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Kemi Adetiba Releases Documentary Teaser For King Of Boys Sequel
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Kemi Adetiba Releases Documentary Teaser For King Of Boys Sequel

Filmmaker Kemi Adetiba has released a documentary teaser of the making of the sequel to her movie King of Boys. The 41-year-old shared the video on Instagram on Friday. The video featured several actors including Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Sola Sobowale, Nse Ikpe-Etim and Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD). King of Boys sequel is a Netflix original movie. Kemi has been teasing fans about the movie since they finished shooting in November 2020. She took to social media to announce that they were done on the set of the movie. “Can’t believe it, what a ride! Thank you everyone for the prayers and well wishes sent to guide us,” she wrote. Fans including singer Adekunle Gold have begged Kemi to release the movie. King of Boys is a 2018 Nigerian political thriller film written, co-pro...
‘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...
Filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba Celebrates Her 41st Birthday
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Filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba Celebrates Her 41st Birthday

Beautiful talented and celebrated Nigerian filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba, has celebrated her 41th birthday on Wednesday, January 8. The filmmaker and movie director shared a video of herself in work mode on Instagram to celebrate herself on her birthday. ‘YEEEEEEEEEEES!!! It’s my bai-daaaaayyy!! Thankful for all the messages of every kind. I’m grateful to you all. God is good!!!” she wrote. https://www.instagram.com/p/CJyQEQJAemx/?igshid=1dvjlkg4j6ftq Kemi Adetiba has since been receiving congratulatory messages from her fans who have taken to the social media to celebrate her on the special occasion. Adetiba is a trailblazer who never fails to create magic with her film productions. Her recent, successful movies have endeared quite a lot of Nigerians to her. Her King of Boys gro...
Kemi Adetiba Slams man who Said Busola Dakolo Used her rape case against Pastor Fatoyinbo to get Instagram verification
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Kemi Adetiba Slams man who Said Busola Dakolo Used her rape case against Pastor Fatoyinbo to get Instagram verification

Nigerian cinematographer, Kemi Adetiba has slammed a Twitter user who claimed that Timi Dakolo's wife, Busola used her rape case against Pastor Fatoyinbo to get an Instagram verification. @Emekauwadinma who commented on Busola's disclosure of an alleged attempt to sweep her case against the founder and senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) under the rug, alleged that she was clout chasing and gained all she wanted from the case. He also listed some of the things she gained as "Instagram account verification, becoming the face of rape victims and gaining lots of followers."   He tweeted;   Please let busola Dakolo go and sit down. She has gained almost all she wanted from the clot chasing. She has got her instagram account verified, become the fa...
COVID-19: 2020 Still Has More To Offer – Kemi Adetiba
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COVID-19: 2020 Still Has More To Offer – Kemi Adetiba

Filmmaker and music director Kemi Adetiba who is best known for her movies Wedding Party and King of Boys has said she believes the year 2020 still holds many promises unlike most people in the world who have written off the year as a year of total waste with Coronavirus pandemic. Adetiba made her opinion known through her Twitter and Instagram handles a few days ago. She tweeted, “Saw a tweet where person wrote they had canceled their goals for 2020 and replaced them with simply “staying alive.” I think 2020 still has more to offer. My dad once said to me “What you lose on the stretch, you gain on the curve.” I pray there is more once we round this bend.” The award-winning movie director went on to put up a long epistle on her Instagram page talking about the same thing. ...
Stephanie Coker Welcomes Her First Child With Her Husband, Olumide Aderinokun
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Stephanie Coker Welcomes Her First Child With Her Husband, Olumide Aderinokun

Media personality and actress, Stephanie Coker has welcomed her first child with her husband Olumide Aderinokun in the United Kingdom. Recall we reported in August 2019 that the couple who got married on the Greek Island of Mykonos in 2017 were expecting their first child. Stephanie Coker sparked speculation of welcoming her baby after she shared a short video in which proudly showed off her baby bump. Cinematographer and fiilmmaker, Kemi Adetiba confirmed that the actress has welcomed her first child via a comment she dropped on the post. She wrote "Fiiiiiiiiiiiinally. I can scream from the rooftops. Just bring my boo back safe and sound. That's all I want to know. Love you, my Steph-Steph. You're legit one my favorite people in the world" Stephanie Coker has also been getti...
Kemi Adetiba Reacts To Babcock Sex Tape
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Kemi Adetiba Reacts To Babcock Sex Tape

Movie director, Kemi Adetiba has advised the public to treat those seen in the viral Babcock sex tape with kindness and empathy. The sex tape involves a female student of Babcock and an allegedly expelled male student of the school having sex on what looked like a hospital bed. Social media reports state that the male student was expelled because of drug abuse and was at a rehab centre when the sex tape was made. Reacting to the viral video, Kemi Adetiba joined many who called for the protection of the girl so as to prevent her from committing suicide out of shame. There is a video currently trending on the internet. I would ask that you please treat those involved with kindness & empathy. I also pray the young lady involved realizes this isn't the end of the world. If you'r...
Oby Ezekwesili Names Genevieve Nnaji, Kemi Adetiba, Others As Role Models
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Oby Ezekwesili Names Genevieve Nnaji, Kemi Adetiba, Others As Role Models

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has named several leading women as role models for young women in Nigeria. Ezekwesili began a campaign on Thursday on popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter to help young women follow fellow women they admire in order to reach their goals. Among the names she nominated as role models for young women are Nollywood actresses, Joke Silva, Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Adesua Etomi. She also nominated the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) journalist, Kiki Mordi. Ezekwesili also named Nigerian music video director, filmmaker, and television director, Kemi Adetiba, journalist Kadaria Ahmed, beauty entrepreneur and lawyer, Tara Fela-Durotoye; CNN journalist, Stephanie Busari among others.
Kunle Afolayan’s ‘The Figurine’ Now Available On Netflix
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Kunle Afolayan’s ‘The Figurine’ Now Available On Netflix

Since announcing its plan to invest in the African film industry, Netflix has acquired “King of Boys” directed by Kemi Adetiba and several other Nigerian movies. The latest is to join the popular American streaming platform is “The Figurine (Araromire)” by Kunle Afolayan, a Nigerian actor and director. It started streaming yesterday, October 1, 2019. The 2009 suspenseful thriller tells the story of a pair of friends who have good fortune after discovering a mystical sculpture in an abandoned shrine. Their good luck continues for seven years until things start to change for the worse. It was written by Kemi Adesoye, produced and directed by Afolayan. He also plays a major role in the movie alongside Ramsey Nouah and Omoni Oboli. The Figurine was first released at the 2009 Ro...
Five Highest-grossing Nigerian Films So Far
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Five Highest-grossing Nigerian Films So Far

The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai This is a 2017 romantic comedy drama film directed by Niyi Akinmolayan. It is a sequel to The Wedding Party, which was released in December 2016. Principal photography for the film, which was shot in Lagos and Dubai, began in May 2017. It is currently the highest grossing Nigerian film of all time with N512,000,000 domestic gross. The Wedding Party The 2016 romantic comedy drama film was directed by Kemi Adetiba. It premiered on 8 September 2016 at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada and on 26 November 2016 at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos. The film was released worldwide on 16 December 2016, and became the highest grossing Nigerian film; a record which was broken in 2017 by its sequel The Wedding Party 2. Chief...
AMAA 2019 Nominees, Nomination List: ‘King Of Boys’, ‘The Delivery Boy’ Lead
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AMAA 2019 Nominees, Nomination List: ‘King Of Boys’, ‘The Delivery Boy’ Lead

‘King of Boys’, ‘The Delivery Boy’ have emerged the movies with the highest nomination at 2019 AMAA. Kemi Adetiba’s ‘King of Boys’ and Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe’s ‘The Delivery Boy’ lead nomination list ahead of 2019 AMAA. Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe’s ‘The Delivery Boy’ picked up 12 nominations including Best Actress while Kemi Adetiba’s ‘King of Boys’ pulled eight nominations including Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Movie Academy Awards, the jury released the nomination list on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, in a live broadcast by the Jury President, Asantewa Adetunji. Other Nigerian films nominated include ‘Up north’, Beverly Naya’s documentary, ‘Skin’, ‘Lara and the Beat’, ‘Hello Rain’, ‘Make Room...
Kemi Adetiba Confirms Plans To Make ‘King Of Boys’ 2
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Kemi Adetiba Confirms Plans To Make ‘King Of Boys’ 2

10 months after the premiere of Kemi Adetiba’s groundbreaking thriller, ‘King Of Boys,’ she has hinted plans to shoot a second phase. In a tweet on Monday, August 26, 2019, Adetiba tweeted about her efforts at making another phase of the film. However, the filmmaker refused to clarify if the intended ‘King Of Boys 2’ will be a prequel or sequel to the first franchise. “So, finally tackled the scene where Makanaki and Odogwu Malay meet (read as confront) each other for the first time in KOB 2... And..” she tweeted. The tweet got fans of the film and the filmmaker expressing opinions on what shape the script should take. Adetiba was quick to inform fans that she’s afraid to share the script with anyone including the actors saying she might need to have the crew and ca...
International Women’s Day: Anto Lecky Recreates Photos Of Nigerian Women Who Inspire Her
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International Women’s Day: Anto Lecky Recreates Photos Of Nigerian Women Who Inspire Her

To celebrate International Women's Day yesterday, former Big brother Naija housemate, Anto Lecky has recreated photos of some Nigerian women who inspire her professionally and personally. These women according to her have been able to break barriers professionally while dealing with personal issues impeccably. She recreated photos of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Chioma Ajunwa, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ameyo Adadevoh, Mo Abudu, Tiwa Savage, Genevieve Nnaji, Nike Davies-Okundaye, Kemi Adetiba and Linda Ikeji. She wrote; "This International Women’s Day, I pay tribute to some Nigerian women who inspire me professionally and personally, who have been able to break barriers professionally, while dealing with personal issues impeccably. You should know who all of these women are alre...
Peter Obi Apologises To Kemi Adetiba After Been Harassed At Lagos Airport
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Peter Obi Apologises To Kemi Adetiba After Been Harassed At Lagos Airport

Vice Presidential aspirant Peter Gregory Obi has reacted to the thread shared by filmmaker Kemi Adetiba in which she accused customs officers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, of harassment and attempted extortion. According to the filmmaker, she was disrespected by customs officers when their attempt to bully her and shake her down for money didn't work. Following her experience, Ms Adetiba lamented about the state of affairs in Nigeria and how corruption has eaten so deep. In reply, Peter Obi apologised to her for her experience and suggested what can be done to make things better. He wrote: Hello Kemi. Congratulations on your blockbuster film, #KingOfBoys. I’m sorry you went through that experience. I agree that things can be better. How? Press ...
Ebuka slays on premiere of Kemi Adetiba’s new movie
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Ebuka slays on premiere of Kemi Adetiba’s new movie

Nigerian media personality, Ebuka, is back on headlines over his outfit to the premiere of Kemi Adetiba’s new movie ‘King of Boys’. Here are red carpet photos of Ebuka; The movie follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, (played by Sola Sobowale) a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and a promising political future. She is a pillar in the society loved by many, feared by most, and truly known by a select few. As her political ambitions see her outgrowing the underworld connections responsible for her considerable wealth, she is drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear. The movie which tackles societal tropes such as political conflict, sibling rivalry, and corruption, is set to feature stand out performances from rap duo, Reminisc...
Watch The Official Trailer Of Kemi Adetiba’s New Movie, King Of Boys Featuring Sola Sobowale, Adesua Etomi, Jide Kosoko, Reminisce
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Watch The Official Trailer Of Kemi Adetiba’s New Movie, King Of Boys Featuring Sola Sobowale, Adesua Etomi, Jide Kosoko, Reminisce

Prolific movie director, Kemi Adetiba, has released the trailer for her much anticipated movie, King of Boys. The movie which will hit the cinemas on October 26th, has the likes of Sola Sobowale, Adesua Etomi, iLLBLISS, Jide Kosoko, Akin Lewis, Toni Tones, Paul Sambo, Reminisce, Sharon Ooja, starring in it. 'King of Boys' is a suspense-filled movie which has Sola Sobowale star as 'Laburu' a rootless matriarch who would do anything to get what she wants. Watch the beautiful trailer below
BBNaija’s BamBam and Toyin Abraham star in FalztheBahdGuy’s newly released video
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BBNaija’s BamBam and Toyin Abraham star in FalztheBahdGuy’s newly released video

Big Brother Naija Season 3 housemate, Bamike ‘BamBam’ Olawunmi has been featured alongside Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham in the newly released visuals for FalztheBahdGuy’s latest single, Child of the World. BamBam plays Abraham’s daughter who falls victim of a number of circumstances after she was raped by her own uncle. After contacting HIV and attempting suicide, she finds her way back home to her praying mother who receives her in a warm embrace. BamBam later goes on an advocacy mission educating others about rape and other such social ills. ‘Child of the World’ is directed by Kemi Adetiba, the leggy director responsible for the highly successful, The Wedding Party movie. She shared on Instagram, “I had a great time shooting this one and working the amazing @toyin_abraham a...
Kemi Adetiba Says Prayer Is Only Solution To Nigeria Problem
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Kemi Adetiba Says Prayer Is Only Solution To Nigeria Problem

Yesterday, tragedy on Otedola bridge led to the hashtag #PrayForNigeria but some people have criticized those saying prayers will not solve Nigeria's problems and what we need is action. But filmmaker Kemi Adetiba is of the opinion that prayer is equally important and she has addressed those shaming people for praying for Nigeria. Read her thoughts below.    
Kemi Adetiba Narrates How Mother Manipulated Her Kids To Help In The Killing Of Their Father
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Kemi Adetiba Narrates How Mother Manipulated Her Kids To Help In The Killing Of Their Father

Music video director and filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba has taken to her instastory to narrate how a woman killed her husband with the help of her children. Now the children are grown and feel guilty. One of them has even confessed. Kemi wants to know if it is right for them to be fully punished under the law or not now that they know their right from left.
“I Want Your Fruit Of The Womb” – Lady Crushes On Anthony Joshua
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“I Want Your Fruit Of The Womb” – Lady Crushes On Anthony Joshua

Nigerian-Born British World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, is currently one of the most sought after bachelors in Nigeria with celebrities like Kemi Adetiba, Uriel Oputa and Toke Makinwa crushing on him. Anthony innocently posted a photo of himself with the caption “fresh fruit platter to start the day”. This got lots of ladies crushing and commenting but most notable id that of this obsessed female fan who said “the only fruit she wants from him is the fruit of the womb”. Perhaps she doesn’t mind being his baby mama. See their conversation below. In another news, Nigerian music producer, Don Jazzy has reacted to the viral news reports of monkeys carting away over N70 million.
Adesua Etomi, Reminisce, Sola Sobowale, Omoni Oboli, Osas Ighodaro To Star In Kemi Adetiba’s “King Of Boys”
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Adesua Etomi, Reminisce, Sola Sobowale, Omoni Oboli, Osas Ighodaro To Star In Kemi Adetiba’s “King Of Boys”

Last year, ace filmmaker Kemi Adetiba revealed she had a new movie in the works and to say the least, we were pretty excited. Fast forward 2018, she made the official announcement that her film titled “King of Boys“ was going to be released this year, and this left us wondering which actors were going to make up the cast. Thankfully, we don’t have to wonder anymore as movie and music stars have been sharing photos on their various Instagram pages letting us know they are featuring in the movie. The movie will feature stars such as Adesua Etomi, Reminisce, Sola Sobowale, Omoni Oboli, Osas Ighodaro, Akin Lewis, Nedu, Paul Sambo, Toni Tones, Ademola Adedoyin and many more.
‘The Wedding Party 2’ Breaking Box Office Records In London, Nigeria
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‘The Wedding Party 2’ Breaking Box Office Records In London, Nigeria

According to the latest data released by the producers of ‘The Wedding Party 2’, the film has grossed 312 million naira in just 18 days. The successful, romantic comedy film “The Wedding Party 2” has since its December 15, 2017, release, soared in London and Nigeria, breaking records. According to the latest data released by the producers, the Niyi Akinmolayan film has grossed 312 million naira in just 18 days. Its success started with it racking in 20 million naira on its opening day, becoming the biggest opening day in Nollywood. The momentum continued into the week, as the film hauled 100 million naira in just five days. Directed by Akinmolayan, “The Wedding Party 2” boasts a star-studded cast that includes Ricard Mofe-Damijo, Sola Sobowale, Enyinna Nwigwe, Adesua Etomi, Patience Ozo...
Check Out Kemi Adetiba’s Hilarious Birthday Message To Lynxx
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Check Out Kemi Adetiba’s Hilarious Birthday Message To Lynxx

Today is singer/rapper Lynxx's birthday and filmmaker Kemi Adetiba, has penned a hilarious but sweet message to celebrate him on this day. Sharing a photo of Lynxx rocking a headgear, she wrote; 'Happy birthday Ugly.Yes. Yes. Yes, I know... My birthday is round the corner, and you'll get me back? May the Grace of the Lord always be your shade and refuge. You're an aiiiiiight *insert hand weigh wiggle gesture here* friend, so I guess we'll keep you for another year ??‍♀️ Cake, firewood rice and small chops on YOU... We'll bring the appetite ? ?'
Not Having Kids Or Being Married, Doesn’t Make Me Less Of A Woman – Kemi Adetiba
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Not Having Kids Or Being Married, Doesn’t Make Me Less Of A Woman – Kemi Adetiba

Filmmaker Kemi Adetiba has made it known she is not less of a woman becuase she isn't married or have kids. She shares a video of Black-ish star Tracee Eliss Ross on her page and wrote; “Before the “miss the point” folks start running rogue in my comment section, Tracee Ellis Ross has never once said she never wants to be married or have children. What she is saying however, is that because she currently has neither, some people choose to invalidate all of her personal achievements and growth. Their line of reasoning is her life is yet to have TRUE meaning until a husband and child punctuate her entire existence. This struck a chord as I get this all the time. I will be 38 in just over a month and a half, and while I would LOVE to be married (to my God-chosen companion, and best f...
Kemi Adetiba Calls Out Power Company Over Fallen Electricity Poll And Lack Of Power Supply
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Kemi Adetiba Calls Out Power Company Over Fallen Electricity Poll And Lack Of Power Supply

Filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba shared photos of a damaged electricity pole which has been left unattended to for over two weeks in her estate in Lekki Phase 1. She revealed that they reported the issue to the necessary bodies but nothing has been done about it. Read what she wrote below... So about 2 weeks ago, the heavy rains brought down this electricity pole which furnishes a good measure of the Estate I live in. TWO WEEKS ago!!! Now this ELECTRICITY pole remains EXACTLY in this same state and position till this very second (dangling wires and all). To go with this abysmal cocktail is the fact that we haven't had a blink of electricity as well since then. The matter has been reported to the power company, we've flagged down officials on the road to tell them about this as well, but still not...
Kemi Adetiba Sends Sexy Message To Anthony Joshua
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Kemi Adetiba Sends Sexy Message To Anthony Joshua

Filmmaker Kemi Adetiba, is not shy to go after what she wants.The beautiful lady shared a sexy photo of herself lying on a bed with a message to boxing champion, Anthony Joshua.She wrote:Dear Anthony... Please ignore all the sorcery@latashalagos is posting up on her Instagram for you to see. She is really a size 0 in real life. This one is for you... just in case you're having a hard time getting up this morning. See you in Lagos 💋 #Toodles
I Have Given Myself 2-5 Years To Win An Oscar – Kemi Adetiba
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I Have Given Myself 2-5 Years To Win An Oscar – Kemi Adetiba

Award winning filmmaker Kemi Adetiba‘s recently sat down for a chat with CNN’s “African Voices” where she shared some inspiring tales about herself and work ethics.Speaking on her succesful movie THE WEDDING PARTY, Kemi said she knew the movie would be a success because of her approach towards making the movie which was that:The greatest thing you can do for yourself is every time you have the opportunity to handle someone’s project, knock it out the park, and that is what I live by every day.On this week's episode of CNN’s “African Voices”, Kemi Adetiba opened up about her career, her next moves and why the series “King Women” is so important to her.On why she decided on being behind the cameras: “I was...
Father & Daughter: Kemi & Dele Adetiba Covers Genevieve Magazine’s June 2017 Issue
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Father & Daughter: Kemi & Dele Adetiba Covers Genevieve Magazine’s June 2017 Issue

Notable movie Director of The Wedding Party, and the producer of King Woman; Kemi Adetiba along with her dad advertising guru and former CEO of Lintas, Dele Adetiba grace the Father’s Day issue for Nigeria’s prestigious Genevieve Magazine. The magazine’s June 2017 issue is dedicated to a child’s first hero; The father. It is a celebration of fathers and the roles they play in a child’s life. According to the magazine, the words, body language and relationship between this father and daughter is one most millennials will like to have.     Credits Styling:  Ifeoma Odogwu | @Ifeomaodogwu Photographed:  Moussa Moussa |@Moussamoussa Makeup & Grooming:  Mary-Jane Ohobu for Zaron | @Mary-JaneOhobu Makeup assistant:  Elizabeth Allu | @Facesbykoco Hair:  Austine A...
Jude Okoye, Teebillz, Toolz, Kemi Adetiba, Stephaine Coker, Lynxx And More Attend Banky W & Adesua’s Intro Afterparty
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Jude Okoye, Teebillz, Toolz, Kemi Adetiba, Stephaine Coker, Lynxx And More Attend Banky W & Adesua’s Intro Afterparty

The introduction between the families of Bankole 'BankyW' Wellington and Adesua Tolulope Etomi held in Ikoyi, Lagos on Saturday. The after party was attended by the couple's family and friends, including; Teebillz, Kemi Adetiba,l, Nobke Igwe, Stephaine Coker and her husband Olumide, Lynxx, Peter and Jude Okoye, Lola Maja, Tosyn Bucknor, Adebola Williams, Tony Elumelu, Gbenro and Osas Ajibade, amongst others. 
Kemi Adetiba Debunks Rumors Of Rift With Mo Abudu
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Kemi Adetiba Debunks Rumors Of Rift With Mo Abudu

Following the announcement by CEO of Ebonylife TV, Mo Abudu that there would be a sequel to last year’s blockbuster, “The Wedding Party“, a lot of questions have been concerning the replacement of Kemi Adetiba as director. Speaking exclusively to Linda Ikeji’s Blog, Kemi Adetiba herself reiterated that she’s still good friends with Mo and there was no bad blood between them. She said:There’s really nothing to it, I’m still very good friends with the house, I speak to them everyday. I don’t want to make a statement right now, I’m still very close to Mo Abudu there’s no phony business going on. A statement will be out soon though Niyi Akinmolayan is the replacement directing the sequel:
Nigerian Celebrities Congratulate Banky W And Adesua Etomi On Their Engagement
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Nigerian Celebrities Congratulate Banky W And Adesua Etomi On Their Engagement

Banky W and Adesua Etomi are engaged and just like their fans, Nigerian Celebrities can't keep calm. Don Jazzy, Adekunle Gold, casts of "The Wedding Party movie" and other celebrities have congratulated the couple on their engagement. 1. AY Makun, said: congratulations to @bankywellington and @adesuaetomi.... this is for real. i am happy for you guys. 2. Richard Mofedamijo wrote: Awwww... My babies, your love brings happiness to my spirit and tears of joy to my heart. I'm proud of the man you @bankywellington are and you my sweetheart @adesuaetomi are one of the few young people who give me hope in this generation. That both of you know Christ the way you do and love him with your hearts is such a joy. Now that we've gone public, let's go wild with the wedding planning. Papa bear is ...
The Wedding Party 2: Niyi Akinmolayan Replaces Kemi Adetiba As Movie Director
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The Wedding Party 2: Niyi Akinmolayan Replaces Kemi Adetiba As Movie Director

On April 1, 2017 Mo Abudu, CEO of Ebony life TV announced that filming for the second installment of 'The Wedding Party' had commenced and we couldn't help but notice that Kemi Adetiba who directed the first part of the award winning and highly commercially successful movie was missing in action. Niyi Akinmolayan replaced Kemi Adetiba as the director for the part two of the movie. We reached out to Kemi to find out why she's no longer on the project and she told us, 'there's really nothing to it, I'm still very good friends with the house, I speak to them everyday. I don't want to make a statement right now, I'm still very close to Mo Abudu there's no phony business going on. A statement will be out soon though'.
Part 2 Of 2016 Blockbuster, Wedding Party Is Loading
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Part 2 Of 2016 Blockbuster, Wedding Party Is Loading

The 2016 blockbuster movie, The Wedding Party, a Nigerian romantic comedy drama film , directed by Kemi Adetiba and premiered on 8 September 2016 at Tiff Toronto and on 26 November 2016 at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos will be back again. The director of "The Wedding Party," Kemi Adetiba, is not returning for the recently announced sequel. The sequel which commenced shoot on May 1, 2017, is being directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, who is popular for "Out of Luck," "The Arbitration," "Room 315," and "Falling." "The Wedding Party" isn't Akinmolayan's first film with one of the producers of the movie, Inkblot Productions. His movies "Out of Luck" and "The Arbitration" were produced by the production company. In "The Wedding Party" sequel Nonso (Enyinna Nwigwe), has continued his romanc...
Kemi Adetiba Stuns On The Cover Of Accelerate TV, Talks About Her Inspiring King Women Series
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Kemi Adetiba Stuns On The Cover Of Accelerate TV, Talks About Her Inspiring King Women Series

Kemi Adetiba’s King Women series is a must watch. In a new interview with Accelerate TV, the filmmaker talks about her inspiration and goal behind the series. See excerpts from her interview below. On her inspiration for the series: A lot of people ask me the question, ‘why the name King Women?’ I have had people ask me, are you trying to say that queens are not as strong and important as kings?’ And that’s not the case at all. Now let me tell you a story. When I was about 13 years old, I remember I was in my mom’s room watching her put on her makeup. Her younger brother, the youngest of the family had just come back from The States and he was there just teasing her, like brothers and sisters do. He was poking her in the ribs and he kept on going ‘Obong Awan, Obong Awan’ and my mom w...
Kemi Adetiba Addresses People Who Send Her Unsolicited Movie Scripts
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Kemi Adetiba Addresses People Who Send Her Unsolicited Movie Scripts

Nigerian Filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba took to her Twitter to address people who send her unsolicited movie scripts and ideas, saying she has a first degree in law and knows how these things work. Recall that Jude Idada had accused Omoni Oboli of copyright infringement on the “Okafor’s Law” movie, adding that she stole his story idea for the movie in September 2016. "I thoroughly understand the drive and hunger to break out, but you really shouldn't send out finished scripts or film ideas without some written legal protection anyway. I appreciate it, but I delete as soon as I see the words "...this great idea/script." I have a first degree in law.. I ain't playing with y'all."
Sola Sobowale Steals The Show At ‘Wedding Party’ Record Breaking Party
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Sola Sobowale Steals The Show At ‘Wedding Party’ Record Breaking Party

Nigerian actress, Sola Sobowale stepped out looking beautiful for the record breaking party of 'The Wedding Party' movie. Garbed in a sexy blue/black gown the actress was the cynosure of all eyes as she stepped on stage to when the movie director, Kemi Adetiba gave a resounding speech about her role in the movie. The stars of the popular 'Wedding Party' movie threw a party to celebrate smashing Nigeria Box office record after it raked in N450 million from cinemas.
Kemi Adetiba is The Hottie of The Day!!!
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Kemi Adetiba is The Hottie of The Day!!!

Music and Video director, Kemi Adetiba is not only a hardworking lady, she's also a very beautiful and creative one at that. Kemi shared this picture on social media with caption:
Kemi Adetiba Turns Ram!!!
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Kemi Adetiba Turns Ram!!!

Video director, Kemi Adetiba shared a picture of herself on Instagram with caption "Who Wants to Buy Ram". lol. Her hair though.
David Oyelowo, Mo Abudu, RMD, Sola Sobowale, Kemi Adetiba, Banky W & More at The World Premiere of ‘The Wedding Party’
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David Oyelowo, Mo Abudu, RMD, Sola Sobowale, Kemi Adetiba, Banky W & More at The World Premiere of ‘The Wedding Party’

'The Wedding Party' premiered on the opening night of TIFF 2016 as a selection and most talked about film in the Spotlight City to City programme. The premiere received an arousing response from the full capacity Elgin Theatre audience in Toronto, Canada. RMD and Sola Sobowale were huge hits with the audience who laughed all the way through the Kemi Adetiba-directed romcom.  

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