Top Nigerian TV shows

nigerian tv shows
nigerian tv shows

The 2010s have been a great ten years for Nigerian network shows. From the pre-arrangement to the nature of creation, Nigerian tv-shows have made considerable progress since the times of New Masquerade. As we bid goodbye to the ten years that gave us extraordinary characters like Achelonu and Spiff, we shed the focus on Nigerian TV programs that followed through on quality and had online media buzz.

The following are five series that held us gripped in these ten years and are generally accessible for spilling on the OTT platform.


Affectionately named Nigeria’s Game of Thrones by devotees, Ajoche broadcasted on Africa Magic Showcase from April 2018 to May 2019. Ajoche is set in 1918, when the Idoma arose out of the central belt of Nigeria when culture and custom were praised. The hit shows is a story of war and obligation, vengeance and honour, love and desire as individuals of Ocholuje embrace their predetermination, revealing a few severe facts and cruel fundamental factors as they battle for endurance. Ajoche procured a City People Movie Award given for Best Nigerian tv-shows of the Year (English) and now and again came to the highest point of Twitter in Nigeria while it broadcasted.


The Battleground is a family show series based on the Badmus’, a prosperous Nigerian family, and the frequently sketchy lengths its patriarch goes to clutch influence, abundance, and even family. The show gave us one of the most extraordinary crossroads in Nigerian TV history – Adaora whipping Onajite – and had online media humming while it broadcasted. From the plot to the acting and even outfits, Battleground held its crowd hypnotized from beginning to end.


Hush denoted the arrival of the legend Richard Mofe-Damijo to the tiny screen, exciting watchers with the conveyance of show and tension. Design, legislative issues, and power are the show’s focal subjects. A governorship applicant’s respectable mission is corrupted by the aspirations of a select men’s club and her own life.

The Johnsons

Family shows The Johnsons accounts the existences of an average Nigerian family and the expected difficulties they explore, told according to the point of view of their unique 15-year old child, Efe Johnson.

Appearing beginning around 2014 on Africa Magic, the show immediately turned into an easily recognized name because of the characters’ shenanigans. As a result, the Johnsons have acquired a few honours, including the 2017 City People Movie Award for Best TV Series of the Year (English) and 2017 AMVCA for Best Comedy.


Featuring Sola Sobowale, Seyi Law, Seun Ajayi, Afeez Ayetoro, Saka, Uzo Osimkpa, and most as of late Tobi Bakre from Big Brother Naija, Hustle recounts the narrative of Dayo, a straightforward however hopeful youngster who moves to Lagos with fantasies about becoming famous. The show procured Deborah Anugwa, a 2017 AMVCA Best Actress in a Comedy Award. Much of the time arises as one of the most-watched Nigerian tv-shows on digital media platforms.