Famous Screenwriters from Nigeria

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.

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  • Alkiviades David (born May 1968; pronounced AL-kee) 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 companies include the Internet-based television provider FilmOn, the home-shopping website 9021go.com, the streaming-video site BattleCam.com, and the modeling agency Independent Models. He has also appeared in feature films and on television.
    • Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Anthony Onah

    Anthony Onah is a film producer, film director, screenwriter and film editor.
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Makurdi, Nigeria
  • Branwen Okpako is a film director and screenwriter.
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Julius Onah (born February 10, 1983) is a Nigerian-American filmmaker.
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Makurdi, Nigeria
  • Kingsley Ogoro is a noted Nigerian film director, screenwriter and film producer best known for the acclaimed film Osuofia in London of 2003 in which he worked with Nkem Owoh. He has worked in the Nollywood film industry since 2003 mainly as a film producer and director.
    • Birthplace: Nigeria
  • Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

    Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen is a Nigerian film director, screenwriter and film producer.
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Benin City, Nigeria