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18 Hours

AMVCA 2018: ’18 Hours’ emerges overall best movie

’18 Hours’ has emerged the overall best movie for 2018 at the African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.
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Tunde Kelani, Falz, Bisola, Omotola win at AMVCA 2018

Veteran cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, has emerged the winner of the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards’ Industry Merit Award.
Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga triumphs in Hollywood movie debut at Venice

Lady Gaga opened up about her painful road to fame after she shone in her big Hollywood movie debut, “A Star Is Born”, which premiered on Friday at the Venice film festival.

Simi lands acting role in Kunle Afolayan’s new movie

After winning the hearts of Nigerians with her lovely voice and romance-themed songs, Simisola Ogunleye, is taking her first step into the world of make-believe.
Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve’s `Lionheart’ to premiere in Toronto Film Festival

Nollywood veteran Genevieve Nnaji’s latest movie, `Lionheart’ is set to premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.
Disney

Nigerians react to Disney Nigerian fairy-tale movie ‘Princess Sade’

Some Nigerians on Wednesday in Abuja commended the new Disney Nigerian fairy-tale princess called `Sade’, presently being produced by Rick Famuyiwa and Co-written by Ola Shokunbi.
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Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi makes Nollywood debut

Nigeria international and Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi, has made a debut in his first film role in the soon to be released ‘Inpadisu.’
ETINOSA IDEMUDIA

Idemudia Etinosa: Nollywood is hot cake right now

Nollywood actress, Idemudia Etinosa, has called on budding youths to take advantage of the potential that the movie industry has to offer in terms of job creation by becoming dedicated thespians.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

New York, Toronto, to host 2018 Nollywood Travel Film Festival

The cities of New York in the United States and Toronto in Canada have been selected to host the next two editions of the Nollywood Travel Film Festival (NTFF).
Rick Famuyiwa - Disney - Sade

Disney to develop African fairytale “Sade’’ with Nigerian producer

Renowned production studio, Disney, is currently developing an African fairy tale movie “Sade’’ with Nigerian-American producer and director, Rick Famuyiwa.

Kano, Morocco sign MoU on film industry

The Kano State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Morocco for the development of the film industry in the state better known as Kanywood.
Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp, ex-managers settle financial lawsuit

Johnny Depp has reached a settlement with his former business managers, his representatives said Monday, allowing the Oscar-nominated American actor to avoid a trial over his finances that promised paparazzi fervor.
Ambassador Janet Olisa

Envoy: Jamaica seeks collaboration with Nollywood

Nigerian High Commissioner to Jamaica, Janet Olisa, says that country’s motion picture industry is seeking collaboration with Nollywood.
Idris Elba

Idris Elba to play a villain in ‘Fast & Furious’ spinoff

Idris Elba, Hollywood superstar, will star in a spinoff of Fast & Furious, says a report by US website Variety.

AMVCA: Falz, Rita Dominic, Adesua Etomi, others emerge nominees

Nominees for the 6th annual Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) have been announced. The announcement for the 2018 edition was made on June 30 by Nigerian comedian, Bovi, and Ghanaian actress, Joselyn Dumas, on...
Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation, Mr. Chidia Maduekwe

Official: Nigeria, France to sign agreement on film production

Dr Chidia Maduekwe, Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation, says Nigeria and France will soon formalise a bilateral arrangement on film production.

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde invited to join Oscar voting academy

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, popularly known as ‘Omosexy’ was on Monday invited to become a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science popularly known as the Oscars.
Femi Odugbemi

Nigeria’s Femi Odugbemi becomes member of Oscars voting academy

Nigerian producer and filmmaker Femi Odugbemi has been formally invited into the voting membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States of America.

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is set to partner with the UN and African Union (AU) to facilitate the implementation of all human rights instruments that Nigeria is party to.

Governor Wike: President Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Act plot to rig 2019 elections

The Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is part of the plot to rig the 2019 elections.

Governor Ambode: Lagos to develop layout for professional associations

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said on Tuesday that the state government was planning to develop a layout in a particular part of the city, to accommodate the corporate offices of professional associations.

Ex-Airtel staff face trial for alleged theft

Two Airtel employees, Isaac Ilupeju and Emmanuel Adeyanju, who allegedly stole N198, 000 under the guise of swapping a customer’s sim card, on Tuesday, appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint press conference with Russian President following their meeting in Vladivostok on September 10, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV

Japan’s Shinzo Abe expresses support for better Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un ties

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday voiced support for the rapprochement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a Japanese diplomat said, as Washington considers the possibility of a new summit with North Korea's leader.