List of New Nollywood Movies on Netflix in Nigeria (March 2023)

Are you interested in the best Nollywood films and series, and the latest list of new Nigerian movies on Netflix to watch and download online today?

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Nigerian movies industry is one of the growing industries in entertainment right now.

Nigerian movies have improved from what we used to know back in the days when we were little.

This year, Nollywood producers have vowed to make a good amount of classic new Nigerian movies.

In this post, we are highlighting the top 7 best Nollywood movies you can watch online on your mobile device from the comfort of your home.

Getting started…

Best New Nigerian Movies on Netflix in 2023

Here are the best Nollywood movies in Nigeria to watch on Netflix online:

7. King of Thieves

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King of Thieves, a Nigerian thriller film produced by Femi Adebayo and directed by Tope Adebayo, and Adebayo Tijani is a story of a famous town and prosperous kingdom of Ajeromi, things were going as good as they should be in the Ajeromi kingdom until Agesinkole, a powerful bandit and terrorist came to terrorize the peaceful and prosperous kingdom of Ajeromi.

The Ajeromi Kingdom, however, sought to destroy this Agesinkole bandit with just every power within them, including their hunters, witches, wizard, and every power they possess.


  • Femi Adebayo as Agesinkole
  • Odunlade Adekola as King of Ajeromi
  • Toyin Abraham as Queen of Ajeromi
  • Ibrahim Chatta
  • Lateef Adedimeji
  • Aisha Lawal
  • Broda Shaggi
  • Segun Arinze – Narrator
  • Mr. Macaroni
  • Dele Odule
  • Adebayo Salami

6. Before Valentine’s

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While preparing for the most romantic day of the year, four hairdressers at a Lagos salon face wild dramas in their love lives and their families.

Before Valentine, a romantic love-story mainly revolves around an ensemble cast of characters, all experiencing the trials of love, all before the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day.


  • Shawn Faqua
  • Meg Otanwa
  • Uche Montana
  • Teddy A
  • Ngozi Nwosu
  • Elozonam Ogbolu
  • Baaj Adebule
  • Inem King
  • Venita Akpofure
  • Ben Touitou
  • Bolaji Ogunmola
  • Yvonne Jegede
  • Clinton Chekwube

5. Blood Sisters

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Blood Sisters is a Nigerian thriller series produced by Netflix.

The crime thriller follows the story of two friends, Sarah (Ini Dima-Okojie) and Kemi (Nancy Isime), who became fugitives after Sarah’s husband to be, Kola (Deyemi Okanlawon), disappears mysteriously on their engagement day, the circumstances of his disappearance became a mystery to the public until he (Kola) was declared dead few days after when his body was found in a shallow grave.

This situation then made Sarah and Kemi wanted fugitives, as they had to leave town to escape for their lives.

As everyone tries to find Kola’s killer, more secrets about Kola, his siblings, mother and family feud became revealed.


  • Ini Dima-Okojie as Sarah Duru
  • Nancy Isime as Kemi Sanya
  • Deyemi Okanlawon as Kola Ademola
  • Gabriel Afolayan as Femi Ademola
  • Ramsey Noah as Uncle B
  • Kate Henshaw as Uduak Ademola
  • Kehinde Bankole as Yinka Ademola
  • Genoveva Umeh as Timeyin
  • Uche Jombo as Sarah’s mother
  • Wale Ojo as Inspector Joe
  • Tope Tedela as Dr Adeboye/The Good Doctor
  • Toke Makinwa as Abby
  • Segun Arinze as Tijano
  • Daniel Etim-Effiong as Akin Bassey

4. The Wait

The Wait is a Nigerian faith-based drama film directed by Yemi Morafa and Fiyin Gambo.

The film is based on God’s Waiting Room, a faith-based book written by prominent Nigerian lawyer Yewande Zaccheaus.


  • Nse Ikpe Etim
  • Ini Dima-Okojie
  • Deyemi Okanlawon
  • Jimmy Odukoya
  • Chimezie Imo
  • Joke Silva
  • Kate Henshaw
  • Meg Otanwa
  • Uche Chika Elumelu
  • Aisha Sanni-Shittu
  • Juliana Olayode

3. Far From Home

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Far From Home is the first Netflix Nigerian young adult TV series.

‘Far From Home’ is the story of Ishaya, a charismatic teenager and talented artist from a poor family whose dreams are suddenly realized when he receives a prestigious scholarship to the country’s most exclusive school, catapulting him into the luxurious world of Nigeria’s elite.

Meanwhile, a tremendous secret threatens his newfound status and, ultimately, the safety of his family.


  • Mike Afolarin as Ishaya Bello
  • Elma Mbadiwe as Carmen Wilmer-Willoughby
  • Genoveva Umeh as Zina
  • Bolanle Ninalowo as Oga Rambo
  • Bucci Franklin as Government
  • Natse Jemide as Reggie
  • Richard Mofe-Damijo as Feyi Wilmer-Willoughby
  • Bimbo Akintola as Mabel Wilmer-Willoughby
  • Funke Akindele as Patricia Bello
  • Paul Adams as Ishaya Bello Snr
  • Olumide Oworu as Atlas
  • Adesua Etomi as Mrs. Irurhe
  • Tomi Ojo as Rahila
  • Linda Ejiofor as Mrs. Abubakar
  • Carol King as Principal Gemade
  • Gbubemi Ejeye as Adufe
  • Richard Tanksley as Mr. Boyle
  • Deyemi Okanlawon as Essien

2. Shanty Town

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Shanty Town is a Nigerian crime thriller created by Xavier Ighorodje and Chichi Nworah and produced by Ini Edo and Chi Chi Nworah.

The six-part series was released to Netflix on 20 January 2023.

Shanty Town follows the story of a ruthless leader named Scar (played by Chidi Mokeme) who handles a lot of dirty business and is popularly regarded as the King of Shanty Town.

Some of the Lagos hustlers who Scar and his associates have held captive have now united and wage war against him after it was discovered that captives that Scar supposedly sets free are always missing from existence.


  • Chidi Mokeme as Scar
  • Ini Edo as Inem and Idong
  • Richard Mofe-Damijo as Chief Fernandez
  • Sola Sobowale as Mummy Tornado
  • Nse Ikpe-Etim as Ene
  • Zubby Michael as Colorado
  • Nancy Isime as Shalewa
  • Shaffy Bello as Dame Dabola
  • Mercy Eke as Jackie
  • Ali Nuhu as Accountant
  • Uche Jombo as Detective Janice

1. Dark October

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Dark October is a Nigerian film executively produced by Linda Ikeji and released to Netflix on 3 February 2023.

The film is centered on the true life event of the lynching of four young students at the University of Port Harcourt, popularly known as Aluu Four lynching.

The four were falsely accused of theft in the Aluu area of Port Harcourt and they were all lynched.

The film aims to document the events that led to their killings and the aftermath of the event.


  • Chuks Joseph
  • Munachi Okpara
  • Kem-Ajieh Ikechukwu
  • Oriaku Kelechukwu James

Following its release to Netflix, the executive producer, Linda Ikeji had said that she hopes that the film will spark a conversation about the dangers of extrajudicial killings and the importance of ensuring justice for all.


This year, the Nollywood industry is doing amazingly well in film production.

There has been relatable storytelling and creative writing and directing.

Some of the best Nigerian movies released have transformed the minds of people who have already written the entire industry off because of certain films.

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