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Nollywood Military-Themed Movie, Eagle Wings Premieres In Lagos
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Nollywood Military-Themed Movie, Eagle Wings Premieres In Lagos

Movie lovers, practitioners and critics who graced the premiere of ‘Eagle Wings’ penultimate Sunday at Blue Pictures Cinema, Lagos will definitely agree that the blockbuster has set a record in the Nigerian movie industry. The military-themed movie, a first of its kind in Nigeria, was produced and directed by Paul Apel Papel in partnership with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Investments Limited, an investment arm of the NAF. Eagle Wings’ follows the story of an Air Force Fighter pilot who must navigate his way to safety amid an insurgency. It highlights the sacrifices of the military in combating insecurity and keeping the peace of the nation. The movie also explores the often tragic, yet thrilling mission in battling for life, peace, and freedom to love, in the face of great dange...
Actors Guild Launches Fund For Ailing Members
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Actors Guild Launches Fund For Ailing Members

Piqued by the spate of life-threatening ailments and sudden deaths that have engulfed the Nigerian movie industry in recent times, the leadership of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has launched an internal appeal fund to support the families of their deceased members as well as provide quick medical interventions for those who are bedridden for various ailments. This was made known in a statement issued, Monday, by Kemi Adekomi, Senior Special Adviser to AGN President on Media and Publicity. According to the statement, AGN President, Emeka Rollas is highly saddened by the recent spate of deaths in the industry. The statement read: “As is his usual style of carrying members of the Guild along in all he does, the President has been making a passionate appeal to members and Nol...
Yoruba actress, Kehinde Adepeko welcomes baby girl
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Yoruba actress, Kehinde Adepeko welcomes baby girl

Its certainly raining babies this month of August in the Nigerian movie industry as yet another actress, Kehinde Adepeko just welcomed a baby girl. Sharing the good news on Instagram this morning, the actress wrote, 'I thank God for the journey of life as God has blessed me with a bouncing baby girl , may God bless my beautiful baby with wisdom, knowledge and understanding'.
Nollywood Director, Seun Manuel Writes Open Letter To Tonto Dikeh
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Nollywood Director, Seun Manuel Writes Open Letter To Tonto Dikeh

DEAR TONTO DIKEH CONSIDER LICKING HONEY MORE OFTEN TO DEAL WITH YOUR BITTERNESS Renowned American poet, singer and memoirist Maya Angelou, once etched these wise words about Bitterness; “Bitterness is a Cancer – it eats up the host. It doesn’t do anything to the object of it’s displeasure.” When in 2006 you made a humbling entrant on the big Nigerian movie industry, you were received with expectations that your career held infinite promises, and you were going to be a significant reference point and success story to aspiring younger girls coming behind you. I must confess, you have disappointed a lot of us that believed you held promises, and you have beyond doubt faired extremely poorly too as a role model. A simple fact check suggests that you have thrived more for inter...
Video About Bobrisky Was For Posterity Sake – Charles Anwurum
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Video About Bobrisky Was For Posterity Sake – Charles Anwurum

Charles Awurum who few days ago called out Nollywood producers and directors for giving Bobrisky a place in their movies, has stated that the video he made was for posterity sake. Recall after the veteran Nollywood actor stated that featuring the cross-dresser in movies is a shame to the industry, Bobrisky insulted him in a post he shared on Instagram. The video also got the attention of Etinosa who also took a swipe at him. However speaking to Saturday Beats, Charles Awurum said the video he made in which he called out Bobrisky and Nollywood producers was for posterity sake. “I don’t even want to make further statements about this issue. What I said was for posterity sake. When they started producing pornographic movies in Asaba, I was one of the people who cried out about it. I...
Focus On My Talent, Not On My Boobs – Peggy Onah
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Focus On My Talent, Not On My Boobs – Peggy Onah

Pretty and busty Peggy Onah is one of the rising talents in the competitive Nigerian movie industry. Unlike most actresses would need to show their boobs to flaunt their sex appeal, Onah believes in flaunting her talent than her boobs. The actress who broke into Nollywood via the movie ‘Toskana’ noted that she doesn’t want people to focus on her boobs. She made this known in a recent encounter with TheNewsGuru. “No I don’t like it when people focus on my boobs rather than on my talent. My talent is what makes me unique and not my boobs”.
I’m A Born-Again Christian, Not Evil – Veteran Actor, Sunny Mcdon
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I’m A Born-Again Christian, Not Evil – Veteran Actor, Sunny Mcdon

Veteran actor, Sunny McDon W, has been in the Nigerian movie industry for over three decades and has played several roles in the course of his career. However, in the early stage of his career, he was known to feature mostly in movies that bordered on voodoo, a part he played well. Soon enough he carved a niche for himself playing such roles. While some people might believe that he is diabolical, the ace actor was quick to emphasise that he is a born-again Christian. “I am not diabolical, I’m a born-again Christian. I was born a Christian at Assemblies of God’s church. As a child, I was a bit radical and I pulled some pranks when I was in school and all that experience has helped me define my vision because experience helps you in anything you do. Unfortunately, I was being typec...
My Tribal Marks Have Cost Me Movie Roles – Actress, Bimbo Ogunowo
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My Tribal Marks Have Cost Me Movie Roles – Actress, Bimbo Ogunowo

Even with what many would perpetually regard a stigma, popular Nollywood actress, Bimbo Ogunowo, has struggled to become a household name in the Nigerian movie industry. In a chat with Vanguard, the alluring actress who has starred in movies including; Eldorado, Ifejafunmi, Ajoje, Ifeofoju and some other top rated Nollywood movies, recounted how the tribal marks on her pretty face has been a problem to her make-belief career. According to Bimbo, her tribal marks have made her lose many mouth-watering movie roles. “When I was growing up I used to feel shy about my tribal marks. Anytime I looked into the Mirror, I tried to clean them off, wishing I never had them. Sometimes I wished I could query my parents or the old man that drew the marks on my face”. She added, “This affec...
Jim Iyke Growing Huge Boobs
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Jim Iyke Growing Huge Boobs

US based Nigerian actor, Jim Iyke who is currently in the country shared an all white swagged up photo on his social media recently that has shown that the nollywood actor has been growing a huge boob on his chest. It seems like the bad boy of the Nigerian movie industry has somehow accumulated a lot of fat in his ‘breast’ region which has grown so much like that of a teenage girl beginning the journey of breast development. Jim is actually going through a medical condition called ‘Gynecomastia’ which is a common disorder of the endocrine system in which there is a non-cancerous increase in the size of male breast tissue.

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