Arts & Entertainments

Adewoyin: Exit of a quintessential actress, dancer, costumier

Nigeria, particularly the arts and culture sector, was thrown into mourning following the death of veteran actress, Abosede Adewoyin (aka Madam Tinubu and Mama Onimama), on June 23. She died at the age of 60 and was buried the same day. In a statement announcing her demise, notable artist and playwright, Mufu Onifade, described the […]

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Genevieve Nnaji: Upcoming actors ’ll benefit more from Netflix

Genevieve Nnaji, a Nigerian actress, says upcoming actors will benefit more from the investment in the country’s creative industry by Netflix, a US media production brand. In a webinar held by the streaming giant and monitored on Wednesday, Genevieve said the initiative would help budding artists craving for opportunities to showcase their potentials. “We have […]

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I’m an actor, not a ritualist, says Kanayo O. Kanayo

Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo has reacted to the comments on social media about his recent video based on the #Don’tLeaveMe challenge. The movie star in a video shared via his Instagram stories on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, slammed those who can’t stop talking about his past roles in Nollywood movies. Kanayo’s statement came after […]

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Our entertainers need to increase their income streams – Ope Banwo

Dr. Ope Banwo is an author, lawyer, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and digital business consultant. In this interview with EDWIN USOBOH, he speaks on the need to train and empower Nigerian actors, actresses, musicians, producers, and others, to further understand how they can step up their income earning You are currently working on a project for […]

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Social media didn’t make me –Toyin Lawani

Being in the limelight looks quite glamorous but it does not come without its downsides. Many times, celebrities are targets of online trolls who have made it their mission to drag them by their ears. Well, some celebrities also seem to be quite prepared for trolls as they also make out time to reply them. […]

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Gideon Okeke, Ekubo, Nwosu become Nevada Bridge TV ambassadors

Nevada Bridge TV has announced its ambassadors – Gideon Okeke, Alexx Ekubo and Ego Nwosu; as well as talent management of Gideon Okeke and Ego Nwosu. The announcement was made at an event which held recently in Lagos. Nevada Bridge TV is a division of Nevada Bridge Productions, also a leading movie streaming app in […]

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‘The Men’s Club’ returns for 3rd Season

‘The Men’s Club’ is returning to screen for its third season and there is an official trailer to whet fans’ appetites. The Men’s Club will formally launch on July 22 with much plenty of fun. Whist they may not necessarily be bringing music, they know how to shake things up. From ‘Broken Hearts’, ‘Shaky Friendships’ […]

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Censors Board destroys uncensored, unclassified movies worth N15m in Plateau

Uncensored and unclassified movies worth over N15 million were on Thursday destroyed in Plateau State by the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). New Telegraph learnt that the materials destroyed were seized over the years in the Jos Zonal Office of the board and was the first destruction embarked on in 2020. The NFVCB […]

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JUST IN: Veteran actor, Ogun Majek, is dead

  Tony Okuyeme Veteran actor, Gbolagade Akinpelu, popularly known as Ogun Majek, is dead. New Telegraph learnt that he died on Thursday morning. Confirming his death, veteran actor and filmmaker, Mr. Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bell, said Ogun Majek died at his Imalefalafia, Oke-Ado, Ibadan home. Salami described the late actor as a good […]

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COVID-19: How theatre can re-invent itself, by Eboh

Veteran theatre director, producer and current president of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), Mr. Israel Eboh, in this interview with TONY OKUYEME, bares his mind on developments in the Arts and culture sector in Nigeria against the backdrop of the Covid -19 pandemic What are your thoughts about Covid-19 pandemic and […]