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Jike Kosoko Launches New Book ‘Lamentation Of A Warrior” As He Marks 52nd Year On Stage

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Feb 21, 2016 – Jike Kosoko Launches New Book ‘Lamentation Of A Warrior” As He Marks 52nd Year On Stage

Nollywood actor Jide Kosoko has staged a come back with a new production entitled, The Draftsman.
The film, which was presented to the press at Durban Hotel, Omole, Lagos, over the weekend, features star actors like Mike Ezuruonye, Kalu Ikeagwu, Bimbo Akin­tola, Alhaji Nosiru Taiwo Bakare, and Jide Kosoko himself.

Written in English, the film is about a fisherman whose son drowned in a river while fishing with him in an attempt to retrieve a box. After the boy’s death, it was discovered that the box contains a large sum of money. With the money, the fisherman becomes rich and moves to the town where he establishes a flourishing business. Unknown to him, his late son had impregnated a lady in the village before his death and by design he meets his grand­son. The meeting marks the begining of his problem.

Speaking about the film, Kosoko, who turned 62 on January 29, 2016, said that it is an attempt to stay on top of the game and contribute to the growth of film production, which has recorded some problems of late

“I will celebrate my 52 years of act­ing with the presentation to the public in April my book, The Lamentation of a Warrior – A chronicle of Prince Jide Kosoko’s Experiences.”



  1. Bench

    February 21, 2016 at 2:45 AM

    I doesn’t sabi book too much. But I know say lamentation is means to cry. Is it now wey he has reach 52 he want cry? Was he not cry when he small? Why is people do like this naa?

  2. Stargurl

    February 21, 2016 at 6:22 AM

    I will love ❤ to read the book oh,????

  3. Amazon

    February 21, 2016 at 7:05 AM

    More power to your elbow & congrats on your birthday Sir

  4. Ademola

    February 21, 2016 at 7:48 AM

    Nice one

  5. John Emeka

    February 21, 2016 at 9:13 AM

    One of d industry proudest.. i hail u

  6. Maryf

    February 21, 2016 at 9:45 AM

    The book seems interesting, where can I get the book?

  7. merit brown

    February 21, 2016 at 10:11 AM

    An evil man

  8. sola olaniyi

    February 21, 2016 at 11:16 AM

    Jide Babs

  9. Jojo

    February 21, 2016 at 11:37 AM

    Nice one

  10. Lash

    February 21, 2016 at 1:34 PM

    @bench,you no sabi book at all no be much,the book is the Chronicle or in other word,a written account of his experiences in life….u beta go enrol in a adult literacy class.

  11. Ade

    February 21, 2016 at 4:46 PM

    Jide kosoko is 62 not 52, he was born 1954.

  12. chyna

    February 22, 2016 at 9:12 AM


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