Netflix Naija Announces First-Ever Christmas original film ‘A Naija Christmas’

the first of its kind

Over the past year, Netflix Naija has got us covered with entertaining movies, shows, series, documentaries and more to keep us hooked to our screens. To round off the year, the streaming behemoth is already rolling out feel-good Christmas films and series to keep viewers engaged as we near towards the festive season.

Now, Netflix Naija has just recently announced the imminent arrival of the first-ever Nigerian Christmas original movie, ‘A Naija Christmas.’

The film which is slated for release on December 16 follows the unique lives of three brothers namely, Ugo, Chike, and Obi played by Efa Iwara, Abayomi Alvin and Kunle Remi alongside their mother who is played by the late Rachel Oniga. Set and filmed in Lagos, Nigeria, and directed by the highly talented director Kunle Afolayan, the star-studded film also includes appearances from a number of Nollywood faves including Mercy Johnson, Ade Laoye, Carol King and Linda Osifo. 

As eligible bachelors, their mother’s only Christmas wish is for her sons to find suitable wives and get married. The trio eventually surrenders to her urges to find a wife when she is on her sickbed during the festive season. The hilarious film finds them frantically searching for women to fulfil their ill mother’s wishes. 

Christmas in Lagos, marriage and fine suitors? What’s not to love.

Watch the trailer for ‘A Naija Christmas’ below.

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