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‘IJE Producer Decries Exploitation In Nollywood

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Producer of award
winning block buster movie titled Ije, the Journey, Chineze Anyaene has explained why she has not produced another movie few years after she produced the film that broke the box office record in Nigeria making over N59.8 million in six months.
Anyaene decried the heights of exploitation in Nollywood revealing that tax took over 20 per cent of the money she realized while the cinemas took half of what remained.
The movie featured two A-list actresses Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jacade-Ekeinde who are regarded by many as Nollywood rivals.
Chineze who studied Theater Arts at the university of Abuja and film at the Newyork Film Academy, United States, however revealed that she is working on a new project which will soon hit the screens.
Meanwhile, a new movie titled, “The Antique” a fictional story inspired by events of the Southern Nigeria people in the 19th century is making waves in most cinema houses across the country including Silverbird Cinemas Port Harcourt.
The movie has a technique that combines theatrical aesthetics and culturally derived meanings; cultivated for utilitarian purposes. It features Olu Jacobs, Oge Indiana, Rykardo Agbor, Bowoto Jephtah, Bimbo Akintola.

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Guns Should Be Legalised In Nigeria – Iyabo Ojo

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Popular Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo has stressed the need for guns to be legalizeds in Nigeria to deal with child molesters.
The mother of two made this known while reacting to a video posted by comedienne, Princess, on her Instagram page.
Princess, whose foster daughter was allegedly sexually abused by Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha, shared a video of a four-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by her teacher.
Alongside the video, Princess wrote: “Abuse of minors has become the new trend in Nigeria and only a few people are speaking up. Even in the animal kingdom, it’s not this bad. Our society stigmatises, even threatening victims and their parents, while the perpetrators like Baba Ijesha walk freely.
“Our children are being destroyed daily and most people see it as cruise.”
Reacting, Iyabo Ojo made it clear that anyone who messes with her children will be dealt with.
The mother of two wrote: “Can they just legalise guns because some demons need to be taken out as soon as possible?

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Comedian AY, Wife Welcome Second Child After 13 Years

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Popular Comedian, Ayodeji Makun, also known as AY, has welcomed his second child after13 years.
He announced this in a video shared on his Instagram page.
The birth of their second child is coming thirteen years after they had their first child, Michelle.
Alongside a video, AY wrote: “Our prayers in the last 13 years has been answered. Ayomide, thank you for making Mabel and I ‘Mummy and Daddy’ again.
“Thank you for making Michelle a big sister. Thanks to everyone who kept us in their prayers and never stopped feeding us with positive vibes.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways submit to him and he will make your path straight.
“God’s time is the best.”

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Living In Nigeria Becoming Crazier – Basket Mouth’s Wife

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Elsie Okpocha, wife of popular Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basket Mouth has called out President Muhammadu Buhari’s government over the increment in prices of groceries and foodstuffs.
Basket Mouth’s wife, in a recent post said is unfair that Nigerians have to constantly deal with the regular increase in prices.
According to her, it’s getting ‘crazier trying to survive in the ‘Giant of Africa’.
She urged the Buhari-led government to help Nigerians by making life livable.
On her Instagram story, she wrote: “Our dear government, do you want us all to leave this country for you.
“It’s unfair how we constantly have to deal with the regular price increment of foodstuffs and groceries.
“It’s getting crazier trying to survive in this country that’s supposed to be the giant of Africa.
“Abeg you people should help us and make life in Nigeria livable .”
The Tide source gathered that the prices of foodstuffs in the past few months have continued to increase in markets across the country.
Many Nigerians have taken to social media to lament the cost of eggs, bread, beans and other foodstuffs.

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