Basira in London Movie Premiere a Sold Out Success!

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Shebi I told you people to go and buy ticket, you people refused?

Hian!

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Wale Gates holding court ©Michael Tubes Photography

The premiere of Basira in London – a Philippa Abraham production starring Eniola Badmus – was a collage of Who’s Who in London.

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Wunmi Obe and the powerhouse behind it all – Philippa Abrahams ©Mtubes Photography

If you weren’t there, you missed the chance to see the true fabric of the Nigerian society in London – glitz, glamour, laughter and if you were lucky, you even got to go to the After Party!

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Timi Adegbite, Ayo Shonaiya, Yours Truly, Wale Gates and DJ Abass. Yes, we’re all thinking the same thing. ©Michael Tubes Photography

The event kicked off properly around 9pm, and the beautiful ladies and the gentlemen just kept pouring in! Very soon, Greenwich Odeon became a no-go zone as it was teeming with people waiting to see the stars arrive.

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Wunmi Obe and our gorgeous organisers and ticket administrators ©Michael Tubes Photography

Theodora Ibekwe-Oyebade did not disappoint in a flowing burgundy gown, she was all smiles and happiness on the night.

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Eniola Badmus. Hmmm…maybe this is the change that APC have been promising, because when  you see the trailers and the candid shots of the film – Basira being a complete razzoid in her Wellington boots and then she turns up on the red carpet? The change was nothing short of miraculous!

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All 6 screens were filled to capacity and the maestro DJ Abass of DJA Media was on hand to make sure that the event ran without a hitch and to add his special brand of feel-good factor to the shenanigans.

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The multi-faceted and super lovely Tola ‘Wise’ Onigbanjo flanked by Ayo Shonaiya and DJ Abass ©Michael Tubes Photography

It was a fabulous night filled with fabulous people, and I know you didn’t come here to read story, so here you go!

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