 2kay Set To Wed

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Mr 2kay is finally taking the bold step with plans on getting married to his actress/model girlfriend, Gifty Emerald Powers, whom he has been dating since 2013. Though a marriage date is yet to be unveiled, his fiancé was recently spotted with an engagement ring at a social function. Already performing her duty, the singer, who is nominated for the 2016 Lagos Entertainment Awards, already ... Read More »

All Set For NIFA 2016

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After months of intense preparation, organisers of Nollywood Igbo Film Festival & Award (NIFA) have announced that plans have been concluded for the successful hosting of the sixth Igbo premier Film Festival. According to a statement from the organisers, the historic gathering of film makers of Igbo extraction will hold November 13 at the prestigious Silverblaze Garden & Hotel, Eze Gbakagbaka road, Woji, Port Harcourt, ... Read More »

Timaya Now Glo Brand Ambassador

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Bayelsa State-born dancehall star, Timaya, has been signed on by the telecommunication giant, Globacom, as a brand ambassador. A statement from Globacom said the popular artiste (real name, Inetimi Alfred Odon) was signed last week to become one of its brand ambassadors. The company said Timaya’s diligence, creativity and success in the music industry were factors considered in selecting him. Globacom said Timaya has been ... Read More »

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