Popular Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli has jumped on Instagram to flaunt a picture of her hubby and sons on International Men’s Day.
Her words, “My World. Happy International Men’s Day to the men in my life. THANK YOU! Without you, I’d be lost! Thank you for holding me up and giving me the room to be who I was born to be. I love you all so much @nnamdioboli @tobeoboli @gozioboli @chizioboli#HappyInternationalMensDay #InternationalMensDay #Love #Family #AlwaysAndForever”
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Omoni Oboli (born 22 April 1978) is a Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer and a trained digital filmmaker. She studied at the New York Film Academy, and has written several screenplays such as; The figurine (2009), Anchor baby(2010), Fatal Imagination, Being Mrs Elliott, The First Lady, and Wives on Strike(2016).
Oboli was born in Benin City, Edo State. She is a descendant of Mosogar in Delta State. Omoni Oboli studied Foreign Languages (majoring in French) at the University of Benin, and graduated with honours (2nd Class Upper division).
Omoni began her movie career with her first movie role in Bitter Encounter (1996), where she played a secretary. Her next was Shame. She then went on to play the lead female character in three major movies; Not My Will, Destined To Die and Another Campus Tale. After enjoying a brief career in 1996, Omoni left the movie industry to complete her university education. She married immediately after school and did not return to the industry until a decade later.
Omoni has several screenplays to her credit, including her film Wives On Strike as well as The Rivals, a movie she co-produced with her friend and won the prize for Best International Drama at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. It was the first Nigerian film to be premiered since the festival’s inception in 2003. The movie was given a 3-star rating out of 4 by the festival’s judges.
In 2010, she won the award for Best Actress Narrative Feature at the Los Angeles Movie Awards, and the award for Best Actress at the Harlem International Film Festival. Omoni was nominated for the Best Actress in a leading role award at the 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Omoni Oboli starred in the movie Okafor’s Law, which premiered on 24 March 2017. However, the movie could not be screened at the premiere due to an injunction by the court. Oboli was accused of copyright infringement by Jude Idada, who claimed to have written part of the script for Okafor’s Law.The movie was released on 31 March 2017.