Top Female Bloggers in Nigeria.
The male folks primarily dominate blogging as a profession in Nigeria. However, there are some female bloggers that have held their grounds. These women have grown their blog to the level of becoming an authority on the internet and their influence has grown significantly since they started. They are the big female earners in the blogging profession.
Their interest spans across a wide range of categories and appeals to a fan base scattered across the country. Here are some of them.
Top Female Bloggers in Nigeria
In no exact order, these are the top female bloggers in Nigeria.
She owns one of the most popular entertainment and lifestyle sites in Nigeria, BellaNaija. She began as a blog in 2006 but slowly evolved into a lifestyle brand, curating content on music, lifestyle, film, weddings, beauty, TV, self-improvement , nd other trending topics.
Twelve years since she started, Uche has developed to become one of Nigeria’s leading entertainment site. According to Alexa Global Ranking, Bellanaija.com is 102nd most visited site in Nigeria and 7,576th in the world. The website has over 2.8 million followers on Instagram and is currently valued at $28 million according to worthofweb.com.
Uche Pedro won Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards for African Blogger of the year 2016 and have won other awards which include,
- African Innovator QZ.com 2015
- WIE Next Generation Leader, 2014
- British Council – The Future Awards – Young Media Entrepreneur of the Year, 2013
- TEDAfrica Fellow 2007
Uche Pedro is married to Bode Pedro with two kids.
Often referred to as the “Queen of Blogging”, Linda Ikeji started her blog in 2006. She singlehandedly curated and edited the content for her site until 2015 when she hired help. Her blogging interests range from news, gossip and entertainment industry scoops. She also covers celebrity gist, politics and the average Nigerian lives.
According to Alexa Global Ranking, her website is 25th most visited site in Nigeria and 2,236th in the world. She was profiled by Forbes Africa as one of Africa’s 20 Most Prominent Women.
Besides blogging, she owns other media outfit and social media platform.
A graduate of University of Benin, Stella owns one of the most popular blogs in Nigeria. Stelladimokokorkus.com covers fashion/lifestyle, entertainment gist, society and celebrity gossip,news, politics and public opinion/personal interest stories.
According to Alexa ranking, her website is 352nd most visited site in the Nigeria. She has received several nomination and awards which include;
- Fashion Support Brand category for the Nigerian Fashion and Style Awards in October 2016
- Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award for the Best Online Blog of the Year, etc.
Stella Dimokokorkus currently resides in Germany.
More known as OloriSuperGirl, Tosin is famous for her lifestyle and entertainment site. She created her blog about eight years ago and has slowly become one of the most reputable blogs in Nigeria. With a degree in accounting from Lagos State University, OSG has acquired a large social media followership over the years.
According to Alexa Global Ranking, her website is currently 1,630 in Nigeria and 112, 162 in the world. She has received numerous awards, nominations and recognitions which include;
- YNaija’s 100 Most Influential Women in Nigeria in 2014
- Leading Ladies Africa in 2015
She has launched multiple projects and platform like the OSG Vitiligo Campaign, Travel Africa Story and Media Exposure.
She is one of the biggest news blogger in Nigeria. Laila ignored her training as a banker to take up full time blogging in 2013. Since then, her blog has become popular with Nigerian and international audience. Her blog became so popular that, she crossed the 100 million-page views mark back in 2016.
She has also bagged a couple of awards. Laila Ijeoma is a mother of three kids.
Shola decided to explore an art of blogging that wasn’t fully explored in Nigeria. Hence, she created Woman.ng, a blog that focuses on issues affecting women in general. She also blogs about her own personal stories and other women’s that are interested in sharing their experiences on the site.
Besides running her own blog, Shola Okubote writes for other sites like femmelounge.org and YNaija.com.
She is one pf the most popular fashion/Lifestyle bloggers in Nigeria. Since fashion is her business, she is most active on the image sharing platform, Instagram. She has gathered a followership that’ll put big publishing companies to shame.
Ono Bello started blogging back in 2011 and is slowly becoming one of the most popular female bloggers in Nigeria.