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Netflix Lays Off 150 Employees Amid Huge Subscribers Loss

Netflix is laying off roughly 150 people across the board, according to CNBC. The job losses affect less than 2% of the streamer's 11,000 employees, with the majority of the cuts occurring in the United States. "As we stated on...

Sex-For-Role Exists In Nollywood, Halima Abubakar Reveals

Halima Abubakar, a popular Nollywood actress, recently used the tweeter to quietly criticized some Nollywood producers who, according to her, want sex before casting any female in their film. The actor made the revelation in response to a tweet from a netizen...

Making Documentaries In Nigeria Is Hard – Lota Chukwu

Actress Lota Chukwu has said that making documentaries in Nigeria is difficult. The actress recounted the hardships she faced while working on a FIFA original documentary in a message she uploaded on the microblogging site Twitter on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/TheLotaChukwu/status/1518661859917840385?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1518661859917840385%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ripplesnigeria.com%2Factress-lota-chukwu-reveals-why-creation-of-documentaries-is-difficult-in-nigeria%2F She wrote: “Shooting...

Bolanle Austen-Peters’ ‘Man Of God’ Debuts On Netflix

After a lavish premiere in Lagos, Nigeria, BOLANLE Austen-Peters' new film, Man of God, appeared on Netflix yesterday. Man of God is directed by Bolanle Austen-Peters and produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters, James Amuta, and Joseph Umoibom under BAP Productions. In addition to Akah Nnani, Osas Ighodaro,...

Dakore: Nollywood Lacks Adequate Govt Support, Structure

Dakore Egbuson-Akande, an award-winning actress, has spoken out about the issues facing the Nigerian film industry, claiming that the multi-billion dollar business lacks structure. Dakore, when asked about the Nigerian government's support for Nollywood actors and actresses, remarked, “The Nigerian...

Fame Works Against Us, Mercy Johnson Backs Tonto Dikeh

Famous actress Mercy Johnson Okojie has expressed her admiration for Tonto Dikeh, a colleague. Tonto Dikeh was lauded and hailed by the mother of four, who rushed to Instagram to repost a video of her. Tonto had shared a video of...

Expert Rejects Claims Nollywood Movies Encourage Ritual Killings

Mr. Steven Adesemoye, a media and communication expert, has debunked accusations that Nigerian films are to blame for ritual killings in the country. On Saturday in Lagos, Adesemoye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the filmmakers were solely...

Uzodinma To Host 2022 Best of Nollywood Awards

Governor Hope Uzodinma will host the 14th edition of the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards in Owerri, Imo State. Following a visit by the organizing team lead by the awards ceremony's originator, Seun Oloketuyi, Governor Uzodinma agreed to host the movie awards. According...

Academy Board Extends Deadline For Will Smith’s Sanction

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Board of Governors has moved up the deadline for deciding on possible sanctions against Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock at this year's Oscars ceremony. "Instead of the previously scheduled April 18...

Remmy Shitta: Ikorodu General Hospital Killed Dejo

The General Hospital, Ikorodu Lagos, has been criticized by veteran actor Remmy Shitta Bey for the untimely death of his colleague, Dejo Tunfulu. According to him, the actor Dejo died as a result of the hospital's carelessness and failure to...
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