5 Nigerian Web Series to Watch

5 Nigerian Web Series to Watch

While much of the wider world’s attention has been on Nollywood and the big screen, Nigeria’s creatives are turning to smaller screens and snackable drama series in order to capture the attention of a much wider and younger audience. The rise of web series on the continent has led to a wealth of content that is available to all, including us right here in the UK. So, we’ve handpicked some of the best Nigerian webseries for you to watch - from The OC-esque Las Gidi to crime comedy Inspector K.

Chuku's Chats with Great British Bake Off's Benjamina Ebuehi

Chuku's Chats with Great British Bake Off's Benjamina Ebuehi

Practising her baked creations since she was 14, there's not much about baking Benjmina Ebuehi doesn't know. So it's no surprise that she reached the quarter finals of her series of Great British Bake Off. Whether because of our mutual love for food our her infectious smile, we're a big fan of the talented baker over at Chuku's HQ and so it was our pleasure to sit and chat with her. 

Chuku's Chats with Media Mogul Biola Alabi

Chuku's Chats with Media Mogul Biola Alabi

Biola Alabi is an African media expert with over 25 years of local and global media experience. She is the founder and CEO of Biola Alabi Media, a leading consultancy and production company based in Nigeria. Having watched her Nollywood hit Banana Island Ghost last summer we had the pleasure of speaking to her over the Christmas break and find out more about the person behind the brand.

Chuku's Chats with Travel Writer Noo Saro-Wiwa

Chuku's Chats with Travel Writer Noo Saro-Wiwa

Noo Saro-Wiwa is "a pioneer in contemporary travel writing" says The Guardian. Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria follows Noo as she voyages from the bustle of Lagos to the beauty of the eastern mountains. Nominated for several writing awards, it's a beautiful exploration of Nigeria and after reading it we knew we had to sat down with the brilliant mind behind it.