Reloaded Return For Kannywood’s Shining Star, Maryam Isah
Outside Nollywood, one other motion picture sub-sector that has the reputation of throwing up new talents almost on a quarterly basis is Kannywood. The Kano-based motion picture industry has thrown up many dynamic talents and there are so many others waiting in the wings to exhale. One of those young stars that Kannywood has thrown…
Behold new kings, queens of Nollywood
At the inception of Nollywood in the early 1990’s, there were many budding actors and actresses that dominated the screen. They rose to stardom and became household names.
Facebook, Afrinolly partner to empower creators with digital skills
The social media giant Facebook and Nollywood digital viewing platform, Afrinolly have announced plans to empower 3,000 creative entrepreneurs and 2,000 students on digital marketing skills. Known as Facebook for Creators, the partnership will train artists, photographers, designers, filmmakers, journalism students and others to leverage digital tools to gain more visibility around their work, engage…
Stalking the stunning Nollywood jewel, Genny Uzoma
There is a jewel in Nollywood that is gradually working her way up the top rung of the industry. She is so devoted to the acting craft and has been exhibiting a felt passion for the make-belief vocation.
2019 drama: Now that the season is upon us
Any good Nigerian who does well to observe political events in Nigeria would easily agree that the present crop of politicians is better by miles than many of the not-thoroughly-cooked actors in Nollywood, currently the world’s second largest film industry in terms of output.
Nollywood star, Paul Sambo, mentors students on careers
Notable actor and filmmaker Paul Sambo has advised students to discover themselves early and choose the careers most suitable for them.
Abiola Alabi: We want to tell young people that you can pick yourself up and rebuild
Biola Alabi is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, investor, public speaker and television host. Head of Biola Alabi Media, a consultancy and production company with expertise in strategic consulting for pay entertainment...
Award for top Yoruba actress Toyin Adegbola
Notable Yoruba actress, Toyin Adegbola, who is famous for playing the titular character in the 1991 movie ‘Asewo To Re Mecca’ will on June 24 receive the ‘Professional Excellence Award’ courtesy of Symbol of Hope Foundation.
Nollywood is an expression of grassroots, popular culture, a true revolution
Jonathan Haynes had firsthand experience with Nigerian film industry at its early days and fell in love with it immediately. He has gone on to write a great book on the industry, The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres.
Nigeria environment award berths
After months of working behind the scene, organisers have finally announced plans to host the maiden edition of Nigeria Environment Award. The initiative, according to the team, it’s high time Nigerians started paying attention to the environment like the rest of the world is currently doing.