Yes, em back with the list of top and most popular blogs in Nigeria. But wait…
In as much as you are anticipating what’s in this list, you should understand what “blog” is before you criticize or commend the list of blogs in Nigeria below (We be Nigerians we go get something to say).
I would not go deep into defining “blog” or other information about it but you can read here on everything you need to know about the blog, the key differences between a blog & a website
So, let’s get to it. Ready?
19 Top Most Visited Blogs In Nigeria
Blogs in Nigeria have launched to help solve problems that cut across providing information, providing services, selling products, etc.
Talk about tech blogs in Nigeria, Fashion blogs in the country, and even nigerian music sites, Nigerian bloggers are trying.
At the time of writing this, 28th August, here are the top 20 blogs in Nigeria, based on the popularity and rankings on alexa
If you’ve always wanted to know about the most popular blogs in Nigeria, our list of Nigerian blogs directory starts with…
1. Bet9Ja [www.bet9ja.com]
This blog is said to be Nigeria’s number one betting site, especially sports (I mean if you haven’t heard of it, especially the males then kindly ask yourself if you’re alive).
Bet9ja is ranked 3rd by Alexa. They are legit and they pay you. Their headquarters is located at no. 9 Funsho Williams Avenue, by fire service station, Ojuelegba bus stop, Lagos.
Did you know that bet9ja made the list of top 20 online betting sites in Nigeria? Check it out.
Need to get in touch? Phone number: 01-4405145 or 01-2796666. You can also email them at [email protected] (if you are an agent) or [email protected] (if you are an online customer). Of course you know the website now: it is www.bet9ja.com.
1. Legit.ng [www.legit.ng]
This top leading Nigerian entertainment and political news site was founded in 2012.
To prove to you this indigenous Nigerian blog is superb, with 7th position on Alexa Naij.com is available in English and Hausa.
Their headquarters is located at Ikeja, Lagos. Also, their editorial hub, which was launched in May 2015, at Abuja.
If you haven’t bookmarked this blog on your browser, I tell you, you’re wrong! To find out more about them, visit their website www.legit.ng.
2. JUMIA Online Shopping [www.jumia.com.ng]
Jumia is a name to reckon with. Most ladies know JUMIA especially the fashion loving ones, jumia, formerly known as Africa Internet Group, was created in 2012 but it was not as popular as it is now then.
It was founded by Tunde Kehinde and Raphael Afaedor and is present in other African countries. Jumia is a leading E-commerce site in Nigeria and is even ranked by Alexa to be 8th.
Also, it made our list of top 8 online shopping sites in Nigeria. Its headquarters is located at No. 11 Commercial Avenue, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos. Website: www.jumia.com. Email: [email protected] Phone number: 07000058642.
3. VanguardNgr [www.vanguardngr.com]
Vanguard is a newspaper we are quite all familiar with, Vanguard Nigeria is its online blog or edition that features news on sports, politics, entertainment, relationship, etc.
It is said to be one of the few newspapers in Nigeria considered not to be dependent of control by politics and is ranked 9th by Alexa.
Their head office is located at NO. 2 Vanguard Avenue, kirikiri canal, apapa Lagos, PMB 1007 apapa Lagos. Other offices are located at Ikeja, Victoria Island, Abuja, Asaba, Warri and Port Harcourt.
Want to get in touch? Email [email protected]
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4. NairaLand [www.nairaland.com]
This is one of the active blogs in Nigeria and quite popular. It is ranked 10th by Alexa. It was founded in March 2005 by Seun Osewa.
Nairaland is an online community with news, comments, etc from various registered users. Website: www.nairaland.com.
5. PunchNg [www.punchng.com]
The Punch is a significant newspaper in Nigeria, Punchng is one of the news blogs in Nigeria. It is ranked 16th by Alexa.com. Website: www.punchng.com.
6. NaijaLoaded Music [Naijaloaded.com.ng]
When we talking Nigerian music, videos, entertainment and news site, we talking Naijaloaded – One of the blogs in Nigeria that gives it to you bam!
Naijaloaded was created in 2009 by Makinde Azeez and is ranked the 18th blog in Nigeria by Alexa, today. It is located at No. 2, Oba Elegushi Road, Ikate, Lagos. Website: Naijaloaded.com.
7. Lindaikejisblog [www.lindaikejisblog.com] Gossip Blog
This is one of the most visited blogs in Nigeria, though not at 1st position but 24th according to Alexa.
LindaIkejisblog is owned by the highest paid and very popular blogger – Linda Ikeji.
This blog delivers on lifestyle, news, events, fashion, beauty tips, gossip, etc. headquarters is located at plot 29, Busola Durusimi Etti Dr, Lekki phase 1, Lagos. Email: [email protected] Website: www.lindaikejisblog.com.
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8. Nairabet [www.nairabet.com]
Nairabet is also one of the most popular blogs in Nigeria. It is also a sports betting site and owned by Otunba Akin Alabi.
Nairabet is ranked 27th by Alexa. Its headquarters is located at Eti Osa, Lekki, Lagos. Website: www.nairabet.com.
9. Premium Times [www.premiumtimesng.com]
Premium times founded in mid-2011 update Nigerians via its newspapers or blog, on news, investments, business, health, and arts among others.
Its headquarters is located at No. 53, Mambolo street, zone 2, Wuse, Abuja. Other offices are located at Ikeja, Lagos and Washington DC, USA.
10. YabaLeftOnline [www.yabaleftonline.com]
Yay!! YabaleftOnline – one of the blogs in Nigeria that keeps you posted on comedy, entertainment, news, etc is Yabaleftonline.
It is ranked 60th and guess what? This blog has more than 2.6 million followers on Facebook.
Visit Yabaleftonline’s youtube channel and your life won’t remain the same. You know why? You’ll forget your sorrow with jokes and comedy skits that gets your bones cracking.
More Top Blogs In Nigeria
The list of popular Nigerian blogs still continues; cutting across different niches (entertainment, career, lifestyle, etc.)
11. NotJustOk [www.notjustok.com]
Let’s go there! NotJustOk is the top music blog in Nigeria. This 77th Alexa ranked blog was created in June 2006 by Ademola Ogundele.
This blog has become so popular that when listening to most songs (either downloaded or transferred) you hear the “Notjustok.com” in a nice dj mix sound (as he dey hot. You know now)
For me, If you’re not a fan of NotJustOk, You are…….wrong! You know why? This site has made our list of top 16 Nigerian music sites for latest naija music. I think you should check that out.
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12. PulseNg [www.pulse.ng]
Pulse Nigeria delivers news on gist, movies, celebrities, music, lifestyle, politics and celebrity events. Also, it has made or list of top 21 Naija gossip blogs in for latest gist. This blog is ranked 82nd blog in Nigeria by Alexa.
Contact Address: Ringier Nigeria, Plot 3, Block 121, Stella Ogunleye, Lekki Peninsula Estate Scheme 1, Lekki Lagos, Nigeria. Phone Number +234 1 295 1053, Email Address [email protected]
13. HotNigerianJobs [www.hotnigerianjobs.com]
This popular blog also makes is the first on list of the top 15 job search sites in Nigeria. It is ranked the 83rd by Alexa.
HotNigerianJobs is dedicated to helping you search for available jobs in Nigeria. Currently, Hot Nigerian Jobs has over 80,600 Facebook likes on their fan page and over 8,200 Twitter followers.
Want to get in touch? Email:[email protected] Phone number +2347038916577, Website: Hotnigerianjobs.com
14. MyJobMag [www.myjobmag.com]
It is of no surprise a job weblog that helps search for job is in this list, if you don’t understand let me break it down.
There is an alarming number of unemployed graduates and more alarmingly is the increasing number, a job blog is visited more often than the popular sites some of us know.
MyjobMag is ranked 96th by Alexa. Yes, and don’t be shocked if its rank goes higher before the end of the year.
Want to get in touch? Email: [email protected] Phone number: 08121633133. Website: myjobmag.com. Thank me later.
15. Gistmania [www.gistmania.com]
If you want the latest gist, entertainment news and celebrity news, gossip, rumors, and social media trends, Gistmania is the best place for you.
Gistmania ranks 108th blog in Nigeria and it is powered by Naijapals.com, another Nigerian blog with interesting categories like movies, music, confession, etc.
Want to get in touch? Phone: 08123473013, BBM: C00321F19
16. 360NOBS [www.360nobs.com]
One of the fast-rising blogs in Nigeria & Africa is said to have a meaning to its name. “360” implies an all-around cycle (if we go back to our elementary mathematics) and the “nobs” implying “no bullshit” (pardon the language) or “noble”.
360nobs was founded by Noble Chibuzor Igwe. It is a blog that gives an update on news and entertainment.
It is ranked 146th by Alexa. Its office is located at plot 98, Babatunde Kuboye street, Lekki estate phase 1, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos.
Want to get in touch? Email: [email protected], you can visit their website, 360nobs.com, for other enquiries.
17. SaharaReporters [www.saharareporters.com]
SaharaReporters is a news blog that keeps Nigerians updated when it comes to first-hand information and conspiracy reports without fear of government actions.
This popular blog ranks 132nd in Nigeria and it is known as the Wikileaks of Africa. You should know that Omoleye Sowore is the founder of Saharareporters.com. If you want to report yourself email: [email protected]
18. BellaNaija [www.bellanaija.com]
Bellas in the house, scream! It is not only among the blogs in Nigeria, it is so popular that when you post a beautiful picture of your wedding or any other picture, you tag Bellanaija.
This blog gives you exposure on fashion, lifestyle, and entertainment, to mention a few. It was founded by a Bella too, Uche Eze, in June 2006 and is ranked 153rd.
19. ThisDayLive [www.thisdaylive.com]
This day live has an online platform that is used to update Nigerians on news happening in the country. It is ranked 209th by Alexa.
This blog was founded on January 22, 1995. It has its office located at No. 35, Creek road, Apapa Lagos. It also has other offices in 36 states of Nigeria. Email: [email protected] Website: thisdaylive.com.
The Top 3 Entertainment Blogs In Nigeria
Yes, I quickly thought about rating the entertainment blogs in Nigeria, so, here’s my list below:
Bella Naija Fashion
Bella Naija is the grand master of entertainment blogs of 21 century and it is currently one of the most visited blogs in Nigeria dashing out stupendous entertainment news. According to Alexa Ranking, this blog is ranked 204th site in Nigeria.
Uche Eze a fashion lover launched Bella Naija back in 2006 by posting scanned magazine pictures and articles as a result of the boring moments she was having after her university graduation at Richard Ivey School of Business, University of western Ontario in Canada.
The blog which focuses only on fashion when it was firstly launched is now diverse into different businesses in the entertainment world and it has made a huge success over the years which even got awarded for the best event coverage online in 2011 and 2012.
Naijaloaded Latest Music
The website that first comes to peoples mind when it comes to latest Nigeria song,
celebrities lifestyle and entertainment news is Naijaloaded.com.ng.
Just to get the latest info in the entertainment world, this entertainment blog has been a reliable source for most Naija songs that is on people’s playlist. Kudos to the founder (Makinde Azeez) on that.
360nobs.com is one of the hottest entertainment blogs in Nigeria where you can easily get the latest song and entertainment news, the blog is rated one of the top entertainment blogs in Nigeria.
360nobs is really making a huge contribution when it comes to online entertainment as a result of its contents. The fashionista himself Noble Igwe is the bed rock of the amazing blog.
List of Most Popular Blogs in Nigeria Summary
There are tons of Nigerian blogs raking in massive traffic every day. This is just a list of top 21, which cuts across entertainment blogging, news, eCommerce etc.
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