Popular online streaming platform Showmax has revealed The Real Housewives of Abuja cast and release date details.
This effectively means that Nigeria will soon have its second version of the beloved The Real Housewives franchise following the success of The Real Housewives of Lagos. Dubbed RHOAbuja or simply RHOA, it’s also the eighth of the hit format in Africa and 21st internationally.
‘The Real Housewives of Abuja’ release date
The Real Housewives of Abuja‘s release date is Friday, 17 February 2023, exclusively on Showmax in more than 40 African countries. New episodes will subsequently drop every Friday. The trailer is also available to watch on YouTube.
Speaking about the show, Dr Busola Tejumola, executive head of content and West Africa channels at MultiChoice, said, “We are excited to announce The Real Housewives to the power city of Abuja. Telling our local story is at the core of what we do, and we are glad to continue this partnership with NBCUniversal Formats to bring the franchise to a second city in Nigeria.
“The show will explore the power and influence of Abuja through the eyes of these fabulous women who are both unique and very entertaining. We are delighted and are certain the viewers will enjoy watching.”
‘The Real Housewives of Abuja’ cast
The Real Housewives of Abuja cast includes six influential and successful women in Abuja: Arafa, Comfort Booth, OJ Posharella, Princess Jecoco, Samantha Homossany and Tutupie. The series follows their luxurious and opulent lives, relationships, family and businesses.
Arafa is an art entrepreneur, creative director and founder of Selara lifestyle. She is married and a mother to amazing twins.
Comfort Booth is a lawyer, social commentator, travel blogger and talk show host. She is a partner at Asia Ahmed and Co.
Ojoma Sule, also known as OJ Posharella, is an entrepreneur and the CEO of Posharella Group of Companies. She is also the founder of Posharella Life Foundation, an NGO with the mission to create a better life, society and world.
Princess Jecoco is a lawyer, brand ambassador, influencer, content creator and hotelier. She is currently the managing director of the Sefcon group of hotels. She is married and a mother to two beautiful, energetic kids.
Samantha Homossany is a wellness entrepreneur and creative director of Zohi Taglit. She is passionate about art, fashion and style. She is married to an Abuja-based Israeli millionaire and is a mother of four children.
Tutupie is a trained and certified chef and event curator. She is the creative director of Urban Day Party.
“The ladies will give viewers an exclusive glimpse into their fabulous and luxurious lives. Set in a powerful city like Abuja, the new series promises to entertain, showcasing the hottest and most intriguing social scenes across the city, providing exclusive access to the ultra-rich,” Showmax said.