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Thriving Comedy Scene (06:54)


Insiders discuss the bourgeoning comedy scene in Lagos; Onyebuchi Ojieh (Buchi) is one of its most high profile stars. Osamoje Isaac is a well-known radio personality. Rasheed Jaiyeola and Ubi Franklin discuss reasons for venturing into comedy.

"Nollywood" (08:32)

Basketmouth, Bovi, and other comedians participate in Nigeria’s film industry. Trevor Noah and “Britain’s Got Talent” contestant Daliso Chaponda raise the profile of African comedy in the West.

Rising Stars (05:26)

Basketmouth has a sizable following because of his blend of real life observation and timing. Isaac and others believe Nigerian comedians will follow in the rising star’s footsteps.

Credits: Nigeria Comedy Scene (00:12)

Credits: Nigeria Comedy Scene

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Nigeria Comedy Scene

Part of the Series : African Voices, Series 1
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Meet the comics and club owners in Nigeria who are cashing in on comedy and making laughter an essential part of every evening out.

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL183843

ISBN: 978-1-64481-988-3

Copyright date: ©2018

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