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Why actresses get sexually harassed by movie directors – Nollywood producer Charles Uwagbai

Why actresses get sexually harassed by movie directors – Nollywood producer Charles Uwagbai Charles Uwagbai, the producer of blockbuster movie Esohe has warned victims of sexual harassment in the Nigerian entertainment industry to stay away from randy producers looking for vulnerable actresses. In a recent chat with Potpourri, Mr Uwagbai who distanced himself from film makers engaging in sex for role advised that actresses should look for appropriate channels to get jobs and not go through shortcuts in order to avoid being harassed by anyone. His words: My advice to these actresses is that they should lookout for the right channels to get jobs. There are a couple of big production houses that call out for auditions, actresses should attend these auditions and also work on improving their s...

Nollywood Actress, Bolaji Ogunmola Reveals The Reason Why Busty Women Flock Her DM

Nollywood Actress, Bolaji Ogunmola who is known for her sexy and busty body as advised ladies on how to love themselves and appreciate the way they look. The busty actress  took to her Instagram page, urging busty ladies like her to be more confident about their size and also revealed the secret behind her seductive looks. Ok so I have been getting a lot of dm’s from alot of busty women like me on how did I become confident of my body type, the kinda bra I wear and not being afraid of wearing almost everything🙈🙈🙈🙈. First of all love yourself and whatever body type you are!! I know you feel a lot of the big butts girls are getting all the love but trust me if you love yourself and tell yourself you are beautiful, people will notice you. There are different types of sexy and you just have to...

Social Media Is A Threat To The Society – Nollywood Actor And Producer, Dele Odule

Experienced Nollywood actor and producer Dele Odule recently expressed his worry at the negative effects of social media in the society and equally cautioned Nigerians to be careful with the way they are using the social media as it could destroy a lot of people. While chatting with Saturday Beat, the thespian was of the view that social media should be blamed for the loss of moral values in several parts of Nigeria today. According to him, the social media has resulted in many losing sense of culture and imbibing all sorts of strange behaviors threatening the sanity of the society. His words: “My worry is that a lot of people are not making appropriate use of the social media. In instances that they are supposed to hide their heads, they expose themselves unnecessarily all in the name of ...

Nollywood actress Georgina Onuoha graduates with Masters degree in the US

Nollywood actress Georgina Onuoha graduates with Masters degree in the US Nollywood actress Georgina Onuoha has recorded another achievement in her career as she just graduated from her Post Graduate studies, earning herself her 2nd Masters degree. The actress who was obviously filled with so much excitement, took to her Instagram page to give thanks to God and also appreciate all her friends that stood by her during the time of her studies. She wrote: To God be the glory Another Masters added Masters of Science in Healthcare Sciences To you oh lord I dedicate this because without you, it wouldn’t have been possible. My pain, my weakness, my sickness, my hopelessness and my helplessness you’ve crowned with glory. Next phase ready Graduate Class of 2018 4.0 GPA Thanks to all who helped and ...

I started acting because I needed money to write my GCE – Ramsey Nouah reveals

CELEBRITY GIST: Handsome Nollywood Actor Ramsey Nouah has come out to reveal how he ventured into Nollywood and the challenges he had before joining the industry. In an exclusive interview, the actor disclosed he started acting because he needed money to write his GCE. He also stated he never dreamt of becoming an actor but a pilot. Below are some excerpts of Ramsey Nouah’s interesting interview with Kore Ogidan. Tell us about your background Ramsey Nouah: I was born in Costain, Lagos, where I began my early life before moving to Aguda, Surulere. I lived with my mother and half-brother. My father was never in the picture. I was very playful and I must admit, it’s rubbing off on my kids, and I’m not liking it very much. I was also very artistically inclined. I was fascinated by comic ...

On Lesbianism In Nollywood – A Chat With Actress, Salma Aminu

Popular Abuja-based actress and star of ‘Drift Beyond Conscience’, Salma Aminu has shockingly declared that the issue of lesbianism in Nollywood is exaggerated. In a chat with TS Weekend, the actress bared her mind on rumours of a lesbian clique running Nollywood. She said: “Lesbians are everywhere and not just in the movie industry, so I will say it is outrageous picking on Nollywood. I feel this lesbianism thing is just being exaggerated. Don’t get me wrong, I am not saying they are not in the industry but it has been over blown and over flogged.” When asked if she had been approached by a lesbian before, her response was in the negative. “No, the answer is no,” she responded. The stunning actress admitted that she is currently working on two new projects, which she says will redefine No...

What Nollywood Needs To Win An Oscar – An Interview With Nollywood Filmmaker, Femi Odugbemi

Femi Odugbemi is a Nigerian filmmaker and producer of international repute. His works celebrate the rich diversity of the Nigerian and African experience. He produced Tinsel, a widely acclaimed soap opera that started airing in August 2008. His filmmaking credits include ‘Gidi Blues’, ‘Battleground’, ‘Maroko’ and ‘Bariga Boy’. He is also one of the four Nigerians formally invited into the voting membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States of America. The academy organises and decides the nominations for the universally acclaimed Oscars award for motion pictures. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, he speaks about the possibility of a Nollywood film bagging an Oscar among other issues. Here is a snippet of the interview: Congratulations on your admis...

Happy birthday to Nollywood Actress Uche Elendu (Born July 14th)

NOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Hip Hip Hip Hooray! Pretty Nollywood Actress Uche Elendu is a year older today. Join us in wishing her a very happy birthday!🎂🎉🎈🎊 Uche Elendu is the eldest from a family of four and hails and from Abia State. She is an International Relations graduate of Imo State University. In 2001, while still an undergraduate, she joined Nollywood and made her first screen appearance in the movie Fear of the Unknown . However, she returned to complete her education and returned fully to the industry in 2004. Celebrating her new age, here’s how she wished heeself a happy birthday: “It’s my birthday!!! I’m super grateful to you Lord!!! Only you made it possible and blessed me with the best family, friends and fans. Thank you again my darling @adaartst...

Nse Ikpe Etim named as juror for 2018 Durban Int’l Film Festival

Nse Ikpe Etim named as juror for 2018 Durban Int’l Film Festival Popular Nollywood stars including filmmaker, Mahmood Ali-Balogun and actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim, have been named as jurors for the 2018 Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), the 39th edition of which is billed to take place from July 19 to July 29. Nse Ikpe-Etim is an award-winning actress who different audiences will remember from her role in Meg Rickards’ film, Tess. She has been listed as a juror in the fiction category while Ali-Balogun, famous for his impressive film, Tango With Me, will also serve as a juror in the documentary film category. The other jurors for the fiction category include award-winning South African producer, Bongiwe Selane and British-Nigerian actor, Hakeem Kae Kazim, who gained international acclai...

Kannywood doesn’t permit touching & fondling like in Nollywood – Sani Musa Danja

Kannywood doesn’t permit touching & fondling like in Nollywood – Sani Musa Danja Nigerian actor Sani Musa Danja, who is part of the Hausa arm of the Nigerian motion picture industry, Kannywood, has made a comparison between the movie industry and the Nollywood. In a recent chat with Adedayo Odulaja, the cross over actor had this to say over the peculiarity of the Kannywood industry as an entertainer and an actor. Considering where I am coming from there is a lot of religious, cultural things that once you cross some lanes, people will talk and even react. So I was on the receiving end of that too for a while. But I was raised by my own parents and I was taught good principles. So I know what is good and what is bad. I don’t need somebody to tell me this is bad. When I feel something is...

I still believe in marriage. I’m not like girls of this generation – Gambian actress

CELEBRITY GIST: These days on social media, there are lots of slay queens that has given men a second thought in deciding the type of lady they want to settle down with for the rest for their lives. The likes of Gambian Nollywood actress, Princess Shyngle she still believes in true love and funny enough, in a guy that is hard working. She may have portrayed this attitude of a rich lady and slay queen as she is blessed with a killer body shape which some men have been craving to have but she is not cheap. Princess took to her social media to explain that she is not like the girls of this generation who do not believe in marriage as she is all out towards going with the right man to meet his parents. According to her: “I Am Not Like This Generation!!!! I still believe in marriage. I st...

Zack Orji, Ramsey Nouah, Paul Obazele mark 1 year of service at Western Lotto bet office

Zack Orji, Ramsey Nouah, Paul Obazele mark 1 year of service at Western Lotto bet office Three Nollywood legends were today spotted at the headquarter of Western Lotto Bet in Lagos where they converged to celebrate their one year of faithful service to the lottery brand. The Nollywood superstars have been promoting the lotto firm tirelessly in the last 12 months. What do you think of Nollywood celebs encouraging youths to go into betting?

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