Funke Akindele’s movie ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ becomes first Nollywood film to hit N1bn

DAILY GIST HUB gathered that Funke Akindele’s new movie titled , ‘A Tribe Called Judah’, has become the first Nollywood movie to surpass N1 billion at the box office.


‘A Tribe Called Judah’ earned N1 billion in three weeks after it was released.


This disclosure was made by the FilmHouse Group CEO, Kene Okwuosa, who announced the historical feat in a statement on Thursday, noted that the world is witnessing a golden era for Nigerian cinema.



“ Funke Akindele’s film has not only captivated audiences but has also proven the resilience of Nigerian cinema in the face of global streaming giants like Netflix and Prime Video,” the statement added.


‘A Tribe Called Judah’ became the first Nollywood movie to gross over N113 million in its opening weekend after it was released on December 15 2023, in cinemas.



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