AMVCA Nominations 2016: @Sara Blecher @Stephanie Linus @GenevieveNnaji1 Steal Nominations Spotlight + See Full List of Nominees

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AMVCA 2016

Organizers of the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards recently revealed nominees for next year’s event at a private event held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria. The event which was held during the second week of December saw Africa’s top filmmakers, actors and actresses in attendance. Stealing the spotlight, however, were movies by three African women … Read More

Netflix ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Nigeria Screening & Afterparty: Idris Elba, Abraham Attah and Uzodinma Iweala Attend

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Genevieve x Uzo

It was all glitz and glamour at Scarlet Lodge in Victoria Island this past Saturday, when Netflix invited the influential and beautiful Lagos crowd to the official Red Carpet After Party, immediately following the premiere screening of “Beasts of No Nation” at Silverbird Galleria. Hosted by Idris Elba and Abraham Attah, the two lead actors, and Uzodinma Iweala, the Nigerian-American author of the book the film is based on, only about … Read More

African Cinema: Genevieve Nnaji Premieres ‘Road to Yesterday’ (Photos & Video)

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Genevieve Nnaji Road to Yesterday 5

The Entertainment Network (T.E.N.) feature film debut, “Road To Yesterday” starring Genevieve Nnaji and Oris Erhuerho served as the “Closing Night Film” at the just concluded Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) which ran from the 8th – 15th of November in Lagos. Check out some photos and watch video highlights from the premiere. Q&A Ambience Industry Folks Fashion Model Ojy … Read More

African Cinema: (Exclusive) 1st Annual Nigerian Film Festival New York to be Held November 6th-14th, 2015

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The Nigerian Film Festival Series has announced the dates, speakers and comprehensive outline of the First Annual Nigerian Film Festival Series. The event will be held in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan between November 6th and November 14th, 2015 at the following venues: Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, November 6th. St. Francis College, Brooklyn, November 9th & 10th. Langston Hughes Cultural Center, Queens, … Read More

Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa Stuns on the Cover of Genevieve Magazine’s September Issue

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Lisa Folawiyo Genevieve Magazine

Lisa Folawiyo, founder and creative director of Jewel by Lisa, is the cover girl for this months’s issue of Genevieve Magazine, Nigeria’s leading fashion and lifestyle publication. Check out what the magazine editors had to say about the designer on their cover, then head over there to Genevieve Magazine for more details and where to purchase your copy. “September is … Read More

Meet Nigeria’s 100 Most Influential Women – #YWomen100

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Uche-Pedro

In its quest to inspire a generation of women to do greater things in diverse fields of endeavour, Y!/YNaija.com, in partnership with Leading Ladies Africa project brings you Nigeria’s 100 Most Influential Women – #YWomen100. These are the ladies who steer the course of history in a usually male dominated environment – they have acknowledged the glass ceiling but they … Read More

The 11 Most Influential Women in Nollywood

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11 Most Influential Women in Nollywood

“In Nollywood, there are few leading women. Many of them strut the stage of stardom, power and influence with attendant noise while some of them go about wielding their power, influence and making and spending their money with any attention. To some, being on the cover of every paper and magazine is the true testament of their status while for … Read More

Red Carpet Photos: Make Way for the NEW “African OSCARS” Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards #AMVCA

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Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards - Osas

On Saturday March 9th, 2013, what is being dubbed “Africa’s Oscars”, Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA), made its inaugural debut in Lagos, Nigeria at the Eko Hotel. The event boasted an exciting, live, one-hour red carpet pre-show showcasing the Crème de la Crème of Africa’s film and televiison industries; and later segued into an awards event that was screened … Read More