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Mati Diop becomes first black woman to win award at Cannes film festival

Mati Diop, French-Senegalese actress and director, has become the first black female director to win an award in Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history.

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.

Kannywood: Expert calls for industry’s re-evaluation

Kannywood deserves serious intervention, re-evaluation and boost from stakeholders, says film expert Muhsin Ibrahim.

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.

Police arrest, remand journalist over hairstyle

A 24-year-old photojournalist, Yinka Badmus, working with Talk Village International, has been arrested and remanded in Ikoyi Prison, Lagos State for allegedly spotting a hairstyle some policemen felt made him look like a cultist.
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Filmhouse unveils maiden film gala featuring Nollywood stakeholders

Filmhouse has also announced a partnership with Moet & Chandon to organise a film gala in January 2019. The aim of the gala is to expose upcoming filmmakers to festivals, distributors, and possible funders. According to...
Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs)

AMVCA recieves 3000 entries for 2018 edition

The organisers of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) say they received close to 3000 entries for the 2018 edition of the award.

Pedro Obaseki: The best filmmakers in Nollywood are women

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

Lessons I learnt from women in Nollywood

Before this time, I had read and heard a lot about those innate talents which make collaborations between men and women an essential requirement for the optimal success of any endeavour.

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c expresses worry over SON’s interception of containers on highways

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has expressed concern over reports of interception of containers on the highways by the officials of Standards Organisation of Nigeria.
Nigeria have arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations and their pre-tournament preparations.

AFCON: Nigeria arrive in Egypt pre-tournament preparations

Nigeria have arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations and their pre-tournament preparations.

Brazil bus accident kills 17

A bus carrying 40 people crashed into several cars killing at least 17 people in southeast Brazil Sunday night, according to firefighters and local media.
Syphilis

Mongolia declares war on syphilis

The Ministry of Health in Mongolia has declared war against syphilis, a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) which has become a growing public health concern in the East Asian country.

Justice Garba replaces Zainab Bulkachuwa on presidential election petition tribunal

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is now headed by Justice M. L Garba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.