MTN Nigeria yesterday launched a unique platform, Comedy+ which will definitely prove a game-changer in the art of comedy in Nigeria.
The app is powered by MTN in conjunction with Huawei. It provides comedy content in segments such as Skits, Stand-up, Episodes (cut-out from movies and TV Shows), Animation, Pranks and Freefall with a 1 month free trial access on first time log-in.
Subscribers can get the app from the respective app stores or by sending COMEDY to 2100. It is also available via http://comedy.mtnonline.com.
Ali Baba, Opa Williams, Saka, Koffi, Ushbebe, Senator, Emmaohmygod, Wofaifada, Monica Friday, Mark Angel comedy, Deeone, Ebiye, Nedu, Josh2funny, Stillringing, Bellokreb, Etinosa, Longmancomedian, MCShakara, Romeo were some of the comedians at the occasion.
Veterans, Opa Williams and Ali Baba were specially recognized for their notable contributions in the development comedy in Nigeria.
Speaking about the app, MTN’s General Manager, Brands and Communications, Richard Iweanoge at the event said that the aim of Comedy+ is to help established and upcoming comedians monetize their creativity. According to him, the app will also give subscribers access to tons of comedy videos from their favorite comedians through a subscription based system.
At the event, Pidgin speaking comedian, Monica Friday cracked up the guests with her warri pidgin prayer when asked to open the event. Nedu aka Nkechi who was the host, added his Thunder flavor to the event.
Some other guests at the lively event include music acts, Iyanya and Praiz, Big Brother Naija’s ex housemate, Gifty, Beat FM OAP, Olisa Adibua and MTN Project Fame season 9 winner, Okiemute.
See some exciting moments from the event: