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Oyo State Government Drums Support for Ibadan International Film Festival

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Oyo State Government through its Ministry of Youths and Sports has assured premium support for the maiden edition of Ibadan International Film Festival. Commissioner of Youths and Sports, Seun Fakorede gave the assurance when he received a team of the Ibadan International Film Festival led by the convener, Usman Ogunlade, a renowned and versatile film-maker from the state

The team in company of the Festival Director – Babatunde Ojobaro, a prominent comedian and thespian; the Communications and Media Head – Femi Davies Alagbala; discussed the essence of the initiative and plan of action for the Ibadan International Film Festival.

Speaking on the initiative, Ogunlade said it was conceptualised by tracing back film making history to Ibadan, Oyo state from way back to the early days of WBS/WNTV and how it all started from Ibadan.

“Ibadan is the Origin of filmmaking and as indigenes, we felt we should bring this home has been in the industry for a long and working closely with the giants in the Industry. It is important to create a platform for upcoming filmmakers to showcase their talents, filmmakers to brainstorm, network and discuss the future of the film industry.”

 

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In his remark, the Commissioner commended the initiative and pledged the State Government’s unalloyed support to the Ibadan International Film Festival.

He added that the duty of the government is to create an enabling environment for youths to grow and the present government is ready to support the youths with good initiative.

“Film making started from here and such an initiative should fly and be given support. We, therefore, assure you of the State Government’s unalloyed support through this Ministry” he added

Giving out information about the film festival, Ojobaro said the festival will be held for 3 days which is slated from 22nd – 24th September 2022 at the state capital. The event according to Ojobaro is aimed at bringing on board the movers and shakers of the filmmaking industry.

“We want to create opportunities for growing filmmakers and creatives with our master classes, brainstorming session and networking and of course film screening which will review films from all over the world not just limited to Ibadan, Nigeria, Africa which is why it is an International Film Festival”

Meanwhile, the film submissions for screening open on Saturday, 4th of June 2022 as the maiden edition of the Ibadan International Film Festival is set to premiere in the ancient city of Ibadan, Oyo State from 22nd – 24th September 2022.

 

 

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OREOLUWA BROWN SHOOTS “TANMOSOKO”

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set for harvest of “enthronement for his Mercies”
 
Famed Nigerian gospel preacher, social crusader, public speaker, right activist and filmmaker, Oreoluwa Eniobanke Brown has hit location for the movie, “tanmosoko”. 
The movie which primarily deals with the issue of breast cancer ; tells the story of a beautiful and hard working illiterate woman who falls in love and marries an abusive drunk for a husband and later starts witnessing the symptoms of breast cancer but her ignorance leds her to self denials and into the hands of fraudulent prophets.
It features the likes of Femi Fadeyi, Fitila Layinka Bamidele, Taiwo Ibikunle, Modupe Johnson a.k.a fali we’re Pe, Olayinka Solomon and Oreoluwa Brown Who produced and directed the movie among others.
In the words of the hyper talented film maker “this movie is our own quota in eradicating breast cancer by letting women understand that early dictation is the only known way to arrest the pandemic. In the words of those in the know the movie will be released on world cancer day and will be available to the public both online and through traditional means of distributing a movie.
In other news, the diverse hunk who is the Shepherd-In-Charge of Shalom Blessed International a vibrant parish of the Celestial Church Of Christ, has declared October 30th 2022, as the day for the parish’s annual harvest and thanksgiving service which has been tagged “enthronement for his mercies”, subsequently a three days revival has been declared in preparation for the annual event. From today Wednesday to Friday the church that has been in a month long fast will be in fervent prayers to make themselves worthy of the blessings of God that will be released on the service day.
According to the revered preacher “you cannot be enthroned if you are not endorsed that is why we are seeking God’s endorsement in this revival and that is why I am appealing to God’s faithfuls to stay in spirit so this special visitation will not pass them by”
What should the faithful s expect God? “ God has spoken clearly. That he is visiting us with Mercy for breakthrough, healing , spiritual growth in fact great Mercies for all he concluded.
Leading the ministration is Apostle Oreoluwa Eniobanke Brown and the following ministers, prophet Emmanuel Bamidele, prophet Delelola, Eniola Bello, Tomiisin Brown, O’Femi Smile, Segun Bankole, His Grace, Goddey Wilson, Tunde Owoeye, Loba Isrealight and and Evans
You can join the daily activities @Oreoluwa Brown Adeseyoju on Facebook

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Prince CJ Gives Back to the Less Privileged

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It was a celebration galore penultimate week as top musician who also doubles as a clearing agent, Nwanazia Daniel Chukwu popularly known as Prince CJ touched lives with his charity organization, Global Lives Touching Foundation.

The outreach that took place in Delta State, Ogwashi had top personalities from all walks of life who commended the organizers for putting up such a great initiative.

According to the prime mover of the foundation, Prince CJ the mission and vision of the charity humanitarian is to provide for the welfare of members, especially the less privilege which includes; the needy widows, widowers and those facing different challenges.

In his words, he said “The charity organizations is an avenue to reach out to the needy and also to organise training, workshop, seminars to empower youths.”
“Aside that, the youths are going to enjoy free scholarship and trade empowerment funds. It will also, promote, care and make peace in the environment, communities, schools, sports, religious bodies and many more.”
He also said, ” “Global Lives Touching Foundation is a non-governmental organization that was established to fend for youths, widow and the needy. We have contributed towards the education of the young and old. Today, we have donated gift, food and working tools for the people of Ogwashi. We also have over many students on our scholarship scheme and we hope to do more because we realized that, when a woman loses her husband, both the family members and people around her abandon her to her faith. Prior to that, we have made it our priority to be a shoulder they can lean on anytime they are in need. We don’t just give, we empowered, educate and train them on skill acquisition so has to enable them to fend for themselves and their children.” he concluded.

It will also interest you to know that, the NGO is also meant to inspire and raise youths to a position of responsibility and independence with a deep sense of purpose and destiny and be useful to the society.
And the organisation is also assisting in the health, safety and general well being of the member of the society.

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SUPER DJ SILVER SET TO HIT AGEGE WITH “MAFO” CONCERT

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Popular disc jockey, Kabiru Oladipupo, popularly known as DJ Silver, is the brain behind the project and vision of the “MAFO” Musical Concert.

Ogo Agege as fondly called was born in Agege Area of Lagos State, though hails from Oyo State from Isale Oja Agege. His passion for entertainment through music started in his early life while in Central Primary School, Agege. He proceeded his academics at Anwaru Islam College Agege before wrapping up his educational journey at Ire Polytechnic, Osun State.

DJ Silver who began his career in 2009 has built an admirable fan base of music lovers as well as a professional repertoire as one of the official DJs for an award-winning radio station, Jordan 105.5fm Lagos.

He emerged the first official DJ to Club Ice, situated in GRA Ikeja, and without mincing words, he commands attention within the streets of Lagos and beyond with his crafts, he is a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry.

His musical concert titled “MAFO” is scheduled to hold on October 8th, 2022 at the prestigious Agege stadium.

The musical concert is expected to attract prominent and household names in the music and political industry.

The concert is set to be a true musical delight, as different A-list Nigerian artists are scheduled to thrill their audience.

In his words, he urges his fans and music lovers to be optimistic about the event.

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