Kunle Afolayan remains one of Nigeria’s most sought-after filmmakers. Not only does he run one of the biggest film villages in the country, his production stable, Golden Effect, has been consistent with title releases since 2021 with Mokaliki, Ayinla, Swallow and Anikulapo.

His latest film Ijogbon, is set to premiere in October 2023, and we have all the available details.


Ijogbon is “chaos” in Yoruba. It’s a coming-of-age movie that follows four teenagers who let their greed push them into keeping some diamond stones they found. But of course, there were consequences.

Kunle Afolayan

As usual, he has his hands in every aspect of his movie. The ace filmmaker took the directorial reins and produced Ijogbon through his companies, KAP Motion Pictures and Golden Effect Pictures.

Tunde Babalola

Tunde Babalola is the man behind the script work. He’s made his mark at home, with writing credits on Nigerian productions like Tinsel, The Meeting (2012), Last Flight to Abuja (2012) and October 1 (2014); and abroad, within the U.K. TV series like The Bill and In Exile. He’s a constant collaborator on Kunle Afolayan’s projects.

Image Source: KAP Film Hub

The cast

Oluwaseyi Ebiesuwa, Kayode Junior Ojuolape, Fawa Aina of Ikorodu Boiz and Ruby Akubueze play the four teenagers. We’ll also see known faces like Gabriel Afolayan, Adunni Ade, Yemi Solade, Dorathy Bachor (BBNaija) and Bolaji Amusan (Mr. Latin).


The movie was shot in KAP Film Village and Resort, located in Itesiwaju Local Government of Oyo State, where some Anikulapo and Jagun Jagun scenes were shot.

First trailer

On September 14th, 2023, Kunle Afolayan unveiled the first look at the movie. It’s a captivating teaser that has us expecting some intense drama.


Ijogbon will be available on Netflix on October 13, 2023. We won’t cause chaos but we’ll be there to see it.

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