Zeb Ejiro

Zebulun Ejiro

Zebulun Ejiro; Filmmaker who held sway in the Nollywood from the late 1980s to the next two decades. Ejiro brought about the renaissance of cinema in Nigeria when in 1997, he made Domitila, a…

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Joke Silva with a portrait of husband in background

Joke Silva

Joke Silva; Celebrated actress of the Nollywood. Joke commenced acting at the University of Lagos as part of the cultural centre, rehearsing plays directed by  Prof. Bode Osanyin. She also…

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Dr. Christopher Kolade

Christopher Olusola Kolade

Christopher Olusola Kolade; described by his biographer as  a subject that embodies the healthier, sterner, firmer fibre of the nation’s soul, Kolade was from 2002 to 2007 the Nigerian High…

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Segun Olusola

Segun Olusola; Creator of the most popular and the longest running drama programme of the Nigerian television; The Village Headmaster. Born March 18, 1935 in Iperu-Remo, Ogun state, Olusola had…

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Ben Bruce on set of his Common Sense Talk on TV

Ben Murray-Bruce

Benedict Murray-Bruce; Entertainment entrepreneur, music promoter and director-general of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA under President Obasanjo. A man of tremendous style and charisma,…

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One of Nollywood best, Kunle Afolayan, with crew

Nollywood

Nollywood; is the often criticized but common expression for the Nigerian film industry. Nigerian movies are seen as the pivot of a developing African film industry and the cultural mainstay of…

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Onyeka Onwenu in her younger days in NTA

Onyeka Onwenu

Onyeka Onwenu; legend of Nigeria’s music industry and multiple award-winning songstress, fondly called the Elegant Stallion. Onyeka was known also to a generation of Nigerians as a…

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rehearsal at WNTV

Television

Television in Nigeria was anticipated by Adekanbi, editor of Eko Akete in a 1924 publication when, in reaction to Colonel Malone, chairman of the Radio Association’s prediction of the emergence…

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Jimi Solanke

Jimi Solanke

Jimi Solanke; Children’s storyteller, also an acclaimed actor, teacher, and poet . Born July, 1942, the versatile artist with a warm personality also veered into such business as owning a…

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Godfrey Chukunweke

Odu Godfrey Chukunweke; Nigerian journalist with the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA. Born in 1946, Odu Godfrey was a native of Ezi, Aniocha Local Government, Delta State. He graduated from the…

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