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Stephanie Okereke all smiles as she signs new deal with Nollycasting

Stephanie Okereke all smiles as she signs new deal with Nollycasting Top Nollywood actress Stephanie Okereke has signed her 3rd endorsement deal of the year and she can’t stop smiling. The actress is the new face of Nollycasting, a platform connecting new and established actors with those interested in hiring them. Check out more photos from her first promo campaign for the new brand below:

Upcoming actors pay for movie roles – Charles Inojie

Upcoming actors pay for movie roles – Charles Inojie Comic and trend-setting Nollywood actor Charles Inojie, is identified by different pseudonyms. While his online fans prefer to call him, ‘Na Them Dey Rush Us,” some avid viewers of the hit family television show – The Johnsons – call him Lucky, which is the name of his character in the sitcom. Although the actor looks larger than life whenever he interprets his movie roles, he confided in Saturday Beats that in reality, he is a shy person. He further said that initially, he found it difficult to watch his movies. I am a shy person, initially it was difficult for me to watch clips of my movies; it was hard to believe that I was the one doing some of those things. However, I am beginning to deal with it a lot better now. If I walk into a s...

New movie King of Boys sets box office record; makes N100m in 3 weeks

New movie King of Boys by Kemi Adetiba sets box office record; makes N100m in 3 weeks Meet the reigning Queen of the Nigerian box office, Kemi Adetiba. She is the genius who just climbed the top spot of the movie record this month. Her new action movie, King of Boys is the most-watched in cinemas across the country at the moment. The movie has earned some cool reviews from movie lovers and critics all over the world and it is not surprising that in just 3 weeks, it has grossed a whopping 100 million million. Kemi Adetiba is one of the best in the game. She is one of the female movie makers that is ruling the male-dominated profession. Adetiba was born on January 8th 1980 in Lagos state Nigeria. Her journey started in the media world as a young child after headlining the iconic brand OMO TV...

Happy birthday to Annie Idibia as she turns a year older today

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Nollywood actress Annie Idibia is a year older today. Happy bornday to her! Annie Idibia who was born in Ibadan hails from Akwa Ibom. She has two degrees; Computer Science from Lagos State University, and Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos. Annie Idibia’s first stab at the limelight was her cameo role in 2face ’s music video ‘ African Queen’. From then she started acting in several Nollywood movies. After an on/off relationship with 2face which lasted for years, they got married in 2012. They have two daughters together. What are your well wishes for Annie Idibia on this her special day?

Singer and actor Banky W to contest for House of Rep. spot in 2019

Singer and actor Banky W to contest for House of Rep. spot in 2019 EME CEO, singer, actor, Bankole Wellington Banky W has declared his intention to contest for the Lagos Eti Osa Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives in the 2019 general election. The husband of Nigerian actress, Adesua Etomi, made this known at the debut convention of the MDP (Modern Democratic Party) in Lagos recently. See excerpts of his speech: It is with the greatest sense of humility, purpose and destiny that I humbly announce to run for the 2019 Federal House of Representatives. “I am under no illusions that this run will be easy considering who we are going up against, this is almost impossible. You see, my entire life has been a story of just dreaming dreams, praying about those dreams, setting g...

New movie ‘Heaven on my Mind’ not a Christian movie – Uche Jombo

New movie ‘Heaven on my Mind’ was inspired by a real life story – Uche Jombo Nollywood actress and producer Uche Jombo who recently teamed up with Ini Edo has debunked claims that their new joint-movie, ‘Heaven On My Mind’ is a Christian movie. The actress said the movie set for a release on Friday the 7th of December 2018 is based on a true life story. She said in a new interview: I keep hearing this over and over from people saying that the movie is a Christian film and I know why that is. It is because of the title but you only need to see the film to realize that it had nothing on Christianity or any religion. It is simply a human story. The idea for the movie came from a real life story I heard which was corroborated from another source and we had to invite someone who had...

Nollywood actress Vivan Anani ‘ports’ to Bollywood

Nollywood actress Vivan Anani joins list of African acts in Bollywood Nigerian actress Vivan Anani is currently working with some international actors for new Africa-themed Bollywood movies. The actress who is more popular in soaps shared the news on her Facebook account stating: Bollywood/Nollywood/Zeeworld Tinz. God i give you all the glory. shooting here with host of actors from other African contries. Abasi So’song o! Speaking with The Nation, she said: It is a beautiful experience for me as an actress and I am loving every bit of it. It is my first experience with people from different African countries on one set. She also recently got a certificate from United Nations Empretec for her participation, courtesy of her excellency Mrs Onari Duke. The actress, who in recent time has been ...

Don’t lose your good side because of a guy – Juliet Ibrahim advises ladies

CELEBRITY GIST: Following her recent break up with rapper, Icebergslim, Ghabaian actress Juliet Ibrahim is advising ladies not to ‘lose a good side nigga over your boyfriend’. In her words’ “Don’t lose a good side nigga over your boyfriend. If your boyfriend was a good dude you wouldn’t need a side nigga. Don’t compare your real life to someone else’s controlled online content.” What’s your thought on this?

‘I was born a Muslim’ – Omotola Jalade preaches religious tolerance

‘I was born a Muslim’ – Omotola Jalade preaches religious tolerance Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade has taken to her Instagram handle to preach peace, asking Nigerians not to use use religion as an excuse for violence. She wrote in the message shared on her Instagram handle: Although I was born Muslim… Today I practice Christianity However, growing up in Kaduna … I’ve witnessed some horrors that eyes should Never see… All because of Religious divides and intolerance… Our Faith should make us better Humans… Any Act that does not show love does not serve God or Humanity. Love your Neighbour …. AS YOURSELF. Peace. That #MuslimChristianOndokadunaLagos girl.

I was born Muslim, today I practice Christianity – Omotola Jalade

CELEBRITY GIST: Popular Nollywood Actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has come out to say she was born into a Muslim family but she is now a Christian. She took to her instead to say: “I was born Muslim… Today I practice Christianity However, growing up in Kaduna … I’ve witnessed some horrors that eyes should Never see… All because of Religious divides and intolerance… Our Faith should make us better Humans… Any Act that does not show love does not serve God or Humanity. Love your Neighbour …. AS YOURSELF. Peace. That #MuslimChristianOndokadunaLagos girl.” May God continue to bless Omotola and her family.

Nollywood actor Joseph Benjamin features in Oprah Winfrey’s TV series

Nollywood actor Joseph Benjamin features in Oprah Winfrey’s TV series Nollywood actor, Joseph Benjamin lands a role in Oprah Winfrey’s TV series, ‘Greenleaf’ where he acted alongside Hollywood Actor, Lamman Rucker and actress Kim Hawthorne. He made an appearance as Joseph Obi, the new church accountant in a scene with Kerissa Greenleaf (Kim Hawthorne). The elated popular actor, Joseph Benjamin shared the trailer on Instagram. View this post on Instagram This right here was a humbling moment for me. Only God can make such things happen. As long as you maintain a positive mental attitude. Nothing is impossible. You just keep going. It might not happen immediately, but it sure will. This was a proud moment for Nigeria and Africa at large to see us well represented. Thi...

I will marry the man of my dreams and not who the society wants – Rita Dominic

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Star actress and producer Rita Dominic, disclosed that she almost got married at some point in her life, adding that she is happy the marriage did not work out. While speaking during a television programme, ‘Your View’ TVC this Friday morning, the 43-year-old screen star said that when in a relationship, couples should at best find a way to live with each other, instead of trying to change negative traits, adding that a grown man cannot change. Here’s what she said: “I almost married someone. We were there. We were at that point. It didn’t work out and I’m happy it didn’t work out because I saw the signs. “You know how you see the signs and you just ignore it hoping the person will change. Look, a grown man and a grown woman cannot change. They can find a way to...

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