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5 Nollywood movies you should watch on Netflix this Yuletide

5 Nollywood movies you should watch on Netflix this Yuletide

Doris Ukaonu
5 Nollywood movies you should watch on Netflix this Yuletide

Detty December! Detty December! But do you have money? Just kidding, but the truth is you cannot have a detty December without planning to spend exorbitantly on the big parties and other fun-filled activities lined up for this festive season.

But you can Netflix and Chill on a budget. While this article is not about to guilt-trip you on changing your scheduled plans this yuletide, here are 5 Nollywood movies on Netflix that will not only give you a good laugh but will shape your senses in navigating through some vigorous real-life occurrences.


Bling Lagosians:

Written by Anthony Kehinde Joseph and directed and co-produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters, Bling Lagosians central theme exposes the fictitious life of acclaimed rich men and women in the society, ‘the one per cent of the one per cent’ as fondly referred in the movie. Though lacking a great deal of tension and suspense, the movie which was released in June 2019, offers a number of laughs and well-detailed opulence.

With the dominant use of English language and running for 97 minutes, Bling Lagosians stars prominent acts like Osas Ighodaro Ajibade,  Sharon Roja, Alexx Ekubo, Jimmy Odukoya, Toyin Abraham, Gbenga Titilayo, and Elvina Ibru

Pay Day: 

If you are itching to have genuine laughter this season, then Cheta Chukwu’s Pay Day has paid its dues. Starring  Baaj Adebule, Orwi Manny Ameh, and Aiyeola Bisola, the movie while making you laugh so much will make you reflect on the need for hard work, consistency and good friendship.

Pay Day tells the story of two flatmates and best friends, who get caught up in an overnight misadventure to recover their rent money to pay their dead landlord’s daughter.


New Money:

While some of you are of the opinion that money and fame don’t change people but depends on the personality of the individual, Tope Oshin’s New Money disagrees. The main character Toun played by Jemima Osunde is a 23-year-old salesgirl whose dreams of becoming a fashion designer comes to a standstill after receiving an unexpected inheritance from her absentee father.


Want to know how Toun assumed handled her new status? Then you should watch New Money. Other stars in the movie are Kate Henshaw, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Dakore Akande and Wale Ojo.


Moms At War: 

An Omoni Oboli comedy direct, Moms at War tells a story of two mothers who are ready to battle it nail and teeth with each other to ensure the success of their children. While one is a single mum, the other is entangled in a marriage fuelled with infidelity on the path of her husband. As fate would have it, their kids draw in a scholarship competition and the mothers have to decide who steps down.

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While Moms At War stars prominent actors like Omoni Oboli, Funke Akindele, Yul Edochie, Alvin Abayomi, Adetola Anifalaje and Sharon Ooja, it also spans across marriage, raising kids and friendship.


King Of Boys:

King Of Boys narrates the story of a businesswoman, philanthropist and promising political figure, Alhaja Eniola Salami. Although owing a questionable past and feared by all and sundry, she remains a pillar of the society.

Played by Sola Sobowale, the main character Eniola is enveloped in a quagmire of a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear. Contrary to the saying do not bite the finger that fed you, she gets bitten the umpteenth time. Will she survive the harsh realities and remain the King Of Boys?

King Of Boys was released in October 2018. It was directed by Kemi Adetiba and stars good actors like Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Reminisce, Toni Tones and Paul Sambo.



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