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Nollywood Actress Ebube Nwagbo’s foundation feeds 200 less privileged persons

CELEBRITY GIST: Recently, British Prime Minister Theresa May stated that the world’s poorest people lived in Nigeria. In order to ensure that this stops being our story, Nollywood star actress Ebube Nwagbo’s foundation has taken up the task to fight poverty and hunger by joining the Candlelight Foundation to provide free meals for 200 less privileged people in society. The Nollywood diva who recently launched her fashion line known as PoshedUp By Ebube Nwagbo, alongside a website, www.poshedupbyeb, visited the foundation and made a donation to feed 200 disadvantaged persons. Speaking at the Candlelight Foundation, Ebube said: “Everybody across the world thinks Nigeria is so poor and hungry. In fact, they said we are the poorest people on earth. No, we are not! With people like you an...

Happy 36th birthday to Nollywood actor Mike Ezuruonye (Born September 21)

NOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY GIST: Star actor Mike Ezuruonye is celebrating his 36th birthday today. Happy bornday to him!🎉🎊🎂🎈 He took to social media to celebrate his day, posting a picture and captioned it: Aggghhhh: The love from you all is too much happy birthday to him” – @mikeezu. The banker turned actor He went to the Federal Government College, Taraba and Archbishop Aggey Memorial school, Lagos before proceeding to study Accounting at Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Mike Ezuruonye is well-known his roles in movies like ”Endless Passion”, ”Desire”, ”Unforgivable”, ”Keep me Alive”, ”The Duplex” amongst others. He is happily married to Nkechi Nnorom and they have a son, Reynold. Happy birthday to him!

Nollywood actresses campaign for PDP ahead of Osun guber election

Nollywood actresses campaign for PDP ahead of Osun guber election Osun State, in the southwestern part of Nigeria, is set to go to the polls this Saturday for the Governorship Election. Ronke Odusanya and Mosunmola Oduoye Beautiful Nollywood actresses Ronke Odusanya and Mosunmola Oduoye made themselves present at PDP’s Senator Adeleke’s campaign rally yesterday. They all campaigned for Sen. Adeleke with Hip Hop singer Davido. They shared adorable photos from the event. Check them out:

Yul Edochie redraws from 2019 presidential election

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Nollywood actor and politician Yul Edochie has withdrawn from the 2019 Presidential race after due consultations and considerations. In 2017 Yul Edochie contested the November Anambra governorship election on the platform of the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) and lost. He went on to join the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, where he declared his interest to take part in the 2019 Presidential race, for which he shared a campaign poster on social media and captioned: “Today I declare my interest to run for President of the greatest country in the world, Nigeria. A blessed country that has been crippled by decades of bad leadership. Enough is Enough! Fellow Nigerians, stand with me let us bring the problems of our country to the THE LAST BUS STOP!!!” And today, ...

Segun Arinze, Jide Kosoko preach preach parental support in new family-friendly movie, ‘Funke’

Segun Arinze, Jide Kosoko preach preach parental support in new family-friendly movie, ‘Funke’ A new Nollywood movie titled Funke is now playing in cinemas across the country and you can watch the movie trailer here. The movie aimed at encouraging parents to always support their children or wards in the pursuit of their dreams, has been released in cinemas across Nigeria. Featuring Jide Kosoko, Segun Arinze, Frank Donga, Dima Okojie, Seun Omojola, Eniola Badmus and others, Funke tells the story of a girl, who loves football and decides to become a professional football player in an era where it is a taboo for a girl child to be seen playing football. But things do not go smoothly for her. Speaking at the press screening held in Lagos recently, the producer of Funke, Jerusalem D...

7 Years rememberance of late Nollywood Actesss Geraldine Ekeocha

CELEBRITY MEMORIAL: Nollywood Community remembers late Nollywood Actesss Geraldine Ekeocha who passed away on September 4th 2011. The late Actress a native of Imo State but was resident in Enugu State where her acting career began. She was aged 56 and left behind 7 children. Geraldine was snatched by the cold hands of death on Sunday,4 September 2011 during a fibroid surgery at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku, Enugu State. She was one talented actress who has featured in over 80 movies and several soap operas with many of them still running on air. May her gentle soul continue to rest in perfect peace!

Famous Blogger Linda Ikeji reveals the identity of her baby daddy

CELEBRITY GIST: Popular blogger Linda Ikeji has finally let the cat out of the bag by revealing the identity of her baby daddy after months of speculation and also the full name of his new born child. The man responsible for her baby is an oil magnate from Delta State, Jeremi Sholaye. She revealed this on her Instagram page. Linda confirmed that the father of her baby who she described as a tall, dark and handsome Itsekiri man is none other than Sholaye Jeremi, a Delta state oil magnate. She also revealed her son’s name as Jayce Jeremi, which bring us to the conclusion that Sholaye Jeremi is the father of Linda’s baby. Hetes what she wrote on her Instagram: “Going home with my prince. Beginning of the best years of my life! His name is Jayce by the way, Jayce Jeremi. ��. Will share p...

A lot of people live fake lifestyle on social media – Mike Ezuruonye

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Nigerian star actor Mike Ezuruonye has spoken out about the apparent rise in fake lifestyles among many people. Mike Ezuruonye, on Monday, said that the advent of the internet and the social media had increased fake-lifestyles among the youth. Ezuruonye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that he had witnessed many fake lifestyles across the country over the years. In his own words: “The advent of the internet and social media has put unnecessary pressures on the youth of this country to live fake lifestyles that should not have been the case. You meet several people who feel they have to make an impression to be accepted by the public. On a personal level, I have experienced many fake-life habits where people claim to be something but turned out to the opp...

Agbani Darego and husband welcome their first child

CELEBRITY GIST: Former Miss World Agbani Darego for a long time lived under prying eyes that wanted to know what was going on in her love life. There were various speculations that she was romantically linked with one or two important people in the society. However, the super model put paid to gossips when in a rather secretive manner, she eventually married her lover, Ishiaq, the son of billionaire retired army chief, Theophilus Danjuma. If information reaching us is anything to go by, the marriage that was consummated in April, 2017 in Morocco may have produced a child as it was learnt Agbani delivered in a hospital in London a few days back. Agbani is relayed to have since assumed a happy mood ever since. Like almost every other child not born with silver spoon in their mouth, Abonnema,...

Nollywood Actress, Ireti Doyle, Welcomes Her First Grandchild At 51

Veteran Nollywood actress, Ireti Doyle is now a grandma as she just welcomed her first grandchild from her daughter, Abimbola Kachi Ozofor who got married in 2014. The thrilled grandma announced the joyful news on Instagram. She reposted her daughter’s post saying: E ba mi yin Oluwa looogoooo!!! For on this day a child, my 1st grandchild; to us is born🤩❤❤ JESUS IS REAL…….THANK YOU MY FATHER🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 💃💃💃💃💃 A ✉ to my beloved daughter, JABANNA TANYA ONYEULO you will grow up and read this letter cos the internet never forgets which is why am writing it here. You are My jewel, my crown, my joy, my answered prayers, my greatest achievement, my peace, my laughter, my supernatural gift from God. WITH MY MOUTH FILLED WITH PRAISE AND HANDS LIFTED HIGH IN PRAISE  TO THE LORD, I ASKE...

If your man cheats on you, dump him and date his father – Juliet Ibrahim

CELEBRITY GIST: Ghanaian Nollywood actress Juliet Ibrahim, sure knows how to crack jokes but some jokes might sound expensive especially something that hurts a lot of people. . When it comes to relationship or love lives, some people like some celebrities have not had it rosy and so they are being careful in choosing their next man. Juliet recently joked about relationship by advising ladies to go date the father of their hubby If their man is cheating on them and then turn the man to their stepson. Could she have a point with this joke; “Ladies, if your man cheating on you; dump him and date his father. Make that nigga your stepson.” Do you agree with her?

See Mama G & Osuofia in action in new comic film, “Chief Daddy”

See Mama G & Osuofia in action in new comic film, “Chief Daddy” With three months before cinema release, online frenzy suggests huge anticipation for Chief Daddy dramatic comedy. On Friday, 14th September, EbonyLife Films released the first of five hilarious teasers, each designed to reveal intriguing aspects of Chief Daddy, set for release during the Christmas holidays. Within less than 24 hours, the number of viewers raced to more than 20 million and, as the weekend progressed, another 3 million people had seen the clip. A large part of the astounding success of this campaign opener is due to the reaction of the worldwide following of all the stars of the film. Chief Daddy quite likely boasts the largest group of Nollywood legends and current A-listers ever assembled for ...

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