10 Popular Nigerian Podcasts To Try Out Today

Nigerian Podcasts

One reason why podcasts are great is that you can listen while you go about your day doing other stuff.

But if you aren’t a podcast listener yet, or you’ve had your fill of the ones you already listen to, then you might find yourself in a rut regarding fresh content.

Perhaps you aren’t in a rut, but you want to enjoy a Nigerian podcast from people who think like you and know the things you know.

Try out the following podcast shows to free yourself from your rut or find something authentically Nigerian. 

F and S uncensored

Hosts: Feyikemi Akin-Bankole and Simi Badiru

Genre: Society and Culture

For: Those who enjoy discussions about pop culture and music. If you like to be kept up to date about the current social events that pop up on the timeline. If you like to hear uncensored takes that may resemble your own. This one is for you.

Average run-time: 40 minutes

Status: Active (new episodes released weekly)

Voice of Change Podcast

Host: Olajumoke Adenowo

Genre: Religion and Spirituality

For: People looking to get that little tidbit of inspiration to start the day. Or those who want to give their minds a challenge about why things are the way they are and what they can do about it.

Average run-time: 9 minutes

Status: Active (new episodes released weekly)

A Music In Time Podcast

Host: Osagie Alonge

Genre: Music History

For: The music buff. And those who go beyond listening to the music into the artist and their motivations. If you care about the musician’s process and their worldviews, then this one is for you.

Average run-time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Status: Active 

Jesus and Jollof

Hosts: Luvvie Ajayi and Yvonne Orji

Genre: Society and Culture

For: Those who enjoy conversations on topics familiar to Nigerian millennials. This will do nicely if you like humour, comedy, and banter between friends.

Average run-time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Status: Dormant (currently on a hiatus)

The Smart Money Tribe

Hosts: Arese Ugwu

Genre: Business

For: Fans of the Smart Money Woman and fans of financial prudence. If you want to learn about the tips and principles that’ll put you financially in the driver’s seat, then this is the one.

Average run-time: 1 hour

Status: Active

The Significant Other Podcast

Hosts: Kingsley Uzondu

Genre: Philosophy

For: Those who want to hear the philosophies and insights of the random stranger. This show has them on and lets them explain why they think what they think.

Average run-time: 20 minutes

Status: Dormant 

Road to 30

Hosts: Isaac Adekanye and Dolapo Akintoye

Genre: Society and Culture

For: For the young Nigerian millennial. This show discusses the things you’ve probably talked about on the timeline and provides opinionated takes for you to nod your head to, or to shake your head against.

Average run-time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Status: Active (new episodes released weekly)

So Nigerian

Hosts: Dami Aros

Genre: Society and Culture

For: The “Average Nigerian youth”. This podcast tackles trending topics relevant to Nigerian youth from the different perspectives of the hosts. There will be humour, banter, and a little bit of debate.

Average run-time: 40 minutes

Status: Active


How Far With Mr. Eazi and Temi Otedola

Hosts: Temi Otedola and Tosin Ajibade (Mr. Eazi)

Genre: Society and Culture

For: Fans of Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola, and for anyone who would like to hear what a chat in their relationship sounds like. They talk about entertainment and current social issues.

Average run-time: 45 minutes

Status: Dormant

I Said What I Said

Hosts: Feyikemi “F.K.” Abudu and Jola “Jollz” Ayeye

Genre: Society and Culture

Description: The Lagos millennial experience, according to FK and Jollz

For those familiar with the Lagos Millennial experience, for fans of FK and Jollz, and those who want to hear their takes on topics ranging from the Grammy’s to Unemployment in Nigeria

Average run-time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Status: Active (new episodes released weekly)

So there you go. 10 Nigerian Podcasts for you to try out. All you have to do now is plug in your earpieces (or connect your AirPods) and give them a listen.

Then come back and tell us what you think. Did you like them? Did you hate them?

In the spirit of reciprocity, we’d also like to get recommendations. What are your favourite podcasts?

Let’s have it all in the comments.

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