As far back as 10 years ago, blogging was almost non-existent in Nigeria. Blogging was seen as something foreign teenagers do. However, through the breakthrough of people like Linda Ikeji, Bella Naija, Nairaland, and Ladun Liadi, Nigerians are beginning to see the benefits and career there is in blogging. In recent years, more bloggers, especially in the category of style and lifestyle, have sprung up making the blogging market very competitive, yes, there is a market. People like Fisayo Longe brought light to this category. Amidst all this, a few Nigerian bloggers still manage to stand out with fresh and innovative content. Here are 5 Nigerian bloggers to look out for.
Hadiza Lawal (Woven Blends)
Hadiza Lawal is a 23-year-old food, fashion and lifestyle blogger. She is also the creative mind behind the ‘Woven Blends’ blog. She is a graduate of Kennesaw State University and has an MSc from Georgia State University. Her style can be described as chic, elegantly edgy and colorful. Her love for food is inspiring and her homemade recipes are mouth-watering and Hadiza has worked with brands such as ‘Maggi’.
Abayomi Jimoh (Hyrish Blog)
Jimoh Abayomi is a 22-year-old Mass Communication student at Babcock University, Nigeria and owner of Hyrish Blog. Hyrish blog is one of the most visited campus blogs because it always has the latest campus gist. Abayomi, also known as Hyrish has been nominated and won numerous awards including the ‘MCSA Communicator of the Year’ award of 2017. He is known to be daring as he damns the consequences of his posts. Hyrish has an e-magazine and is also VJ and Host.
Esther Adeniyi (Esther Adeniyi)
Esther Adeniyi is a blogger with many shades. With a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and MSc in Organic Chemistry, Esther has crossed paths with content correspondence for real estate and SEO analysis. The purpose of EstherAdeniyi.com is to help other bloggers see how they can grow and enjoy their blogging experience. Esther provides content that improves your lifestyle and ease activities. Most likely the first of its kind, her blog is a haven for new and upcoming bloggers, experts can learn a thing or two. Her services include blog design and consultations.
Ola Olajide (Gist Reel)
Ola Olajide is the founder of gistreel.com. Olajide is a regular guy that has managed to build a news blog that is gaining prominence. The blog is known to generate a lot of traffic as it has the latest gist people want to know.
Cassandra Ikegbune (Cassie Daves)
As seen on her blog, Cassandra describes herself as a 22-year-old Nigerian Medical Doctor, Model, Jesus groupie, Fashion enthusiast and daydreamer. The adventure craving, fashion, vintage, style and poetry lover is a blogger with an edge. Cassie Daves blog captures her daily adventures and style, exploring her favorite things of life. The blog has a refreshing aesthetic and her content inspires the everyday girl. Cassandra is the girl next door.