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Comedy in Nigeria can now be said to be a profession as stand up professional comedians make a good living out of it. Comedy in Nigeria has gotten to a whole new level with rib cracking stars rising day-by-day. Comedy comes with comedians whose aim is to keep you laughing till your ribs hurt.

Comedians in Nigeria have increased overtime, new acts spring forth but even at that, we’ve had some people who have kept up laughing for years now, let’s shine some light on some comedians in Nigeria. Here is our list of Top 5 Comedians In Nigeria…take a scroll down to see

  • Alibaba: His real name is Alibaba Apkorobome, fondly called the Grand Comedian Of The Federal republic Of Nigeria (GCFRN), a name he got for being one of the best in his field. He is said to be the inventor of Stand up comedy and this has taken him as far as the Aso Rock. He is also an event pioneer and MC for top celebrations in Nigeria for top politicians.


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  • Basket mouth: More than any other Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth remains the toast of reputable brands in Nigeria. Many call him the King of comedy for his ability as a stand up comedian and his frequent mini-movies with other comedians and celebrities. His real name is Bright Okpocha.


  • AY: Ayo Makun happens to be one of the most creative comedians in Nigeria. AY isn’t only a stand up comedian , he is also an entertainer, actor and TV host. AY has an annual show titled AY Live where he does mini movies with top Nigerian celebrities.


  • I Go Die: A funny man to the bone. Known for his jokes on poverty, politics with his off colour suits. He is UN ambassador and a good business man. he is the owner of Revamp Construction which deals in real estate, property and road construction.


  • Bovi: This Benin born comedian who goes by the name Bovi Ugboma, is popular for using Akpos in his jokes. Bovi isn’t your regular comedian as he has been in the Nollywood industry action over 30 min plays before switching to full time comedy. He has however aligned with other comedians , hence his swift climb in the comedy industry.


Share with us in the comment box what other comedian should have made our list of Top 5 comedians in Nigeria

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