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TAMVAAS AWARDS 2016 GATHERS MOMENTUM***NOLLYWOOD STARS; CELEBRITIES SET TO STORM SOUTH AFRICA

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Theatre and Motion Picture Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPPAN) South Africa a.k.a TAMPPAN-SOUTH AFRICA is one of the international state branches of the Theatre and Motion Picture Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPPAN) established and incorporated in Pretoria, South Africa. The branch was formed based on the need for the body representing professionals of the second largest entertainment industry in the world (Nollywood) to bring into the body’s fold members off the shores of Nigeria, thereby taking the professional body, to an international level.

The story is now that Theatre and Motion Picture Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPPAN) has gone international by having its South Africa organ coming into existence, thanks to the unwavering efforts of the Board of Trustees of the South Africa branch led by Olamilekan Ojo a.k.a Gbatami.

TAMVAAS AWARDS, is initiated by Nollywood veteran act, Olamilekan Ojo popularly known as Gbatami who see need for actors and actresses as well as personalities behind the scene to be recognized both within and outside the shore of Nigeria.

In his words “It is the platform for the promotion of entertainment excellence through recognition of professional entertainment artworks in theatre and motion pictures of Nigerian and South African origins.”

The brains and hands behind this innovative project includes; Otunba Wale Balogun, Victor Okafor, Prince Fube Danor, Adekunle Adebowale, Emiola Afolabi, Friday Eromosele, Reinett Mahlodi Ekoh, Otunba Olufemi.

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Meanwhile, there are other African entertainment award events recognizing performance in Africa, TAMVAAS is specifically designed to recognize the input of professionals in the Nigerian and South African entertainment industries:

However, this maiden edition will witness the presence of; Dele Odule as Guest of Honour, Speaker of the Day – Taiwo Abdulrasheed Abdullah – Hon House of Assembly Kwara State, Father of the Day – Otunba Olufemi Luliluli – CEO Luliluli Hotel SOUTH Africa and many more notable personalities from different works of life.

Date is 1sr of October, 2016 at The New Maroela Hotel, Pretoria North, South Africa, time is 2pm – 9pm.

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Based on this, TAMVAAS has created awards for the following categories:

AWARD CATEGORIES

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

MOST PROLIFIC ACTOR (MALE)

LIVING LEGEND

SET DESIGNER

MOST PROLIFIC ACTOR (FEMALE)

BEST ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE

SOUND MANAGER

BEST ACTOR (MALE)

BEST YORUBA MOVIES MARKETER

LIGHT MANAGER

BEST TV PRESENTER (MALE)

BEST IGBO MOVIES MARKETER

CONTINUITY MANAGER

BEST TV PRESENTER (FEMALE)

BEST HAUSA MOVIES MARKETER

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

BEST YORUBA TV PROGRAMME

BEST MUSICAL VIDEO PRODUCER

PRODUCTION MANAGER           

BEST IGBO TV PROGRAMME

BEST HIPHOP ARTIST

SCRIPT WRITER

BEST HAUSA TV PROGRAMME

BEST ACTOR – COMEDY

BEST MUSICAL PROGRAMME

BEST YORUBA ACTOR (MALE)

BEST MUSICAL SHOW PRESENTER

BEST YORUBA ACTOR (FEMALE)

BEST FUJI MUSICIAN

BEST IGBO ACTOR (FEMALE)

BEST ISLAMIC MUSICIAN

BEST HAUSA ACTOR (FEMALE)

BEST GOSPEL MUSICIAN

The event is strictly by invitation and exclusive to shybellmedia publisher of shybellmedia.blogspot.com and

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Reactions Trail Arrest Of Cross Dresser, Bobrisky

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Cross dresser, Idris Okuneye popular as Bobrisky has been arrested.

Bobrisky was arrested by police officers in his Lekki home and whisked to an unknown destination.

His arrest has not been isolated from his lifestyle choices. There are those who believe that aside from being a cross dresser, Bobrisky is also gay.

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However, mixed reactions regarding the arrest have also been pouring in with some people commending the police for arrest, while others have kicked against it saying that there are more serious issues bedevilling the country.

Recall that in 2019, the police shut down the cross dresser’s birthday party leading to waste in drinks and food prepared for the shindig.

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Why I Had To Fix My Eyes- Mike Ezuruonye

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Thespian, Mike Ezuruonye, has detailed the experience he went through in surgery while fixing his eye.

According to him, surgeons spent eight hours fixing his eyes due to growth which had encroached into the pupil of both of his eyes.

Blaming the situation on harsh movie production lights, he revealed that doctors advised that he should undergo surgery to prevent permanent damage, adding that he is grateful for the gift of sight.

Advising people to spend less time staring at phones and laptops screens, Ozuruonye said that they would be at risk if they continued.

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He wrote: “Forgive being Reluctant but just had to share…Many don’t know what we go through in the course of our work (FILM MAKING)…

“Had a growth encroaching the pupil of both eyes cos of overexposure to HARSH movie Production LIGHTS over the Years…(Heard looking into your PHONE/COMPUTER for too long also puts one in Danger)…Advised to get Surgery done, I was Scared…

“After Surgery, for over 8 hrs, I was without sight as my eyes were Demanded Tightly Closed, Tightly Shut by the Ophthalmologist Team of Doctors…Hmmm…

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“These Made me Appreciate more the GIFT of Sight GOD gave me…Goshhhh that I can never ever take for Granted..Scary experience…But GOD is always Faithful…Glad Surgery was SUCCESSFUL and I will be back real soon to my work and Passion…

“Thanks to my FANS and TRUE SUPPORTERS..(NOTE Pls: Don’t adhere to any IMPOSTOR who would want to take advantage to defraud anyone of his or her money…Pls I am Fine and Healing) I love you all always”.

 

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Will Mercy Eke Survive Nollywood?

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Fans of the Nigerian movie industry popular as Nollywood have reacted to the debut of reality show star Mercy Eke into the industry.

Eke made her debut via Toyin Abraham’s soon to be released movie titled Fate of Alakada.

Fate of Alakada is a sequel to Abraham’s highly successful comic franchise Alakada which first, second, and third edition tagged Alakada Reloaded went on to be in a class of it’s own, raking in up to 70 million Naira at the cinema.

Eke’s debut also features social media comedian Broda Shaggi. Unveiling Eke as one of the stars of the movie, Abraham took to social media Instagram to write:

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“Thanks my darling @official_mercyeke for coming onset, fam watch out for @official_mercyeke in Fate of Alakada in cinemas 10th April 2020.”

While news of the acting career of the winner of the 2019, Big Brother Naija reality show aptly tagged Pepper Dem Gang has been greeted with positive vibes, there are also those who have questioned the likelihood that she would make it as an actress.

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Asides the fact that she is a greenhorn in the industry, she is not known to have acted in any movie, with her roles in front of the camera being as a vixen.

All of the doubts will, however, be put to rest or otherwise when Fate of Alakada hit the cinema on April 10.

Eke has been recording a lot of positive feats since winning the show, signing several endorsement deals.

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