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Jenifa’s Diary gets 15th entry

Popular Nigerian comedy series Jenifa’s Diary has been renewed for a 15th season.

Funke Akindele

Created by and starring Nigerian actress Funke Akindele, the show centres on a village girl who relocates to the city of Lagos as she attempts to achieve success.

The new run will hit screens soon, with production already concluded. It will air on DStv channel 253, IrokoTV, Sceneone TV, GOtv channel 92/192 and StarTimes channel 109.

Jenifa’s Diary also stars Falz as Segun, Omotunde Adebowale as Adaku, Tobi Makinde as Timini, Ugwu Jacinta as Kiki and Joy Nice as Pelumi.


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Falz to make Hollywood TV debut

Nigerian rapper and comic Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, will feature in an original TV drama series from BLK Prime, a Silicon Valley-based subscription VoD platform.

Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana

Falz has announced he will be making his Hollywood debut on BLK Prime’s TV series Church. He will play lead character William Randolph Church, a charismatic Nigerian billionaire.

Falz, star of popular Nigerian TV series Jenifa’s Diary, said he is enthusiastic about this new role. “I am so excited to introduce my character to audiences around the world and to be a part of BLK Prime’s mission of offering diverse streaming entertainment worldwide.”

In a statement, Scott Scherer, senior VP of BLK Prime, said: “We’re thrilled to be working with Falz. With millions of fans around the world and nearly three million Instagram followers, Falz has proven to be a gifted performer with the ability to captivate an audience. Church is a complex character that will showcase Falz in a way audiences have never seen him before.”

Church is set to premiere worldwide on BLK Prime before the end of June. Falz made the announcement to his Instagram followers on Friday.

In 2016, Falz won the Africa Movies Viewer’s Choice Awards for Best in a Comedy Series/Movie, making him the first musician to win the award.

Backed by EFC Investment Group, BLK Prime is an SVoD platform based in California and is available on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Prime streaming services.

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