Nollywood

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MNET scriptwriter, Osang Abang, dies in road accident

Mr Abang was a content co-writer for Tinsel, a popular Nigerian soap opera and was also the head writer of the African Magic series, BattleGround.

CELLULOID: Unveiling Fadeyi Oloro, the known gunman

A master dribbler, Fadeyi was the old Yoruba Nollywood’s response to Maradona. Ah, Fadeyi was a delight on the big screen!

Omotola gets special recognition in Los Angeles

The honour was given her by the City of Los Angeles in recognition of her notable contributions to black film.

French president Emmanuel Macron with Nollywood artists during a live show in Lagos, Nigeria. EPA-EFE/Ludovic Marin

Nigeria is punching below its weight despite massive soft power capacity

There are three key ways in which Nigeria exercises some degree of soft power.

The late Yoruba actress, Funmilayo ‘Ijewuru’ Ogunsola

Veteran Yoruba actress, Funmilayo ‘Ijewuru’ Ogunsola, is dead

The deceased was the fourth wife of the late veteran Yoruba actor, Ishola Ogunsola.

PARK CITY, UTAH - FEBRUARY 02: Director Chinonye Chukwu speaks onstage during the Sundance Film Festival Awards Night Ceremony at Basin Recreation Field House on February 02, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Nigerian’s Chinonye Chukwu becomes first black woman to win Sundance biggest prize

Her film, “Clemency,” a gripping death row drama starring Alfre Woodard, as a prison warden struggling with the emotional demands of her job, won the festival’s biggest prize.

MC Oluomo at his thankgiving service at his Ejigbo, Lagos home

Yoruba movie stars storm MC Oluomo’s thanksgiving service

The show of love was quite overwhelming for the celebrant and he broke into tears

Chisom Gabriella plays the lead role in a new drama series titled Halita

New Nollywood drama ‘Halita’ set to hit airwaves

Halita tells the story of a young woman who is forced to flee the village and a crooked suitor,

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh exposes secret lifestyle of Nigerian celebrities

Tonto Dikeh is not the only Nollywood actress who has berated her colleagues who show off on social media.

New election-themed short film ‘Choices’ debuts

The film, Choices, tells the story of Tega, the only son of a family whose father has over the years, been a political thug and a mercenary.

Ireti Doyle

What acting has given me that nothing else can — Ireti Doyle

Ireti Doyle speaks about becoming an actress and a grandmother.

Adewale Olarenwaju, aka 'Ishow Larry' [Photo: Daily Advent Nigeria]

Yoruba actor, Adewale Olarenwaju, aka ‘Ishow Larry’, is dead

The late actor began his career as a makeup artist on the set of several Yoruba movies before becoming an actor.

Regina Daniels

Election: Atiku gives actress Regina Daniels appointment

The teen star is the latest Nollywood actor to endorse Mr Abubakar’s election bid on social media.

Fatimah Abdulkadir, Ralph Nwadike and Hilda Dokubo pictured at the NFVCB training in Lagos

Nigerian filmmakers, actors trained in film classification

The training held in Lagos.

Award-winning producer-director Bobby Heaney, pictured, is the Magic in Motion Academy director overseeing 12 interns, below, at the inaugural Magic in Motion Academy, which is a rebranded M-Net corporate social investment initiative.

Foreign film experts to host Nollywood masterclass in Lagos

The experts, drawn from South Africa, Kenya and India, will host a Nollywood masterclass at the MultiChoice Talent Factory which kicks off in Lagos on Friday.

Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh rejects prayers to be reunited with ex-husband

Tonto got married to Olakunle in August 2015 and got separated in early part of 2017.

Basketmouth to release Nollywood horror film

The comedian says he worked on the movie for six years.

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. Netflix

Movie Review: Lionheart by Genevieve Nnaji

Lionheart makes history as the first Nigerian movie to be acquired by NETFLIX.

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. Netflix

‘King of Boys’, ‘Lion Heart,’ others top 10 Nollywood movies for 2018

Nkem Owoh, Sola Sobowale, Genevieve Nnaji, Pete Edochie, Patience Ozokwo and others made the list of top ten Nollywood actors.

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. Netflix

What Netflix’s involvement in Nigeria’s massive film industry really means

Is Netflix going to transform Nollywood? And how significant will its impact on the Nigerian film industry be?

Sandra Oh and Adam Samberg (Photo Credit: Vox)

Bohemian Rhapsody shines in Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards was hosted by Sandra Oh of Grey’s Anatomy and Andy Samberg of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

RMD cautions against ‘faking it’ on social media

During the final weeks leading to the New Year, social media was awash with pictures of new cars and houses displayed by Nigerian users, especially celebrities.

Mercy Aigbe's controversial red dress (1)

Controversies that rocked Yoruba film industry in 2018

2018 was drama-filled as usual with celebrity controversies keeping fans entertained.

Mr Latin [PHOTO CREDIT: Tvcontinental.tv]

Bolaji Amusan ‘Mr Latin’ emerges TAMPAN president

Mr Latin is to lead the association for the next four years.

Funke Akindele and husband, JJC Skillz

Funke Akindele welcomes twins

Funke’s sister, Ayo Ola-Muhammed, broke the news on Instagram on Saturday.