"Jenifa's Diary" Funke Akindele reveals how she started TV series

Speaking at the fourth Nigerian Entertainment Conference, Akindele revealed how she was able to financially kick off the much loved "Jenifa's Diary."

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Nollywood diva, Funke Akindele

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In 2015, Funke Akindele announced the return of her hit movie "Jenifa'" to the small screen as "Jenifa's Diary".

The actress made the decision after she realized how much people love to hear that part of Jenifa in her.

Speaking at the fourth  Nigerian Entertainment Conference, the actress revealed how she was able to financially kick off the much loved series.

According to her, she started "Jenifa's Diary" with money from her endorsement deals. "I used my endorsement money to start "Jenifa’s Diary’’, the actress said.

Funke AKindele as Jenifa play

Funke AKindele as Jenifa

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Since its debut, the series has featured the actress alongside Banky W, Waje, Beverly Osu,  Lota Chukwu, Alex Ekubo, Ali Nuhu,  Toke Makinwa, Juliana Olayode, Falz Amechi Mounagor, Wunmi Obe and more.

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'Jenifa’s  Diary'  is a comedy television series that depicts the hilarious and amazing adventures of Suliat,  a.k.a Jenifa.

A secondary school dropout turned hairdresser who lives in a backwater town called Aiyetoro, Jenifa is loud, over-bearing, very opinionated, and an interesting character to watch.

Funke Akindele and Falz on set of 'Jenifa's Diary' play

Funke Akindele and Falz on set of 'Jenifa's Diary'

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"Jenifa's Diary" won Funke Akindele and Falz an Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award at the 2016 edition.

Watch a "Jenifa's Diary" trailer below.

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