Kidnappers asking for N10m ransom for Nollywood filmmaker

A renowned filmmaker and media practitioner, Salisu Muazu, has been abducted by some armed men on Thursday evening along the Kaduna-Jos road, Daily post reports. Confirming the incident to NAN on Friday, the elder brother of the victim who is also a filmmaker, Sani Muazu, said they were travelling together...

Multichoice partners with New York Film Academy

South Africa's pay television firm MultiChoice has snagged a partnership with the prestigious New York Film Academy College of Visual and Performing Arts for its recently announced Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) initiative, reports say. The Director of MTF Academy (West Africa), Femi Odugbemi, said the collaboration was in line with...
Placeholder for US Visa as US embassy suspends interview waiver for Nigerians

US suspends Visa Interview Waiver Program in Nigeria

The U.S Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria have suspended the interview waiver “Drop Box” application process, effective May 14, 2019. No reason was given for the suspension which was stated on the embassy's official visa application website. It's also not known whether the programme would be restarted at a later...

Senator Dino Melaye bags Senate of the Year 2019 award (Photos)

Controversial senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye, has been voted 2019 Senator of the year award. The award was given to him by the Weekender Magazine at an elaborate ceremony tagged "WHO IS WHO" Awards Night. Check out photos from the ceremony.
Eddie Ugbomah dies at age 78 in Lagos hospital

Read President Buhari’s statement on Eddie Ugbomah’s death

The presidency has released the below statement following the passing of a veteran filmmaker Eddie Ugbomah. He was aged 78. In the statement, President Buhari says the late producer's contribution to the "development of Nigeria’s film industry remains indelible. He also consoles his family as he "prays that God will...
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