Author archives: Entertainment Writer

Ramsey Nouah Makes Directorial Debut With Nollywood Blockbuster, Living In Bondage: Breaking Free

The sequel to Nollywood’s first and most iconic blockbuster, Living In Bondage, is here with a bang. Living In Bondage: Breaking Free, created by Play Network Africa in conjunction with Native Filmworks, is co-produced by award winning producer, Steve Gukas, Dotun Olakurin and Charles Okpaleke; and directed by our very own heavy hitter A-lister, Ramsey…

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Indonesian Couples Flogged For Displaying Affection in Public

A trio of canoodling couples was publicly flogged in Indonesia’s Aceh province on Thursday, charged with breaking local Islamic law that outlaws public displays of affection. Despite international condemnation, whipping is a common punishment for a range of offences in the deeply conservative region on Sumatra island, including gambling, drinking alcohol, and having gay or…

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Delivery Boy’, ‘King of Boys’ Lead AMAA 2019 Nominations

The movies, ‘The Delivery Boy’ and ‘King of Boys’ snagged the most nominations for the 2019 Africa Movie Academy Awards. The much-anticipated nomination list, featuring films from across Africa, was live broadcast by the academy on Wednesday night. Nigeria scored the most nominations with the Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe-directed film ‘The Delivery Boy’ scoring 12 nominations…

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Headies Opens Nomination Entries for 2019 Award Show

Nigeria’s biggest and most prestigious music award show, The Headies, has opened its doors to receive entries for its 13th music award with this year’s edition themed ‘The Power of A Dream’. According to the organizers, only musical works released between January 2018 and June 2019 will be eligible for submission this year and stand…

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817 Nigerians Still Waiting To Be Evacuated From South Africa – FG

No fewer than 817 Nigerians are yet to be evacuated from South Africa as of Tuesday, the Federal Government of Nigeria confirms. The FG had on Wednesday last week evacuated 187 Nigerians from South Africa following  xenophobic attacks on them and other Africans. On Tuesday, the Consul-General, Nigerian High Commission in South Africa, Godwin Adama, confirmed…

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