Seven exciting new Nigerian movies and TV shows have been added to Netflix, which is sure to attract viewers in Nigeria and around the world. Ben Amadasun, Netflix’s Vice President of Content in the Middle East and Africa, was excited about these projects and the chance to work with some of Nigeria’s most talented producers. This huge influx of amazing content shows Nigeria’s storytelling prowess and creativity, making Netflix the clear choice for extraordinary Nigerian stories.

7 Nigerian Movies & Series to Watch on Netflix in October 2023:


Ijogbon is one of the coming-of-age dramas and adventure films. It follows the lives of four teenagers from a town in South-West Nigeria. When they find a bag full of diamonds, it sets the stage for a gripping story with serious consequences. This interesting movie was directed by the famous Kunle Afolayan and made by Golden Effects Pictures. Ruby Akubueze, Kayode Ojuolape, Oluwaseyi Ebiesuwa, Fawaz Aina of Ikorodu Boiz, Yemi Solade, Gabriel Afolayan, and Bimbo Manuel are just a few of the talented actors in the group.

Merry Men 3: Nemesis

Want to go on a funny adventure? Then pick “Merry Men 3: Nemesis”! This is the end of the story of the Merry Men, who are Nigeria’s favorite unexpected heroes. Get ready for crazy jokes, nonstop action, and characters that are so much fun they seem to jump off the screen. Get ready for a thrilling ride as the Merry Men fight to keep the country safe, adding their own unique comedy twist to every action.

Shanty Town

Would you like something more suspenseful? “Shanty Town” is a grimy crime story that will take you deep into the slums of Lagos. Ini Edo and Richard Mofe Damijo, two Nollywood stars, are sure to give great performances. There are some tough themes in this movie, like corruption and the fight for forgiveness. “Shanty Town” sends a strong message about the human cost of desire as the characters get caught up in a web of lies and betrayal.

The Black Book

For people who like mystery and crime tales, The Black Book is a new movie on Netflix. When a group of dishonest police officers sadly takes a man’s only son, old grudges come to the surface. After that, there is a never-ending search for justice, which makes for a very suspenseful story. Cast: Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ade Laoye, Sam Dede, Alex Usifo Omiagbo, Olumide Oworu, Shaffy Bello, Ireti Doyle, Taiwo Ajayi Lycett, Ikechukwu Onunaku, Patrick Doyle, Bimbo Manuel, Femi Branch, Denola Grey, Kelechi Udegbe, and Nobert Young. Effiong directed and produced the project.

To Kill A Monkey

To Kill A Monkey is a much-anticipated crime thriller series directed, written, and produced by Kemi Adetiba. Starring William Benson and Bucci Franklin in lead roles, the series is supported by a stellar cast, including Bimbo Akintola, Chidi Mokeme, Dami Adegbite, and Ireti Doyle. This intense narrative recently kicked off production, promising an enthralling story that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

Aníkúlápó (Series)

Another gem from Kunle Afolayan and Golden Effects, Aníkúlápó returns as a four-part series, much to the delight of fans of the original Yoruba epic. Directed and produced by Afolayan, the series features returning stars such as Sola Sowobale, Kunle Remi, and Bimbo Ademoye, alongside new additions like Owobo Ogunde, Gabriel Afolayan, Lateef Adedimeji, Eyiyemi Afolayan, Uzee Usman, Oyinda Sanni, and Taiwo Hassan. This series promises to captivate audiences and take them on a new adventure through the world of Aníkúlápó.

Òlòtūré (Series)

Building on the success of the film, Òlòtūré, Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Studios brings the story back to Netflix as a series. Òlòtūré continues her undercover work as a journalist, crossing the Benin border and embarking on a perilous journey through hostile lands, from the Niger to Libya and the Mediterranean. Director Kenneth Gyang and the beloved cast, including Sharon Ooja, Omoni Oboli, Beverley Osu, Ikechukwu Onunaku, Stan Nze, Amarachukwu Ono, Bukola Oladipupo, Daniel Etim Effiong, and Patrick Doyle, promise to deliver a gripping narrative that sheds light on the harrowing world of human trafficking.

This great collection of films and TV shows proves that Netflix is dedicated to bringing great Nigerian content to audiences around the world. Each of these shows promises to keep people interested with their stories and exceptional casts. Don’t miss the chance to explore the world of Nigerian storytelling at its best this October.

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