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Genevieve’s ‘Lionheart’ Screened At Bonhams African Art In London

Nigerian Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji's ‘Lionheart’ was screened at Bonhams African Art Gallery in London. The screening held during the 2019 International Women’s Day celebration. Recall that ‘Lionheart’ premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival in Ontario, Canada, and was acquired and released worldwide by Netflix on January 4, making it the first Netflix original film produced in Nigeria. The movie which was screened for the first time at the festival on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 depicts a story!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Tonto Dikeh Lied About Full Custody Of Our Son – Churchill Olakunle

Nigerian actress, Tonto Dikeh's Ex-Husband, Churchill Olakunle has come out to debunk the claims that the actress has won a full custody of their son, King. In a statement released by Churchill Olakunle’s Lawyer, Barrister Nwoke, he said news spreading around that a customary court in Abuja had granted full custody of their son, King was false. According to the report filed, a blogger who was reportedly under Tonto Dikeh's payroll defamed his character by calling him names. Recall it was reported that the actress!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Three Nollywood Films Selected For Hollywood Exhibition

Three Nollywood films have been selected for showcase at the 2019 edition of ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ scheduled to hold on March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA. The movies to be showcased are, Lionheart, King of Boys and Up North. The second edition of the event is jointly organized by O2A Media, School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California and The American Cinemateque, operators of the historic Egyptian Theater. The event is said to begin with a red carpet and a screening at the…

Nollywood Producer Speaks On Sexual Harassment Experience With Colleague

Nollywood writer and Filmmaker, Blessing Effiom Egbe has revealed her sexual harassment experience since she joined the Nigerian movie industry. Blessing Egbe made the revelation during an interview with Everything Entertainment, stating how a filmmaker and a marketer harassed her sexually while she was an upcoming act. Egbe said a prominent filmmaker, whom she refused to disclose his name, tried having sex with her in exchange for movie roles. She said: “The harassment came from a prominent writer, producer, director who…

Yvonne Jegede Dedicates Child Amidst Marriage Crisis

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, on Sunday, dedicated her son, Xavier at a church in Lagos Nigeria. Jegede's husband Olakunle 'Abounce' Fawole was allegedly absent at the dedication ceremony. Recall that the actress reportedly left her 2-year-old marriage to Abounce due to the paternity of their child who was welcomed in 2018 The movie star took to her Instagram page where she posted a photo of the baby and thanked a number of friends who turned up for the dedication. she captioned the photo. "Thank you to…

Prophet Who Said Funke Akindele Would Never Have Children Speaks Again

Nigerian prophet and founder of Blessing and Miracle Church of Christ, Faleyimu Olagoroye, who prophesied that Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, may never get pregnant, has taken to social media to defend his claim. Following the news of Funke Akindele's birth of twins in December 2018, Olagoroye took to Instagram to say the actress opted for IVF. The prophet had once alleged that Akindele chose wealth and fame over children, adding that she was going to get married to a gate-man. According to him, IVF is not…

Illegal Film Upload Online Is A Sin Against God – Uche Jombo

Nollywood Actress and filmmaker, Uche Jombo has taken to social media to reveal that illegal film upload/piracy is a sin against God and filmmakers. The filmmaker took to Instagram to narrate to fans how one of her films, ‘Damage,’ was illegally uploaded. Jumbo further explained how she challenged the people behind the upload and was called an impostor. She wrote: “Let's discuss Nollywood illegal uploads please which is not just a sin against the film makers but sin against God. “Had an interesting chat with some…

I Was Told I Would Fail As A Producer, Says Wole Arole

Comedian and actor, Oluwatoyin Bayegun popularly known as Woli Arole, has revealed he was discouraged from producing movies. According to the comedian, he was told that he would not succeed as a producer. This is coming after a successful running in the cinemas across the country with his first movie, ‘The Call’. He said; so far, ‘The Call’ is the highest selling Nollywood movie in 2019. He took to his Instagram page to write: “Today makes it one month that my movie #THECALLMOVIE has been at the cinemas and it’s…

‘I Was A Victim Twice,’ Uche Jombo Speaks On Sexual Assault In Nollywood

Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Uche Jombo, has disclosed that she has been a victim of sexual assault during her early days in the Nigerian movie industry. The actress made this revelation during an interview with Hip TV while speaking on the widespread allegations of sexual assault on upcoming actresses. According to Jombo, she was denied movie roles because she declined sex requests. She said people who engage in such acts should be called out, explaining that this would force Nollywood recruiters and…

Kunle Afolayan Releases Trailer Of New Movie ‘Mokalik’.

Filmmaker and producer, Kunle Afolayan has released the trailer of his new movie ‘Mokalik’. Mokalik, which means mechanic, is said to drop on the 1st of February. It features music star Simi, actors to include Femi Adebayo, Charles Okocha, Faithia Williams, Lateef Oladimeji, and comic actors like Wale Akorede (Okunu), Ayo Ogunshina (Papa Lolo) and Dayo Akinpelu (Alabi Yellow). Afolayan disclosed that they have sealed a deal with Netflix for the movie to stream online. He further explained that the deal with…
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