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Africa Magic’s Sitcom “The Johnsons” Prepares for its Farewell

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After  13 Years of Capturing Nigerian Hearts, The Johnsons Set to Bid Farewell in May 2024

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Rogers Ofime, the producer of  The Johnsons, took to Instagram to announce the end of the beloved sitcom in May 2024, marking a 13-year journey that has left an indelible mark on Nigerian television.

From its inception in 2012 to its anticipated finale in May 2024, The Johnsons has been celebrated for its unique portrayal of an average Nigerian family in Lagos, navigating life’s challenges. As the show concludes, Ofime expresses gratitude for the talented actors who brought the characters to life and invites fans to join in celebrating its legacy. Starring veteran actors like Charles Inojie, Chinedu Ikedieze, and the late Ada Ameh, along with a talented ensemble cast, The Native Media Production has become a cherished staple on Africa Magic, resonating with audiences nationwide.

Series Showrunner speaking on this development shares, “I stand in awe of what God has done.
The Johnsons, we took a chance, we believed in what we had and so we dared, dared to be unique, a beacon to families nationwide, a home away from home, bringing your home to you on TV
Change is inevitable, and growth is certain but one thing I know, THE JOHNSONS has earned its place in the history of Nigerian television”

Key Background

Rogers Ofime’s journey into the realm of television production began in 2001, where he served as a production manager for various blockbuster movies, television commercials, and drama series.

His collaboration with Sky Sweeper Films in 2005 marked a significant turning point, leading to the successful production of television commercial projects that garnered widespread acclaim. Appointed as the Line producer for MNet in 2007, Ofime played a pivotal role in the creation of  Tinsel, one of Africa’s most popular television series. Over the years, he spearheaded numerous successful projects, including the Tele-film initiative in 2013, which received accolades across Africa.

Roger’s commitment to bridging the gap between Africa and the global film industry led to the establishment of his production company, Theatron Media Incorporated, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ofime’s collaborative spirit and dedication to excellence have earned him recognition as a pioneering force in African television production, with a diverse portfolio encompassing acclaimed TV dramas, movies, short films, and documentaries.


Delving into The Johnsons, a popular family sitcom featuring Charles Inojie, Chinedu Ikedieze, Olumide Oworu, Ada Ameh, and Kunle Bamtefa, unveils the humorous yet relatable struggles of a typical Nigerian household. Led by Efe Johnson (Chinedu Ikedieze), a 15-year-old navigating the challenges of adolescence alongside his unique stature, the series humorously imparts valuable life lessons.

Through characters like Pablo (Kunle Bamtefa), viewers witness the consequences of greed, while exploring themes of financial responsibility, academic diligence, and family dynamics. With each episode, The Johnsons offer a comedic yet insightful portrayal of Nigerian life.

In Summary

The Johnsons is preparing for its season finale in May and it has indeed etched its legacy in the Nigerian television cable era.

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