The use of social networks to get fame has become something on the rise, and we can’t help but mention the Nigerian Instagram Comedians who were able to gain from these huge opportunities.
Currently, all these comedians are doing really well in their areas of expertise and are even beginning to get access to the mainstream TV audience through their appearances in shows, programs, or as masters of ceremony.
All these feats were started and explored through Instagram and are now yielding a profit for them. One great thing about each of them, they have different ways of showcasing their talents, so you’ll get a special dose of fresh content even if you follow all of them. Here are our top Instagram comedians, arranged according to their follower base.
BrodaShaggi is an Instagram entertainer you’ll love checking out with his funny voice and manner of speaking. He always has the funniest answers to simple questions. Shaggi has the highest number of followers on this list with 1.8 million and is into singing and dancing. In fact, you might have probably seen him in some Nigerian music videos without even noticing. The Bushman Challenge is one of his comedy series, and it’s so funny.
#2 LASISI ELENU
Lasisi Elenu is the No. 1 Ranter Comedian on Instagram and the CEO of SumJusAppenRighNow, with 1.5 million followers and a lively Instagram page to boot. He has comedy series on different things, amongst which the popular ones are Br Segun, Nike, and Google comedy series. You’ll definitely keep scrolling through his page for more content the moment he starts.
Gloria Oloruntobi, known by her Instagram handle as Maraji is one of the Nigerian female Instagram comedians with a massive audience of 1 million followers and loads of talent up her sleeve. One amazing thing about her is the fact that she plays the whole character in her skits, whether it’s father and daughter, mother and daughter, friends, or best friends.
Anything you can think of. It is sufficient to say she’s a lone player that creates amazing comedy through videos starring her alone. Here’s one of her skits below.
#4 OMO IBADAN
Lizzy Jay, also known as Omo Ibadan, is one of the Nigerian female comedians making waves on Instagram and has a follower base of 837k. Here’s another person that does her skits in the Yoruba language, the Ibadan dialect to be precise, hence her comedy name “Omo Ibadan.”
However, she also does English subtitles with some of her comedy videos. She’s always entertaining viewers with different types of comedy skits that include her not minding her business and ending up in trouble at the end.
However, her most enjoyable series is that of Omoibadancosinsenta where she trains kids in a funny way. Check out one of her omoibadancosinsenta series below and follow her on Instagram via @iamlizzyjay.
#5 ANKARA GUCCI
Ankara Gucci with the Instagram handle of @thecuteabiola is another Instagram sensation and comedian to follow. He runs his comedy series mostly in the Yoruba language, so if you don’t understand the language, it might be difficult for you to enjoy his comedy.
Although, he does have English subtitles underneath, which you can follow. He has 337k followers on his page. His Instagram handle is @thecuteabiola Here’s one of his comedies for you to watch.
Also called the ogapatapataofdemall with a follower base of 296k. This is another Nigerian Instagram comedian you really should follow. Even though his follower base does not do him enough justice, he has amazing talent that’s hard to find.
His comedy series is a mix of comedy and deep thoughts. He tries to let you understand the things you are supposed to do and be doing and the things that aren’t worth doing while still making you laugh your head off.
There’s a lot of reasoning to be gained from his comedies. His comedy skits are mostly in the form of questions like, “What is the difference between one thing and another thing?” Follow him on his page @mcedopikin.
MCDASAINT, with the Instagram, handle @iamda_saint is another volatile Nigerian Instagram comedian that does his comedies in an interesting way. He uses the form of giving his opinion on subject matters to drive home important points while still giving viewers fun when watching.
McDaSaint has 100k followers and, with time, he’s definitely going to keep amassing more followers due to his type of comedy.
Here is another Instagram comedian that will liven up your day after a stressful day at work with his comedy skits.
He has an Instagram follower-base of 44.9k and creates his skits in the form of women with three characters, which are Breastilola (The Angry woman), Natasha (the fake slay queen) and Pragya (Shy Indian girl). Check out one of his funny skits and follow him on @paulscata.
Who’s your best Nigerian Instagram comedian and which other comedians do you follow that are not mentioned here? Leave your reply in the comment section below.