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IREP2017 hosts renowned Docu-filmmaker, Jihan El-Tahri,

Share This: The 2017 IREPRESENT International Documentary Film Forum will play host to the serial award-winning, internationally renowned French/Egyptian filmmaker, Ms. JIHAN EL-TAHRI,” at the 7th edition of the yearly iREP Documentary film Festival holding March 16-19 at the Freedom Park Lagos Island. “Each day of the festival will feature a special highlight of her major films on the politics and history of Africa’s march from documentary feast colonialism to democracy. The star selections to be screened include “CUBA – An African Odyssey,” “Egypt’s Modern Pharaohs” and “Behind the Rainbow,” stated Femi Odugbemi, filmmaker and Executive director of iREP. “Each ...

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Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Drake, Funke Akindele, 13 Others Announced Winners In Inaugural NET HONOURS People’s Choice Awards

Share This: Four years ago, Nigerian Entertainment Today instituted NET Honours, a special recognition award given to deserving individuals in the entertainment industry. Since then, several outliers and industry veterans have been recipients. This year, we’re launching the People’s Choice Awards along with our annual official charts of trends, searches and visits on TheNet.ng- in conjunction with our sister sites ORIN and TNS.ng. As the name implies, the NET Honours does not have a panel of judges determining who gets decorated. Instead, we make it the choice of the fans- in this case, the audiences on our website, and social ...

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Music: Imanse moves back to Nigeria to fulfil her music dream

Share This: Nigeria, being the land of dreams for many has become the nation that every music icon all over the world dreams to visit. Moreover, succeeding musicians are looking forward to partnering musical icons in Nigeria as well. This is the case with Imanse  Omowunmi  Adefosudo, who, though born in Lagos, has always shown a strong interest in music since she was 10.  Imanse therefore grew up in a family atmosphere which nurtured her budding musical talents.  Her Dad was an avid lover of music and legends such as Mariah Carey, King Sunny Ade, Whitney Houston and Michael Bolton. ...

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‘I can’t trade gospel music for secular music’– Nigerian Artiste, Wemimo Adewuni

Share This: Seye Joseph To what she described as her passion and what she has been doing in her tender year of age  seven, even right before she started her career in broadcasting, Wemimo Adewuni– Nigerian gospel artist has re-ignited her passion for gospel music by dropping a soul inspiring single titled  “I Adore” Adewuni who has been dazzling the airwaves for the past five years is a lover of God and a deep worshipper that is committed to expanding her talents to draw more people to God said that the single is an accumulation of everything that has happened ...

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American Singer T-Pain Praises Alesh Akeem, Says Portraits Are Dynamic

Share This: American Singer T-PAIN has showered accolades on Nigeria’s Celebrity Pencil Portrait Artist, Alesh Akeem saying his works are dynamic. The Nigeria’s leading Pencil Artist once again wowed the country at the grand finale of the just concluded Lagos Fashion Week when he presented the Art Piece to the American Singer. Alesh Akeem while talking the media also noted that the singer’s portrait was completed in just six hours. Recall that Alesh Akeem earlier this year made a striking portrait of American singer and Grammy winner, Ciara. Other works of the Celebrity Portrait Artist include: American Rapper, Tyga; Akin ...

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Nollywood Stars Launch Anti-Trafficking Campaign to Mark World Day Against Human Trafficking

Share This: Nollywood actors, under Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), on Thursday launched anti-trafficking campaign to mark this year’s World Day against Trafficking in Persons. It was reported that actors from across the country gathered at the Old Parade Ground in Abuja for the opening rally of the two-day campaign. Agility Onwura, Chairman of the Guild in Abuja, said that the event was in solidarity with the UN, which declared July 30 as World Day against Trafficking in Persons. “As stakeholders and concerned citizens we have gathered in the nation’s capital to campaign against human trafficking, especially of women and children. “This is “Project AATIWAC, Actors against Trafficking ...

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Nollywood Stars Launch Anti-Trafficking Campaign to Mark World Day Against Human Trafficking

Share This: Nollywood actors, under Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), on Thursday launched anti-trafficking campaign to mark this year’s World Day against Trafficking in Persons. It was reported that actors from across the country gathered at the Old Parade Ground in Abuja for the opening rally of the two-day campaign. Agility Onwura, Chairman of the Guild in Abuja, said that the event was in solidarity with the UN, which declared July 30 as World Day against Trafficking in Persons. “As stakeholders and concerned citizens we have gathered in the nation’s capital to campaign against human trafficking, especially of women and children. “This is “Project AATIWAC, Actors against Trafficking ...

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Dan Akinlolu Releases ‘Unthinkable’ – Premiere Set for October 2016

Share This: The trailer to the South African adaptation of Chris Houghton book Unthinkable is finally out. The film, which was shot on ARRI Alexa and BlackMagic Cinema camera, highlights critical issues regarding human trafficking in Africa. It narrates the how and procedures of the organized crime in details. National Freedom Network collaborates with Media Navigation to produce the film. According to Dan Akinlolu, the director/producer of Unthinkable and the CEO of Media Navigation, “it is fundamentally important to highlight that the film production is about insight into human trafficking in South-Africa and globally. The intention is to create a ...

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Nollywood Actor Gets Badly Burnt While Shooting a Movie

Share This: A Nollywood actor, identified as Ani Iyoho, got badly burnt while he was trying to do a fire stunt while onset of a movie. Laila tells the story as thus: A near death incident was averted on a Nollywood set recently when a promising actor, Ani Iyoho was badly burnt while playing a fire stunt on the set of movie director, Stanlee Ohikhuare. An actor on set with Ani said while the actor was burning, the fire extinguisher on set did not work and Stanlee shocked everyone by continuing filming with the intention of adding the real fire incident to the ...

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Glo LAFTA FEST makes a stop at Port Harcourt

Share This: It was a gathering of the best of comedians and music icons last Sunday as Glo Laffta Fest train made a stop at the Garden City of Port Harcourt, a situation which enabled the show, which recorded a ground-breaking attendance, was held at the Aztech Arcum event centre. The show kicked off with the local hands such as Sammie Wonder, Senator, MP2, B1, MC Bentenson, and Prince Hezekiah. After the superlative performance by the Port Harcourt-based artistes came the comedy super stars such as Funny Bone and Salvador of Uganda. Julius Agwu, another Port Hacourt-born comedian came in ...

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