FG Launches N2bn NollyWood Distribution Fund

FG Launches N2bn NollyWood Distribution Fund

In a bid to improve the distribution network of Nigerian films and tackle piracy, the Federal Government has launched a N2billion Innovative Distribution Fund (IDF). According to the Coordinating Minister For the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja, the fund is aimed at improving the distribution of […]

Nigerian Film Corp Begins Documentation Of Guilds In Film Industry

Nigerian Film Corp Begins Documentation Of Guilds In Film Industry

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) said on Wednesday in Abuja that it had commenced the documentation of film guilds and associations operating in the nation’s movie industry. The statement by NFC’s Head, Public Affairs, Mr Brian Etuk, said all film schools and film academies operating in the country were also to be enlisted in the […]

Tributes, As Amaka Igwe Begins Last Journey Home

Friends, families, Nollywood thespians and fans on Monday evening thronged the New Haven Event Centre, Enugu, for the service of songs that heralded the final journey of late Nollywood icon, Amaka Igwe. The event which was tagged “Night of Tributes’’ was well attended by notable Nollywood icons like Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ego Boyo and Kunle Bamtefa. […]

Nollywood films: Nigerians express divergent views on impact

As the entertainment industry grows in leaps and bounds in the last decade, Nigerians with  the passion for Nollywood films now hold divergent views about its impact on the general society, economy, social and the political class. Nollywood in particular, has achieved a significant feat (behind India’s Bollywood) in the global film markets, in terms of volume of […]

Actors grieve over Amaka Igwe’s death

The President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima, on Wednesday expressed grieve over the death of one the nation’s foremost film producer, writer and director, Amaka Igwe.. Fiberesima said that her death was a great loss to the movie industry. “Amaka’s just that big sister that you want to hug all the time. […]

Amaka Igwe, renowned Nollywood Movie Producer dead

Amaka Igwe, one of Nigeria’s foremost film producers, writer, director and a leading player in the motion picture industry, is dead.   The Nigerian Entertainment (NET) revealed in a statement today in Lagos that Amaka died on Monday night in Enugu after a brief ill health.   Mr Agility Onwurah, Chairman, Actors Guild of Nigeria […]

Actress Sikirat Sindodo, Musician Malaika, Resume Guarded Affair

Actress Sikirat Sindodo (Tayo Odueke) and Musician Sulaimon Adekunle Alao (Malaika) are back together. The musician and actress have been embroiled in a guarded romance for a while now. The relationship was called off when transport boss, Taiwo Akinsanmi showed more serious interest in Odueke, and marriage appeared on the cards. But after the collapse […]

After Return From Spiritual Cleansing, Colleagues Wary Of Yetunde Akilapa

The actress twice arrested on allegations of theft, Yetunde Akilapa, is back in town. And this is after under going self confessed spiritual cleansing. The upcoming role interpreter had blamed spiritual attacks for her serial arrest and assault for alleged pilfering. She journeyed out of town after her last ordeal and just returned with the […]

Ailing Actor, Olumide Bakare, Back On His Feet

Recent visitors to his temporary base in the United States of America confirm that ailing actor, Olumide Bakare, is back on his feet. And those who have seen him have a picture of the artiste as proof. The Actor flown abroad by family members to be with his son and be able to receive better […]

Movie Maker, Lancelot Imaseun, Warns Over Fake Facebook Pages Using His Name

Celebrated moviemaker, Lancelot Odua Imaseun, has urgent words for his fans: ‘Be wary of Facebook pages bearing his name’. Imaseun just sent out words that it has come to his notice that fraudsters are hoodwinking the public off of their hard-earned money by utilising Facebook pages using his identity. He disclosed the method of operation […]

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