Naira rain for Ailing Actors as Ned Nwoko pledgeN10m

LAGOS/Nigeria: Nollywood most celebrated in-law and billionaire, Chief Ned Nwoko has assisted the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) with the sum of N10m (Ten million naira). The amiable prince of the Niger-Delta made this pledge when President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas paid him a courtesy visit requesting for assistance to enable the guild members visit Hollywood to tidy up the twining arrangements with Screen Actors Guild of America -SAG AFTRA and help contribute to the AGN Trust Fund, designed to take care of ailing actors who…

National Peace Award: Emeka Rollas Honoured as Most Peaceful Actor in Nigeria

By Theresa Moses ABUJA/Nigeria: For his uncanny ability to stabilize and lead a rancour-free Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) for two years running, President of the guild, Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas has bagged the 2019 National Peace Award of ‘The Most Peaceful Actor’ in Nigeria. The prestigious award which held last weekend at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja also had other distinguished recipients like former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan; former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubarkar; Emir of Kano, HRH Sanusi Lamido; Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Taminu Turaki (SAN); Hon. Ned…

Kidney Transplant: Save Leo Mezie by Sending Money to Him Directly says AGN National President, Rollas

The Ailing Actor, Leo Mezie By Theresa Moses LAGOS/Nigeria: Disgruntled by controversy surrounding activities with regards to raising funds for a kidney transplant for popular actor, Mr. Leo Mezie, President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas has appealed to the public to desist from sending monies to accounts that are not in Mezie’s name so that he can have access to the funds. ‘We are saying that anybody who wants to assist him should pay directly into his account not the AGN foundation account. We will be…

Saraki’s Donation Not For Entire Nollywood – Emeka Rollas …Save Stanley Okoronkwo committee to tender an unreserved apology to the AGN Foundation

LAGOS/Nigeria: Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has reacted to a statement by the Save Stanley Okoronkwo Committee on the Senator Bukola Saraki’s donation to the Actors Guild Foundation for ailing actors. In a statement made available to the press by the Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Actors Guild President, Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas, High Chief Mcsmith Ochendo (Nwakanwa) said the statement is necessary to clarify some issues as to the disbursement of the fund especially in respect of the case of Stanley Okoronkwo. “Our attention has…

Ailing Actors Gets Relief as Saraki’s N5m Donation is Disbursed

LAGOS/Nigeria: Just as he promised, the national president, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas has begun the disbursement of the  N5m donated by the senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki to the Actors Guild Foundation (AGF) for ailing actors. Some of the beneficiaries that have been given temporary relief are excited and thankful to the senate president for the gesture. Some of them include veteran actress, Mrs.Patience Oseni; Mr.Tunde Alabi; Mr.Stanley Okoronkwo; Mr. Haruna Mohammed and Mrs. Obiageli Molobe. Oseni who spoke through her daughter, Dr. (Mrs.) Augusta…

Late Bambino: Actors Guild Donate N700, 000 to Family …To form a Co-Operative Society Among Members

By Theresa Moses LAGOS/Nigeria: President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas for the first time on Friday, August 30 did what many thought was impossible as he presented a cheque of N700,000 (seven hundred thousand naira) to the family of late actor, Chukwudi Bambino Anachina. This is a sign for better things to come true to his promise of always having as priority the welfare of members of the Nollywood community. It was gathered that the money was raised through the AGN member donations to the…

Nollywood Actor, Osuji Dies at 65

LAGOS/Nigeria: The Actors Guild of Nigeria has been thrown into mourning with the death of veteran actor, Mr. Chile Osuji. In a statement by the Special Assistant to the President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) on Media and Publicity, Ochendo McSmith, Osuji who was an Imo State based actor succumbed to the colds of death yesterday in Owerri, the Imo state capital. He was aged 65. The statement added that until his death, the deceased whose name was on the list of sick actors the recently launched AGN foundation is…

365 days in office: Actors Guild President, Emeka Rollas Launches Foundation

By Theresa Moses LAGOS/Nigeria: The President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas marks one year in office of the government of national unity and as promised, launched AGN Foundation to cater for ailing actors. The prestigious event took place at a well attended media briefing at Virgin Rose Resorts, Victoria Island Lagos on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 as practitioners, colleagues, well wishers and friends joined Rollas for achieving a milestone in the history of the industry. Rollas revealed that the foundation has a mandate of generating N500m…

I’M Not Involve in Any Film Project with Sylvester Stallone, Samuel l. Jackson, Emeka Rollas

Emeka Rollas By Theresa Moses LAGOS/Nigeria: Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) president, Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas has dissociated self from a poster in circulation on the internet and other places that has his photo, that of Ifeanyi Azodo and Hollywood veteran actors, Sylvester Stallone and Samuel L. Jackson for a film project. It could be recalled that the veteran Nollywood actor had sometimes ago warned against payment for movie audition in whatever guise. Rollas said that this particular poster stipulated the sum of $5.55 or N2, 000 for interested persons…

Actors Guild launched AGN-Foundation

By Theresa Moses LAGOS/Nigeria: The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has launched an AGN-FOUNDATION to see to the welfare of sick actors. The National President, AGN,  Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas in a short video lament incessant death of  actors as a result of illnesses not properly managed due to lack of funds. “The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has decided to launch an AGN-FOUNDATION which will take care of illness that requires N8 to 10million & above. I want to use this medium to appeal to the corporate organizations in…