A new Nigerian original series and upcoming films from Kunle Afolayan, Mo Abudu, and Kemi Adetiba will premiere on Netflix.

Citation, King of Boys II, Òlòtūré, and An untitled young adult drama series created and produced by Inkblot Productions were among the movies licensed to Netflix.

The new films and series are at different stages of production while others are ready for premiere.

With the new development, the upcoming films will join the growing slate of Nigerian content on the service and debut to 193 million members in 190 countries around the world.


Dorothy Ghettuba, Lead for African Originals at Netflix, was quoted saying, “Netflix is proud to continue to invest in more original content from Nigeria.

“We’re also thrilled to grow our existing creative partnerships while forming new ones with Chinaza and the amazing Inkblot team who will now join the growing list of Nigerian partners including Mo Abudu, Kemi Adetiba and Kunle Afolayan to bring more Nigerian stories onto the service.

“We look forward to partnering with the Inkblot team to bring this exciting young adult series to life.”

Ben Amadasun, Netflix’s Director of Licensing and Co-productions in Africa, said  “These Netflix Original films demonstrate how we’re building a home for the best-in-class Nigerian content for our members in Nigeria and beyond, It’s amazing to see how Nigerian films and series resonate with audiences around the world.

“By making it easy for people to watch films and shows from other countries, we can help them build empathy and develop a shared understanding of the world.”

Afolayan’s latest film – The Citation is currently in post-production while his previous highly rated movies have given the industry special recognitions abroad and presently has the highest Nigerian movies showing on Netflix.