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“I Have A God That Never Fails Me”- Funke Akindele rejoice as her movie becomes the first Nollywood movie to gross one billion naira at the box office

Funke Akindele, the renowned Nollywood actress and filmmaker, has achieved an unprecedented feat in Nigeria’s film history by crossing the one billion naira mark at the box office with her blockbuster movie, “A Tribe Called Judah.”

Online platforms erupted in exuberant celebrations as Nigerians flocked to their social media handles to honor Funke Akindele’s remarkable accomplishment in the movie industry.

Despite the absence of an official statement from the mother of two regarding this record-setting achievement, a swift glance at the Wikipedia box office records confirms Funke Akindele’s outstanding feat, amassing a staggering one billion, sixty million, seven hundred and eleven thousand, four hundred and ninety-one naira.

As of now, the current Wikipedia table showcasing Nollywood’s highest-grossing films highlights Funke Akindele’s movies: “A Tribe Called Judah,” “Battle On Buka Street,” and “Omo Ghetto The Saga” as the top earners in Nollywood history.

According to the box office chart, Funke Akindele’s “A Tribe Called Judah,” Toyin Abraham’s “Malaika,” and Mercy Aigbe’s “Ada Omo Daddy” stand as the top-grossing films during screenings.

Famous9ja recalls that in 2021, Funke Akindele broke another record in the Nigerian film industry. She beat her own records for the highest-grossing film at the Nigeria box office.

A post shared by Film One revealed that Funke Akindele’s Battle on Buka Street, broke the record of her 2020 released film, Omo Ghetto The Saga.Battle on Buka Street netted 640 million naira at the box office, beating Omo Ghetto the Saga of 636 million naira.

Battle on Buka Street netted 640 million naira at the box office, beating Omo Ghetto the Saga of 636 million naira.Filmone on Instagram noted that the only competition the actress had was with herself.

Filmone on Instagram noted that the only competition the actress had was with herself.