Mercy Aigbe and Rita Dominic are some of the Nollywood stars that have been casted by Jade Osiberu for her new movie, ‘The Nigerian Trade’.
The movie also features Blossom Chukwujekwu, Waliu Abayomi and Jude Okey.
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Speaking on the movie, Jade Osiberu said, “So honored to be working with such an amazing group of artists.”
Playing the role of Madam Bose, Mercy Aigbe got herself a cameo appearance on the set.
Produced and directed by Jade Osiberu, Nigerian Trade is coming on the heels of the success of Jade’s last movie, ‘Isoken.’
Rita Dominci speaks on ‘Nigerian Trade’
Rita Dominic, who is taking up a huge role said, “Even after so many years in this profession, I don’t ever take it for granted when I get the opportunity to work with a quality cast and crew. I am so proud of them and it makes me happy to know that there are still practitioners who are all about the quality of the work.“
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On working with Jade Osiberu, The Meeting star said, “Jade Osiberu is a brilliant and ambitious director and I can’t wait to see what she does with this story. Thank you to every single cast and crew member for creating the environment for me to get into character.”
Nigerian Trade’s plot
“Nigerian Trade” is a fast paced crime drama inspired by true events and according to Osiberu, based on extensive research into one of the most lucrative forms of illegal trade in Nigeria – Kidnap for Ransom.
The story follows Dike Maduka aka Eric, a notorious genius billionaire kidnapper, who has evaded arrest for two decades, and the high-stakes investigation into his activities led by fast rising police officer and head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Superintendent Khalid Abubakar.
“Nigerian Trade” is written by award winning screenwriter, Yinka Ogun, and is the first in a slate of films that Foresight Global Films is currently working on.
Osiberu is the director of the third highest grossing Nigerian film of 2017, “Isoken.” She also directed the highly acclaimed TV series, “Gidi Up.”