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Chris Nkulor, Nollywood Actor, is Dead
Nigerian Bulletin
Chris Nkulor, a prolific Nollywood actor, has recently passed on. The actor had earlier this month been diagnosed of a kidney ailment, and this was what led to his demise. The Abia State born actor starred in quite a lot of movies, some of which ...
Nollywood actor, Chris Nkulor is DeadCodewit World News
Nollywood Actor, Chris Nkulor DiesThe Streetjournal

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The Guardian

Hello Nollywood: how Nigeria became Africa's biggest economy overnight
The Guardian
Unesco has attributed much of Nollywood's success to the fact that it relies on low-budget productions (usually under 20,000) which are released on video CDs, a cheaper alternative to DVDs, and are usually sold for about a dollar each. The 2006 study ...
Comment: Is Nigeria Africa's biggest economy now? Maybe!SBS
State Becomes Largest Economy in Africa With US$509.9 Billion GDPAllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone News: Nigeria overtakes South Africa asAwoko
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Nollywood Producers Worried By Growing Rate of Piracy - Association President
AllAfrica.com
The President, Association of Movie Producers, Zik Okafor, on Saturday said that the growing rate of piracy was giving Nollywood producers a lot of concern. Okafor told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that piracy was killing the industry and ...


Washington Post

Nigeria's Nollywood: Most Prolific Movie Machine
ABC News
A 15-second drum roll and the title of the film, "Deceptive Heart," comes crashing onto the screen in a groovy 1970s font. Less than 10 minutes into the Nollywood movie, the heart of plot is revealed: A woman has two boyfriends and doesn't know what to do.
Nigeria's "Nollywood": most prolific on EarthSCNow

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Yahoo News

Tenacity pays off for founder of 'Nollywood Netflix'
Yahoo News
"Our idea was really simple: we just wanted to take Nollywood movies and put them online. It's as simple as that," he said. With producers on board, the first step in 2010 was the creation of "Nollywoodlove", a dedicated channel on the video-sharing ...
'Nollywood Netflix'Global Times

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International Business Times

Nigeria's Nollywood Boost
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The Nollywood film industry alone has emerged to contribute 1.2% of GDP, Renaissance Capital says. Debt as a share of GDP is now a mere 11.6%, down from an already low 22%, Fitch Ratings notes. The average budget deficit over the past three years is ...
Nigerian GDP Jumps 89% As Economists Add In Telecoms, NollywoodInternational Business Times
Nollywood, telecoms help make Nigerian economy Africa's largestHumanIPO
Nollywood Contributes Massively To Nigeria's GDPVentures Africa
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Nollywood: Monalisa Chinda confirms breakup with her boyfriend!
Codewit World News
?We regret to officially announce the resignation of Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda from Monalisa Magazine, which also marks the end of her partnership with Mr. Lanre Nzeribe, due to irreconcilable professional differences. Over the past few months, ...

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Independent Online

Nollywood, GDP enhance Nigeria's self-image
Independent Online
Perhaps the most remarkable part of the Nigerian GDP drama is the story of Nollywood. The re-based Nigerian statistics indicate that this creative industry, with its vast following across Africa, generates more than $5bn, equivalent to 1.4 percent of ...
The rise of new growth frontiersBusinessDay
Deceptive Gyrations: Rebasing the Growth of the Nigerian EconomyDissident Voice

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CNBC.com

Nollywood helps Nigeria double its GDP
CNBC.com
Nigeria has outstripped South Africa as Africa's largest economy after it recalculated its gross domestic product (GDP) to add in sectors, such as its Nollywood film industry, that had been left out for almost 15 years, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics ...


Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Nollywood Legend Calls For Ban On Mexican Telenovelas In Ghana
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Kofi Adjorlolo who was recently honoured as a Nollywood legend disclosed that Ghanaian movies have received international recognition because of the improvement in its content so TV stations ?should try as much as possible to discourage the taste of ...