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10 interesting facts to know about Pete Edochie

CELEBRITY GIST: Veteran Nollywood Actor, Pete Edochie is considered the godfather of Nollywood. He has been into acting as far back as in the 80's when he played the lead role as 'Okonkwo' in - Things Fall Apart, 1987; Nollywood Community salutes him!

Veteran Actor Kanayo O Kanayo turns 54 today! (Born March 1st)

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Happy Birthday to Nollywood Veteran Actor Anayo Modestus Onyekwere a.k.a Kanayo O Kanayo. Born on the 1st of March 1962, a native of Mbaise in Imo state. He holds a degree in Philosophy and Masters degree in Political science from University of Lagos.

I did not marry for Money but for Love – Dakore Egbuson Akande

CELEBRITY GIST: Delectable Nollywood Actress, Dakore Egbuson Akande has cleared the speculations that she got married to her husband because of his wealth. The mother of two said in an exclusive chat with TVConnect that her marriage is built on love and God and because her husband is from a wealth home does not mean she married home because of his money.

Mercy Johnson stars in Ani Amatosero’s new Nollywood movie ‘Guy Next Door’

Nollywood Movie News: One of your favourite Nollywood Actress Mercy Johnson, stars in Ani Amatosero's new movie titled 'Guy Next Door' which is set to be released soon. Nollywood Community brings behind the scene photos from the shoot, including the official movie poster for GUY NEXT DOOR.

I became allergic to meat after my Gunshot experience – Charles Okocha

Celebrity Gist: Nollywood Actor, Charles Okocha fondly called Igwe 2Pac, who had a tragic experience of gunshot that almost took his life, said the memory would continue to remain, each time he remembers how he was able to survive.

Top 5 Nollywood Actresses and how far they have gone

Nollywood Celebrities Gist: Most of our Nollywood Actresses began their acting career in the 90's. They have made their breakthrough in the movie industry and are recognized both locally and internationally. Nollywood Community have put together Five Top Nollywood Actresses who began their acting career in the 90's and how far they have gone.

Ebube Nwagbo is a year older today (Born February 24th)

Celebrity Birthday: Happy birthday to the Pretty Nollywood Actress, Ebube Nwagbo as she adds another year to her age. She was born on February 24, 1983 and a native of Anambra State. She has a degree in Mass communication from Nnamdi Azikwe University.

Happy birthday to Grace Amah (Born February 23rd)

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Today 23rd of February marks the birthday of Nollywood Actress, Grace Amah. She is native of Ebonyi State, a graduate of Creative Arts from the University of Lagos.

Another Veteran Nollywood Actor is gone – Festus Aguebor

SAD NEWS: The increase rate of death in Nollywood is becoming scary. Just few days after the tragic loss of Veteran Actor Mike Odinachi, Nollywood has lost another Veteran Actor - Festus Aguebor; Nollywood Community have gathered.

Some interesting revelations about the Aneke Twins

Nollywood Celebrity Gist: Gorgeous Nollywood identical twins - Chidiebere and Chidimma Aneke popularly known as the Aneke twins, are no strangers in the industry. They are popularly known for acting twins in most of their movies.

Omoni Oboli wins Nollywood Personality of the Year (Sun Awards)

Nollywood Celebrity Gist: This gorgeous woman just keeps winning! Proud mum of 3 boys, Omoni Oboli, won Nollywood Personality of the Year award at the 2016 Sun Awards held on February 20th, which took place at the Eko Convention Centre; Nollywood Community have gathered. Check out the gorgeous outfit she wore to the star-studded event, including a video of Omoni showing appreciation for the award.

Photos from Monalisa Chinda Traditional Marriage in Port Harcourt

CELEBRITY GIST: Nollywood Community would like to congratulate star actress Monalisa Chinda for successfully tying the marital knot with her husband, Tonye Victor in Port Harcourt, according to our traditions. We've gathered as many photos from Monalisa Chinda Traditional Marriage.

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