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Nigerian Cinema will Soon be Turned to YouTube – Actress Yvonne Jegede Knocks her Colleagues over Rush in Movie Production
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Nigerian Cinema will Soon be Turned to YouTube – Actress Yvonne Jegede Knocks her Colleagues over Rush in Movie Production

Actress Yvonne Jegede has taken a swipe at her colleagues in the Nigeran movie industry over  the rush in movie production. In a tweet she shared, Yvonne Jegede expressed fear of Nigerian cinemas being turned into YouTube with the rush. She tweeted; Today they are on set shooting, and next minute they have a cinema date, next tomorrow the movie don enter cinema. Them go soon turn Nigerian cinema to YouTube.
Bobrisky brags, says he rented entire cinema to watch COMING 2 AMERICA
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Bobrisky brags, says he rented entire cinema to watch COMING 2 AMERICA

Popular Nigerian cross dresser, Bobrisky brags as he revealed that he rented a whole full cinema to watch the newly released movie titled Coming to America 2. He disclosed this on Instagram page on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021. In his words, "I rented a whole full cinema to go watch COMING 2 AMERICA. I wanted my full privacy. That some big girl shit but I fine sha. Na me go kill my guy." See his post below...   Recall that Coming to America 2 was released on March 5 and the movie featured one of Nigerian biggest artistes, Davido who performed his famous 'Assurance' track.
‘Omo Ghetto’ is officially the highest grossing Nollywood movie of all time
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‘Omo Ghetto’ is officially the highest grossing Nollywood movie of all time

Funke Akindele-Bello and JJC Skillz’ directorial debut film “Omo Ghetto (The Saga)” has been named Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie of all time.   The 2020 comedy movie broke a four-year record held by Kemi Adetiba’s 2016 movie “The Wedding Party“, after it grossed N468,036,300 after three straight weeks of maintaining the number one spot according to a statement published by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN).     “The Wedding Party” on the other hand has raked in N453,000,000 while its sequel “The Wedding Party 2” took the third spot with N433,197,377.   While this comes as a surprise as the Nigerian entertainment industry has been crippled by the pandemic, Kemi Adetiba who produced Wedding Party (the former highest-grossing...
Reopen cinemas, Falz, others beg FG
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Reopen cinemas, Falz, others beg FG

Ace rapper, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has called on the Federal Government to reopen the entertainment industry. The son of human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, made this known in a string of tweets on Monday shortly after the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced August 29 as the reopening date for international flights. Like most public places, cinemas and other recreational outlets were shut in March to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. But while some public places like markets, banks, airports, amongst others have been allowed to reopen, cinemas, beaches and other places of relaxation remain closed. Reacting, Falz wrote, “Restaurants have reopened, airlines have been operating, places of worship have also been permitted to reopen. Let’s...
Imasuen’s movie “Son of Mercy” to be released at cinema in June
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Imasuen’s movie “Son of Mercy” to be released at cinema in June

A new movie, ‘Son of Mercy’, being produced and directed by Amen Imasuen in collaboration with St Moscomee Limited will hit the cinemas in June this year. Amen, younger brother to ace movie producer, Lancelot Imasuen, said that the Son of Mercy will change the face of cinema experience in Nigeria as it is a block buster movie that tells a unique story about the youths and the country. He urged Nigerians to accept Nollywood as it is because it is only a reflection of situations in the country. Imasuen who spoke in Akure, Ondo State capital, said the movie was conceived four years ago but many script writers had to review it for it to be approved. His words, “Sons of Mercy is a cinema movie because cinema is the new trend. That is why it is capital intensive. It is not like...
Maduagwu Slams Fake Actors, Actresses to  Stop Disgracing Our Culture
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Maduagwu Slams Fake Actors, Actresses to Stop Disgracing Our Culture

Popular Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu has taken a swipe at some actors, actresses and movie producers in Nollywood. Sharing on Instagram, Uche pointed out that there is no need to use ‘fake accents’ in movies as he called for originality. According to him, their ‘fake acts’ are disgraceful to the ‘Nollywood culture’ The actor wrote in part: “Please stop disgracing our culture. Right now, over 96% of Nigerian movies currently showing at the cinema is flooded with fake foreign accent, this is a national disgrace.” See Photo Here:
Senator Dino Melaye Gets First Cinema Movie Role In ‘Lemonade’
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Senator Dino Melaye Gets First Cinema Movie Role In ‘Lemonade’

Senator Dino Melaye who has been hilariously touted as a candidate for Nollywood has finally clinched his first cinema movie role in a new Nollywood blockbuster titled ‘Lemonade’ set to premiere December 11, 2019 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The Senator, who had had a taste of acting in a new TV series ‘Equity Unbound’ features alongside stellar cast of Kunle Remi, Joy Idoko, Ayoola Ayobami, Linda Osifo, Mofe Duncan, Real Warri Pikin, Chioma Idigo, Sean King, among others. This long anticipated movie is a stimulating account of affection, ambition and determination to succeed irrespective of the circumstances, with strong emphasis on courage, tenacity and diligence. A production of 100% Joy Media Productions and directed by prolific film maker, Lummie Edevibe of Fil...
Emir Sanusi takes his family to the cinema in UK
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Emir Sanusi takes his family to the cinema in UK

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II  flew into England to attend one of his sons graduation ceremony and decided to spend few more days with his children. One of them took to social media to share the family’s fun trip to the cinema and we must say we love. N.B.. anyone notice how rich devoted Muslims have trained their kids to be very simple and covered up? Simple, yet very elegant at the same time? Notice President Buhari’s children too? Northern Governors’ kids? Abeg… if nothing, it’s one thing we should emulate too.. Rich yet simple, classy and all covered up. Away from our small money people with all the flashiness and razzness in the world.
Tiwa Savage Rents Entire Cinema For Son To Watch The Lion King
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Tiwa Savage Rents Entire Cinema For Son To Watch The Lion King

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage rented out an entire Cinema for her son Jamil and his friends to celebrate his birthday yesterday, the singer revealed on her social media page. Jamil was celebrating his 4th birthday and the celebration had been holding since the day started as a party had earlier held at a location. The young boy was captured with Davido's daughter at the birthday party as the duo hugged each other as good friends. His mother later took him and his friends to an undisclosed cinema to watch the new Beyonce's movie, Lion King. Watch Video Tiwa Savage rented out an entire cinema for her son and his friends to watch #TheLionKing in celebration of his 4th birthday yesterday. pic.twitter.com/m3LaYmSBVs — #BBNaija Laila Ijeoma (@LailaIjeoma) July 23, 2019
Sauti Sol’s Bien hires whole cinema to propose to bae, Chiki
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Sauti Sol’s Bien hires whole cinema to propose to bae, Chiki

Another Sauti Sol wedding is in the horizon. Bien Aime Barasa has popped the question. Yesterday evening, he got on one knee and asked his long time girlfriend, Chiki, if she would love to spend the rest of her life with him. She said, “Yes!” CHIKI TOLD HER FANS, “I WAS NOT EXPECTING THIS AT ALL! HIRING OUT A CINEMA, ALL MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS INVOLVED. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU. EASIEST YES I’VE EVER SAID. TO MY HOMIE, MY NIGHA, MY BEST FRIEND AND SHIT MY FIANCÉ, I LOVE YOU.” Bien’s bandmate, Polycarp Otieno shared this special moment to the world. The Sauti Sol guitarist posted on his Instagram a photo of the proposal with the caption. “AND THE WEEK KEEPS GETTING BETTER AND BETTER!!! ❤️❤️ CONGRATULATIONS TO @BIENAIMESOL AND @CHIKIKURUKA!!!” Edith Kimani congratula...
Genevieve Nnaji Alleges Cinema Gang Up Against Her Movie ‘Lion Heart’
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Genevieve Nnaji Alleges Cinema Gang Up Against Her Movie ‘Lion Heart’

Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji is not happy as her globally acclaimed movie, ‘Lionheart’, may not have the privilege of being shown in Nigerian cinemas. In a message currently circulating on WhatsApp and posted on her behalf by Ugoma Adegoke, the CEO of Life House, the actress revealed that although getting to show her directorial debut to her fans has been giving her a mush feeling, unfortunately, not everyone shares her enthusiasm. The statement describes as sad the fact that the very people who pose as Nollywood supporters and promoters of their content are the same people frustrating the efforts of film makers. “FilmOne, one of the major film cinema distributors, has categorically refused to distribute Lionheart, primarily because they have no stake in it. Th...
Tributes For British Director Who Filmed Bowie, Jagger
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Tributes For British Director Who Filmed Bowie, Jagger

Tributes have poured in for late British director Nicolas Roeg, a filmmaker who worked with David Bowie and Mick Jagger and who died at the age of 90 last week. Nicolas Roeg Hollywood star Donald Sutherland, who starred in Roeg’s critically-acclaimed 1973 psychological thriller “Don’t Look Now”, paid tribute to him as a “fearless visionary”. Oscar-winner Sutherland said in a statement that Roeg was a “liberating joy to work for”, adding: “I fell in love with him then and will love him forever”. Roeg’s family said the director died on Friday. Bowie starred in Roeg’s “The Man Who Fell To Earth” as an unhappy alien. Bowie’s filmmaker son Duncan Jones said he was a “great storyteller” and “inimitable”. Roeg also shot “Performance” (1970) starring James Fox as a gangster and Rol...
It Was Emotional For Me Seeing My Daughter Go To University – Mercy Aigbe
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It Was Emotional For Me Seeing My Daughter Go To University – Mercy Aigbe

Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has opened up on how she felt seeing her 17-year-old daughter, Michelle, attend university in another country and according to her, it was an emotional moment for her. In a chat with Sunday Scoop, the actress said: “Her absence hasn’t really been easy. Michelle and I have been together for 17 years before she had to go to university. Letting her go is very emotional for me. I still miss her a lot. She’s a big girl now and she’s starting her own journey in life. I have brought her up well; I have inculcated the values I want her to live by in her. I have given her the foundation and I wish her the best. She’s always in my prayers. It’s just painful that after university, she’ll probably get married.” Sharing tips on her beauty regimen, Aigbe said; “I t...
Abuja Was Lit… Calabar Get Ready To #Xpressurstyle
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Abuja Was Lit… Calabar Get Ready To #Xpressurstyle

We asked Abuja to #xpreesurstyle and they did not hold back at the INDOMIE PRESENTS TRACE IN THE CITY #XPRESSURSTYLE event which held in the capital city, Monday and Tuesday, 20th/21st August 2018.   The much anticipated event kicked-off with a one-of-its-kind concert at The University of Abuja, Main Auditorium with performances by some of Naija’s hottest artist such as @reekadobanks @deejayfactor @classiq, @iamjimmie, @morellakilah and a host of others. True to it’s title, attendees did not only express their uniqueness in fashion and dance, but also had the opportunity to express it in their Indomie recipe as Indomie celebrity chef @miyonsea, was available at the special Indomie Hub, to dish out delicious bowls of indomie made to just your style. There were also lots of ...
How Nigerian Ladies Are Eating Up Entire Salaries Of Boyfriends In Nigeria
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How Nigerian Ladies Are Eating Up Entire Salaries Of Boyfriends In Nigeria

Nigerian relationship blogger and online psychologist, Joro Olumofin has shared a conservative report of how expensive it is to manage Nigerian ladies. There is a popular saying that there is no romance without finance in Nigeria, leaving several matured men to grab their pillows all through the night due to their inability to run a relationship with the opposite s*x. A report shows how it is expensive to manage the financial affairs of a lady in the country, in the face of a dwindling economy and country which has become the poverty capital of the world ahead of India. Joro Olumofin who is a relationship expert and self-acclaimed love doctor has this to say: The Average salary of a Nigerian man with Bsc & Msc is N120,000 a month. Is this enough to maintain a relation...
Asaba Films And The Ones In The Cinema Are Not So Different – Maureen Solomon Speaks On Nollywood And Why She Stopped Acting For 7 Years
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Asaba Films And The Ones In The Cinema Are Not So Different – Maureen Solomon Speaks On Nollywood And Why She Stopped Acting For 7 Years

Nollywood actress Maureen Solomon, who has been MIA from the movie industry for 7-years in a new interview with Inside Nollywood opened up about her absence and her take on the films produced these days. According to Maureen, Asaba produced films are not different from the ones shown in the cinemas. Read her interview below; It seems marriage has changed you. You look more beautiful, what is the secret? Thank you dear. First of all, it is God that has made me beautiful. I know and I am sure that it’s Him. Secondly, I don’t go out much. So, it’s peace of mind, nothing much and no secret really. You’re one of the actresses that people loved to watch in those days. Your fans would like to know why you have been off the screen for so long? It’s not so much silence because I w...
Nigerian Couple Caught On Camera Having Sex In A Cinema in Lagos, Don Jazzy Reacts
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Nigerian Couple Caught On Camera Having Sex In A Cinema in Lagos, Don Jazzy Reacts

A Nigerian couple who decided to get a little kinky by having sex in the cinema were caught on CCTV and the video has gone viral. The yet to be identified couple went down on themselves since they were the only one in the Cinema and even music producer Don Jazzy reacted to it. Don Jazzy has this to say Read some comments from Nigerian below; mr_obi.i – There is nothing bad in trying some little adventure!! Nigerian cinemas and there mofo brains they can get sued for that rubbish!! @tundeednut them fit sue you too I know you know better living in the US just know your limits with all these entertainment business! queenlopez143 – Ah swear i love dis couple.. Dis is d kinda adventure i’d love to be doing with my future boo.. These cinema crew re mad for exposing dis* alluring_...
DJ Cuppy Rents Out Entire Cinema To Watch Black Panther In Dubai With Boyfriend
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DJ Cuppy Rents Out Entire Cinema To Watch Black Panther In Dubai With Boyfriend

Billionaire’s daughter cum disc jockey, Florence Otedola, DJ Cuppy and her boyfriend, who’s Davido’s manager, Asa Asika, have given us another episode of couple goals. The lovebirds who currently are in Dubai for vacation, rented a cinema just to see Hollywood blockbuster movie, Black Panther – Cuppy shared this with us with a video on her instastory, which she captioned, FINALLY BLACK PANTHER MOVIE, HAD TO RENT OUT THE WHOLE CINEMA FOR THE CULTURE Yup people! Money can do that… You know, a rapper said “when the money talks, I’m willing to shut up all night” OTEDOLA WITH THE MONEY OH! Lol… We got a hint of the couple’s affair earlier this year when Cuppy referred to him as “My Boo” when they were about to go on a vacation in Cape Town. We were finally ascertained that they h...
“If Not For Guys, Ladies Wouldn’t Have Eaten Pizza, Shawarma Or Been To The Cinema” – Nigerian Lady
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“If Not For Guys, Ladies Wouldn’t Have Eaten Pizza, Shawarma Or Been To The Cinema” – Nigerian Lady

A Nigerian lady identified as Ezreal Ani on Twitter, has caused commotion on the platform after she made a controversial statement about girls. The lady is of the notion that most girls don’t have the means to enjoy themselves. According to her, most girls wouldn’t have eaten pizza, shawarma or even gone to the cinema if not that guys are the ones taking them there. If not for guys, most girls wouldn’t have eaten pizza, shawarma or been to the cinema Her statement has caused a frenzy online and females, most especially, are not having it – most of them are saying she should speak for herself and not generalize the whole thingy.
Nigerian Lady Angered By A Slay Queen’s Outfit To The Cinema
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Nigerian Lady Angered By A Slay Queen’s Outfit To The Cinema

A Nigerian lady identified as Yetunde Agbanigo, took to her social space to lament on what a slay queen wore to the cinema. According to Yetunde, she can not understand why anyone would want to dress this way. ”#temporarypost Hello everyone sumn happened yesterday and up till now I am still angry.. Don’t coman tell me it’s none of my business cos it is  .so it happened that I and my friends went to see a movie at #theventuramall #samonda #Ibadan Yesterday and while were leaving we saw this #omoshepeteri .as in is this fashion or madness……when did looking sexy become being naked? Do you have to expose your body like this to get attention? “Chai my body dey hot seriously” in as much as I have so much to type, this anger just made everything vanished… For mall o… When it’s not club   Toh....
Traffic Jam, Tonto Dikeh Rides With An Okada To The Cinema “See Photos”
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Traffic Jam, Tonto Dikeh Rides With An Okada To The Cinema “See Photos”

Nollywood actress, mother of one Tonto Dikeh spotted on an okada as she ditched her car yesterday to get to the cinema for her new movie promo. having fun as you can see the beautiful actress shared the video via her Instagram as she smiled through the journey and made it on time to the cinema. See photos below; Well that showed how much she wanted to see that movie.
Mayorkun Rents A Whole Cinema To Watch Movie In Owerri
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Mayorkun Rents A Whole Cinema To Watch Movie In Owerri

DMW artiste, Mayorkun took to his Instagram to reveal that he rented out a whole Cinema in Owerri to watch “Banana Island Ghost”. He captioned the photo: “Mama Life’, Rented out the whole cinema just to watch ‘Banana Island Ghost’ Loool its such a great movie! @theonlychigul #BananaIslandGhost”
Actress Toyin Abraham’s Alakada Reloaded Movie Nets In N75million
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Actress Toyin Abraham’s Alakada Reloaded Movie Nets In N75million

The hilarious comedy movie which made it cinema debut on the 26th of May has continued to surpass the producer’s imagination, considering the language as the movie was predominantly done in Yoruba language. “I am grateful for the astonishing success recorded by Alakada Reloaded movie. It has grossed a total of 75million naira since its cinema debut” says Toyin Abraham. “I am grateful, in fact ‘grateful’ is not enough to describe how I feel. We have made 75million and this sale is not just limited to Yoruba speaking states despite the movie’s predominant language being Yoruba. The way the movie was received by everyone in spite of language is just mind blowing. I am thankful to God, to all my fans and to all Nigerians, I love you. I am also extremely thankful to Mr Bola Oba Sa’ad, ...
Toyin Abraham’s ‘Alakada Reloaded’ Sold Out 10 Full Halls In One Cinema On Day One
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Toyin Abraham’s ‘Alakada Reloaded’ Sold Out 10 Full Halls In One Cinema On Day One

Toyin Abraham’s Alakada Reloaded which made its cinema debut yesterday, Friday, 26th May made an unprecedented ground breaking record. The comedy movie not only recorded sold out all at different times in different cinemas across the country, but also sold out 10 full Halls in a single cinema. ‘Alakada Reloaded’ sold out quickly several minutes before each show is to start, with many people still waiting in line. One cinema which had initially allotted only 3 showing time was forced to increase the showing time and also allot two halls for most in order to cater for the people who trooped out in large numbers to see the much awaited movie. The movie eventually sold out a total of 10 halls in the cinema and recorded sold out all in some others. Reacting to the turnout of people at the cin...
What A Husband Told His Wife The Night Of Their Wedding
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What A Husband Told His Wife The Night Of Their Wedding

My wife, everyone has gone home. The music is quiet, the celebration is over. Our wedding was beautiful but it is now in the past. We have finished the wedding/marriage, it is now time to build our marriage. All that is left now is the two of us… What we will become tomorrow, starts from tonight. Our life is no longer the same. There was a day you put on one red dress… You looked so beautiful in it. That Day I wanted to just touch you! We were in the Cinema and I was so tempted. I wanted to just take you inside the toilet and kiss you but I couldn’t. Guess what? Now I have you forever, I can do that everyday. Before I take off your cloth and make love to you… let me tell you few things. I have nothing to hide from you from this day. My phone, you can use it like your own. You can ac...
#Bbnaija: Efe Visits P-Square’s Banana Island Mansion
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#Bbnaija: Efe Visits P-Square’s Banana Island Mansion

Big Brother Naija Winner, Efe chilled in Psquare mansion at Banana Island today. He chilled with Peter, Paul, DJ Switch, Cameron ( Peter's Son) and his wife, Lola. The time spent was partially streamed on Instagram live, with Efe taking a full tour of the house, spending time at his cinema, pool and other part of their home. They also shared wisdom and advice between themselves, with Efe humbly listening. We hope they hit the studio, all we want na good music
Omoni Oboli Makes History As Okafor’s Law’ Continually Sells Out Everyday Since Cinema Debut
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Omoni Oboli Makes History As Okafor’s Law’ Continually Sells Out Everyday Since Cinema Debut

Omoni Oboli’s ‘Okafor’s Law’ has continued to maintain No.1 spot since it made its cinema debut on March 31st, as the movie ticket has consistently sold out at different cinemas across the country. The romantic comedy movie since its debut has consistently sold out every day at different times in different cinemas across the country. People, in large numbers, have been flooding the cinemas daily to watch the latest nollywood flick and they have all come out with smiles and good testimonies concerning the movie. Reacting to the turnouts of people at the cinemas to watch the movie, Producer and Director of Okafor’s law, Omoni Oboli said “Actors in Okafor’s law have been visiting the cinemas at different locations, and we have all been surprised at the reception from fans all over the countr...
Walking Dead Viewer Backlash Changed Plans
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Walking Dead Viewer Backlash Changed Plans

The Walking Dead producers toned down some of the violence in the first half of season seven after the strong viewer backlash to a gruesome killing scene in the season opener. "Walking Dead" exec producer Gale Anne Hurd acknowledged Wednesday that the negative response to the bludgeon slayings of two key characters in the premiere prompted producers to make adjustments in episodes that were still in production. "We were able to look at the feedback on the level of violence," Hurd said during a panel session at the NATPE conference. "We did tone it down for episodes we were still filming for later on in the season." Hurd spoke on a panel with AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan and "Fear the Walking Dead" star Colman Domingo. Sapan and Hurd also noted that the extreme reaction ...
Bimbo Akintola Debut New Look
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Bimbo Akintola Debut New Look

Nollywood star actress, Bimbo Akintola goes almost unrecognizable as she posed for pictures at the Genesis cinema. The beautiful actress was spotted at the Genesis cinema in Lekki as 93 days movie hits the cinema. Yay or Nay?

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