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Pete Edochie, Genevieve Nnaji, Patience Ozokwor…! First Photos from the Launch of Africa Magic Igbo in Enugu

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Patience Ozokwor

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BN is on the scene at the Africa Magic Igbo launch in Enugu tonight! You can follow BellaNaija rep Stephanie on social media via @bellanaijaonline on Instagram and @bellanaijaworld on Snapchat.

Here are first photos from the event. Keep clicking for more updates and check out the post on our journey to Enugu HERE.

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji

Pete Edochie

Pete Edochie

Bob Manuel Udokwu

Bob Manuel Udokwu

Noble Igwe

Noble Igwe

Chigul

Chigul

Uti Nwachukwu & Kingsley Nwachukwu

Uti Nwachukwu & Kingsley Nwachukwu

66 Comments

  1. jwezee

    April 30, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    Luv it.. Waited for this now my igbo can be perfect..

  2. jwezee

    April 30, 2015 at 8:17 pm

    Kai Genny baby must u always give that *I don’t depend on anybody* typa look..badass

  3. beast

    April 30, 2015 at 8:26 pm

    which one is africa magic igbo again? so there will be an africa magic channel for each african tribe. Anyway i don’t even watch all that nonsense. Nigerians( especially igbos) always wanting to dominate everything. the network should be changed to Nigeriamagic.

    • naijatalk

      April 30, 2015 at 10:54 pm

      This fear of Igbo domination though? Obu gini kwanu? Owunu du ka nde Igbo me na eme ka ahu na ta unu okwu? I support Africa Magic Bini/Afemai. Pacified sister

    • Thoughts...

      May 2, 2015 at 7:32 am

      The fear is real…lol. I thought it was a joke at first but they are actually scared which is quite amusing

    • Facethetruth

      May 2, 2015 at 5:33 pm

      There’s no fear of Igbo domination, it’s more of fear of lousiness, negative things. You just know Igbos will bring more trouble than anything else. Bring wahala into your peaceful life. every tribe has pride in who they are but leave it for the Igbos to be lousy with it yet most of then can’t even speak or write in Igbo. Don’t even claim their papaland to changing their names to sound less Igbo . Igbos have been part of Nigeria from the beginning, they haven’t dominated, tried with the Biafra but failed miserably. And they are not dominating anywhere maybe their little villages. Dominate includes a group flourishing than other people and even helping others out. They are in power, controlling everything. That’s not the case here. If anything, the West is even helping them by accommodating where they are able to grow their businesses, buy lands, build houses they can’t freely build in igbo land, Etc bcos Igbos can kill each other over land and money.

    • Ifemelu

      April 30, 2015 at 10:54 pm

      Sit down and shut up! It is not our responsibility to uplift other tribes. Do not come on here and demand that Igbos do not uplift theirs. Our ethnic pride is not ethnic hate. Know the damn difference. Such an imperialistic thinking to try to impose on others how and how not to keep making their culture and language live. If Bini want to do it, go ahead. You guys have a rich culture and it is up to the people to do that. Don’t be intimidated by Igbos simply because we know and love our culture. Yorubas have had their NTA channel for years and NOBODY said anything bad about it even while growing up in Lagos. I would watch it when a good Yoruba show was on. If i didn’t like it, guess what? I switched it! As a matter of fact, the two biggest blogs in Nigeria are run by two IGBO women. Bellanaija and Lindaikeji. If you like stay there and be preaching hate, we keep bloody excelling. Don’t come for us unless we send for you. Now, shut it!

    • SassnynFierce

      May 3, 2015 at 6:32 am

      Chai….this reply agbaala m ara!!!
      On that note how ignorant does that line about”Ibos wanting dominate everything” sound?. This is the same mentality South Africans have towards the foreigners, AND WE WONDER WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE WORLD TODAY. smh

    • kaycee

      April 30, 2015 at 11:04 pm

      Hungry for attention dat much ? Well I have given it to you, run along now.

    • me

      April 30, 2015 at 11:26 pm

      You are So silly

    • proudly igbo

      May 1, 2015 at 12:50 am

      Before there was Africa magic Igbo, there was Africa magic for Yoruba and hausa. Please, kindly find another basis for your Igbo domination argument.

    • DU

      May 1, 2015 at 12:51 am

      You obviously don’t watch Africa Magic cos if you did by now you’d know there’s already Africa Magic Yoruba and Hausa. Stop tribalism; We all lose until we all unite, heal and thrive.

    • Damilola

      May 1, 2015 at 9:01 pm

      You must not be aware that Yoruba and Hausa have theirs. I’m even surprised it took this long to launch an Igbo one. I enjoy Igbo music, hopefully I can improve on my Igbo learning. Pete edochie is one of my favorite actors. He plays an evil man so well, that I think he might be mean in real life. That’s how much I think he’s an excellent actor. Rita, that’s my girl stays looking fabulous. Genny, looks pretty as usual. I’m secretly nosy about her boo? I wonder who she’s dating. The man better treat her well.

  4. beast

    April 30, 2015 at 8:29 pm

    when will there be africa magic bini/afemai? we want too oooo

    • GG

      May 1, 2015 at 7:12 pm

      i am bini but this your comment stinks!!! i love ibos my mama is igbo. stop tribalism nigerians

  5. EyeJay

    April 30, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    Chief Genevieve Nnaji i site u Nne! Btw Aunty patience ozorkwo is looking yummy!!!

  6. mrs chidukane

    April 30, 2015 at 9:02 pm

    Pete Edochie, my all time favorite actor

  7. SASSYCASSIE

    April 30, 2015 at 9:07 pm

    IGBO KWENU! IFE E JI A BULU IGBO ERIKA! ONYE AFRICA MAGIC NKE ASUSU IGBO NA EWE YA WEBE. ONYE O N’A SU YA SUBA NNO

    • nnenne

      April 30, 2015 at 10:35 pm

      @ SASSYCASSIE… Nwanne m, obu anyi si eze muo anyi?
      Igbo ga- adigige ruo mgbe ebighiebi.

      Iseeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!

    • Nwaigbo

      May 1, 2015 at 12:59 am

      Dalu nwannem, USA ka uwa Nile kporo asi , USA KAuwanile choro i g aonya akpo aha nwere if di mma ona eme . Ndi anya oku , obi ufu. Haha ga afu otu ana igbo ga esi mepe ugbua. Oso ndi owe ndi oooo . #IGBOAMAKA!!!

  8. Me

    April 30, 2015 at 9:11 pm

    I love love love loveit!!!! Now, all you Nollywood legends give us some HOT IGBO language movies biko!!! Amaka Igwe, where are you to give us some classical Igbo movies such as “Ahanna”?! Death, you are a wicked somebody!

    • slickBaba

      May 1, 2015 at 12:17 pm

      I really missed Her..am yet to see who can fit into the shoe she left behind. RIP Amaka Igwe.

  9. BC

    April 30, 2015 at 9:17 pm

    Kwenu!!!

  10. Teenaa

    April 30, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    Noble igwe though… He and this his Ishiagu looking funny! Love me some Maja #hotelmajestic# still looking out for Ebuka oo *sideeye*

  11. @edDREAMZ

    April 30, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said…
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    Noble man na really party monga i swear.. Guy just carry style bench UTI…
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

    • YA

      April 30, 2015 at 11:19 pm

      LOL this made me laugh……no doubt….

  12. Diddy

    April 30, 2015 at 9:57 pm

    was the red carpet interview conducted in igbo and if yes,is uti fluent in igbo language?nice outing and genny u really look stunning on that outfit

  13. Engoz

    April 30, 2015 at 10:03 pm

    Chigurl is so funny. That attire reminds me of those days my mum used to go to village meetings.

    • Rn chy

      May 1, 2015 at 1:36 am

      Especially those august meetings lol

    • paulinus

      May 4, 2015 at 8:26 am

      Chy, even ukanne

  14. M4

    April 30, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    Luv it

  15. innocent girl

    April 30, 2015 at 11:06 pm

    Igbo kacha nu we are everywhere and to all bad belles go and hug a transformer ‘tongue out’

  16. *curious*

    April 30, 2015 at 11:14 pm

    Love me some Patience Ozokwor. She’s just so good at making us laugh.

  17. YA

    April 30, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    Lol this made me laugh……. no doubt…

  18. Lagos slut

    April 30, 2015 at 11:35 pm

    Igbo people this one na their own make we rest since they dominate everything. I initially thought channel 154 is for Igbo movies bcs the storylines and those village scenes and cast and crew are all Igbo oriented. Ok o!

    Ikwere people of Port Harcourt and Delta Ibos Plsss we don’t want to here say una want una own channel o.

    Where is Rita Dominic Nwaturuocha and Nkiru Sylvanus (ds 2 surnames alwayz crack me up)

    • ATL's finest

      May 1, 2015 at 3:38 am

      @ Lagos slut! Relax your mind OK .. Ain’t nobody got time to steal Ur Channels . y’all can keep it sweetie.. I have never heard my mom referred to anyone saying Indina Mama or all the convention stuff they do here in d States or back in Nigeria.. Delta isn’t tasty for that.:) 🙂

    • Naijatalk

      May 1, 2015 at 2:35 pm

      Biko si eba puo. Onye anya ufu. This people that come on here to deliberately make wicked comments against the igbos, na so e dey pain u for body? Goes to show you really can’t help yourselves. Lagos slut for real.

  19. Noble

    May 1, 2015 at 12:43 am

    Igbo kwenu! Bikonu where on earth did OC my bro saw this local chick as wife,,,,dey girl no fit d handsome brother men,,,,,abi na burujutu juju love catch OC, ,,,,hahahah,,,,,,oop am on air(social media),,,ma bad,,,,,,shout out to naija,,,,,,we love u guys

    • Stella

      May 1, 2015 at 7:34 am

      That was uncalled for now Noble, she is his choice and pls respect that, Ogini di?

    • Bruness

      May 1, 2015 at 2:01 pm

      I read the comments earlier and decided not. To reply beast cos I know Ndi umunne will do him/her justice and they did, now over to Noble, pls could you make your picture available or better still your partners let compare and contrast. OC made his choice don’t see anything wrong with his wifey. Learn to respect people’s choices, if you have nothing to contribute based on the headline of this news piece #Leave you insensitive cad#

  20. Beauty

    May 1, 2015 at 12:49 am

    Genny Stays Slaying all day. Nne they’ve gat notin on u jur. Haters u can like to boil stone.

  21. kwhite

    May 1, 2015 at 3:10 am

    My Genny baby….you no dey fall hand Jor…..

  22. ATL's finest

    May 1, 2015 at 3:40 am

    I saw LIB and Clem Ohameze was there with Kenneth Okenkwo they are looking like sth else hmm what’s going on with them? Where is Kanayo O. Kanayo??

  23. mama mia

    May 1, 2015 at 5:28 am

    But core Nigerian movies are already igbo oriented and do not need another channel solidifying their presence on TV unlike the yorubas or hausas. Sorry, I won’t be watching…

    • Professor X

      May 1, 2015 at 1:36 pm

      Nobody asked you to watch, and your viewership certainly won’t be missed. You’ve been dismissed!

    • Mama Mia

      May 1, 2015 at 5:33 pm

      Why you mad??? actually, it will. Especially as the whole point of all this is to gain more viewers like moi. And i say again, I won’t be watching. Go kill yourself!!! Mtcheeew

    • chichi

      May 1, 2015 at 7:39 pm

      lmao @ “go kill yourself”. Chick, it’s not that serious. Incase you missed it the first time, NO ONE CARES. 🙂

  24. Curious

    May 1, 2015 at 5:33 am

    Noble go everly dey there na with his Okoroji looking self….

  25. bez

    May 1, 2015 at 7:41 am

    oburo anyi kere onwe anyi,.. Oka Chi si ke anyi…. Igbo everywhere.

  26. bn lover

    May 1, 2015 at 8:31 am

    Uti Biko keep ur hand down……do not touch my shugar daddy on d shoulder like dat,……u don’t ve respect???? I see u chigurl….u r working it gurl,more grease. Btw….igbo kwenu….i love d igbo spirit.

  27. Frank

    May 1, 2015 at 8:45 am

    @Noble,do you want him to marry miss world?

  28. lola carey

    May 1, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    I used to think we were one family but now BN is now making this forum tribalistic..like Igbo against the world. Haba why?

    • Word

      May 1, 2015 at 4:32 pm

      @Lola, you mean the world against the Igbos. I am Ijaw, and I salute all Igbos! You all deserve this channel .. Please don’t mind the haters. They can’t hold you all down. Igbo Kwenu!!

    • Thoughts...

      May 1, 2015 at 5:12 pm

      Why do you feel so threatened by another’s progress? Did you make this comment when other ethnic Africa Magic channels were announced? Well done ndi Igbo.

  29. chy

    May 1, 2015 at 3:28 pm

    The pictures gladdened my heart. Igbo kwenu! Is not our fault. Onye wee iwe okara ya njo. Can’t love my culture enough. Daalu kwannu ooooo.

  30. Nadia

    May 1, 2015 at 4:33 pm

    @Lola Carey, where did BN go wrong? I’ve known them to feature stories from the entertainment industry irrespective of tribe. I’m not Ibo but the way people go about condemning them for being who they are, I mean for just BEING, is scary. Please stop the hate. We are all God’s children! Shalom!

    • Igbo girl.

      May 1, 2015 at 5:19 pm

      Don’t worry dear, if US survives hatrade from the whole world, Igbos will survive in Nigeria. Thanks for the Love.

  31. Lizi

    May 1, 2015 at 4:52 pm

    I love the concept….and the people too. Proudly Igbo anyday, anytime.

  32. atlstyle

    May 1, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    Chi gurl really represent (in my Igbo accent) lool that wrapper na d very one hahaha

  33. Pretty

    May 1, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    Calm down, think! Y d hate? Does it make u happy.?Y Can’t u celebrate progress at least u too can begin to understand what ur Igbo friends r saying. It’s nt complusory u watch, they already knw their target audience. D irony is wen they begin to talk of Christianity is d same pple that will act like they love God d most wen u can’t love d human being u see.

  34. Pretty

    May 1, 2015 at 5:54 pm

    Calm down, think! Y d hate? Does it make u happy.?Y Can’t u celebrate progress, at least u too can begin to understand what ur Igbo friends r saying. It’s nt complusory u watch, they already knw their target audience. D irony is, wen they begin to talk of Christianity, it’s d same pple that will act like they love God d most wen they can’t love d human being they see.

  35. letty

    May 1, 2015 at 7:45 pm

    Chigurl amakazi…it appears she has lost so much weight..i am loving her intorika george

  36. Lola

    May 1, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    Nice one , having AFmag igbo doesn’t mean any igbo domination it’s hydr equality whoever a feeling threatened by this doesn’t know much

  37. Edo

    May 2, 2015 at 8:20 pm

    I hope they are not showing English movies, but strictly igbos?

  38. patsychy

    May 3, 2015 at 6:12 am

    In Flavour’s tone……ifuzia m kpoonu m onye Igbo…..maka na abu m onye Igbo…..iyemmeeeeee….Igbo Amakaaa……. am proud to come from dis part of Nigeria called de Igbo tribe…Igbo ndi Mmemme!

  39. Ebony

    May 14, 2015 at 9:55 am

    Why is Chigul wearing slippers?
    Why do I feel it’s English speaking movies with Igbo actors they’ll show on this AfMag Igbo

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