The national President of Actors' Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas has made it clear that Nollywood is not a dumping ground for evictees. (Photo credit: Emeka Rollas' Instagram page) He took to his official Instagram page on Sunday night, September 5, 2021, to make this known.
The arrest of the Chiwetalu Agu by the Nigerian soldiers on Thursday had sparked outrage from members of the public, and several people had called for his immediate release. It was gathered that the veteran Nollywood actor was arrested in Upper Iweka area of Onitsha and taken to 82 Division Enugu.
Popular Nollywood actor by the name Chiwetalu Agu was arrested yesterday at Onitsha in Anambra state, this was after he was seen wearing an outfit which looked similar to the Biafran flag. According to reports by the army, he was soliciting for support from people around him for the Biafran movement.
Image credit: Vanguard News The Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN on Tuesday secured the release of Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, from the Department of State Services on Tuesday. Recall that he was arrested by Nigerian Army on October 7, 2021 but was later handed over the DSS for further investigations and prosecution.
Nollywood stars attack AGN president, after he said that Nollywood is not a dumping ground for BBNaija evicted housemates
The president of Actors Guide of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas, has been attacked by some Nollywood actors and actresses, after he made a post concerning the evicted BBNaija housemates. Emeka Rollas said that Nollywood is not a dumping ground for evicted Big Brother Naija housemates.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) on Friday confirmed that Nollywood Actor, Chiwetalu Agu, has been arrested by men of the Department of State Services (DSS). The AGN President, Emeka Rollas stated that the actor was rearrested by DSS Officers immediately he was released by the Nigerian Army.
A popular Nollywood Star Actress Doris Chima is dead. The actress reportedly died at the age of 63 after a prolonged sickness of the cancer of the breast. Until her death, she was a founding member of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and also the former vice chairperson of AGN, Lagos State chapter.
Chiwetala Agu, a popular Nollywood actor, has been trending on social media since a viral video of him being arrested by security officers for wearing a cloth thought to be connected with secessionists in the South-East leaked online yesterday. The President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Emeka Rollas reacts to Chiwetalu Agu's arrest, claiming that he shouldn't have worn the Biafran attire.
Nigeria has just witnessed another celebrity fight as it has now become a common trend among celebrities. This fight occurred between a popular Nigerian actor Jim Iyke and another actor Uche Maduagwu. It all began when Uche Maduagwu made accusations against Jim Iyke in a video that went viral online.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), secured the release of Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, from the Department of State Services on Tuesday. They made this known through a statement on their official Instagram page titled, ‘Chiwetalu Agu released to Actors Guild Of Nigeria.’
The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has reacted to the arrest of one of it's members, Mr. Chiwetalu Agu. While confirming the incident the President of the AGN, Emeka Rollas, expressed that the Nollywood actor should have known better than to behave the way he did, considering the current state of the region.
Emeka Rollas, the National president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has stated that the Nollywood movie industry is not a dumping ground for evicted Big Brother Naija housemates. He disclosed this on Sunday night after the eviction of four housemates from the reality show.
The founding member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Doris Chima, has been announced dead after a long-fought battle with breast cancer. The embattled Nollywood actress endured tough times after being diagnosed in 2020 and affected breast cut off. Confirming the sad news, Lagos chairman of the AGN, Mr Emeka Rising Ibe, said he is still in shock over the incident cause Chima was a dedicated member and a good woman.
The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas has thrown cold water on some of the evicted housemates of the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality TV show who had indicated an interest in joining Nollywood. Rollas declared: “Nollywood! Not a dumping ground for evictees!!!
The National President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) shared a list on his Instagram page shortly after the eviction of Tega, Peace, Boma, and Michael. Recall that BBNaija Shine Ya Eye Season 6 evicted some members yesterday, Sunday after it announced some days before the day of eviction that their would be kingsize eviction.
Since yesterday the members of Actors Guild of Nigeria(AGN), Association of Movie Producers(AMP) have been making moves to secure the release of their colleague and veteran and today according to a press release by actors Guild of Nigeria's director of communications Monalisa Chinda, Chief Chinwetalu Agu has been released to the association led by Mr Emeka Rollas through His SA Steve Eboh who confirmed the release.
Actress Mary Njoku has reacted to the statement made by AGN President about those evicted from Big Brother Naija. Recall that the President of Actors' Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, said that Nollywood is not a dumping site for those evicted from BBNaija. However, the statement did not go well with Mary Njoku as she laid out several reasons why the industry is a "home to all".
The Nigerian Movie Industry is arguably one of the biggest Entertainment platforms in the world. Nollywood has given so many people the opportunity to showcase their hidden talents and earn a living. Bbnaija is also of TV shows that helps Nigerian youths to showcase themselves to a vast number of audience.
Following the eviction of some of the Big Brother Naija housemates last night, the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Mr. Emeka Rollas has noted that Nollywood would not accept some of these evicted housemates to play some movie roles in the industry. There is no doubt that Mr. Emeka was referring to Boma and one of the evicted female housemates, Tega.
Nollywood actors have taken to their various social media handle to disagree with the statement made by the Actors Guild of Nigeria’s (AGN) national president Emeka Rollas, after he fired shots at evicted housemates of popular Nigerian reality show, Big Brother Nigeria. In a recent social media post where he tagged multiple blogs, the AGN president declared participants of the show unfit for the Nigerian movie industry.