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Court orders the arrest of Nollywood Actress Monalisa Chinda again

As Lagos high court, sitting at Igbosere has once again ordered the arrest of Monalisa Chinda over tax evasion. The presiding judge, Adedayo Akintoye, renewed the order for her arrest following her failure to appear in court for trial, since 2017. She adjourned further proceedings till June 5. When the case was mentioned, neither Coker nor her lawyer was present in court. The prosecuting counsel Babatunde Sumonu reminded the court that the bench warrant issued for her arrest is yet to be executed. Consequently Justice Akintoye ordered that “the bench warrant is to continue.” The judge consequently held that the bench warrant should subsist. She adjourned the case until June 5 for further hearing. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the court had on January 21 given the order for the ac...

Men fail to understand that Love and Respect brings out the best in a woman – Monalisa Coker

CELEBRITY GIST: It's obvious that social media has become a point where celebrities pour out their mind on issues as star Nollywood Actress Monalisa Chinda expressed her mind on how African men treat their wives.

I believe God will send the right man to me at the right time – Rita Dominic

Celebrity Gist: Nollywood Star Actress Rita Dominic has opened up about how she feels being single at 41 and also believes God is preparing the right partner for her at the right time.

Mercy Johnson visits China as an Ambassador of Vironyng

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, is in Guangzhou area of China for one of her brand outings. The 34-year-old screen diva posted a series of pictures of her visit to the brand’s headquarters on Instagram on Friday 18th January. In her words! “Hey friends. So I’m in Guangzhou China at the headquarters of @vironyng for whom I’m brand ambassador. I’m so humbled by the warm welcome and love from my #VironyFamily . Guys tell them a huge thank you for me,” she wrote. The mother of three celebrated reaching four million followers on Instagram on Monday, while acknowledging her fans for their support. Mercy is the Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture (SSA) to the Kogi State Governor Yamaha Bello.” Below are more pictures:

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.

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