Nollywood

Nigerian filmmaker, Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe

Filmmaker, Nodash, to represent Nigeria at Pan African Film Festival

PAFF is the U.S.’ largest gathering of black filmmakers, audiences and other stakeholders from around the world.

The late Nollywood actress, Jennifer Omole

Nollywood actress, Jennifer Omole, is dead

The actress died in Spain on Thursday and was buried on Friday evening.

Box Office Review: ‘Sugar Rush’ serves just laughter

Box Office Review: ‘Sugar Rush’ serves just laughter and nothing else

Jade Osiberu served laughter in healthy Instagram doses and for the duration of the film, it was hard to see the loopholes.

Jemima Osunde Photo by 360dopes (1)

10 Nollywood Starlets to Watch Out For In 2020

PREMIUM TIMES takes a look at the Nollywood starlets you will want to watch out for this year.

Google Doodle celebrates Amaka Igwe on posthumous birthday

Google said the gesture is to celebrate the late Nollywood icon who would have been 57 today.

Veteran Yoruba movie actor, Alabi yellow . Photo GTV.NG

Nigerian actor, Alabi Yellow, is dead

Alabi Yellow died early Sunday in his Ikorodu, Lagos, home.

INTERVIEW: How my ‘Daughters of Chibok’ film is changing lives – Kachi Benson

Less than a year after the film was released, the impact is still being felt especially by the people of Chibok.

Battleground

Five Nigerian TV Series That Held Us Spellbound in 2019

The top picks of the year featured great storylines, brilliant actors, amazing locations and big-budget productions.

Mofe Duncan and Jessica Kakkad divorced in 2018 but fans and the media only got wind of it in 2019

Five Nigerian celebrity breakups of 2019 we never saw coming

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, shocked fans when she finally confirmed that her one-year-old marriage to Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole has crashed.

Juliet Mgborukwe (Photo Credit: Nigeria Films)

Nollywood actress Juliet Mgborukwe divorces husband

Mgborukwe and Ojokwu got married in October 2011 and separated in 2012, a few months after their wedding ceremony.

Nollywood actor, Bobby Obodo. [PHOTO CREDIT: Information Nigeria]

Nollywood movies on Netflix ‘painful to see’ – Canada-based Nigerian actor

Obodo, also known as Micheal, is a Nigerian actor who made his acting debut in 2011

Netflix [PHOTO CREDIT: RapidTVNews]

Nigerian TV series ‘Crazy, Lovely, Cool’ debuts on Netflix

The film was shot in 2017 inside the picturesque campus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.

Angela Okorie (PHOTO: Vanguard)

Suspected assassins shot me 12 times in the head – Nollywood actress

The actress attributes her survival to God’s grace.

New short film portraying plight of rape victims screens in Lagos

The film portrays the plight of rape victims in Nigeria. It also seeks to end the culture of silence with regard to rape.

Cover poto of Your Excellency

Movie Review: ‘Your Excellency’ is a bunch of Instagram skits, not a movie

The film, which is Akindele-Bello’s directorial debut, brings in too much of everything and eventually ends up doing nothing.

Remake of 1994 Nollywood classic ‘Glamour Girls’ underway

It follows from the success of ‘Living in Bondage’.

Golden Globe Awards [PHOTO CREDIT: witn.com]

Marriage Story leads nominations for 77th Golden Globe Awards

Ricky Gervais will host the Golden Globes Award which will hold on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Adesua Etomi

Movie Review: ‘Muna’ suggests new career angle for Adesua Etomi-Wellington

Away from the acting, the idea behind the film built an important case against child trafficking and the various forms it could take.

Akin Lewis

INTERVIEW: Nigerian actors must set money aside for their future – Akin Lewis

Not all actors are irresponsible and yes acting is a serious job, Akin Lewis says

Joke Silva

Eddie Ugbomah, Joke Silva honoured with Movie Rock of Fame Award

Some of the recipients of the maiden edition in 2017 included late thespians Sam Loco-Efe, James Iroha, popularly known as ‘Giringori Akabogu’ and Adeyemi Afolayan, a.k.a Ade Love, father of veteran movie director Kunle Afolayan.

Funke Akindele

INTERVIEW: How Nollywood can change the Nigerian narrative — Funke Akindele

I believe Nigerian filmmakers have a lot of power in their hands to change our society and even hold our politicians accountable.

Basketmouth

Basketmouth speaks on rape joke that cost him EU slot

In 2014, the comedian joked about Nigerian women “deserving to be raped if they refuse to have sex by the second date”.

L-R Foluke Daramola, Pa Kasumu and Yinka Quadri at the launch ‘Nolly veteran SOS Project 2019’ in Lagos

Actress launches lifeline for ailing, aged Nollywood actors

The actress explains that the idea is “for an actor to adopt a veteran actor and contribute to his or her wellbeing monthly”.

Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw, Patience Ozokwor, others feature in musical drama

The play tells the story of survival of a young woman who lost everything in a fire outbreak but her will to overcome.

Funke Akindele, Akin Lewis, others star in new political satire

The hilarious movie shows how politics and social media are shaping Nigerian society in equal measure.