Connect with us
X
Categories:

General

Zee Wolrd is killing Nigeria Tv channels – Chika Okpala

Published

on

Share this post:

Veteran comic actor, Chika Okpala, better known as ‘Zebrudaya’, has said that foreign television channels like Telemundo and Zee World have won Nigerian fans over to the detriment of local channels.

He said due to this, indigenous drama series were being ignored.

“Foreign soaps like Mexican soaps, Telemundo, the Zee World and the rest of them have flooded our TV screens now and our indigenous TV drama series are suffering. Those popular programmes the New Masquerade, Cockcrow at Dawn, The Village headmaster and others were left to slip away.”

The legendary actor disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. He added that the lack of sponsorship has hindered production of most television series in the country.

The 68-year-old actor also noted that old TV series were left abandoned because sponsors withdrew.

He said: “The dwindling economy is the major problem of production in the country and lack of sponsorship has contributed to the dearth of programmes on Television stations in the country.”

p>The actor expressed optimism that if those programmes were still being aired, actors, actresses, producers, directors and many Nollywood practitioners would be employed and people would be entertained also.

“The private sector complained about the economy and without the economy being vibrant, you cannot push the programmes forward.

“People cannot do productions without it yielding something substantial to take care of their families.

“If you engage an artiste and he performs for free today, tomorrow he may not because he has to pay his bills. He has to pay his rent and take care of other things.”


Get More Stories Like This On: Facebook: @AllNaijaEntertainment, Twitter: @AllNaijaEntertainment
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

Expanding Living Space
Lifestyle2 weeks ago

Expanding Living Space: Prefabricated Workshop Building Kits for Extra Rooms

BeBe Winans
Lyrics1 month ago

BeBe Winans – It All Comes Down to Love [Lyrics]

BeBe Winans
Music1 month ago

[Music] BeBe Winans – It All Comes Down to Love

The Countdown Begins to the Tournament That Has It All
ANE Football Analytical1 month ago

AFCON 2023: A Sporting Spectacle Set to Captivate the World

Litecoin: What Makes It The Crypto Winner?
Technology2 months ago

Runny Inflation Can Drive Cryptocurrency Adoption

Black and White French Bulldog puppies Frenchie Joy
Lifestyle3 months ago

Black and White French Bulldog puppies Frenchie Joy

3 Serious Reasons to Keep Your Teenager Away From Social Media
Lifestyle3 months ago

3 Serious Reasons to Keep Your Teenager Away From Social Media

Boxing vs MMA What Makes Them So Different
Sports4 months ago

Boxing vs MMA: What Makes Them So Different

Roisea: Most Advanced Crypto Trading Platform for Bitcoin
Technology4 months ago

NFTs and Intellectual Property Rights: Shaping Creative Ownership

The Birth of a Rugby Nation South Africas Love Affair with the Sport
Sports8 months ago

The Birth of a Rugby Nation: South Africa’s Love Affair with the Sport

A Beginner's Guide to Radicle (RAD): The Future of Peer-to-Peer Development
Technology9 months ago

A Beginner’s Guide to Radicle (RAD): The Future of Peer-to-Peer Development

Analysis of Nigeria's Renewable Energy Sector: Opportunities and Challenges
Technology10 months ago

Analysis of Nigeria’s Renewable Energy Sector: Opportunities and Challenges

Casino Gaming Poker
Sports10 months ago

What Are The Various Types Of Online Slots?

Luka Modric celebrates after scoring Real Madrid's second goal against Celta Vigo.
Sports11 months ago

Luka Modric set to join Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr

WHO World Health Organization
Health11 months ago

WHO debunks claims that tuberculosis is caused by witchcraft, poison

Atiku Abubakar
News11 months ago

2023 Election: Why DSS must arrest Fani-Kayode – Atiku

PDP Logo Umbrella
News11 months ago

PDP suspends National Chairman

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Final Episode 13)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 12)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 11)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 10)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 09)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 08)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 07)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 06)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 05)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 04)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 03)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 02)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Episode 01)

The Pastor Daughter Story by Miriam Edem _ ANE Story
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] THE PASTOR’S DAUGHTER (Complete Episodes)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 16)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 15)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 14)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 13)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 12)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 11)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 10)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 09)

Papa Loves His Girls by Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde_ANE Stories
ANE Stories11 months ago

[STORY] PAPA LOVES HIS GIRLS (Episode 08)

ANE Billboard Hots