Blogging is apparently one of the most lucrative businesses in Nigeria. It is also one of the easiest ways to become popular and prestigious. This is why many people enroll into the blogosphere every day. Nevertheless, most of the people who joined the business; did not consider the fact that blogging is also a time consuming job too. For this reason, many people give up blogging after their 3 – 5 months of relentless blogging.
Well, the core purpose for which this article was written is to highlight some of the most popular blogs in Nigeria; and to commend the hard work of the various owners of the blogs highlighted. So, if you have been searching for the most popular blog in 2019, you are in the right place. Kindly scroll down this page to find the most popular blogs in Nigeria this 2019.
Most Popular blogs in Nigeria
Below are the most popular blogs in Nigeria:
Yeah! There you have the most popular blogs in Nigeria. Nevertheless, if you wish to know more about the blogs highlighted above, I enjoin you to continue reading as I will provide detailed information about each of the blog mentioned above.
Legit.ng is probably the most popular blog in Nigeria. It is a professional news, entertainment and politics blog created in 2012 by a group (Naij.com Media Limited). Legit.ng was formally called Naij.com. Its name was changed in 2019 to increase the popularity and authenticity of the site. It will surprise you to know that the prestigious Legit.ng is a partner of Genesis Media Global Consumer Internet Company which also cooperates with Tuko (in Kenya) and Yen (in Ghana).
Currently, Legit.ng has a superb Android mobile app. Indeed, it is the most popular blog in Nigeria. If you have been searching for a good place to advertise your product or service, Legit.ng is a great place to do that.
Another popular blog in Nigeria is Vanguard.com. Vanguard is actually a Newspaper company in Nigeria. It was established by Sam Amuka-Penu with three of his friends in 1983. Just like Legit.ng, Vanguard is sole bent on disseminating authentic entertainment and political news in Nigeria. Their headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria.
There is no doubt, Vanguard.com is apparently one of the most popular news blogs in Nigeria. It has been one of the leading websites known for sharing authentic and educating information in Nigeria. Currently, Vanguard ranks top 50 blogs and websites in Nigeria according to Alexa
Naijaloaded.com.ng is undoubtedly one of the most popular blogs in Nigeria. It was created with the sole purpose of sharing news, entertainment and educative tips to readers. Naijaloaded was founded by Makinde Azeez on October 2019. Today, the blog is visited by about 79% of all the citizens of Nigeria. It is probably the best blog to get latest Nigerian songs and videos.
Well, despite the fact that Naijaloaded.com.ng has almost been hacked several times in the past, the website always return bigger and better after every attempt.
If you have not visited this blog before, then you are probably not a Nigerian. Lindaikejiblog.com is owned by one of the most popular and respected bloggers in Nigeria, Linda Ikeji. She is one of the richest and most influential bloggers in Nigeria.
Lindaikejiblog was created by Linda in 2006, after she graduated from the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The blog was first hosted at Blogspot.com, but was later upgraded to WordPress around 2010. In Nigeria, Linda Ikeji was the first woman who earned greatly from the act of blogging. This is evidently why her blog is very popular today. Today, no one can talk about blogging without mentioning Linda Ikeji and her blog.
NotJustOk was launched in 2006 by Ademola Ogundele. It is a standard website for music download and entertainment. NotJustOk is not only visited by Nigerians, it is seen by foreign countries as the best place to get hot songs from Nigerian musicians.
Currently, NotJustOk has about 15 employees. It also ranks top 20 websites in Nigeria according to Alexa ranking. In 2011 and 2012, NotJustOk won the best music website of award in the prestigious City People Entertainment Award ceremony.
Punchng.com is obviously one of the oldest news blogs in Nigeria. If was founded in 1971/1973 together with her newspaper, The Punch. It will surprise you to know that Punchng.com was founded by James Aboderin (an accountant), and Sam Amuka (a colonist). They contributed greatly to foster the growth and development of their idea.
It is worthwhile to know that Punchng is one of the well known news websites that helped in the fight against colonialism in Nigeria. This is why many people still respect them.
Pulse.ng is another popular and outstanding blog in Nigeria. Pulse shares latest news on sport, entertainment and lifestyle. The blog is also one of the oldest in Nigeria. It will surprise you to know that pulse was nominated for the award of “blog of the year” in 2018.
According to research, Pulse.ng (Video channel) is one of the most visited Nigerian YouTube channels. The blog is truly a large one. It is also known in other parts of Africa. No doubt, it is one of the most popular blogs in Nigeria now.
Myschoolgist is the best education blog in Nigeria. It is also one of the most visited blogs in Nigeria. Myschoolgist.com was created by Olusegun Fapohunda in 2015. He is the founder and editor of the blog. It should be noted that Myschoolgist.com is a blog strictly for sharing education news and updates with Nigerian students.
Myschoolgist is well known and loved by almost every student in Nigeria. It ranks top 300 websites in Nigeria (according to alexa ranking). If you are searching for a good place to advertise or share your educative idea or product, Myschoolgist is the ideal blog for you.
Flashacademy is one of the best education websites in Nigeria. It is known for sharing authentic education news, legal tips and facts about Nigeria. Flashacademy.com.ng was created by a law student from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in January 2019. It is obviously the fastest growing education website in Nigeria.
Flashacademy has high internet presents. This was how the blog became very popular in Nigeria. Today, there is probably no student who doesn’t visit Flashacademy.com.ng once every day. It is a “must visit” for every Nigerian student. If you have been searching for the best education blog in Nigeria, Flashacademy is one of them.
Tooxclusive is another popular blog in Nigeria. It is owned by Olutayo (also called Tyller). Tooxclusive is an entertainment blog launched in 2010. The blog is probably the best blog for critical and awesome music reviews in Nigeria. If you are an upcoming musician in Nigeria, Tooxclusive is a great place to promote your music at cheap rate.
Tooxclusive.com has also won so many awards in the past. For example, Tooxclusive was awarded the best ”Music website of the year” in 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Award. Believe me, Tooxclusive is one of the most popular blogs in Nigeria.
Yes! There you have the most popular blogs in Nigeria. Trust me, these are the most loved and prestigious blogs in Nigeria this 2019. Hope this article was helpful? Feel free to let me know if you have any contribution using the comment section.
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Oyeniyi Michael is a professional and ardent blogger. He is a Mechanical student at Yaba college of Technology (YABATECH). Michael is sole bent on disseminating authentic education news to every part of the world.
He’s a lover of God and a lover of anything TECH