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Iya Rainbow and RMD Receive Merit Awards at 10th AMVCA

Iya Rainbow and RMD were the recipients of this year's Industry Merit Award and Chimezie Imo was the recipient of this year's Trailblazer Award.

The 10th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards wrapped up at the weekend following an exciting and star-studded two-day celebration. This year’s edition had 28 categories, with 17 non-voting and 9 audience voting categories, and the winners were selected by a jury led by ace filmmaker and head judge, Femi Odugbemi. Some of the highlights […]

10th Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards List of Winners

AMVCA 2024 winners

The 10th Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards was held today at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos State. The AMVCA, an annual award presented by MultiChoice, recognises outstanding achievements in television and film. Below is the list of winners: Best Makeup Francesca Otaigbe (Over the Bridge) Campbell Precious (Mami Wata) – WINNER Hadizat Gambo (Mojisola) […]

Nollywood produced 274 films in Q1 2024

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) says it received and classified 274 movies produced by the Nigerian film industry in the first quarter of the year. Its Executive Director/CEO Dr Shaibu Husseini, who made this known in a statement today, said the figure was provided by the Department of Film Censorship and Classification […]

Actor Junior Pope Passes Away After Boat Accident

Tributes are pouring in for Nollywood actor Junior Odonwodo a.k.a. Junior Pope, whose life was cut short after he succumbed to his injuries sustained because of a boat accident on Wednesday. Nigerian celebrities and politicians took to social media to reflect on the life of the late actor, describing his sudden death as a great […]

Actress Beverly Naya nearly gave up performing due to cyberbullying

Beverly Naya has appeared in notable Nollywood movies like Forgetting June, The Wedding Party, When Love Happens, and Across the Rising Sun, amongst many others. She also won an AMVCA for Best Documentary for her film, Skin.

Nollywood actress, Beverly Naya, has revealed that she considered giving up acting after dealing with cyberbullying. In an interview with well-known media personality Chude Jideonwo, Naya talked candidly about how the constant criticism she encountered in her work had an impact on her mental health and how she felt “singled out”. The actor emphasised that […]

AGN President shuts down Zack Orji death rumours

AGN president shuts down Zack Orji death rumours

The Actors Guild of Nigeria has refuted rumour circulating on social media about the demise of Nollywood actor, Zack Orji.  News emerged on social media yesterday that the ailing thespian had died.  However, the National President of AGN, Emeka Rollas, has urged the public to disregard the rumours, saying the actor is alive. Orji had […]