For ‘raping’ minor, actors guild slams ban on popular Nollywood figure

June 18, 2022 Editor 0

Popular Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong, has been slammed suspension by the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) for allegedly raping minor. AGN President, Emeka Rollas, disclosed this on Saturday in a statement signed by its Director of Communications and veteran actress, Monalisa Chinda. According to the statement, “Actor Moses Armstrong has been placed on indefinite suspension by the National Executive Committee Read More

Breaking: Another Nollywood star is dead

May 4, 2022 Editor 0

A prominent Nollywood actor David Osagie has passed on. The popular Nollywood was known for acting “King roles” in the Nigerian film industry. Osagie was said to have died on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Colleagues of the veteran Nollywood actor, who took to social media network, Instagram to share the sad news of his demise, said he was on set Read More

Another popular Nollywood star slumps, dies

April 30, 2022 Editor 0

Nollywood Actress Chinedu Bernard has slumped in a church and was confirmed dead in a hospital. The ‘Big Mama’s Stick’ actress was reportedly confirmed dead by doctors at the East Side hospital in Enugu State. She was said to have slumped while cleaning the Chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church inside the Federal Housing area in Enugu State. According to reports, Read More

Breaking: Popular Nollywood actor is dead

April 1, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A popular Nollywood actor, Kunle Adetokunbo, popularly known as “Dejo Tunfulu” has been announced dead on Friday. One of the colleagues of the deceased, Kunle Afod, announced the death of the prominent Yoruba comic actor via his verified Instagram page. According to Kunle: “You posted this few days ago Dejo Haaaaaaaaa this is so sad PressyTunfuluDaddy Junior. Still can’t believe Read More

IWD: Showmax celebrates 30 Nollywood women

March 15, 2022 John Oba Abuja 0

As the world continue to mark the 2022 International Women’s Day, Showmax, an online subscription video on demand (SVOD) service which was launched in South Africa on 19 August 2015, has announced that they would be putting out profiles of Nollywood women daily to celebrate women’s history month. The streaming platform is taking the celebrations a notch higher with a Read More

Actors Guild mourns ‘Natty’ of New Masquerade

February 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Actors Guild of Nigeria mourns veteran actor, Romanus Amuta, popularly known as “Natty,” aged 79, who died on February 9, 2022, after battling a protracted ailment. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Amuta became famous as Natty in the New Masquerade, a popular Nigerian sitcom that aired during the 1980s until the mid-1990s on the Nigerian Television Read More

Miraculous! Veteran actress, Iyabo Oko, resurrects hours after doctor pronounced her dead

January 6, 2022 Editor 0

A veteran actress, Sidikat Odukanwi, popularly known as Iyabo Oko on Thursday resurrected hours after she was confirmed dead. Her daughter Bisi Aisha had on Wednesday evening revealed via her social media handle that Iyabo Oko passed on, aged 61. However, Aisha on Thursday morning said, “Wonderful being, she moved her hand after being confirmed dead three hours ago. God, Read More

Retract your allegations or face N50bn suit, Abuja Business man tells Toke Makinwa

January 1, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

An on air personality/Nollywood actress Toke Makinwa has been given 48 hours ultimatum to retract “the false allegation made against an Abuja Businessman or risk N50 billion defamation law suit. In the said allegation which was published in some Online media platforms, Makinwa accused Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu of dating and making false promises to her. But while refuting the allegation, Read More

Breaking: Another popular Nollywood actor, Daddy Sam, is dead

December 23, 2021 Editor 0

A veteran and popular Nollywood actor Sam Obiago also known as Daddy Sam has passed on. The death of Daddy Sam who was said to ill in the past few days was disclosed by the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria Emeka Rollas on social media on Thursday morning. Details loading…

AMAA 2021 Awards: See full list of winners

November 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The African Movies Academy Awards (AMAA) on Sunday held its award for the year 2021. The award held in Lagos with many outstanding individuals bagging awards. See full list of winners below:  EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2021 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILMMeat – Uganda (WINNER)Enroute – Bourkina FassoA Better Friend – GhanaFind Me By The River – South AfricaIn Extremis – Read More

At last, popular actress, Joke Silva, reveals health condition of husband, Olu Jacobs

November 21, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran actress, Joke Silva, has revealed the health condition of her husband and fellow actor, Olu Jacobs. The actor has been off the movie screens but recently he was seen publicly at Africa International Film Festival Awards (AFRIFF) in Lagos, looking frail. The actress in an interview with Chude Jideonwo aired on Channels Television on Saturday revealed that her husband Read More

Togo varsity confers Nollywood actor, Uzee, with doctorate degree

November 3, 2021 Editor 0

It was all smiles and encomiums when Nollywood filmmaker, producer and actor, Uzee Usman, was awarded a Honorary Doctorate Degree by iheris University Togo. The event which took place on Saturday October 30, 2021 was well attended by dignitaries from all walks of life. He was conferred with honorary doctorate doctorate degree on media and communication studies. According to the Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

Ebonyi indigenes demand release of detained Journalist over Facebook post

October 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has faulted the state government of Engr David Umahi, for implementing Cybercrime Prohibition Law in the state without a public hearing. The group however, demanded immediate release of a Radio presenter, Godfrey Chikwere, arrested and detained over a Facebook post on the order of the state government. In a statement Read More

I’m a man with more than 9 lives – Charly Boy

September 18, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s weird musician and song writer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, aka charly boy whose latest efforts in the film and music industry is causing waves across the local and international scenes has said that he is a man of more than nine lives.  Charly Boy who is currently enjoying a post- COVID deserved holidays in London revealed  that he could count Read More

Gulder Ultimate Search: The Form, how to apply

September 1, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Organisers say the new season of GUS is open to receiving applications from Nigerians between 21-35 years from September 1, 2021, via its online registration platform www.gulderultimatesearch.ng How do you do it?To submit an application, all you have to do is head to the GUS website. Here, applicants must enter their personal details, upload a photograph, and answer a few Read More

Breaking: 2 veteran actors dead in less than 24 hours

August 27, 2021 Editor 0

Two veteran nollywood actors Ifeanyi Dike and Victor Olaotan have passed on. While Dike died on Friday morning, Olaotan was confirmed dead on Thursday evening. Both died after suffering from illness. Dike has been down with kidney illness since 2011 after which he underwent a successful kidney transplant in India.  Olaotan had celebrated his 69th birthday on Wednesday, February 17, Read More

Breaking: Another nollywood star is dead

August 16, 2021 Editor 0

The Chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos State Chapter, Emeka Rising Ibe, on Monday confirmed the death of its members Doris Chima. Chima was said to have suffered breast cancer in past years. Ibe who expressed sadness over her death said the deceased was a dedicated member and a good woman. Another popular nollywood actress Rachel Oniga had Read More

Why producers are crazy about me, by Samira Saje

August 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

Samira Rukayya Saje, 26, a graduate of Kaduna Polytechnic, tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that she has proved to the world that Kannywood actresses are not as cheap as they are portrayed. She also reveals why producers want her to feature in their films. How did you emerge as Stroke Ambassador? Well, they saw my profile on the internet Read More