Just like music which has many genres, movies too have their own Just like music which has many genres, movies too have their own genres. For anyone who loves Nollywood movies, epic Nollywood movies must be something they are familiar with. Epic films usually have a sort of traditional theme, oftentimes, with historical background, accompanied by outlandish costumes and probably with unique language shot in an ancient-looking locations.For Nollywood divas, playing a role in an epic film or taking up the ‘village girl’ role, as some people call it, is everything but ancient, there is always glamour and style and even swag to nail the character.So, for another Popeye edition, we bring to you captivating moments of Nollywood epic queens.
Angolan RnB star, Anselmo Ralph, traditional music star from Mali, Oumou Sangare and Nigerian pop-star, Wizkid lead the pack of highest nominated African music talents on the just unveiled 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Nominees List with six, six and seven nominations respectively. This was revealed on Thursday, August 17, as the African Union and the International Committee of AFRIMA released the full AFRIMA 2017 nominees while also disclosing that public voting on the AFRIMA website,has been scheduled to open on Monday, August 21.
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Singer Oyindamola Emmanuel Johnson-Hunga popularly known as Dammy Krane is off the hook, as a court in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, has struck out a charge of credit card forgery, armed conspiracy and grand theft filed against him.
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A French appeal court has ordered US stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to pay 568,000 euros ($667,000) to a lighting designer they employed for their chateau in southern France, judicial sources said Friday.
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BY ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM …As Etnik-Dyragga Goes Down Fast rising dancehall act, Etnik-Dyragga, popularly called Etnik, narrowly lost out in the race to be crowned the “Best Artist Male Category from West Africa at the ongoing AFRIMA Music Awards. The ragga artiste who is tipped to be the next biggest thing in Africa will have […]
BY ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM Efforts towards achieving a global status for the Nigerian film industry has been given a huge boost with the recent unveiling in Lagos of the africa cinematography festival of training workshops, conference and film technology expo, a platform which focuses primarily on capacity-building for budding and professional players. Nigerian entrepreneur and […]
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By Stellamaries Amuwa …As (FTAN) Honours DG, NCAC All is now set for the unveiling of the official hair style and dress code for the 10th edition of the African Arts and Craft Expo (AFAC) this August. The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe made this announcement while […]
A master screen comic, Nkem Owoh, was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 African Movie Academy Awards, AMAA, for his contributions towards the development of the Nigerian film industry. The awards ceremony held last month at Eko Hotel, Lagos. He spoke fleetingly with J.K. Obatala, amidst the post adjournment hubbub at the venue.
HERITAGE Bank’s sponsored entrepreneurial competition show, which is Nigeria’s foremost entrepreneurial reality TV show; ‘The Next Titan’ is back for the fourth season. The reality TV show is scouting for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to demonstrate their entrepreneurial acumens with unbeatable business ideas, commercial insight and business savvy to stay out of eviction line in order to win the star prize of N5 million and a brand new car for the support of their business. The season 4 auditions will commence next week in Abuja, before moving to Port Harcourt and Lagos.