PEOPLES DAILY, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012 With Tobias Lengnan Dapam 07036990957
Wizkid tells Tonto Dike to improve her English
rush up your spellings,” this was what the sensational artiste popularly called Wizkid wrote on his twitter, while retweeting on the beautiful actress, Tonto Dike to correct her spellings and tenses, Nigeriafilms.com has said.
However, fans of the ve rsatile actress have seen this as an insult to the actress, on account that Wizkid is just a University drop out unlike Tonto who is a Petrol Chemical Engneering graduate. Though, the two have been
twitter buddies for years, and contrary to what is widely believed, they both continue to insist there’s never been any romance between them. Well, Wizkid might just be severing ties with Tonto Dike who many feel is fast becoming a ‘nuisance’ on the
social network, Twitter. Wizkid on Tuesday, expressed his displeasure at Tonto’s spellings and sentence construction, “Who eva said Succezz waz a slow procezz waz mos defntly not talking abt Mii/Businez tycoon/A petro/
chemical engr / IAMNollywood *#IAMPOKO# Tlovethyself #I luv TerryG”. Wizkid said it is improper for public figures to confuse their audience with such sentence constructions.
Several Nigerians among 17th Annual African Film Awardees
he 17th African Films Awards, also known as the Afro Hollywood Awards 2012, held at the Old Stratford Town Hall in London, saw a lot of Nigerians Nollywood actors winning the award, Nigeriafilms.com has said. It listed some of the award winning actors to include; Helen Paul, Kiki Omelie, Muka Ray Eyiwumi, Olufemi Adebayo and a host of others.
Also at the award ceremony, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon was recognized for his outstanding contribution to arts and craft in Nigeria and Africa. Speaking at the event, the organiser, Mike Abiola, expressed his approval at the rate of growth of the African film industry, while urging investors to look at the African movie industry as a new platform to partner for growth.
Eva Longoria celebrates Obama’s victory
I don’t care about Pirates, Enenu Miltex
or almost a decade that she has been in the industry, Enenu Miltex, a Nollywood actress, producer, Script Writer is now bubbling with lots of activities that is getting her all the necessary attention. The creative lady who claims to be a devout Christian said she doesn’t give a hoot about pirates but will commit them into God’s hands to judge them if her movies are pirated. “I am a Church girl, and I believe in God a lot. I do not care what pirates are doing with our
movies. What I know is that by the grace of God, Kahani will make its mark. It is selling fast already, so, I leave the pirates to God. I do not even want to think about them. We should all just move on with our lives.” She said This beautiful actress also informed about her latest works and how she has been able to relate with her colleagues like Chioma Chukwuka on set of a movie recently, “I have been on various sets in the past months and the movies are not yet out.
There is one I cannot wait to see.I have not done anything with Chioma Chukwuka until some weeks ago. She is such a likeable person. We did a royal movie together but it is up to the producers to determine when it will come out. Also in the movie are Jibola Daboh and Chika Ike. There are some scripts also waiting for me, but I am kind of taking my time. There are some functions I am very involved with. Some of my friends are getting married, and I am helping in the whole organisation.”
he Hollywood Democrat and ex-Desperate Housewife, who also followed Obama on his last campaign tour in Florida, has poured out tears of joy shortly after the Democratic Candidate was declared winner, Hollywood Reporter has said. It added that Eva Longoria and Wilmer Valderrama got out the Latino vote, phoning into Wednesday’s edition of “Good Morning America”, and said, “I was in tears, first of all. I thought it would be a longer night. We were prepared. I was so excited because we did work very hard for the campaign, but it just shows that the middle class won. Super PACs didn’t get to buy the election. They didn’t get to buy
Cinema Audio Society to honour Jonathan Demme with Filmmaker Award
irector Jonathan Demme, will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 49th CAS Awards, which
will take place on February 16th, 2012, at the Crystal Ballroom of the MillenniumBiltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Hollywood reporter has said. It added that Demme, who won the best director Oscar for 1991 “Silence of the Lambs”, has directed and produced more than 30 movies, including Rachel Getting Married, Beloved, Swimming to Cambodia, Melvin and Howard and Crazy Mama. Also, one of his yet to be released film, “The Untitled Ibsen Project”, based on Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn’s adaptation of the Ibsen play, “The Master Builder”, is now in post-production.
In announcing the award, CAS president, David E. Fluhr said, “We are thrilled to be honoring Jonathan Demme. Jonathan’s career spans 40 years as a director, producer and writer. It also includes both film and television which illustrates an incredible talent for both narrative films and documentaries.” The society will also recognize the career of sound mixer Chris Newman, as its career achievement honoree. Newman, an Oscar nominee for Lambs, has worked with Demme on Philadelphia, the Manchurian Candidate, Married to the Mob and Niel Young.
America”, Longoria said. The former Desperative Housewives star also praised the growing presence of women in Senate, and joined the chorus of many others who think it is time “to end the gridlock that we have been seeing in Congress.” Last month, Longoria was critcized by comedian Paul Rodriquez for making “meanspirited” comments about Romney. Rodriquez, who recently made a Latinotargeted ad supporting the Republican’s presidential bid, was miffed over Longoria’s retweet of a statement saying, women and minorities supporting Romney would “have to be stupid to vote for such a racist and misogynistic tweet.”
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