Mr Ibu bemoans lack of structure in Nollywood

Popular Nigerian comic actor, John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu, says lack of standard structure in Nollywood was worrisome.

Black Panther crosses $1 billion mark worldwide

Marvel’s Black Panther is continuing its winning streak at the box office. This weekend, it crossed the $1 billion mark in its worldwide box-office totals, after beating out the four-day totals of Disney’s last big movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Pedro Obaseki: The best filmmakers in Nollywood are women

Don Pedro Obaseki, a veteran movie director, says the best filmmakers in Nollywood are women.

Major Arab media network MBC removes all Turkish dramas

Arab broadcaster MBC Group, a Saudi Arabian company, has removed all Turkish dramas from its vast network of channels, a spokesman confirmed on Monday.

‘Black Panther’ is box-office king for third straight week

The release from Marvel and Disney brought in $65.7 million domestically this weekend, easily outpacing new releases "Red Sparrow" and "Death Wish," according to studio estimates Sunday.

Marvel’s superhero flick ‘Black Panther’ earns $700m worldwide

After only two weeks at the box office, Marvel’s superhero flick ‘Black Panther’ has grossed over $700m in worldwide theatres.

Shehu Umar hits Berlin Film Festival

Nigeria is set to attract international attention as well as secure foreign direct and indirect investments from the comity of film production countries as the fully digitized vintage film, Shehu Umar, hits cinema screens of the 2018 Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale), Germany.

‘Unsolved’ re-examines Biggie and Tupac murder cases

The murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls not only robbed hip-hop of two defining artists but also uncovered allegations of conspiracy, bloody rivalries and police corruption — shining a light on rap’s criminal underworld.

Hollywood star Lucien Morgan stars in new Nollywood film

A veteran Hollywood star, Lucien Morgan, is one of the lead cast in a new Nollywood film, ‘In a Strange Land’, which opens in Nigerian cinemas from March 2.

Wizkid’s ‘Daddy Yo’, soundtrack for John Boyega’s film

‘Daddy Yo’, the 2017 hit song of Ayo Balogun (aka Wizkid), is part of the soundtrack for British-Nigerian actor John Boyega’s new film, ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’.

Actors Guild gets new Abuja chapter leadership

The Abuja chapter of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has inaugurated new Executive Members to steer the affairs of the guild for the next two years.

Tears, exuberance as ‘Black Panther’ opens across Africa

"Black Panther" has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump.

Celebrities welcome ‘Black Panther’ in Lagos

Nigeria’s Film fans, actors, producers and musicians flocked to the screening of Marvel superhero movie “Black Panther” which premiered on Friday night at IMAX Cinemas in Lekki Lagos.

Israel boycotts film festival over Foxtrot screening

Israel is boycotting a film festival in Paris which plans to screen "Foxtrot", an acclaimed drama which depicts the Israeli army covering up the deaths of Palestinian teenagers.


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NBA vows to continue protest over Lagos land use charge

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French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday for questioning over suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry told AFP.

World Water Day: Lagos water corporation carries out free water tests

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A Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Nura Ahmed, to five months imprisonment for stabbing a man on the head with a knife.

General Boroh: Establishment of modular refineries will end youth restiveness in Niger Delta

The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh, says the establishment and operations of modular refineries in the Niger Delta will end youth restiveness in the region.

Salisu Yusuf: Joel Obi fit to play for Super Eagles

Salisu Yusuf, the Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, on Monday declared that Torino midfielder Joel Obi was fit to play for the senior national football team.

PCNI trains 300 teachers on trauma control in Adamawa

The Presidential Committee for the North-East Initiative (PCNI) has commenced the training of 300 primary school teachers on trauma control and other psycho-social support in Adamawa.

Romelu Lukaku: Some Manchester United players ‘were hiding’ against Sevilla

Romelu Lukaku has said some of his Manchester United teammate "were hiding" after the Champions League round-of-16 second leg defeat to Sevilla because of the disappointment.