Tag: Mo Abudu

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Bernard DayoDecember 22, 2018

Mo Abudu appointed as director of International Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences

In another big swing for media mogul and EbonyLife boss Mo Abudu, the International Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2018

Mo Abudu is adapting Wole Soyinka’s “Death and King’s Horseman” into film

Two months ago, CEO of Ebonylife Mo Abudu did a Skype interview with CNN’s Isha Sesay over her studo’s partnership ...

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Bernard DayoApril 13, 2018

Sony and EbonyLife are making a series on the Dahomey female warriors and we have questions

On March 29, 2018, Variety reported on the partnership between Sony Pictures Television and EbonyLife for the purpose of making ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 23, 2018

[The Media Blog] Vimbai Mutinhiri is replacing Toke Makinwa on “Moments” and the Game of Musical Chairs Continues

It appears Moments on EbonyLife TV will be having a new co-host. According to these reports from Pulse and The ...

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SponsorFebruary 9, 2018

Audience fall in love with Royal Hibiscus Hotel at delightful Lagos premiere

EbonyLife Films, producers of Fifty, The Wedding Party and The Wedding Party 2, debuted its new romantic comedy, The Royal ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2018

[The Film Blog] “The Wedding Party 2” is now the Highest Grossing Nollywood Film Ever but Where are the Receipts?

Before the cinema-wide premiere of The Wedding Party: Destination Dubai in Nigeria, I wrote about the untold appeal of The ...

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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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RoqeebahAugust 15, 2017

EbonyLife Films lands third major international festival premiere with The Royal Hibiscus Hotel

We won’t forget in a hurry, the record-breaking EbonyLife film, The Wedding Party. From being chosen for screening at the ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 22, 2017

[The Film Blog] EbonyLife TV is making a film about Black Germans in Nazi Germany

Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife TV is making a film about The fate of Afro Germans under Nazis. Before the Nazi party gained ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

The Media Blog: So, basically, this stupid ThisDay story blames ‘feminism’ for Ireti Doyle’s marital issues

You have to read the stupidity to believe it. They even blame Mo Abudu for giving Ireti Doyle new roles. ...

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ToluJuly 7, 2017

EbonyLife at 4: The life and times of Africa’s first black entertainment network

When Ebonylife TV went live in mid 2013, it sought to be the global network for premium African entertainment. It ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2017

The Media Blog: Why we are rooting for Mo Abudu and Jason Njoku– and you should too

Think about it. Think about just how many people have been investing in film since Mo Abudu and AY showed ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Film Blog: You’ve heard about the film festival EbonyLife is hosting, abi?

As part of its pivot towards more drama, EbonyLife TV is celebrating its fourth year anniversary with a free film ...

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EzinneMay 27, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Osinbajo + Arsenal fans can’t believe their good fortune

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

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ToluMay 3, 2017

“The biggest secret I’ve had to keep in my life” | Celebrities react to Banky W and Adesua Etomi’s engagement news

No lies or pretence! This is the best news Nigerians have received since Anthony Joshua knocked out Wladimir Klitschko to ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 14, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Omojuwa, Mo Abudu and others

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

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Op-ed EditorApril 1, 2017

Opinion: The Wedding Party- Kemi Adetiba’s interpretation of owanbe

by Samuel Osho In the most populous black nation in the world, all the forces of nature acquiesce to stimulate ...

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AzeezMarch 25, 2017

Africa has incredible talents the world has not seen – Mo Abudu

by Azeez Adeniyi One of Africa’s most prominent media figures, Mo Abudu has said Africa has incredible talent that the ...

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EditorMarch 11, 2017

Brave Women: “The heart of a lion” | Mo Abudu profiles Kemi Adetiba

by Mo Abudu The shock appears to have come and gone. The headlines remain, but by now, the figures are ...

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RoqeebahMarch 5, 2017

Remember when Nana Akua Addo wore this “rude” dress? | The #AMVCA2017 looks you have not seen

It does not matter what we do or whose outfit we remember from last night’s AMVCA’s, our hearts keep skipping ...

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ToluFebruary 20, 2017

Mo Abudu, Somkele Idhalama, Betty Irabor and more attend Wedding Party record breaking celebration event

Cast, crew and lovers of romantic comedy, Wedding Party were hosted to a wedding-themed costume party on Sunday night at ...

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ToluJanuary 7, 2017

The Film Blog: Yes, The Wedding Party’s success is a metaphor for our country

I'm so glad #NewNollywood is now giving us movies we pay 2 watch in cinemas, not cos we want to ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 2, 2017

Buhari is a terrible, terrible leader | 5 takeaways for Nigerians as we go into 2017

by Mark Amaza Buhari is a terrible leader 2016 was President Muhammadu Buhari’s first full calendar year in office and save ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

The YNaija cover this evening – the 31st of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now. ToluYour pop culture/entertainment go-to. Music head. Wallflower. I do not like to ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

LONG READ: How The Wedding Party became the biggest critical and commercial Nollywood success story

by Wilfred Okiche On Boxing Day, Hafiz, 32, felt like a visit to the movies with his fiancé. They headed ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 27, 2016

The Wedding Party makes N21.5m in one day

Apparently not tired of smashing records, hit movie, The Wedding Party has reached another milestone in the country. According to its ...

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ToluDecember 21, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Skales buys his mum a house, Drake and Jennifer Lopez are reportedly dating | More stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Today’s Noisemakers: Mo Abudu, Japheth Omojuwa, @JajaPhd and 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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Isime EseneDecember 3, 2016

Thought Experiment: ‘I am Maje Ayida, and this is what I think about all this’

*This is not a true account. This is a writer trying to tell the story of what is possibly going ...

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ToluNovember 28, 2016

5 things we can expect from Toke Makinwa now that she has ‘become’

November 27 was about one woman and her alone! Toke Makinwa!! The launch of her book On Becoming held at ...

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