Top 80 Nollywood Movie Directors in Nigeria

The Nollywood (Nigerian film industry) has acounted for one of Nigeria’s biggest exports for decades. Nollywood is Nigeria’s newest goldmine. The industry generates a huge sum of over 600USD annually according to UN.ORG

Accolades cannot be poured out on the Nigerian movie industry with the talented and energetic movie directors gracing the movie industry. Everyday new entrants are recorded via the actors Guild of Nigeria, a body that regulates and represents the affairs of Nollywood actors in Nigeria and abroad.

In this post, I will be dishing out the list of all top Nollywood movie directors in Nigeria as well as their Instagram handles which would be beneficial for fans that would want to reach out to them via DMs ( Direct Messages). The list contains veterans actors and actresses who also have completed movie directing schools or  learnt through the job. You would be surprised to  see that most Nollywood film directors  are faces you are already familiar with because they once started as actors and actresses.

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These movie Download and producers listed have paid their dues in the Nigerian entertainment industry with various blockbuster movies produced in the past and recent years.

See below for the list of top 80 movie directors and producers below.

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Top Nollywood Movie Directors in Nigeria

  1. Toyin Abraham
  2. Adekunle Adejuyigbe
  3. Yewande Adekoya
  4. Dolapo ‘LowlaDee’ Adeleke
  5. Wale Adenuga
  6. Funsho Adeolu
  7. Sikiru Adesina
  8. Kemi Adetiba
  9. Newton Aduaka
  10. Kunle Afolayan
  11. Afro Candy
  12. Eric Aghimien
  13. Aje Filmworks
  14. Niji Akanni
  15. Mahmood Ali-Balogun
  16. Genevieve Nnaji
  17. Niyi Akinmolayan
  18. Pascal Amanfo
  19. Fred Amata
  20. Jeta Amata
  21. Bolaji Amusan
  22. Chet Anekwe
  23. Frank Rajah Arase
  24. Ejike Asiegbu
  25. Pascal Atuma
  26. Ishaya Bako
  27. Ola Balogun
  28. Gloria Bamiloye
  29. Biyi Bandele
  30. Michelle Bello
  31. Teco Benson
  32. JJ Bunny
  33. Andy Chukwu
  34. Sam Dede
  35. Nonso Diobi
  36. Andrew Dosunmu
  37. Emamode Edosio
  38. Chico Ejiro
  39. Prince Eke
  40. Desmond Elliot
  41. Obi Emelonye
  42. Rick Famuyiwa
  43. Tam Fiofori
  44. Shan George
  45. Kenneth Gyang
  46. Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen
  47. Chinedum Iregbu
  48. Dickson Iroegbu
  49. Uche Jombo
  50. Tunde Kelani
  51. Mak ‘Kusare
  52. Akin Lewis
  53. Ndave David Njoku
  54. Charles Novia
  55. Chike Nwoffiah
  56. Lonzo Nzekwe
  57. J. Obasi
  58. Saint Obi
  59. Femi Odugbemi
  60. Tade Ogidan
  61. Kingsley Ogoro
  62. Akin Ogungbe
  63. Wole Oguntokun
  64. Izu Ojukwu
  65. Stephanie Okereke Linus
  66. Mildred Okwo
  67. Mayowa Oluyeba
  68. Akin Omotoso
  69. Ikechukwu Onyeka
  70. Zack Orji
  71. Tope Oshin Ogun
  72. Olatunde Osunsanmi
  73. Clarence Peters
  74. Robert O. Peters
  75. Gbenga Salu
  76. Zina Saro-Wiwa
  77. Joke Silva
  78. Bob-Manuel Udokwu
  79. Uzee Usman
  80. Rogers Ofime
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The lists above are not cast in stones, I’m open to new names should they meet the requirements. What’s your opinion on the top 80 movie directors and producers in Nigeria today? Send your comments via the comment section below and we shall respond ASAP.

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