Wednesday, January 16, 2013 The entertainment industry in the North especially films revolves around Bollywood and Kannywood. This is because of the cosmopolitan nature of the region. In this piece by AKILU ABDULLAHI in Kano, he looks at the influence of these two institutions in the northern parts of Nigeria. The taxi driver pressed on the stereo system of the car and filled the ears of passengers with soft melody of Indian music, clearly displaying his flair for Bollywood. Aliyu Ladan, the driver, said he preferr ... more

Thursday, January 10, 2013 That the Nollywood actor, Ibrahim Chatta is a famous actor cannot be contested. He has been making relevance in the Yoruba genre of the movie industry for a decade or more now .If you recall that we served you a story of how he hooked a Senators daughter, Salamat Mohammed in a traditional/Islamic wedding last December 30th, 2012, as you are reading this, the wedding is said to be creating hullaballoo in his household. How? Well, a source hinted us that not many people know that the popula ... more

Saturday, January 5, 2013 In the wake of the sudden death of Yoruba movie starlet, Bisi Komolafe, who passed away on the New Years eve at the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan, fellow actor, Saheed Balogun, has disclaimed the stories making the rounds that Komolafes death was as a result of fetish practices and husband snatching scandals. Balogun, who is currently putting finishing touches to his latest movie, You or I, says, I find it very absurd that anyone would attribute the death or illness of any Yoruba ... more

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 One of the actors and producers in Nollywood, Muyiwa Ademola popularly called Ori, has been reported to be involved in a ghastly motor accident a few days ago. Sheifunmi, who reported the said accident said the scene was indescribable as Muyiwas car, we learnt, damaged beyond repair and the prolific producer cum director is being admitted under intensive care. According to the MTV presenter, In other news, another Yoruba actor Muyiwa Ademola was also involved in another accident on ... more

Monday, December 24, 2012 When Muftua Adio a.k.a. Ajigijaga, a 53 year old actor send wedding invites to friends with the toast Some say its too early, some say its too late. But to God Almighty this is the appointed time and it is marvelous in our sights little the people know that he really meant business. Why people were wondering about this holy union between the two is simply because the couple walking down the aisle -Taiwo Hassan 26 and Ajigijaga in his early 50s is many years in age apart. At the weddin ... more

Thursday, December 20, 2012 The entertainment industry has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to mourn the tragic death of late Kaduna state governor, Sir. Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa. Vice-President, Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN, North West zone, Comrade Salihu Othman Isah, fondly called Hotman commiserated with the family of the late governor who died in a plane crash and the good people of Kaduna state on behalf of the sector known as Nollywood. Hotman also advised his successor, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero to tak ... more

Sunday, December 16, 2012 Ruke Amata seems to have put the trauma of his wifes reported sex scandal with a governor and a Promasidor big boy behind him. This can be attested to by his mood when he was at the premiere of the Nollywood movie Ikpaya held in Deptford, London on December 8, 2012, which was a cheerful one. Other guests at the event were Rita Nzelu, Tope Brass, Theodora Ibekwe, Toyin Moore, Bukola Grace, Sam Anwuzia, Lasco Atkins, Julie Coker an ex-beauty queen Drew Uyi and members of Ugbajo Itshekiri ... more

Monday, December 10, 2012 THE reported tiff between K1 and Pasuma has now got to their fans, as Pasuma learnt the hard way in Ijebu Ode penultimate Sunday during the launching of Queen Lola Ajibolas movie. His usual fans, who had followed him since he declared allegiance to K1 years ago, and who themselves have been the latters fans for decades, refused to paste money on his head as he sang their praises for several minutes at the event. The film launch took place at the Prime Hall, Molipa on November 25, 2012. ... more

Monday, December 3, 2012 Ever since star actress, Tayo Sikirat Sindodo Odueke has been announced to be recipient of an Islamic title, controversies have since trailed the title.The reason is that Tayo who is generally believed to be bad girl of Nollywood can not be honoured with such a highly islamic title.Though, the title has not been disclosed to us in as much as the position has not been made public by the organizing committee of the coronation at the mosque where she worships at Surulere, Lagos. Therefo ... more

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 One of the Nollywoods actresses, Wuraola Adeseha has made known the kind of mentality our so called actresses, most especially in the Yoruba genre have infused in the industry. Before now, an actress is always stuck to the art of acting, but today, the case is different, even a six months old up and coming actress in Nollywood already has the ambition of producing two movies in a year. Not only that, these characters, as it has become a norm in the industry, can sleep with anything to raise mon ... more