7 most popular mothers in Nollywood movies

Which of these actors would you rather have as a mother-in-law

Over the years, Nollywood has provided us with quite a number of on-screen mothers-in-law.

Some of them are strong-headed and cool, while others are dominating and sometimes, mean.
Movie-after-movie, these have all been interpreted by talented actresses, who entertained us, and have over time, become our favourite on-screen mothers.
Check them out, and also share which of them you would rather have as a mother-in-law.

1. Ngozi Nwosu

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Ngozi Nwosu on "Skinny Girl in Transit" is a typical Nigerian mother: dramatic, caring, occasionally annoying, but we can't deny that she always wants the best for her kids.

2. Patience Ozokwor


As Ola in "Terrible Sin," Ozokwor is unkind and disdainful, and in "The Proposal," she is just dramatic, kind and funny.
She is mostly known for her treacherous antics as a mother-in-law. Actually, she derives joy from tormenting her daughters-in-law.
She is never the mother you want to mess with.
3. Sola Sobowale
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Shola Sobowale
Sola Sobowale as a mother in movies is dramatic, caring, occasionally loud, but always in pursuit of everyone's happiness.
She is that mother, who would risk all to protect her family. 

4. Ireti Doyle

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Ireti Doyle
 (The Wedding Party)

Whether it's as Obianuju in "The Wedding Party" or as Hauwa in "Something Wicked," Doyle is mostly the protective, smart, stylish and strict mother.

5. Ngozi Ezeonu


Ngozi Ezeonu is mostly the mother, who has been through everything but still perseveres.
No matter what she goes through, or how much she cries, she's always determined to give her children the best.

6. Joke Silva

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Joke Silva discloses she is an adopted child

Joke Silva as an on-screen mother is rarely miserable.
She is always the classy, smart, well-dressed, caring, but a determined mother, who just wants the best for her children.

7. Ebele Okaro

Ebele Okaro is often the reserved and lively mother, who would go through anything to give her family what they need to be happy.
She gives the best advise and is always there to offer support in difficult situations.
Which of them would you rather have as a mother-in-law?