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Actor Olumide Bakare Critically Ill, Needs Financial Assistance


Veteran Yoruba and Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, is critically sick. It was learnt that the actor had been, for a while now, admitted at the University Teaching Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. A Facebook post by Babajide Moronfolu, an ace radio/TV presenter and voice-over artiste, also revealed that veteran actor, Olumide Bakare, who has been on admission at UCH, Ibadan, will need …

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Faze Denies Quitting Music For Nollywood


Former Plantainshun Boiz member, Faze has debunked rumours making the rounds that he is planning to leave the music industry for the film industry.

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I Want Sexual Harassment Eradicated In Nollywood—Bimbo Ademoye


Bimbo Ademoye is a beautiful up and coming actress, who is set to take the industry by storm. Her beauty, intelligence and acting skills are her weapons, which she is armed with and ready to take her rightful place in Nollywood.

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India Wants Collaboration Between Bollywood and Nollywood


India’s Acting High Commissioner in Nigeria Kaisar Alam on Sunday said the commission will facilitate collaboration between Nollywood and Bollywood, the Nigeria’s and India’s movie industries, respectively.   He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the two countries’ film industries had a lot to contribute to their Gross Domestic Product (GDP).   Alam said that stakeholders …

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Purported Omotola’s Vanguard interview: My wife is no flirt —Mr.Ekeinde, husband

Omotola and husband

Putting the record straight…. Let me start first by saying that I am humbled by the popularity of this column, only six weeks after it made its debut. I am told, and this has been verified by random Google search, that this column has been culled and appropriated by practically every social media platform including leading bloggers all over the …

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ANTP CRISIS: Dele Odule, Antar Laniyan, Fathia Balogun and others form new Yoruba movie association

Dele Odule

A popular actor and producer, Dele Odule, has emerged the President of the newly established Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN. The association is a breakaway faction of the crisis-ridden Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Practitioners, ANTP, which is largely made up of actors and actresses in the Yoruba movie industry. Mr. Odule had been involved in …

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CONFESSION: I have been tempted severally to cheat on my husband –Omotola

Omotola and Hubby, Matthew Ekeinde

With four beautiful children and a rock-solid marriage, sexy actress, Omotola Jalaide- Ekeide, is a success story, especially in an area where some of her contemporaries and colleagues have failed miserably – the matrimonial department .She is one of the few actresses who have successfully combined the rigors and excruciating schedule of acting while keeping the home front stable and …

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No Man In Nollywood Attracts Me — Eve Esin Boasts


Sometimes, people have emotional feeling for others and maybe because of fear or distance, they cannot let the other person know about it. For Nollywood actress, Eve Esin, she has expressed her crush on Chelsea striker and former African Footballer of the year, Didier Drogba.

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Africa International Film Festival to sponsor 10 students for training in U.S.

Chioma Ude

As part of its plans to further grow the film sector, the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is planning to sponsor 10 students to the United States for practical training in various aspects of filmmaking. According to Ms. Chioma Ude,  the founder and CEO of AFRIFF,  the top 10 students, who display exemplary aptitudes at the forthcoming AFRIFF training/ workshops …

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Bimbo Akintola returns with Las Gidi Cops

Bimbo Akintola Lasgidi Cops

Nollywood Star Bimbo Akintola, who has been missing in action on movie scenes for a while, is finally making a huge comeback through a new TV series called Las Gidi Cops. It will soon be aired on TV stations. Other Nollywood acts featuring in the TV series are Joke Silva, Wole Ojo, Keppy Bassey Ekpenyong, Adesuwa Etomi, Kelechi Udegbe, Olumide …

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Clarion Chukwurah wins AMAA Actress of the Year Award

Clarion Chukwurah

Nollywood actress Clarion Chukwurah has emerged the Actress of the Year at the just concluded 2014 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenogoa, Bayelsa State. She won the award for her role in Emem Isong’s movie,Apaye. The veteran actress emerged the winner in the category, beating the likes of Uche Nnadili( B …

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Uche Jombo expecting first baby

Uche Jombo

  Actress and movie maker, Uche Jumbo and her husband, Kenny Rodriguez are expecting their first baby. And what’s more, she has also wrapped up plans to release her latest movie entitled A Long Nightfeaturing the likes of Julius Agwu, Van Vicker, Bayray Mcwuiz, Dayo Amusa and Tamara Eteimo in 2015.According to a statement from her management, A Long Night is the story …

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Nigeria’s Nollywood Star Actor, Writer And Director, Amaka Igwe Dies at 51

Amaka Igwe

Movie producer and director, Mrs Amaka Igwe, is dead. She died in her country home, Udi, Enugu State, at 51. The creator of the popular TV series “Checkmate” and “Fuji House of Commotion,” reportedly died of an asthma attack Monday night. She was in Enugu where she had gone, in company of her husband, Charles, for pre-production preparations for a …

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I cannot marry a man who can’t perform — Crystal Okoye

Crystal Okoye

Ebony beauty, Crystal Okoye hasn’t been  around in Nollywood for more than two years but she has become an item film-makers court with courtesy and respect. In a space of a year, when most of her peers were still looking to have a shot at a scene in a movie, Crystal, has done close to twenty, with more than 6 …

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I’m responsible for my failed marriage -Foluke Daramola

Foluke Daramola

Nollywood diva, Foluke Daramola has gone through hell. She was a victim of rape and physical abuse. But rather than wallow in self-pity, the actress is waxing stronger by the day. Now, she is giving voice to the voiceless and defending the defenseless through her NGO, Action Against Rape in Africa. In this no-holds-bared interview with The Entertainer, the divorced …

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The story of my 50 years of acting –Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello)

Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello)

Actor and producer, Mr Adebayo Salami (fondly called Oga Bello) needs no further introduction. Having established himself in the Yoruba section of Nollywood at an early age, Oga Bello can easily be described as one of Nigeria’s veteran actors. He talks to NEWTON-RAY UKWUOMA about his love for the movie industry, among other things. It’s either ‘Oga Bello’ or ‘Uncle …

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Majid Michel And Juliet Ibrahim Paired In a Nollywood/Hollywood Film


After Crime to Christ in 2007, Majid Michel and Juliet Ibrahim have been coupled once again in an upcoming movie titled; 30 Days in Atlanta – The Adventures of Akpos… The movie which was produced by AY the comedian employed Hollywood/Nollywood crew. Shot in Nigeria and America, Atlanta to be precise, 30 days is set to break into the Hollywood …

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Chika Ike leaves Nigerians Wondering As She Wins Award Of Most Disciplined Actress Of The Year 2013

chika Ike

Controversial Nollywood actress Chika Ike who has bagged so many awards since she came into limelight in 2005 has bagged another award from the Actors Guild of Nigeria as the ‘most disciplined actress of the year 2013’ she took to her instagram page to announce this achievement and was congratulated by her fans.

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Toke Makinwa Looking To Storm Into Nollywood


The On-Air-Personality and TV presenter will soon add “actress” to her resume as soon as she gets a good script. The newly married video blogger revealed she has gotten a few offers from Nollywood but yet to take up any offer as she’s waiting for the right story and script.

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