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Top 10 Popular Bloggers from Nigeria – 2013

top10 Popular Nigerian Bloggers Blogging is popular business in Nigeria, especially now that a lot of people have come to realize the great potential it holds for them. Bloggers now take the business of blogging as a fulltime business, and they are making a lot of money just like their counterparts in the rest parts of the world. With an estimated population size of 160 Million people and over 60 million internet users, you can rest assured that bloggers in Nigeria enjoy good traffic to their sites.

In this post, we shall be looking at the top 10 popular bloggers in Nigeria – 2013, and see what makes them thick. With bloggers in virtually every field you can imagine – blogging, marketing, small business, health, sports, celebrity, photography, relations, SEO, etc. Nigeria, for sure, is a competitive market and only the best get recognized both locally and internationally.
So who are those bloggers doing exceptionally great in Nigeria in 2013? We shall take a little time to look at their profiles and see why they made this list. So here is the list of the top 10 popular bloggers in Nigeria – 2013:
 
 

Don Caprio

Don Caprio - Nigerian popular bloggerDon Caprio is one of the top 10 popular bloggers in Nigeria – 2013. He is the owner of DonCaprio which has become a trade name in the Nigerian blogging industry. Don Caprio is a leading blogger as well a web designer who has helped to reposition so many poorly designed blogs in Nigeria. Don Caprio’s blog currently has a Google PR3, Alexa 18,183; Domain authority of 47, Subscriber base of over 10,000 and several thousands of daily pageviews. This blog is so loved by the youths in Nigeria because of the useful information it provides in blogging, coding, tech and blogging tips. Don is worth his onions and surely deserves his rating.

 


UPDATE: The listing below was removed to avoid misinformation.
 Chiamaka Okoye is the brain behind the success of jobberman, the number 1 job website in Nigeria. Okoye is a proficient blogger with great blogging knowledge, accuracy of facts and integrity. She has been able to move this blog to an enviable height. Currently, jobberman enjoys Google PR – 5, Alexa rank – 7,650; Domain authority of 48, Traffic - Over 3.6M page views and over 500,000 Unique visits monthly, Subscriber base - Over 750,000 Subscribers.
The blog has content that covers career advice and tips for Job-seekers, recruiting tips for Employers, trends across industries and news on scholarships for Nigerians. Her Blog was ranked 1st in the Nigerian Bloggers' award in 2012 as best Business/Career Blog both by Judges' choice and popular vote. It is waxing stronger even in 2013. This is a great feat by a female blogger, no doubt.

2. Loy Okezie

Loy Okezie - Famous Nigerian Blogger Loy Okezie has written his name on the marbles of blogging in Nigeria, with his blog Techloy, which is arguably the best tech related niche blog in Nigeria and on the African continent. Techloy is the right place to get authentic breaking tech news, mobile and social media trends within emerging African markets.
Loy Okezie’s blog was founded in April 2008 as “Startups Nigeria”, but has since metamorphosed into the pace setter in the Nigerian local and African tech news arena. Okezie has been a contributor on BBC’s focus on Africa magazine as well as providing analysis on CNN.
Loy’s experience as a Business Administration graduate has contributed in no small measure at giving him an unprecedented edge over other bloggers in the tech arena. Techloy currently has PR4, Alexa 24,500, domain authority of 43, over 400,000 page views monthly and more than 40,000 unique visitors monthly.

3. Oladunni Liadi

Oladunni Liadi is another lady that should be respected as far as blogging is concerned in Nigeria. She is the owner of Ladunliadi.blogspot.com. One thing about her blog is that 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.
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 rak of 12,000; over 120,000 page views daily and millions in a month attests to the fact that it is a blog loved by several Nigerians.

4. Nmachi Jidenma

Nmachi Jidenma - Popular blogger nigeria Nmachi Jidenma, no doubt, has firmly established herself 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 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 2013 and beyond. As a respected female blogger who started sharing her ideas on her facebook wall in 2009, she later moved to Blogger platform and then to her current domain which now has PR5, Alexa 96,000; Domain authority of 49, facebook likes about 41,600, 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 10 popular bloggers in Nigeria - 2013.

5. Jide Ogunsanya

Jide Ogunsanya - popular blogger Nigeria Jide Ogunsanya is the young Microbiologist-turned-blogger, and the man in the pilot’s seat at Ogbongeblog, a multi niche blog with interest in writing blogging tutorials, media and money-making ideas. His knowledge of Java Programming has helped to position Ogbongeblog as a place to acquire some basic SEO skills.
Ogbongeblog is really pulling crowds especially amongst the youths in Nigeria, because of the special tutorials on blogging and internet related solutions it provides to readers. This guy deserves a mention here. He is also the initiator of “Bloggers Lab”, a Facebook group for bloggers. Ogbongeblog currently has PR 3, Alexa 37,000, Domain authority of 41, Subscriber base over 11,228, average Pageviews of 220,000 per month.

6. Myne Whitman

Myne Whitman - Rich Nigerian Blogger Myne Whitman is one of the few successful female bloggers in Nigeria in 2013. She has successfully groomed her blog Naijastories to the delight of literary work lovers. Naijastories 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 has Google PR – 4, Alexa rank - 200,867, Domain authority of 34, Traffic - 100k Pageviews a month, Subscriber base - Over 10,000, and the blog quality is great. Myne Whitman sure 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 blogosphere.

7. Uche Eze

Uche Eze - Top Nigerian blogger
Uche Eze is another woman who has influenced blogging positively in Nigeria. Uche’s BellaNaija is one of the most visited blogs, making her one of the top 10 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 is purely an entertainment blog designed to be the best music, TV, style, beauty website in Nigeria. Bella Naija enjoys PR5, Alexa5800; domain authority of 57, huge subscriber base and high daily pageviews..

 



8. Chude Jideonwo

Chude Jideonwo - Nigerian Blog owner Chude Jideonwo is the owner of Ynaija.com, a place for showcasing Nigeria contents from Radio, TV, magazines, etc.. This site has made a bold statement online and now enjoys a huge readership. Ynaija is one of the hottest websites for Nigerian youths. The site has segments for lifestyle, entertainment, politics, daily news, opinion, enterprise, TV, Teen, etc, to make visitors enjoy the time spent there.
Arguably one of the most visited sites in Nigeria, Ynaija enjoys PR 4, Alexa 10,000; Domain authority of 48, high subscriber base and several thousand unique monthly pageviews. It is one of the most popular sites in Nigeria in 2013.

9. Joseph Adediji

Joseph Adediji - Popular blog in Nigeria Joseph Adediji (Josylad) is among the young bloggers making waves in the blogging business in Nigeria. Joseph is the owner of Blogging Tips Today, a blog that has ‘empowering and helping bloggers build profitable blogs’ as its sole aim. This blog incorporates elements of blogging tips and strategies, writing viral blog posts, making money blogging, traffic generation, social media and search engine optimization into its system.
This relatively young blogger is going places and creating positive influences online. He has been featured on great blogs like Comluv, shoutmeloud, Basic Blog Tips, etc. Josylad is one of those top bloggers that are emerging in 2013.
Bloggingtipstoday currently has PR 3, Alexa 95,000, Domain authority of 32, high daily pageviews and though the subscriber base is not as great as the other site mentioned earlier, the site is making substantial progress.

10. Segun Adekoye

Segun Adekoye is the blogger to watch in 2013 as his Naijapose is already making a bold statement in the fashion world. The blog is the fastest-growing fashion and lifestyle blog in Nigeria in 2013. I decided to include this blogger on the list because of the progress he has made within a relatively short period in the blogging world. Segun’s Naijapose was established only in September 2012, but now has Google PR - 1, Alexa rank 78,000; Domain authority of 25, Traffic - 250,000 pageviews a month, and Subscriber base – over 8,000.

Conclusion

These are not the only performing blogs in Nigeria, but I have decided to include them on this list of the top 10 popular bloggers in Nigeria – 2013, because of their exceptional performance in 2013 especially considering their positions the previous years. I am going to come up with another post on a related subject next time to see how some other deserving bloggers can be featured. For now, time is really against me, I have to rest my pen and my keyboard. Please share your previous views and feedback by leaving a comment below.
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Efoghor Joseph Ezie is the man teaching people How to make money, business ideas, blogging, SEO, affiliate marketing, etc at Bizsuccessguide.com. Efoghor is a blogger, freelance writer, author and small business manager.

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