As we close for the year, our next edition promises to be exciting as we hold “Nolly Thursdays Christmas Special” This edition will hold on the 15th of December at Genesis Cinemas Palms Site, Lekki Lagos. Our special guest for this edition is Olubankole Wellington for the movie “THE WEDDING PARTY” and will be supported by ADESUA ETOMI and IRETI DOYLE
Olubankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W who started his career in 2002, He is a renowned artiste, brand ambassador and director. Bankole Wellington over the years has won numerous awards. Notable amongst them are Best Male Vocal Performance, Hip hop World Awards 2009 for his music ‘Don’t Break My Heart’ and R&B Single of the year and 2010 Hip Hop World Awards for his music ‘Strong Ting’. His first feature movie “The wedding party” showing at cinemas from 16th December 2016, is expected to be highly successful.
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Adesua Etomi dubbed “The New Princess of the Silver Screen”, has featured in many Nollywood movies. Notable amongst them are Knocking on Heavens Door (2014), Solider Story (2015), and Arbitration (2016). Known for her astounding performances, Adesua has won many awards to include Best New Actress Nollywood Reinvented Awards(2014), Discovery of the Year, Golden Movie Awards (2015), Actress of the Year – Big screen ELOY Awards (2015) and Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series) Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (2016).
Ireti Doyle is a Nigerian actress, an award winning and popular TV presenter and producer. She began her acting career in 1995 in a TV series titled “Riddles and hopes” She made her debut on the popular Nigerian Soap Opera “Tinsel” which has made over 1,000 episodes. She has featured in several Nollywood films including “Fifty” and was nominated for Best Actress in a leading role at Best of Nollywood Awards (2013).
“The Wedding Party” is a story on the shenanigans that go on during the planning of a wedding in Nigeria. Between matchmaking attempts on the bridal train, a wedding planner on a mission to succeed, the unruly behaviour of some ‘village’ guests. It centres on Dozie and Dunni’s wedding. Dunnin’s uncertainty about her new husband’s faithfulness during the time of their courtship, amidst colourful aso-ebi, eclectic music, small chops, and souvenir drama, we begin to wonder whether Dunni and Dozie will get through their wedding reception unscathed.
P.S: Nolly Thursdays will air on TrybeTv (GoTVngCh.97) by 5:30pm and ONTV (UHF Ch.41, GoTV Ch.96) by 7:30pm