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Watch the Trailer for Alex Iwobi's Nollywood Debut, 'Inpadisu'

The Arsenal and Team Nigeria football star makes his pivot to acting in this upcoming, action-packed film.

Nigerian professional football player Alex Iwobi makes his acting debut in new Nollywood film, Inpadisu, Konbini reports.

The Arsenal and Team Nigeria star recently made the announcement that he's made the pivot to acting on Instagram, where he teased the trailer saying it's "a movie about 'choices' coming soon."

There's only so much to glean from the 30-second clip, but it's giving us a Rush Hour-inspired, kung-fu vibe as we see Iwobi go for a run, take a photo with a fan, then get chased by a mysterious man dressed in black. Not to mention, Inpadisu's poster—which shows Iwobi accessorized with a samurai sword—could arguably be inspired by the poster for 2003 Jackie Chan film, The Medallion.


Title cards appear in between the action-packed clips, stating, "It started as an ordinary day, then a simple choice, changed everything. This August, there is no going back on choices."

Take a look below.

Since there's only a week and some change left in August, we look forward to seeing what Iwobi can bring to the big screen very soon.

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Trump Plans to Extend Travel Ban to Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan, Eritrea & Three Other Countries

Here's what the travel ban could mean for these nations.

On Tuesday is was announced that Donald Trump's administration plans to extend its infamous travel ban to include seven new countries, many of them in Africa.

The countries named on the list, include Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan and Eritrea, as well as Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, and the Eastern European nation of Belarus. Politico first broke the news.

According to The Washington Post, the move would likely not be a complete ban on citizens looking to enter the US, however it could place various visa restrictions on some government officials and on those seeking certain type of visitor and business visas.

Some nations could also be banned from participation in the diversity travel lottery program, which grants green cards. Trump has threatened to sack the program in the past.

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The 9 Best Afropop Songs About Lagos

Featuring city odes from Kizz Daniel, Wizkid, Teni, Maleek Berry, M.I Abaga, Brymo and more.

The best afropop songs about Lagos, Nigeria's most populous city, are as much about the city as a whole as they are about select areas of special importance to individual artists.

Read on for our selection of The 9 Best Afropop Songs About Lagos. Listed in no particular order.

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Yilian Canizares & Paul Beaubrun in "Noyé." Photo: Ben Depp.

The 13 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Makwa x Maraza x AKA, Joeboy, Zlatan, Nadia Nakia, TOBi x The Game, Yilian Canizares, Aewon Wolf and more.

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

Check out all of OkayAfrica's playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

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A-Reece Releases His Second Song of 2020 ‘Selfish [EXP 2]’

Listen to A-Reece's new song 'Selfish [EXP 2].'

A-Reece has released another song via SoundCloud. "Selfish" is a minimalist song with its beat consisting mostly of gnarled guitar strings and a pulsating bongo drum.

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