All roads to FCT for Abuja International Film Festival
All is set for this year’s Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF).
‘Nollywood First’ celebrates beloved actress, Omowunmi Dada
It was her birthday on Thursday and as expected, social media was agog with congratulatory messages for star actress, Omowunmi Dada. Fans, friends, colleagues and family members took ample space on her social media handles
From NANTAP, honour for Sadiq Daba, Iya Awero, Iyen Obaseki, Sam Dede
With their investiture last Friday as members of the Body of Fellows of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), notable stage and screen practitioners, Sadiq Daba, Achibi Sam Dede, Iyen Agbonifo-Obaseki and veteran Yoruba actress, Lanre Hassan-Adeshina
AMAA 2019 nomination: Four ‘huge’ slots for Nollywood’s leading ladies
It appeared that the leading ladies of Nollywood impressed the jurors of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) more than the leading men did. While the leading men fetched just two spots- Gabriel Afolayan and Chinedu Ikedieze....
80 loud cheers for eda of moviedom, Chief Lere Paimo
There was loud drumming and singing in the Ogbomoso, Oyo state country home of one of Nigeria’s veteran actors, singer and dancer Chief Lere Paimo (MFR). The veteran Yoruba actor who has been in the movie circle for over five and a half decades clocked 80 on September 19...
Nigeria ready to engrave name on 2020 Oscars slate
The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) has started the search for the film that will fly Nigeria’s flag at the Best International Feature film Category of the 2020 Academy...
No! Veteran actress Ibidun Allison aka Amebo is alive
Last week, this writer in a piece on the golden jubilee return of the long rested television series ‘Village Headmaster’ had suggested that the veteran actress Ibidun Allison was among some of the prominent members of the cast and crew who had passed on.
Avalanche of congratulations for star actor, Yinka ‘Masomo’ Quadri at 60
When he clocked 50, members of the Odunfa Caucus, a group of A-list actors that are well regarded in the Yoruba home video circle, rolled out the red carpet, and for one week they celebrated their leader and one of the industry’s great actor, producer and director.
RMD, AIFF and AFRIFF say no to xenophobia
It is not just the government or politicians that have spoken up against the unending xenophobia attack in South Africa. Most Nigerian screen celebrities and filmmakers have taken a stand, describing it as senseless and unacceptable.
Golden jubilee return for the Village Headmaster
You probably would have seen the promo running on some major radio and television stations. Some members of the cast and crew of the long rested television series ‘The Village Headmaster’ are planning a big come back for the series....