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British-born Nigerian actor hopes black skinhead film will “heal” pain

Nneka Chile 4 Min Read LAGOS, Oct 21 (Reuters) - British-born Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was taken into foster care by a white family near London as a baby in the 1960s. As a youth, the unthinkable happened: the black boy joined a gang of violent white supremacists. Now...

Filmmakers, Humphrey Nabimanya, Emmanuel Ikubese Partner To Showcase KYADDALA Flick

**** Nollywood Actor Emmanuel Ikubese Partner with Reach A Hand Uganda on Kyaddala **** Kyaddala Set To Empower Young African With Quality Education **** Filmmakers, Humphrey Nabimanya, Emmanuel Ikubese Partner To Showcase KYADDALA Flick After over 9 months of production, Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU) in...

Nollywood director Ifeanyi Onyeabor dies on movie set

A Nollywood movie director and stunt specialist, Ifeanyi Onyeabor, is dead. The accomplished filmmaker died while filming in Jos, Plateau State, on Good Friday. SIC Entertainment Production Nigeria Limited, a company he ran alongside his partner, Steve James, confirmed his death in a statement on Friday. The...

British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor says films can help drive change in Africa

Sarah Shearman OXFORD, England, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - F ilms telling the stories of innovators in Africa have the power to transform the way people see the continent and drive social change, Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor said on Friday. Ejiofor’s comments came as he...

21 Savage Faces Deportation After Shock Arrest

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials say 21 Savage has been living in the U.S. illegally. Photo: Roy ROCHLIN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP The surprise arrest of rapper 21 Savage on allegations that he is in the United States...

Yoruba Nollywood actor, Adewale Olarenwaju dies

The news of the sudden death of Yoruba actor, Adewale Olarenwaju aka ‘Ishow Larry’, has left his colleagues in shock. The deceased was reportedly briefly ill before he suddenly died on Monday. His colleagues, Ola Bode and Olatubosun Silver, broke the news on Facebook. The late actor...

Nigeria to host 2019 BBNaija TV show

Multichoice has disclosed its preparedness to host the 2019 edition of the Big Brother Naija (BBN) in Nigeria. The cable service provider, who is also the organiser of BBN, the annual TV reality show, made this known on Tuesday in Lagos. ADVERTISEMENT At the briefing heralding the...

Profit slump looms for foreign PayTv players in Nigeria as Netflix target local subscribers

Global streaming service Netflix set its eyes a few years ago on Nigeria’s film industry, better known as Nollywood.

Osun gets $20m to fix healthcare

Osun State government is to get $20million to fix healthcare facilities, Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, announced this on Wednesday. He stated this when he received Governor Gboyega Oyetola in his office in Abuja. The money is the earning of the state from the World...

Stan Lee, creator of legendary spiderman comic dies at 95

Lee created comic dynamos like Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Black Panther, and the X-Men. By Kalhan Rosenblatt Stan Lee, the godfather of Marvel Comics whose cast of characters such as Spider-Man, the Hulk and the X-Men were beloved by millions of readers for decades before becoming...
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