Movie producers now exploring Cinema option to fight Piracy – Kunle Afolayan

Nigerian actor, movie producer and director, Kunle Afolayan has described piracy as the biggest obstacle militating against the growth of the motion picture industry in Nigeria. The multi-talented producer however said movie producers are now exploring the cinema options in a bid to fight piracy and protect their intellectual property. He disclosed this on Friday while featuring on TVC's Breakfast show. Afolayan who was on the show with the President of the Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria, MOPPAN, Abdullahi  Maikano, acknowledged that cinema culture came back into the Nigerian movie sector about a decade ago, it has really helped in fighting the activities of the pirates. He added that cinema is a game of number, the more the scrint the more the revenue generated. He said: "I will say the Nigerian movie industry is living up to its billing. Cinema Culture came back about a decade ago with the Irapada movie.  Cinema is a game...

Former President Jonathan says PDP will bounce back

TVC E.  Former President Goodluck Jonathan while in Switzerland on Wednesday had an interview with France 24’s Georja Calvin-Smith, and spoke on why, for now, he wouldn’t want to talk about the arms scandal rocking his legacy since he left office but made a convincing promise that the PDP will bounce back.France 24: It’s been a tough year for Nigeria and a tough year arguably for your legacy as the former leader of the country.   Your former security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, is currently standing trial for fraud, alleged to have taken billions of dollars of public funds meant for the fight against extremists from Boko Haram. Now, were you at the time aware of any improperly sourced funds funnelled into your re-election campaign of 2015?   Goodluck Jonathan: ''Thank you. Of course, this issue continues to come up but I always insist that the matters are being investigated and they are in our...

I make more money off ‘beef’ – Ruggedman

TVCE, INTERVIEW - Unhealthy competitions, resentment and hatred from competitors are needed at times to make headways in life. [caption id="attachment_10548" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ruggedman[/caption] These may best describe the views of the Political Science graduate turned rapper, Michael Stephens, stage name Ruggedman, when he featured on TVC’s online personality talk platform, TVCconnectMeets. Speaking against the backdrop of his unconventional “beef master” title, Ruggedman said he remains the only artiste who has made more money off “beef” [caption id="attachment_10592" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ruggedman[/caption] “I didn’t know I am the beef master, but people say. What I can say is that I think I remain the only artiste who has made more money off beef” On his current relationship with his hitherto friend, 9ice, Ruggedman said he maintains an arm-leg relationship going by what has gone wrong between both of them. [caption id="attachment_10595" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ruggedman[/caption] “My relationship with 9ice is just there, it’s just like arms-leg relationship. What he did now...

I am not a celebrity – Kunle Afolayan

TVC E. MOVIES - Popular Nollywood film maker Kunle Afolayan is of Igbomina-Yoruba descent, from Kwara State. He is the son of the famous theater and film director cum producer Ade Love. The graduate of economics started out working with a bank while doing some casual acting, before deciding to move into full-time film making. He took a course at the New York Film Academy before setting up his own film school 'Cap Film Academy'. Since 2005, he has been active in the Nigerian film industry and has made several  popular films including: The Figurine: Araromire which was in the Yoruba and English languages and Phone Swap which featured Nse Ikpe Etim and the legendary Chika Okpala. The Figurine won five major awards at the African Film Academy and experienced tremendous success in at Nigerian movie theaters. In an exclusive chat with TVC News, Kunle Afolayan disclosed that Figurine was the most challenging job he ever...

Senator Hope Uzodinma killed my wife – Nze Ebubeagu Ekenulo

TVC E. Nze Ebubeagu Ekenulo an activist and a businessman, cries out as he buries his wife, stating that Senator Hope Uzodinma infected his wife with the HIV virus during sexual intercourse. Read his story: '' Senator Hope Uzodinma is my Senator. I want to be proud, that have a responsible and credible Senator. Also everyone from that Orlu zone, who is close to the senator know his up bringing and background will accept he ever got admitted into any University, not to talk of graduating from FUTO because we all knew him in his growing up days.  As far as I am concerned Sen. Hope Uzodinma is a secondary school dropout. He worked in a bakery in Lagos and also worked as a driver to Maurice and Goddy Ibekwe. He was also a driver to the Evuleocha family in Mbaise. None of these people will tell you that this man ever went to FUTO...

“Oliseh is too innocent to handle Eagles” – Mitchel Obi

[caption id="attachment_8487" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sunday Oliseh, Super Eagles Coach[/caption] TVC E, SPORTS - Veteran sports presenter and analyst, Mitchel Obi has described the coach of the male senior national team, Sunday Oliseh as "too innocent" to handle the Super Eagles. Obi, who featured on TVC's weekly sport programme, Obi said he has never hid his views about Oliseh, saying Eagles would have won their last group stage game against Guinea at the ongoing Championship of African Nations, CHAN, but for the coach's inexperience. " Oliseh is too innocent to handle Super Eagles. If he was experienced enough, Eagles would have won their game against Guinea. "If the boys were allowed to play the game the way they wanted to play it, they would have won. Even the Guinean coach said they over rated us, meaning they were disappointed by what they met. "I think something went wrong in the technical team and if Oliseh was...

How I got Angelique kidjo on Play Na Play-Omawumi

[embed]http://https://youtu.be/4Pb2F48_7A8[/embed] Omawumi is proud to say she is the 12th child amongst 14 children. Her mother shaped her to the Artiste, Songwriter, Entertainer that we know. Her law degree did not deter her passion for music, she describes it as a way to empower and communicate with people. In her interview with TVCconnectMeets, she spills the beans about how she got Angelique Kidjo. "I wrote play na play in 2013, and sang the song to cohbams and i said i wanted to feature Angelique kidjo on the song, it was blind faith" She used all the contacts she had to reach Angelique Kidjo but it was so shocking to her that the people you would expect to have Angelique's contact didn't at all. Finally she got Angelique through a booking agent for shows in Africa, and from that day she made up her mind that she would never let her go.    ...

I haven’t closed my door to marriage – Doris Simeon

[caption id="attachment_8063" align="alignleft" width="300"] Doris Simeon[/caption] TVC E, INTERVIEW - Like the popular cliche “once bitten twice shy” popular Nollywood star, Doris Simeon is not leaving anything to chance as far as issue of marriage is concerned. Although she admits her door is not shut to marriage, she’s not under pressure to remarry. In a chat with TVCconnectMeets, an online platform that features celebrities, the Edo born actress said her door is opened to marriage but not desperate to remarry. “I say it a lot and I will still say it. I didn’t close my door to marriage, if it comes fine and if not. Even if I am ugly than what anyone can imagine, I’ll still get those who’ll love me. Of course there is a man…..” Speaking on what her asset is, the Nollywood star cum TV presenter said her skin is her greatest asset. "I’ll say my skin, yeah my skin! A lot...

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