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AGN faults popular actress’ suspension

Crystabel Goddy suspended by a faction of the AGN

The Emeka Ike-led faction of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has faulted the suspension of controversial actress, Crystabel Goddy by Ibinabo Fiberesima, the embattled former President of the guild. An official statement signed by Femi Durojaiye, the national secretary to Emeka Ike’s faction of AGN, said “Our attention has been drawn to the purported […]

Dele Odule wants town hall stage shows revived

Dele Odule

A veteran actor, Dele Odule, on Wednesday called for the revival of town hall shows and building of more film show centres to boost entertainment industry. Odule told NAN in Lagos that films and live performances in town halls had gone moribund in the country. He advised the three tiers of government and Nollywood practitioners […]

Ibinabo Fiberesima granted bail by Appeal Court

Ibinabo Fiberesima

By Akin Kuponiyi Reprieve came the way of the ex-beauty queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima today as the Appeal court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria granted her bail. Fiberesima who is serving a five-year jail term in Kirikiri Prison for manslaughter has appealed the sentence passed in 2009 by a Lagos High Court at the Supreme […]

Actress Ibinabo Fiberesima gets N2m bail

Ibinabo Fiberesima

Funsho Arogundade Temporary respite came the way of embattled ex-beauty queen and actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, as the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday granted her a N2 million bail. The appellate court, in a two-one split judgment, decided that Fiberesima’s application for bail had merit. Justice Samuel Oseji, who read the lead […]

Nollywood’s finest gather to launch Africa Magic’s telenovela, ‘Hush’

Richard Mofe-Damijo

Funsho Arogundade On the night of 1 April 2016, film and television luminaries gathered at the Four Points by Sheraton in Victoria Island, Lagos, to enliven the premiere of Africa Magic’s new telenovela, ‘Hush.’ The event which was hosted by ace compere and TV personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, had in attendance ‎some of Nollywood’s biggest names, […]

Piracy: Nigerian Copyright Commission raids Alaba market

Some pirated materials recovered by NCC

In line with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) ongoing fight against piracy and intellectual property theft, the commission carried out an anti-piracy raid at Alaba International Market in Lagos on Saturday, 12 March, 2016. The raid followed a complaint by Mr. Gabriel Okoye (Gabosky), who alleged that a cinematography work titled “Invasion 1897” which was […]

Lai Mohammed to establish National Endowment for the Arts

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Development

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has announced plans to set up the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and establish the Motion Picture Practitioners Council of Nigeria (MOPPICON). A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday quoted the Minister as saying, at the 2016 Kannywood Awards in the nation’s capital on Saturday night, […]

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