Tag: netflix

Bernard DayoApril 17, 2021

Watch the trailer for Netflix’s ‘I Am All Girls’

As it is, South Africa is leading in the race of the African country with the most – and importantly, ...

Bernard DayoApril 1, 2021

Ojukokoro, Oloibiri, This Lady Called Life – Nollywood movies coming to Netflix and cinemas this April

Mildred Okwo’s La Femme Anjola finally arrived in cinemas last month, its lead actors Rita Dominic and Nonso Bassey having ...

Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2021

Why doesn’t Nollywood do horror?

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows that I’m passionate about horror, but also how frustrated I have become that ...

SponsorMarch 25, 2021

Awon Boyz, the story of Nigerian Street Hustlers, goes to Netflix on April 14

Documentary tells emotional story of freedom, missed opportunities, love and self-belief of 8 young men. Awon Boyz, a documentary that ...

Bernard DayoMarch 24, 2021

Netflix top 10 in Nigeria today: ‘Who’s the Boss’ debuts at number 1

The Netflix top 10 in Nigeria today monitors what Nigerians are watching on the streamer. With shows and movies arriving ...

Bernard DayoMarch 10, 2021

Kunle Afolayan is making three original titles for Netflix

Last year’s Netflix campaign about telling African stories featured renowned actors and filmmakers from across the continent in an inspiring ...

Bernard DayoMarch 8, 2021

Netflix is celebrating women with #ChooseToChallenge moments in film history for International Women’s Day

Nothing brings more joy than an unsung hero, finally receiving the glory she deserves. With international women’s day coming up, ...

Bernard DayoMarch 1, 2021

Fate of Alakada, Catch.er, Three Thieves – Nollywood movies coming to Netflix this March

There are only three things constant in life – rain, tax, and Netflix expanding its Nollywood content library. This March, ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 18, 2021

Lupita Nyong’o’s children book ‘Sulwe’ is coming to Netflix as an animated musical

Released in 2019, Lupita Nyong’o’s children’s Sulwe was well-received and broadened her creative streak from being an actress. A #1 ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 26, 2021

John Boyega has joined the cast of Netflix crime drama ‘The Formula’

In some casting news, John Boyega has joined the cast of the Gerard McMurray’s crime drama The Formula coming to ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2021

‘Namaste Wahala’ will finally have a Valentine’s Day release on Netflix

The wait is over. The much-anticipated Nollywood-Bollywood romcom Namaste Wahala is heading to Netflix for a Valentine’s Day release. Indian ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 11, 2020

Òlòtūré, Money Heist, Love Is Blind – What Nigerians watched on Netflix in 2020

It’s been a tumultuous year, filled with uncertainty, social distancing, lockdowns and travel restrictions with Nigerians finding ways to escape, ...

Bernard DayoDecember 8, 2020

Netflix South African rom com ‘How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding’ is a holiday must-watch

After their debut with South African rom com Seriously Single on Netflix, the Ramaphakela siblings are back with another rom ...

SponsorNovember 17, 2020

Realness Institute partners with Netflix to launch Content Development Lab for Nigerian Writers

Realness Institute and global streaming service Netflix have announced a partnership to create an Episodic Content Development Lab for writers ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 9, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: The voices against #PoliceBrutality are increasing and division is counter-productive

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” –  JK Rowling Considering the ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 21, 2020

Netflix partners with Inkblot Productions to produce untitled YA series

Since Netflix announced its partnership with INKBLOT productions to create a yet to be titled drama series today, many questions ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 13, 2020

UNILAG sacks Vice-Chancellor; embattled VC calls it untrue | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos has announced the removal of Professor Toyin Ogundipe, as the Vice-Chancellor of ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 27, 2020

Heard of the “Nimbe” story? | Here’s why Nigerians are talking about it

Reality, they say, is stranger than fiction. While this may be true, this fact shouldn’t make us shy away from ...

Wilfred OkicheJuly 27, 2020

Film Review: Rita Dominic and Kalu Ikeagwu find their way through a marriage crisis in Light in the Dark

Light in the Dark opens with what may be becoming cinematographer Muhammed Attah Ahmed’s signature flourish. The camera, placed upside ...

Wilfred OkicheJuly 26, 2020

Saworoide, The Meeting, Walking with Shadows…20 Nigerian films that should be on Netflix (but aren’t)

In the last one year, streaming giant Netflix has doubled down on its Nollywood engagement, increasing the number of Nigerian ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 29, 2020

What Nigerians had to say about Beverly Naya’s “Skin” Documentary

“Mama Dudu, Oyinbo Pepper”  Colourism and its effects on the psychology of Africans is a timely, essential and leaden issue ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 23, 2020

Netflix joins forces with Nigeria’s talent to showcase its creative wealth to the world

Nollywood has been at the epicentre of the African entertainment industry, creating stars and producing content that’s resonated with fans ...

EditorJune 17, 2020

The Oscars have been postponed, throwing Nollywood a lifeline

First it was the Met Gala, and now the Oscars have finally woken up to the realities of Covid-19 and ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 16, 2020

How should Mo Abudu cast her forthcoming Netflix films?

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Casting can make or break a movie. The performance and credibility of actors are what make a story ...

EditorMay 20, 2020

Netflix’s Blood and Water premieres today, here’s why you should stream it

The wait is finally over. Netflix’s first Young Adult African Original Blood and Water finally drops today on the streaming ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 13, 2020

More Nollywood titles are coming to Netflix this May | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

More Nollywood titles are coming to Netflix this May, from The Delivery Boy to Anchor Baby and Light in the ...

EditorMay 5, 2020

Netflix is celebrating Africa Month with a ‘Made In Africa’ collection

Netflix today announced the introduction of a Made in Africa collection – a curated list of African series, films and ...

Edwin OkoloMarch 6, 2020

Is it too early to petition for Ifeoma Chukwuogo to get her own Netflix Naija series?

This week on the media blog has been all about Netflix. But can you really blame us? Ever since the ...

EditorMarch 5, 2020

Kemi Adetiba is honoured with 50 other women as Netflix celebrates #IWD2020

This International Women’s Day, Netflix is partnering with UN Women to launch a special collection curated by groundbreaking women in ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 3, 2020

Filmhouse Group hosts the exclusive screening of Queen Sono, the first original African series by Netflix

West Africa’s leading film-entertainment group, Filmhouse, owners of Filmhouse Cinemas and FilmOne Entertainment, hosted the exclusive screening of the first ...

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