As more and more Nigerian content is being added to Netflix on almost a daily basis, we’ve compiled a list of the best five Nigerian series on the streaming platform.
5. Fifty: The Series
FIFTY captures a few pivotal, days in the lives of four Nigeria women at the pinnacle of their careers. Meet Tola, Elizabeth, Maria and Kate four friends forced at midlife to take inventory of their personal lives, while juggling careers and family against the sprawling backdrops of the upper-middle-class neighbourhoods of Ikoyi and Victoria Island in Lagos.
4. Castle and Castle
Castle & Castle Is a procedural drama set in a successful Lagos law firm run by Remi and Tega Castle. Will the marriage survive the business or will the business survive the marriage when the couple decides to divide their strengths to represent different sides of the law?
3. Meet the Adebanjos
Meet the Adebanjos is a family-based British sitcom produced by MTA Productions and created by Debra Odutuyo and Andrew Osayemi. It is currently the UK’s Number 1 British African Sitcom.
It is centred on a British-African family living in Peckham, South London The Sitcom focuses on the larger than life father character Bayo Adebanjo as he struggles to instil his old fashioned African values on his reluctant modern British family.
The comedy comes from the typical ups and downs of family life and Bayo’s rivalry with the larger than life and rather eccentric Auntie Funke.
2. Sons of the Caliphate
This is a drama series about the lives of three rich, entitled, passionate and ambitious young men: Kalifah, Nuhu and Diko. Elections are fast approaching and there’s a tussle for the governorship seat of the Northern Caliphate State of Kowa. Soon personal conflicts intertwine between their families in a race to crown the next Governor.
1. Crazy, Lovely, Cool
CRAZY, LOVELY, COOL is a coming-of-age TV series that takes a fond look at the lives, joys and struggles of a group of charismatic students whose paths cross on the campus of Nigeria’s largest university via the shocking revelations of an eponymous gossip blog.