Nigerian movies have become a world-renowned and well sought after class of movies making a lot of Nigerian actors and actresses are internationally recognized as well. Nollywood (Nigerian cinema industry) has developed over time to become better at releasing much more quality videos than when it started, however, having access to watch Nigerian movies outside Nigeria oftentimes presents a challenge. Except you are in Nigeria where you can buy such movies from the retailers, watch at the cinema or rent from a movie club, the next available option is to watch the Nigerian movies online. There are a few trusted places where you can watch Nollywood movies on the internet; while some of them require some form of subscription, a lot more have a free access that probably would only need you to subscribe with your email address. This way you register with the platform making the time you spend on the site an easy or seamless one.
These online platforms are a result of a growing and evolving economy ready to adopt new business strategies as well as the growing demand for home videos in and outside the country. Having said this, here are the various online platforms where you can watch or download Nigerian movies for free.
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How To Watch Nigerian Movies Online For Free
1. Iroko TV: Iroko TV has been acknowledged as the Netflix of Africa. It is one of the largest online distributors of Nigerian movies. This platform is also regarded as the pioneer of launching Nigerian movies. Founded by Jason Njoku and being managed by Iroko Partners, Iroko TV (available at the official website: http://irokotv.com) offers both free and subscription-based package. The free package would allow you watch some older Nigerian movies with no charge while with a fee of about $5, you can have access to all the latest Nollywood videos for a month including the latest releases. Either of the options entails a seamless process and less stressful procedure, a function which has attracted praises among users.
Iroko TV secured the rights to distribute Nigerian movies and which it has successfully done till date. Bridging the gap between the desire to watch Nollywood and actually having access to them is what Iroko TV has achieved.
Iroko Tv has also provided a data-free download platform where subscribers can download movies for free. This strategy came on the back of complaints and withdrawal threats from consumers regarding high download rates. For this reason, iRokoTV set up pink colored kiosks in strategic locations around Lagos to assist customers with Data-Free Downloads.
2. Naija Pals is a Nigerian social discussion website but it offers more in addition to the social discussion. Naija Pals have a rich section on their website where you can see some appreciable collection of Nigerian Movies to watch online (available when you click this link)
3. WNMO: WMNO stands for Watch Nigerian Movies Online. The website offers some home videos to keep you company and is free to access online. Quite alright, they may not be as recent as you want it but there are definitely some that you have not seen on their list that is worth seeing.
4. TV Nolly: This platform offers sizzling hot and latest Nigerian movies for free download and streaming as well. You can visit tvnolly.com to check out the latest Nigerian movies.
5. Nigeria Movie Network: You can get Nigerian movies as well as Ghanaian movies of different genres on this platform. You can also get juicy entertainment news and feature stories on nigeriamovienetwork.com
6. Nolly Land: Coined from the Nigerian movie industry Nollywood, nollyland.com provides both old and new Nigerian movies. Meaning that you can go nostalgic if you want to or also go for the current movies. You can also find Ghanaian movies as well as African movies on this platform. You can download the app which is supported by a wide range of devices – Android, iPhone, iPad from there respective stores. This platform also allows you to thumbnail, video stream and even bookmark movies.
7 Real TV Nolly: You can get the latest Nigerian movies, Ghanaian and African movies on Real TV Nolly. visit the website realnollytv.com for all the interesting movies you have been missing.