Veteran Nollywood Actor Jim Lawson Maduike Is Dead

Nollywood has lost yet another gem as a veteran actor, Jim Lawson Maduike is reportedly dead. The Imo-born thespian died today, January 9 after reportedly complaining of body pains at around 12 pm. Before his death, Maduike was a famous Nollywood actor, radio broadcaster, writer, voice-over artist, filmmaker, and television personality. He joined the film industry in 2004 where he starred in several films. His … Continue reading Veteran Nollywood Actor Jim Lawson Maduike Is Dead

Joy Chico Ejiro pens emotional message to late husband

Joy Chico Ejiro, wife of Nollywood filmmaker, Chico Ejiro., has broken her silence following the tragic death of her husband.The mother of four took to her Instagram page to pen an emotional message to her husband, describing his death as a rude shock. She disclosed that he died in her hands, leaving her so confused and devastated. She however stated that she is consoled by … Continue reading Joy Chico Ejiro pens emotional message to late husband

Lai Mohammed mourns ace film producer Chico Ejiro

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed shock at the death of veteran film producer Chico Ejiro. Mohammed said Ejiro’s death was a huge blow to Nollywood and Nigeria’s creative industry in general. The minister, in a statement by the Special Assistant to the President (Media), Office of the Minister of Information and Culture, Segun Adeyemi, expressed his condolence to the … Continue reading Lai Mohammed mourns ace film producer Chico Ejiro

Sola Shobowale looks ageless at 57 (Photos)

Popular Nigerian film actress, Sola Shobowale popularly known as ”Toyin Tomato” is celebrating a new age today as she clocks 57. The ”King of Boys” actress posted several beautiful pictures on her social media timeline to mark the occasion. Sola came to limelight when she appeared on Nigeria’s popular television drama series Super Story: Oh Father, Oh Daughter. Over time, she has appeared in over … Continue reading Sola Shobowale looks ageless at 57 (Photos)

Rita Dominic reveals lover’s identity in Christmas photos

Rita Dominic, a Nollywood actress, has left friends and fans talking on social media after she shared rare loved-up photos of herself with her lover. The 45-year-old film star shared photos on her Instagram page on Saturday in commemoration of the Christmas celebration. In the photos which she captioned “Merry Christmas”, the actress and her lover are seen wearing matching outfits and holding a glass of wine, … Continue reading Rita Dominic reveals lover’s identity in Christmas photos

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is sold for $22m

Michael Jackson’s famous 2,700-acre Southern California ranch has been sold for 22 million dollars to billionaire Ron Burkle, The Wall Street Journal reported. Burkle, who Forbes estimates is worth 1.5 billion dollars, was a friend of Jackson, who helped manage his money in the mid-2000s, according to the Journal. He is also co-owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Neverland was first put on the market in … Continue reading Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is sold for $22m

Nollywood filmmaker, Chico Ejiro, is dead

A prolific Nollywood filmmaker and director, Chico Ejiro, is dead. He passed on in the early hours of Friday, Christmas Day. The President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed the news during a telephone call with our correspondent. It was learned that the late director, who was the younger brother of another filmmaker, Zeb Ejiro, had just concluded a movie project. Continue reading Nollywood filmmaker, Chico Ejiro, is dead

Disney announces animated series by Nigerian creators set in Lagos

Walt Disney Animation Studios have confirmed a partnership with a pan-African comics company, Kugali, on a forthcoming animated sci-fi series set for 2022 release. The series is titled Iwaju which, in the Yoruba language, roughly translates to “The Future’’. Kugali was founded by three Nigerian comic artists; Tolu Olowofoyeku, Ziki Nelson, and Hamid Ibrahim in 2017. Set in Lagos, Nigeria, the sci-fi series will explore … Continue reading Disney announces animated series by Nigerian creators set in Lagos

Wole Soyinka unveils new novel after 48 years

Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has formally launched his new novel, titled: Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth. The book which launching at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos, is coming 48 years after his two works – The Interpreters (1965) and Season of Anomy (1973). The novel is published by Bookcraft Publishing, Ibadan. Speaking at the book presentation, Soyinka explained why he returned to … Continue reading Wole Soyinka unveils new novel after 48 years