I was embarrassed when people laughed that I cashed N3,000 from teller – Mr. Latin

Mr. Latin had only N5,000 in his account.

Celebrating Martin Banham, great scholar and intimate outsider, @ 80, By Akin Adesokan

Martin Banham, the retired drama scholar at Leeds University in Britain, turned eighty on December 8, 2012. I have never met Banham, nor even had a formal contact with him, either by phone or in writing. Maybe I have seen a picture of him, a black-and-white image of a plain-looking academic, in a denim or […]

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Bizarre graduation party in Kogi State University

Graduands are ecstatic about graduating; they will accept mobbing as a form of congratulation. Advertisement

Actor, Enebeli Elebuwa, dead

The veteran actor died in a hospital in India.

INTERVIEW: Nollywood will soar to unimaginable heights — Asharifa Johka, African-American film producer

How were you introduced to the Nollywood film culture? My introduction to Nollywood was sparked by a few things. First, I’ve worked in the film industry for over ten years and, for a significant part of that time, in the field of acquisitions and co-productions for a Hollywood studio called New Line Cinema. At New Line, I was […]

The transition of Onitsha market literature to home movies, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The market town of Onitsha earned worldwide renown when market literature was all the rage. Now that home movies have taken over, Onitsha has shot ahead as the centre of the booming trade. The remarkable transition from the scribal to the audio-visual model demands considerable attention. According to a study published by the British Library […]

Nollywood actor, Femi Brainard, quits bachelorhood

The couple met when at an official interview session. Advertisement

Nollywood actor, Pete Eneh, is dead

The actor died on Thursday afternoon. Advertisement

MTN Afrinolly doles out $100,000 to encourage movie makers

Afrinolly initiates short film competition.

Eid-el-kabir: Obasanjo cinema livens up Abeokuta

Fun seekers trooped out on Saturday to the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta to watch movies and enjoy the serene environment in the spirit of Eid el-Kabir celebrations. Some of the visitors told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the cinema had created a platform for people to recreate and ease tension. […]

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde honoured with BEFFTA Award

The founder of the awards praised Omotola for her talent. Advertisement

It is nobody’s business if I bleach my skin-Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne premiered her first movie in two countries in September.

Ten things you may not know about Tonto Dikeh

Tonto lost her mother at 3 and has seven siblings.


All female cast and crew shine in new movie

The movie speaks to the theme of women empowerment.


Another crisis rocks Actors’ Guild as Ibinabo Fiberesima is sworn in as President

The Actors Guild has been enmeshed in one crisis or the other for a while.

SHNIT Film Festival berths in Lagos

For its 10th edition, the short film festival comes with a $100,000 jackpot as it adds Lagos to its playgrounds around the world.

Abuja Film Festival to review 20 years of Nollywood

FCT Minister hails Nollywood for its contributions to conserving Nigerian arts and cultural heritage.

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Catholic Bishops protest DSTV’s suspension of religious channel

DSTV’s removal of a Catholic channel has angered its audience and the Nigerian Bishops.

Damilola Adegbite bows out of tinsel set

Ms. Adegbite is currently on a movie set with AMAA award winning film maker, Michelle Bello.

Greek classic, Oedipus, remade for Nigerian cinemas

The movie, the makers claim is a departure from the run-of-the mill Nollywood storylines.

Throwback: Glamour Girls

The main actresses in the movie are now evangelists in various churches.

Rita Dominic’s New Movie Set for October Premiere

The movie parades news artiste such as Tinsel’s Linda Ejiofor.