Tag: Genevieve Nnaji

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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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Dayo 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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EditorNovember 14, 2018

#YNaijaPowerList2018: Davido, Genevieve Nnaji, Wizkid… These are the 10 most powerful people in entertainment

For the seventh consecutive year, YNaija brings you its annual ranking of the most powerful young persons under the age ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 10, 2018

Major moves! Genevieve Nnaji signs deal with American talent agency UTA

How does it feel like to be Genevieve Nnaji right now?! I’ll tell you: have your directorial debut lauded at ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 13, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji was interviewed on CNN about Netflix acquiring ‘Lionheart,’ and here are some takeaways

Following the announcement that Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart will premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, there’s been ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 13, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Odunlade Adekola, others nominated for NEA Awards 2018 | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Eminem breaks 36-year-old UK chart record; Omotola says singing is her first love | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment over the weekend and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 8, 2018

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’

Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival today. No longer news. But according to ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 4, 2018

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s ‘Farming’ stars Genevieve Nnaji, and here’s what the movie is about

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 DayoAugust 25, 2018

Why we are rooting for Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival

From the current crop of Nigerian female directors and filmmakers, Genevieve Nnaji’s solid career as an actress is coming to ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2018

In case you haven’t noticed, gimmicky star-studded movies are killing Nollywood

Old-era Nollywood was much simpler. It was a period in an evolving industry where actors were discovered, and with every ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 15, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji breaks the internet; Journalist reveals only 15 Chibok girls are alive | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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ToluOctober 12, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Mo Abudu listed as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global Television; “Lies everywhere”, Davido reacts to new reports on Tagbo | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing this ...

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EditorSeptember 25, 2017

Film review: Amara is underwhelming, absolutely boring

There was a time when it was considered a big deal for Nollywood stars and producers to make the trip ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 9, 2017

Peter Okoye to feature in Genevieve Nnaji’s movie

Nigerian singer, Peter okoye, just like so many other celebrities has decided to try out his hands on other things. ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 3, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Banky W & Adesuwa Etomi are a couple; Beverly Naya defends herself and Don Jazzy sets his sights on Linda Ikeji [The Lovestruck edition]

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

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