Google Doodle has chosen to honour Late Mrs Amaka Igwe, Prolific film-maker and Nollywood icon on her 57th posthumous birthday.
A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements, and notable historical figures.
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Mrs Amaka Igwe who was a Nigerian filmmaker, broadcasting executive, and the owner of Top Radio 90.9 Lagos and Amaka Igwe Studios, died some years ago at age 51.
Igwe hit national limelight as the writer and producer of award-winning TV soap ‘Checkmate’ and its offshoot ‘Fuji House of Commotion’.
She was recognized as one of the second-generation filmmakers who helped begin the video film era of Nigerian cinema, and has remained a prominent figure in the industry until her death in 2014.