Tag: netflix

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Ado AminuSeptember 21, 2021

Hundreds storm Namibia parliament ahead of German genocide deal vote | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Netflix launches free plan in ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDSeptember 13, 2021

There’s a subscription-based market waiting to be explored in Nigeria, but it depends on what you are selling

The issue At the peak of the global pandemic, with businesses across industries taking hit after financial hit in the ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 31, 2021

What King of Boys has wrought goes beyond film | The art of subtle ad placement

It could be a toast to the story of the century being published, at last. A casual conversation about what ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDAugust 9, 2021

Netflix keeps acquiring content, but 75% of subscribers want Nollywood legacy films

The Issue The ongoing partnership between Nollywood and Netflix has shifted habits in movie consumption towards streaming. Available since 2016 ...

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Bernard DayoJune 25, 2021

Meet the cast of Netflix’s South African dance series ‘Jiva’

Netflix’s much-awaited South African street dance series Jiva premiered yesterday, consolidating on the slew of South African content on the ...

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Bernard DayoJune 3, 2021

These Nollywood movies are coming to Netflix this June

As always, Netflix is offering a new slate of Nollywood content this June, picking up old titles as well as ...

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Bernard DayoMay 12, 2021

Rogers Ofime’s supernatural horror series ‘The Mystic River’ is coming to Netflix

Despite Netflix’s Nollywood programming bloating with new additions and titles, the horror genre has been ignored. It’s a reflection of ...

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Bernard DayoMay 12, 2021

Netflix releases first trailer for Lupin season two

Last week, Netflix shared teased first images of the Lupin season two, and ahead of the French crime thriller returning ...

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Bernard DayoMay 5, 2021

Netflix shares first look images from Lupin season two

Netflix has shared the first images of Lupin season two. The logline reads: “Assane’s quest for revenge against Hubert Pelligrini has torn ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 23, 2021

Netflix is spotlighting the creativity of the Ikorodu Bois ahead of Oscars weekend

Towards the countdown to the Oscars this Sunday, Netflix is shifting focus from filmmakers and their films to the fans ...

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Bernard DayoApril 17, 2021

Watch the trailer for Netflix’s ‘I Am All Girls’

As it is, South Africa is leading in the race of the African country with the most – and importantly, ...

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Bernard DayoApril 1, 2021

Ojukokoro, Oloibiri, This Lady Called Life – Nollywood movies coming to Netflix and cinemas this April

Mildred Okwo’s La Femme Anjola finally arrived in cinemas last month, its lead actors Rita Dominic and Nonso Bassey having ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2021

Why doesn’t Nollywood do horror?

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows that I’m passionate about horror, but also how frustrated I have become that ...

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SponsorMarch 25, 2021

Awon Boyz, the story of Nigerian Street Hustlers, goes to Netflix on April 14

Documentary tells emotional story of freedom, missed opportunities, love and self-belief of 8 young men. Awon Boyz, a documentary that ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 24, 2021

Netflix top 10 in Nigeria today: ‘Who’s the Boss’ debuts at number 1

The Netflix top 10 in Nigeria today monitors what Nigerians are watching on the streamer. With shows and movies arriving ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 10, 2021

Kunle Afolayan is making three original titles for Netflix

Last year’s Netflix campaign about telling African stories featured renowned actors and filmmakers from across the continent in an inspiring ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 8, 2021

Netflix is celebrating women with #ChooseToChallenge moments in film history for International Women’s Day

Nothing brings more joy than an unsung hero, finally receiving the glory she deserves. With international women’s day coming up, ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 1, 2021

Fate of Alakada, Catch.er, Three Thieves – Nollywood movies coming to Netflix this March

There are only three things constant in life – rain, tax, and Netflix expanding its Nollywood content library. This March, ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2021

Lupita Nyong’o’s children book ‘Sulwe’ is coming to Netflix as an animated musical

Released in 2019, Lupita Nyong’o’s children’s Sulwe was well-received and broadened her creative streak from being an actress. A #1 ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 26, 2021

John Boyega has joined the cast of Netflix crime drama ‘The Formula’

In some casting news, John Boyega has joined the cast of the Gerard McMurray’s crime drama The Formula coming to ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2021

‘Namaste Wahala’ will finally have a Valentine’s Day release on Netflix

The wait is over. The much-anticipated Nollywood-Bollywood romcom Namaste Wahala is heading to Netflix for a Valentine’s Day release. Indian ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 11, 2020

Òlòtūré, Money Heist, Love Is Blind – What Nigerians watched on Netflix in 2020

It’s been a tumultuous year, filled with uncertainty, social distancing, lockdowns and travel restrictions with Nigerians finding ways to escape, ...

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Bernard DayoDecember 8, 2020

Netflix South African rom com ‘How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding’ is a holiday must-watch

After their debut with South African rom com Seriously Single on Netflix, the Ramaphakela siblings are back with another rom ...

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SponsorNovember 17, 2020

Realness Institute partners with Netflix to launch Content Development Lab for Nigerian Writers

Realness Institute and global streaming service Netflix have announced a partnership to create an Episodic Content Development Lab for writers ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 9, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: The voices against #PoliceBrutality are increasing and division is counter-productive

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” –  JK Rowling Considering the ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 21, 2020

Netflix partners with Inkblot Productions to produce untitled YA series

Since Netflix announced its partnership with INKBLOT productions to create a yet to be titled drama series today, many questions ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 13, 2020

UNILAG sacks Vice-Chancellor; embattled VC calls it untrue | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos has announced the removal of Professor Toyin Ogundipe, as the Vice-Chancellor of ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 27, 2020

Heard of the “Nimbe” story? | Here’s why Nigerians are talking about it

Reality, they say, is stranger than fiction. While this may be true, this fact shouldn’t make us shy away from ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 27, 2020

Film Review: Rita Dominic and Kalu Ikeagwu find their way through a marriage crisis in Light in the Dark

Light in the Dark opens with what may be becoming cinematographer Muhammed Attah Ahmed’s signature flourish. The camera, placed upside ...

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Wilfred OkicheJuly 26, 2020

Saworoide, The Meeting, Walking with Shadows…20 Nigerian films that should be on Netflix (but aren’t)

In the last one year, streaming giant Netflix has doubled down on its Nollywood engagement, increasing the number of Nigerian ...

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