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"Nolly Thursdays" Omoni Oboli to headline next edition of Nollywood industry night

The next edition of GDC's Nolly Thursdays will hold on April 14, 2016, and the special guest is Omoni Oboli.

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Omoni Oboli to headline next edition of Nolly Thursdays

"Nolly Thursdays" which has been described as the new Industry Night" for the Nigerian film industry, is geared towards promoting and celebrating Nollywood movies (old and new) in the cinema.



The next edition of the event is set to hold on Thursday, April 14, 2016, with Omoni Oboli headlining. Oboli's latest movie "Wives on Strike,"  will also screen at event.

Omoni Oboli is an actress, director and producer, who studied Foreign Languages at the University of Benin, majoring in French.

In 1996, while still at the university, she shot her first film. She then took a 10 year break, got married, and returned to the screen in 2009 with the movie "Entanglement". 2010 saw Omoni feature in the award-winning film "The Figurine," which won the Best Picture award at the 2010 Africa Movie Academy Awards.

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"Wives on Strike"

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Omoni's "Wives on Strike" features a blend of Nollywood talents, such as Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha, Ufuoma McDermott, Kehinde Bankole, Kalu Ikeagwu, Julius Agwu, Kenneth Okonkwo among others. The movie 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.

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Watch "Wives on Strike" trailer below.

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