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Netizens react as Funke Akindele’s ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ grosses N1bn


Netizens are buzzing with excitement as they celebrate Funke Akindele’s latest cinematic masterpiece, “A Tribe Called Judah,” which has made waves, entering the exclusive billion-naira club and setting a new record in Nollywood.

The movie grossed an impressive one billion, sixty million, seven hundred and eleven thousand, four hundred and ninety-one Naira, securing its place as the first-ever Nollywood film to achieve this remarkable feat within a short period.

Reacting to the news, Funke Akindele expressed her gratitude on Instagram, stating, “Thank you, LORD. Thank you NIGERIA!!!! Thank you GHANA!!!!” The movie’s incredible success, grossing over one billion Naira, has positioned it as the first-ever Nollywood film to achieve such a feat in a remarkably short period.

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Fellow celebrities and fans took to social media to extend their congratulations.

@chiomakpotha wrote ‘We nor go gree till we give am point… 1. 999 Billion ! Leggooooooo’

@Omonioboli ‘YOU DID IT 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 Thank you for shattering that ceiling Funke! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 Nollywood thanks you! We are so proud!!! A POWER HOUSE 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Number 1 🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇 May God keep you for us my queen ❤️❤️❤️❤️’

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@Tokemakinwa asserted ‘Didn’t I tweet this???? Congratulations Afunkyyyyy. Very well deserved’ sis ❤️

@Sharonooja ‘Aunty!!!!!!!! Seeeeee God !!!!! Congratulations aunty!!!!!!!!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️’

@Realwarripikin ‘This is soo Amazing 🔥 Congratulations again 2billion loading 💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃’

@Adedamee ‘Why am I not surprised 🙂🥰❤️❤️❤️

@Hairbybeesroots ‘A queen and movie .. this movie was mind blowing 👏👏👏’

@Crazeclown ‘But congratulations mama 🥳😩 tears of joy 🙌’

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Previously, Akindele held the title of the highest-grossing movie with “A Battle of Buka Street,” which earned 640 million Naira at the box office. With “A Tribe Called Judah,” she has now solidified her position as the highest-grossing filmmaker in Nollywood, surpassing industry stalwart Mo Abudu.

Presently, Akindele’s movies, including “A Tribe Called Judah,” “Battle On Buka Street,” and “Omo Ghetto The Saga,” top the Wikipedia Nollywood grossing table.