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Gani Adams unveils Doris Simeon, Fathia Balogun, Mr Latin others as Olokun Festival ambassadors  


Prominent Nollywood actors – Mr Latin, Doris Simeon and Fathia Balogun have been  named as the new ambassadors of the annual Olokun Festival. Three other actors,  Toyin Adegbola, Wise Rammy Shitta Bay, and Lambert Dikeh arfe among the new ambassadors of the crowd pulling festival The six of them  will be  joining  their colleague, Yomi Fash Lanso  who has been an ...

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Obasanjo Goes into Nollywood, Performs Comedy


Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo just made his acting debut in a new episode of comedy skit “Dele Issues” alongside Nollywood actor Samuel Ajibola. The skit which features Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, is set for release on 14th October, 2017. Samuel Ajibola, more popular by his stage name ‘Spiff’, a character he plays in the popular TV comedy series ‘The johnsons’ Shared ...

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USAID, Google to Reward Two Nollywood Film-Makers with 2 Million


United States Agency for International Development ,USAID, and Google partnering with HomeVida disclosed on Friday they will reward two  film-makers from Nollywood with N1 million each. At a press briefing in Abuja,the reward will favour two film-makers whose productions promote integrity values and positive messaging in government as it announced the commencement of the nomination and selection processes for the endowment. ...

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Mercy Aigbe, Others in Best of Nollywood Awards Nominee List

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Organisers have released the nominee list for the 2017 Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards.   This year over 120 films were screened, including 113 feature films, 7 short films and two TV series. According to the BON team, eight others were disqualified for various reasons.   See the full list of nominees below. Best Actor in a Leading Role (English) Sambasa ...

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Pretty and multi-talented actress Bimbo Oni has released her new flick, ‘1983’ which is presently rocking the youtube with over 50,000 views in just 24hours online. The new Yoruba Movie well sub-titled in English has been described by stakeholders as one of the best story-line to have emanated from the Nollywood. Featuring popular actors like Ibrahim Chatta, Abdul Lateef Adedeji ...

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Mission Accomplished! Benin Film Academy Takes Off


All is now set for the grand take off and orientation class for the first set of aspiring Nollywood greats at Benin Film Academy as the Vice Chancellor and other top management team of Igbinedion University went on a tour of the Academy’s permanent site at 69 Airport Road, GRA, Benin City, to see their level of preparedness. With the ...

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Biafra : Igbos Cannot Fight Together, They Are Not United -Pete Edochie


Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has noted that Igbo people cannot fight any course together because they are not united. Edochie said Igbos are scattered, with no particular goal, adding it is not struggle for anything that will bring them together but their cultural values. According to the 70-year-old thespian, most Igbos do not even speak their language again, while ...

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