Christmas is here, bringing joy to young and old alike, and if you’re looking for shows to watch with your family this season, African streaming platform ‘Showmax‘ offers you several shows to enjoy.
From ‘The Real Housewives of Lagos’ to ‘Flawsome’ In line with the festive season, the streaming platform launched a festive campaign to spread the love.
It features stars from Showmax Nigerian Originals, Chioma Ikokwu from reality TV series The Real Housewives of Lagos and Bisola Aiyeola, Ini-Dima Okojie, Sharon Ooja and Enado Odigie from Flawsome, Daniel K from Daniel from Diiche and Folu Storms- from Crime and Justice. Lagos.
Here are five Nigerian originals to enjoy this holiday season.
The Real Housewives of Lagos
Lagos has a lot of rich people and an extravagant lifestyle for women. This series follows previous members, including Real Housewives of Atlanta, Jersey, Durban and Melbourne.
The The Real Housewives of Lagos the reality TV series chronicles the opulent and opulent lifestyles of some of the richest women in Lagos, living their best Eco-Miami lives. Plus, you can expect all the drama and gbas gbos of The Real Housewives franchise.
If you like a lot of plot twists, this is for you the goddesses is a psychological thriller and a Nigerian Original limited series on the streaming platform.
Uzoamaka Onuoha is a leading actress of Odiiche (‘Diiche’ for short).
The film revolves around Diiche, who becomes the prime suspect in a high-profile murder investigation over the death of her fiance, Nnamdi.
She must investigate herself to find out who killed her fiancé and to forgive herself. However, there is more to the case than meets the eye and a story from almost 30 years ago, known only to the mother, reveals the clash between good and evil.
Diiche is directed by James Omokwe, Tolu Ajayi, Fiyin Gambo and Ifeoma Chukwuogo and features a vibrant mix of Nollywood actors and established, including Daniel K Daniel, Efa Iwara, Uzoamaka Onuoha, Frank Konwea, Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Kalu Ikeagwu, Chinyere Wilfred and Gloria Anozie-Young.
Crime and Justice Lagos
This series, set in Africa’s largest city, Crime and Justice LagosIt follows the Serious and Special Crimes Unit, headed by Superintendent Kelechi ‘KC’ Farasin and Superintendent Danladi Dikko.
The series examines the activities of the fictional Special and Serious Crimes Unit (SSCU), led by its charismatic leader, Deputy Commissioner of Police Femi Biboye (William Benson), and an elite team of senior detectives led by Superintendent Kelechi “KC” Farasin. (Folu Storms) and Superintendent Danladi Dikko (Jammal Ibrahim).
mistake It revolves around the lives of four friends portrayed by Bisola Aiyeola, Ini Dima-Okojie, Sharon Ooja and Enado Odigie as they navigate their personal and professional lives. At the same time, they are bound by the flawed but unbreakable bonds they share.
The 13-episode series shows these young women working hard, planning, dating and falling in love and nurturing dreams big and small.
Although their circumstances change, one thing remains constant: their loyalty to each other and their devotion to the hustle and bustle.
The series has also been filmed in Lagos, Nigeria. Also starring Gabriel Afolayan, John Dumelo, Baaj Adebule, Iretiola Doyle, Toyin Abraham, Chris Attoh, Ali Nuhu, Joselyn Dumas and Shine Rosman.
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If you are a music lover, this is for you.
Journey of the Beats is the untold story of Afrobeats.
Showmax tells stories from the back streets of Lagos and Nigeria to world-class festivals, stadiums and the Grammys.
Produced by founding creator Obi Asika, the ten-part documentary series chronicles the history and origins of Afrobeats.
Featuring music historians and some of Nigeria’s most prominent artists such as 2Baba, P-Square, Onyeka Onwenu, Daddy Showkey, Flavor and D’Banj, the docu-series traces the journey of Nigerian and black music over the years.
If you have enough time to explore the online streaming platform, here is a list of the most exciting titles in Africa and around the world.
- Blood Psalms
- Dragon’s House
- Crime and Justice (Kenya)
- Ghanaian Jollof
- My Perfect Funeral
- This body works for me
- Region 49
- Life with Kelly Khumalo
- The Baba Twins
- THE LADY
- The Real Housewives of Durban
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