Nkem Owoh


Nkem Owoh Nkem Owoh

Nkem Owoh is a popular Nigerian actor and comedian. He was born in Enugu Nigeria. After his primary and secondary school he headed to the University of Ilorin and studied engineering. Meanwhile during his university studies, Owoh began acting in various television and film productions.

Owoh starred in the 2003 film Osuofia in London. He is also known for performing the song "I Go Chop Your Dollar" about advance fee fraud. The song was featured in the film The Master in which Owoh plays a scammer. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission banned the song.  

In 2007 Owoh was arrested in Amsterdam, Netherlands (Bijlmermeer neighborhood in the Amsterdam Zuidoost borough) as the result of a 7-month investigation by the Dutch police dubbed "Operation Apollo".Owoh was arrested while performing a musical show when the police raided the event and arrested 111 people on suspicion of lottery fraud and immigration violations. Owoh was later released. In November 2009 Owoh was kidnapped in eastern Nigera. His kidnappers demanded a 15 million naira ransom. Owoh was released after his family members allegedly paid a ransom fee of 1.4 million naira.

Filmography

1987 Things fall apart with Pete Edochie

1995 Ukwa with Patience Ozokwor

1999 Big Man...Big Trouble  

Conspiracy with Onyeka Onwenu

2001 Onye-Eze Onye-Eze  

2002 Fake Doctor Dr. Zebedi  

Ifeonye metalu  

Long John  

Police Officer  

Spanner with Chinedu Ikedieze

2003 Anunuebe  

King of the Forest  

Lion Finger  

Mr. Trouble with Patience Ozokwor

Osuofia in London  

Police Recruit  

2004 America Visa  

My Driver  

My Own Share  

Osuofia in London 2  

Spanner Goes to Jail with Chinedu Ikedieze

2005 Akanchawa  

Bus Driver with Dakore Egbuson Akande

The Prince  

2006 A Fool at 40 Hygenius  

Captain  

Foreign Base  

Indemnity Egbentu  

Made in Cambridge  

My Kingdom Come  

The Barrister Athanasius  

The Dreamer  

2007 Battle of Indemnity Egbentu  

Covenant Keeping God Samuel  

De prof  

Johnbull & Rosekate Johnbull  

Persecution  

Stronger Than Pain Ulonna with Kate Henshaw

Owoh's performance in this film earned him the Best Actor in a Leading Role award

at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008

2008 His Holiness  

His Last Action  

Wonderful Man  

 

In 2009, Nkem Owoh  acted in the following movies: 

Anunuebe 

Yogo pam pam

Area Scatter

My Christian Faith

In 2010:

Boy George

 

 


view more articles

About Article Author

Francisca Kadiri
Francisca Kadiri

Francisca has over 10+ years of writing experience in press releases, feature articles, promotions, copywriting for small businesses and manufacturers in various industries. She brings a wealth of experience and is the "calmer" when these is a storm. She loves to travel and read.

View More Articles

100 Most Popular News

Displaying 1 - 67 of 67