Funke Akindele joins polio eradication campaign
Nollywood actress and multiple brand ambassadors, Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa, has joined the growing list of public figures and celebrities participating in Rotary’s public awareness campaign for polio eradication, “This Close”. Funke’s appointment will see her join Bill Gates, Nobel Peace Laureate, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, action movie star, Jackie Chan and Pop star, […]
@NOIweala son’s novel adaptation to star Hollywood’s Idris Elba
Hollywood actor, Idris Elba will star in the adaptation of Uzodinma Iweala’s ‘Beast of No Nation’ novel. Uzodinma is the son of Nigeria’s economy minister, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala. The novel which will be turned into a movie with funds from Red Crown Productions will see Idris Elba as lead actor, while Cary Fukunaga will direct. […]
How Africa voted at #BBATheChase
It’s no longer news that Namibian housemate Dellish won the 2013 edition of Big Brother Africa dubbed ‘TheChase’. But here is how Dellish emerged winner of the show after African countries voted: Angola: Dellish Botswana: Cleo Ghana: Elikem Kenya: Dillish Ethiopia: Beverly Malawi: Cleo Namibia: Dillish Nigeria: Melvin South Africa: Cleo Sierra Leone: Elikem Tanzania: […]
Namibian Dilish wins Big Brother Africa #BBATheChase
After 91 days, Big Brother Africa- The Chase finally comes to an end with Dilidh from Namibia taking home the $300, 000 prize money. Runners-up include Cleo (Malawi), Elikem (Ghana), Melvin (Nigeria) and Beverly (Nigeria). Dilish is an entrepreneur who owns a salon and sells human hair back in her home country. She went to […]
Meet the Nigerian Face Behind one of Africa’s Most Popular News Satires
By Eseosa Olumhense In the multi-faceted, multi-dimensional mix of midtown New York City, Adeola Fayehun is planning the shoot of episode eighty-one of Keeping It Real, her popular African news satire show on Sahara TV. She remains relatively collected, even though the sidewalk-scorching heat of the July afternoon, the cacophony that is the city’s endless […]
Israeli News Channel i24 Takes Aim at CNN, the BBC—and Al Jazeera, By Debra Kamin
Executives say they’re reaching 350 million viewers worldwide, and none of them in Hebrew The headquarters of i24news, Israel’s first international news channel, is still unfinished. Outside, the glass building in Tel Aviv’s newly redeveloped Jaffa port sparkles, but inside the cavernous blue-lit newsroom, where broadcasts launched in mid-July, wires and beams are still exposed. […]
Cotonou Stunning in Breathtaking Time-lapse Video
A Paris based Benin photographer, Mayeul Akpovi, has created a breathtaking aerial tour of his home country’s capital, Cotonou, in a time-lapse video. Mayuel, a lead developer and a passionate Photographer, created the video from visits around Cotonou in six days. His work presents Cotonou is a beautiful view you may never have imagined. Enjoy […]
Watch Teaser to Dayo Amusa’s new movie, ‘Unforgivable,’ starring Desmond Elliot, Mike Ezunronye
Desmond Elliot and Mike Ezunronye spoke in fluent Yoruba.
Zack Orji condemns indecent dressing by Nigerian actresses
Zack Orji is a former chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria.
Exclusive (Pictures): The making of Kannywood’s first seasonal movie ‘YAMUTSIN RAYUWA’
The movie is shot in Kano, Kaduna, Abuja, and Sudan. Top actors and actresses in Kannywood are currently on location for the shooting of what could be the first seasonal movie in the Hausa movie industry. The movie, titled ‘YAMUTSIN RAYUWA’, is shot in various locations including Kaduna, Kano, Abuja, and Sudan with the shooting […]
VIDEO: Zeeto Peller makes sister disappear in Port Harcourt
Shock, drama as Magician also makes sister float on air.
Stella Damasus attacks Senator Yerima on underage marriage
The actress stated her position in a video posted on YouTube.
Actors squabble over Nigerian government’s N3bn grant
The government made the donation to help the industry.
Kannywood: Ali Nuhu set to release new movie, ‘Ni Da Ke Mun Dace’
The movie trailer has since been released. FKD Production, owned by popular Kannywood actor, Ali Nuhu, is set to release another blockbuster movie, ‘NI DA KE MUN DACE.’ The movie trailer has since been released. The movie will feature Adam Zango, Zaharadden Sani, and Kannywood’s best actress of the Year, Fati Ladan. Speaking about the […]
Fashola appoints new Head for Lagos State Film and Video Censors Board
The previous head of the Film Board retired.
Kannywood’s Nafisa Abdullahi denies quitting movie industry
Nafisa says the rumor that she quit the movie industry is being peddled by mischief makers.
Kannywood’s Yakubu Mohammed stars in 20 movies in two months
Yakubu Mohammed has had a buoyant career in Kannywood.