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Still from 'Daughters of Lucifer."

6 Terrifying Nollywood Horror Films to Watch This Halloween

Nollywood takes horror to a whole other level, of course.

There are few things in this world more mindlessly entertaining than a Nollywood film. Add horror into the mix and you're in for a spooky—often unintentionally—funny viewing experience, replete with references to juju, low-budget special effects portraying demonic spirits, and intensely hyperbolic performances.

What's even better about Nollywood horror films, all shenanigans aside, is that sometimes, they can actually be pretty scary—just ask any Nigerian child growing up in the late 90s and early 2000s—often considered the heyday of the genre—who was brave enough to watch.

READ: The 20 Best Nollywood Films of All Time

Nollywood horror films encompass all that's unique about the Nigerian film industry, wrapped into cynical cinematic treats. With today being Halloween, it's the perfect occasion to indulge.

From recent titles to occultic-themed classics, here are 6 Nollywood titles available on Youtube for your viewing pleasure.

For more Nollywood flicks revisit our lists of the 20 Best Nollywood Films of All Time and 10 Nollywood Love Stories on YouTube That Will Make You Feel Good About Your Love Life.


Feast of Horror and Juju

The title of this film tells us pretty much all we need to know.

Karishika

This 1996 Nollywood classic kept many children up at night back in the day and, honestly, it's still spooky in adulthood.

The Cannibals


What could be scarier than a flesh-eating human? Well a lot of things I'm sure, especially considering the fact that this film makes it look kind of entertaining. This one stars none other than the hilarious Charles Okocha.

Blood Sisters

This Nollywood classic starring Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade will teach you that no one can be trusted, especially not blood sisters who are literally after, well, your blood.

Diamond Ring


Another classic horror film. The moral of the story here is: don't steal kids, it's likely not worth a ghost haunting you for the rest of your life.

A Ghost in My House


There's your typical "haunted house" and then there's the "haunted house on steroids as seen in a Nollywood film." This is that.

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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