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Udoka Oyeka Actor set for his lead role debut in movie about Boko Haram

"Nollywood hasn't done anything yet on Boko Haram, so I thought we needed to use our craft to talk about the issue."

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Nollywood actor, Udoka Oyeka, who is popular for  his movie "Living Funeral," and his role as "Tsav" on "Tinsel" was recently a guest at Pulse TV studios.

In an exclusive interview, the actor spoke on his upcoming projects.

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Udoka Oyeka with Taiwo Ajayi Lycett, who plays his mother on "Tinsel."

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"So I have a film which is going to be my first film where I'm directing and playing the lead," the actor said.

"It's called "No Good Turn," and it deals with an immediate aftermath of a Boko Haram attack in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria. I think this is one film that everybody should watch out for. Nollywood hasn't done anything yet on Boko Haram, so I thought we needed to use our craft to talk about the issue."

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Onyeka Udoka is a Nigerian filmmaker who directed the movie "Living Funeral," which had 8 nominations at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards including Best Director, Best Movie Drama, Best Movie 2014, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress amongst others.

It also screened at the Cannes Film Festival, Durban International Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival in LA, among others.

Watch full interview below.

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