Jerry Gana

Jerry Gana; senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Chairman, defunct Mass Mobilisation for Social andEconomic Recovery, MAMSER, Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Information and…

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Mike Bamiloye

Mike Bamiloye; evangelist, producer and film director, is Nigeria’s best known maker of Christian- themed films. A graduate of the Osun State College of Education, Bamiloye has thrived in…

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Murtala Sule

Murtala Sule: Film maker and  presenter of NTA 7 popular Sunday television programme, Lagbo Video. Murtala left secondary school in 1973 and joined LatdaFilms to learn film making. Murtala Sule…

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Ajibola Ojesola

Ajibola Ojesola; Popular television presenter and actor, started acting as a student of the Polytechnic of Ibadan. Ajibola  joined a drama society at the University of Ibadan. Then, he would…

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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; 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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