If you have read ‘The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives’ by Lola Shoneyin, then an on-screen adaptation might excite you. If you haven’t read the book, but wouldn’t mind watching the movie, you should equally be excited.


Netflix, which is a U.S media services provider and production company, has signed a partnership deal with EbonyLife TV CEO and media personality, Mosunmola Abudu popularly known as Mo Abudu.

Lola Shoneyin and Mo’ Abudu


What this means for literary enthusiasts is that there would be on-screen adaptations of books by Lola Shoneyin and Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives would be adapted into a series while Soyinka’s play, Death and the King’s Horseman, into a film.

Mo’ Abudu and Wole Soyinka


This partnership is a big deal because apparently, EbonyLife TV is the first African media production company to seal a multiple deal with Netflix.

Way to go!


A lot of movie buffs are already expectant. What are your thoughts?

Susan Nwaobiala
Author: Susan Nwaobiala

Susan is a writer and Content Strategist currently studying for a B.A. degree in English-Literature. She loves exploring the world of social media and connecting with people through relatable and valuable content. Books, brands and personal development are usually foremost on her mind.

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