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The Real Housewives of Lagos”, Season 2, Showcases in Lagos

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In the heart of Lagos, a bustling megalopolis where dreams reach for the stars, Showmax, the visionary streaming platform, hosted an extravagant soirée this past Saturday. The gathering was no ordinary fête; it was the glittering premiere party for the much-anticipated second season of “The Real Housewives of Lagos,” a series that has captivated hearts and minds alike. Set to make its dazzling debut on September 29th, this cultural phenomenon takes an intimate peek into the lives of Lagos’ most affluent and influential housewives, revealing their ambitions and personal triumphs.

As the city’s vibrant and cosmopolitan backdrop unfurls before our eyes, simultaneously, the extravagant lifestyles of these captivating women come into view. Additionally, they deftly navigate the intricate web of high society.Dr. Busola Tejumola, the Executive Head of Content, West Africa at MultiChoice Nigeria, graced the event with her presence, sharing the exciting news that the new season would exclusively launch on Showmax on September 29th, followed by weekly releases to keep viewers perpetually enchanted.

But what exactly can we expect from this season? Tejumola tantalizingly promised an unending whirlwind of turbulence, drama, high fashion, friendships tested and forged, cultural revelations, lavish lifestyles, and conversations that will keep us all glued to our screens. It’s not just entertainment; it’s a cultural phenomenon that has propelled Lagos and its vibrant tapestry onto the world stage. And, in Dr. Tejumola’s own words, they’re prepared to make it even bigger and better.

With great enthusiasm, she introduced the stellar cast that will grace our screens: Faith Morey, a model and entrepreneur; Tania Omotayo, a multifaceted entrepreneur, model, actress, and author; the illustrious Iyabo Ojo; the dynamic Toyin Lawani; the effervescent Chioma Ikokwu; the fabulous Laura Ikeji-Kanu; and the enigmatic Mariam Timmer.

Tejumola revealed that MultiChoice was inspired by the overwhelming success of the first season, a cultural milestone that shattered streaming records and made waves across Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa. The first episode of “The Real Housewives of Lagos,” season one, had broken the first-day streaming record on Showmax Nigeria. It stood tall as the only African title in the top ten most-watched shows across these three nations. And let’s not forget the prestigious accolade it earned for Best Costume Design at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) in 2022.

Reflecting on the show’s phenomenal journey, Tejumola revealed that it had trended on social media platforms for 14 consecutive weeks and claimed the number one spot on trending lists not only in South Africa but also in the United Kingdom. The Real Housewives of Lagos had become the West African jewel in the crown of the global Real Housewives franchise, an international sensation distributed far and wide by the illustrious NBC Universal Format.

Faith Morey, one of the show’s dazzling stars, shared her excitement about joining the cast for season two. She spoke fondly of Lagos, a city that holds a special place in her heart, despite her roots in Port Harcourt. Lagos was the city where she embarked on her modeling journey, and her journey to success began here. “The Real Housewives of Lagos” is not just a television show; it’s a monumental franchise, and when the call came inviting her to be a part of it, her excitement knew no bounds.

Tania Omotayo, another luminous member of the cast, expressed her deep admiration for Lagos, a city that has been her constant muse. She extolled its virtues as a place where hard work is rewarded and where anyone with determination can flourish. Born and raised in the historic Isale Eko, Lagos continues to be her wellspring of inspiration, motivating her to strive for excellence.

Chioma Ikokwu praised the tenacity and relentless drive that define Lagos, a sentiment that resonates with many who have experienced the city’s indomitable spirit.

Opeoluwa Filani, the General Manager of Showmax Nigeria, shared a tantalizing glimpse into the streaming platform’s future. As Africa’s premier streaming service, Showmax remains committed to showcasing exceptional local stories while collaborating closely with regional talents and experts. Their promise? To blow our minds with a slate of extraordinary Showmax originals in the months to come.

As the night unfolded in Lagos, it became clear that “The Real Housewives of Lagos” was not merely a television show but a cultural movement, a testament to the vibrancy of Lagos and the indomitable spirit of its people. The countdown to September 29th had begun, and the world eagerly awaited the grand unveiling of this extraordinary journey into the lives of Lagos’ most captivating housewives.

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