Moms at War is a 2018 Nigerian comedy drama movie directed by Omoni Oboli.

Moms at War
Movie poster for Moms At War.jpg
Directed byOmoni Oboli
Written byNaz Onuzo
Produced byMoses Babatope
StarringYul Edochie
Eucharia Anunobi
Funke Akindele
Distributed byFilm One Distribution
Release date
Running time
91 minutes
Box officeNGN40,000,000

It tells a story of two mothers who compete against themselves in other to ensure success in the lives of their children,[1] in particular a scholarship competition.[2] Omoni Oboli says she was inspired to star and direct in the movie because of her own childhood experiences.[3] It stars Funke Akindele and Michelle Dede, and is a collaboration between Inkblot, Filmone and Dioni Visions.[4]

It premiered in August 2018[5] at the Filmhouse Cinemas in Lekki, Lagos.[6] It was released on August 17, 2018.[7]


  1. ^ Izuzu, Chidumga. "Watch Omoni Oboli and Funke Akindele fight it out in "Moms at War" trailer". Retrieved 2018-11-19.
  2. ^ July 21, 2018 Moms At War Set To Open At Cinemas, Nigerian Tribune
  3. ^ Saminu Machunga, August 13, 2018, Omoni Oboli: Growing up in a broken home inspired me to direct ‘Moms at War’, The Cable
  4. ^ July 24, 2018 Here's when Omoni Oboli's new film will be released in cinemas, Pulse Nigeria
  5. ^ Adelowo Abedumiti, August 18, 2018 Stars Turn Up For Moms At War Premiere, The Guardian
  6. ^ August 18, 2018 Omoni Oboli’s ‘Moms at War’ goes to cinema, The Nation
  7. ^ Faith Adeoye, December 22, 2018 Top Nollywood Movies That Ruled The Cinema In 2018, Nigerian Tribune