Celebrity

CNN’s Feature On Nollywood And The 4 Facts You May Not Know About Nollywood – The Mighty Economic Machine

   

Nollywood is BIG. At home and abroad. And in many countries across Africa beyond, the stars have become household names.

Murder-at-Prime-Suites

CNN.com’s Africa View feature on Nollywood yesterday covered several facts many Nigerians already know. From the star power to the high output-low profit and also the rise of the now popular streaming service – IrokoTV.

SEE ALSO: SEVEN Women To Watch Out For In Nollywood This Year

The article featured an info-graphic with the following facts not so many know:

  1. Nollywood employs over 1 million people
  2. Nollywood generates $600 million dollars for the Nigerian economy annually
  3. Nollywood is the second largest employer after Agriculture
  4. Nollywood produces about 50 movies per week

nollywood-large

 

 

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Woman.NG creates, aggregates and curates inspiring, informative, and entertaining content for women, across multiple platforms. We are the first and the most robust online media with a focus on Nigerian women. We have published thousands of articles and posts on our website and a lot more across other platforms and reached millions of people.

For Adverts & Enquiries:

Email: info@woman.ng

Copyright © 2015 Woman.NG. Designed by Soft Runner

To Top