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Exclusive: Dakore Akande, Funke Akindele, Bolanle Olukanni, Jade Osiberu at the Press Conference for #IsokenTheMovie



The press conference for the movie, Isoken held yesterday, Tuesday 4th April at the Protea Hotel in Victoria Island with the unveiling of the official trailer to members of the press.

Present were Nollywood heavyweights and stars of the film; Dakore Akande, Funke Akindele, Patrick Doyle and new entrant, Bolanle Olukanni as well as the film’s financier, Bank of Industry and distributor, Silverbird Film Distribution.

Speaking at the press conference, Bank Of Industry’s Head of Creative Banking Group, Cynthia Uche Nwuka said “At BOI we are very passionate about working with young filmmakers and Jade Osiberu was the first of such, with BOI buying into her passion and commitment to storytelling through film, we are happy with what we’ve seen today and equally proud to be affiliated with this project”.

Addressing the media, the executive producer for the movie and former MD, Daily Times Nigeria, Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi added “The Nigerian film industry is growing and the growth is even more evident in the works put out by young filmmakers like Jade, who is passionate and has remained focused. So it was important to give her all the necessary support.” Adding, “Jade was fully committed to this project from inception, ensuring she put her all into making this a reality.”

The media got the first peek of the newly released movie trailer, setting the tone for what to expect from the movie.

See the photos from the conference below.

Dakore Akande

Bolanle Olukanni

Funke Akindele-Bello

Jade Osiberu – Writer, Producer & Director of The Movie Isoken

Author & Poet Titilope Sonuga and Writer, Producer & Director, Jade Osiberu

Funke Akindele & Jade Osiberu

Jade Osiberu & Bisoye Eboda

Female Casts of Isoken; Bolanle Olukanni, Dakore Akande & Funke Akindele

Producer & Director of Isoken, Jade Osiberu & Casts; Dakore Akande & Bolanle Olukanni

Patrick Doyle, BOI, Head Creative Banking Group Uche Nwuka, Dakore Akande, Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi & Bolanle Olukanni

Head, Creative Banking Group BOI, Uche Nwuka, Producer & Director Jade Osiberu & Bolanle Olukanni

Patrick Doyle, Bolanle Olukanni, Dakore Akande, Funke Akindele, Producer & Direcotr Jade Osiberu, Head, Creative Banking Group, Uche Nwuka

Funke Akindele, Timini Egbuson, Jade Osiberu, Dakore Akande, Bolanle Olukanni & Head, Creative Banking Group, BOI, Uche Nwuka

Bolanle Olukanni, Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi, Uche Nwuka, Jade Osiberu

Jade Osiberu Speaking

Bolanle Olukanni, Executive Producer of Isoken, Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi, Head of Creative Banking Group BOI, Uche Nwuka & Jade Osiberu

Uche Nwuka, Head Creative Banking Group BOI, Jade Osiberu Producer_Director & Dakore Akande


  1. Red

    April 5, 2017 at 7:52 am

    Dakore is just a breath of fresh air. She oozes class! Also, I love Funke’s heels. She’s glowing too ???

  2. chichi

    April 5, 2017 at 7:54 am

    Dakore looks amazing in that floral dress plus her make up is flawless

  3. o

    April 5, 2017 at 7:54 am

    Every single person looks good. Lovely shots too.

  4. Dee

    April 5, 2017 at 9:37 am

    Bolanle’s shoes??

  5. Josephine

    April 5, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Jade is beauty and brains.

  6. rick

    April 5, 2017 at 10:03 am

    All I can say is JADE!!! JADE!! JADE!!!

  7. JADE!

    April 5, 2017 at 10:20 am

    JADE!!!! Go girl!

  8. Ewa ALi

    April 6, 2017 at 7:59 am

    FUnke is glowing?

  9. Na me

    April 12, 2017 at 7:19 am

    Is Funke Akindele pregnant? :O :O Congrats oo

    I hope filmone will be distributing this film ooo? It must break box office

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