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Nigeria’s multi-ethnicity: A blessing to Nollywood

Nigeria is a multi-ethnic country. This status has brought the country different chaos at different times of its history but for the entertainment industry, the diversity of the ethnicity in the giant of Africa nation, is a colossal blessing. The Nigerian movie industry is endowed with talents from all the geo-cultural regions of the country. […]

Leadway Assurance seeks partnership with Nollywood

Leadway Assurance Company Ltd. has indicated interest to partner Nollywood on “Production Package Insurance.” Ms Olubusola Makinde, Associate Manager of the company, made the proposal on Wednesday at the ongoing 13th Abuja International Film Festival. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the proposal was contained in a presentation titled “Production Package Policy for […]

Two Lives And Other Stories By Reuben Abati

By Reuben Abati Two lives lost recently in the creative industry convey useful messages in terms of the import of their careers and the circumstances of their departure: the elderly actress, simply known as Bukky Ajayi, and the music entrepreneur, multi-talented artiste, producer and musician, Babatunde Okungbowa, popularly known as OJB Jezreel. Bukky Ajayi died […]

Minister mourns Bukky Ajayi, calls her an iconic thespian

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described Zainab Bukola Ajayi, who died on Wednesday, as an iconic thespian and a colossus of her time who has left an indelible footprint in the country’s creative landscape. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said despite her advanced age, it […]

Filmmaker tells Nollywood to refresh film production

A Nigerian filmmaker, Efe Mike, on Wednesday, urged filmmakers and marketers in the country to revitalise film production by adopting new techniques. Mike in Lagos said that African countries, including Nollywood, should learn from other countries, which had made their marks in filmmaking. “It has become a thing of the past that local filmmakers or […]

“I was sexually abused”- Rita Edochie

Popular Nollywood actress, Mrs Rita Edochie said she was a victim of sexual abuse many years ago and called on parents to regularly communicate with their children. Edochie revealed this in an interview on Wednesday in Abuja. Edochie, who was a guest at a seminar to end violence against children, told NAN that she was […]

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

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, […]

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