Abstract: This study examines the effect of Nollywood videos on the academic performance of students in tertiary institutions: a case study of delta state college of education, Mosogar. Three (3) research questions were raised while two (2) hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. This study adopted random sampling technique to select the respondents. The population for this study is all students of the College of Education, Mosogar, Delta State. The analysis of the result was carried out using descriptive statistics of simple frequency counts, percentage and inferential method were used and the research hypotheses were analyzed through Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Analysis. The results revealed that Nollywood films portrayed positively revealed that a slight majority of the population watch Nollywood movies either very frequently (24%) or frequently (48.6%). The data also underscores the popularity of Nollywood movies among the study’s population which means they have great effect on academic performance. also the result of the hypotheses one shows that the null hypothesis that states that null hypothesis was reject that Watching of Nollywood movies significantly influences the academic performance of students of College of Education, Mosogar and the alternative hypothesis was accepted and hypotheses two revealed that The null hypothesis was reject that there is watching of Nollywood movies does not significantly influence the academic performance of students and the alternative hypothesis was accepted which means their significant influence between Nollywood and influence on academic performance of students The study concluded that, the first film to feature Nigerian actors in a speaking role; Nigerian film actors features in Palaver include Dawiya and Yilkuba. The film was shot amongst the Sura and Angas people of the present day Bauchi and Plateau States in Northern Nigeria, and narrates the rivalry between a British District Officer and a tin miner which leads to a war. Also in this era there were several theatre productions set in Nigeria.
Keywords: Nollywood Videos, Academic Performance, Delta State College of Education, Mosogar