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Victor Okhai tells Representatives to blame money rituals on corruption, not Nollywood

Victor Okhai tells Representatives to blame money rituals on corruption, not Nollywood

Nollywood has responded to the claim by the House of Representatives that the Nigerian motion picture industry was responsible for the new trend of money rituals among young citizens in the country. The new trend is rampant among the male gender, especially those from 15 years and above. Some Nigerians blamed the increasing rate of blood rituals on ‘corrupt’ governments for failing to provide good leadership and governance. The lower chamber had on Wednesday accused movie producers of promoting ritual killings through their movies. This followed the adoption of a motion of urgent public importance by Toby Okechukwu, the Deputy Minority Leader,…
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Nollywood actor, Karibi Fubara is dead

Nollywood actor, Karibi Fubara is dead

Popular Nollywood actor, Karibi Fubara is dead. His death was confirmed by his sister, Aya Eneli via her Twitter page on Wednesday, December 12, 2021. Her tweet read: “My brother, Karibi Fubara, has joined the ancestral realm. I’m devastated, but not hopeless. “He lived fully and with joy. Left a great body of work. Will be a powerful ancestor. I love you.” “He was a warrior, now he is an angel in heaven.” Fubara who rose to prominence after his role in ‘Before 30’ was battling cancer. The “God calling” actor had revealed in 2020 that he was diagnosed with…
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Joke Silva: Olu Jacobs has dementia

Joke Silva: Olu Jacobs has dementia

Nollywood actress, Joke Silva, has revealed that her husband, and Veteran actor, Olu Jacobs, is living with dementia. Dementia is a general term for loss of memory, language, problem-solving, and other thinking abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life. In a recent interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, Silva said her husband had been living in this state for some years. “He is dealing with issues and it is been going on for a couple of years. It is known as dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB). “It is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and it…
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Popular actor, Joshua Johnson is dead

Popular actor, Joshua Johnson is dead

Nollywood actor, Joshua Johnson is dead. He reportedly died after battling an undisclosed illness. Confirming his death, actor Abel Alechenu on his Instagram page wrote: “This one hit differently but all I can say is It is well. When I called your phone and it rang I thought all I heard were just rumors until I was told by the voice which wasn’t yours that you’ve gone to be with the Lord. I wish I could hear it’s one of your jokes. Uncle Josh the plan we had sitting under that tree on set was Yam porridge at my place,…
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Death and the King’s Horseman-play by wole soyinka to be directed by Biyi Bandele

Death and the King’s Horseman-play by wole soyinka to be directed by Biyi Bandele

Principal photography has kicked off for Netflix and EbonyLife studios' latest production, the film adaptation of Wole Soyinka's 'Death and the King's Horseman Adapted for screen by award-winning novelist and 'Half of a Yellow Sun' director Biyi Bandele who doubles as director, the film will be set as a period piece and will follow the plotline of Soyinka's play. Confirming production, EbonyLife boss Mo Abudu wrote on Instagram: We started with Castle & Castle 2, we then went on to Chief Daddy 2, then recently announced Blood Sisters and yesterday, we started principal photography on something very dear and special-…
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