Wednesday, October 1, 2014

JOKE SILVA, OMOTOLA JALADE EKEINDE, BAG NATIONAL HONOURS


Nollywood stars, Joke Silva, and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, were on Monday (September 29, 2014), conferred with the Nigerian national honour of Member of the Federal Republic. They received their medal and certificate at a ceremony, which was held at the International Conference Center, Abuja. Join us in confratulating them on this honor. Check out some pictures from the ceremony after the cut ...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SPOTTED: INI EDO, KOK, SAMMIE OKPOSO, AND DADDY SHOWKEY


Nollywood stars Ini Edo and Kanayo O. Kanayo, were seen last Sunday at Lagos Domestic Airport with musicians, Sammie Okposo and Daddy Showkey. Check out some of the pictures they took together after the cut ...

Monday, September 29, 2014

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: BIMBO THOMAS


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (September 29) is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Bimbo Thomas. She grew up on Lagos Island. She attended the University of Lagos, where she majored in Creative Arts. Some of her movies are Omo Ghetto, Afun Aye, and Opolo. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

WHAT FUNKE AKINDELE WORE TO THE PREMIERE OF 'OCTOBER 1'


Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, was at the premiere of Kunle Afolayan's psychological thriller, October 1, which took place yesterday in Lagos. For the event, the actress went retro, wearing flared trousers, and a colourful long-sleeve top. 

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: JOKE SILVA


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (September 29) is the birthday of veteran actress, Joke Silva. She is from Lagos State, Nigeria. She studied English at the University of Lagos, and later Drama at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts (London, England). She is married to veteran actor, Olu Jacobs. Some of the movies she has appeared in are Violated, Silent Night, Women’s Cot, 30 Days, The Amazing Grace, and Tango With Me. In 2006, she won the AMAA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (AMAA 2006) for her role in Women’s Cot. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

GENEVIEVE SET TO LAUNCH ONLINE SALES OF FASHION LINE


Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji, is set to begin online sales of clothes from her fashion label, St. Genevieve. The clothes will be exclusively available from online retailer, Jumia. She has been doing a photoshoot for her fashion line. Check out a behind-the-scenes video from the photoshoot after the cut ... 

Saturday, September 27, 2014

CHECK OUT FUNKE AKINDELE'S STUNNING LOOK AT THE OPENING OF MVP CLUB


Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, attended the opening of MVP Club, which took place yesterday (September 26) in Lagos. The club is owned by Nigerian comedian, Ayo 'AY' Makun. Check out some pictures of the actress at the event after the cut ...

BEAUTIFUL! GENEVIEVE NNAJI SHARES MAKEUP-FREE PHOTO


Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji, posted this makeup free photo on Instagram last Thursday. The picture shows the actress at a photoshoot with makeup artist, Lola Maja-Okojevoh, and acclaimed photograper, Kelechi Amadi Obi.

Friday, September 26, 2014

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: JOYCE KALU


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (September 26) is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Joyce Kalu. She is from Abia State, Nigeria. She attended the University of Port Harcourt. Some of her movies are Agony of a Prince, Throne of GloryBattle of Kings, Brother's War, and Little Calabash. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: JIM IYJKE


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (September 25) is the birthday of Nollywood star, Jim Iyke. He is from Enugu Agidi in Anambra State, Nigeria. He attended the University of Jos, where he studied Psychology. Some of his movies are Fatal Seduction, Kings Battle, Love My Way, Beyonce and Rihanna, Crime Kingdom, and Last Flight to Abuja. Join us in wishing him a happy birthday.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: SEGUN ARINZE


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (September 24) is the birthday of Nollywood star, Segun Arinze. He is from Badagry, Lagos. He attended Obafemi Awolowo University, where he studied Dramatic Arts. Some of his movies are Battle of Love, Silent Night, Church Business, and 30 Days. Join us in wishing him a happy birthday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

IKE NNAEBUE'S 'FALSE' TOPS NMA 2014 NOMINATION LIST


Ike Nnaebue’s movie, False, topped the recently released nomination list for Nollywood Movies Awards (NMA) 2014, with eleven nominations. The movie, which was written and directed by Ike Nnaebue, features great acting by Uche Jombo, Kate Henshaw, Kalu Ikeagwu and Oma Iyasara. In 2013, False received three nominations at Houston-based Golden Icons Academy Awards (GIAMA), and Kate Henshaw won Best Supporting Actress at GIAMA 2013 for her performance in False. Meanwhile, Ike Nnaebue's new movie, The Other Side, will be premiered in Houston, Texas, on October 26, 2014. The Other Side was filmed entirely in Houston, and it features Uche Jombo, Chet Anekwe, and Dtymi Ngozi Ibe. Following are the nominations which False received at NMA 2014:

JIMMY JEAN-LOUIS, YVONNE NELSON, YVONNE OKORO, VAN VICKER, AND OTHERS AT LYDIA FORSON'S PREMIERE


AMAA winner, Lydia Forson, premiered her first poduction, A Letter from Adam, at Silverbird Cinemas, Accra, last Friday (September 19). The premiere was attended by many celebrities, some of whom were Jimmy Jean-Louis, Yvonne Nelson, Yvonne Okoro, Reggie Rockstone, Van Vicker, Elikem Kumordzie, Sandra Ankobiah, and Pascal Amanfo. A Letter From Adam is a romantic drama directed by Atlanta-based Ghanaian director, Sam Kessie. It is a contemporary story about love, loss and hope. It stars Lydia Forson, Wale Ojo, Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku, Akorfa Edjeani, Albert Jackson, and Fred Kanebi. Check out some pictures from the premiere after the cut ...

Monday, September 22, 2014

WHO WORE IT BETTER? FUNKE AKINDELE OR RITA DOMINIC?


Nollywood stars, Funke Akindele and Rita Dominic, both attended the wedding of Senator Florence Ita-Giwa's daughter, which took place last Saturday. However, they took different approaches to the aso-ebi outfit, which they wore for the event. So, who wore it better? Funke Akindele or Rita Dominic?

MONALISA CHINDA, SEGUN ARINZE, IBINABO FIBERESIMA WALK FOR CHARITY


On September 13, 2014, Monalisa Chinda, participated in Slum2School Africa's charity fundraising walk, which took place in Lagos. The objective was to raise funds to support the education of 1000 children living in slums and remote communities in Nigeria. Others who participated in the walk are AY, Alibaba, Julius Agwu, Ufuoma Ejenobor, Timi Dakolo, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Tonye Cole, and Segun Arinze. Monalisa Chinda, was also appointed a Slum2School Africa ambassador. Check out some pictures from the charity walk after the cut ...

PHOTOS: MONALISA CHINDA'S BIRTHDAY DINNER


Nollywood star, Monalisa Chinda, marked her 40th birthday with friends and colleagues at a private birthday dinner on Saturday, 13 September 2014. The dinner was held at Villa Medici in Victoria Island, Lagos. The actress was also appointed as brand ambassador for the Slum2School project at the event. Some of those who were at the dinner are Joke Silva, Tonye Cole, Hon. Kingsley Kuku, Hon. Joy Okunu, Liz Benson Ameye, Segun Arinze, Charles Okafor, Zik Zulu Okafor, Lola Maja-Okojevoh, and Ireti Doyle. Check out some pictures from the event after the cut ...

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: MAJID MICHEL


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (September 22) is the birthday of star actor, Majid Michel. He was born in Accra to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother. The first movie in which he appeared was Divine Love. Some of his other movies are Agony of the Christ, Chelsea, Bursting Out, and Somewhere In Africa. He won Best Actor in A Leading Role at the 2012 African Movie Academy Awards. Join us in wishing him a happy birthday.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

CHECK OUT WHAT RITA DOMINIC WORE TO THE WEDDING OF ITA-GIWA'S DAUGHTER


Nollywood star, Rita Dominic, attended the wedding of Senator Ita-Giwa's daughter, which took place in Lagos on Saturday. For the wedding the actress wore a stylish off-the shoulder slit dress.

YUL EDOCHIE, DANIEL K DANIEL, NICHOLE BANNA, STAR IN 'ROASTED ALIVE'


Yul Edochie, Daniel K Daniel, Chacha Eke, and Nichole Banna, star in a new movie titled Roasted Alive, which was recently shot in Asaba. The movie was produced by Solo Amaco Apete, and directed by Amaechi Ukeje. Also in the movie are veteran actors Diewait Ikpechukwu, and Patience Ozokwo. Enjoy the teaser and check out some location pictures from the production below ...

Saturday, September 20, 2014

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: MIKE EZURUONYE


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (September 21) is the birthday of Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye. He is from Abia State, Nigeria. He attended Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka where he studied Accounting. The first movie in which he appeared was Broken Marriage. He had his breakthrough with the 2005 movie, Critical Decision. Some of his other movies are Native Son, Prince of the Niger, Father’s Blood, Strength to Strength, and Crisis in Paradise. Join us in wishing him a happy birthday.