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Many cousins of Nollywood

Posted: Aug 2, 2014 at 12:02 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu Failure is an orphan and success has many cousins. This is an English adage, but when transplanted […]

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Emeka Mba and the triumph of diginaijation (2)

Posted: Jul 26, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu The broadcast sector remains part of the Nigerian economy, with its attendant problems. There is the need […]

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Emeka Mba and the triumph of diginaijation

Posted: Jul 19, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk, Saturday

By Madu Chikwendu Last weekend in Sun Valley , Idaho USA media moguls including the likes of 21st Century Fox Chairman, Rupert […]

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Cannes: Still waiting for a Nigerian winner

Posted: Jul 12, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu On May 26, the Steven Spielberg-led jury announced Blue is the Warmest Color, by Tunisian born  Abdellatif […]

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NFC, NFVCB, Oronsaye and the deep blue sea

Posted: Jul 5, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk, Saturday

By Madu Chikwendu The Oronsaye committee has recommended the full fledged commercialisation of Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), for the sister agency, […]

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Reel Illiteracy

Posted: Jun 28, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk, Saturday

By Madu Chikwendu While in Aba, Abia State, recently on a visit, a very disillusioned citizen screamed to my hearing: […]

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Many cousins of Nollywood

Posted: Jun 21, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu Failure is an orphan and success has many cousins. This is an English adage, but when transplanted […]

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Genius, irrationality, genes

Posted: Jun 7, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu According to online edition of The Guardian of London “Kenneth Heilman and his team at the Department of […]

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Dane guns can kill …swimming on dry land

Posted: May 31, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu On May 29, 2014 Democracy Day, Borno State Secretary to the Government (SSG), Ambassador Baba Jidda (a […]

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Media giants and paper tigers

Posted: May 24, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu ChikwenduIn Recent times three announcements may have created hope that the global media order long skewed in favour […]

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Of movies and terrorism (3)

Posted: May 17, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu “The Selous Scouts were officially credited with either directly or indirectly  …responsible for 68% of all terrorists […]

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Of movies and terrorism (2)

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu I would like to see a street named after a private who has distinguished himself in action. Surely […]

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Of movies and terrorism (1)

Posted: May 3, 2014 at 12:02 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu Is there any possible link between movies and terrorism? Against the background of the increasing boldness of […]

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Bold, new steps from Export Council

Posted: Apr 26, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu On Monday April 14  2014, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), raised the bar in the race to […]

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Much ado about rebasing

Posted: Apr 19, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk, Saturday

By Madu Chikwendu “On Saturday April 5, South Africa was Africa’s largest economy …at $354billion …Sunday afternoon, that had changed […]

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Dudun and metaphoric Sarah

Posted: Apr 5, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu My mother’s name is Sarah and is close to my mother so if you mention that name […]

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Cannes: Still waiting for a Nigerian winner

Posted: Mar 29, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu On May 26, the Steven Spielberg-led jury announced Blue is the Warmest Color, by Tunisian born  Abdellatif […]

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Two war chiefs: A Duke and Vampires from Heart of Darkness

Posted: Mar 15, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu Regrettably I must differ from Fidelis. One year has not been wasted. This is the first time […]

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Two war chiefs: A Duke and Vampires from Heart of Darkness

Posted: Mar 8, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   Reel Talk, Saturday

Madu Chikwendu , Email: madu@maduc.org  There are two pieces involved in this title…Joseph Conrads 1899 novella Heart of Darkness .This novella […]

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A nation of actors

Posted: Mar 1, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu Iconic playwright and dramatist, William Shakespeare, is celebrated for his many works including the comedy “As You like […]

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Digital revolution and the new world order

Posted: Feb 22, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk, Saturday

By Madu Chikwendu I battled between inserting “social media” and/or “new media’ in the title of this piece but I […]

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Any coach would have dropped me, Agbim confesses

Posted: Feb 15, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Random Notions, Reel Talk

Super Eagles’ Assistant Keeper, Chigozie Agbim, attracted attention of Nigerian football fans owing to his shaky start at the concluded […]

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PorNowood: Between the soft and hard

Posted: Feb 15, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk

By Madu Chikwendu “Playhouse open for children 10am – 4.00 pm for training in children film …adult films also available”. […]

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Nollywood cauldron and lessons from Ngwaland

Posted: Feb 8, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk, Saturday

By Madu Chikwendu I have chosen to use the world “cauldron” because I grew up reading a lot of folktales […]

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Drums of war

Posted: Jan 25, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   COLUMNIST, Reel Talk, Saturday

By Madu Chikwendu Whereas the global cinema industry is agog with the award season which generally culminates in the Academy […]

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