Eddie Ugbomah, Joke Silva, Others Honoured With Movie Rock of Fame Award
Late Nigerian movie legend Eddie Ugbomah and other practicing professionals, including veteran actress Joke Silva, have been honoured with the Movie Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry.
Buhari mourns Eddie Ugbomah
President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the entertainment industry, particularly moviemakers, in mourning veteran filmmaker, Eddie Ugbomah, who died at 78.
… And the man died
“We lost him. He couldn’t wait for the surgery. Chief Eddie Ugbomah has just passed on. He died exactly an hour ago,” the terse message from Shaibu Husseini announced the death of veteran filmmaker and one of Nigeria’s most prolific cine creators of the celluloid era. Ugbomah died at a private hospital in Lagos at…
Ugbomah bids entertainment bye, needs N50m for treatment abroad
The name Eddie Ugbomah cannot be forgotten easily in the Nigerian and African movie industry, especially with iconic films like The Rise and Fall of Oyenusi (1977), The Mask (1979), Oil Doom (1980), Death of a Black President....
How military, economy murdered Nigeria’s cinemas
Eddie Ugbomah is a veteran Nigerian filmmaker. He has directed and produced over 12 films, including the Rise and Fall of Oyenusi, The Boy is Good and Apalara, as well as documentaries on economic and social issues. He spoke to OMIKO AWA on the challenges facing the Nigerian cinema and the way forward. Why are…
Government loses N300b to National Theatre decay
For the most part of 30 years in which Nigeria’s foremost culture edifice, National Theatre, has been in comatose, government has lost over N300 billion.
Stars inducted into Movie/Music Makers Hall of Fame
A people without history are as good as dead. It is history that helps them understand the past and predict, envision a new, better future.
Ugbomah: Those opposed to ban of film production abroad are unpatriotic
Without Kenny Ogungbe and D1, who turned Nigerian music around to the extent that we are no more craving for the likes of Michael Jackson and Cliff Richard, you won’t have an industry to play in today.
Eddie Ugbomah holds birthday gig, book launch Dec 19
Chief Eddie Ugbomah 76th birthday gig, book launch and unveil of Movie And Music Makers Hall Of Fame gallery billed to hold on Monday, December 19 at Asaba, Delta State, ....