Tag: Yomi Fabiyi

For producing Oko Iyabo movie, Lagos to prosecute Yomi Fabiyi

The Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution has announced it will prosecute Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi, for contempt of court over producing a movie about a case that is still in court.  Mr Fabiyi had produced ‘Oko Iyabo’, a movie that mirrored the sexual assault trial of another Nollywood actor,[Read More…]

TAMPAN suspends Yomi Fabiyi indefinitely

The Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners’ Association has suspended Yomi Fabiyi over his recently released movie, ‘Oko Iyabo’. The movie depicted a real-life case involving a fellow actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, known as Baba Ijesha, who was accused of sexually assaulting the foster daughter of comedienne, Princess, and actresses like[Read More…]

Baba Ijesha: TAMPAN, Bimpe Oyebade, others tackle Yomi Fabiyi over ‘degrading’ movie

Nollywood actor Yomi Fabiyi has come under fire from many celebrities and fans over his latest movie; Oko Iyabo. The movie was an attempt to document the sexual assault of a minor saga involving fellow actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka popularly known Baba Ijesha. It used the real names of Iyabo Ojo[Read More…]

‘Nollywood’ Should Be Renamed ‘Naiwood’ – ANTP

Members of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (ANTP), led by Yomi Fabiyi, are moving to change the name fof Nigeria’s movie industry from Nollywood to ’Naiwood’. According to them : The name Nollywood is stained with Tribalism. Nollywood @ 20 was organized and  celebrated with the support of just 1 association out[Read More…]