Muri & Ko
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by Excel Adeogun
3d ago
From the trailer(s) released for Muri and Ko, it was obvious the crop of movies this would be; the film clearly embraces a comedy-centric approach that was unmistakably front and center. The question this presented was whether it would deliver genuine laughs, or be a comedy that misses the mark.  Muri and Ko follows the escapades of its titular characters over the course of a chaotic day sparked by an ill-fated car theft. Muri (played by Kunle Remi), a small-time thief turned carjacker, seizes an irresistible opportunity when he spots an unattended, pristine jeep. His plan goes awry when ..read more
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COMING SOON: What About Us?
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by Nelson Otta
3d ago
Pastor Emmanuel Iren, the Nigerian pastor behind the Celebration Church International, now a filmmaker, announced that he has been working on a feature film, “What About Us?” which will be hitting the cinemas on July 12th. The suspense-filled drama explores the complexities of marriage through the interwoven stories of two couples. The film, directed by Kayode Kasum, follows a Christian couple as they struggle to keep their marriage afloat. But when a new couple move in next door, the problems that have plagued their marriage come to a fever pitch, as the wife begins a relationship too close ..read more
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Lekki Wives (The Reunion) is Coming This June!
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by Nelson Otta
3d ago
Lekki Wives, the prequel to Lekki Wives: The Reunion, which was produced in 2012, revolves around five women in Lekki, Lagos. It portrays the women’s flamboyant lifestyles, and the significant issues they face daily. The cast members are Kiki Omeili as Loveth, Keira Hewatch as Peace, Adaora Ukoh as Miranda, Chinonso Young as Cleopatra, and Katherine Obiang as Uju. The series also features Darlene Benson Cobham, David Eyo, Bobby Michaels, Joselyn Dumas, Samuel Asa’ah, Anthony Monjaro and Seun Akindele. Blessing Effiom Egbe, the producer and director, took to her I ..read more
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Beyond The Veil (Season 2): Navigating Tradition, Friendship, and Modernity in Northern Nigeria
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by Kolapo Mustapha
6d ago
“Beyond The Veil” follows the daily lives of modern Northern Nigerian women, addressing issues like polygamy, drug abuse, gender-based violence, forbidden relationships, and unstable family dynamics. The series highlights the unique journeys of five Northern women, focusing on the friendship between Nai’ma (portrayed by Jemima Osunde), Badriya, regard as “Baddie” (portrayed by Norah Ego), and Hanifa (portrayed by Maryam Booth). It shows how they navigate their individual lives while maintaining their bond.  Na’ima appears happy and confident but is secretly struggling with anxiety and de ..read more
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COMING SOON: Shina
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by Nelson Otta
6d ago
Shina is a thriller film written by Muyiwa Adesokun, which will be hitting the screens via streaming on Netflix. Directed by Muyiwa Adesokun and Lillian Carmen Ike-Okoro, ‘Shina’ portrays the story of a humble taxi driver who takes a dangerous detour into the world of crime. One package, one powerful man, and a whole lot of trouble. Produced by Feyifunmi Oginni, the cast features Timini Egbuson, Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman, Tope Tedela, Neo Mobor Akpofure, Shawn Faqua, Kelechi “The Performer” Udegbe, Immaculata Oko-Kasum, Akin Lewis, ?elroy ?orman, Idowu Phillips, Segun Arinze and Preach Bassey. S ..read more
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COMING SOON: Lakatabu
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by Nelson Otta
1w ago
Lakatabu follows the story of Lakatabu, an armed robber with magical support who terrorises, kidnaps and murders people while on the loose. There is a shift in the plot of the film when he starts to receive threats from rivals. The fear Lakatabu evokes, the challenges he faces and the consequences of his power are explored in the film.   The film is directed by Odunlade Adekola, and co-produced by Odunlade Adekola Film Productions and FilmOne Studios. It also features a wide cast that includes Odunlade Adekola, Samuel A. Perry (Brodashaggi), Eniola Ajao, Aderinoye Babatunde, Yo ..read more
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COMING SOON: Higher Crime
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by Nelson Otta
1w ago
Directed by Uduak Patrick, Higher Crime delves into the courageous journey of Tife, portrayed by Enwongoabasi Ibom, a prominent blogger who brings to light the chilling truth of a woman’s sexual assault, igniting a fierce legal battle with Jeffrey, a prominent philanthropist played by Femi Branch. Folshade Abimbola, portrays Ruby, another victim of abuse. Bimbo Akintola, stars as Jeffrey’s loyal yet naive wife. The film features Femi Branch, Bimbo Akintola, Keppy Ekpenyong, Enwongoabasi Ibom and Folashade Abimbola. Distributed by Tribe Nation Theatrical Distribution, The t ..read more
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Watch Bottomline on NdaniTV’s Youtube and Facebook, June 14th
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by Nelson Otta
1w ago
This new show dives into the everyday antics of the Bottomline Ad Agency team, offering a humorous look at office life filled with funny moments and unexpected turns. Bottomline follows the daily adventures of a group of coworkers, portraying the humorous highs and lows that come with working in an ad agency. The trailer of the series follows the story of a media company, Bottomline, that prides itself in being “a family,” but beneath the surface of team lunches and company outings, a different story unfolds. The employees struggle to balance demanding workloads with the constant pressure fro ..read more
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Watch OYA (The Goddess Of Gods) On YouTube
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by Nelson Otta
1w ago
OYA(The Goddess of Gods) is a 2024 Nigerian animated short film authored by Lawrence Dieyi. The fifteen minutes run-time short film is about a young devoted loving woman (Oya) born with strange powers to a family with mysteries, who lives in two worlds. She possesses and controls all the elements of nature. Despite her loving nature, her flaw is set to ruin all she has. She is forced to engage her husband (Sango) in a fierce battle.  The Nigerian 3D animation short epic film is directed by Lawrence Dieyi, and produced by Lawrence Dieyi and Oyeyi Remilekun Raphael. Written by Lawrence Die ..read more
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A Father’s Love
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by Excel Adeogun
2w ago
A Father’s Love is the fifth film in the First Feature project, an initiative by Steve Gukas and Dotun Olakunri that provides financing for directors’ debut feature films. Among the notable movies produced by this initiative, including Love & Life, Cake, and most recently Kill Boro, A Father’s Love arguably stands out as the best. Directed by Sebastian Ukwa, A Father’s Love follows David Nwachukwu (played by David Jones David), a taxi driver striving to support his wife, twin daughters, and a son suffering from sickle cell anemia. During one of his trips commuting passengers he finds an a ..read more
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