Nigeria’s first-ever submission for best international feature Oscar consideration, the comedy “Lionheart,” has been disqualified by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for having too much dialogue in English.
The Oscar Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s “Lionheart” from the race in the Best International Feature Film category
Kannywood top actresses, Rahama Sadau and Fati Washa, were some of the winners from the Hausa movie industry on Saturday at the 23 Africa Films Award 2019 in London.
What happens when a woman fights and becomes ‘king’ or ‘Oba’ who rules the underworld? The intrigues and suspense that follows are what makes Nollywod blockbuster “King of Boys” entertaining, thrilling and visually compelling.
Veteran Nollywood actors Kenneth Okonkwo and Tonto Dikeh have been honoured with cultural titles at the 2019 Nollywood New Yam Festival, an annual thespians’ fiesta, which showcases Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage.
Popular actor, Francis Duru, has undoubtedly contributed to the growth of Nollywood. He came into prominence after featuring in the 1994 movie, ‘Rattle Snake’, produced by the late Amaka Igwe, even though he hasn’t been featuring on the silver screen like he used to.
The award-winning film, ‘The Delivery Boy’ has been chosen to represent Nigeria at the prestigious Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia.
The role of Eniola in the Nigerian movie titled “King of Boys” ensured Sola Sobowale emerges as the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2019.
Mr Brian Etuk, Head of Public Relations and Intergovernmental Affairs, Nigerian Film Corporation, says the organisation is set to host the first Berlin and Lagos Archival Film Festival, ‘Decasia’. Etuk said in a statement issued...
Steve Eboh, Nollywood actor and Chairman of National Electoral Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has pledged the committee’s commitment to ensure that the forthcoming election for the guild is credible.
The Nigerian Film Corporation and the Nigerian Military have decried the wrong portrayal of the military in Nigerian movies, saying it is undermining the military’s enormous sacrifices and its personnel.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has hailed actress Genevieve Nnaji on the listing of her movie, Lionheart, as the first Nigerian film to compete for the 2020 Oscar.
Nigeria is competing with 92 other countries for the 2020 Oscars Academy Awards’ Best International Feature Film, the organisers said on their official website, Oscars .org.
Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.
Six movies have been selected for honours at the final of the 2019 UK Nollywood Film Festival (UKNFF), organised by the UK Nollywood Producers Guild.
The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) has picked Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ as the country’s submission to the International Feature Film category of the 2020 Oscars.
The film will feature Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes, and James Earl Jones. The film is scheduled to be released on December 18, 2020 in the United States.
A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.
Monday’s reports on a trove of leaked cables expose Tehran’s vast influence in Iraq, detailing the painstaking efforts of Iranian spies to co-opt Iraqi leaders and infiltrate every aspect of political life. Tehran’s influence has fueled ongoing anti-government protests in Iraq.
U.S. President Donald Trump would like the U.S. Senate to hold an impeachment trial of him, and would like former Vice-President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, to testify as witnesses.
Bayelsa/Kogi elections: Governor Obaseki congratulates David Lyon, Yahaya Bello on victories at polls
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Kogi State counterpart, Yahaya Bello, on their victory in the Saturday, November 16, gubernatorial polls.
Nigerian youths have been urged to seize opportunities in agriculture, a sector imperative to the diversification programme of the Federal Government.
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says it amazes him when Nigerians query the change President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has brought in the fight against corruption.