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Toyin Abraham’s “Ijakumo” ranked worst movie of 2022, actress ignores h@ters as she takes bold steps

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Popular actress and producer, Toyin ABraham’s latest movie, “Ijakumo” has been ranked worst movie of 2022, by popular Instagram movie critic, Cinema Pointer.

Cinema Pointer, who is perceived as a Toyin Abraham secret hater by her fans released a list of Worst Movies in Cinema 2022 and Ijakumo took the lead.

Kemi Filani earlier reported about the review the critic gave the movie days ago.

Despite the negative review, the movie grossed 65 million naira in 5 days.

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“Worst Movies in Cinema 2022 🏆 These movies somehow found their way into Nigerian cinemas to deliver the most annoyance, pain & disappointment to viewers, from January to December of 2022 🇳🇬 🥂Congratulations to all winners.” Cinema Pointer wrote as they released the list.

The list of worst movies are as follows:

  1. Ijakumo
  2. Scream
  3. Money miss road
  4. Obsession
  5. Inside Life

“I have seen Ijakumo, and I can say categorically that it a great movie. The reviewer definitely has something against the makers of the movie. Ijakumo is a great movie. No cap ” One Teslim_tot commented.

“Hubby and I watched ijakumo at the cinema yesterday and to be honest I agree with you, I wish her fans will tell her the truth so that she can do better next time” One decortiles.ng commented, reacting to the list.

“Av watched ijakumo more than 3 times….THIS LADY DID HER BEST..THE MOVIE IS SO ENTERTAINING…..UR REVIEW IS OBVIOUSLY FROM A PLACE OF HATE!!!FEAR GOD ASHIERE!” One bisbarm_hairs wrote

One delicious_cookey wrote, “Hmmmmn!!! I read some comments here and I just had to sigh cos I don’t know what in the actual hell is wrong with some people. One of the reasons I hate Yoruba movies is this mediocrity. Let’s call a spade a spade! I love Toyin I swear. I love her person, her family, her humility, and so on. But then I won’t ever lie and say her movies are da bomb. She doesn’t make meaningful movies to be sincere. I get that some people are low-key dumb sha and sometimes they find “trash” very interesting. Only an intelligent person can read between the lines and not so many people have intelligence, unfortunately. I do tell my sisters and friends that Nollywood movies would only reduce one’s IQ. It’s a sad truth at the end of the day. Shalom!!!”

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Toyin Abraham takes Ijakumo to US, UK

Amidst the bad reviews and unceremonious award bagged by the movie, Toyin Abraham has announced that Ijakumo will be in the cinemas in the US and UK.

She wrote;

“USA and UK now is the time oooo🤪🤪🤪Tomorrow I will put up the link of where and how you can buy #IJAKUMO tickets and also the cities it will be showing in Yankee and UK🤜🤜🤜please let our sold out game be tight o🙏🙏Mo love yin pa and to everyone who has seen IJAKUMO (The born again stripper) Eshey Modupe o🙏🙏❤️❤️ Oya pls tell others that IJAKUMO is still showing in all cinemas in Nigeria and it’s too hot and too sweet not to watch and don’t forget it’s rated 18 “

 

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Double Tees Productions Unveils ‘Aiyefele’ – A Cinematic Masterpiece of Resilience and Redemption

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Double Tees Productions, a renowned film production company, is delighted to announce the upcoming cinema release of its highly anticipated epic film, “Aiyefele.”

Scheduled to premiere on April 5, 2024, at Odeon Cinema in major cities across the United Kingdom, “Aiyefele” promises audiences an unforgettable cinematic experience filled with emotion, intrigue, and profound storytelling.

Set against the backdrop of colonial Nigeria and 18th-century England, “Aiyefele” unfolds the captivating narrative of a community teetering on the brink of despair. Plagued by a devastating epidemic, the inhabitants grapple with the clash between their traditional beliefs and the “visitor ”
The community faces existential threats, battling against self-destructive customs and malevolent forces, until an unexpected figure emerges to lead them towards liberation and hope.

Featuring a stellar ensemble cast comprising esteemed actors from the UK and Nigeria, including Odun Adekola, Mercy Aigbe, Femi Branch, Lucien Morgan, Desiree Faust, Bimbo Oshin, Biola Adebayo, Rotimi Salami, Dapo Opayinka, and Lara Aiyeomoni, “Aiyefele” promises to immerse audiences in a world of profound loss, sacrifice, and self-reflection.

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Toyin Moore and Tayo Utomi, passionate independent producers known for their commitment to thought-provoking storytelling, spearhead the project.

With a dedication to artistic excellence, “Aiyefele” pushes the boundaries of cinema, offering viewers a transformative cinematic experience.

The distribution of “Aiyefele” is managed by Evrit Films, ensuring widespread accessibility to audiences across the UK.

Film Credits:

Executive Producers: Oluwatoyin Moore, Omotayo Utomi
Director: Seun Olaiya
Original Story: Toyin Moore
Director of Photography (DOP): Babatunde Taiwo
Script: Moshood Yakubu Olawale
Linear Producer: Olakunle Olabode

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UK Unit:

Producer: Toyin Moore
Director: Niyi Towolawi
Director of Photography (DOP): Babatunde Michael

For media inquiries and further information, please contact:

Tayo Utomi
Phone: +447506008654
Email: Tayoutomi@gmail.com

Toyin Moore
Phone: +447496115260
Email: oyemi10770@gmail.com

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K1 to Tinubu: Nigerians are crying, suffering, wailing daily over high cost of food, poor living condition

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Renowned musician King Wasiu Ayinde, popularly known as K1, has made an appeal to President Bola Tinubu, urging him to address the challenges faced by Nigerians amidst the soaring cost of living, food, and essential items.

K1, a staunch supporter of President Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress (APC), played a pivotal role in Tinubu’s presidential victory, leveraging his influence in entertainment and social circles.

In an open letter addressed to the President and also in a video, K1 emphasized the urgent need for a reassessment of economic policies to alleviate the burdens of ordinary Nigerians.

The musician particularly highlighted the alarming depreciation of the Naira against the U.S. dollar, which has contributed significantly to the prevailing economic hardships.

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Expressing concern over the mounting socio-economic cries and sufferings of the populace, K1 urged President Tinubu to implement measures that would provide relief to the common man.

He underscored the disillusionment among voters who, having supported Tinubu in the 2023 elections, now felt disheartened by the lack of visible improvements in their daily lives.

Acknowledging the accusations directed at him for influencing people’s votes, K1 remained optimistic that President Tinubu would soon enact policies to reverse the current tide.

Despite the criticisms, the musician reaffirmed his belief in Tinubu’s leadership and expressed hope that the president would prioritize the welfare of the Nigerian people.

As K1 urged a review of economic strategies, he also stressed the importance of pushing out palliatives to cushion the impact on citizens.

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The open letter served as both a plea and a call to action, encouraging President Tinubu to address the concerns of a nation in distress and reaffirm the faith placed in his leadership during the electoral process.

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Showmax unveils refreshed brand, expanded content lineup across Africa

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Showmax, the popular streaming service in Africa, has introduced its enhanced platform, featuring a refreshed brand and a vast content lineup, signaling a new era for viewers on the continent. This development comes ten months after MultiChoice, Comcast’s NBCUniversal, and Sky announced a collaborative streaming vision for Africa.

The revamped Showmax app is set to be available in app stores starting January 23, 2024, as part of a phased rollout across 44 markets. The streaming platform aims to offer an unparalleled streaming experience, with a focus on both local and international content.

A significant highlight is the introduction of the world’s first standalone Premier League plan for mobile, known as Showmax Premier League. Priced at just N2,900 a month, this plan will provide access to all 380 Premier League games, offering a game-changing product for football enthusiasts across Africa.

Showmax offers two additional plans: Showmax Entertainment on mobile for N1,200 a month and Showmax Entertainment for N2,500 a month. The diverse plans cater to various preferences and viewing habits, making streaming accessible to a broader audience.

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Opeoluwa Filani, the GM of Showmax Nigeria, emphasized the strategic pricing of the Showmax Premier League plan, aligning with the massive smartphone penetration and the significant football fanbase in Africa. Richard Masters, CEO of the Premier League, expressed delight at the initiative, recognizing Africa’s importance to the Premier League.

At the core of Showmax’s streaming ambitions is a robust technical platform built to scale. Leveraging the Peacock streaming platform, which is active in over 70 countries, Showmax benefits from a world-class infrastructure that has successfully delivered major events, including the Super Bowl, FIFA World Cup, Olympics, and WrestleMania.

Showmax’s content library is set to expand with the introduction of 21 new Showmax Originals in February, including five Nigerian Originals. The platform aims to produce over 1,300 hours of original content in the coming year, marking a 150% increase in production output.

Showmax’s partnership with Comcast’s NBCUniversal and Sky ensures access to a diverse range of international content, including titles from Universal Pictures, Focus Features, NBC, Peacock, DreamWorks Animation, and Telemundo. The content lineup spans movies, drama series, and original productions.

John Ugbe, CEO of West Africa at MultiChoice, emphasized Showmax’s focus on the African market, building on MultiChoice’s deep understanding of the continent. The streaming service aims to revolutionize streaming in Africa in 2024, with competitive pricing, offline viewing options, and a growing network of payment options.

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Existing Showmax customers will receive information on accessing the new app, with the complete rollout scheduled to be completed by February 12, 2024. Showmax’s commitment to delivering quality content and a seamless streaming experience positions it as a leading player in the African streaming landscape.

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