One of the events that helped to shape the Nigerian motion picture industry last year was the hosting of the ION International film festival, in the Garden City of Port-Harcourt last December. The travelling festival, sponsored by Zain Nigeria, stopped at nothing in putting the country on the world map of movies.Read More
By Bridget Amaraegbu One of Nollywoodâ€™s A- list actresses,Â Chiege Alisigwe, is our celebrity for the week. The actress who has featured in seevral A- list movies, including the famous â€˜Oganigweâ€™ where she played her firstÂ lead role, speaks onNollywood, the baby she had from her failed marriage, her rumoured pregnancy and more. Read on.
One wonders whether stern-looking Alex Osifo and screen diva,
Genevieve Nnaji have any long standing scores to settle.
Management of the Nigerian Film Corporation has resolved to brace up for challenges so as to continue to impact positively on the Nigerian motion picture industry.Read More
What became the bargain of movie bluffs was a replacement of a display of violence, inordinate storylines and over-advertised and unrealistic ritual practices that portrayed the nation as a haven of witches for the greater part of 90s and early 2000.Read More
I produced musicians like Ebenezer Obey, King Sunny Ade and dramatists like Baba Sala, Baba Ogunde: great, great and wonderful man, Duro Ladipo and so on. Those were the great performers and great artists of those days. But the programme I was best known for was the Village Headmaster, which many people thought was all I did. But no. I was also interviewing and reporting as a journalist.Read More
Star actress, Rita Dominic has raised an alarm over threats to her life and deliberate intent to damage her reputation.
In a statement issued by a publicity consultant, Bigsam Media, the actress claimed that two GSM numbers have been sending damaging messages to her loved ones.
Mr. Femi Ogunrombi, former Papa Ajasco, has produced a new epic Yoruba movie, Aramotu. The feature film, about a heroine who lived ahead of her time, is meant to challenge modern day woman as an inspiration to actively engage in meaningful activities that would change her society and the nation at large.Read More
A mild drama ensued on Monday at the secretariat of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, in Surulere area of Lagos, when embattled Segun Arinzeâ€™s attempt to halt the care-taker-committee of the guild from conducting a counter-election that produced actor Emeka Ike as the new president of the guild hit a brick wall.Read More
Being on set is different from being outside set. You can choose to have a continuity of what you are on-set. You can drop such role on-set and be yourself. It is your choice.Read More
Nollywood Confidential captures the footprints of an industry from poverty and analogue media to the age of success and digital technology. The book doesn’t hide anything about the Nigerian background and humble beginnings of a venture; instead it takes them and projects the images on very glossy pages.Read More
For its incisive coverage and balanced reporting of Nollywood activities, Vanguardâ€™s Home Video People will tomorrow, in Lagos wrestle for two different categories of awards organized by reputable stakeholders in the movie industry.Read More
In line with its objective of promoting global awareness and peace through arts, culture and films, IONIFF Port Harcourt â€˜09 scheduled to hold between 9th and 12th of December in the Garden City, Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital , is set to celebrate peace.Read More
Not really. When I did my first movie, after my return to the country, I lost a lot of money in the process. A friend of mine collaborated with me to do that movie. Unfortunately, we had our monies trapped in the business. The second movie we also produced brought nothing to us.Read More
Until 1992 when that best selling premier movie, Living in Bondage, was produced by Okechukwu Ogunjiofor a.k.a Paulo, not much was known of Nnenna Nwabueze, who was called Merit in that movie. She happened to be one of the matriarchs of contemporary video culture in Nigeria.Read More