One of the questions tearing Nigerian youths apart on social media is who are the best Instagram comedians in Nigeria? or who is the best Instagram Comedian in Nigeria in 2021.
Let’s face it, these guys have helped us stay happy for as long as social media exists.
We’ve had them with different styles and costumes, creating content that gets us rolling on the floor with laughter. They deserve some accolades.
From the days of Craze clown down to this era of Taaooma, we’ve had different types of Instagram comedians with each having his/her own uniqueness.
Agbada and the slaps that never stopped coming on Ade’s face.
Twyse arguably brought video editing creativity to the game when he made himself feature in the same video as different characters – father, mother, son, daughter, house girl – distinguishing each character with unique costumes and accents.
Today we have so many of them including Maraji, Taaooma, Lasisi, Brodda Shaggi, Mr. Macaroni and so on. But the question stands who is the best Instagram comedian among them all?
In this article, we have compiled a list of the best Instagram comedian in Nigeria as far as 2021 is concerned. Aside from the fact that the list is based on their 2020 exploits, here are other criteria for the list Follower-ship on Instagram, Engagement with content, Creation of viral content, A significant presence on at least one other social media platform aside Instagram.
Here is a list of the Top 10 best Instagram comedians in Nigeria 2021
Who is Josh2funny?
Josh Alfred, known widely as Josh2funny takes on the character of Madam Felicia and always cracks us whenever he does his thing. The over 1.4 million people following him on Instagram would attest to his talent.
His ability to remain consistent over the years has helped him to stand out among his peers in the industry.
He is number 10th on the list today for the Best Nigerian Instagram Comedian but would probably have been in the top 3 if this was written last year.
Who is Oluwadolarz?
Born Ogunleye Olamide Babatunde, Oluwadolarz is one of the really consistent Instagram comedians out there. His ability to create highly relatable content is really top-notch.
With the character of a big brother for his siblings, Ope and Ayo (who are actually his siblings), Dolarz constantly finds himself resolving one issue or the other. Or in some cases, he becomes the one who causes the problem between his siblings.
With over 1.6 million followers on Instagram, there is no denying the love for his content out there.
Who is MC Lively?
Michael Sani Amanesi, popularly known as MC Lively is one of the crazy ones.
Lively is an angry unemployed Nigerian who depicts the everyday struggle of unemployed people in the country.
But what’s funny about being unemployed? Absolutely nothing as it’s a sad situation for anyone in the predicament.
However, Lively has somehow found a way to create humor around the situation and we all just can’t get enough of it.
The 1.2 million followership he has on Instagram speaks volumes of the love he is getting from Nigerians.
Who is Woli Agba?
Femi Ajewole, AKA Woli Agba first won our hearts as the chief prophet (Woli Agba) in the Alfa Sule skits.
It was still the DVD/VCD era and virtually every home had at least a CD of one of their gospel comedies at the time.
Fast forward to today and Ajewole has gone on to become one of the most loved and best Instagram comedians in Nigeria out there.
Despite his content been mostly in the Yoruba Language, his fame cuts across different sections of the Nigerian audience.
He currently has over 2.5 million followers on Instagram so you can bet he is doing something right.
Who is Mr. Macaroni?
Oooin, You are doing well, freaky freaky, fantabulous… This guy has given us more slang than we can handle. He goes by the name Debo Adebayo, but we all know him as Mr. Macaroni.
His rise to fame must have taken a lot of work and commitment, but most of us definitely didn’t see him coming.
His character is that of an irresponsible married man chasing after everything in a skirt and constantly meeting his waterloo.
You will easily identify him with his wine-colored agbada and prominent lips, and of course his constant use of relatable, yet unique slang.
He is one of the few who have successfully established some level of relevance on Twitter as well.
His stature and constant wearing of agbada may suggest the Instagram celebrity is way above 40. Well, he is most likely less than 30 as he was seen rocking his NYSC uniform just a few months ago.
Who is Broda Shaggi?
Samuel Animashaun Perry is your number one fine boy agbero in Nigeria and you know him as Broda Shaggi. You love, we all do.
From the days of taking questions from Aunty Shaggi to this point where he is now solo, Broda Shaggi has remained consistent and always dished out entertaining content and can also be regarded as one of the Best Instagram Comedians in Nigeria.
He has so far earned love and support from musicians and celebrities, earning him an appearance in music videos and movies.
Nigerian pop sensation, Davido even granted him membership to his 30 Billion Gang which comes with pecks and benefits. 3 million followers on Instagram is not beans, lol.
Who is Sydney Talker?
AKA the Towel guy, Sydney is one of the most creative and consistent content creators out there. Though his contents are often not suitable for people less than 18, he manages to keep his followers entertained.
His influence in the Instagram comedy industry cannot be overemphasized as he has helped many of his friends grow within the industry.
What about music promotion, this guy is just really versatile.
We read and heard many people say the first time they heard of T-Classic was when Sydney did a dance video to his hit single Nobody fine pass you. He currently has over 1.2 million followers.
Who is Maraji?
Gloria Oloruntobi who we all know as Maraji is on a special level. She is up there when you talk to some of the people who Instagram comedy game; increased the quality of production and content.
She makes highly relatable content on African homes that get her fans rolling on the floor. The aptness of her stories in relation to reality is just so spectacular.
She has worked with some of the biggest brands in the country to create promotional contents that entertain. Even though she seemed to have slowed down a little in recent times, every time she decides to put out something, it still comes out as a hit.
Who is Lasisi Elenu?
He started as a ranter, then the Nike series, now he is the yahoo boy constantly talking to his colleagues Spending and Jacuzzi. And you just start to wonder if there is anything Lasisi can’t do.
Every time he notices that a type of content is no longer getting the traction he wants, he switches to something else, something more creative. He is versatile like that. Of course, you can’t take away the fact that his Snapchat filter does help.
Taaooma – Who is the best Instagram comedian in Nigeria 2021?
Who is Taaooma?
Taaooma is no doubt the undisputed Best Instagram Comedian in Nigerian for the year 2021.
The quality of her content, the humor, consistency, and relatability just make her stand out from the crowd.
Denying that Taaooma is the Best Instagram Comedian in Nigeria at the moment is as good as denying the existence of COVID-19 – you are only deceiving yourself.
Her ability to hold Instagram and Twitter down with her content is definitely deserving of applauds as it’s not something you see all the time among Instagram comedians.
If she continues at this pace, it will be hard for anyone to unseat her from this position in a long while.