Veteran Nollywood actor, Hanks Anuku is set to make his big screen debut in the new remake of comedy classic 'Aki Na Ukwa'.
The actor popular for his gangster roles and exciting accent was recently unveiled as the latest cast member to join the anticipated remake set for theatrical release on December 17, 2021.
Directed by 'Breaded Life' director Biodun Stephen, the Stephen Oluboyo created story follows two mischievous brothers who try to make a life for themselves then coincidentally fall into fame and riches they have always craved for through the help of social media. This welcomes them into a world of pleasures, pressures, lies, deceit and enmity.
German based Actor/Producer and showbiz guru, Isaac Izoya – Cultural Ambassador, the founder of Ehizoya Golden Entertainment e.V and the curator of Nollywood Film Festival Germany NFFG - a viable platform designed for Nollywood (Nigerian/African) film makers to showcase their movies to Europeans and Nollywood fans in the Diaspora and Nollywood Europe Golden Awards NEGA, designed to honour Nollywood stakeholders, stars, comedians, musicians (both in Africa and in the Diaspora) which has also been expanded to recognize the artistic bias of outstanding politicians, philanthropists and business men and women both in Africa and beyond but whose actions in the area of culture and tourism sector, have directly or indirectly impacted upon Africans and other continent outside the scope of Africa countries and the Nigeria film industry in particular, thereby shaping what it has grown to become today was honoured in Lagos, Nigeria with a prestigious - Safe At School Initiative Safety Ambassador Award on Sunday, 13th June, 2021.
Emphasizing the reasons behind the event, the organizers (SAFE AT SCHOOL INITIATIVE AWARDS that was held at Presken Hotel & Events Center Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria) said, in a society where people mostly think about receiving, ours is to change the narrative. ‘Safe at School’ is about giving back to the Society- Engr. Emmanuel Chimuanya Amah & Engr. (Mrs) Mimi N. Benjamin
Solade says Twitter has been used to foment trouble and anarchy in the country.
Nigerian actor Yemi Solade has applauded Twitter's ban in the country by the federal government.
According to the movie veteran during a chat with GoldmyneTV, the social media platform went too far by insulting the president of the country, Muhammadu Buhari.
"I think Twitter went too far by insulting the President of Nigeria and by extension, insulting all of us, some 200 million Nigerians, the most populous black nation on earth. I think the 45% of subscribers make Twitter very thick," he said.
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Precious 'Mamazeus' Nwogu
Some Nollywood filmmakers would prefer that no animal wears clothes, drinks alcohol or sleeps in a bed, but cry foul when it is Big Brother making the rules.