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5 Nollywood Couples who met and fell in love on movie set

Romantic Nollywood News: As many of our Nollywood stars are increasingly getting married, some of them actually met and fell in love on movie set. Isn't that romantic?

#10YearsChallenge. Checkout before and after pics of some Nollywood Stars

Social media has never had a dull moment and trust us when we say it always has a way of rejuvenating itself just like the current #10YearsChallange which has got everyone participating. Well, #10YearsChallenge basically has to do with comparing photos from 10 years ago with your most recent pictures. And trust all your favourite celebrities are in on the trend as they have shared some shocking before and transforming after photos. So guys, here are some before and after photos of some of your favourite celebrities as they take part in the #10YearsChallenge. They haven’t really changed after 10 years. Or, what do you think?

It was difficult and challenging being a Director and Actress in ‘LionHeart’ – Genevieve Nnaji reveals

Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji has described as “difficult and very challenging” playing two different roles – directing and acting – in her directorial debut, ‘LionHeart’. Having enjoyed over two decades as one of the most popular and successful actresses in the industry, Nnaji decided to direct ‘Lionheart’, a movie which has received positive reviews from both stakeholders and movie enthusiast. Speaking about her transition from actress to director, Nnaji said she wanted to be a storyteller: “I believe the right story and intent called for it. I was ready to become a storyteller beyond portraying a singular character. The only way to fully share the vision I had was getting behind the camera lens, and I look forward to sharing more.” In her quest to accomplish that mis...

Omoni Oboli shares Throwback pic when she was 19

Stunning Actress, Omoni Oboli takes to her IG to share a throwback photo of herself from 2 decades ago and no much changes. The actress and mum of three boys ,shared a photo of her taken 19 years ago versus one taken in 2019. Sharing the photos via her official instagram page, she wrote: Before meets after…Two decades and 3 sons after #AfricanButter #MamaBoys.”     She is really looking ageless!

I don’t believe in the principle ‘Fake it till you make it’ – RMD tells his colleagues

Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo a.k.a RMD believes Nollywood is full of fake and pretentious people. Therefore, as a better way of starting the New Year, the actor has appealed to Nigerians, most especially, his colleagues to stop exhibiting fake lifestyle on social media. RMD, who is worried over the new trend said: “I’m no longer surprised when people who earn next to nothing buy multi-million dollar cars and homes, after all the catch phrase is ‘fake it till you make it’ but the question is, is faking it a guarantee to making it? Absolutely not.” Continuing, the multiple award winning actor advised that there are better ways to make it, without deceiving people: “I have never believed the principle of ‘faking it till you make it’ because it is a faulty principle that often puts peopl...

I will never marry an actress, I don’t want to die young – Lambert Eluke

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Movie Producer Lambert Eluke who is always behind the scene but a major stake holder has come out to say he can never marry an actress because he doesn't want to die young.

Forsake every distraction and work hard for your baby – Tonto Dikeh advices single moms

CELEBRITY GIST: Nollywood actress and proud mother of one, Tonto Dikeh is tired of other single moms seeking pity and turning to charity cases. According to her, being a single mum is not a disability. Taking to her Instagram page yesterday afternoon, she wrote: “Being a single mum is not equal to being disabled. Stop acting like you are a victim with sorry stories .Forsake every distraction. Go out and work extra hard for your babies.” The actress has a son, King Andre with her ex-husband, Oladunni Churchill. The marriage broke down in 2017 a year after their traditional wedding. Since then, she has been raising their son as a single mom.

I didn’t have time for women because I was very poor – Chiwetalu Agu

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Veteran Nollywood Actor Chiwetalu Agu in a new interview with Broadway TV has come out to say he didn't have time for women because he was not financially strong.

Kenneth Okonkwo appointed a member of APC presidential campaign team

Nollywood actor cum politician, Kenneth Okonkwo, has been appointed as a member of the APC Women and Youth Presidential Campaign Team. The actor with glee, made his appointment known in a post on his Instagram page. Sharing a picture of his appointment letter, the actor wished his followers a happy new year. Kenneth Okonkwo’s post below: “To God be the glory for my appointment as a member of APC Presidential Campaign Team. By the grace of God every appointment you are expecting this year will come to pass IJN. Happy new year once more and God bless “ Recall that the actor was in the race for the seat of Enugu State Governor. He however lost at the primaries.

Uti Nwachukwu reveals he’s scared of getting married

CELEBRITY GIST: Actor, TV presenter and model, Uti Nwachukwu has mentioned that he is afraid of marriage considering the high rate of divorce among married people nowadays. The reality TV star who spoke to Joy Marcus in this new interview talks about divorces in the industry and how scary it is. Some of your colleagues got married in 2018. When do you intend to settle down? “I don’t know when but when it happens, it happens. With the way people are marrying and getting divorced, one has to think twice before going into it. I have met more unhappy couples than happily married couples in my life. It is really scary because if marriage was such a beautiful thing, why are there many unhappy couples. If you check statistics, most married people are complaining. However, I will get married...

Chika Ike dresses like a bride to attend traditional wedding at Thailand

CELEBRITY GIST: Pretty Actress and Harvard graduate Chika Ike is presently in Bangkok Thailand attending a wedding. The actress in order to feel like family got a stylist to dress her in the traditional Thai attire and she looks stunning in it. Captioning one of the pics, she wrote: “I need a Thai name 👸✨💫… Thanks to the gorgeous @whanpavarisa for getting me all glammed up for the festival. She is an awesome person with positive energy and made my Bangkok trip fun . She made this happen few hours to the event so I could be part of the culture in a traditional Thai attire . 💋❤️. Outfit , makeup and hair @finaleweddingmagazine …. I love it Photo credit 📸 – @namtao_studio 💕#thailand #bangkok.” Chika Ike looks more like a Thai Bride than an Igbo actress.

Pictures from Tinsel Actor Gideon Okeke traditional wedding

CELEBRITY GIST: It’s been a year of love for our Tinsel actors and one of our faves just joined that beautiful space. Gideon Okeke has been unapologetic about how much he wants to spend his life with his sweetheart Chidera, and that warms our heart. After we saw Gideon Okeke and Chidera’s pre-wedding pictures about a week ago, we couldn’t wait for the wedding. We’re pleased to announce that they had their traditional wedding yesterday 28th December. Although we’re just knowing about these two love birds, Gideon apparently knew this day would come. He shares how he told his late father about a year ago that he had found the girl he wants to marry. These were his words: “Exactly a year ago I visited my country home (Abagana), and paid my respects at my Father’s resting place. I said a ...

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