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“I don’t have money to build my dreams” – Antar Laniyan admits

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“I don’t have money to build my dreams” – Antar Laniyan admits

Veteran Nollywood filmmaker, Antar Laniyan has shared that his desire is to build his own film academy for young talents who wants to hone their acting skills but he is hindered by one thing.

In an interview with Punch Newspaper, Laniyan admits that despite all his years he has been in the Nigerian movie industry, he has not been able to save enough money to build his dreams.

He said, “If any rich man approaches me now, I will tell him I want an academy where I can raise new talents. This is what I know how to do best, but when you don’t have money, your ideas will go to bed. The problem with our industry is that people believe an actor is as rich as the role he plays. That is a fake assumption; we are not rich. But if we have people who can help us, we can do better. The easterners help each other. Once they see that an individual has talent, the rich ones among them are always willing to support him or her. Though we have some selfless southerners too, I have yet to get any help from them.”

On colleagues who flaunt wealth on social

media, Laniyan said,  “If you deceive yourself, it will be hard to get helpers. If you appear to be rich on social media, people will conclude you are rich.”Expressing optimism for the future of the industry, the talented actor added, “I know things will get better for actors. Many movies are going to the cinema now and one makes more money there than selling DVD. I know there is a better tomorrow for Nollywood; I see us attaining greater heights”.

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Only Blackface can explain the problem he has with me – 2face Idibia

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2face Idibia has once again reacted to recent outburst by his former band member, Blackface as their long standing beef continues to gain momentum.

Blackface who claims to have built the name Plantashun Boiz is accusing 2face and his manager, Efe Omorogbe of stealing his song titled ‘Let Somebody Love You’.

Only Blackface can explain the problem he has with me – 2face Idibia

In this new interview on Max FM, 2face simply says,

na only Black fit explain the problem he get with me’.

Both musicians already have a case in court over copyright infringement.

 

Earlier this month, Blackface took to his Instagram page to declare total war on 2face.

He wrote:

Can the #WAR officially begin @official2baba ? I say it has now #officially… even though you been taking secret shots but you can come out in the open now You know your career is going to end when this is finally over #youareoverwith2019 🐍

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That Atiku speaks Fulfulde doesn’t make him a Fulani – Miyetti Allah

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The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Fulani has said for the fact that Atiku Abubakar speaks the language Fulfulde, does not mean that he is a full fledged Fulani Man.

Atiku, who made the claim during a campaign rally in Jigawa State, described Buhari as a fake Fulani man, saying, “a real Fulani man would not drag his followers into extreme poverty like what is happening under the All Progressives Congress administration.”

That Atiku speaks Fulfulde doesn’t make him a Fulani – Miyetti Allah

The National Secretary, Miyetti Allah, Mr Saleh Alhassan, however, stated that Buhari’s inability to speak Fulfulde did not make him any less of a Fulani man, The Punch reports.

Alhassan said:

“The truth of the matter is that, in several places in Adamawa State, they speak Fulfulde. The fact that Atiku speaks Fulfulde doesn’t make him a Fulani man.

“If you look at Atiku physically, he doesn’t carry the biological features of a Fulani man. You look at Atiku and you see the Bantu tribe. He doesn’t belong to the Sudanic tribe.

“Also, we don’t know Atiku’s uncle and all Fulani know their uncles. Have you ever seen Atiku’s uncle? His claim to Fulani background is shrouded in uncertainty because nobody knows his uncles. Buhari’s ‘Fulani-ness’ is not in doubt. His father was an Ardo, a Fulani leader. So, I think it is not an issue.”

The Fulani leader stated that his community had rejected Atiku in the elections because he “doesn’t share in our pains and problems,” adding that the PDP candidate wanted to “use our problems and campaign with them.”

He stated:

“Is Atiku not responsible for the crisis on the Mambilla Plateau? They went there, took over the land from the indigenous people and created mega farms and ranches, plunging them (Fulani) into poverty.

“If there is anybody that has created poverty, it is Atiku and the PDP. Over the 16 years they ruled this country, they virtually raped the country in a very shameful manner. It will be a disaster for Nigeria for Atiku to become president and I know God will not allow it because he doesn’t mean well for the poor people in this country.

 

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Being sexy is a curse, I hate my body – Princess Shyngle

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Gambian Ghana-based actress, Princess Shyngle, has said being sexy is a curse and this point in her life, she literally hates her body.

Being sexy is a curse, I hate my body – Princess Shyngle

The actress who is considered to be one of the most endowed actresses in Africa took to social media, earlier today to rant on her body.

Taking to her Instagram stories, the curvy actress wrote:

Being sexy is a f**king curse. At this point, I literally hate body. ‘

This would not be the 1st time Princess Shyngle would come online to rant about her personality.

The actress had at time complained on how she spent all her money just to look good for the gram. But thanks to her parents, she re-traced her steps on time before it was too late.

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