(WATCH) Okafor's Law Premiere + Movie Was NOT Screened + Omoni Oboli Served an Injunction to Halt Release of "Okafor's Law" in Nigeria


Omoni Oboli has been served an injunction to halt the premiere of "Okafor's Law" and a nationwide release of the movie in Nigeria.

In 2016, a Canada-based writer, Jude Idada, accused Omoni Oboli of stealing his story and idea for her movie.

The actress remained silent over the issue and went ahead to set a release date for the movie for March 31, 2017, with an exclusive premiere set for yesterday, March 24, 2017.

According to a court documents share with Pulse, the actress was served an injunction on March 24, 2017, to halt the premiere of "Okafor's Law" and a nationwide release of the movie.
The complaint was filed by Raconteur Productions.

According to document, the actress will be guilty of contempt of court if she goes ahead with a premiere or release. The first, second and third defendants being Omoni Oboli, Dioni Visions and Filmone Distribution, have all been served.



The Screening Room was at the movie premiere to cover the happenings. There was a noticeable absence of guests as press was kept waiting for over 2 hours before guests started trickling in.

WATCH the moments below and see what happened when the movie was set to begin showing.

        

Omoni Oboli needs no introduction as all her movies, Being Mrs Eliot, Wives on Strike and The First Lady were cinema hits back-to-back.

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