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Omoni Oboli, Uche Jombo, Ufuoma McDermott & Chioma Akpotha at the “Wives on Strike” Premiere in Lagos

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Wives on Strike Premiere BellaNaija 8It is one of the most eagerly anticipated Nollywood movies of the year! “Wives on Strike” premiered last night at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas VIP Screening Room in Lagos.

As expected, the list of stars at the event was seemingly endless – Omoni Oboli, Uche Jombo, Ufuoma McDermott, Chioma Akpotha, Kehinde Bankole, Bovi, Julius Agwu, Monalisa Chinda, Ashionye, Blessing Egbe, Annie Idibia and so many more.

Wives on Strike, is a hilarious comedy about a group of market women who decided to take matters into their own hands against their husbands in a bid to stir them into standing up for a young girl whom they wanted to protect from the wishes of her own father. The women, who hilariously interpret their roles, set a series of events in motion to give the movie many moments of laughter without missing a beat on the reason for everyone to know why they are on strike.

The movie hits cinemas this week – from Friday April 8th 2016.

Check out first photos and watch the trailer below.

Watch the Trailer

Omoni Oboli

Omoni Oboli

Ufuoma McDermott

Ufuoma McDermott

Monalisa Chinda

Monalisa Chinda

Uche Jombo

Uche Jombo

Annie Idibia

Annie Idibia

Chioma Akpotha

Chioma Akpotha

Kehinde Bankole

Kehinde Bankole

Ashionye & Omoni Oboli

Ashionye & Omoni Oboli

Lilian Afegbai

Lilian Afegbai

Omoni Oboli &

Omoni Oboli & Sylvy Oluchy

Udoka

Udoka Oyeka

Sylvy, Chioma, Kehinde & Kemi Lala

Sylvy, Chioma, Kehinde & Kemi Lala

Iyabo Ojo & OC Ukeje

Iyabo Ojo & OC Ukeje

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25 Comments

  1. xplorenollywood.com

    April 4, 2016 at 8:17 am

    Looks like loads of fun! A bit of heat and lovely clothes. Lala don’t get your outfit, Nollywood supporting each other, I love!

  2. Egusi Soup

    April 4, 2016 at 8:41 am

    Big fan of Omoni but this movie is just a waste. Nollywood keeps on releasing improved rubbish and expects us to leave our houses to watch it.

    • Truth

      April 11, 2016 at 3:38 pm

      Take several seats, don’t call a movie rubbish if you haven’t seen it. I for one am proud to say I saw it and it was amazing and Hilarious, my 1200 cinema ticket was well spent. #proudlynigerian #freethegirlchild.

  3. keke driver

    April 4, 2016 at 9:18 am

    you might be disappointed when you watch it now, it’s Nollywood.

    • Ayodele

      April 9, 2016 at 6:52 pm

      i didnt like it. i am sure the story was gotten from CHIRAQ, a beautiful hollywood movie but this was done with Nigerian standards

  4. salo

    April 4, 2016 at 9:33 am

    uche jumbo always tacky, u nid a stylist ma

    • Kosi

      April 4, 2016 at 11:52 am

      Also, why does she always look bashful in pictures? She doesn’t look tacky, just has zero confidence about her appearance.

    • Somborri

      April 5, 2016 at 6:26 pm

      See how you’ve stated your opinion (which is nothing but just an opinion) as if it is a fact. What makes you so sure that she has zero confidence about her appearance? Easy o!

  5. Chi!

    April 4, 2016 at 9:41 am

    Cant wait to c dis movie dis weekend. i”ve been eagerly anticipating it. Ufuoma looks amazing for a mother of 2. thumps up lady!

  6. SMH

    April 4, 2016 at 9:41 am

    SMH…Way to show support for your own (rolls eyes)… I would watch it because I Support Nigeria #buy9jatogrow9ja

  7. emeraldish

    April 4, 2016 at 9:56 am

    The photographer should be flogged , this is just an eye sore

  8. Halima

    April 4, 2016 at 10:19 am

    Omoni and her friends… Does she only make movies for her friends?

    • Uk

      April 4, 2016 at 4:58 pm

      How about are they now all friends because of wives on strike ?

  9. mrs chidukane

    April 4, 2016 at 10:37 am

    Where is Andy Okeke? Love Monlisa’s dress.

  10. Charity

    April 4, 2016 at 10:55 am

    Chioma, Chioma Chukwuka, Chioma Akpotha! You look fab, just amazing! Best dressed. Simple and classy

    • Ene

      April 4, 2016 at 12:16 pm

      Chioma looks great.

  11. Tosin

    April 4, 2016 at 11:19 am

    omggg i’m in love. see women abeeeg!

  12. african girl

    April 4, 2016 at 11:29 am

    Chioma looks fab!

  13. Beeeee

    April 4, 2016 at 11:52 am

    Chioma Chukwuka…..best dressed from head to toe….she is gorgeous. I am going to see this movie not because Nollywood is the best in the world, but because this is what we have to call our own. Besides, with the way this country is right now, this is the perfect time to laugh and forget our sorrows…..

  14. chichi

    April 4, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    Good for them, I’m really liking Omoni Oboli’s worth ethic. The film itself looks like it has comedy potential and I hope it is great, but from the trailer the main issue is that people are not lit properly. This is a constant issue in Nollywood, we have to work harder at it, a brilliant script and cast can be let down by poor lighting and sound and to me the difference between straight to video or cinema release should be clear.

  15. Victoria

    April 4, 2016 at 12:19 pm

    Omg! Is that julius agwu?? He’s changed, hope his alright!?
    Chioma Akpotha looks good. Best dressed too

  16. Greek goddess

    April 4, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    Trailer looks catchy n fun but with the way ‘fifty’ was hyped…. Sigh. I kept waiting for the movie to start till it ended. The trailer is good enough for me.

  17. Uk

    April 4, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    Oh please Uche jombo look amazing and that dress was hot on her.

  18. xoxo

    April 4, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    Nice… Can’t wait to watch it.

  19. Bidemieeee

    April 5, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Chioma has been slaying a lot lately. Everyone else just looks overdressed for a premiere at a location like Genesis Lekki. Really too much on Uche, Ufoma looks fine too. I don’t like Omoni’s dress at all… tacky in gold.

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