Home » Celebrity News » We Can’t Tell Who Was Behind Emma Buchi’s Murder For Now – Police

We Can’t Tell Who Was Behind Emma Buchi’s Murder For Now – Police

Emma Buchi

Emma Buchi

The Delta State Police Command has come out to confirm the murder of a Nollywood actor, Emma Buchi by unknown assailants in Asaba, the state capital.

The police recently had its say via a press statement, and Nigerians have been reacting.

According to the Delta State Police Command, the incident has been confirmed as a murder case, but they cannot tell who was behind the killing for now.

It read, “The incident is confirmed and it is confirmed that it is a murder case. But we cannot tell who was behind it for now. We are investigating the case.”


Nollywood is a sobriquet that originally referred to the Nigerian film industry. The origin of the term dates back to the early 2000s, traced to an article in The New York Times. Due to the history of evolving meanings and contexts, there is no clear or agreed-upon definition for the term, which has made it a subject to several controversies.

The origin of the term “Nollywood” remains unclear; Jonathan Haynes traced the earliest usage of the word to a 2002 article by Matt Steinglass in the New York Times, where it was used to describe Nigerian cinema.

Charles Igwe noted that Norimitsu Onishi also used the name in a September 2002 article he wrote for the New York Times. The term continues to be used in the media to refer to the Nigerian film industry, with its definition later assumed to be a portmanteau of the words “Nigeria” and “Hollywood”, the American major film hub.

Film-making in Nigeria is divided largely along regional, and marginally ethnic and religious lines. Thus, there are distinct film industries – each seeking to portray the concern of the particular section and ethnicity it represents. However, there is the English-language film industry which is a melting pot for filmmaking and filmmakers from most of the regional industries.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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