Congratulatory messages pour in as the movie A Tribe Called Judah becomes the first Nollywood movie to reach a billion naira at the box office. This was confirmed by Film one Studios in a press statement on thursday January 4 2024.
According to the CEO of Film House Group who commented on this achievement by saying “We are witnessing a golden era for Nigerian cinema, and Funke Akindele’s A Tribe Called Judah reaching the 1 billion Naira mark is an indication that the creative industry.”
Recall that the movie premiered across cinemas nationwide on the 15th of December 2023 and started with a total of ₦113.3 million, which made it the highest-grossing Nollywood opening weekend for the year.
Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) reported that the movie ended 2023 with the sum of ₦854.3 million, which made it the highest-grossing Nollywood title for 2023 and the highest ever.