With so much going on in the entertainment and every other sector, Gossip blogs in Nigeria is on the rise.
Do you know why?
Nigerians love gossip.
They are more interested in knowing what goes on in the lives of others (especially celebrities and people they look up to).
They want to know Wizkid’s secret baby mama and the real reason why P Square split.
With the poke nosing nature of Nigerians, it’s a no-brainer to find many gossip bloggers in Nigeria today.
Even more, Thanks to the likes of Linda Ikeji who have paved the way proved how you can earn a sustainable income as a gossip blogger.
Fun fact: Do you know Linda makes an average of #5M monthly from her gossip blog?
Just in case you’re motivated by that and looking to start your own gossip blog and (maybe) become the next Linda Ikeji, here are some gossip blogs
you can get inspiration (and even first hand gist) from.
Without mincing words, let’s take a look at the top 10 gossip blogs in Nigeria 2019.
Founder – Linda Ikeji
Year Founded – 2006
Alexa Rank – 23
We can’t talk about gossip blogging without giving accolades to the legendary media mogul and the goddess of blogging in Nigeria – Linda Ikeji.
Linda Ikeji, who is a graduate of the Department of English Language at the University of Lagos, Unilag sits on the apex of the Nigerian Blogosphere. It is said that she gained inspiration to start blogging from Bella Naija in 2006 and hasn’t looked back since then.
Ever since her blog was launched, Linda Ikeji Blog LIB has been the frontier gossip blog in Nigeria.
Her blog is undisputable and even made no. 1 on our best Entertainment blogs in Nigeria list.
Linda has risen over time to become very influential, amassing massive authority with her blog.
It is where most newbie bloggers go to for gossip news and Incredibly, the blog amass over 500,000 daily pageviews.
.Linda is one of Africa’s 20 Most Prominent Women and has a huge following across various social media platforms.
She has a social networking site known as Linda Ikeji Social (LIS) and am online TV called Linda Ikeji Television (LITV).
She has grown and fully metamorphosed from a random entertainment & celebrity gossip blogger into a celebrity blogger and influencer.
Her blog’s Alexa global rank is 3,673 and her Nigeria’s Alexa rank is 24.
Founder – Vital Laptenok
Year Founded – 2012
Alexa Rank – 24
With millions of weekly blog views, Legit makes it to the list of top 10 gossip blogs in Nigeria.
There’s not trending gossip news you won’t find on this blog. Legit is your go to blog for hot naija gists and gossips.
Hardly would you not find any trending gossip content on the internet that will not be found here.
Launched in 2012, They were formerly called Naij before they changed the name to Legit.
The blog was founded by by a Belarus (Russian) man called Vital Laptenok who resides in Minsk, Belarus and has worked with TUT.BY, which is a Belarus (Russian) based news and content website in Russia.
They have their headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos and they also have an editorial hub in Abuja.
Alexa ranked it as number 2,231 and its Nigeria’s Alexa rank is 24.
Founder – Ringier
Year Founded – 2010
Alexa Rank – 68
Pulse NG is one of Nigeria’s popular news platform online highlighting the entertainment, style and news that are part of the West African DNA.
They provide all round news in all sectors like politics, sports, fashion, health, religion, business, lifestyle, movies, music and entertainment and gossip too.
They are on a mission to amplify the voices of nigerians in music, movies and entertainment and make those voices louder and connect with a global audience.
The site has an elegant design which you would fall in love with and every news and information on the site is well structured and categorised.
Pulse.ng is backed up professional by some creative and intelligent contributors and it has grown over the years to become one of the most visited gossip blogs in Nigeria.
They post hot, trendy gossip celebrity news and events.
Alexa has ranked it 5,743 globally and number 68 in Nigeria.
Founder – Kingsley Ezeani
Year Founded – 2008
Alexa Rank – 33
Information NG is another hub for trendy Nigerian gossip, news and information. They call themselves the largest Nigerian information portal with over 5 million followers across various social media platforms.
Founded in 2008 by Kingsley Ezeani, You would find Nigerian celebrity news, entertainment news, events, news and so much more on the blog.
They have amassed over 100,000 real blog viewers on a daily basis. Alexa has ranked it 5,675 globally and number 33 in Nigeria.
Founder – Prince Odjanosen Okijie
Year Founded – 2013
Alexa Rank – 50
YabaleftOnline Is an Online News, Entertainment, Gossip and Comedy website which was founded on 8th May, 2013.
They are your favorite destination for celebrity gossip and entertainment content and are one of the leading gossip blogs in Nigeria.
They love to report any trendy celebrity news and information flying around.
You would definitely be thrilled by the entertaining gist and viral content they’ve got in stock for you.
The site has a beautiful and interactive design and is one of the most visited websites in Nigeria.
The editor in chief of the site is Daniel Oyetoro and co-assisted by Michael Badejoko.
Alexa has ranked it 6,175 globally and number 50 in Nigeria.
Founder – Makinde Azeez, Mankind
Year Founded – 2009
Alexa Rank – 20
If you need naija gist and gossip coupled with unlimited Naija music, then you should not go far from Naijaloaded.
NaijaLoaded is an all in one hub for Nigerian Music, Videos, Gossip News and much more.
The blog is known to many as Nigeria’s biggest music site and one of the best gossip blogs in Nigeria. It was created as a forum at first, before later turned to a site.
They boast of a humongous amount of real, daily traffic. If you need daily updates on the trendiest celebrity news, then you should not be far from Naijaloaded.
Their content is unique, engaging and would keep you lurking around the site for the whole day.
Asides the gossip news updates, you can also get access to unlimited, fresh nigerian music and music videos on Naijaloaded.
Naijaloaded is ranked by Alexa as number 3,720 globally and as number 20 in Nigeria.
Founder – Cyclofoss Technologies
Year Founded – 2015
Alexa Rank – 317
Tori NG makes the list as one of the top Nigerian gossip blogs. The blog was founded by Cyclofoss Technologies and they are good at what they do.
Ever since they were created, they take pride in churning out unique, timely content around latest and hottest Nigerian gist and gossip stories.
With Alexander Thandi Ubani as the Senior Editor, they were tagged the Nigerian BBC and boasts of having over 30 blog posts published per day.
Tori NG is ranked by Alexa as number 32,986 globally and as number 317 in Nigeria.
Founder – Stella Dimoko Korkus
Year Founded – 2003
Alexa Rank – 528
Stella DimokoKorkus Blog is a Nigerian Entertainment & Gossip blog founded and managed by Stella Dimoko Korkus.
Stella is a Nigerian blogger based in Germany and she started out initially as a journalist. Later on, she resigned from her job and started blogging full-time.
She once referred to her blog as the ‘jack of all trades’ with the variety of niches which she covers.
Stelladimokokorkus gossip blog features Nigerian celebrity news, gossip news, entertainment news, politics news and a whole lot more.
She also opined that it’s not easy to manage a blog and be consistent but she was able to pull a masterpiece blog churning out unique, original content with time.
Stella DimokoKorkus Blog is ranked by Alexa as number 73,236 globally and as number 528 in Nigeria.
Founder – Laila ijeoma
Year Founded –
Alexa Rank – 246
Laila Ijeoma is the wondrous brain behind the Lailasblog.com. Her blog is go to platform for latest celebrity gist, gossips, lifestyle, breaking news, daily events and happenings, fashion and lots or more interesting articles.
It is rumoured that Laila ijeoma left her banking job which played over 5 million Naira per annum kick start her dream as an entertainment blogger.
She built her blog and had successfully amassed a mass number of readers who visit her blog daily to surf her blog and catch a glimpse of the latest celebrity gist making the trends.
With the online credibility and popularity, Laila Ijeoma, who is a mother of three, deserves this spot as one of the top 10 gossip Nigerian bloggers.
Laila News Blog is ranked by Alexa as number 40,159 globally and as number 246 in Nigeria.
#10. Kemi Filani Blog
Founder – Kemi Filani
Year Founded –
Alexa Rank – 1662
Kemi Filani Blog is run by Kemi Filani, a Nigerian blogger and is strictly for entertainment and celebrity gist and gossips. The gossip blog is well structured for with her amazing content and publications.
On Kemi Filani Blog, you’ll definitely something worth spending your time on reading. The blog is a hub for latest, trending lifestyle news, entertainment news and celebrity gist across Nigeria.
The content on this blog is unique, original and compelling enough to keep you coming back for more turning you from a random blog visitor to a blog disciple.
Kemi Filani Blog is ranked by Alexa as number 118,358 globally and as number 1662 in Nigeria.
So there you have it…
The top 10 biggest gossip blogs in Nigeria 2019.
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