Here is our list of top Nigerian female bloggers. Its based on information from various sources including Alexa traffic, website subscriptions, Page ranking and writer recognition.
As to no ones surprise Linda Ikeji take the number one spot, but check out the other very good and rising stars in the blogisphere.
- Linda Ikeji began blogging in full in 2007 to share stuffs that fascinated her with her readers. In just about seven years afterward, her blog Linda Ikeji Blog has developed into one of the most visited blogs in the world. Millions troop into her site on a daily basis (1,990,000 visitors / day) for news, entertainment, celebrity gist, gossip and lots more.
A few years ago she spoke about her humble beginnings saying: “I was receiving like 200 visits a daily and for me back then, it was a great deal, sincerely. Now I’m receiving like 50,000 visits daily from about 180 countries around the world.” It took Linda Ifeoma Ikeji about four whole years of dedication to start making good cash from her blogging career. Her blog’s current Alexa global ranking is at an amazing – Rank:2,510
This ranking is no small feat for any blogger world wide! She is a far cry from those start-up days of just 200 or even then quoted 50,000 visitors a day. She pulls in almost 2 million visitors a day. That’s about 59,700,000 visitors per month and almost matching the population of West and East Africa combined every year at about 716,400,000 visitors every year! Based on her daily pageviews and visitor traffic her blog is at an estimated worth of a whopping $ 29,891,174!!!Some notable mega Nigerian companies that she is crushing online in both Nigerian and global ranking are:
- gtbank.com | Global rank 3,196
Guaranty Trust Bank plc is a leading African Bank that offers Online/Internet Banking
- jumia.com.ng | Global Rank 3,436
An online retailer of electronics, computers, books and beauty products.
- konga.com | Global Rank 3,636
Konga.com is Nigeria’s Largest Online Mall. With over 100,000 products at great prices
- gtbank.com | Global rank 3,196
Oladunni Liadi is the owner of Ladunliadi.blogspot.com. One thing about her blog is that like Linda Ikeji’s blog it is hosted on the Blogger platform as a blogspot blog. She has been able to prove a point with her blog that blogging success is not only dependent on the platform you use, as a lot of bloggers believe that for your blog to succeed, it must be hosted on the WordPress platform or vice-verse. Fashion lovers and fans of Nollywood artists are particularly in love with this blog because of the accuracy of news, style of writing and the visual display quality. If you are interested to get the latest gist in the movie industry in Nigeria, Ladunliadi would be your best choice. The fact that the blog currently has PR3, Alexa rank of 8,944; over 120,000 page views daily and millions in a month attests to the fact that it is a blog loved by several Nigerians.
Uche Eze – BellaNaija.com
is another woman who has influenced blogging positively in Nigeria. Uche’s BellaNaija.com is one of the most visited blogs, making her one of the top bloggers in Nigeria in 2013. Bella Naija was founded in July 2006, and has grown tremendously since then, up to the point of becoming a household name in Nigeria. BellaNaija.com is purely an entertainment blog designed to be the best music, TV, style, beauty information website in Nigeria. BellaNaija enjoys PR5, Alexa 5,832; domain authority of 57, huge subscriber base and high daily pageviews.
- Nmachi Jidenma – CP-Africa
Another global popular blogger is Nigerian Nmachi Jidenma, no doubt, has firmly establishedherself in the blogging business, with her blog CP-Africa, which has become a domain for getting latest happenings in Nigeria and the African continent. “Celebrating Progress Africa”, which the acronym (CP-Africa) stands for, is the owner’s dream place of projecting the good side of Africa to the world. As more and more get to know about the concept of this site, its popularity is sure to triple in 2014 and beyond. As a respected female blogger who started sharing her ideas on her facebook wall in 2009, she later moved to the Blogger platform and then to her current domain which now has PR5, Alexa 155,206; Domain authority of 49, facebook likes about 46,215, high subscriber base, etc.
The most interesting thing about Nmachi Jidenma is that she has gathered a lot of experiences working for world class firms like Google, Next Web, JP Morgan’s Technology, technoserve, etc before starting her own special blog. Her experience, no doubt, is playing a vital role in the success of CP-Africa. She is worthy of mention among the top popular bloggers in Nigeria despite the slight dive her blog is currently taking in 2014.
- Myne Whitman- Naijastories.com
Rich Nigerian Blogger Myne Whitman is one of the few successful female bloggers in Nigeria in 2013. She has successfully
groomed her blog Naijastories.com to the delight of literary work lovers. Naija stories is the haven for original writing, poetry, fiction, news, and literature and events. It is a website set up and committed to promoting Nigerian Fiction. It is a social network site for Nigerian writers. Currently, Naijastories.com has Google PR – 4, Alexa rank – 327,751, Domain authority of 34, Traffic – 100k Pageviews a month, Subscriber base – Over 10,000, and the blog quality is great. Myne Whitman knows her onions and should be commended for a nice job, especially for making it in a country where blogging competition is high, and where there are a lot of the male folks in the blogisphere.
Chiamaka Okoye is known as the brains behind the success of jobberman.com, the number 1 job website in Nigeria. Since its not exactly a blog… but she has done an amazing job in driving global traffic to this job site. Alexa traffic ranking is at 6,813 with over 312,467 visitors / day. What’s the worth of this amazing site you ask? Drum roll please…. a bank breaking estimated worth of
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