These women are game changers! These women not only own/run some of the most popular media sites in Nigeria but they also shape the narrative of what we read and hear…now that’s power! You may not agree with some of their methods or content but these women ultimately are running businesses which are in some respects the first of their kinds.
Here are the ladies behind 15 of the popular women owned sites/blogs in the entertainment/news/gossip/lifestyle categories. In no particular order, they are;
Linda Ikeji, a former model, started Nigeria’s number one blog – Linda Ikeji Blog 7+ years ago. Linda focuses on news, gossip and scoops from the entertainment industry, celebrity, politics and everyday lives of Nigerians.
Her website is at the forefront of popular culture. Uche Pedro owns Bella Naija, one of the most visited websites in Nigeria, covering music, lifestyle, weddings, TV, and beauty and other trending topics.
Oladunni “Ladun” Liadi is the founder and author of Ladun Liadi’s Blog. She writes majorly on entertainment and celebrity gossip.
Stella is an entertainment journalist who blogs about a variety of topics including entertainment, news, life and celebrity gossip. She blogs at stelladimokokorkus.com
She is the owner of online news website The Trent. Her website covers news on entertainment, politics, world events, fashion, red carpet events and many more.
Oluwatosin is Olori Supergal. She blogs on a wide variety of trending topics including entertainment and celebrity news.
Shola is the owner of women centric Nigerian website Femme Lounge. The website is dedicated to news, women related issues and debates/opinions by Nigeria women for the Nigerian Woman.
Sisi Yemmie is a personal blogger. Her blog which focuses on food recipes, hair, beauty…. is laced with a very personal touch and light humour.
Miss Petite Nigeria is run by lawyer turned blogger, Emeh Achanga and she blogs about fashion, entertainment, news and lifestyle stories.
Lateefah (That1960Chick) Adesanya
That 1960 Chick (No, she isn’t mates with Nigeria) blogs as Teefah Rozay. Her website covers pop culture, celebrity gossip and fashion scoops.
She was born Nkem Okotcha but writes under the pseudonym – Myne Whitman. She is a romance fiction writer and also blogs about parenting, relationships and entertainment on Romance Meets Life.
Kemi owns kemifilani.com. Her blog is “a new age blog that celebrates GOD, Love/weddings, Juicy celebrity gist, inspiration, movies and News Breakdown in Contemporary style.”
Laila blogs on Nigeria-centric news, celebrity news, celebrity gossip and entertainment news on – Laila’s Blog .
Ono owns the self titled onobello.com. Her website covers fashion stories, beauty tips, news, entertainment scoops and red carpets.
Tiwa is the owner of tiwasblog.com, her blog focuses on celebrity gossip, fashion and entertainment news.
Did we leave anyone out? Let us know!