Blogging has become another money-making venture in Nigeria. With blogging, you can go a long way to quit that your job and still make a lot of money every month through your blog. Gone are those times that people just create blogs without earning a dime from them, now we see guys who are making millions of dollars through their blogs. As for these guys, their blogs have become their business investment which they probably will pass on to their children in future.
I am sure you may be wondering who the successful bloggers are in Nigeria. Well, we know most of them with their blog names and not their real names; we visit their blogs almost every day. Some of them are in the entertainment niche, while some in the tech niche. These guys not only make money from their blogs, but they also have thousands of social media followers and they have a way of keeping, entertaining, educating and informing their readers.
I bring to you names of the top 10 successful bloggers in Nigeria.
10. Makinde Azeez
You hear of the blog called Naijaloaded right? That blog you go to download music and videos! Well, the name of the owner of Naijaloaded is Makinde Azeez. The naijaloaded you see today was formerly a forum but was later converted to a blog. Naijaloaded was founded in 2009 and since then, the blog has been the wave in the blogging world. The blog is based on Entertainment, gist and the likes and has over 500,000 users. It’s worthy to note that Makinde Azeez of Naijaloaded is among the top 10 successful bloggers in Nigeria.
9. Onibalusi Bamidele
The blog formerly called YoungPrePro was started by Onibalusi Bamidele in 2010 was later changed to Writersincharge in 2013. Bamidele is a successful blogger in Nigeria whose works are featured in Forbes, Digital Journal, Millionaire Magazine etc. Indeed he is an inspiration to many bloggers in Nigeria. According to Writersincharge, Bamidele helps writers take charge.
8. Chude Jideonwo
Have you heard of the site called YNaija? Well, it was co-founded by a trained lawyer called Chude Jideonwo in 2010. YNaija is a Nigeria youth culture platform.
Chude Jideonwo is also the director and founder RedSTRAT which has three arms; RedSTRAT Original Content, RedSTRAT Communications and The Future Project (The organizers of the prestigious Future Awards). It is worthy to note that Chude Jideonwo is among the top 10 successful bloggers in Nigeria.
7. Loy Okieze
This tech blogger called Loy Okezie is the founder of techloy. Despite the influx into the entertainment niche, Loy Okieze has decided that his blog will become the source of IT information in Nigeria
6. Japheth Omojuwa
Started blogging in 2009, Japhet Omojuwa is also a social media activist and a political commentator. His blog has become a zone for important socio-economic and political talks. Japheth Omojuwa’s opinions are highly respected across the world. Blogging, public speaking, social media consulting and to crown it all, Japheth Omojuwa is currently a lecturer at Berlin’s Free University
Have you once downloaded a music online and before the music starts playing, you’ll hear The Notjustok.com music tag could be heard almost anywhere Nigerian music is played, even on radio stations “shame on you, Mr. DJ”.
Ovie is the brain behind Notjustok.com, Nigeria’s number one music blog. The blog has become a brand name in Nigeria that almost every Nigerian youth knows about.
4. Uche Eze
The blog called BellaNaija was founded in 2006 by Uche Eze. Though Uche started the blog just to get busy and get free from boredom but frankly speaking the blog has become one among the successful lifestyle blogs in Nigeria.
3. Noble Igwe
You must have come across this site called 360nobs.com, this entertainment and lifestyle blog was founded by Noble Igwe. He is a successful blogger who has shown his success in many ways. He began to expand the coast of 360 groups with a new venture called 360Delivery.
2. Jide Ogunsanya
Ogbongeblog is a tech tutorial site built by Jide Ogunsanya. The biologist who later became a blogger has this platform where people come and get basic tutorials online. He is a well-respected man in the blogging field.
1. Linda Ikeji
I know everyone knows this beautiful lady called Linda Ikeji. She is really a success in the blogging game and with her success story; many bloggers have taken a giant leap into the field of blogging. Her booming entertainment blog has become an online source for advertisers in Nigeria. Indeed Linda Ikeji of lindaikejisblog is a celebrity blogger. She deserves the top on our list.
This is the complete list of the top 10 successful bloggers in Nigeria. Though, the list is bound to change from time to time. If there is any other blogger you feel needs to be among this list, then kindly use the comment box to indicate the person.