Author: Foluke Adarale

You can watch African Movie Channel (AMC) premium Nollywood FAST channel, Nolly Africa HD on the widely popular entertainment platform, Plex. This new partnership comes as a result of a joint distribution deal with Amagi, a cloud-based pioneer in the FAST, CTV, and broadcast space. With 17 million monthly active users, Plex offers a diverse range of free ad-supported TV shows, movies, FAST channels, and live TV channels that can be streamed in over 239 countries and 81 languages. Nolly Africa HD can now be accessed on the globally accessible Plex mobile app, Plex’s free-to-stream website, and the Plex app…

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Buckwyld Media Network and BHM have joined forces to present a series of international showcases that will delve into the rich culture and creativity of Nigeria, the birthplace of Nollywood and Afrobeats. The collaborative effort aims to counter prevailing narratives about Nigeria and Nigerians and provide a platform for the diverse aspects of Nigerian lore, culture, and experiences to flourish globally. Titled ‘Naija To The World,’ this exciting exhibition will make its debut at the renowned Apollo Theatre in New York City on September 16, 2023, after touring various Nigerian cities, including Lagos, Port Harcourt, Benin, Abuja, and Jos. The…

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Director: Ebuka Njoku Writer: Ebuka Njoku Produced by: Anegbu Achalla, Lorenzo Menakaya, Ebuka Njoku Starring: Echelon Mbadiwe, Ken Erics, Somadina Adinma, Ifeoma Obinwa, Keezyto, Lorenzo Menakaya Where to watch: Netflix  In the bustling world of Nollywood, where big-budget productions often dominate the spotlight, “Yahoo+” stands out as a hidden gem that showcases the power of creativity and storytelling over lavish financial resources. The film’s tightly woven script, talented small cast, and the director’s ingenious approach to overcoming budget constraints make it a prime example of how less can be more in the world of cinema. The simplicity and focus on…

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In the fast-paced and fiercely competitive world of box office releases, two movies, “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” have made an extraordinary impact after just two weeks since their release. “Barbie” stormed the box office with an exceptional opening weekend earning of $337M, outshining “Oppenheimer’s” $174M by nearly double the amount. This remarkable difference in box office performance can be attributed, in large part, to the brilliant execution of Warner Brothers’ marketing campaign, known as “Operation Barbie Summer.” The success of these movies not only demonstrates the potential of effective marketing strategies but also sheds light on the significant influence marketing can…

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Africa’s creative industry is experiencing a remarkable cultural resurgence, captivating the world’s attention like never before. From music and fashion to film and visual arts, the continent’s diverse cultural scene is gaining international acclaim. Emphasizing this creative prowess, the annual Africa Walk will be hosted in Dakar, Senegal from July 24th to 27th and Lagos, Nigeria from July 28th to 31st. It aims to showcase Africa’s potential to local companies, policymakers, and foreign investors. The event provides a unique opportunity for those seeking to expand their operations in Africa to gain fresh perspectives on the continent. It challenges negative stereotypes…

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Black Thread Media is ready to sweep you off your feet as they present their groundbreaking cinematic masterpiece, “Love, Lies & Lasgidi.” This is a promised proper Lagos’ rollercoaster ride through the romantic lives of four captivating young women, caught in a tangled web of deception, heartbreak, and betrayal amidst the vibrant backdrop of Lagos. Executive producers Joke Oke and Vitalis Ezeokafor are revolutionizing Nigerian storytelling by shedding light on the everyday realities of its people. With their visionary approach, they bring forth a stellar cast, including Bolanle Ninalowo, Anthony Monjaro, Sophie Alakija, Sandra Okozuwa, and more, who effortlessly breathe…

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Recent news has brought attention to the Nollywood movie industry, and it is quite sad to see the living conditions of so many Nollywood veterans. In response to this news, The Golden Movie Ambassadors Association of Nigeria (TGMAAN) has taken a stand to address the welfare concerns of Nollywood veterans, ensuring timely interventions to support and uplift those who have dedicated their lives to the Nigerian film industry. This promising development was announced during the association’s Executive Summit held last week  Saturday,  in the vibrant city of Ibadan. The Executive Summit served as a platform for passionate discussions about various…

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Nigerian writer-director CJ “Fiery” Obasi has achieved a significant milestone in Nigerian cinema with his feature film “Mami Wata” becoming the first film by a Nigeria-based filmmaker to premiere at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival back in 2022. The film made its debut in January as part of the World Cinema Dramatic competition section, securing a coveted spot at one of the biggest film festivals in the world. At Sundance, “Mami Wata” garnered praise from both the jury and audiences, leaving a lasting impression. The film was honored with the special jury award for cinematography, recognizing the remarkable work of…

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The eagerly anticipated biographical film, “Last Man Standing,” portraying the remarkable political journey of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, premiered in Lagos to great acclaim. The event, organized by Ultimate Communications, took place at the prestigious Glover Memorial Hall last Friday, drawing a host of prominent figures from politics, entertainment, and the film industry. Among the distinguished guests in attendance was the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who delegated his representative, Mr. Jaiye Opayemi, to partake in the occasion. Hon. Mojisola Ojora Meranda, the Deputy Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, AIG Hakeem Odumosu, the former Commissioner of Police,…

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In a momentous occasion, veteran Nollywood actor Alhaji Abdulsalam Sanyaolu, popularly known as Charles Olumo or Agbako, celebrated his 100th birthday, becoming the oldest living person in the Nigerian movie industry. While he may have retired from acting due to his age, Charles Olumo continues to grace public appearances, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of his fans. The illustrious journey of Alhaji Abdulsalam Sanyaolu began in 1953 when he ventured into acting at a church in Lagos. His debut took place during a church drama at The Apostolic Church in Mushin, where he showcased his talent for the…

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