Actors and crew on a Nollywood set

Recently ehn, there was a mini upheaval on Nollywood Twitter.

As it turned out, Nollywood Twitter had actually picked up the baton from Nollywood Instagram. Someone had made, I think, a post about actors who don’t promote the films they feature in. Someone left a comment on that post, then…


by ‘Șẹgun Ọdẹjimi

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Having tried his hands on several television shows, sitcoms and serial dramas such as Borokini, Ọmọ Baba Landlord and Àwọn Aládùn De to nod-worthy degrees of commercial and artistic success, in 2020, Debola “Santa” Ogunshina decided to helm a feature film. …


On May 27 and 29, 2020 the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) published a document in the media titled “Amendments to the 6th Edition of the NBC Code”.

To summarize, this amendment to the NBC Code, amongst other things;

  1. Prohibits licensees from entering into exclusive agreements.
  2. Compels licensee to offer sports and news programmes and/or channels to other broadcasters for retail to residential subscribers.
  3. Regulates the prices at which content is sub-licensed
  4. Broadcasters allot 20% of weekly broadcast…

Our dear National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) recently published a document in the media titled ‘Amendments to the 6th Edition of the NBC Code’.

As is the norm with our government, NBC compiled this document without prior stakeholder consultation.

And in case you’ve been too busy with Kanayo O. Kanayo and…


See ehn, maybe we are the ones who need to really stop expecting that, with the financial weight and manpower Mo Abudu and friends command, it shouldn’t be that hard to make a film that makes some sense even in its unseriousness. “We” here refers to critics.

In fairness, there…


Yvonne Jegede came into our collective consciousness when she appeared as one of the vixens on 2face’s “African Queen” video in 2004.

She went on some sort of hiatus for a while and then came back into the scene, but this time as a Nollywood actress. In a short while…


No matter who you ask, where you ask or how you ask the question. As long as the question is along the lines of naming the top 5 Yoruba Nollywood actors, you’re almost guaranteed to have Odunlade Adekola as part of the replies.

For someone who began acting in 1996…


Google is your friend right? Shebi that’s what you have always heard. Any small thing, everyone says google it. Most times, so you don’t look ignorant in some conversations, you make a quick dash to Google to research the topic.

Since launching on the 4th of September 1998 in Menlo…


Despite the industry being around for years before then, the term “Nollywood” was first used in 2002 by Norimitsu Onishi who was a journalist in the New York Times.

And here is how that happened.

This Japanese-Canadian journalist worked as the New-York Time’s Bureau Chief in West Africa (at that…


Despite being released in cinemas last year, Niyi Akinmolayan’s The Setup has just found its way to Netflix thereby making it reach more audiences than a limited cinema run would have allowed it. …

'Segun Odejimi

Senior Writer @NoahsArkComms | Ad Man | Creative Consultant | Former Editor @TNSnigeria | Former Child, Future Corpse | iamsegunodejimi@gmail.com

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