INTERVIEW

INTERVIEW

Chioma Toplis: Nollywood, marriage and ‘busybodies’

Chioma Toplis For years Chioma Toplis has been A significant part of Nollywood with her signature of excellence emblazoned on some of the great movie productions in the industry. The tempo would however be slowed due to injuries that precipitated series of surgeries on her.  Today, the actress is fit and back to movie sets as she explains in this interview with NGOZI EMEDOLIBE. Excerpts: How would you describe your journey in Nollywood so far after 16 years? This is actually my 17th year in the industry; and I must...
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What Igbos should do if denied 2023 presidency: Business mogul, Ikechukwu Igboanugo speaks

Chief Igboanugo Awka-Etiti, Anambra State born industrialist, Chief IKB Igboanugo, hardly grants a press interview, but in this interaction, he shares his views on a number of burning issues in Nigeria. Excerpts: As an entrepreneur, how has it been and what policies of the Federal Government have dealt a negative blow on your operations in business? We are into importation, exportation and general contracts. Importers are going through hell in the hands of Customs; to clear one container now in Lagos is hellish. It is the same when you are...
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Rykardo Agbor: My exploits in Yoruba, English movie sectors

Rykardo Agbor Nollywood star, Rykardo Agbor from Ikom, Cross River State is a cinematic force to embrace. He told IFECHI OKOH, how one can bridge the Yoruba and English movie sectors successfully for VERIFIED NEWS NGR. Excerpts: How did your romance with the theatre start and what efforts made it faster and better? My romance with the industry started as far back as 1992 when Leo Merenini took me to Fidelis Duker’s office for an audition of ‘Visa to Hell’. That time, there was no GSM. So, getting information as...
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Victor Osuagwu: Shares comedy so much he wedded with a lorry

Victor Osuagwu The story of comedy in Nigeria will probably not be complete without the name of Victor Osuagwu, one of the many products of the University of Port Harcourt, doing well in the entertainment industry. He explains how he found succour in comic roles in this interview with VERIFIED NEWS. Excerpts: Did comedy come because you could not find a job? At the age of seven, I had already started acting in the church. Even in the primary school, we used to act some drama sketches, but honestly I...