Alexx Ekubo To Headline Next Edition Of “Nolly Thursday”
“Nolly Thursdays” which has been described as the new “Industry Night” for the Nigerian film industry, is geared towards promoting and celebrating Nollywood movies (old and new) in the cinema.
Alexx Ekubo-Okwaraeke is a Nigerian actor and model. Born on April 10, 1986. He is from Arochukwu, Abia State. He attended the Federal Government College Daura, Katsina State, further studied Law at the University of Calabar and later got a diploma in Mass Communication from Calabar Polytechnic.
He was first runner up at the 2010 Mr Nigeria contest. He won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award at the 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in “Weekend Getaway.” Alex has featured in movies like “True Citizens,” “Dream Walker,” “Gold Digging,” “Lagos Cougars,” “The First Lady,” “Champagne,” “Death Toll,” “Gbomo Gbomo Express,” and recently “ATM.”
“ATM” is a Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen film, and tells the story of a young man (Robinson) in his late 20s, who believed the only way he can succeed is to travel overseas, get into online dating and meet a white lady.
He met Emilia, and soon started extorting money from her in pretence that he was going to marry her. Meanwhile, he has a Nigerian girlfriend, Caroline, who has been taking care of him and his uncle Gbenga.
Robinson convinced Caroline to go along with his plan on the agreement that he was going to divorce Emilia after six months, inherit her wealth and marry her (Caroline). When Emilia arrived Nigeria, Robinson got the shock of his life.
Nolly Thursdays will air on TrybeTv(GoTVngCh.97) by 5:30pm and ONTV(UHF Ch.41, GoTV Ch.96) by 7:30pm.