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Film institute trains practitioners on digital cinematography

The Nigeria Film Institute, Jos has organised a professional training on digital cinematography and non-linear editing for 240 film practitioners.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.

ZUFF: NFC announces date, calls for film submission

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.
British bank Natwest is trialling the use of a new NFC payment card with a built-in fingerprint scanner.

Debit card with built-in fingerprint reader begins trial in the UK

British bank Natwest is trialling the use of a new NFC payment card with a built-in fingerprint scanner. The trial, which will include 200 customers when it begins in mid-April, will allow its participants to make NFC payments (called “contactless” in the UK) without needing to input a PIN or offer a signature.
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.
US Embassy Abuja Deputy Chief of Mission David J. Young

US contributes $1 billion annually on developing human capital in Nigeria – envoy

The U.S. contributes one billion dollars annually to develop Nigeria’s human capital, Mr David Young, Deputy Head of U.S Embassy in Nigeria has said.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo, Simbi Wabote woo investors to Nigeria

Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbnjo, and the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Mr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, have wooed foreign investors to invest in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.
Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation, Mr. Chidia Maduekwe

Official: Nigeria, France to sign agreement on film production

Dr Chidia Maduekwe, Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation, says Nigeria and France will soon formalise a bilateral arrangement on film production.

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.

Film on Tafawa Balewa’s book screens at Berlin Festival

A film adaptation of the book “Shehu Umaru” written by Sir Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria’s Prime Minister in the First Rebublic, has been listed for screening at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival in Germany.

US Ambassador calls for ethnic tolerance for a united, great Nigeria

W. Stuart Symington, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, has called for ethnic tolerance and acceptance among Nigerians of all backgrounds for a united and great nation.

Sam Loco-Efe, James Iroha, others honoured with Rock of Fame awards

Late Nigerian movie veterans Sam Loco-Efe, James Iroha, popularly known as ‘Giringori Akabogu’ and other practicing professionals have been honoured as first recipients of the Rock of Fame Award.’

Adidas reveals Russia 2018 World Cup matchball

The official matchball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has been revealed by adidas.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu promises N10m grant for movies shot in state

As part of the efforts to develop tourism sites and promote tourism potential in Abia, the state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has pledged N10 million as grant for any film shot in the state.

Nigerian Film Corporation partners Morocco on content

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), says it was partnering with the Government of Morocco for content sales, students and Film practitioners annual exchange programme.

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NANS hail Governor Masari on improved security in Katsina

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Two killed, soldiers shot by ‘cattle rustlers’ in Adamawa

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