Tag: Sola Sobowale

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 16, 2020

How should Mo Abudu cast her forthcoming Netflix films?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Casting can make or break a movie. The performance and credibility of actors are what make a story ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 7, 2020

For its #IWD2020 special, Rubbin’ Minds profiles comeback queen Sola Sobowale and elder technocrat Oby Ezekwesili

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social. economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 3, 2020

Filmhouse Group hosts the exclusive screening of Queen Sono, the first original African series by Netflix

West Africa’s leading film-entertainment group, Filmhouse, owners of Filmhouse Cinemas and FilmOne Entertainment, hosted the exclusive screening of the first ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 30, 2020

Don Jazzy, Sola Sobowale, Alibaba, Omotola Jalade, other A-list Nigerian creatives step out for UNDP ‘Create to Develop’

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria held its first in a series of development conversations with the Nigerian ...

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Edwin OkoloJanuary 29, 2020

Mohamed Yahya wants to accelerate development in Africa & he wants Nigeria’s biggest stars to help out

“People tell me I have a high tolerance of risk,” Mohamed Yahya tells me as we sit to have a ...

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Wilfred OkicheMay 27, 2019

Film Review: Tade Ogidan mastered video, but Gold Statue shows he is yet to find his cinematic voice

When it comes to Nollywood movies, the name Tade Ogidan is about as iconic as it gets. Since he put ...

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Bernard DayoApril 26, 2019

Tade Ogidan is back with ‘Gold Statue’ and the trailer is giving us ‘Diamond Ring’ vibes

Tade Ogidan is back from an eight-year hiatus since Family on Fire was released in 2012, and his latest offering Gold Statue ...

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SponsorApril 8, 2019

Ishaya Bako’s ‘4th republic’ holds star-studded premiere in Lagos

Celebrities, personalities and politicians in attendance… One of the most anticipated Nollywood films of 2019, ‘4th Republic’ premiered on Sunday, April ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 11, 2019

Ireti Doyle is fierce and rebellious in the trailer for ‘1929,’ a movie about the Aba Women’s Riot

Forget the new crop of actresses that have waltzed into Nollywood, Ireti Doyle is still a boss. If you need ...

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Otaigbe EwoigbokhanNovember 7, 2018

King of Boys: An unvarnished look into the seedy underbelly of the Lagos elite

Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys is a coming of age film and a departure from the mundane theme of comedy ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 29, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 29th of October

Follow the links to read up the stories and analyses on YNaija:     Film Review: ‘King of Boys’ is ...

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Wilfred OkicheOctober 29, 2018

Film Review: ‘King of Boys’ is everything and nothing you expect

Director Kemi Adetiba is one of Nigeria’s experimental auteurs. That much was made clear from the scene that played out at ...

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Bernard DayoSeptember 5, 2018

Why the ‘King of Boys’ trailer takes the spot as the best trailer of the year

Nollywood movie trailers are inherently hard to understand. You know I’m right. Go to YouTube and see for yourself; it’s ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 10, 2018

You guys, the trailer for Kemi Adetiba’s “King of Boys” is here and it will make your heart race

First of all, take a bow, Kemi Adetiba. The official trailer for her sophomore film project King of Boys has ...

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Bernard DayoMay 23, 2018

We now know what Kemi Adetiba’s “King of Boys” is all about

The press rollout for Kemi Adetiba’s upcoming movie King of Boys has been reliant on the element of suspense. Take, ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 13, 2018

[The Film Blog] An investigation into why most Nollywood actors overact

Yesterday, I met a friend watching a Nollywood film at his apartment. His sister had put it on and had ...

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Wilfred OkicheJanuary 10, 2018

Film Review: Familiar, repetitive… The new Wives on Strike isn’t a revolution

It is hard to go wrong with a movie that is built around a social message. Especially in conservative societies ...

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ToluOctober 13, 2017

The Film Blog: Sola Sobowale and Rita Dominic are cooking something, In case of Incasity

If nothing, the title has us in stitches already. In case of Incasity is another movie that centres on the ...

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EditorAugust 6, 2017

The Film Blog: We can’t sit still… Tade Ogidan is coming BACK!

We have racked our brains in an out, sideways and on the ball, wondering why the real king of Nigerian ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 9, 2017

The Film Blog: Sola Sobowale looks buckwyld and crazy in this film

You already know we are absolutely watching this. Sola is all over the place, exactly as we want to be. ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 1, 2017

The Film Blog: This photo from The Wedding Party II just gives us too much joy

Ireti Doyle. And Patience Ozokwor. And Richard More-Damijo. Not forgetting of course, as we can never tire of saying, that ...

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AzeezMay 9, 2017

Patience Ozokwor to feature in ‘The Wedding Party 2’

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor will feature in the movie ‘Wedding Party 2’. Actor Enyinna Nwigwe shared a group photo ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 9, 2017

Wilfred Okiche: Sola Sobowale, Ramsey, Bimbo… My 10 favourite film performances of 2016 [NEW VOICES]

by Wilfred Okiche These ones deserve the Oscar. Or AMAA. Or AMVCA. Somebody hand it to them, please. Nkem Owoh ...

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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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Media BloggerDecember 20, 2016

The Film Blog: From Toyin Tomato to Tinuade Coker, Sola Sobowale is not your mate

There she is, as the money-grubbing, man-eating, Toyin Tomato in Super Story’s ‘Oh Father, Oh Daughter’ series. Who could ever ...

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RoqeebahNovember 12, 2016

Movie review: ‘The Wedding Party’ is all the Nigerian weddings you’ve been to and some

The Wedding Party is the much anticipated Nollywood romcom directed by (up until now) music-video director, Kemi Adetiba. The result ...

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RoqeebahNovember 11, 2016

Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Sola Sobowale make appearance as Dubai tourism is announced as headline sponsor The Wedding Party world premier

Arguably the most anticipated social event of the year, The Grand World Premiere of ‘The Wedding Party’ has just been selected by ...

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YWriterOctober 17, 2016

The Media Blog: We’re becoming mad fans of Africa Magic’s ‘Hustle’

You will remember the anticipation with which we welcomed Hustle (Weekdays, 9.30pm, Africa Magic Urban). And then the disappointment with ...

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YWriterOctober 3, 2016

We just watched Africa Magic’s Hustle. Here’s what we think.

We told you we were counting down to this. All of us at TMB fixed a date in one central ...

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YWriterOctober 3, 2016

The Media Blog: It’s 90 minutes to the premiere of Africa Magic’s The Hustle!

We are really, really, really, really looking forward to The Hustle, DSTV’s newest series. And not just because it’s getting ...

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