Tag: Kunle Afolayan

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Ado AminuNovember 20, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s anger is somewhat justified, and it invites us to rethink how we approach works of art

A quoted reply by ace Director, Kunle Afolayan has caused a spirited conversation about what constitutes an appropriate response from ...

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Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 13, 2020

Kunle Afolayan joins the #MeToo Movement with Citation

In 2018, allegations of sexual harassment by many men in high positions became rife in media reports and the year ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 1, 2020

All you need to know about Kunle Afolayan’s widely anticipated movie, ‘Citation’

Originally slated for an early release in August, Kunle Afolayan‘s latest feature film, ‘Citation‘, was pushed forward to the 6th ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 7, 2020

Will Kunle Afolayon’s ‘Citation’ make the statement Nollywood movies still shy away from?

Enthralling cinematography. Immersive dialogue. Tightly woven plots. Carefully considered storytelling. Cultural relevance. That sounds like one – and more – ...

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EditorApril 30, 2020

Kunle Afolayan is giving a directing masterclass this weekend on Youtube’s #WithMe series

Youtube has really come through for Nigerians during this pandemic with their #WithMe series that taps influential creators across various ...

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SponsorNovember 18, 2019

‘The Ghost and The House of Truth’ closes AFRIFF winning 3 awards

The African Film Festival (AFRIFF) ended on a glorious note; closing with the spectacular new film – The Ghost and ...

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SponsorNovember 16, 2019

Funmi Iyanda, Olumide Makanjuola, Kunle Afolayan, Tope Oshin, Michelle Dede, others, step out for ’Walking with Shadows’ premiere at AFRIFF

Funmi Iyanda, Kunle Afolayan, Tope Oshin, Michelle Dede and Zainab Balogun were among the personalities that attended the premiere of  ...

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SponsorNovember 16, 2019

Accelerate TV premieres the Mindset Series – top 5 films of 2019 Accelerate Filmmaker Project at the African International Film Festival

Accelerate TV premieres ‘The Mindset Series’ – the top 5 short films from its 2019 Accelerate Filmmaker Project – at ...

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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. Op-ed Editor

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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! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

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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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