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Jenifer’s Diary actor Babajide Awobona gets married to his wife in Islamic style

Jenifer’s Diary actor Babajide Awobona gets married to his wife A popular Nigerian actor has taken his fans and followers on social media by surprises after sharing a picture from his Islamic wedding ceremony. The actor identified as Jide Awobona is known by many for his role as Sam in Funke Akindele’s television drama series, Jenifa’s Diary. In a photo post shared on his social media page, the Nollywood actor was spotted with his heartthrob as the two of them shared a warm kiss while they were captured on camera. Awobona in his caption described his partner with beautiful and colorful words. He prayed that the good lord keeps them together till the end of time and also expressed his love for her. “With you I have learnt so much. With you I learnt to appreciate me more. With yo...

There’s no love anywhere, not only in Nollywood – Yul Edochie

There’s no love anywhere, not only in Nollywood – Yul Edochie Nollywood actor and politician, Yul Edochie has reacted to recent viral videos and posts about the lack of genuine love in Nollywood. In his reaction, Yul Edochie Tweeted, ‘they say there’s no love in Nollywood. I laugh. Brethren there’s no love anywhere, not only in Nollywood. The world is tough, it’s a jungle out here. My advice: Don’t wait for anyone to love you, love yourself, help yourself. Work hard, pray & do what’s right in the sight of God’. What’s your thought?

Tragedy Hits Nollywood As Filmmaker Chris Ekejimbe Passes On

Prominent Nigerian filmmaker, Chris Ekejimbe is dead, he passed on at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH. Ekejimbe, a filmmaker and owner of 4Screams Production Company was a board member of the Association of Nollywood Core Producers (ANCOPS) and founder of notable Nollywood social media group, Film4Life. News of his demise was broken to members of the group by founding president of ANCOPS, Mr. Alex Eyengho early Saturday. Folks! Sad day for Nollywood! Chris Ekejimbe just passed on a few moments ago at LUTH. Lord have mercy. I just spoke with the wife!” Eyengho stated. The news has sent shivers round Nollywood camps, with condolence messages pouring in, even from Kigali, Rwanda, where filmmakers and actors are gathered for the 14th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMA...

Nollywood Filmmaker, Femi Odugbemi Plans To Rebrand Nollywood – Read What He Has To Say

Nollywood filmmaker and Academy Director, Multichoice West Africa, Femi Odugbemi has charged young movie practitioners across Africa to take charge of their mode of storytelling, as it is pertinent to tell our unique stories in the most pr0A This he did at the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) initiative panel session which has been described as an indication of the company’s commitment to growing and developing African creative industries.  The session was led by a panel which included members of the MultiChoice leadership including Yolisa Phahle, Video Entertainment CEO, MultiChoice General Entertainment; John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria and Nkateko Mabaso, Acting CEO, M-Net SSA. Speaking at the session, Ugbe said that the MTF was established to ensure better production o...

Photos of Nollywood actors wearing diapers

Photos of Nollywood actors wearing diapers The web went agog last week when photo of two top Nollywood actors in diaper surfaced online. This photo from the set of an upcoming movies caused Nigerians to slam the producer for producing movie way below expectation. Here is how Twitter users bared their minds on their expectation of the Nigerian industry. Thoughts?

Most movie directors can’t afford me – Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade

Most movie directors can’t afford me – Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade   Nollywood sweetheart, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde used to be the face of the Nigerian film industry in years past. Although still a celebrated actress in the growing industry, one can count on the fingertips the number of movies the alluring mother of four has appeared in recent times. Just like her colleague, Jim Iyke, Omosexy has revealed that the reason responsible for her absence on the movie scene is the inability of directors to pay her worth. “Most can’t afford me, some can’t afford what it takes to have me on set. It is a new terrain, all will balance out soon,” she said, during a question and answer session with her fans on Insta-story. The ‘Blood Sister’ role interpreter further indulged her lovers b...

Nollywood Will Soon Collapse – Actress Liz Anjorin Reveals

Popular Nollywood actress, Liz Anjorin has lamented on the imminent collapse of Nigeria’s movie industry. According to the actress, who converted from Christianity to Islam few years ago, the activities of pirates coupled with the lack of investment in the sector might soon lead to its collapse. Anjorin also disclosed that the fear of being stranded should that happen, pushed her into creating other sources of income to survive. She further debunked rumours of being financed by a Sugar Daddy, stating that all her wealth came from hard work and creativity. The actress recently told Punch newspaper: “I decided to put in more hard work and create multiple streams of income after realizing that the movie industry will soon collapse. Nobody wants to go broke and it is that fear that brought out...

I have been aroused twice on movie set – Nollywood actor Bolanle Ninalowo

I have been aroused twice on movie set – Nollywood actor Bolanle Ninalowo Nollywood actor, Bolanle Ninalowo, has gotten involved with most of the most beautiful actresses on movie sets. He is considered as one of the most versatile and physically-built actors in the industry and this has made him the envy of many who wish to be in his shoes. In a chat with Sunday Scoop, the actor confessed that he had been turned on on set. He said: Believe it or not, it probably happened to me once or twice within my entire career. However, my eyes and mind are always on the prize. Maintaining that he doesn’t have a favourite among all the actresses he has acted with, Ninalowo said, I enjoy working with many of them. I have never really seen anyone as special because we simply go and get the job done. I d...

On Lesbianism In Nollywood – A Chat With Actress, Salma Aminu

Popular Abuja-based actress and star of ‘Drift Beyond Conscience’, Salma Aminu has shockingly declared that the issue of lesbianism in Nollywood is exaggerated. In a chat with TS Weekend, the actress bared her mind on rumours of a lesbian clique running Nollywood. She said: “Lesbians are everywhere and not just in the movie industry, so I will say it is outrageous picking on Nollywood. I feel this lesbianism thing is just being exaggerated. Don’t get me wrong, I am not saying they are not in the industry but it has been over blown and over flogged.” When asked if she had been approached by a lesbian before, her response was in the negative. “No, the answer is no,” she responded. The stunning actress admitted that she is currently working on two new projects, which she says will redefine No...

What Nollywood Needs To Win An Oscar – An Interview With Nollywood Filmmaker, Femi Odugbemi

Femi Odugbemi is a Nigerian filmmaker and producer of international repute. His works celebrate the rich diversity of the Nigerian and African experience. He produced Tinsel, a widely acclaimed soap opera that started airing in August 2008. His filmmaking credits include ‘Gidi Blues’, ‘Battleground’, ‘Maroko’ and ‘Bariga Boy’. He is also one of the four Nigerians formally invited into the voting membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States of America. The academy organises and decides the nominations for the universally acclaimed Oscars award for motion pictures. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, he speaks about the possibility of a Nollywood film bagging an Oscar among other issues. Here is a snippet of the interview: Congratulations on your admis...

Nollywood Filmmaker, Omoni Oboli Shares Her Sexual Harrassment Experience In Nollywood

In a recent interview with Pulse Nigeria, popular nollywood actress Omoni Oboli shared her sexual harassment experience in Nollywood. According to Oboli, sexual harassment is not peculiar to the entertainment industry. However, being in the limelight draws attention to the actions of individuals in the industry. “Doctors proposition nurses, nurses’ proposition doctors. It happens in banking [industry], it happens everywhere,” she told Pulse. “Where there are men and women, someone will proposition the other. Somebody will think, “I’m in the position of power [so] I can ask for favours and the other person has no choice but to accept it because I have power over them.” Like several other women in several other industries, Omoni has her own sexual harassme...

Nollywood actor Chinedu Ikedieze Aki honoured By Miami mayor; Bags Distinguished Visitor award

Nollywood actor Chinedu Ikedieze Aki honoured By Miami mayor; Bags Distinguished Visitor award Comic Nollywood actor, Chinedu Ikedizie, aka Aki, has just added another feather to his award cap. The actor who is currently on vacation in Florida was honoured with a distinguished visitor award by Miami Mayor, Francis X. Suarez and the city board of trade members. The 39-year-old Abia born actor who couldn’t keep calm after the award took to the social media to share the good news with fans. His words: Check out his award certificate below: What do you think of Aki’s latest award?

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