How Nollywood can help fight COVID-19 – Charles Granville

Award-winning film producer, Charles Granville, who recently donated some medical essentials like gloves, sanitisers and face masks towards the fight against COVID-19, has called on stakeholders in the Nigerian film industry otherwise known as Nollywood to deploy their celebrity status…

Nollywood as handshake across the Niger – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nigerian politicians always talk of the need for a handshake across the Niger. The politicos have from the First Republic been talking of forging an alliance between East and West toward the greater growth of Nigeria. Thus far it has…

‘Kasala!’ Ema Edosio’s film now on Netflix

Ema Edosio’s well-travelled debut Kasala! is on Netflix. The comedy has played in several film festivals home and abroad and is one of several amazing Nollywood films to have gone unnoticed because of the industry’s distribution challenges. Initially rejected by…

“Kpali” movie in cinemas December 20, 2019

Amaka is young, single and stressed out. A London-based investment banker, she is living her best life and navigating the constant pressure from her parents about getting married when life happens. Her company is downsising and to keep her job…

Genevieve Nnaji’s rise from Nollywood to Netflix (BBC)

Nigerian star and film director Genevieve Nnaji has already shown that she is a force to be reckoned with, so the disqualification of her Netflix film from the Oscars is unlikely to frustrate her ambitions. In fact, the rejection of…

Exploring the entrepreneurial possibilities in Nigeria’s media entertainment industry – Femi Odugbemi

A paper delivered at the 5th Distinguished Annual Guest Lecture of the School of Communication, Lagos State University on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Thank you very much for your invitation to speak to the subject ‘Exploring Entrepreneurial Potential in Nigeria’s…

‘Living in Bondage: Breaking Free’: Ramsey Nouah makes directorial debut with Nollywood blockbuster

The sequel to Living in Bondage, considered to be Nollywood’s first and most iconic blockbuster, is set to hit cinemas in November. Titled Living in Bondage: Breaking Free, and helmed by Play Network Africa in conjunction with Native Filmworks, it…

Genevieve Nnaji, Kate Beckinsale, others star in ’Farming’ (PremiumTimes)

Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji, has featured in Farming a new film by British-Nigerian actor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Nnaji starred alongside British movie star, Kate Beckinsale, and a host of other talented actors in the movie. In the movie, Nnaji and Akinnuoye-Agbaje…

Sola Sobowale, Simi, Niniola and Seyi Shay lead the sweet girls at Falz Experience II

Multi-talented entertainer, Falz hosted thousands of fans at the second edition of his headline show The Falz Experience II last night and with a lot of surprises the show proved to be one of the best concerts in Nigeria. An…

Iké Udé’s Africa Magic and the Idealization of Nollywood  – Toni Kan

Every age has its chronicles, every era its historians. Sometimes, what they capture is history told in a hurry, with events and defining moments captured in the gush. Sometimes it is introspection, with the passage of time, providing both perspective…

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