6 Nigeria?s Funiest Stand-Up Comedians.

6 Nigeria?s Funiest Stand-Up Comedians.

1. Basket Mouth.

Bright Okpocha known as and called Basket Mouth was born in Lagos on September 14, 1978. He is an Igbo, one of the major tribes of Nigeria. He is particularly, an indigene of Abia State, in
South Eastern geo-political zone of Nigeria.

Basket Mouth attended University Of Benin where he obtained a degree in Sociology and Anthropology.

He started as a drummer and a part-time musician, but in 2001 he had a break through, when he discovered he can be good as a comedian after meeting Alibaba.

Basket Mouth came to lime light when in the year 2003, he was among the international celebrities that featured in Europe in a show that also featured Akon, Beyonce, Boys 2 Men, Chriss Brown, Ciara, Dru Hill, Wyclef Jean,  Snoop Dogg, and many others had a live performance. In 2006, he had a wonderful performance in Atlanta during the Nigerian Reunion.

2. I Go Dye.

Francis Agoda, known as I Go Dye, was born on April 4, 1979. He is an indigene of Abraka, in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. He is married and has a son.

I Go Dye attended Ighogbadu Primary School. After that he went to College of Commerce Warri, Delta State. At a very tender age, he invented a flying helicopter, a hover craft ship, a radio transmitter and a battery table fan, which earned him a scholarship to study structural engineering at a university in New York, but he declined the offer.

I Go Dye ventured into comedy, when comedy in Nigeria wasn't considered as a means of achieving livelihood. His parents did not believe one could make a living out of comedy. 

He began his career in comedy in 1991 at the age of 13 in Delta State Television, DTV Top Show with veteran broadcaster Tunde Omonode. He also became co-host presenter of a programme called Mock News every Saturday, together with his friend Otaghware Otas Onodjayeke, fondly called i go save. Later, I Go Dye got a contract to perform in the first comedy club in Nigeria, the Prest Motel in Benin City, Edo State, where he was paid one thousand Naira per show. READ FULL BIOGRAPHY HERE.

3. Gordorns.

Godwin Komone popularly known as Gordons is an indigene of Delta State and an Urhobo by tribe.

He attended Ighogbadu Primary School, Delta. After that, he proceeded to Nana College, Delta State. He later became a graduate of Integrated Science from Delta State University.

Gordon?s break-through came in 2005, even though he started entertainment in 1992, passing through a lot of struggles and challenges. In 2005, he went to Lagos to do an album that later attracted a lot of attention as a lot of people liked his songs. It was around that time that Pastor Paul Adefarasin called him to anchor the experience programme where there was an audience of about 500,000 people. It was also at the event, he was told to do comedy which led to the programme becoming an explosion. That singular event catapulted him to stardom. READ FULL BIOGRAPHY HERE.

4. A.Y

Ayo Richard Makun popularly known as A.Y is a Nigerian Comedian, Actor, Professional Master of Ceremonies, live show host and writer.

He is a native of Ifon in Ondo State, but was born and bred in Delta State. A.Y attended Delta State University, Abraka where he studied Theater Arts and   obtained a degree in 2003.

A.Y became popular through his comic representation of Rev. Chris Okotie. As far back as the year 2006, he has won so many awards in comedy shows in Nigeria.

AY has been a big influence to upcoming comedians especially with his AY Open Mic Challenge where young comedians showcase their talents.

In 2009, A.Y. was made a U.N Peace Ambassador.

5. Bovi.

Abovi Ugboma also popularly called Bovi was born on September 25, 1979. He is a Nigerian comedian, director, producer, actor, and a writer. He is an indigene of Delta State, Nigeria.

Bovi attended University of Benin Staff School in Benin City. He had his secondary education at Government College, Ughellii, Delta State, continued at Edokpolor Grammar School, and concluded his secondary school at  Boys Model Secondary School, Onicha-olone, Delta State.

Bovi studied Thearter Arts at Delta State University, Abraka where he bagged a degree in Theartre  Arts. 

He began his career as a reporter at NTA. He worked as Richard Mofe Damijo?s(RMD) Personal Assistant from 2004 till 2006. He then set-up his own production team company in September 2006.

He kick-started his comedy career in April 2007 when he started airing the popular sitcom, ?Extended Family?. By 2008, Bovi was one of the most sought after comedians in Nigeria. He featured in Opa williams? Nite of 1000 Laughs and Basketmouths? Basketmouth Uncensored and ?Lord of the Ribs?. Bovi has worked with top Nigerian comedy giants including I Go Dye, I Go Save, Buchi, Basketmouth, Julius Agwu and Okey Bakassi. READ FULL BIOGRAPHY HERE.

6. Elenu.

Akinlami Babatunde Julius popularly known as Elenu is an upcoming Nigerian Comedian. 

Elenu has Ordinary National Diploma(OND) in Computer Science.

He actually never wanted to be a comedian. He never even knew what comedy was all about until the AY Comedy Competition. His talent led him into comedy. His ability to make people laugh, developed as he grew up but he never knew it was something that people could use to make money. His parents have been very supportive of his career.

Elenu had his breakthrough in the comedy industry in November 10, 2006, when he won the AY Open Mic Comedy Competition. Since then, his journey into comedy has been very smooth. READ FULL BIOGRAPHY HERE.

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