Technological advancements popularized the use of social media for information dissemination across the world. One of the major communication platforms made possible through emergence of social media is blogging. A blog is a platform where a writer or even a group of writers share their views on an individual subject. It is an online journal or informational website displaying information in the reverse chronological order, with latest posts appearing first. A blogger is someone who runs and controls a blog. This is an interactional information dissemination platform for news, life style and diverse issues or subject areas.
Nigeria has numerous creative and talented bloggers making waves in the social media industry with huge audience base to their credit. Women are also leading the list of Nigeria’s most influential, most popular and most successful bloggers. These top female bloggers are skilled in creating interesting contents that engage the audience and attract regular advertisements. Their blogs impact the Nigerian society in various ways as people keep visiting these platforms for information on diverse subject areas. Here is a list of top 20 most successful female bloggers in Nigeria.
1) Linda Ikeji
Linda Ikeji is a blogger who started her blog, Lindaikeji.blogspot.com in 2006. Her style of writing is unique and always entertaining. Her blog publishes news and stories, including Celebrity gossips and political news that you can find only in her blog. She is one of the richest and famous bloggers in Africa. Linda Ikeji is the face of blogging in Nigeria and “Linda Ikeji” comes to mind when you think about bloggers in Nigeria.
Uche Eze is the CEO of Bella Naija and one of the best and successful bloggers in Nigeria. Her publications include an in depth coverage of the Nigerian fashion, lifestyle and entertainment. She is a role model to many and has inspired many new bloggers.
3) Stella Dimoko Korkus
Stella Dimoko Korkus is a Nigerian female blogger. Her blog covers the entertainment, gossip, events, inspiration, lifestyle, fashion, news. She has grown over the years to become a fearless journalist and her blog stelladimokokorkus.com speaks alot about that.
4) Kemi Filani
Kemi Fulani’s blog provide Nigerians with a lot of celebrating fashion styles and latest news on fashion trends. Her blog KemiFilani also provides useful news. Her writing is great, entertaining and her publications are always engaging. Her blog is one of the most visited blogs in Nigeria and her writing style is unique.
5) Emeh Achanga
Emeh Achanga always has something amazing and fascinating to say to her readers. She is the owner of Misspetitenigeria which she launched in 2012. She publishes stories in entertainment, lifestyle, Nigerian news. She is a good writer and she provides a wealth of information for Nigerian readers.
6) Ladun Liadi
Ladun Liadi (Oladunni) is the founder of LadunLiadi blog. Her blog talks about celebrities, fashion, politics. It has latest gifts and gossips in the entertainment industry in Nigeria. Her blog is engaging and entertaining and full of juicy stories.
7) Laila Ijeoma
Laila Ijeoma is a former banker who left her banking career to focus on her blog. She has shown that blogging is a lucrative career. She is one of the most popular bloggers in Nigeria. Her blog LailasBlog.com covers celebrities gifts, politics, fashion tips, gossips, lifestyle etc.
8) Tobi Ayeni
Tobi Ayeni is one of the top female Nigerian bloggers in Nigeria. She studied Banking and Finance at covenant university. Tobi Ayeni is the founder of missitechy, a technology blog which has grown rapidly since its launch. Tobi is also a digital strategist, experienced in developing campaigns, communicating content, monitoring online communities, uncovering insights, analyzing metrics, and effectively educating clients in all of the above. She is truly multi-talented.
9) Laura Ikeji
Laura Ikeji is the younger sister of Linda Ikeji. Following her elder sister’s footsteps, she has grown to be one of the most popular fashion bloggers in Africa. She began her blog, Lauraikeji blog, in 2015 and since then it has grown to be one of the most visited blogs in Nigeria.
10) Yemisi Aiyedun
Yemisi Aiyedun, slso known as Sisi Yemmie, is a famous Nigerian blogger. She shares fashion tips, lifestyle, food and restaurant reviews on her blog, Sisi Yemmie. Yemisi’s blog is unique due to her natural approach to different topics. Her blog is engaging and entertaining.
11) Myne Whitman
Myne Whitman is a Nigerian Female blogger. Her blogs are amazing and she has a way of preparing you for her stories especially on romance. Her blogs Romancemeetslife and Mynewhitmanwrites are insightful and also entertaining. Her writing style is amazing, and she creates wonderful memoirs and life stories for her readers. This makes her blog unique.
12) Ono Bello
Ono Bello is the founder of Onobello.com an online platform that features beauty, fashion, shows. She talks about beauty inspiration, documents daily fashion and her fashion styles and vibrant colours are lovable.
Chioma Kate Unini is one pretty lawyer that could be described as a special breed who does not stop until she conquers a new territory. She is enthusiastic, professional, with a fantastic flare for blogging which has seen her climb to the topmost position in the food chain of law blogging in Nigeria. After she was called to bar in 2012, Chioma worked in various capacities for some time until she discovered a gap that needed to be filled in Nigeria’s legal environment. This was how The Nigeria Lawyer came up first as an idea before becoming a reality. Today, TheNigeriaLawyer.com is among the top leading Law blogs in Nigeria.
Chioma owns the most successful law blog in Nigeria and Google ranking shows she is one of the top bloggers in the country. The Nigeria Lawyer features a wide range of interesting contents from straight news reports on legal and related issues, to professional articles and features on evolving developments in law practice. The blog is the hub of lawyers and others who are in search of information on trends in the legal environment. Chioma is among the most sought-after law bloggers in the Nigeria. She has been able to successfully combine two very tasking jobs – blogging and motherhood – as she is among the most respected law bloggers in Nigeria today, despite the challenges of keeping her position as a mother and wife intact.
14) Chidimma umeh
Chidimma Umeh is a beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger. She is the founder of ThatIgbochick blog. Her blog basically shares information on fashion, make-up and facial cosmetics. Chidimma does this work passionately because she loves this subject area which her blog is focusing on. Those who love make-up and all kinds of fashion always visit her blog. She is entertaining and engaging. She uses her blog to provide insight into her life as a Nigerian, including interesting views on on her favorite things, beauty tips, travel and lifestyle clues.The blog is also identified as dimmaumeh.com.
15) Chioma Iwunze
Chioma Iwunze is into creative writing and she has done well for herself with her blog creativewritingnews. she shares tips on how to be a good writer, and blogs about writing for inspiration, motivation and encouragement. If you want to learn how to write, then Chioma’s blog is for you.
16) Osemhen Akhibi
Osemhen Akhibi is the founder of Eurekanaija, which is informative and motivating. She writes about the process of becoming a good writer, what it takes to be a good writer, and how to develop a thriving career in writing. Through her blog, she provides insightful, warm and interesting views on the craft of writing, and provides information for readers who are interested in becoming professional writers.
17) Temilola Balogun Akinmuda
Temilola is a mother who blogs about parenting, using her personal experience to make her stories very rich and practical. She talks about her parenting strategies and stories and she is an inspiration to mothers. Her blog, ftmbaby.com, is typically for parents, newlyweds and people who want information on parenting.
18) Tosin Ajibade
Tosin Ajibe is the Founder of Olorisupergal blog. She is famous for her entertaining site and lifestyle. She has a degree in accounting from Lagos State University and has received numerous awards, and nominations including YNaija’s 100 most influential women in Nigeria in 2014, and Leading ladies Africa in 2015. She created her blog and it has become one of the most visited blogs in Nigeria.
19 ) Shola Okubote
She created woman.ng, a blog that focuses on issues affecting women in general. She also blogs about her personal experiences and other women’s experiences that are willing to share on the site.
20) kunbi Odubogun
Kunbi Odubogun is the founder and editor-in-chief of Perfête, an international wedding blog that provides inspiration to engaged couples and all they need to know about bridal party. She is an attorney at Elderstein and Grossman, a full-service Law firm in New York. Her blog is dedicated to providing romantic inspiration to brides. The blog is aesthetically top class with very rich contents. You should visit this blog if you intend to plan a classy wedding for yourself or you want to know how to get involved in wedding events management.
(Written by Teniola Egbuwalo)