Career Of The Week – Rita Onwurah, Screenwriter

Rita Onwurah studied Human Nutrition at the University of Ibadan and has been a screenwriter since 2009, writing and co-writing TV shows and movies like Kiss and Tell, Udeme Mii, Dining with a Long Spoon, Damage, Mrs. Somebody, and Love is in the Hair, to mention a few. She talked to me about her screenwriting career and advice she wishes she’d received as an undergraduate. Click HERE to read the interview.

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6 Reasons Why Funke Akindele Is Exceptional

It’s been nearly 10 years since Jenifa bounced into the hearts of Nigerians in that first movie, which birthed a sequel and more recently a TV series that still has fans in stitches. Funke Akindele, the woman behind the character in more ways than one, is a woman of many parts. Here are 6 reasons why this skilled actress, screenwriter, producer and director is simply exceptional. Continue reading…

10 Questions For Dami Elebe, Writer, #SGIT and #RumourHasIt

Many Nigerians fell in love when Ndani TV’s Skinny Girl in Transit began its first season. It was unlike anything we’d ever had, and we wanted more of that fresh, entertaining, authentically Nigerian originality. Soon, another Ndani TV series,Rumour Has It, followed, and viewers were on cloud 9. Joy Ehonwa had 10 questions for the delightful, multi-talented Dami Elebe, who wrote SGIT Season One and is a co-writer on Rumour Has It. Continue reading…