Author: Efeturi

Director – Kunle Afolayan Writer – Kunle Afolayan Cast – Kunle Remi, Sola Sobowale, Taiwo Hassan, Bimbo Ademoye, Owobo Ogunde, Titi Kuti, Lateef Adedimeji, Gabriel Afolayan, Uzee Usman, Eyiyemi Afolayan and Oyindamola Sanni Streaming – Netflix Year – 2024 Kunle Afolayan’s latest series on Netflix, “Anikulapo: The Rise of the Sceptre,” is a tale that combines elements of fantasy, adventure, and Nigerian folklore to create a captivating viewing experience. Set in the mystical land of Ojumo, the series follows the journey of traveller Saro who passed on in the first series, as he returns to his homeland with a daunting…

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African Original travel-reality series Ebuka Turns Up Africa will launch exclusively on Prime Video from 1 March. Ebuka Turns Up Africa is a captivating showcase of camaraderie and adventure, as Ebuka undertakes the journey of a lifetime with his guys: Nollywood stars – Timini Egbuson & Zubby Michael, Jimmie Akinsola, Onoja Adole, and Alistair Englebert Preston. Together, they embark on an unforgettable VIP adventure across Africa, in a compelling series that not only transcends borders, but reveals the men behind their celebrity personas. Ebuka Turns Up Africa will take Prime Video audiences on an exhilarating journey across Africa. As they explore Africa’s most desirable…

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A legal storm is brewing in Nollywood as two powerhouse figures, Ini Edo and Chineye Nworah, find themselves embroiled in a dispute over the ownership rights of the hit 2023 limited series ‘Shanty Town’ on Netflix. Ini Edo, the acclaimed actress and executive producer, and Chineye Nworah, also an Executive Producer and Producer of the award-winning, are both claiming ownership of the intellectual property, sparking a heated courtroom showdown. ‘Shanty Town’ garnered critical acclaim for its gripping storytelling and powerful performances, shining a spotlight on the harsh realities of life in Nigeria’s urban slums. The series has resonated with audiences…

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The 2024 edition of the iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival will hold March 21st – 24th at its primary home, Lagos. The prime project of the Foundation for Promotion of Documentary Film Festival in Africa (FPDFA), the leading platform for documentary films promotion in Nigeria and West Africa, will also be hosted in virtual format. Founded in 2010, the iREP Festival has the founding generic theme Africa in Self-Conversation, which encourages cross exchanges of ideas and developmental aspirations among the diverse peoples of Africa and the global black family. iREP 2024, the 14th edition of the annual ritual, will feature…

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First time producer and Nollywood actor extraordinaire Deyemi Okalanwo’s latest cinematic masterpiece, ‘All is Fair in Love,’ has taken the box office by storm, grossing an impressive 27 million in its opening weekend. The film, which explores the dynamics of love and conflict, has captivated audiences with its compelling storytelling and stellar performances. All is Fair in Love follows the lives of Demi and Kanla, friends living the dream, running a successful fashion business and an unbreakable friendship, until Mbali joins their company, and secrets begin to unravel. Deyemi and Timini Egbuson go at it with the addition of South…

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From the highly creative director—Gift Rogers comes the cinematic therapy that is What Happened Last Night, which talks about the psychological effects of domestic violence on a lady who’s trying to live and love. What Happened Last Night is a captivating story about a writer (Charles) whose novel manifests into a disturbing reality. The inspiration for creating this film, What Happened Last Night, came from a desire to explore complexes, and often hidden layers of human relationships as well as the impact of trauma on individuals. The film aims to convey a message of hope and resilience, emphasizing that healing…

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Renowned media mogul and philanthropist, MO Abudu, recently held a momentous event in Lagos, bringing together creatives and influencers from the film industry. The exclusive Creator Luncheon, held at JINJA RESTAURANT at the gorgeous EbonyLife Place and was graced by the presence of Hollywood actor Idris Elba, known for his iconic roles in films like “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and “Beasts of No Nation.” The event, curated by Stellar Development Foundation, Akuna Group, SUBSUME and supported by Abudu, aimed to foster collaboration and innovation among Nigeria’s creative community. Attendees were treated to an intimate afternoon of networking, discussions, and…

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Director – Moses Inyang Writer – Moses Inyang Cast – Sharon Ooja, Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ejekwu, Nkem Owoh, Deyemi Okanlawon, Funny Mallam, and Emem Inyang Streaming on – Showmax Year – 2024 In a cinematic landscape saturated with slapstick antics and exaggerated gags, “Dead Serious” emerges as a chip off the old block, maintaining my opinion that Nigerian humor must rely solely on physical comedy to entertain. Produced and Directed by the visionary Moses Inwang, “Dead Serious” was streamed to a select few of Nollywood’s favourites on Friday, February 9, 2024, as part of the official launch of the new Showmax.…

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Nollywood actress Rita Dominic took to Instagram to share the good news of her appointment as the Director at the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) for Investment Business Development. The talented actress had no words but gratitude to show on her post, as she only included a gratitude emoji and a heart emoji in her caption. In Nigeria, Rita Dominic is one of the most celebrated actresses of her time, and she has a good number of awards to back up that claim. As a young and fresh actress in 1998, Rita Dominic was able to capture the attention of…

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Showmax premieres its brand-new documentary on the Igbo Apprenticeship System, as featured in the Harvard Business Review, on February 12 Award-winning rapper ILLBLiSS serves as co-producer of the show African streaming service Showmax is set to launch an Original documentary series, Freemen, a captivating exploration of the Igbo Apprenticeship System, known locally as Igba Boi. This groundbreaking seven-part documentary premieres on February 12, 2024, coinciding with the relaunch of the new Showmax app. The Igbo Apprenticeship System has been a cornerstone of the eastern region of Nigeria for generations. The practice involves young individuals placed under the tutelage of experienced traders, artisans, or professionals to learn…

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