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Nollywood Industry is now made up of Yahoo boys and prostitutes – Yemi Solade

60-year-old Nollywood actor, Yemi Solade has made a damming revelation about the Nigerian movie industry. In a recent chat with Nigerian Tribune, he revealed that the gatekeepers of Nollywood have allowed unprofessionals to fill spaces meant for those who truly have the passion for the craft. “The Nollywood is not there right now. The Nollywood you see now is all encompassing. It’s like an uncompleted building that is not guarded and what you meet there would amaze you. It has become an all comers affair, anybody can stroll in and act. All the Yahoo boy are now there, all the prostitutes that you can imagine are there. People cannot even differentiate between the core professionals and these class of clowns who have infiltrated the association, but they didn’t just fly in, some p...

Regina Daniels and Ned Nwoko officially reveal the face of their son

Nollywood Star Actress Regina Daniels and her husband, billionaire politician and businessman, Ned Nwoko have finally introduced their son, Munir, to the world. In the couple’s YouTube channel, Our Circle – Episode 7, titled ‘Baby Reveal’, the couple showed off the adorable baby’s face and talked about who the baby looks like. The couple, who got married in 2019, and welcomed their son on June 29th, have no doubt enjoyed social media attention because of the age gap between them. Although her age has been a topic of debate online, fans and critics alike have come to terms with the reality of Regina’s marriage to her 59-year-old. See more photos of the baby and watch the reveal video below…

It’s better to marry a single mom than a single lady who has done several abortions – Opeyemi Aiyeola

Popular Yoruba actress and mother of two, Opeyemi Aiyeola, has shared her thoughts about marriage with a single mother and women who have gone through abortions. According to the actress, it is better to marry a truthful single mom than a pretentious single lady that has done many abortions. She went further to describe women who have gone through the abortion process as “mother of graves”. Opeyemi wrote; “Better marry a truthful after 2 or 3 or more than marry a lady with 7 abortions pretending to be an angel yet she’s a mother of grave…..unknown” Aiyeola was away from the movie scene for a decade after she got married, she later resumed acting in 2017.

You are not entitled to be respected by your wife if you don’t respect her – Eucharia Anunobi

Veteran Nollywood actress, Eucharia Anunobi has lashed out at men who demand respect from their wives without respecting them. The ordained preacher who stated that such men are not entitled to respect, further asked them to retrace their steps and make a renewed commitment in rebuilding their marital relationship. Taking to her Instagram page, she wrote; “Wait ooo , So you think you’re ENTITLED to be respected by your wife when : you talk to her rudely , never compliments her , never thanks her for cooking the meals , never sweet talks her before expecting her to perform amazingly in the other room , always comparing her to other women , never hugs her expect when you intend getting down, ( now covid 19 is helping your ministry of distancing yourself from her ) talking down on her , her o...

Victoria Inyama advice women to dress properly to avoid been raped

Victoria Inyama has advised ladies to dress appropriately so as to avoid being raped. The former Nollywood actress, in a new post on her Instagram page, shared her thoughts on the rape situation in the country and how women can better protect themselves. Inyama insisted that her post wasn’t about bashing women but since the Nigerian government is yet to take rape cases seriously, women, excluding minors, aged and vulnerable ones should dress how they would like to be addressed. Talking on the matter in a video she shared, she wrote alongside it. Appropriate Dressing & Comportment It’s obvious to me that the Nigerian government is not really ready to put a fixed penalty to Rape and so l beg my ladies (minus the minors or aged victims) to plsssss  dress in appropriate clothing so as to r...

Nollywood Actress Angela Okorie ties the knot with her fiancé Desmond

Nollywood actress Angela Okorie has finally become a wife again after officially tied the knot with her fiancé Desmond in a cozy and beautiful romantic beach wedding. Angela Okorie shared some lovely photos from her wedding ceremony at the beach on her Instagram page on July 30, 2020. The controversial thespian and her husband who got engaged last weekend wore their respective groom and bridal outfits and the ceremony was witnessed by some friends and family members of both partners. See the photos below:

Happy 4th wedding anniversary to Esther Ene and hubby

Popular Nollywood actress, Esther Ene Audu Ojire and her husband, Phillip Ojire are celebrating their fourth traditional wedding anniversary. Esther took to her Instagram page and wrote: “This day 4yrs ago, my bride price was paid by this awesome man and his family. It’s been God all the way, thank you so much for going on this journey with me, you are the best companion and life partner, I love how I love you Let me leave the remaining things I have to say for tomorrow HAPPY TRAD-ANNIVERSARY TO US”. Esther Ene and Phillip Ojire got married traditionally in 2016. Phillip Ojire is the founder of popular Shirt company, Shirt Freak.”

I am still alive. Stop hurting us – Bob Manuel’s wife debunks death rumour

Nollywood actor, Bob-Manuel Udokwu‘s wife, Casandra has taken to her Facebook page to dispel troubling rumours of her death. In a quite lengthy post on her page, the actor’s wife addresses people who are wishing death upon her as she says it’s a grave occurrence which should not be taken lightly or joked about. She shared photos of a report which claimed that she was dead, writing.l: “A lot of people undermine death. They forget that it is a grave occurrence and not something to be spoken lightly of or joked about. I know death. I’ve lived it. Death drains. It hurts. It changes you. It devastates you. It is bad. And it’s a very bad thing when you begin to wish a living person death. What is it? Who’s behind this? I can’t continue running. I need to face my fear and that’s death....

My own feminism is just human right. I can do whatever I want – Genevieve Nnaji

Prominent Nollywood actress and movie producer, Genevieve Nnaji has given her stance on the topic of feminism and the kind that she practices. According to the Lionheart actress, “feminism” has to do with human rights, and as such, she as a woman, has right to her choices. Talking further, the actress stated that her concept of feminism is one in which she can choose to do whatever she wants at any point in time, adding that if she were a man, her stance on the matter would be the same. The actress shared her thoughts with Guardian Nigeria: “My own feminism is just human rights. I am a woman who has rights to her own choices. I can do whatever I want whenever I want. It’s just that simple. If I were a man it would be the same thing.” A while back, the actress aired her thoughts o...

Nollywood Actress Angela Okorie gets engaged. Congrats to her!

Popular actress cum singer, Angela Okorie has gotten engaged to a mystery man, whose identity is yet to be revealed. The actress was previously married to Mr Chukwuma Orizu and they both have a son named Chamberlain Orizu. The news of the actress’ engagement was announced by her colleague, Chita Agwu Johnson via Instagram on Saturday, 25th July 2020. Taking to the photo-sharing app, Agwu shared photos of the proposal with the words; “Awwwww love is a beautiful thing Me I can’t keep quiet Congratulations sis @realangelaokorie I got ur back Am so happy for you”. Congratulations to Angela Okorie. Wishing her love and happiness in her new found relationship!

Yul Edochie says more women need to be in power because men have failed us

Popular Nollywood actor turned politician, Yul Edochie has said it will be better if there are more women in powerful positions in the country. The actor gave his opinion in a recent tweet on his Twitter page as he says he believes it’s time for more women to dominate the political space in the country because the men have failed to deliver. Sharing on Twitter, Yul Edochie wrote: “We need more women in high positions of power. A lot of the men have failed us.” See his post, A while back, the actor who went down memory lane to recount his days of little beginnings in his acting career, listed out the names of the people in the industry who helped shape his acting career. These names listed by the actor, a father of four includes RMD, Ramsey Nouah, Desmond Elliot, Jim Iyke, Mike Ez...

Nollywood Actress Ngozi Nwosu battles with Kidney disease

Nollywood actress, Ngozi Nwosu has opened up on her battle with kidney disease which she described as a devastating illness. The thespian who narrated her ordeal in the latest edition of #WithChude, on Wednesday also talked about the social media rumours about her death that almost led her to depression. Having thrived as an A-list celebrity for decades, Ngozi reveals that nothing prepares one for the kind of scrutiny celebrities are placed under by the public. According to her, the experience of the false reporting which had claimed that she was battling leukemia, was similar to being “buried alive”. “The price of being a celebrity is over-high,” she said. “If I didn’t handle it the way I did, it could have killed me. Even over two decades in the game doesn’t prepare you for that.” Recoun...

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