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Nollywood Turns 20! GEJ marks it with an ELABORATE presidential dinner

The president hosted a presidential dinner, on Saturday March 2nd at the State House in Marina, Lagos. to celebrate Nollywood at 20.

The event which had about 750 selected guests including A-list actors, actresses, movie producers/directors, top corporate executives, politicians among others, was put together by the Presidency to celebrate the successes of Nollywood over the past 20 years.
During the event, President Jonathan unveiled a pictorial book titled ‘Icons of Nollywood’ – and promised to pump N3 billion into Nollywood  in order to empower the industry while Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom promised to finance a N50million ‘Goodluck Jonathan Prize Award’  which will be shared by the best Nollywood actor, actress, film maker and other award categories.
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Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News.She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books.Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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