’93 Days’ not Biopic of late Stella Adadevoh, filmmaker replies family

TVCE  MOVIE - Producer and maker of the controversial film '93 days' Steve Gukas has described as false and malicious, the allegation by one Dr Anna Adadevoh that 93 Days, a film on the deadly Ebola virus, is a misrepresentation of facts. Gukas who said the claims were a calculated attempt to sabotage the film, maintained that “93 Days is not the biopic of anyone individual and has never claimed to be the story of Doctor Stella Adadevoh.” Anna Adadevoh had in a letter dated January 3, 2016, on behalf of the Cardoso and Adadevoh families said they are distancing themselves from the movie purportedly dedicated to late Dr.Ameyo,  as it is a misrepresentation of the sacrifice the late Dr Adadevoh paid with her life. They also frowned against the producer’s going into the personal medical file of the deceased doctor. But Gukas maintained that contrary to the allegations by Dr Anna Adadevoh,...

Jim Iyke in messy debt allegation

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke has been accused by his public relations manager  Baudex , alleging that he owes him some amount of money which he has refused to pay since 2015. Baudex stated that the actor decided to block him on his social media because he has been calling him to ask for the balance of his money. “You think by blocking me on whatsapp, refusing to pay for my services, you have blocked Success From me and My company? I don’t need to start begging you or a$$ kissing for you to pay me my money’s worth for my services! Since mid last year. “I have been patient enough! I went ahead to deliver these services just b/c you said you was in the states and would instruct your sister to make payment once she is back from her Dubai trip!! till now since mid last year. I worked with my hard...

All eyes on Rasaq Okoya’s 76th birthday bash

TVCE - The 76th birthday of the billionaire property mogul, Alhaji Rasaq Akanni Okoya comes up in a few days time and high society is already looking forward to yet another talk of the town celebration.   Although Okoya celebrated his 70th six years ago, the birthday bash remains a reference point till date. Okoya, who is also the Aare of Lagos State, founded the Eleganza Group of Companies whose sphere spans the entire West African region. He is the owner of the magnificent Oluwa ni Shola Estate in Lagos, which is described by many as expatriates’ estate because of the high number of foreigners that stay in it. With yet another talk of the town celebration billed to take place in a few days time, his beloved wife, Sade, and children are already planning to make it a memorable one. ...

Tayo Ayeni shocks friends on birthday

TVCE - Friends, family members and business associates of famous auto dealer and Chairman of Skymit Motors, Tayo Ayeni, were treated to a mild excitement as he added another year to his age. Rather than host the annual birthday party that is usually graced by big personalities like Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola and other famous socialites, Tayo opted for a prayer session and low key celebration that had only the family members in attendance. Close source hinted that the reason to call off his annual birthday party might be connected with an elaborate event he has in the offing. ...

Fela did not die of AIDS, he was killed by Abacha – Majek Fashek

TVC E. Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, has said his friend, Afro-beat legend Fela Kuti was killed by former military president Sani Abacha. Majek Fashek, who was on TVC Entertainment's breakfast show #YourViewTVC, claims Fela did not die of HIV/AIDS as believed in some quarters. "Fela did not die of AIDS, He was injected by Abacha," he said during the program on Friday.  On Fela's legacy, the "Rainmaker," said the Afro-beat icon saw the future and had predicted recent happenings in Nigeria. "Fela Anikulapo is a prophet; everything he sang about then is happening now, the more reason we have a bond,'' he said. The "Send Down The Rain" crooner also disclosed that he was not checked into a rehab, rather he went into seclusion. '' I did not go to rehab, i went to seclusion, i had to go into seclusion because people were tapping into my spiritual intellect." "My future is the hand of God...

Nollywood stars visit ailing actor, Harry Anyanwu

TVC NEWS [ENUGU] - Nollywood stars, Patience Ozokwo, Francis Duru, Chiwetalu Agu, Ejike Asiegbu, Mr Ibu and others have visited their sick colleague Harry Anyanwu, in hospital. The actor was seriously injured after he was attacked by some unidentified youngmen in Enugu on Dec. 11th 2015. ...

Displaced man meets lover in IDP camp

TVCE [DALORI] - Thirty-five year old Modu Bulama has met his heart felt lover in the Dalori IDP camp after his wife and two children were killed by Boko Haram. Bulama fell in love with a widow who lost her husband during an attack on their community by Boko Haram. Speaking on how they met, Modu in an interview with a foreign based news medium, Modu Bulama said: "Some religious leaders in this camp advised me not to worry about what has happened to me. They also asked me to remarry. I took their advise and said I will marry as soon as I can afford to. Eventually I met her. I was able to save up. I gave her a bride price and we got married" he said The woman who was shy to give her name said he gave her money for the dowry payment. "By the grace of God, I was...

Lupita Nyong’o & David Oyelowo star in “The Queen of Katwe”

The Kenyan Hollywood star is set to star in The Queen of Katwe, a biographical drama about a Ugandan chess prodigy. The movie is directed by Mira Nair and based on a book by Tim Crothers. The movie stars newcomer Madina Nalwanga as Phiona Mutsei, a young girl from the slums of Kampala who chases her dream of becoming an international chess champion. In the movie, Lupita plays the role of Phiona’s mother, and British-Nigerian Hollywood actor David Oyelowo joins the cast to play a missionary who teaches chess to local kids. According to reports the movie was largely shot in Uganda....

Netflix goes live in 130 new countries, including Nigeria

[caption id="attachment_4973" align="alignleft" width="300"] The video streaming service is now in 130 new countries[/caption] TVC E, TECH - Video streaming service Netflix has announced that it’s now live in 130 new countries, including Nigeria. Prior to the announcement of the global push, Netflix was enjoyed in just 60 countries. The decision to go global announced by Chief Executive Reed Hastings is to counter slowing growth in the United States. Some of the other countries that will be able to access Netflix include Singapore, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and India, Hastings said during a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The service has previously said it aimed to reach 200 countries by the end of 2016. However, all shows will not be available immediately to some Netflix fans. Netflix's arrival in Nigeria will mean stiffer competition for pay-TV platforms like DSTV, though it’s too early to say how it will affect market share....

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