Actor Desmond Elliot Re-elected To Lagos Assembly

Desmond Elliot Nollywood star, Desmond Elliot, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been re-elected in the Surulere constituency l Lagos State House of Assembly election. In the result announced on Sunday, he scored 15,357 votes, while Benjamin Olasunkanmi, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 3,628 votes. The State Constituency Returning Officer, Dr Bolajoko Dixon-Ogbechi from the University of Lagos, made the declaration at the Surulere Local Government Collation Centre in Lagos. ” Desmond Olusola Elliot of APC having satisfied the requirements of the law…

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Nollywood Actor, Rotimi Popoola Is Dead

Late Alfred Rotimi Popoola Death has struck Nollywood with the demise of Popular Yoruba actor, Alfred Rotimi Popoola. Popoola, a.k.a. ‘Ilu Venture’, reportedly died on Thursday at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State after a brief illness. The actor’s death was confirmed by the Abeokuta chapter of Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN. A statement on Thursday confirming his death, announced plans by the actor’s family to bury him immediately, according to his wishes. The statement reads: “We are saddened to announce the untimely death of our…

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Oscars 2019: ‘Green Book’ Carts Home Best Picture Award

Oscars 2019: ‘Green Book’ wins award for best picture Despite criticism, civil rights road-trip drama ‘Green Book’ has been named best picture at this year’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles. German nominees went home empty-handed. Hollywood’s biggest stars converged on the red carpet Sunday for the 91st Academy Awards, with the 7,900-odd voting Academy members faced with a broad array of choices. In a night where no single movie was favored to win, the civil rights drama Green Book came out on top. “We made this movie with love, tenderness…

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NFVCB Assembles Dons On Movie Empowerment Training

Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of NFVCB Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State has become a beneficiary of a start-up grant extended to 250 young entrepreneurs in the film industry the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). The incentive was part of a two-day workshop which ran from February 6 to 7, 2019 at the Rontex Hall, Imowo Road. The training session had seasoned industry practitioners and theatre arts lecturers who offered participants insights into a successful career in filmmaking. Anchored by Associate Professor Tunji Azeez of the Lagos State University (LASU),…

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This Actress Wants To Be President Of Her Country

Yvonne Nelson and John Dumelo Ghanaian A-list actress Yvonne Nelson is one of the few celebrities who always voices out their political comments when things go wrong in the country. Recall how she led a group of people to embark on a ’dumsor’ (Power Scarcity) vigil sometime in 2016. That even got her featured on BBC where she was nicknamed the ’Yaa Asantewaa’ of our time. In a recent post, Yvonne Nelson shared an old photo of herself and colleague actor John Dumelo with the caption ’FUTURE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES’. She…

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‘Dry’ By Stephanie Linus Goes On Screened @ PAFF

Stephanie Linus as Dr. Zara in the movie, ‘Dry.’ Stephanie Linus’ flick,” Dry”, will be screened at the 2019 Pan African Film & Arts Festival, PAFF for the second time back to back. The movie, written, produced and directed by Stephanie Linus will be screened at the event holding in Los Angeles, USA this February 2019. In a first for Linus, the actress and director was recognized at the first ever Blacks In Cinema presentation on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson kicked off…

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Surprise! Actress Hates Her Body, Says Being Sexy Is A Curse

Princess Shyngle Gambian Ghana-based actress Princess Shyngle seems to have something to say all the time. Shyngle a.k.a. Tapoli went ranting again on social media, this time saing that being sexy is a curse and that she now hates her body. Shyngle who is one of the curviest actresses in Africa took to her Instagram stories to make those rants about her body. Her comments come from the fact that, men do not really want anything from her apart from sex, just as she said that sometime before in an…

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2019 Academy Awards May Not Have A Host

For the first time in nearly three decades, the biggest award night in movies, The Oscars may be held without a host, making it one of the most radical reinventions in the awards show’s long history. Those familiar with the new plans say the Academy is now considering selecting a crop of A-list personalities who will introduce various segments of the ceremony instead of relying on a prominent name to set things off. With just six weeks from the live show — on February 24, 2019, the producers and the…

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My Dream To marry Funke Akindele Came Through, JJC Skillz Reveals

JJC Skillz and Funke Akindele JJC Skillz, husband of popular Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has revealed that his dream to marry the thespian actually culminated in their union as husband and wife presently. JJC Skillz further revealed how he had approached Akindele in 2012 after he had a dream that he would get married to the actress. According to him, though things did not work out between them in 2012, he followed his dream and four years later, in 2016, he got married to Akindele in August. JJC further urged Nigerians…

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Complete List Of Golden Globes Awards 2019 Winners

The Golden Globes for movies and television, chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were handed out at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills on Sunday, hosted by actors Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg. British talent had a lot to celebrate at the Golden Globes, with Christian Bale, Olivia Colman and Richard Madden among the winners. Below is the full list of the winners in all categories: Best Actor, TV Musical or Comedy – Michael Douglas Best Motion Picture, Animated – Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse Best Actor, TV Series Drama…

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