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Nigerian Social Media Influencers and Bloggers making things Happen in the Digital Era

There are Amazing Nigerians using their platforms to do wonderful things, Social Media Influencers and Bloggers alike.

They do publicity, blogging and lots of influencing, and yes they make money from these platforms too.

In no particular order here they are;

  1. ISRAEL OLADIPUPO OGUNSEYE

Israel Oladipupo Ogunseye popularly referred to as LadiSpeaks is a Nigerian Marketing Communications Consultant. He is the Publisher of the first pidgin based blog in Nigeria; https://pidginblog.ng.

He is a writer with International blogs and also a Superstar Social Media Influencer. With his followership on Social Media, he has transformed lives across Africa.

Ladi studied at the University of Lagos for his Bachelor’s and Masters degree in Environmental Management.

Passes time listening to Tye Tribett, Don Moen, Simi, Burna Boy and CDQ.

  1. OMOBOLA MBMATIC FADAMIRO

Omobola MBmatic Fadamiro is the Brand behind MBmatic Media; an integrated media and Marketing agency with special focus on viral and digital awareness in the Nigerian Space.

Omobola is go-getter that has over the years been able to gradually and successfully turn fun into a career. MBmatic has worked with Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Firematic Entertainment, Digital Interactive Media, Right Entertainment, Coson Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria and many more. She is currently a brand influencer for Kanekalon and the founder of AskAMommie.

  1. ADEYEMI OBA

Adeyemi Oba is a popular figure on twitter, with handle @Urbanculture06. He is a true Oba Of Nigeria as most of his tweets revolves around trending topics in the country.

If you have been around for a while, you will be familiar with this account. As a matter of fact, @UrbanCulture06 is famous for Public Affairs Analysis and making memes off Nigeria’s Politics.

Adeyemi “Urban” Oba is one of the front runners of ‘Mekunu Twitter’, a digital & content strategist at @LeadRadio1063. This guy has a social media personality and has worked with so many brands, state government and political leaders; he is the anchor of the socio-political tweetchat hashtag called #AskTheBoss and YouTube channel #TwitterFunnies – slide of top 20 funniest tweets every week. He is one of the tweeps whose tweets are loud in Nigeria, often featured on “Nigerian Influencers” section on Twitter daily and have been interviewed on Radio & Tv talk shows which includes Yemi Shonde Live, The Sorority among many others. If you have been following him for a while you will notice that this guy never changes Avi.

  1. CHIBUZOR ANTHONY

Chibuzo Anthony is popularly known as KingAbsolute_ on twitter.
He is an Economics student of Tansian University, a computer analyst, social media influencer, online promoter, aspiring web designer, programmer & blogger.

Chibuzor is also a tech savvy, gadgets lover, football fan, young and has a great future ahead.

  1. LANRE ADENMOSUN

(@ERNALzz) on IG & Twitter.

Lanre is a freelance OAP with LTV, Rave TV, Top Radio & Traffic Radio. He is a also a Content Creator & writer for GodwinEnakhena.com. He is the Creative Director of @FanAnticsFC (A very young Sports Agency), one of the leading sports handle in Nigeria.

In 2016, he was awarded “Voice of The Year” Award by FARE AWARDS for his contribution to Sports Journalism & Youth Development in Abeokuta.

  1. OLASUNKANMI DAMOLA OLAWALE

Olasunkanmi Damola Olawale a.k.a Damorela is a Engineer, social media influencer and a freelance programmer.

He studied at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife with a BSc (hons) Chemical Engineering.

He is the pioneer of Disturbing Ibadan, a social media platform for showcasing Ibadan to the world.

He also programs and make business plans for business owners. He has helped increase brands reach digitally with his content generation skill and has a huge fan base.

He has impacted lives socially, morally and educationally (especially in Ibadan) by pioneering various free health checks, carnivals and entrepreneurship seminars and the foremost “Ireya week”.

He enjoys his quiet time by playing video games, listens to rap/pop/gospel music and loves everything football.

  1. RHODWELL IKEKWAME

Rhodwell Ikekwame hails from Emu in Esan south East L.G.A of Edo State. He is the founder/ CEO of Port Harcourt Tafia (@PHTafia); A foremost social media marketing firm based in Port Harcourt. With focus on PR/Digital Marketing /Branding and Activations.

Rhodwell Ikekwame is so passionate about new media and spend an average of 14 hours daily staying informed and updated.

He is currently a brand influencer for Pepsi Nigeria, Pamdrive Nigeria and Benson Idahosa University.

  1. AMAMA BENN BENEDICT

Amama Benn Benedict a.k.a BennyCapricorn is a Digital Marketing Strategist, Social Media Influencer, Blogger, Researcher, Discoverer, Educator, Architect, Hiker and Peace Ambassador.

Bennycapricorn is no new name when it comes to social media influencing. He also diversifies and has had several discourse on radio and TV also Tweet Chats and Live sessions.

He has also had a couple of awards and recommendations.

He is an Educator and Architect by profession but passion took over and brought him to the digital media world where he does what he knows how to do best.

Bennycapricorn has influenced for a lot of brands too numerous to mention and done lots of activations so we’d save the lot he has done. He spends most of his time working and researching, reads and leisures during his quiet and free time. you can google him or check him out on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin etc,.

He is the Creative Lead of BennyCapricorn Media, a digital marketing agency.

  1. IGHO TIETIE

Igho Tietie is a man of many sides, shades and guise. An award winning social media Publicist, Igho is also the convener of the Warri Digital Summit (warridigitalsummit.com) and Warri social media hangout.

He is a blogger, Lead and Managing Partner at WarriUpdate Corporate Services (warriupdate.com) – a social media agency and consulting firm.

Igho holds a Bachelor’s and Masters degree in counseling psychology from Delta State University.

He loves the blogging life, reading, traveling, making friends, swimming and God.

  1. DEMOLA ADETONA

Demola Adetona popularly known as DemolaExpoze is a digital marketing expert whom has proven his worth severally in Strategic Brand communications on Social Media, Reputation Management, Viral Campaigns and Digital Media Activation. He is the founder of Expoze Nigeria, a social media and communications agency in Lagos

He was recently recognized as one of the 100 most influential Young Nigerians in Business by Avance Media.

Demola is a member of Digital Media Practitioners of Nigeria.

  1. PAUL EZEUDOH

PAUL EZEUDOH hails FROM EKWULOBIA in Aguata L.G.A of Anambra state. He is the founder/ CEO of AURACOOL DIGITAL Ltd, A foremost Digital Agency & Consultancy based in Lagos State. He holds a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from FUTO and a Masters Degree in Oil and Gas University from the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.

A Social Media Extraordinaire and innovator, Paul is known online by his Popular Digital Signature, AURACOOL and he has been one of the Pioneers of Twitter Marketing in Nigeria since 2011 and continues to light up the social media scene in style till date. He has been involved in over 200 marketing campaigns on social media and continues to chart the course for a lot of upcoming Digital enthusiasts.

  1. IBE KENNETH

A Go-Giver in every sense of the word, Ibe Kenneth popularly known on Social Media as I_PissVodka is a startup advisor to numerous companies in and out of Nigeria. This Arsenal fan gets the social media expert seal of approval as far as we are concerned. Ibe launched his media house named Ipissmedia few years ago and he has been able to cement his status as one of the very few media house in Nigeria who don’t joke with delivery of worthy publicity. It is not a fluke to see companies like Airtel, Glo, The GuestHouse Ikoyi, AIICO, Accessbank, Union Bank always wanting to put I_PissVodka on their campaigns.

Ibe Kenneth has quickly become one of the top social media influencers on the web, most notably via Twitter. He’s been able to leverage his following to earn awesome income monthly for his company in a variety of ways, from rib cracking tweets, speaking to selling merchandise, branded content, and more. He’s been able to discuss impact of social media on sales on a popular radio, Lead radio Ibadan.

  1. TOSIN AJIBADE

Tosin “OloriSuperGal” Ajibade (Oluwatosin Ajibade is a Nigerian known for her lifestyle and entertainment website, OloriSuperGal.com and most recently her TV, “OSG RANTS”.

Tosin is a Digital Media Strategist as well as a Social Media Influencer that has done brand influencing for so many cooperate organizations within and outside Nigeria.

She is also the organizer of the New Media Conference that is held annually in Nigeria and Kenya looking to spread to other parts of Africa and Beyond.

  1. IDRIS OLAKUNLE BELLO

Idris Olakunle Bello hails from Oke-Baale in Osogbo L.G.A of Osun State. He is the Creative Head/ CEO of Emiralty Africa ( @emiraltyafrica ); A Public relations and arts management outfit based in Lagos, West Africa, With focus on Digital Marketing, Films Productions and Content development.

Idris Bello studied Performing Arts at Olabisi Onabanjo University and University of Ilorin at undergraduate and postgraduate levels respectively. He is so passionate about new media and spends commendable hours daily staying informed and updated.

He is currently the publicist to Veteran actor Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello), Remi Oshodi (Mama Surutu) and Wumi Toriola. He also manages ace juju musician , Wale Thompson.

He has been involved in several projects and served at different levels of designation within the box of logistics, PR and Administration.

  1. LAILA IJEOMA

Laila Ijeoma (Laila Ijeoma Uzochinyere Obiagwu; born 12 August 1984) is a Nigerian blogger known for her celebrity and entertainment website, LailasBlog.com, now Lailasnews.com. She is also known for breaking some of the biggest stories in Nigerian celebrity news, take for instance, Toke Makinwa’s secret and surprise wedding to estranged husband Maje Ayida; Don Jazzy & Olamide being reconciled after their Headies 2015 ‘fight’ by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote.

In 2017, Laila made headlines after news emerged that she quit her multi-million naira bank job for blogging.

In 2006, Laila was hired first as a corp member in one of the top new generation banks in Nigeria. After her NYSC service year, she moved up to being an Executive Assistant with the bank.

In 2013, she created her celebrity gossip and entertainment website, LailasBlog.com. Laila created her first blog in 2012 as a prank. She later abandoned that blog in 2013 for LailasBlog.com.

Laila shocked family and friends when she honourably resigned from her bank job as an Assistant Banking Officer, on the 30th of June, 2016 to focus on blogging. She says she has no regrets whatsoever after leaving.

Laila Ijeoma appeared on Channels TV’s Rubbin Minds with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu to discuss the major highlights of year 2016.

Awards and nominations:

In 2014, Laila was nominated for Best Entertainment Blog in the Nigerian Blog Awards. Laila also got nominated for Best Blogger (SME/Online Editor) at the 2014 Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) Awards.

In 2016, Laila won the Most Promising Social Media Personality of the Year at the Pan African HUMANITARIAN Award which held in Dubai.

Same 2016, Laila was named among the 100 Most Influential Nigerian Writers Under 40.

In 2017, Laila Ijeoma won the 2017 Entertainment Blogger of the Year Award at the Nigerian Writers Awards (NWA).

  1. HOPE ODABI

Hope Odabi hails from Delta state, Ika South to be precise. He is the founder of Dabigalmedia (@dabigalmedia); A foremost social media influencer marketing firm based in Lagos state with focus on PR/Digital Marketing / Branding, Fashion, Model Management and Entertainment in general.

Hope Odabi is a new media enthusiast and spends long hours online staying informed and updated.

She is currently working on her fashion talk show “Fashion Talk with a Dabi” a talk show created to answer a lot of question surrounding the fashion world and its profession.

  1. ABAYOMI RAJI MUSTAPHA

Abayomi Raji Mustapha hails from Okene in Okene North East L.G.A of Kogi State. He is the Founder/ CEO
PWIN – Pregnant Women Are Beautiful http://www.facebook.com/officalPWIN
An internet based company dedicated to the celebration of Motherhood.

“PREGNANT WOMEN ARE BEAUTIFUL” is currently the largest social media page on Facebook Nigeria dedicated to fruitful & healthy transition of Nigerian women from Womanhood to Motherhood

Abayomi Raji also an experienced marketing management professional who consistently delivers high-quality and results-focused marketing contents.

With an In-depth knowledge of social media marketing with expertise in identifying emerging market trends, He is the future of social media influencing & content marketing.

  1. BHADMUS HABDULAKEEM

Bhadmus Habdulakeem hails from Ona Ara L.G.A, Ibadan of Oyo State. He is the Founder/CEO of Bhadoosky Media House (BMH) and CashDigital Paypoints; A well vast personality in managing large scale social media channels and creating new engagement campaigns to raise awareness for products and services, as well as improving customer experience.

Bhadmus alter the news and entertainment gist landscape by changing the way the public gets its information. Frequently referenced by various media, Bhadoosky is one of the most-cited news source, utilized by international, national network and local news gathering organizations across Africa.

  1. PETER EZEUDOH

Peter Ezeudoh, hails from Ekwulobia, Aguata L. G. A of Anambra State..He is the Founder/CEO of Knoxtainment Digitals. He holds a BSc. Degree in Business Management from UNN and an MSc in Financial Management from Hull University, UK.

He is known with his signature ‘Knoxtainment and has been involved in many campaigns promoting popular brands in Nigeria. He is a Witty Social Media Influencer who takes pride in engaging his audience with entertaining and enlightening contents.

  1. MAHMUD ABDULRAZAK

Mahmud Abdulrazak popularly known as Smiley hails from Estako West L.G.A of Edo state. He is the creative director of Smiley Africa @smiley_africa ; One of the fastest growing social media marketing firm based in Lagos State, Nigeria. With focus on PR/Digital Marketing /Branding and Activations.

As a brand, they strive on the philosophy of happiness represented by a SMILE.

They’ve worked with a whole lot of brand including Etisalat Nigeria, Dano Milk Nigeria, Slot Nigeria, Cold Stone Creamery and many more.

Our pay-off – Look On The Bright Side.

  1. OSENI TAOFEEK ADEGBOYEGA

Oseni Taofeek Adegboyega hails from Ogun state, Nigeria. Founder of Head Masta Media (A new school media company that focuses on reaching out to client’s target audience in the best and most effective ways)

Currently a brand influencer for globacom and a couple of other brands.

Passionate about reaching out to his audience in the most comical and wittiest ways makes him stand out among the top influencers in the country.

  1. DAVID ANYANWU

David Anyanwu hails from Mbaitoli L.G.A of Imo State. He is famously known as @iamDavidAnyanwu on popular social media platforms. Basically he is into Social Media marketing of goods and services, General Social media Publicity, Twitter Trends, Growing of Twitter Followers including Facebook pages for brands and individuals, Social Media management and Content Creation etc.

David Anyanwu is a very hardworking social media influencer, his clients satisfaction is his focus.

He has worked for so many brands individuals including: MTN, Dano Milk, Yudala, Heineken, 9mobile and others to numerous to mention.

  1. NORIS DON DANIEL

Noris Don Daniel is from Bayelsa State, born and bred in Lagos, schooled in Niger Delta University.

Hold a bachelors degree, Chemical Engineering.

He is a freelance Social Media Influencer and digital media marketer, Content Creator and Content distributor.

He is a Brand influencer for MTN Nigeria, UBA, Antotorino Music group, Instant Pick Up, Coca Cola, Dano group, Union group etc.

Social media handles; @iam_NORIS both twitter and Instagram.

  1. JAHMAL USEN

Jahmal Usen hails from Ikono in Akwa Ibom state. He is a budding Political & Youth In Government advocate . A foremost social media influencer & has worked a couple of big brands across the globe.

Jahmal Usen is so passionate about new media and politics . Apparently spends an average of 12 hours daily staying informed and updated.

He is currently a brand influencer for Pepsi Nigeria, Arla Dano Milk Nigeria and A number of celebrities across Nigeria & Africa . He’s a guest blogger on Drewbaba.com & Ameyawdebrah.com

  1. FADEYI OLAYINKA

Fadeyi Olayinka hails from Ila Orangub L.G.A of Osun State. He is the consummate social media influencer/digital marketer based in Lagos State with the handle @fadeyiolayinka. With focus on PR/Digital Marketing / Branding and Activations.

Fadeyi Olayinka is so passionate about the new media and staunchly devotes ample time to stay up to date with the latest trends in the social media world with an unflinching quest to become an household and established digital marketing/social media influencing brand.

He has worked as brand influencer for brands like MTN Nigeria, MTN Foundation, Alpha1Rides & other top brands.

  1. AJALA IMISIOLUWA PAUL

Ajala Imisioluwa paul is an Architect, Entrepreneur, social media strategist, Digital marketer & publicist, He’s the CEO of Sublime Design and construction associates limited an indigenous Architectural and Construction firm and also the CEO of Sublime Media in Lagos state, Nigeria. He’s known for his contemporary architectural designs, Construction of modern buildings from inception to completion, He’s a versatile Digital marketer & social media influencer, who has done a lot of works and successful social media campaign for brands like coca cola, Yudala, Jumia, Office everything, MTN, and many more across Nigeria & Africa.
He hails from Ifaki Ekiti in Ekiti state, He has Btech and Mtech in Architecture from FUTA.
His handle on Twitter is @UNCLE_AJALA and He’s also the owner of @gaguniverse on Instagram.

  1. OPEYEMI KAREEM

Opeyemi Kareem hails from Ikire in Irewole south East L.G.A of Osun State. He is the founder/CEO of Nautohub (@Nautohub); A foremost social media influencer marketing firm based in Lagos. With focus on PR/Digital Marketing / Branding and Activations.

Opeyemi Kareem is so passionate about new media and spend an average of 12 hours daily staying informed and updated.

He is currently a brand influencer for Naijaloaded, MTN Nigeria and Coca Cola Nigeria.

  1. JAMES ADEMUYIWA

James Ademuyiwa, is first a Poet then a Digital Marketing enthusiast, who majors in Social Media Management, Content Development and Digital Public Relations.

He studied Mass Communication at the prestigious Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where he majored in Public Relations then moved on to be an Intern at AbsolutePR, one of the leading Marketing Communications and Brand Reputation Management firms in Nigeria in 2014-2015, where he later became a corporate friend.

James is currently the Lead Strategist at CutEdge Media, a Social Media Marketing company registered with the CAC in 2016.

He is passionate about giving Startups voices on the Digital Space, and he is currently one of the leading Brand Influncers of Pepsi Nigeria .

  1. EKEMINI UDONQUAK

Ekemini Udonquak (@officialuwem) hails from Akwa Ibom. He is the founder of TechED (@TechedNG). He is a blogger and a social media influencer with Focus on Blogging and Digital Marketing. He is currently a student at Caleb University.

Ekemini Udonquak is passionate about new Media and spends an average of 10 hours daily staying updated on what’s happening around the world.

  1. JOE HEMAN

Joe Heman is an Award winning blogger with a multi-faceted personality allowing him juggle his accounting discipline alongside a thirsty passion for the arts, digital marketing and Blogging.

He hails from Plateau State. He’s the founder/CEO of Joe Heman Media and Vibes TV. His company renders Digital marketing services, PR consultancy, Content Creation and Branding.

Aside being a social media enthusiast that is working relentlessly round the clock staying informed. He’s also an Accountant. With so much to give, he doesn’t just want to be seen, he wants to be heard and by whatever means possible.

You can reach him via Joeheman.com

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