Lugard, one of Nollywood’s most anticipated films of the year, was released in cinemas on August 27, 2021. The release was courtesy of 3 Knights Film Production in conjunction with B5films and Monomania Entertainment.
The movie tells the intriguing story of an intelligent new university student who was initiated into cultism due to his intimidating brain power. After his first assignment, which led to the death of a rival confraternity leader, Lugard’s life is being hunted.
The movie, which was shot with exception performance featured top Nollywood stars such as Gabriel Afolayan, Kehinde Bankole, Adeniyi Johnson, Hafiz ‘Saka’ Oyetoro, Debo ‘ Mr Macaroni’ Adebayo, Omowunmi Dada, Zack Orji, Norbert Young, Laduba Quadri Qidad, Kalu Ikeagwu, Tunji Adeyemo among others.
The heavily performance-driven movie was directed by Tunde Olaoye and written by Laduba Quadri Qidad and Segun Akejeje.
Speaking on the movie, the executive producer, Hakeem Olageshin said, “When I speak about Lugard the movie, it gives me so much joy to see the beautiful piece of art my team and I put together. Cultism and confraternity still remain a big issue in this part of the world as the original reason they were created have been altered for violence and other humiliating selfish interests that exactly inspired the intriguing story. I would really love everyone to storm the cinemas on August 27, 2021 because Lugard the movie is a must-see for everyone.”
Lugard the movie had been in all cinemas nationwide since August 27, 2021.