I have found my Angel in this Lagos, her name is Angela

I was born here so I have virtually lived in Lagos all my life. I cannot tell my story without mentioning Lagos. That would be an incomplete story. Also, if I failed to mention Angela as a very important part…

Lagos danfo is sweeter than Nollywood – Lucia Edafioka

The yellow commercial bus, aka Danfo, is one of the symbols of Lagos. For the car-less, or those who aren’t sure of their route and are afraid of LASTMA or the men in black or are simply trying to avoid…

Genevieve Nnaji… ageless diva with LionHeart (Guardian)

Forget her pretty face and ageless looks, there’s something about Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji. Right from age eight when she starred in the popular television soap opera Ripples, to the point she featured in some TV commercials, including that of…

10 Nigerian books adapted to films of note – Chinyere Ifeka

The Nigerian film industry, otherwise known as Nollywood, has come a long way. From humble beginnings, the world is taking note. What with Lupita N’yongo currently working on adapting Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah to the screen. But one wonders why…

Chief Daddy Makes N40 Million In Its Opening Weekend (Guardian)

Chief Daddy Makes N40 Million In Its Opening Weekend (Guardian) Over the weekend, the new comedy from EbonyLife Films, Chief Daddy, debuted in cinemas across the country. The much-anticipated movie got off to a superb start, selling over N40 million…

Wait, do you know how Nollywood was born? – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The other name for Nigeria is Nollywood. Scoff at it, laugh off the phenomenon, but there’s no denying Nollywood as the alter ego of Nigeria in the eyes of an astounded world. The Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles,…

Multichoice kicks off DStv ‘I am’ brand campaign with Nollywood celebs (DailyTrust)

Pan-African digital TV service provider, Multichoice, has kicked off the “I am” campaign for its DStv brand with three Nollywood celebrities. The celebrities are veteran actresses Iretiola Doyle and Linda Ejiofor, and former BBNaija housemate, Tobi Bakre. Speaking at the…

Nigerian Politics and The Scourge Of Godfatherism – Magnus Onyibe

The journey to the political demise of the governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode has been titilating and salacious, bitter and sweet. The former because, if it’s a plot or storyline in a Nollywood movie, it would be a blockbuster.…

Death on a Lagos road -Lucia Edafioka

It is no coincidence that Lagos is home to Nigeria’s Nollywood. Every day after work, I look out for drama, something to spice up my evening, keep me amused through traffic; and I always get one or two shows. I…

What Genevieve Nnaji is saying about feminism

Genevieve Nnaji, an ace Nollywood actress, has openly declared she’s a proud feminist who embraces her femininity. The screen star made her stance about feminism known while appearing in an interview with Women and Hollywood Magazine, a media orgnaisation that educates,…

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