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Dakore Akande reveals why she dropped out from UNILAG

Dakore Akande reveals why she dropped out from UNILAG If you think Wizkid is the only successful school dropout in Nigeria, think again. To let you know that dropping out of school is not the end of the world, another top Nollywood star has also revealed how she dropped out of school for her passion. Her name is Dakore Akande formerly called Dakore Egbuson. In a chat with TV Continental, the actress revealed that she quit her program at UNILAG in her 3rd year because of incessant strikes. Since then, the actress hasn’t give us an update on her education. Another top entertainer, David Adeleke also dropped out of school for his passion before he returned to Babcock for his degree. He recently completed his NYSC service at Iyana Ipaja Orientation camp.

Younger actors lack respect – Veteran actress Mama Rainbow

Younger actors lack respect – Veteran actress Mama Rainbow Veteran Nollywood actress Idowu Philips aka Mama Rainbow recently spoke to Saturday Beats about Nollywood, her marriage and 76th birthday. “The government should help the industry to eradicate piracy; there was a time a producer was even mobbed when he went to fight some pirates in Alaba. Piracy has eaten deep into the industry, I am grateful to God because I have other sources of income like anchoring weddings and being a brand ambassador. I started anchoring weddings after one of my sisters-in-law insisted that I anchor her child’s wedding fifteen years ago,” she told Saturday beats. The veteran also advised the upcoming actors and actresses in the industry to live in harmony and stay focused on their career and ambition. P...[Read More]

Happy 44th birthday to Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe Etim (Born October 21)

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Today is the birthday of Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe Etim. She was born on the 21st of October 1974, making her 44 years of age! Happy bornday to her!🎈🎂🎊🎉 The movie star is an indigene of Akwa Ibom. She went to Awa Nursery School and Command Primary School in Kaduna State. After her primary school she went to FGC College and Federal Government College in Jos and Ilorin. She got her BSc in Theatre Arts from the University of Calabar. The star Actress started acting at the age of 18. She appeared on TV in the soap opera Inheritance. She left the movie industry after graduation. Celebrating her age, she took to her Instagram and shared a new pic she with the caption: “Happy birthday to me. All I have left is gratitude.” Nollywood Community wishes Nse Ikpe Etim a...[Read More]

Tonto Dikeh’s sister Tatiana drinks poison

Tonto Dikeh’s sister Tatiana drinks poison Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh’s step-sister, Tatiana Dikeh has shared her testimony of how she survived after drinking Hypo bleach three weeks ago in a bid to take her life. According to Tatiana who slammed Tonto Dikeh during her marriage crisis with Churchill, she was depressed and thought of how much of a ‘bad’ mother she has been to her daughter. Read her story below: So, I’ve bin wanting to do this but I was worried about what d world wld say about me… It’s my own testimony!!! 3weeks ago, I thought of my life and den devil spoke to my spirit and said, “Tatiana, u r a failed parent….Ur daughter is ashamed of u and ur efforts r all wrong and boom, I gave in…. That night, I realized God...[Read More]

Nollywood producer Chris Ekejimbe is dead!

Shocking!! Nollywood producer Chris Ekejimbe is dead The Nations reports that filmmaker, Chris Ekejimbe has died. He was a prolific filmmaker and owner of 4Screams Production Company, a board member of the Association of Nollywood Core Producers (ANCOPS) and founder of notable Nollywood social media group, Film4Life. News of his demise was broken to members of the group by founding president of ANCOPS, Mr. Alex Eyengho early Saturday. Folks! Sad day for Nollywood! Chris Ekejimbe just passed on a few moments ago at LUTH. Lord have mercy. I just spoke with the wife!” Eyengho stated. The news has sent shivers round Nollywood camps, with condolence messages pouring in, even from Kigali, Rwanda, where filmmakers and actors are gathered for the 14th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AM...[Read More]

Tragedy Hits Nollywood As Filmmaker Chris Ekejimbe Passes On

Prominent Nigerian filmmaker, Chris Ekejimbe is dead, he passed on at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH. Ekejimbe, a filmmaker and owner of 4Screams Production Company was a board member of the Association of Nollywood Core Producers (ANCOPS) and founder of notable Nollywood social media group, Film4Life. News of his demise was broken to members of the group by founding president of ANCOPS, Mr. Alex Eyengho early Saturday. Folks! Sad day for Nollywood! Chris Ekejimbe just passed on a few moments ago at LUTH. Lord have mercy. I just spoke with the wife!” Eyengho stated. The news has sent shivers round Nollywood camps, with condolence messages pouring in, even from Kigali, Rwanda, where filmmakers and actors are gathered for the 14th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMA...[Read More]

I Drank Hypo To Take My Life – Tonto Dikeh’s Sister Reveals

Tonto Dikeh’s sister, Tatiana has narrated how clinical depression made her attempt suicide three weeks ago as she drank hypo. Tatiana Dikeh took to her Instagram page to reveal that she drank hypo, but woke up hale and hearty without any complications. Here is what she wrote below; So, I’ve bin wanting to do this but I was worried about what d world wld say about me… It’s my own testimony!!! 3weeks ago, I thought of my life and den devil spoke to my spirit and said, “Tatiana, u r a failed parent….Ur daughter is ashamed of u and ur efforts r all wrong and boom, I gave in…. That night, I realized God had a purpose for my life because I drank hypo and to me, I said to myself I was gonna die and have peace…. The next day, I woke up to f sound of my alarm and I pinched myself and realized I di...[Read More]

Men Of These Days Enter A Relationship Because Of Money – Nollywood Actress, Ini Edo

Nollywood veteran actress, Ini Edo has raised an alarm over the rate at which men now jump from one relationship to another for money. According to the Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor on Culture and Tourism, while young girls engage in one trade or the other for survival, some men move from one woman to the other for money. Hear her: “Men of these days are not what they used to be. But the issues are not addressed. Nobody is talking about it. That’s why Uche Jombo and I took that up and made it the theme of our new movie. “Ironically, prostitution has reduced drastically. Young girls now go into different kinds of small-scale businesses like makeup, hair dressing and creams making. They now hustle more to make a living but I can’t say the same thing for men. I’m sorry but...[Read More]

These Days It Is An Embarrassment Being Called An Actress – Nollywood ActressVictoria Inyama

Nollywood actress, Victoria Inyama, who sat for a chat with Saturday Beats, talked about things she feels make the profession look embarrassing compared to how it was when she started her career. Victoria Inyama who made her movie debut with a soap opera titled Ripples between 1998/1999; after she was discovered by Alex Usifo who invited her over for an audition, said; “My days in the industry were lovely; there was so much love; there was so much hard work. People wanted to act for acting sake, they didn’t want to act because of money. We were competing with who could cry the most, memorise long lines the most, who was the saddest character and stuffs like that unlike now that it is all about unnecessary competition like cars and houses. Back then, it was just innocent and genuine competi...[Read More]

Men now go into relationships for money – Ini Edo

Men now go into relationships for money – Ini Edo Nollywood veteran actress, Ini Edo has raised an alarm over the rate at which men now jump from one relationship to another for money. Ini Edo, who is a Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor on Culture and Tourism, stated that while young girls engage in one trade or the other for survival, some men move from one woman to the other for money. Talking about her new movie with The Sun correspondent, she said; Men of these days are not what they used to be. But the issues are not addressed. Nobody is talking about it. That’s why Uche Jombo and I took that up and made it the theme of our new movie. Ironically, prostitution has reduced drastically. Young girls now go into different kinds of small-scale businesses like makeup, hair dr...[Read More]

These days, men depend on women for survival – Ini Edo

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Popular Actress Ini Edo has come out to say that men now go into relationships for money. The Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor on Culture and Tourism revealed this while speaking with The Sun. She stated that while young girls engaged in one trade or the other for survival, some men moved from one woman to the other for money. Speaking on her new movie, she said: “Men of these days are not what they used to be. But the issues are not addressed. Nobody is talking about it. That’s why Uche Jombo and I took that up and made it the theme of our new movie. Ironically, prostitution has reduced drastically. Young girls now go into different kinds of small-scale businesses like makeup, hair dressing and creams making. They now hustle more to make a living, bu...[Read More]

Nollywood actor Okon Lagos and wife celebrate 5th wedding anniversary

Nollywood actor Okon Lagos and wife celebrate 5th wedding anniversary Popular Nollywood actor and comedian, Okon Lagos, whose real name is Imeh Bishop Umoh and his wife, Idara on Friday celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary. The wife took to Instagram to write: Love is patient, Love is kind, and above all True love never fails, even with some hiccups and turbulence,God still see us through. Our blessings are uncountable,our lives God still sustained, Our love He build it everyday. Today I say thank you Jesus for another beautiful year of love, happiness, good health,understanding,and financial breakthrough. Happy wedding anniversary to Us @okonlagos Love you till eternity. Congratulations to the couple!

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