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Nollywood actor Gideon Okeke brutalized by the police

Nollywood actor Gideon Okeke beaten and injured by police Tinsel star actor, Gideon Okeke has shared details online detailing how he was manhandled by Lagos Police while he was on his way to work as an MC at Wizkid’s event. He said he was involved in a minor accident with one Mrs Mosunmola Ilori and her niece. He recalls how they were manhandled which led to the injury he had, with stitches in his mouth and chin. He plans to sue them. Read what he wrote: I AM NOT A MERE STATISTIC. Yesterday, after I had finished from a scheduled meeting with @charlesotudor I left the Eko Hotel and joined the gradually building traffic leading on to Lekki. Only a few minutes from my meeting, had I unfortunately run into a minor collision with another driver, Mrs Mosunmola Ilori, at the Lekki Phase 1 r...

John Dumelo shows off his snail farm; warns Africa of agric imports

John Dumelo shows off his snail farm; warns Africa of agric imports If you never knew, asides from acting, John Dumelo is a practising farmer. He cultivates as well as rears. And it seems he is going deep into farming these days than acting. He recently showed off his snail farm on his page. According to him, Africa will be importing $130bn worth of agricultural products in the nearest future and the time to invest is now! Who else loves to go into agriculture?

Genevieve’s “Lionheart” premieres at Film Festival in Morocco

Genevieve’s “Lionheart” premieres at 2018 Marrakech Film Festival in Morocco Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut movie “Lionheart” got a special screening yesterday at the ongoing 2018 Marrakech Film Festival. The movie star has been sharing updates on her Instagram Stories. The official Twitter page for the festival also shared some shots of actresses Genevieve Nnaji and Maduka Funa on the red carpet.

Kunle Afolayan appointed by Governor Ambode as board member of LSBA

Kunle Afolayan appointed by Governor Ambode as board member of LSBA Nigerian filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has been appointed as a board member of the Lagos state basketball association. In his appreciation post, Afolayan wrote, I will like to use this medium to thank the Visionary Governor of Lagos State Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, The DG/Member Governing board Lagos state sports commission Mr Babatunde Bank Anthony, Executive Chairman/Chairman Governing Board Lagos sports Commission Dr Kweku Tandoh and the entire Governing Board Lagos state sports Commission and the First Lagos Veteran basketball group FLVBB for the recognition and responsibility bestowed on me. It’s time to give back and ensure the tourism and sport potential of the Lagos state is maximized to the fullest’.

Nollywood Actor Victor Olaotan facing leg amputation; needs over $40,000

Nollywood Actor Victor Olaotan facing leg amputation; needs over $40,000 Two years after a tragic accident, popular actor, Victor Olaotan, is still crying out for financial help to travel abroad over possibility of his two legs being amputated. Olaotan who has been completely off the scene for the past two years after a ghastly accident cost him the use of his legs, has cried out for help as he might lose his two legs through amputation. The veteran actor and lead character of the popular TV soap opera, Tinsel, has now created a GoFundMe page which went live on Sunday, 2nd of December. The actor is appealing for financial aid to seek medical treatment abroad. The actor best known for his recurrent role in Tinsel was involved in a car crash on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway in 2016, and was placed...

Omoni Oboli blasted by fans over absence at Heaven On My Mind movie premiere

Omoni Oboli blasted by fans over absence at Heaven On My Mind movie premiere Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli is presently not a favorite of movie lovers following the accusation that she shows fake love in dealing with her friends and colleagues. Omoni who was conspicuously missing at Uche Jombo’s movie premiere gave the excuse of being ‘busy’, an excuse that got on the nerves of Ini Edo who subsequently pointed out that Omoni Oboli only practices Instagram love. Nigerians have since waded into the matter, dissecting it and concluding that Omoni might be fake after all and her ‘Women supporting women” advocacy might just be lip service. Trolls have since descended on her page to drag her as a fake friend. Omoni was the only one absent from the Fantastic Four consisting of Uche Jombo, Ufoma M...

Photos: Ini Edo, Uche Jombo & others at the premiere of Heaven on my Mind in Lagos

Photos: Ini Edo, Uche Jombo & others at the premiere of Heaven on my Mind in Lagos See first photos from the grand premiere of Heaven on my Mind movie, a joint production of Ini Edo and Uche Jombo. The invitation only held at the IMAX cinemas in Lekki Lagos today Thursday the 29th of November 2018 at 7pm. The movie will start showing in cinemas from the 7th of December 2018.

Nigerian actors Omoni Oboli & AY feature in Hollywood Christmas animation movie

Nigerian actors Omoni Oboli & AY feature in Hollywood Christmas animation movie Nollywood actors and producers, Ayobami ‘AY’ Makun and Omoni Oboli will make their debut in a Hollywood animation film, “Elliott: The Littlest Reindeer”. Though the characters AY and Oboli would voice in the film scheduled to premiere on Dec. 14, remain unknown. The Christmas-themed film also features Hunger Games star, Josh Hutcherson, Dead pool actress, Morena Baccarin, Jeff Dunham, Martin Short and John Cleese. The animation follows Blitzen- one of Santa’s sleigh pulling reindeers- announcing his retirement on December 21, giving a miniature horse three days to fulfil his lifelong dream. The horse has to earn a spot on Santa’s sleigh during the North Pole try-outs in time for Christmas Eve; Elliott and h...

PICS: Nollywood actress Iya Rainbow and Tiwa Savage on set of new music video

PICS: Nollywood actress Iya Rainbow and Tiwa Savage on set of new music video Nollywood Actress, Idowu Phillips popularly known as Iya Rainbow is on a new flick, this time around, it’s not a Nollywood movie. The veteran actress was spotted on set with Mavin First Lady, Tiwa Savage on a music video titled ONE. The music video is set to be released soon. Below are more photos from the set:

Kannywood Actors endorse Atiku Abubakar ahead of 2019 (Photos)

Kannywood Actors endorse Atiku Abubakar ahead of 2019 (Photos) It’s the election season and politicians are in the quest of securing votes. In what seems to be a turn of event, many Kannywood (Hausa) actors have dumped Buhari and endorsed Atiku. They were pictured in a group photo with Atiku. Thoughts?

Mercy Johnson wins Best Actress award; releases stunning photos to celebrate

Mercy Johnson wins Best Actress award; releases stunning photos to celebrate Nollywood Actress, Mercy Johnson who recently won the best actress of year at the just concluded Exquisite Ladies Of The Year (ELOY) event took to her page to release some stunning photos. She captioned the photos saying… Still drooling over my @eloyawards win as “Best Actress”I am so grateful….Infact, My Friends are the best(Not Fans) Plus @toyin_abraham knows me so well, she received the award for me and dedicated the award to my Hubby (He always wants me to be the Best at everything) ….@princeodiokojie Thanks my worldbest Toyin and thanks to my madam at the top for always wanting the best for me @omawildflower See the photos below:

PICS: Actress Yvonne Okoro celebrates her 34th birthday

Actress Yvonne Okoro celebrates her 34th birthday Over the weekend, Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Okoro celebrated her birthday and she held a birthday party in Ghana. Family and friends came out to celebrate with the actress. See photos and the actress’s Instagram post:

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