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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Nigeria, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Nigeria and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Nigeria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Nigerian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Nigeria is included when available.

List is made up of many different people, including Oris Erhuero and Tony Sebastian Ukpo.

This historic screenwriters from Nigeria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Nigerian screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Nigeria?" These prominent screenwriters of Nigeria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Nigerian screenwriters.

Use this list of renowned Nigerian screenwriters to discover some new screenwriters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (10 items)

Alkiviades "Alki" David is a Greek billionaire heir, a member of the Leventis family, whose holdings include manufacturing, bottling plants, property and shipping. In 2008 he was the majority shareholder of Leventis-David Group, which owns Coca-Cola Hellenic bottling plants in 28 countries. His ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: The Bank Job, The Grid, Flight of Fury, Opa!, Fishtales, + more

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Anthony Onah is a film producer, film director, screenwriter and film editor. ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Makurdi, Nigeria

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor, Film Director

Credits: Fran's Daughter, The Cure


Branwen Okpako is a film director and screenwriter. ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria

Profession: Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: The Education of Auma Obama, NEUE BILDER schwarzer filmschaffender in deutschland, Valley of the Innocent, Dirt for Dinner, The Curse of Medea

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Julius Onah is a Nigerian-American filmmaker, who was raised in Arlington, VA and Washington D.C. after having lived in the Philippines, Nigeria, Togo, and the United Kingdom. He currently resides in New York City. In the summer of 2010 he was selected as one of Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Makurdi, Nigeria

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor, Actor, + more

Credits: The Girl Is in Trouble, Big Man

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