Tag: Kunle Afolayan

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Bernard DayoMay 15, 2019

Here are the Nollywood stars attending the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

This year’s Cannes Film Festival officially kicked off yesterday in Cannes, France, and it was preceded by a little buzz: ...

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SponsorFebruary 11, 2019

First Lady of Kwara, Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed, Femi Adebayo, Toyin Abraham, Chioma Akpotha, others stun at premiere of Diamonds in the Sky

Diamonds in the Sky, a movie by leading Non-Governmental Organisation, Leah Foundation was created in partnership with Sterling Bank to ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 4, 2019

The trailer for Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Mokalik’ is here and of course, Simi does some singing

The press rollout for Kunle Afolayan’s upcoming Mokalik has officially kicked off, heralded with a couple of teasers released between ...

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SponsorNovember 26, 2018

Ooni of Ife’s Foundation commissions Bolanle Austin-Peters to produce Queen Moremi ‘The Musical’

The Ooni of Ife’s Foundation, House of Oduduwa has commissioned Bolanle Austin-Peters to produce the first of its kind Queen ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 16, 2018

Kunle Afolayan is working on adapting Ngugi Thiong’o’s classic novel ‘Matigari’ to film

Despite the great morass of African literature in the context of novels that verges on the African experience, not much ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 24, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 24th of September

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: #YNaijaEssays: The biggest lie that we’ve been told is ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 16, 2018

Even Kunle Afolayan hardly watches Nollywood movies. And here’s why

In a recent interview with TheCable Lifestyle, Kunle Afolayan discussed his upcoming movie Mokalik, which will feature singer Simi in ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 28, 2018

Simi will be making her Nollywood debut in Kunle Afolyan’s upcoming movie “Mokalik”

Simi is quite the character in her music videos, most of them designed to mimic a Nollywood script. In real ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 5, 2018

TIP of a New Dawn founder, Tabia Princewill restates commitment to youth empowerment

Tabia Princewill, founder and executive director of the youth empowerment platform, TIP of a New Dawn has restated her commitment ...

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Wilfred OkicheJune 6, 2018

Film Review: Moses Inwang’s Crazy People is clumsy, but redeemable

Director Moses Inwang is steadily building a profile as the definitive chronicler of the mental health issues that afflict Nigerians. ...

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ToluDecember 7, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Tupac Shakur’s ex-girlfriend to sell a photo of his penis; G-worldwide accuses Kiss Daniel of “misleading the public” | More stories

Thursdays are for throwbacks and catchups! So here’s almost everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and the ones that broke ...

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SponsorNovember 6, 2017

Omotola Jalade, Kate Henshaw, Ramsey Nouah, other stars turn up for #AFRIFF2017 Globe Awards

The 2017 edition Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) came to a spectacular close with the presentation of the Globe Awards, ...

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EditorSeptember 4, 2017

Film Review: The Tribunal is mostly solid

by Wilfred Okiche The last of director Kunle Afolayan’s three picture deal with television giant, Africa Magic is a legal ...

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ToluJuly 10, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Watch Wizkid shut down Wireless Festival in London, Blue Ivy freestyles on 4.44 album | More stories

Here’s how the entertainment world fared while we chilled out over the weekend plus all that’s still buzzing this Monday ...

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EzinneJuly 10, 2017

The Film Blog: In a surprising rarity, the Bank of Industry is actually making impact

We were paying attention to Jade Osiberu’s talk about how the Bank of Industry made available the tens of millions ...

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EditorJuly 5, 2017

Sahara Group reaffirms commitment to sustainable development with ‘Hanatu’

Buoyed by its passion to spread hope and provide platforms for dreams to blossom, Sahara Group is set to premiere ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 2, 2017

The Film Blog Thread: “Diamond Ring, an edge-of-the-seat winner” | A trip down memory lane to the Nollywood that made actual magic

Have you seen Diamond Ring, Dry leaves or Women’s Cot? If you haven’t, this thread is for you. Welcome to ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 1, 2017

The Film Blog: Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Roti’ is an exercise in brilliance – but will Nigerians go to see it?

The casting of this movie is excellent. Everyone is perfect – Kunle Afolayan, Kate Henshaw, Kunle’s mum (who, we hear, ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 3, 2017

The Film Blog: The trailer for the second Kunle Afolayan film this year is out

Roti is the second. Omugwo was the first. We think this one will also be a hit.

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EditorApril 8, 2017

Film review: Patience Ozokwor makes a spectacular return to form in Kunle Afolayan’s Omugwo

by Wilfred Okiche When the most influential filmmaker of a generation decides to join forces with the continent’s most important ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 2, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 2nd of February

Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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EditorFebruary 2, 2017

The Film Blog: Are you ready for more Kunle Afolayan?

Three times more, really. Apparently he’s gotten a deal with MNet Africa to shoot 3 TV movies. Or at least ...

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Mazi EmekaDecember 21, 2016

Alternative sound at its finest! Highlights of the Afropolitan Vibes Music Festival [PHOTOS]

The first ever edition of the Afropolitan Vibes Music festival held on the Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th ...

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Isime EseneNovember 20, 2016

Adenike Adebayo: My experience embracing the world with #AFRIFF2016

by Adenike Adebayo Anytime the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) comes around, I get excited. Mostly because of the workshops, ...

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ToluSeptember 10, 2016

TIFF 2016: Genevieve Nnaji’s style will stun us

Star actress, Genevieve Nnaji is one of the Nollywood headliners at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). She arrived ...

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Isime EseneAugust 19, 2016

8 Nigerian movies will be showing at Toronto – 5 takeaways from this historic feat

by Tolu Omoyeni The Toronto International Film Festival is big, why it’s one of the biggest in the world. Up ...

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Isime EseneAugust 18, 2016

The Media Blog: On today’s episode of ‘This is not an exclusive’, we present… TrueNollywoodStories

Ugh, beht why TNS? We haven’t paid enough attention to this blog, but we should. It’s doing God’s work in ...

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Oreoluwa PetersAugust 9, 2016

So are we all going to sit here and pretend Kunle Afolayan’s ‘The CEO’ isn’t a terrible, godawful movie?

by Tolu Omoyeni When the Nigerian media went agog over the in-flight premiere of Kunle Afolayan‘s new movie, The CEO, some ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 11, 2016

Desmond Elliot, Mo Abudu, Segun Arinze others step out for Kunle Afolayan’s The CEO movie premiere (PHOTOS)

After having a private screening of the movie aboard an Air France flight from Lagos to Paris Kunle Afolayan pulled his ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 2, 2016

Adekunle Gold, Ramsey Nouah, others watch Kunle Afolayan’s The CEO ‘in the air’ (PHOTOS)

On Wednesday night, Kunle Afolayan raised the bar a notch higher for the Nollywood industry as he showcased his latest movie project ...

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