Nollywood is the gift that just keeps giving. I obsess over Old Nollywood in particular because I think almost every scene and phrase used in it is simply very iconic. Today, we present four things from Old Nollywood that will make you go WTF. Nollywood Parents Immediately Assuming Their Daughter Is Pregnant Because She Threw […]
Ever wondered about who would play your parents if your life was a Nollywood movie? Wonder no more. Take this quiz and we’ll tell you exactly who should play your parents.
To say that Nollywood has given us more than enough ‘WTF is happening’ movies to last us a lifetime is an understatement. Today, we are going to go through four movie franchises from Nollywood that had us going “WTF?!” from start to finish. Blackberry Babes The fact this franchise even exists stresses me in ways […]
Stepmothers in the golden age of Nollywood were truly something else. However, have you ever wondered which you would end up with if you were in a Nollywood movie? No need to wonder anymore. Take this quiz to find out which you deserve. We Ranked The Best Mothers In Old Nollywood
How do you make a Nollywood movie pop? You throw in a wicked stepmother to frustrate your protagonist. However, many times the stepmother just ends up being the star of the movie. Today, we are ranking the five Nollywood step mothers who gave us unbelievable joy whenever they came on screen. 5. Shola Sobwale Before […]
What’s it like creating a movie out of a TV show? We asked Buhari Yesufu, a 25-year-old director who teamed up with a bunch of creatives to create Sub-Sahara, an exhilarating and experimental TV show and then Sub-Sahara, the movie, to tell us. Tell me about the movie. Subsahara is a live-action play. It started […]
One of the absolute best parts of old Nollywood has to be all the baddies that we had, and sometimes when we’re lucky we’ll have as much as five in one movie. Today, we are ranking all the actresses who often played campus baddies. Mercy Johnson Mercy Johnson was always the best choice to play […]
Onscreen chemistry is one thing Old Nollywood got right. Some actors and actresses just had this thing that left you rooting for them hard even when you don’t think you should be. We decided to rank the top five couples from Old Nollywood that were everything. Genevieve Nnaji and Emeka Ike I know Tony Umez […]
Can you unscramble these Nigerian shows before the timer runs out? Let’s find out:
From Jim Iyeke to Hanks Anuku, Nollywood knew how to make the perfect bad boy that simultaneously leaves you rolling your eyes while also going, damn! Here we guide you on how to become one yourself! Get Your Accent Game Up. First of all and perhaps most importantly, you need an accent. This is what differentiates […]
Nollywood has a way of typecasting actors and locking them in certain boxes. While this has it’s issues, it also has its advantages and one of which is that we got to have a slew of Nollywood actors that were amazing at playing the villains and better yet, who were recognizable as villain-actors. Today, we […]
Old Nollywood definitely had its problems. Corny storylines, really bad CGI etc. But one thing they were consistent with is giving us iconic campus queens who were all running things. I love them so much I decided to make a guide on how to be an old Nollywood campus bad girl. Get Your Fashion Game […]
For Creators Spotlight, we spoke to Bahati Imaan Beauvais, the name behind YungNollywood. She is a young Nigerian living in Toronto and Lagos, who is very passionate about the old and new Nollywood scene. With 51.9k followers on Instagram and 35.8k followers on Twitter, Imman has created content that has proven to be timeless and […]
The actress in this #NairaLife has 99 problems. The biggest one? Not knowing her next payday and figuring out how best to manage this situation. What’s your oldest memory of money? It was walking in on my mum and her salesgirl counting money when I was 11. Out of curiosity, I asked my mum what […]
The action-comedy is going to be a major movie event
How well do you know Nollywood?
“Why are you running?!”
And judging by the teaser trailer, it’s going to be so good.
Are you a true Nollywood fan?
Picture this: It’s a Nollywood movie. There’s a rich man with a big house. One wife, one maid and family problems. He has a gateman. The gateman is… well you already know: funny, foolish, all the works. Here’s a list of all the stereotypes of Nollywood gatemen. 1. Unnecessary foolishness We get that the gatemen […]
When EbonyLife released the trailer for Oloture a few weeks ago, we were on the edge of our seats. The thriller about a young and naive investigative journalist who goes undercover as a Lagos prostitute to expose human traffickers premiered on Netflix on Friday, 2nd October 2020, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. There’s one thing […]
Do you know your Nollywood movies?
EbonyLife recently released the official trailer for their upcoming movie, Oloture, and we can’t wait to log into our Netflix account (or our friends’ Netflix account) and watch the thriller, which drops on October 2. The trailer, which depicts Sharon Ooja as a young and naive undercover investigative journalist, is a gripping introduction to the […]
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