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Oscars: Tunde Kelani, two other Nigerians make Academy’s members list

Three Nigerians have made The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences newly released a diverse list of 842 members.
Multichoice, the producer of popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, has announced that the much-anticipated reality show would kick off on Sunday, June 30.

Big Brother Naija season 4 starts today

Multichoice, the producer of popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, has announced that the much-anticipated reality show would kick off on Sunday, June 30.

MultiChoice partners New York Film Academy

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 Talent Factory announces 2019 call to entry for MTF Academy

MultiChoice has announced the call to entry for the second edition of the MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy programme.

Multichoice unveils MTF networking portal

The Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) portal, the digital hub conceived as the premier destination for connecting Africa’s creative industries, has been unveiled in Lagos.

Oscars: I wasn’t so excited no African movie made it – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

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.
Chika Okpala, alias Zebrudaya honoured at Zuma film festival

Chika Okpala, Ali Nuhu, others honoured at Zuma Film Festival

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.
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NTTF: Nigeria’s inclusion in Oscar, boost for Nollywood

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.
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.

MultiChoice launches talent academy for aspiring filmmakers

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.

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NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.