Film

Alex Ekubo, Sophie Alakija others in new movie ‘Love or Quest’

Nollywood stars Alex Ekubo and Sophie Alakija have featured in a new thrilling romantic movie titled ‘Love or Quest.’
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Nigerians spent N304 million on ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in first week

According to data provided by Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) through their instagram page @ceanigeria, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ debuted with N22.5 million in Nigeria on opening day.
“Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman will produce and topline the samurai story “Yasuke,” set in 16th century Japan.

Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman to play Africa’s first Samurai in ‘Yasuke’

‘Black Panther’ star, Chadwick Boseman will produce and star as Japan’s first African samurai in the historical film, ‘Yasuke’.
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‘Avengers: Endgame’ beats ‘Titanic’s $2.12bn box office record

After just 12 days in theaters worldwide, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has surpassed the 21-year global box office record of $2.128 billion held by Titanic.
Francesca Tilley-Gyado

Nigerian filmmaker shortlisted for Cannes’s ‘short film’ competition

Nigerian filmmaker Francesca Tilley-Gyado has been selected for the prestigious Short Film Competition at the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival scheduled to be held from 14 to 25 May 2019.
Avengers- Endgame

Avengers: Endgame beats box office records with $1.2bn debut

Disney’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has smashed the record for the highest opening weekend, raking in $1.2 billion worldwide.
Okey Bakassi

Okey Bakassi: It’s unfair to compare Nollywood to Hollywood

Okey Bakassi, an actor cum stand-up comedian, says it is unfair to compare Nigeria’s movie industry to its American counterpart.

Nigeria, France sign film distribution agreement

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and the Allaince Franciase, have signed a joint agreement between the two parties for the French-Nigerian Film Distribution Conference.

Hilda Dokubo: Success is not achieved through wishful thinking

Nollywood actress Hilda Dokubo has advised that one needs to take the necessary steps to achieve one’s goal in life.
Yemi Shodimu

Actor: Don’t mistake me for cultist because of “Oleku” movie

Yemi Shodimu, a veteran actor and lead character in the timeless movie “Oleku”, on Friday said many Nigerians took him for a cultist, a role r he acted in the movie.
Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa: Why I never watch my own movies, TV shows

Toke Makinwa, Nigerian Radio-TV personality and entrepreneur, says the fear of self criticism prevents her from watching or listening to her own movies; TV shows; and radio presentations.

Nollywood producers, distributors advised to shun films that debase societal values

Industry stakeholders have called on producers and distributors in the Nigerian movie industry to eschew films and video works that erode values that define the African people.
Game of Thrones - Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey). HBO-Helen Sloan

Game of Thrones fans fired up for final season

Three hundred die-hard Game of Thrones fans laughed, howled and moaned their way through the premiere of the hugely popular fantasy saga’s last season in New York on Sunday.
Imoh Umoren, film director “Lagos- Sex, Lies and Traffic,’ says the film x-rays the multi-faceted lives of Lagosians from all walks of life.

Award winning filmmaker X-rays Lagosians in new film ‘Lagos: Sex, Lies and Traffic’

Imoh Umoren, film director “Lagos: Sex, Lies and Traffic,’ says the film x-rays the multi-faceted lives of Lagosians from all walks of life.
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Three Nollywood films for screening in US

Three Nollywood films – ‘Up North’, ‘Lionheart’ and ‘King of Boys’ have been selected for screening at the second edition of the ‘Nollywood In Hollywood’ on Friday and Saturday in the United States.
Lupita Nyong’o

Black Panther’s Lupita Nyong’o confirms screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah

Black Panther actress Lupita Nyong’o has confirmed the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s acclaimed novel, ‘Americanah’.
Kunle Afolayan

Canon partners Kunle Afolayan’s Golden Effect Pictures on empowerment

Canon Technologies says it is partnering with the Golden Effect Pictures on empowerment by using the Canon EOS C300 Mark II along with long range of Canon Cinema lenses for film production.

With cash, crime and drama, Nigeria politics inspire movie makers

With its alliances and betrayals, crimes and cash, and even a dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria's politics are inspiring directors from the country's Nollywood movie industry.

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NAF chief tasks personnel on civil-military relations

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday implored Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel to maintain good civil-military relations in order not to put the Force in disrepute.

PDP denies reported romance between Bayelsa governor, petroleum minister

The Peoples Democratic Party Youth Network has called on Bayelsans to ignore a wild rumour being peddled by unscrupulous characters about a purported meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva.

General Abdulsalami: We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity to future generation

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on Nigerians to raise the bar of peace in all their endeavors.
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Floods submerge 150 communities in Kogi

Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Sanusi Yahaya, announced that over 150 communities have been submerged following floods in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.

Man dies while jogging at Cross River university

Tragedy struck the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, community, Calabar, as a popular shop operator, Goody, died while jogging at the wee hours of Saturday.