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Chioma Akpotha Rejoices As Omo Ghetto Crosses N500 Million In Box Office
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Chioma Akpotha Rejoices As Omo Ghetto Crosses N500 Million In Box Office

Nollywood actress Chioma Akpotha has rejoiced as Funke Akindele’s Omo Ghetto (The Saga) crosses N500 million mark in box office. Being the first Nollywood movie to cross the mark, Chioma shared a video of herself dancing in an Instagram post on Tuesday. “When the movie you are in crosses the 500 million mark. SHMOOD,” she wrote. According to a report by Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), the movie which has maintained the number one spot for six weeks in a row, has broken Nollywood’s box office record with a cum revenue of N501,449,050. The movie which was released in cinemas on Christmas Day December 25, 2020 has also broken the four-year record as highest-grossing Nollywood movie of all time formerly held by Kemi Adetiba’s The Wedding Party. Eniola Badmus who...
‘Omo Ghetto’ is officially the highest grossing Nollywood movie of all time
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‘Omo Ghetto’ is officially the highest grossing Nollywood movie of all time

Funke Akindele-Bello and JJC Skillz’ directorial debut film “Omo Ghetto (The Saga)” has been named Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie of all time.   The 2020 comedy movie broke a four-year record held by Kemi Adetiba’s 2016 movie “The Wedding Party“, after it grossed N468,036,300 after three straight weeks of maintaining the number one spot according to a statement published by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN).     “The Wedding Party” on the other hand has raked in N453,000,000 while its sequel “The Wedding Party 2” took the third spot with N433,197,377.   While this comes as a surprise as the Nigerian entertainment industry has been crippled by the pandemic, Kemi Adetiba who produced Wedding Party (the former highest-grossing...
Funke Akindele’s “Omo Ghetto” Becomes Highest Grossing Nollywood Movie
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Funke Akindele’s “Omo Ghetto” Becomes Highest Grossing Nollywood Movie

“Omo Ghetto” ( The Saga), a movie by Actress Funke Akindele-Bello, popularly known as Jenifa has been declared Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie of all time. Reports have it that the 2020 comedy film has broken a four-year record formally held by Kemi Adetiba’s ‘The Wedding Party’. In a statement released by Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), the 2020 comedy film has so far grossed N468,036,300 after holding the number one spot for its third week in a row. “Omo Ghetto’ has officially broken a four years record by knocking off Kemi Adetiba’s 2016 Comedy movie” The Wedding Party”. The movie had been Nollywood Highest Grossing Movie with N453,000,000, in the third place in ‘The Wedding Party 2 with N433,197,377,” the statement said. NAN also report that the A...
Funke Akindele And Husband, JJC Skillz Enjoy Night Out In Dubai
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Funke Akindele And Husband, JJC Skillz Enjoy Night Out In Dubai

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and husband Abdulrasheed Bello, professionally known as JJC Skillz, on Friday went on a night out in Dubai. The couple and their twin children are in the city of luxury shopping and breathtaking architecture for the UAE premiere of their new film Omo Ghetto the Saga. Six days to the premiere, husband and wife were at KIZA Dubai, a pan-African restaurant, along with Stella Fubara of Dubai Tourism and another friend. “We had fun,” Funke said in the form of a hashtag on an Instagram post. Omo Ghetto the Saga will make history when it becomes the first Nigerian movie to premiere in the United Arab Emirates on January 21. It was premiered in Nigeria on December 25 and has grossed N373milllion in three weeks according to the Cinema Exhibitors Assoc...
‘Omo Ghetto’ Becomes First Nigerian Movie To Be Released In Dubai Cinemas
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‘Omo Ghetto’ Becomes First Nigerian Movie To Be Released In Dubai Cinemas

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele’s movie Omo Ghetto (The Saga) is set to break the record of being the first Nigerian movie to be released in UAE, Dubai cinemas. Funke, 43, made this known in an Instagram post on Monday. She said it will be released from January 21 in some selected cinemas. “Exciting News for UAE Omo Ghetto fans!The No. 1 film and box office record breaker in Nigeria — Omo Ghetto (The Saga) — is set to break yet another record as the First Ever Cinema Release of a Nigerian film in the United Arab Emirates. “Omo Ghetto (The Saga) is scheduled for release from the 21st of January, 2021 in selected Novo Cinemas in the UAE. Stay tuned for more updates!” she wrote. Omo Ghetto (The Saga) was directed by Funke and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC...
Chioma Akpotha joins Funke Akindele’s Omo Ghetto set
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Chioma Akpotha joins Funke Akindele’s Omo Ghetto set

Chioma Akpotha has joined the set of Funke Akindele-Bello’s much-anticipated film, ‘Omo Ghetto’ the saga. Akpotha was spotted filming with Akindele-Bello’s collaborator on the forthcoming episode of the Omo Ghetto series. The actress joins Eniola Badmus and Bimbo Thomas to play the character of Chummy Choko in the upcoming film. While Akindele-Bello, Badmus, and Thomas retain their title of Lefty, Busty, and Nikky, respectively. In 2019, Akindele-Bello dropped the hint of returning to film another episode of the title after 10 years of the last release. Though she didn’t give much information, the actress cum producer affirmed the plans to film another episode of the well-received film. In December 2019, Akindele-Bello returned to the set to film some of the scenes of the f...
Funke Akindele Set To Return With “Omo Ghetto” (Photos)
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Funke Akindele Set To Return With “Omo Ghetto” (Photos)

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele set to return with OmoGhetto featuring Eniola Badmus, Abimbola Idowu Thomas and ireti Osayemi bakare She wrote; #flashbackfriday Remember this gang? #omoghetto seems they are coming back!! Cc @iambimbothomas @iretiosayemi @eniola_badmus #happen #shele #leftty
Actress Bimbo Thomas Speaks On Actors She Has Crush On, Love To Kiss On Set
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Actress Bimbo Thomas Speaks On Actors She Has Crush On, Love To Kiss On Set

While speaking in exclusive interview with bobby, Yoruba actress, Bimbo Thomas, who shot to limelight after her exploits in Funke Akindele’s film, “Omo Ghetto”, disclosed that there are few actors she could kiss on set, citing another famous Yoruba actor as one she has a crush on and had kissed in a film. “The most memorable kiss I had on set is with Femi Branch in a film we played lovers and we kissed, in the movie, Femi had his back turned at me and said something, instead of me responding in words, I grabbed him and kissed him, even the director was stunned, he is my friend though and I know his wife,” she said, mentioning other actors that catch her fancy. “There are still few actors I admire and would like to kiss. Internationally, I would like to kiss Idris Elba, but lately...