The Maverick

The Maverick

13 Episodes

The Maverick is docuseries about top Nigerian Celebrities taking us through their journey in various spheres of influence and stacking up lessons and tricks for the younger generation to tap into.

The Maverick
  • Kelechi amadi Obi

    Some of his works have been featured in exhibitions within and outside Nigeria. These include; 2006 "Snap Judgement" - New Position in Contemporary African Photography, International Centre of Photography, New York, USA,2005 "Depth of Field" South London Gallery, UK, 2004, "Lagos" Ifa Gallery, St...

  • Funmi Victor-Okigbo

    What is an entrepreneur's secret to success? How does a woman break boundaries being a business owner in Nigeria? How does she manage the home and business without one affecting the other?

  • Obi Asika

    Take a journey through the come-up as Obi Asika tells the tales of pioneering parts of the Nigerian entertainment industry which flourishes today.

  • Tara Fela Durotoye

    Meet the makeup Maverick, Tara Durotoye, as she breaks down the intricacies of running a big business and providing key services to an entire nation.

  • Joke Silva

    Joke Silva is an acting veteran of Nollywood. Here she is on The Maverick with the story of her rise to fame and the sustenance of what has been a glorious career in the film business.

  • Steve Babaeko

    The CEO of X3M Group which consists of X3M ideas and X3M music never expected to be an entrepreneur or boss of more than one company, and here he tells the tale of the journey to this point of success.

  • Gbenga Adeyinka

    Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st is a Maverick, as one of Nigeria's comedic pioneers. He is on the latest episode of The Maverick with his success story, and words of encouragement to the younger generation.

  • Ayo Animashaun

    Ayo Animashaun is the boss of Hip TV and the man behind the Headies awards. But his start-up was not an easy ride, and on the episode of The Maverick, he gives us the full gist of building a media empire, even though he started out with almost nothing.

  • Eddie Lawani

    Eddie Lawani is one of the event champions of Nigeria and he comes in on the new episode of Maverick to tell tales of hard work and perseverance.

  • Audu Maikori

    Audu Maikori is the president of Chocolate City Group. One of Africa's top record labels and label home to artists including M.I, Jesse Jagz, Victoria Kimani, and more. Watch as Audu recants the story of starting up and sustaining the hustle up until the point of success.

  • Chude Jideonwo

    Chude Jideonwo tells a strange story on the Maverick. The Tale of a child who was not taken seriously at first and sought to change that.

  • King Sunny Ade

    What if he became a doctor or a pilot as he wanted to? Would we have ever known the Legend King Sunny Ade? Watch as he describes what it takes to become and remain KING!


    The founder of the African Film Festival (AFRIFF) is on this episode of The Maverick, telling it all. She sheds light on the challenges experienced while running Africa's primary film festival and the humanitarian lesson to be learned from her story.