Saturday, August 1, 2015

AFRICA MAGIC ORIGINAL FILM, 'WHILE WE WORKED THINGS OUT', TO AIR AUGUST 1


A new Africa Magic Original Film, While We Worked Things Out, will air at 20:00CAT this Saturday (August 1, 2015) on Africa Magic Showcase, DStv ch151. In the film, a young lady is murdered, making her fiancé and best friend the major suspects, but as detectives take a closer look at the circumstances surrounding her death, they realize that there is more to it than than meets the eye. It stars Chris Attoh and Theresa Edem. Don't miss it!
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Friday, July 31, 2015

SEUN AKINDELE AND TAMARA ETEIMO TO TIE THE KNOT NEXT FRIDAY - FUNSHO ADEOLU, RACHAEL ONIGA, OTHERS TO ATTEND


Nollywood actress, Tamara Eteimo, is set to premiere her third movie as a producer, in which she ties the knot with one of Nollywood's finest actors, Seun Akindele. She co-produced the movie, titled UNBLISSFUL, with Oby Olebara Uzoukwu. The movie was directed by fast-rising Nollywood director, Ike Nnaebue. The romantic comedy unveils the lives of a frustrated artist turned insurance marketer, Raymond Abasi (Seun Akindele), and that of a beautiful but out of job freelance journalist, Jeffa Adolo (Tamara Eteimo), who are trying to put an end to a pitiful phase of their lives.

NOLLYWOOD STAR, RUTH KADIRI, COMPLETES THIRD MOVIE, ‘CIRCLE OF TRUST’


Nollywood star, Ruth Kadiri, has just completed production of a new movie by her production company, Ruth Kadiri Films. The movie, which is titled CIRCLE OF TRUST, was shot on location in Lagos, in July 2015. It was directed by Ike Nnaebue and it stars Ruth Kadiri, Yul Edochie, Esther Audu, Toosweet Annan, and Onyii Alex. The movie is a romantic drama about a group of friends who put their relationship to the test, forgetting that love and trust work hand-in-hand.

Friday, July 24, 2015

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: CAROL KING


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 24) is the birthday of Nigerian actress, Carol Eferamor King. She is from Edo State, Nigeria. She attended Ahmadu Bello University and Lagos State University. Some of her movies are Alero's Symphony, The Gods are Still Not to Blame, and Dazzling Mirage. Some of the TV productions she has been part of are Tinsel, Edge of Paradise, and Everyday People. She has also been part of several theatre productions. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: CLARION CHUKWURAH


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 24) is the birthday of veteran actress, Clarion Chukwurah. She attended University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), where she studied Acting and Speech in the Department of Dramatic Arts. Some of her movies are Owo L'agba, High Blood Pressure, Ògìdán, Glamour Girls, and Apaye. In 1984, she won the award for Best Actress at the FESPACO film festival, for her role in the film, Owo L’agba. Thirty years later in 2014, she won the AMAA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, for her role in the movie, Apaye. Join us in wishing this remarkable actress a happy birthday.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: BIMBO OSHIN


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 24) is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Bimbo Oshin. She is from Ondo town in Nigeria. She attended the University of Lagos where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. She started acting in 1996 and some of her movies are Civil War, Akobi (Firstborn), and Aditu Laye (Life is a Mystery). Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: TAMARA ETEIMO


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 24) is the birthday of rising Nollywood actress, Tamara Eteimo. She is from Bayelsa State. She attended University of Port Harcourt, where she studied Theatre Arts. In 2011, she won the Next Movie Star reality show. Some of her movies are Finding Mercy, Desperate Housegirls, and Mrs. Somebody. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

WATCH: ASKARIS CLASH WITH LOCALS IN TRAILER FOR IYKE ODIFE'S 'PRIMITIVE (DIM OMA)'


Primitive is a period drama shot in the second quarter of 2015. It was directed by Iyke Odife (Burning Tears, Beauty and the Beast), and it stars Chioma Akpotha, Nnenna Nwabueze, Diamond Okechi, Mike Odiachi, Toni Frederick Okoli, and Kyrian Ekwenze. Primitive is set in 1913, in Abame, a community in the eastern part of Nigeria. The film is about the resistance of the people of Abame to the advent of Christianity, and the ensuing clash (physical and supernatural) between the people of the community and the colonial authorities.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

IK OGBONNA, LISA OMORODION, WOLE OJO, ADUNNI ADE, STAR IN 'SCHEMERS'


Schemers is a romantic thriller produced by Lisa Omorodion and Grace Oboba Edwin-Okon. It was shot on location in Lagos, in July 2015. It was directed by Gbenga Salu and it stars IK Ogbonna, Wole Ojo, Adunni Adewale (aka Adunni Ade), Lisa Omorodion, Daniel K Daniel, and Tunbosun Aiyedehin. According to the producers, the movie will be released in August 2015, and it will be available on Iroko TV, M-Net BoxOffice, and later on DVD/VCD. 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: OGE INDIANA


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 22) is the birthday of Nollywood starlet, Oge Indiana. She is from Anambra State. She attended the University of Benin, where she studied Theatre Arts. She started acting fully in 2013. Some of her movies are The Antique, Range Rover Babes, and The Audition. She also appears in the soon-to-be released movie, Getting Rich in Lagos. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: DORIS SIMEON


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 22) is the birthday of popular actress, Doris Simeon. She is from Edo State (Nigeria). Some of her movies are Ghetto Dreamz, Princess Choice, Omo Pupa, Onitemi, and Arewa Ejo. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

WATCH: SIBLING RIVALRY ERUPTS BETWEEN RUTH KADIRI AND URU EKE IN 'MISS TAKEN' TRAILER


Miss Taken is a drama movie produced by Nelson Jombo, and directed by Ike Nnaebue. It stars Ruth Kadiri, Seun Akindele, Uru Eke, Uchenna Nnanna-Maduka, and Laurel Julius Ebhodaghe (aka  Laurel JE). It was shot on location in Lagos in June 2015. According to the producer of the movie, Miss Taken will be released on Iroko TV in the last week of July, and later on Africa Magic.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

MONALISA CHINDA'S TALK SHOW SET TO HIT THE SCREEN


Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda, has completed production of her talk show, You and I with Monalisa. The show will go on air this week, and it will be on African Independent Television, TV Continental, and some other platforms, yet to be made known. Guests in the first season of the show include Segun Arinze, Charles Novia, Ayo 'AY' Makun, Lanre Olusola, Tonye Cole, Mai Atafo, and Dotun Akande. The show was created to address pressing societal issues in a fresh and innovative way. The show is supported by the Niger Delta Development Commission. See a teaser and some on-set pictures from the show, below.

Monday, July 20, 2015

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: DAYO AMUSA


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 20) is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Dayo Amusa. She is from Lagos State, Nigeria. She attended Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, from where she obtained a Diploma in Food and Science Technology. She started her acting career in 2002. Some of her movies are Unforgiven, Dewunmi Iberu, Omo Gomina, and Oja Odaju. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: CHIDI IHEZIE OKAFOR


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 19) is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Chidi Ihezie Okafor. She is from Alike Obowo in Imo State, Nigeria. She studied Mass Communication at the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, in Anambra State. Some of her movies are Billionaires Club, Women's Cot, and Battle of Indemnity. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: KATE HENSHAW


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 19) is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw. She is from Cross River State, Nigeria. She attended the School of Medical Laboratory Science, LUTH, where she majored in Medical Microbiology. The first movie she appeared in was When The Sun Sets (1993). Some of her films are Broken Tears, A Brighter Sun, To Love and to Hold, Silent Night, and Stronger Than Pain. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: OGECHI PETERS


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 18) is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Ogechi Peters. She is from Imo State, Nigeria. She attended Imo State University, where she studied Philosopy. She started acting in 2013, and the first movie she appeared in was SS3 Students. Some of her other movies are A Night With the Governor, School War, and Faithful Sin. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

Friday, July 17, 2015

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: LINDA EJIOFOR


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 17)  is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Linda Ejiofor. She is from Abia State, Nigeria. She attended the University of Port Harcourt, where she studied Sociology. She is popular for her role as Bimpe Adekoya on the M-Net soap opera, Tinsel. Some of her movies are The Meeting and Secret Room. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: RONKE OJO


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 17) is the birthday of Nollywood actress, Ronke Ojo-Anthony, popularly known as Ronke Oshodi Oke. She is from Ondo State, Nigeria. She is best known for her role in Yoruba language movies. Some of her movies are Asiri Ikoko (Hidden Secret), Iwokuwo (Indecent Dressing), and Okun Ife (Cord of Love). Join us in wishing her a happy birthday.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: NONSO DIOBI


Hip Hip Hooray! Today (July 17) is the birthday of Nollywood actor, Nonso Diobi. He is from Nawfia, Anambra State. He attended Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka where he studied Theatre Arts. Some of his movies are The Generals, War Game, Black Bra, and Across The Bridge. In 2009, he won the City People Entertainment Awards for Best Actor. Join us in wishing him a happy birthday.