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Faces at Wumi Toriola’s Exclusive Birthday

It was an evening of fun and joy yesterday as friends and colleagues converged to rejoice with Wunmi Toriola on her birthday.

In attendance were  Oluwaseyi Edun, Adewumi Fatai, Sunkanmi Omobolanle, Aremu Afolayan, Folorunsho Adeola, Seun Oloketuyi, Olaitan Olaide, Afeez Owo, Abimbola Ogunnowo, Joke Jigan, Temitope Osoba, Victoria Kolawole, Temitope Solaja, Kemi Afolabi and a host of notable personalities.


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Story: Idris Bello.

Compiled/Edited: Ayo Adams

Seun Egbegbe: Caught In The Act Again!

Several weeks after his alleged iPhones theft, popular socialite and ex-lover to Nollywood actress,Toyin Aimakhu is back in the news with another episode of theft scandal.


According to a report by an Instagram User,Peral9ja; Seun Egbegbe was caught at the Gbagada Hospital while trying to rip off an unsuspecting Mallam the sum of 10million naira under the guise of a medical doctor. Continue reading “Seun Egbegbe: Caught In The Act Again!”

Our New Generation Actors lack Morals- Actress Chioma Akpotha Shades Gideon Okeke

Actress Chioma Akpotha may be responding to Tinsel’s Gideon Okeke’s recent comments about senior actor,Chiwetalu Agu on his use of Vulgar language in the movie scene.

Chioma perceive Gideon’s comments as uncalled for and being disrespectful in a bid to sound intelligent on social media. Continue reading “Our New Generation Actors lack Morals- Actress Chioma Akpotha Shades Gideon Okeke”

I love You and Wish You so much happiness and Peace- Mercy Johnson Forgives Tonto Dike


Just some moments after Tonto Dike apologized about her ills toward colleague’s child, Mercy Johnson Okojie via her gram. 

The offended party has responded and accepted her apologies in a recent gram post that justified Mercy Johnson has forgiven her colleague.

Mercy writes: Continue reading “I love You and Wish You so much happiness and Peace- Mercy Johnson Forgives Tonto Dike”

Tonto Dike apologizes to Mercy Johnson for Speaking Ill about her child in 2013

Actress and wife to one of the former president of Nigeria’s son, Tonto Dike has  regretted and apologized for one of the statements she made about fellow actress,Mercy Johnson’s child in 2013.

In her new post on the gram,she writes:

“Good morning world Since I have your undivided attention I better make good use of it and not miss the blessing in this lesson!!!
@mercyjohnsonokojie Ever since I had my baby I have been reminded constantly about an ill statement I made about one of your kids a very long time ago.I want to use this media to say I am so sorry,I sincerely apologize from the bottom of my heart.I had no right to say what I did,I totally disgraced myself with that.

As a mom I do realize a lot of things I take in because of the love of my son and I know you only took my insult because of that same love..



I am sorry MJ,I am sorry to your lil’ girl or boy..We don’t have to love each other to realize when we are/went wrong••

I have/had no excuse for my behaviour and I also apologize to the fans I hurt/Let down with my words that day many years ago ..To Err is human but to forgive is divine!!!

Am not trying to be the better person,You deserve this apology for your Child for the Love I have for God..I found God and everything in my life changed,Let me tell you about him sometime..

God bless you and yours!!! Happy new year…

Take your time with the process of forgiving my ill mannered words to your infant but pls eventually do!!”

Yewande Adekoya Sparks Rift Between Ibrahim Chatta and Damola Olatunji

Yewande Adekoya Sparks Rift Between Ibrahim Chatta and Damola Olatunji

 A man who has no or low regards for culture,will soon have no place to call home. Our values are reflections of the tradition that birth us; the beliefs that breed us. 

Watch out for “IYAWO ADEDIGBA” (ADEDIGBA’S WIFE). It centers on Love, Passion, Power, Crime, Revenge and many more.

The movie to a large extent, displays the beautiful culture of the Yoruba people in the areas of Language, expression, values and norms.

A detailed Movie that focuses on cultural values while telling an intriguing suspence filled story. The multi-million naira project written and produced by Yewande Adekoya is well-researched and highly entertaining.

Directed by ace filmmaker, Adebayo Tijani, It features skilled and seasoned professionals of Arts such as Mercy Aigbe, Ibrahim chatta, joke muyiwa, Damola olatunji, Yewande Adekoya Abiodun, Afeez Eniola , Fatai Odua and Taofeek Digboluja  among others.”

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9Year Old Boy Who wished To Be A Yahoo Boy Bags Endorsement

 

The kid bagged an endorsement deal with a fashion brand known as Magnum Stitches.

9year Old Segun Wire who caused an internet outbreak recently through an Instagram video where he was saying emphatically that his wish is to become a yahoo boy when he becomes older.
 This development caused an uproar among internet users who criticize the boy’s wish while some others blaming the state of the economy for such occurrence.


However,an Instagram account has since then been opened with handle “Segun_wire” where activities of the boy are  posted. It seems he is no more interested in being  a yahoo boy as his profile claims He is an entertainer and aspiring actor.


Segun wire has been noticed and shown love by celebrities like Reminisce,Solidstar,Sexy Steel who even used the boy’s viral slang “Walaitalai” in an Instagram video, while another Nollywood producer,Kunle Afod is already grooming the boy for movie production to step up the little boy’s career.

[Photos] Faces at Kenny George’s Birthday Party

  


The Place Club,Ikeja record colorful moments of exultation yesterday as award-winning Nollywood producer/actress,Kenny George celebrates her birthday party.

Kenny George is the CEO of Ejika films whose exceptional interpretation of her roles has made her  queen of the screens.

With movies such as, “koto”,“diary”, “ishanna”, and many more to her credit,she is a motivational figure to whom the next generation thespians look up to.

Meanwhile,Her Birthday party was graced by nollywood faces such as Saheed Balogun,Pa Lola the Olaiya,Seun Olaiya,Sunkanmi Bolanle,Oyita,Tolu Originator and top Lagos socialites.
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“Despite Being An Actress,I am A Shy Person”- Oyinade Adegbenro

Fast-rising movie producer and Actress shares her journey in the movie industry, her perceptions and lessons learnt in a recent chat with Ayo Adams.

Read below;
WHAT IS YOUR FULL NAME?

My name is Oyinade Adebimpe Adegbenro
SO,WHAT WAS GROWING UP LIKE?

Growing up was fun.It was one of the reasons why I love travelling. My parent are civil servants so we were always travelling, changing schools and apartments. No permanent friend, you know.

YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND ?

I attended Kings Kiddies Private School, Abeokuta ,Able God Group of Schools, Owode Yewa,Ogun state and the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State.

SO HOW DID THE ACTING THING CAME IN,I MEAN WHAT INSPIRED YOU?

Well I don’t know too but the only thing I can remember is when I was about 7 or 8, after watching a movie, I’ll stand in front of the mirror and mimic a particular character and then tell myself “I can actually do it better” but I was a very shy person so nobody knew I could do anything like that. However, I was an active member of the drama group in my secondary school and that was how it all started.

WHILE DEVELOPING IN YOUR ART,DO YOU HAVE ANY MENTOR YOU WERE LOOKING UP TO OR SOMETHING?

Yeah,Joke Silva and Angelina Jolie

APART FROM ACTING,DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER BUSINESS?

Yes,I sell ladies’ wears and bags.

YOU SAID ACTING STARTED FROM SECONDARY SCHOOL, IN WHAT YEAR DID YOU HAD YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEBUT?

I had my debut in 2010

IN WHAT MOVIE?

Yemoja.

WHAT PROJECTS ARE YOU WORKING ON AT THE MOMENT?

I am working on my next movie,it is still at the pre-production stage

DOES IT HAVE A TITLE YET?

It has a working title, “Mood Swing”

WITH 6YEARS AND RUNNING IN PROFESSIONAL ACTING, WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER AS YOUR GREATEST PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS SO FAR?

My movie, Yeye Oge was a great success. Considering the way the movie has been accepted despite being my first movie. The movie even got 4 nominations at the Best of Nollywood awards 2016 which include best actor/best actress in a leading role. 

Others are best use of Nigeria costumes in a movie and also,movie with the best production design.

YOU ARE BECOMING MORE SUCCESSFUL AND FAMOUS IN THE INDUSTRY, DO YOU SEE YOURSELF PARTICIPATING IN POLITICS ANYTIME FROM NOW?

Politics keh? No o

LOOKING AT THE CONTROVERSIES TIED TO BEING A CELEBRITY,WOULD YOU ALLOW YOUR CHILDREN TO PICK CAREERS IN ACTING?

Why not? They have their choices to make.

YOU ARE A BRILLIANT AND ATTRACTIVE ACTOR, HOW DO YOU RESPOND TO ADVANCES FROM MALE FANS?

I always treat them with respect and let them know my stand politely.

HOW MANY CRUSH DO YOU HAVE IN THE INDUSTRY?

hmm! zero

*SMILING* TELL ME, I WON’T TELL ANYONE

*grins* Just trying to think if there is any but… Oh Yul Edochie


WHAT WAS YOUR PERCEPTION BEFORE BEING A PART OF THE MOVIE INDUSTRY AND WHAT IS YOUR PERCEPTION NOW?

Before joining, I thought after your first debut you’ll become a star but now that I am inside, I realize it takes a lot of hard work, patience and prayer.

YOUR PHILOSOPHY ABOUT LIFE?

One step at a time! To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE 2016?

It is an assurance of a better 2017

WHAT IS IN YOUR BUCKET LIST FOR 2017?

Work, and I am thinking of settling down

SO YOU’LL BE SETTLING DOWN WITH AN ARTISTE LIKE YOU IN 2017?

It is all about God’s choice

WHAT IS THAT ONE THING PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW ABOUT YOU?

Despite being an actress, I am a very shy person.
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Compiled/Published: Ayo Adams