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Mildred Okwo says Nollywood depicts native doctors as evil. Why?

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Are all native doctors bad? If your answer to that question is no, then why are Nollywood filmmakers constantly portraying our African traditional beliefs as evil all in the name of movie? Filmmaker Mildred Okwo have come out to address the status quo surrounding Nollywood depicting native doctors as evil, calling the stereotypical movies - trash.

I gave cars to Nollywood Actors because they are poor – Nigerian Pastor Joshua Iginla

Nollywood Celebrity Gist: Prophet Joshua Iginla is the Abuja-based Nigerian Pastor who is in the news for giving out exotic cars to a number of Nollywood Actors on his birthday. The wealthy pastor have come out to reveal he gave out the cars to show the world Nollywood Actors are poor, not rich as portrayed in Nigerian movies.

Jide Kosoko says Buhari has done a lot for Nollywood

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: This news might sound economically shocking to many, but veteran Yoruba actor Jide Kosoko speaks highly of the Nigerian federal government by suggesting President Buhari has done a lot for Nollywood, Africa's largest movie industry.

Osita Iheme reveals why he is still single and yet to marry

Nollywood Comic Actor Osita Iheme a.k.a Pawpaw is one of those still enjoying his life as a bachelor. In a recent interview with the Sun, he revealed why he's still single and also cleared the speculation about having issues with his Nollywood twin brother - Chinedu Ikedieze a.k.a Aki.

Majid Michel now believes in the existence of God?

Celebrity Gist: It's not a surprise that many people still doubt the existence of God because of his invisibility and some other reasons. In that view, Talented Star Actor Majid Michel, who is famous for his acting skills, shared an inspiring message about the existence of God.

How I was raped and impregnated in Primary 6 – Rita Edochie

NOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY GIST: There are lots of secret stories about our celebrities and some of them love to share their past experience for others to learn. In that light, Veteran Nollywood Actress Rita Edochie has revealed she was a victim of sexual abuse when she was in primary six.

Patience Ozokwor reportedly turns Born Again and changes Lifestyle

CELEBRITY GIST: Veteran Nollywood Actress Patience Ozokwor popularly known as Mama G, is reported to have turned born again. The famous actress who is known for wicked roles in movies have abandoned her old life style and now preaches in church, after her encounter with Christ in January 2016.

Today (May 23rd) is the birthday of Ngozi Ezeonu

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Happy birthday to Nollywood Queen Mother - Ngozi Ezeonu, as she adds another year to her celebrated life today. She was born on the 23rd of May 1965 and hails from Ogbunike in Anambra State. She has 6 siblings, a sister and 5 brothers.

Happy Birthday to Nollywood Actor Kalu Ikeagwu (Born May 18)

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: British born handsome Nollywood Actor - Kalu Ikeagwu is plus one today. He was born in England but he relocated to Nigeria at the tender age of 9 due to fears from his parents that he might abandon his Igbo background. He graduated from University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu with a degree in English Literature.

Nollywood Stars OC Ukeje, Lala Akindoju, graced 2016 Cannes Film Festival

CELEBRITY GIST: Nollywood Stars OC Ukeje and Lala Akindoju went to represent Nigeria at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival in France, and were spotted on the red carpet enjoying the different activities lined up for guests; Nollywood Community reports.

I appreciate my first salary (₦2000) because of my poor upbringing – Genevieve Nnaji

CELEBRITY GIST: Most of our Nollywood Celebrities pass through a lot before they attained stardom. Genevieve Nnaji fondly called Genny is one of those who was not born with a silver spoon.

This Young Nollywood Actor complains of unfair treatment from Producers

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Upcoming, Young and Talented Nollywood Actor Samuel Robinson is complaining of unfair treatment from Producers. He says young actors in Nigeria are treated unfairly by producers and directors, ranging from sexual harassment, unfair and unequal wages and the likes. The young actor also exposed Chioma Onyenwe for not paying him after working on one of her productions.

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