Sola Fosudo: And the rank of academics in Nollywood swells
There was a time when there were only a few academics in Nollywood. In fact, they were finger countable. But as the industry grew, practitioners there, reached out to more members of the academia...
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.
Mahmood Ali-Balogun off to Durban for DIFF 2018
Notable Filmmaker Mahmood Ali-Balogun will be in Durban from next weekend for the start of the 2018 edition of the Durban International Film Festival otherwise called DIFF.The director of the box office movie ‘Tango With Me’ will be in Durban as a juror.
Honour for Uju Okeke from her alma mater
Notable actress Obianuju Blessing Okeke has been honoured by the department of theatre and film studies of her Alma Mata, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. The ‘Mission to No Where’ star was last week awarded a plaque of excellence in film artistry. According to a citation read at the award ceremony, Uju was honored…
Kanayo O. Kanayo steps out to ‘serve’ again
No. This is not your television character Professor Johnbull ‘overing and signing out’ and may be telling you of his decision to seek elective office as he does at the tail of the didactic comedy series.
Spotlight on stars of the good old village headmaster
It was about this time, 50 years ago, that the idea of long-rested, but popular television drama series, Village Headmaster, was born.A must-watch series until the early 90s, when it was rested by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Village Headmaster started as a radio programme in Ibadan in 1958, with the late sage, Chief Segun Olusola....
Something for everyone on Linda Ikeji TV
This is not about the famous Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji, and her new body makeup. It is about the good news that the former model has finally launched her much-talked about television platform, Linda Ikeji TV (LiTV).
Spotlight Is On The ‘Fresh Prince’ Of Nollywood, Rotimi Salami
He got an early icing on his career cake when he was voted the Best Supporting Actor at last year’s Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA). Dark, good-looking and always smartly dressed, it took that award, which he earned for living delightfully the role of Lati in the award-winning movie, Just Not Married for Rotimi…
Clarion Chukwurah’s recent grand homecoming
How did we forget to mention here that popular stage and screen actress, Clarion Chukwurah, was home recently from her base in the United States? The actress, who is looking ‘every year young,’ stormed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and her first port of call was the Aso Rock Presidential Villa. She later shared…
Toyin Abraham: The actress as ‘box office’ queen
Whoever advised notable Yoruba actress, Toyin Abraham, to venture into making movies that distributors would find good enough to hit cinemas, may be likened to a guiding angel.