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Top 5 Nigerian Bloggers In 2017 And Their Current Blog Rankings

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In today’s list, we will share a list of Top 5 Nigerian Bloggers who make their living from Blogging online. I’m sure that you visited at least one of these top blog, as they have very popular blogs that get millions of visitors every month. The reason for this is to inspire all bloggers by other bloggers’ success stories in Nigeria.

These successful Nigerian bloggers make a huge amount of money just by blogging online and sharing useful information.The most important thing is that they do what they love most and they don’t need to work for others, they just do their hobby while making money out of it.  We have done a little bit of research and created below is a list of Top five most successful and influential Nigerian bloggers.

Note: Each Alexa ranking was generated on the original date published.

1. Linda Ikeji

Top 5 Nigerian Bloggers

Linda Ikeji is the most famous Nigerian blogger and she is the first Nigerian Professional Blogger. She is the highest paid blogger in Nigeria. Many famous bloggers were inspired by her success. She is the face behind the very famous blog called lindaikejisblog.com. Her numerous number of exclusive stories and gist has made the former model the most authoritative blogger in Nigeria.


  • Blogger Name: Linda Ikeji.
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Age: 36 years.
  • Blog/Website: lindaikejisblog.com
  • Alexa Global rank: 1,946
  • Rank in Nigeria: 13


2. Seun Osewa

Top 5 Nigerian Bloggers

Seun Osewa. Oluwaseun Osewa is a Nigerian internet entrepreneur. He is the founder of Nairaland, a popular internet forum launched in March 2005, which was projected as the biggest African forum by Forbes. Nairaland currently has over 1,760,000 registered accounts (March 2017) and is ranked as the 7th most visited site in Nigeria (and the most visited indigenous site) according to Alexa.com. Nairaland reportedly has over 55 million Internet users, corresponding to 32.9% of the entire population.

  • Blogger Name: Seun Osewa
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Age: 35 years.
  • Blog/Website: Nairaland.com
  • Alexa Global rank: 1,103
  • Rank in Nigeria: 9


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3. Makinde Azeez

Top 5 Nigerian Bloggers

Makinde Azeez is a well-known name in online blogging field he is known for his famous blog  Naijaloaded. Makinde Azeez starts his blogging journey in 2009 by starting a forum which became a popular blog now.

Makinde Azeez might not be as popular as some of his contemporaries but building a successful internet business is no mean feat.

With over 500,000 users on Naijaloaded, Makinde Azeez is definitely one of the top bloggers in Nigeria.

  • Blogger Name: Makinde Azeez.
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Blog/Website: Naijaloaded
  • Alexa Global rank: 3,458
  • Rank in Nigeria 23

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4. Ademola Ogundele

Top 5 Nigerian Bloggers

NotJustOk is a Nigerian music download website created in June 2006 by Ademola Ogundele. The platform started as a personal lifestyle/philosophy blog but changed to a full-time music site in June of 2008. Ovie joined in December 2008 because I was starting my Master’s program in 2009.

With over 1.2 million viewers per month, from 183 countries, NotJustOk is one of the most visited websites in Nigeria.

Ovie is Nigeria’s number one music blogger, thanks to his efforts Notjustok has become a brand name in Nigeria as it is known by almost ever Nigerian youth.

The main source of income for Ademola includes the complete package of music/video downloads, reviews, industry news, top 10 charts, interviews and other music related editorials.


  • Blogger Name: Ademola Ogundele.
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Blog/Website: notjustok.com
  • Alexa Global rank: 5,902
  • Rank in Nigeria: 64


5. Noble Igwe

Top 5 Nigerian Bloggers

Noble Igwe is blogger #5 in our list of Nigerian bloggers. Noble Igwe is the founder of 360nobs.com, entertainment, and lifestyle website. Noble Igwe once said; where others see “showbiz,” I see “showBIZ”. Noble Igwe is a famous blogger with so much swag and has a good of sense. In 2009, Igwe started his own company, 360Nobs Limited. In April 2010, he launched the website – 360nobs.com along with co-founders Oye Akideinde and Abimbola Soares.  The 360Nobs Group is the next phase for him.

  • Blogger Name: Noble Igwe.
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Blog/Website: 360nobs.com
  • Alexa Global rank: 10,158
  • Rank in Nigeria: 112


These are the popular bloggers who have made big marks in the blogosphere. If you have any Nigerian blogger to add to this list feel free to drop us a line below and we will add him/her to our list.


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