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Veteran Nigerian actor Alfred Rotimi dies after brief illness

Veteran Nigerian actor Alfred Rotimi dies after brief illness Alfred Rotimi other wise known as ‘Ilu Venture’, one of the pioneers of the Yoruba movie industry has died. The talented actor and filmmaker who has featured in dozens of movies was said to have passed away last night after a brief battle with undisclosed illness at his Abeokuta, Ogun State residence. In a statement confirming his death by the Abeokuta chapter of TAMPAN, “It saddens me to announce the untimely death of our beloved colleague Hon. Alfred Rotimi Popoola aka Ilu Venture. After brief sickness yesterday 27th Feb., 2019. There will be a short memorial service at St Jude Cathedral, Church, Iberekodo, Abeokuta by 12:00noon on February 28th. In order to give him last respect we planned to join the family at La...[Read More]

Ebube Nwagbo sparks engagement rumour as she flaunts her ring

Ebube Nwagbo has followers wondering if she’s engaged after she flaunted a ring on her engagement ring finger. In a video, the actress can be seen strategically placing her hand in front of the camera to show off the sparkling jewellery. Ebube Nwagbo has had her fair share of controversies in the industry and has since managed to keep her private life private. The beautiful actress was once linked to singer Kcee. “I believe that everything happens at the right time, which is the time that God ordains. I don’t like abandoning things halfway; I prefer to stick with it till the end. That’s why I have to be very careful about marriage. I don’t think divorced couples go into their marriages with the intention to split. It is because issues came up that they couldn’t handle or that they did not ...[Read More]

Actress Ufuoma Mcdermott’s half-cast kids looking adorable in natives

Actress Ufuoma Mcdermott’s half-cast kids looking adorable in natives Nollywood Actress, Ufoma McDermott’s half-cast kids look gorgeous and pretty as they rock native outfit. Ufoma took to her page to share some photos as they attend a wedding yesterday. Mixed but beautiful!

Actress Uche Jombo can’t understand why ex-Governors run for Senate after their tenure

Actress Uche Jombo can’t understand why ex-Governors run for Senate after their tenure Top Nollywood actress, Uche Jombo has called out Nigerian Governors running to spend another 8 years in the senate. The actress urged the authorithies to insert a clause in Nigeria’s constitution that would prevent the former governors from running for the senate. Here is what she posted on Twitter two days ago. Na True Talk. Nigerian politicians and their “chop till you die” approach.What do you think?

Omoni Oboli sleeps out in the night due to power outage

Omoni Oboli sleeps out in the night due to power outage Power Holding Company Of Nigeria (PHCN) as we all know is synonymous with disappointment and they have just shown our delectable Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli, their true colour by not restoring light to her house. One would have imagined that she would have a generator set at least but as we all know how machinery behaves – her generator just packed up. Omoni last night said that the heat in her house was too much and she had to go spend the night in her car. She wrote:

Desmond Elliot, Joke Silva, other top Nollywood stars congratulate President-elect Buhari

Desmond Elliot, Joke Silva, other top Nollywood stars congratulate President-elect Buhari Famous Nollywood celebrities, Joke Silva, Desmond Elliot and some others have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election to office. Buhari was on Tuesday declared the winner of the just concluded presidential election s following his re-election bid on the platform of the All Progressive Congress(APC) with a total of 15,191,847 votes, beating other contenders. Celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to express their satisfaction with the new turn of events. Actress, Joke Silva put up a post on her official Instagram, @ajokesilva. She wrote, “Congratulations. Well done. League of extraordinary gentlemen. Now hit the ground running. Consolidate. Four years is a short time...[Read More]

Van Vicker celebrates his daughter’s 15th birthday

Super-Dad and super-actor Van Vicker posted a lovely photo accompanied by a message for his daughter, J’dyl, who turned 15 today. Van is undoubtedly one of the best fathers in the entertainment industry, he spends a lot of time with his lovely family. She turned 15 on Thursday, and her actor dad took to his Instagram to celebrate her, by writing a beautiful tribute. The father of three wrote: The last time I checked you were like ‘a fly on the wall’, lol. Today you turn 15? Now I need to crack my head about sweet 16. You are my 1st daughter and I am proud of your achievements so far though I wonder sometimes how we made it – your independency is in my face. Lol, I like that. I am a happy father cos you are a good daughter. Happy birthday to u J’dyl. I love u to bits. #vanvickers.” Ma...[Read More]

Happy birthday to Nollywood Actor Ken Erics (Born February 28)

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Handsome actor Ken Erics Ugo is a year older today. He was born in Kano State on 28 February 1985, making him 34 years of age. Happy birthday to him!🎂🎉🎊🎈 Ken Erics is the sixth of seven children of Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh both of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State. Erics had his primary education at Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano, and his secondary education at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha, Anambra State. As a young child, Erics showed a passion for the arts and this culminated in his admission to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, where he graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts. He also holds a master’s degree in Theatre and Film studies. Ken Erics Career In 2011, as a first year stu...[Read More]

Veteran Nollywood Actress Joke Silva Congratulates President Buhari

While some celebrities might not be too excited about the victory of the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari, one celebrity who appears thrilled and has congratulated him is Joke Silva. The veteran actress sent her congratulatory message to the president via her Instagram page on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. In her message, she not only congratulated him and his team but also called them a league of extraordinary gentlemen. “Congratulations. Well done. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Now hit the ground running. Consolidate. 4years is a short time. Power needs to be sorted….without it we are going nowhere fast…Apapa port…soo much. God be with you you…give you wisdom.”

Nollywood actor Adeniyi Johnson celebrates his 41st birthday in style

Nollywood actor Adeniyi Johnson celebrates his 41st birthday in style Popular Nollywood actor Adeniyi Johnson celebrates his 41st birthday as he shares some adorable photos below. Adeniyi Johnson is a Nigerian actor, model, MC, media consultant and a motivational speaker. He was born on February 27, 1978. He came to the limelight after his role in African most popular Television Series Tinsel. He married Nigerian actress Toyin Aimakhu on july 8 2013. They separated in 2015 on the grounds of Infidelity. Adeniyi is one of the cross-over actors who conveniently appear in both English and Yoruba movies which has made him a toast of many filmmakers and movie watchers alike.Happy birthday to him.

Majid Michel in Ghana undergoing throat surgery

Majid Michel undergoes throat surgery Multiple award-winning Actor Majid Michel has reportedly flown out of Ghana to undergo a throat surgery. Photos making rounds on social media sees the Versatile actor lying down at a place believed to be a hospital. It could be recalled that somewhere last year Majid revealed in an interview on Peace FM’s “Entertainment Review” show that he’s been battling throat sickness that aggravated his vocal cords.We wish the actor a quick recovery?

I am still atikulated and obligated, no shakings – Rita Edochie

Following the news of President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the 2019 presidential elections, many Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the development, with some still in denial of the results. One of such persons is veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Edochie. The talented screen diva took to Instagram to reveal she still remains in the camp of former presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, regardless of his obvious defeat. Sharing a hilarious video, she wrote: “Still on the MATTER. Just want to call on EVERYONE to be CALM be LAW abiding and WAIT for GOD almighty say SOMETHING since they have SAID theirs. I am STILL very ATIKULATED and OBILIGATED no SHAKING . Remember i LOVE you ALL @aatiku @jdabubakar @adajesuscomedy #Nigeria #NoCorseForAlarm”

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