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Social Distancing: Seven Nigerian series you can binge-watch

PREMIUM TIMES has compiled a list of “feel-good” Nigerian TV series that could help bring some cheer to your week as we all continue to engage in social distancing.

Nollywood Star, Alkali Matthew

Nollywood actor, Matthew Alkali, dies on movie set

The actor died “suddenly while he was filming on a set for an epic movie in a village near Keffi, Nassarawa State.”

AMVCA Trophy used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Official AMVCA site]

Coronavirus: AMVCA attendees advised to self-isolate after participant tested positive

Mr Abayomi advised all attendees to observe strict self- isolation and call the toll free line; 08000corona if they notice any of the Covid-19 symptoms.


Coronavirus: Filmhouse, Genesis, Silverbird shut cinemas

The shutdown of cinemas in Nigeria comes at a time when the global cinema industry has been greatly hit by Coronavirus outbreak.

Nollywood actors at 2016 2016 Toronto International Film Festival

Why Nigerians living abroad love to watch Nollywood movies

Over less than three decades, Nollywood has gained an international reputation and inspired new film industries across Africa.

Actors Guild meets March 23 to review Elisha Abbo’s appointment as patron

Controversy has trailed the recent appointment of Elisha Abbo, a senator, as patron of Actors Guild of Nigeria.

Kunle Afolayan

Kúnlé Afọláyan’s Early Style

With this second film, Afọláyan quickly established himself as a director of note, the pan-Nigerian consciousness of his work blooming confidently from grounding in a Yorùbá flowerbed.

Dakore Egbuson-Akande presented the award for ‘Best Actor in a Drama (Movie or TV Series) to her younger brother, Timini Egbuson

AMVCA 2020 Highlights: Best moments of the night

The highly-anticipated seventh Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award ended on Saturday on a great note

Actor Idris Elba tests positive to coronavirus

Idris Elba made this known on Monday via his twitter handle @Idriselba.

Beverly Naya's 'Skin' won the AMVCA Best Documentary 

#2020 AMVCA: Funke Akindele, Ramsey Nouah win big (FULL LIST OF WINNERS)

Anchored by seasoned broadcasters Amina Abdi Rabar and Ik Osakioduwa, the star-studded show had some of Africa’s brightest filmstars clinch the coveted AMVCA plaques.

AMVCA Trophy used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Official AMVCA site]

#2020 AMVCA: Nana Akua Addo, Mercy Aigbe, Toke Makinwa, make best-dressed list

Some of Nollywood and indeed Africa’s biggest stars showed up in grand style for the AMVCA red carpet and the award ceremony itself.

AMVCA Trophy used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Official AMVCA site]

2020 AMVCA: IK Osakioduwa, Abdi Rabar announced as hosts

Nigerian singer, 2baba, will also be performing at the event which is set to hold at the Eko Hotel on Saturday

Enyinna Nwigwe on the set of 'Eagle Wings, the Nigerian Air Force story” Twitter DefenseNigeria]

Nollywood, Nigerian Air Force film collaboration ‘Eagle Wings’ underway

‘Eagle Wings’ is currently being shot at several locations in the country

Seun Egbegbe

Detained Nigerian actor yet to meet bail conditions three years after

Egbegbe’s continued prison custody is surprising because he was the toast of Yoruba movie practitioners in his heydays.

Yomi Fabiyi,

INTERVIEW: Gossip bloggers tearing Yoruba movie industry apart – Yomi Fabiyi

Yomi Fabiyi also speaks on allegations against him on blogs and his relationship with Toyin Abraham.

Olukayode Odumosu, popularly known as Pa Kasumu

Pa Kasumu To Be Buried In April

The late actor, aged 67, had been battling heart, liver and kidney diseases.

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh

“You are gay, bisexual”, Tonto Dikeh, tells ex-husband

Tonto’s statement prompted a response from Churchill who mocked her in return.

A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has made his Nollywood debut in a new series titled Silent Prejudices (Season 2)

Fani-Kayode makes Nollywood debut in ‘Silent Prejudice’

Fani-Kayode stars alongside his ex-beauty queen and actress wife, Precious, in the movie.

Olukayode Odumosu, popularly known as Pa Kasumu

Nollywood actor, Pa Kasumu, is dead

Pa Kasumu died on Sunday.

Back row (From L-R): Banky W, Ted Sarandos (Netflix Chief Content Officer), Kate Henshaw, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Felipe Tewes (Netflix Italian & African Originals Director), Omoni Oboli, Ben Amadasun (Netflix Africa Licensing Director) and Akin Omotoso.

Netflix announces first Nigerian original series

The yet-to-be-titled “Akin Omotoso Project” is a six-part series directed by Akin alongside Daniel Oriahi and CJ Obasi.

Veteran Nollywood actor, Chinwetalu Agu

Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, debunks death rumour

Chiwetalu Agu expressed gratitude to all the people who tried to reach him.

Chimamada introducing Lupita to Olu Jacobs (seated) with RMD looking on.JPG

PHOTO STORY: Lupita N’yongo in Nigeria, speaks on Americanah movie

Lupita N’yongo said she is learning to speak Igbo and Pidgin English.

Lupita N’yongo: I’m learning to speak Igbo, pidgin English for Americanah role

Chimamanda Adichie recently hosted Kenyan-born Hollywood actress, Lupita N’yongo at a private reception in Lagos.

Mc Fish and Wife, Anita Joseph

INTERVIEW: We re-enact Anita Joseph’s sex scenes at home – Husband, MC Fish

Fisayo also speaks on the gradually evolving art of hype men.

Nollywood actor and production manager, Frank Dallas

Nollywood actor, Frank Dallas, is dead

The deceased, who was fondly called the ‘Adedibu of Actors Guild of Nigeria’, died in Abia State where he was attending a summit.