10 MOST FOLLOWED NIGERIAN INSTAGRAM COMEDIANS AND SKIT MAKERS
Below is a list of 10 most followed comedians in Nigeria on Instagram and Twitter- starting from the 10th to the first person.
10. Mr. Macaroni:
(2m+ followers on Instagram, 1.2m followers on twitter)
The 28years old Debo Adebayo also known as Mr. Macaroni is a Nigerian comedian, actor and an activist.
He is best known for his role of a Sugar Daddy. Mr. Macaroni has been active since 2012 till date and he is rated the 10th most followed Nigerian comedian on IG and Twitter.
9. MC Lively:
(2m+ Instagram followers, 50,800 Twitter followers)
Born Michael Sani Amanesi known by his stage name ‘MC Lively’ is professionally a barrister. But chose comedy and acting as his career. He started comedy in 2015 and came into the limelight after he produced a comedy skit titled “Agidi”. In some of his comedies, he is usually addressed as BM and he is rated the 9th most followed Nigerian comedian on IG and Twitter.
8. NEDU WAZOBIA FM:
(2.1m Followers on IG)
Chinedu Ani Emmanuel, famously known as Nedu Wazobiafm is a Nigerian On Air-personality (OAP) broadcast journalist. A TV presenter, actor, content creator and comedian. Most of his fans love him for his unique pidgin rendition of the daily news on popular Wazobia FM 94.1 Lagos.
He code switches to Igbo and Hausa accent in his comedies. Nedu Wazobia is rated the 8th most followed comedian in Nigeria on IG
(2.2m+ Followers on IG, 880,800 Followers on Twitter)
Born Maryam, Apaokagi popularly known by her stage name ‘Taooma’ is a cinematographer, content creator comedian, brand and an entrepreneur. She became popular in 2019 (4years after she started comedy). The talented content creator is a talented comedian who usually portrays how African mothers discipline their wards with slaps.
Taooma is rated the 7th most followed Nigerian comedian on IG and Twitter.
6. SYDNEY TALKER:
(2.8m Followers on IG, 734,900on Twitter)
Sydney Agere Talker is very popular Instagram comedian and a dancer who came into Nigerian comedy scene with his own unique way. He is well known by his numerous fans as Sydney Talker and easily recognized with his facial expression and white towel.
The 26years old Sydney Talker came into the limelight after he acted the ‘poor power supply’ in 2016. A short comedy skit that was accepted widely by Nigerian comedy lovers and as well made him very much more popular. He is rated the 6th most followed comedian on IG and Twitter.
5. THE CUTE ABIOLA:
(3.6million+ followers on, 830 Twitter followers)
The born Abdulgafar Ahmad Oluwatoyin popularly known as ‘Cute Abiola’ is a naval officer, cinematographer, actor and a comedian.
He started comedy since his secondary school days and came into the limelight after he made a video supporting Bisola- BBN housemate of the See Gobe edition. He is rated the 5th most followed comedian in Nigeria.
4. LASISI ELENU:
(3.7M+ FOLLOWERS ON IG, 1.2M TWITTER FOLLOWERS)
Nosa Afolabi better known as Lasisi Elenu is a Nigerian musician, compere and comedian. He is rated one of Africa’s most popular influencers. Lasisi Elenu studied Agriculture and Bio-systems engineering in the University of Ilorin. He is popularly known for his wide-mouth filter which is his uniqueness in giving his skits. He is rated the 4th most followed Nigerian comedian on IG and Twitter.
3. WOLI AGBA:
(3.8m+ followers on IG, 8,636 followers on Twitter)
Ayobami Ajewole professionally known as Woli Agba is a comic Yoruba- Nigeria gospel comedian and also a gospel singer. Woli started his comedy career since 2002 with a dance-drama group with his brother. The Economist is rated the 3rd most followed Nigerian comedian on IG and Twitter. He shoots his skits alongside Dele Omo, Woli and many others.
(4m+ IG followers, 183,000 Twitter followers)
Born Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke is well known to many by his stage name ‘Crazeclown’ or ‘Papa Ade’ is an actor, comedian, and cinematographer. The medical doctor started comedy since 2013. Crazeclown is believed to be one of the Instagram pioneers in Nigeria who has won a lot of awards.
1. BROODA SHAGGI:
(7.9m+ IG F ollowers, 102,000 Twitter followers)
Samuel Animashaun Perry widely known by his stage name ‘Broda Shaggi’ is a Nigerian musician, actor and comedian. During his earlier days, he used to be at the forefront of any social event among his peers both in church, school and anywhere else he finds himself.
Shaggi had his primary education at Heritage Primary School in Ikene, Ogun state (his maternal home) after which he relocated to Lagos state where he completed his secondary education at Birrel Avenue Senior High School. The 28years old comedian is rated the IG and Twitter most followed Nigerian comedian.