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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Three Nigerians have made The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences newly released a diverse list of 842 members.
Pay television firm MultiChoice has announced a partnership between its flagship initiative, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF), and the New York Film Academy College of Visual and Performing Arts (NYFA), a world-renowned visual and performing arts school.
MultiChoice has announced the call to entry for the second edition of the MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy programme.
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Nollywood actress and voting member of the Oscars, says she’s isn’t so happy that no African movie made it to the 2019 Oscars nomination list.
Nigerian veteran comedian Chika Okpala, aka ‘Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30’ and Nollywood actor Ali Nuhu have been honoured with the Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry.
The founder of The Nollywood Travel Film Festival (NTTF), Mr Mykel Parish, has described the inclusion of Nigerians in the Oscars voting academy as a boost for Nollywood.
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.
MultiChoice says it will first roll out the MTF Academy, a 12-month educational programme aimed at training 60 young, talented people who want to work and innovate in film and television production.
Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.
The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko was handed strict warning in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine.
The Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the Ondo State governorship election, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has visited his former principal and former governor of the state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Monday evening.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, explaining his wealth following calls for his removal over corruption allegations.
Facebook has removed one of the largest public QAnon groups for violating the company’s policies on misinformation, bullying, hate speech, and harassment, Reuters reported. The group, called Official Q/Qanon had almost 200,000 members, was deleted after numerous posts were taken down. A Facebook spokesperson told Reuters that the company was monitoring other QAnon groups as well.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.
One of Brazil’s leading indigenous chiefs, Aritana Yawalapiti, died Wednesday of respiratory complications caused by COVID-19, his family said.