About Us


. . . Expanding the Frontiers of Nollywood


Founded by leading and revered Nollywood journalist Azuh Amatus, NOMAREC is a virtual information resource hub on Nollywood—the globally renowned Nigerian motion picture industry. It provides media-driven in-depth research on the industry, its practitioners and various publics. The centre serves as a rendezvous for journalists, filmmakers, professionals, scholars, researchers, film writers and students, entertainment enthusiasts, agencies and stakeholders within and outside Nigeria to access media-related and industry data on Nollywood.


·      We are a one-stop virtual shop for reliable media contents and information on Nollywood.

·      We assist individuals, corporate bodies, and government agencies to conduct media-related research on Nollywood and its various publics.

·      We release up to date reports, news, features, analyses and general information on Nollywood.

·      We organise periodic trainings and seminars for entertainment journalists covering Nollywood.

·      We facilitate meetings and interactions among Nollywood stars, stakeholders and those seeking to engage them professionally.

·      We offer professional media advice on Nollywood matters to interested publics.

·      We organise and facilitate press/media conferences, red carpet sessions and location visits for those seeking such services in Nollywood.

·      We consult for most Nollywood stars and the various publics seeking their services and endorsements.


Using the media to create easy access for information flow and research on Nollywood and its stakeholders


To use the media to provide basic information about Nollywood to those seeking to work, invest, collaborate and know more about the industry.


·      Media contents

·      Strong Nollywood background

·      Reliable information

·      Deep research.



NOMAREC is open to partnering with collaborators in providing a substantial information database on Nollywood to the public. To that end, we welcome any support and/or donations towards sustaining this initiative. You can reach us on +234-809-940-0130, +234-802-338-0008 or email us at nomarec@yahoo.com. 


·      Azuh Amatus – Founder/CEO

·      Mary Azuh-Amatus – Executive Director

·      A team of dedicated staff and volunteers

NOMAREC is published by MATIKOMX PUBLICATIONS VENTURES, who also publishes leading online newspaper, DAYLIGHT.



Founder/CEO, Nollywood Media And Research Centre (NOMAREC)

Azuh Amatus is a multiple award-winning journalist with over two decades experience.

At 25, he emerged as one of Nigeria’s youngest editors when he edited Hearts, a national Magazine, between 2004 and 2005.

Today, he is also one of the youngest members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), having joined in 2012.

He was the pioneer editor of Entertainment Express (Nigeria’s first entertainment newspaper) and Sunday Express, respectively.

An authority on Nollywood and entertainment matters, he has also worked with various media houses spanning both print and electronics.

Widely travelled Azuh, is the only Nigerian journalist to have won the prestigious ZAFAA Awards, UK.

He was the pioneer Society Editor of The Sun Newspapers and handled its Showbiz Desk for six years, with so much acclaim.

He is also an entertainment consultant/public affairs analyst.

Azuh is a graduate of Mass Communication with a Masters in Communications Studies (MCS) degree, from the Lagos State University.

For his immense contributions to the nation as a leading youth and role model, the Federal Government of Nigeria through its Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) made him an ambassador and decorated him as one of its Celebrity Special Marshals.

Azuh, is also a member of both the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).

   He is also a member of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Guild Of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), respectively.

He is the National President of the Movie Reporters Guild Of Nigeria   (MORGON).

 Azuh is the CEO of Mattuxx Media Limited, a leading and reputable Media, Public Relations, Advertising, Entertainment and Creative Consultancy firm based in Lagos.

Azuh is also a High Chief in his community, where he holds the Ozo title of Ogbuehi Onyeogaziri 1 of Azia, in Ihiala, Anambra State.

He is happily married and blessed with lovely children.

 Azuh is the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Daylightng.com, a revered and leading daily online newspaper with its corporate head office at Omole-Ojodu, Lagos State.

Azuh is also the founder of Daylight Annual Leadership Awards (DALA), an award scheme that rewards and celebrates excellence in leadership positions.

He is also the owner of Showbizplusng, one of Nigeria’s oldest and reliable blogs.

Azuh, whose hobbies include writing, reading, travelling and networking, is the founder and creator of Bowler Hats Bash, an annual comedy and music concert holding every Independence Day, October 1, in Nigeria.

Azuh can be reached on: 08099400130 and 08023380008.

You can also email him via:azuhamtus@yahoo.com  or publisher@daylight.ng



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