Gangs Of Lagos: Here Is What Netizens Have To Say About New Nollywood Movie



Gangs of Lagos
Aerial view of Isale Eko, Lagos Island, (Phot Credit: Gangs of Lagos)

Kadara, destiny… who decides when we are born…“, Obalola‘s (played by Tobi Bakre) opening statement in the latest Jade Osiberu’s movie project, Gangs of Lagos.

Netizens have taken to their respective social media accounts to applaud the effort of the Gangs of Lagos movie director, Jade Osiberu alongside the professionalism of the lead actors and supporting characters.

The crime drama, the first Amazon Original film from Africa, follows three friends chasing their dreams and destiny on the dangerous streets of Isale Eko. Tobi Bakre takes the lead as Obalola, supported by Adesua Etomi-Wellington (Gift) and Chike-Ezekpeazu Osebuka (Ify).

Adesua played the role of Ify

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With these three leading the cast, the movie takes us into a relatable, layered crime world of corruption, drug dealing, protection rackets, human trafficking, theft, and murder.

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Other high-profile casts include Chioma Akpotha, Bimbo Ademoye, Zlatan Ibile, Iyabo Ojo and Tayo Faniran.

Nigerian comedian and skitmaker, Black Kamoru played the role of Terrible, a political thug.

The film is co-produced by Osiberu and Kemi Lala Akindoju.

Following the movie release on Friday, pundits have predominantly given the movie a positive remark. Some commentators have applauded the team for the maverick approach in creating the blockbuster.

Several people lauded the movie for it’s purposeful dialogue; additionally, the action-packed moments left an indelible impression in the hearts of the viewers.

Below is a cross-section from netizens,

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