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NIGERIA 2Baba, Mo Abudu & Others Accompany VP, Osinbajo To Hollywood


Nigerian Vice President, Prof. has embarked on a working visit to Hollywood, the United States’ movie industry in a bid to preach the news of ’s growing film industry and of course get Hollywood to collaborate more with ’s Nollywood.

With him on the visit are media mogul, , and legendary Nigerian singer, Idibia.

Speaking on the nature of the visit, Prof. said it was an “interactive investment forum with institutions and individuals in Hollywood.”

Speaking further, he said that: “Creativity and talent abound in and we are open for business. I met with reps from Universal studios, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, IMAX, Disney and a host of others.”

Other big Nigerian entertainment faces that were part of the Vice President’s entourage include: Terra Kulture founder, Bolanle Austen-Peters, Managing Director of Film Corporation, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe, Executive Director of Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Segun Awolowo, Executive Director of Bank of Industry, Tony Adeniji and Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, Dr. Dipeolu.

Nigeria’s Nollywood has been growing in leaps and bounds, rated third in the world behind the United States’ Hollywood and China’s Bollywood in terms of the number of films produced yearly, making it a choice destination for investors.

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