Gone are the days when conventional TV reigned supreme. YouTube, since its inception, has offered viewers a much wider platform for visual entertainment and social interaction. It also now offers a new and exciting way for people to show off their creativity and voice to the world, and there are literally thousands of channels for nearly any interest. Whether you want to find a new hairstyle to wear to an event, learn how to cook mouthwatering dishes from your favorite movies or TV shows, see what goes on in other parts of the world or keep up with news or information on your community or company, YouTube has something to offer.
It took Nigerians quite a while to get their presence felt on the YouTube space, but now there are tons of Nigerian personalities taking the video service by storm, bringing comedy, beauty, gaming and advice videos every day.
- Toke Makinwa (Toke Moments)
Toke Makinwa has a day-job working her voice as a VJ at Nigeria’s Rythm 93.7 FM, but when she off duty and kicks back, she’s dishing out lots of advice about love and relationship. Think of it like a vlogger, Nigerian version of Steve Harvey’s Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man.
2. Yemisi Odusanya (SisiYemmie TV)[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iC0bVW9FUsg&w=560&h=315]
Arguably the most popular YouTuber in Nigeria, Sisi Yemmie has one of the more stunning YouTube accounts in Nigeria. She dishes out steps on how to prepare different delicacies and make them well. Her work is quiet amazing, From clean camera work to a brilliant production.
3. Delphine Okobah (The delphinator TV)[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD_oJZ9DIoM&w=560&h=315]
Graphic designer, event compere, red carpet host and former beauty pageant contestant, Delphine’s videos focus on African film (especially Nollywood) reviews, previews and interviews with movie cast-members with occasional forays onto the red carpet.
She also sometimes includes travel and personal vlog content. This girl is quirky in the absolute best way and she is easily one of the best rising stars on the Nigerian Youtube space this past year.
4. Patricia Bright[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMI2WhbqcAI&w=560&h=315]
Patricia Bright has been making waves as everyone’s favorite YouTuber lately. Her vlogs and review posts landed her on the cover page of Glamour magazine. The personality driven page is sure to be one of the pages you look forward to week after week.
5. Dimma Umeh[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45spff0hFeo&w=560&h=315]
Dimma Umeh‘s YouTube page is a clean collection of make up videos, lifestyle vlogs, reviews and basically everything content. Dimma has been able to become a Jacqueline of all trades by not only being consistent, but by also mastering the ABCs of each type of video.