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Nollywood in Hollywood for 'Nigerian Oscars'
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Stars turned out at a Los Angeles movie awards ceremony Saturday, not for Hollywood, but Nollywood, Nigeria's booming film industry. Africa's answer to the Oscars, the NAFCAs, the Nollywood and African Film Critics' Awards was held at L.A.'s Saban ...

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Meet Nollywood UK most powerful couple
C. hub issue 8 Cover Theodora Ibekwe- Oyebade and Ayo Oyebade are arguably Nollywood UK most powerful couple. As soon as the pair got together last year to tie the knot, the entertainment industry knew something powerful is about to happen within the ...

Mercy Johnson Excited As Nollywood Stars Surprised Her With Baby Shower
Nollywood superstar actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie was thrown a surprise baby shower by friends and colleagues in the US on Sunday evening. The Actress who is now in the United States is expecting to deliver a baby boy. The blue balloons at the event ...
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Mercy Johnson is now having a baby

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Nigeria's 'Nollywood' Movie Industry Rolls at High Gear
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LAGOS?. Twenty years after its birth in a video shop in Lagos, Nigeria's "Nollywood" is one of the most prolific film industries on earth. Despite low budgets and whirlwind production schedules, Nigerian films are wildly popular in Africa and industry ...

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Women Group, Nollywood Artistes Organise Street Awareness Over Ebola
A group, Women Arise for Change (WAFC) alongside prominent members of the nation's entertainment industry Nollywood on Monday organized advocacy against the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Nollywood artistes that took part in the street show ...

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Nollywood Movies Awards 2013 Unveils Nominees
Preparations are in top gear for the third Nollywood Movies Awards (NMAs) and to formally reveal the nominees for the centenary edition. The prestigious unveil is scheduled to hold tomorrow in Lagos. The shortlist of contenders in the 32 Award ...

Insurers Urged to Partner Nollywood
"The insurance industry should partner Nollywood to drive the desired insurance culture in Nigeria. Entertainers have great number of fans among Nigerian children, youths, middle class and the elite. These are the target groups for the insurance ...

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Cannes is Waiting for Nollywood. Will Nollywood Answer?
Indie Wire (blog)
Except for Newton Aduaka, Ngozi Onwurah, Andrew Dosunmu and Akin Omotosho, no other Nigerian filmmaker has taken up the challenge to compete on the world stage of the major international film festivals, and until Nollywood movies can compete at the ...

Nollywood Mobile Video Market is Worth More than US$7 Billion Annually
Indie Wire (blog)
Over 25 per cent of these subscribers can spend as much as US$10 monthly to view Nollywood movies on their smart phones and tablets and that will be over US$250 million monthly and US$3 billion annually in Nigeria alone. And there are more than twice ...

Nollywood and African Film Critics' Award winners announced
Screen Africa
The 4th Nollywood and African Film Critics' Awards (NAFCA) and the NAFCA Special Honours 2014 took place on 13 September at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California. The NAFCA is commonly referred to as The African Oscars and are US awards ...