Cinema of Nigeria

By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2014
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by Kodili Ejiofor Nollywood, as the Nigerian film industry is widely known is a welcome phenomenon in Nigeria, and like a wild fire, it has spread all over the coast of Africa, Europe, with a possible invasion into Asia and America. The Nigerian film industry is cited as the second largest film indus...
By IAfrica
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Apr 29th, 2014
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Foremost producer, writer, director and a leading player in the Nigerian motion picture industry, Amaka Igwe has passed on. She died last night April 28th in Enugu after an asthma attack. Mrs Igwe had gone to Enugu in company of her husband for pre-production preparations for a new Igbo soap when the...
By IAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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The actress shared this pic on her instagram page with a special message to mark her birthday today. She wrote “In all… Am most grateful to de one God I serve Jesus Christ in whom am most pleased. He’s kept me alive and my career soaring. I might nt get it right all de times […]...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 10th, 2014
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Actress Ayo Adesanya (pictured far right) shared this throwback photo of her colleagues, Genevieve Nnaji (far left), Stephanie Okereke, Rita Nzelu, Chidi Mokeme, and Simi Opeoluwa. This was definitely over 12 years ago…...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 21st, 2014
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Published on March 21, 2014 by admin pmnews   ·   No Comments Funsho Arogundade As controversy trailing the semi-nude picture of Nollywood actress, Biola Ige and Muna Ibekwe, is yet to abate, colleagues and movie fans have been knocking the actors, especially Biola, for her indecency. The controversi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 20th, 2013
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By Emmanuel Elebeke Federal government came under a heavy knock from the Chairman of Silver Bird Group, Ben Bruce , when he lashed out on the government for spending $8 billion on fuel importation annually. Bruce was speaking in Abuja at the launching of a book entitled “Why Run Before Learning To Wa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2013
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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, aka ‘Omosexy’, is the queen of Nollywood. She’s appeared in more than 300 films, pulls in 150 million viewers for her reality-television show and has been named one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Actress and singer, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Photo: KATE PE...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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Nigerian star Stella Damasus has expressed her anger over the controversial under-age marriage law being discussed in her country’s Senate. The West African country’s government is trying to amend Section 21 of the Child’s Rights Act of Nigeria which nullifies the marriage of person...
By IndepthAfrica
In Movie & Music
Jul 14th, 2012
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The Nigerian movie industry is outproducing both Hollywood and Bollywood in terms of sheer numbers, with its films being shown not just throughout Africa, but also in European and American cities with African immigrant populations. “Our film sector is facing a great future,” Emeka Mba, di...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 18th, 2012
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A project we first alerted you to in February is finally making its world premiere… It’s being called one of Nollywood’s most anticipated films of 2012 – Obi Emelonye’s follow-up to his 2011 fantasy/adventure hit The Mirror Boy - a film we also covered on S&A. Titled...