The advent of social media has done better than harm to us. A lot of young people have taken social media to do successful things. If you have been following trends, you will find out that it is even possible to make money and get help from just being on social media. While a lot of young people are complaining about the joblessness in our country, others are making waves on social media. Here are 5 young Nigerian Instagram Comedians who have decided to warm their way into our hearts with their funny skits on Instagram.
Gloria Oluruntobi popularly known as Maraji has engraved her name in the hearts of Nigeria. With everything going on in the country, we can never go wrong with a dose of comedy, and that is what Maraji does. She serves us creative skits in a golden plate. With over a million followers on Instagram, the graduate of International Relations from Covenant University has worked with top brands creating contents and advertising for them. Social media is her primary source of income.
Ekene Clinton Egbuna known by his stage name Kintoncod is another force to reckon with in the social media comedy business. The Biomedical Science graduate of Anglia Ruskin University who also has a Master’s degree from the University of Bedfordshire started the comedy business in his church at Cambridge city, and the rest is history. Clinton has a strong following on social media; he is also an MC and a content creator for brands.
A lot of people do not know this, but Crazeclown’s real name is Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke. He is famous for his skits as Papa Ade. He holds a degree in Medicine from a University in Ukraine. His parents though his dad is late now are both medics, and he decided to follow the path, but he is very passionate about comedy. Dr. Craze came into the limelight in 2013, and since then, it has been a very successful ride with him. He is one of the most followed comedians on Instagram.
Popularly Instagram comedian Chibuike Josh Alfred known by his social media name Josh2funny became a viral sensation when his skits went viral. The graduate of Computer Science from Federal Science and Technical College is known for his hilarious parodies, and his signature outfit in which he ties a scarf on his head, dresses like a woman and plays the typical Igbo woman in his videos. He has over 900k followers.
Wofai Ewa is a Nigerian comedienne known for her hilarious skits on social media. The celebrity who studied Theatre and Media Studies gained popularity after her skits went viral in 2014. Since then, Wofai has been nothing, but great. She has transitioned from being just an Instagram comedienne to an event host and actress. She has featured in Nollywood hits like New Money, The Wedding Party 2. She is also a series regular on Basket’s Mouth’sMy Flatmates.
We have Lasisi, Williams Uchemba, Datwarrigirl, ChiefObi, the list is endless, but for this article, we listed 5. You can add yours to the list.