Pete Edochie: Not Your Average Typecast
In spite of being one of the biggest film industry in the world and its nascent global acclaim, the Nigerian film industry has suffered much criticism for the singleness of its story and the constant typecast of it actors. Recently, a social media user labelled one of Nigeria's most respected film veterans Pete Edochie as…
Pete Edochie: Nollywood's Living Legend
Born on this day in 1947, Chief Pete Edochie is a veteran Nollywood actor who is undoubtedly one of Nigeria's living legends as far as the entertainment industry is concerned. The screen star of Igbo descent was born in Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria but had his primary and secondary school education in Northern Nigeria in Kaduna…
Watch: Genevieve Nnaji Talks About Her New Movie "Lion Heart"
Days after the premiere of her movie, Lion Heart, at the 2018 Toronto International film Festival, CNN’s Richard Quest has interviewed Nollywood heartthrob, Genevieve Nnaji. The movie which not only made history as the very first original Nigerian movie to be acquired by movie sharing platform, Netflix, also debuted as Genny’s first movie as a…
From Gov. Obiano, empowerment comes for ABS Film Academy graduates
The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has announced a grant of N50m to help fast track the careers of the pioneer set of the ABS Film Academy.
Celebrating The King Of Proverbs Pete Edochie At 71
The king of Nigerian proverbs, Pete Edochie, is 71 today. It is almost impossible to know who Pete Edochie is especially in Nigeria. The veteran actor who rose to national prominence with his role in the NTA's adaptation of Chinua Achebe's, Things Fall Apart, is an embodiment of wisdom. Often described as the African King…
Pete Edochie Brings Things Together In Wikipedia Video
Wikipedia, the self-acclaimed world's largest repository of knowledge, recently put out two promotional video adverts featuring veteran Nollywood actor Pete Edochie and kid comedian Emmanuella in a bid to increase its usage. The videos are compelling in that they see Wikipedia selling its service, yet giving voice to African creatives to tell and reimagine their…
Honour for ‘Mr. TV,’ Wale Adenuga, from Nasarawa State government
Adenuga received the award alongside Zeb Ejiro, Tunde Kelani, Teco Benson, Sani Muazu, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Hilda Dokubo, Magaji Mijiyanwa, Pete Edochie and a few other selected prominent personalities.
Nollywood legend Pete Edochie turns 70
Nollywood legend Peter Edochie, who turned 70 years on Tuesday said the secrets to a long and healthy life was living healthy and being focused.
Teaching without history is “Tyranny”—Pete Edochie
Pete Edochie, one of Nigeria’s most accomplished actors, has described the removal of “History,” from among the courses students must take, as an act of tyranny.
RMD Reflects On 33 Years Of Acting
It’s been three decades, three years and still counting in the acting sector; for veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) and he couldn’t help but feel honoured by his latest achievement, which he bagged on Saturday night at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) with the tagged; "Life Time Achievement Award." He shared a photo of the award…