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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.

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?

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.

Genevieve Nnaji says language barrier prevents Nollywood from going global

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Amiable Actress Genevieve Nnaji while speaking on CNN where she spoke on her Netflix acquired film, ”Lion Heart,” said language is the major barrier preventing Nollywood from going global. She also identified lack of funds for movies as one of the challenges of the movie industry. When asked on why Nollywood movies have not been recognised globally, Genevieve said: ”For the money, we had to self-fund unfortunately for movies. We don’t have adequate funding for movies that we actually intend to go global, there isn’t that provision yet.” She continued: “Nollywood stands a good chance of going global anytime soon, but language is the only problem that stands as a barrier as we all identify with culture, pain.” On why her movie ‘Lion Heart’ was acquired by Netflix,...

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.

My hips are well shaped than that of Mercy Johnson – Crystal Okoye

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: A while back, fast rising Nollywood actress Crystal Okoye declared in an interview that she has the best figure in the entertainment industry. As at the time she made the claim, not many agreed with her as she is relatively new. Some even attacked her for comparing herself to Mercy Johnson, who many deemed the sexiest woman in Nollywood at that time. In her own words: “My selling point are my hips. I think Mercy Johnson’s hips are just learning where mine are. I know that I am well-shaped. If you ask me, I have got the best shape in Nollywood. And it is just not my hips alone, my eyes, my legs and my height as a woman all compliment my nice figure. You may say I don’t have the front but I have the back. The back speaks for me.” Over the years, Crystal Okoye has come t...

Yul Edochie reveals how he started his career hustle 13 years ago

CELEBRITY GIST: Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has revealed how he started his movie career 13 years ago. He made this known on his Instagram page.   Sharing a picture showing him in a bus, the actor turned politician likened the experience to sitting in a movie location bus. According to him, being shortlisted for a movie was a great news when he first started his career. He wrote: “Its always a wonderful feeling each time I sit inside a location bus. It takes me back to around 13yrs ago when the career hustle started. Then once you see your name on the cast list after an audition you’ll be so excited cos that guarantees you steady access into one of these buses for the next 2 weeks to one month. Even when I had just one scene to do I would join the bus daily to go watch the big s...

Genevieve Nnaji and her parents attend the Private screening of her movie ‘Lion Heart’

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Last night December 20th, star actress Genevieve Nnaji had a private screening for her movie, Lion Heart, in Lagos. The screening was attended by her parents as well as notable personalities like Betty Irabor, Senator Ben Murray Bruce, Peter Okoye, Phyno, Jemima Osunde and many others. Check out the pictures below: <

Yul Edochie resigns as SSA to Governor Willie Obiano, Joins PDP

CELEBRITY GIST: Nollywood actor turned politician, Yul Edochie, on Monday announced his defection to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The popular actor also tweeted that he was resigning his position as the senior special assistant (SSA) on creative and entertainment media to Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra State. The 36-year-old actor said he was dumping the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for PDP in a bid to support the Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition, ‘for the sake of Nigerians.’ His latest defection is his third political affiliation in two years. His tweet reads: “Today I gave up my position as SSA to Governor of Anambra & joined the PDP with tons of my supporters to give 100% support to @atiku & @PeterObi. “I do this for...

Tattoo makes people of my skin tone look ugly – Amanda Ebeye

CELEBRITY GIST: Nollywood actress and a part-time model Amanda Mike-Ebeye known for her roles in Clinic Matters and Super Story hates tattoos and believes it is rather unsightly on a girl of her colour. She said: “I don’t like them. I am a dark skinned girl and so far I have only admired tattoos on lighter skinned people. I feel tattoos make people of my skin tone look dirty, so, I have never fancied it on myself”. The actress shocked everyone a couple of years ago when the news filtered out that she had given birth to a son in faraway Canada out of wedlock. The shock got bigger still when Amanda revealed some unsavoury details about the father of her son. “I did not marry the father of my child because he is not my husband and he is not meant to be. I could have been in the most use...

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