Nigeria uses found footage about that country to create a silent piece.
Majeed Rahman, the Manager of MYC, a Sevens Football team from Malapuram, Kerala; recruits Samuel a Football player from Nigeria. The story revolves around the Sevens football culture in Malapuram and complications of bringing a foreign player to play in a local club.
Balogun's last film shot on 16mm, The Magic of Nigeria is a documentary that explores the culture and traditions of Nigeria as they are expressed in religion, art and everyday life, accompanied by a poetic voiceover.
Documentary about Eastern Nigeria after the civil war.
Jaja was a 19th century slave who rose up to become a legendary king before being kidnapped by the British, never to see his homeland again. 140 years later Jaja's great grandson, and heir to the throne, returns to Nigeria. Having been educated in the West, Walter's public school accent lands him an unlikely role - he becomes the voice of Big Brother Nigeria. Walter is part of a new wave of elite young Nigerians returning to live in Lagos. The burgeoning media world is their playground, and we join them in an energetic romp through its screens, sets and socials. Walter becomes a hustling TV and music producer, and takes us along for the ride. (Storyville)
Filmmaker Jeff Lieberman takes us on an unforgettable journey to Nigeria where the Igbo people, in researching their roots and history, find convincing cultural connections with Judaism. We are introduced to leaders of the community who maintain their Jewish beliefs and traditions with few resources. In a tormented country, where religious conflicts are a reality, the Igbo people are committed to perpetuating their legacy.
Explores modern African art--art that is on the verge of being "discovered" by the world. African art is an art that incorporates elements from both Africa and the West in response to an awakening global culture. This program features extensive interviews with artists working in Nigeria, one of Africa's art centers.
Konkombe is an extraordinary journey into the musical kaleidoscope of juju, Afrobeat, highlife, Afro-pop, and Lagos street music that makes up the Nigerian pop music scene. From traditional minstrels wandering the streets of Lagos to the talking drums of the Saharan north, from recording session with stars of juju and highlife to an intimate visit with Fela surrounded by his exotic wives, Konkombe looks at the entire spectrum of Nigerian music from its primitive roots to the most exciting stars of Afro-pop. Features performances, intimate interviews and recording sessions with some of the biggest stars of African music including King Sunny Ade, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Sonny Okosun, I.K. Dairo and more.
Big Brother Nigeria was a reality TV show based on the Big Brother TV series in which 12 contestants live in an isolated house and compete for a large cash prize worth $100000 at the end of the show by avoiding being evicted by viewers. A collaboration between Nigerian and South African production teams, it aired on DStv Channel 37 from March 5 to June 4, 2006. In a twist to the game, two new contestants were introduced on Day 23, much to the excitement of the remaining house mates. Ebuka, the most popular house mate for several weeks into the show and widely believed to emerge winner was the seventh house mate to be evicted; many viewers blame the overzealous Joe's Fan Club for his eviction. Joe himself was soon evicted as a result of the perceived arrogance and exuberance of his fans who turned viewers against him. Big Brother added another twist to the game on day 79 by canceling the day's scheduled nominations and making the house mates believe they will instead be evicted based on their performances on assigned tasks while in reality no more evictions were held and viewers began voting for the winner who turned out to be 26 year old Katung Aduwak. The voting results were verified by the auditing company of Alexander-Forbes.
Deal or No Deal Nigeria is the Nigerian adaptation of the international game show format Deal or No Deal. It airs on M-Net Africa on Saturdays at 18:00. The first series started on July 7, 2007, and is scheduled to finish on December 29, 2007. One-time Football player and TV presenter John Fashanu is the host. As in many other versions, models hold 26 cases, with values going up to USD$100,000.
Nigeria's Got Talent is a Nigerian reality talent show which is part of the Got Talent franchise. It was launched in 2012 on television stations AIT and NTA, and sponsored by telecommunication company Airtel. Hosted by Andre Blaze, a former presenter on Nigeria's Got Talent's fore-runner The Peak Talent Show, the judges were actress Kate Henshaw, comedian Yibo Koko, and radio presenter Dan Foster, who had previously held a similar position on Idols West Africa. The current champion is Amarachi Uyenne, an eight-year-old dancer from Delta. She is said to be Nigeria's youngest millionaire, having won the show's cash prize of ₦10,000,000.
Nigeria’s Top Model 2007 was a television event in Nigeria. Originally the show was planned to be a multi-episode reality competition such as the original format of America's Next Top Model. However, after an unsuccessful attempt to gain the rights for the franchise it was modeled as a competition that only lasted one evening. It took place on April 27, 2007. The event was held in London with prizes such as a contract with acclaimed agency Select Models and immediate booking for shows in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and others. Girls between 18 and 28 and who were at least 5'8 were allowed to compete. In a pageant-style contest with fourteen chosen girls competing in order to win the title of Nigeria's Top Model. In the first round the girls were narrowed down to six and with a second round resulting in the top 3 placements where Olabimitan Adeyinka took home victory. Given the big success the show enjoyed a second "Cycle" was planned but further plans did not surpass that stage.
Nigerian Idol is the local version of the Idol series franchise. It is the second Idol franchise for the country as it was already part of Idols West Africa which was also shot and produced in Nigeria. The show started with its first season in 2010, the 50th anniversary of the country with the tagline Live Your Dream. Accept No Limitation. Auditions were open for every Nigerian between 18 and 28. The first season went on air in October 2010 and is shown on 15 different channels all across Africa. On March 27, 2011, 26 year old Oneyka "Yeka Onka" Gilbert Elizabeth Onwuka from Ohafia was announced the first Nigerian Idol ever over fellow competitor and favorite-to-win Naomi Ebiama. She was awarded the sum of 7.5 Million Naira, a recording contract with Sony, a car and an all expense paid trip to South Africa. Prior of receiving a Golden Ticket in Lagos Onwuka unsuccessfully auditioned on two other occasions for the show. For the creation of the winning song the two finalists collaborated with award winning producer Jesse Jagz.