Tag: Genevieve Nnaji

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Wilfred OkicheSeptember 23, 2020

Profile: How Erica Nlewedim lost and won Big Brother Naija at the same time

“I’m the star of the show, with a few supporting characters of course.” On any other person not named Genevieve ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 27, 2020

Genevieve Nnaji’s brand of feminism shouldn’t offend anyone, but here we are

Nollywood star actress and producer, Genevieve Nnaji has been a celebrity favourite for years now – from star appearances in Nollywood ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 5, 2020

Nigerians weigh in on the Battle Of The Best Between Adesua And Genevieve

One of the most enduring topics of discussion from the Nigerian film industry has been the Old Nollywood vs New ...

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EditorJuly 2, 2020

Genevieve Nnaji and Akin Omotoso join the prestigious Oscars jury

Genevieve has been on a roll these past few years. First her film, Lionheart became the first film to be ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 23, 2020

Netflix joins forces with Nigeria’s talent to showcase its creative wealth to the world

Nollywood has been at the epicentre of the African entertainment industry, creating stars and producing content that’s resonated with fans ...

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EditorMay 5, 2020

Netflix is celebrating Africa Month with a ‘Made In Africa’ collection

Netflix today announced the introduction of a Made in Africa collection – a curated list of African series, films and ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 31, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Meet Visual Artist, Ogochukwu Ejiofor using art as a tool for expressing public opinion

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence, a reception and ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 29, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Experimental Artist, Onyinye Ezennia demonstrates ‘giving a voice’ to women and children often unheard

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence, a reception and ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 27, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Painter, Clara Aden speaks on how she’s using art as a voice to close the gender gap

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence, a reception and ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 25, 2020

#YWomenSpecial: Fine Artist, Divine Favour Ogbonna speaks on ‘gender limits’ in the creative space

In celebration of the #InternationalWomensDay2020, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Harriet Thompson hosted at her residence, a reception and ...

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EditorMarch 5, 2020

Kemi Adetiba is honoured with 50 other women as Netflix celebrates #IWD2020

This International Women’s Day, Netflix is partnering with UN Women to launch a special collection curated by groundbreaking women in ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 5, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: ‘Lionheart’ has been disqualified from the 2020 Oscar race

The Academy has just disqualified Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category, dropping ...

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SponsorOctober 5, 2019

Accelerate TV, Film One to release Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s ‘Farming’ in West Africa

Accelerate TV, in its promise to entertain and empower audiences through thought-provoking, captivating content and insightful African stories, is set ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 3, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Genevieve Nnaji’s ”Lionheart” announced as Nigeria’s submission for Oscars 2020

The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) on Wednesday announced that Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart will be the country’s submission in the ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 19, 2019

The trailer for Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s upcoming drama ”Farming” is here, and it’s compelling and haunting

Back in 2017, Variety reported the news about Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s British drama Farming. Based on Agbaje’s autobiographical story, Farming centers ...

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Bernard DayoJune 18, 2019

Here’s why we think Genevieve Nnaji might be working on a new movie

Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart was a huge inflection point in her career, having its premiere at the 2018 Toronto ...

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Bernard DayoMay 29, 2019

Here’s why people are still talking about this age-defying photo of Genevieve Nnaji and her Nollywood colleagues

Genevieve Nnaji’s belated celebrations for her 40th birthday last week would be remembered for one viral photo – a reunion ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 13, 2019

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ screens at the Bonhams African Art gallery in London

Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart has been a success story out of Nollywood, beaming a light towards Nigeria and the ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 1, 2019

We love this photo of Genevieve Nnaji hanging out with Danny Glover in LA – and all for a good cause

Queen of Nollywood Genevieve Nnaji is in Los Angeles for The Bail Project with other Hollywood celebrities and personalities. With ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 22, 2019

Profile: How Genevieve Nnaji became Queen of Nollywood (again)

In December 2018, two decades after starting out with a bit part in the crime drama, Most Wanted, Genevieve Nnaji ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 21, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Femi Jacobs, Genevieve Nnaji, Elnathan John, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 12, 2019

Kerry Washington’s verdict on ”Lionheart” is that she loves it!

The buzz around Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart, which arrived on Netflix last week Friday, hit a new high when Hollywood actress ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of January

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:   A pirated copy of ‘Lionheart’ was recently sold in traffic ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 8, 2019

A pirated copy of ‘Lionheart’ was recently sold in traffic and here’s why Nollywood urgently needs to tackle its piracy problem

Just four days after Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart arrived on Netflix, a clip of a pirated copy being hawked ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 4, 2019

Genevive Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ is now streaming on Netflix today!

Only recently marking 20 years in Nollywood, Genevieve Nnaji’s buzzy, directorial debut Lionheart is a love letter to Nigeria. After ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 26, 2018

Film Review: Lionheart is the feel-good movie of the year and everyone should see it

Genevieve Nnaji isn’t a fan of the division of the film industry into old and new Nollywood. These boxes and ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 20, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji has allegedly accused FilmOne Distribution for refusing to distribute ‘Lionheart’

There has been a fairytale quality about Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart, its ample, exquisite publicity and the goodwill from the film ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 16, 2018

Here’s when Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ will start streaming on Netflix

With the film festival fare and goodwill that Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart has enjoyed, streaming powerhouse Netflix has announced ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 7, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ screens at the Marrekech International Film Festival

This year’s Marrekech International Film Festival officially kicked off last week Friday, in Morocco, and is slated to end December ...

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EditorNovember 22, 2018

Here’s the full #YNaijaPowerList2018

Genevieve Nnaji, Chris Ogunlowo, Maraji, Tony Nwulu, Falana have been unveiled as some of the most influential personalities in the ...

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