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16 Oct
Popularly known as Niyola, Eniola Akinbo is famous for her unique voice and stage presence. With a music career spanning over 20 years, the former EME artiste has paid her dues in the entertainment industry
9 Oct
The follow spot is on the leading ladies and men of the wave making film by Kunle Afolayan Swallow – Ijeoma Grace Agu, Deyemi Okanlanwon, Eniola Badmus, Chioma Akpotha and Niyola Eniola. These notable screen celebrities put up a delightful performance in the compelling masterpiece that is clearly homage to a nostalgic past and it…
3 Oct
Eniola Akinbo, popularly known as Niyola is famous for her beautiful songs; however, she has been away from the music scene for a long time now. Making an entry into the Nigerian film scene, Niyola plays a lead role in the Netflix Original, “Swallow”. Speaking to the Guardian Life team, she details her journey into…
30 Sep
October 1st is very special to Nigerians and there is absolutely nothing better than a brand new Kunle Afolayan film to celebrate Nigeria’s 61st Independence day! Titled Swallow, this new Netflix film is an adaptation of Sefi Atta’s popular book novel of the same title; the screenplay was co-written by Atta and Afolayan. Speaking on…
26 Sep
The print version of this story was wrongly credited to Dennis Da-Ala Mirilla. Modupeoluwa Adekanye remains the writer. Passion, talent, determination, and perseverance are attributes that make successful people. Sefi Atta, Kunle Afolayan, and Ijeoma Grace Agu have combined these four attributes to tell a story that keeps history alive. Walking into the Kunle Afolayan…
18 Sep
Following the announcement of Netflix and Kunle Afolayan’s new film Swallow, Netflix has released the trailer today for the film adaptation of Sefi Atta’s book.
17 Sep
Following the announcement of Netflix and Kunle Afolayan’s new film Swallow, Netflix has released the trailer today for the film adaptation of Sefi Atta’s book. Swallow, which is set in 1980s Lagos, sees Afolayan continue his cinematic exploration of bygone eras. The riveting drama-thriller weaves a compelling tale around drug trafficking and workplace sexual harassment…
1 Sep
Celebrated filmmaker Afolayan is a main stage performer, so it comes as no surprise that his next film will be released on a date that holds meaning for Nigerians. With a screenplay by Sefi Atta and Kunle Afolayan, Swallow will arrive on Netflix on October 1st, Independence day. This is the first film from Kunle…
10 Mar
“There’s never been a greater time for us, where you have so many Nigerian stories being shown to the whole world!” - Kunle Afolayan, Nigeria’s leading director and producer. It’s been five years since Netflix launched in Nigeria. Since then, they have been able to add a wide variety of Nollywood films and series and…


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