WAPTV Acquires Fresh Nigerian Movies

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Tosin Clegg

The management of WAPTV, Nigeria’s foremost Family Entertainment TV Channel has completed a ground-breaking acquisition of the Broadcast Rights of over 500 hours of English, Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba movies produced by prominent Nigerian film-makers. This new batch of movies, which would commence airing from 1st January 2021, feature top-notch performances by some of the biggest stars across Nigeria, including Genevieve Nnaji, Ali Nuhu, Sola Sobowale, Chinwetalu Agu, Mercy Johnson, Richard Mofe Damijo, Regina Daniels, Femi Adebayo, Ini Edo, Ramsey Nouah, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Yul Edochie, Nadia Buari, Aki & Pawpaw, Funke Akindele, Sani Danja, Patience Ozokwor, Desmond Elliot, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Nkem Owoh, Mercy Aigbe, Jide Kosoko, Tonto Dikeh, and many others.

The Managing Director of WAPTV, Wole Adenuga, said: “Since we launched in 2012, WAPTV has stayed true with our promise to provide our viewers with the very best indigenous content, suitable for the whole family. These hundreds of fresh movies are proudly-made-in-Nigeria content which is preferred by our viewers because it is more relatable, relevant, and ultimately more enjoyable”.