No doubt, there are numerous interesting web and TV series in Nigeria today. Take a look at our top five pick below.
5 Nigerian Series You Should be Watching
My Siblings and I
My Siblings & I is an interesting TV series written by Funke Akindele-Bello and produced for Africa Magic. The 30-mins series tells different stories from a family of a large family and each member of the family’s experiences in life.
My Siblings & I is a comedy series in Nigeria where viewers see the happenings through the eyes of each sibling in the family, everyone’s life is subjective to the opinion of others. It features Patrick Doyle, Vivian Metchie, Soma Anyama, Tomiwa Tegbe, and Funke Akindele-Bello amongst others.
Skinny Girl in Transit
This comedy web series by Ndani TV is definitely one of Nigeria’s top shows since 2015. Many compare the series to Modern Family, a popular American comedy series. It stars Abimbola Craig, Ngozi Nwosu, Sharon Oja, Bisola Aiyeola, Ini Dima-Okojie, and many more.
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The Men’s Club
The Men’s Club is now one of the popular web series in Nigeria with three seasons to its credit. Filled with twists, turns, betrayal, love, and friendship, The Men’s Club takes viewers on a journey of the four friends surrounded by women, their businesses and the hassles of the city. It is written by Dami Elebe and directed by Tola Odunsi for REDTV and Urban Vision. It features Ayoola Ayolola, Etim Effiong, Enado Odigie, Baaj Adebule, Sharon Ooja, and Grace Ajilore.
The MTV soap-opera style series covers a variety of topics, such as HIV, STD prevention and care, teenage pregnancy, women empowerment, domestic violence, children’s health and family matters. Each season, new faces join the show; several notable stars include Lupita Nyong’o, Tiwa Savage, Antony Mwangi, Nick Mutuma, Maria Okanrende, Ikubese Emmanuel, Sharon Olago, and more.
This is another one of Nigeria’s most popular TV series. It follows the life of Jenifa, a young village woman, is desperately seeking a new and exciting life for herself. The comedy series was written by Funke Akindele, who also plays Jenifa. Other stars include Lolo, Lota Chukwu, Folarin Falana, and many more.
Meanwhile, we would like to hear from you in the comments below. Let us know which of the series you watch and what you think about it.