Barbenheimer grossed a combined ₦56.6m in Nigerian cinemas during their first weekend
Nigerians spent ₦56.6 million last weekend seeing two blockbuster movies — #Barbie and #Oppenheimer. Popularly called Barbenheimer, they were released simultaneously on July 21, 2023. Barbie made 129% more than Oppenheimer in their first weekend.
As of March 2022, South Africa was still MultiChoice Group's biggest market, with 41.28% of its customer base, while its other African markets accounted for 58.72%. Here’s the share of MultiChoice’s subscriber base.
The Nigerian movie industry, mainly financed via public or private funding and international grants, produces the most films in Africa, yearly. Nigeria produced more than double the number of films that the Ghanaian and Kenyan movie industries produce annually.
Since Nigeria's first attendance at the Olympic games, the country has won a total of 27 medals; 3 gold, 11 silver and 13 bronze medals. Following the just concluded Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, we look at the African countries by Olympic medals won in the 2021 Tokyo Olympic games.
India's Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned Miss Universe on December 12, 2021, bringing India's total wins to 3 since the first event. South Africa remains the only African country in the top 17 by total wins. Here are the top countries by the number of wins since 1952.
According to UNESCO, low-budget movies from Nigeria and other African countries account for most of the films produced annually in Africa. Here is a breakdown of the estimated number of films produced annually, private television channels, and cinema screens by African region.
Since 1992, 265 journalists have reportedly been killed in 51 African countries. On this year's International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, here are the top 20 African countries with the most crimes against journalists by the number of deaths.
Data from the National Bureau of Statistics reveal that the average bread prices in Nigeria increased by 20.71% for unsliced bread and 17.25% for sliced bread year on year. As Nigerians mourn this rise in cost, we consider the average bread prices over the past 24 months.
Since 2014, 64 AFRIMA awards have been awarded to Nigerian artistes, including collaborations. Nigerians got awards from seven categories, the most by any country, at AFRIMA 2021. Following the just-concluded awards, here are the top 20 countries by number of awardees since 2014.
While many living in Nigeria have already experienced the effects of the fuel subsidy removal on their daily expenses, this chart presents a clearer picture of reality. Will the prices of food items continue to rise? Is there hope of some respite soon?