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Nigeria is one of the countries with a very active social media presence. Nigeria has been making waves in the digital world, and Nigerian influencers have been at the forefront of this digital revolution. The Nigerian social media space is filled with content creators who are experts in their niche. Most of these influencers are famous due to their kind of content and how well they deliver. A few stand out because they are versatile and keep their audience engaged. Here is a list of the top ten best influencers in Nigeria;


Rodney Odinakachi Umeh, popularly referred to as the wisdom man, is an Abuja-based content creator. He was born on 14 December 2001. He started content creation in 2020 out of boredom, but he is one of the most-watched content creators due to his relatable content. Rodney is not just popular on Tiktok but also on Instagram. His relatable content makes it easy for him to have a lot of followers and likes. He has over 3.7 million followers on TikTok and over followers on Instagram. Due to his excellent content and followers, he’s now a social media influencer and works with different brands to promote their businesses. He signed a multi-million naira deal with Sidegig a few months ago. Rodney recently opened his Youtube channel, and he’s already getting subscribers.



Adesokan Emmanuel, known as Shankcomics, is a Nigerian media personality, comedy skit maker, and Youtuber. He was born on the 23rd of March and is still in his early 20s. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University. Shank started his comedy career in school and even won the “Best comedian award” at the OAU awards. He began getting followers online by posting rant videos. He’s one of the best social media influencers presently.


Yemisi Odusanya, known as Sisi Yemmie, is a Nigerian food and lifestyle blogger. She was born in 1984. Sisi Yemmie has over 778 thousand followers on Youtube. She creates and shares food recipes experimented with in her kitchen on her Youtube channel. She shares content on relationships, parenting, and lifestyle on her Youtube channel. She won the Eloy awards for Female Youtuber in 2017, the City people’s entertainment awards for blogger of the year in 2010, and won the Eloy awards for blogger of the year in 2014. She also featured in CNN Africa alongside Linda Ikeji and Chiamaka Obuekwe as ‘Women who have struck social media gold’ in 2018.


Rebecca Nengi Hampson, popularly referred to as Nengi, is a Nigerian reality TV personality, model, actress, businesswoman, and beauty pageant titleholder. She was born on 1 January 1998. She became famous after participating in the 2020 Big Brother Naija reality show. Even though she didn’t win the show, she became well-known with a huge fanbase. She launched her acting career after the show in 2020 by taking part in the shooting of the movie ‘Rattle snake.’ Nengi signed several endorsement deals after the show, and some of the brands she has endorsement deals with include; Payporte, Guinness, Luciousvirgin hair, Jennysglow skincare, and many more. Her business ‘Shoes by Flora‘ became recognized after she mentioned it during the show.


Nonso Egemba, known as Aproko doctor, is a Nigerian medical doctor, activist, social media personality, and health blogger. He was born on 26 October 1990. He is famous for giving health tips on social media. His page always educates and informs people on health-related matters. Aproko doctor has worked as a volunteer in the Red cross society and has also been involved in several health campaigns. He also participated in the 2020 Endsars protest and gave health care to the wounded protesters. He is also the founder of a lifestyle brand called The healthy Thread that ensures the sick are well taken care of.


Pamilerin Adegoke, popularly known as Pampam, is a Nigerian social media influencer, writer, engineer, and public relations expert. He was born on 10 March 1994 in Lagos State. He’s a Twitter influencer that regularly shares his taste in entertainment, food, fashion, tech, and travel. Pamilerin started his career with Blackhouse your media, where he worked as an entertainment editor for TheNet.ng. He resigned from blackhouse media in 2017 to start his own media company called ‘The Pamilerin.’ He has worked with several celebrities and brands. He also launched a Non-governmental organization called ‘The Pamilerin foundation’ to provide free passes to young girls across Nigeria.

4.  ENI


Enioluwa Adeoluwa, popular as the Lipgloss boy, is a Nigerian writer, art director, media and communications specialist, and public speaker. Enioluwa was born on 6 July 1999. He has become one of Nigeria’s best influencers and has followers on both TikTok and Instagram. He started by posting a video of him applying lip gloss on Instagram in November 2020. He wanted his content to be different and gave men makeup, skincare, and fashion advice. He wanted people to know that wearing female tops and makeup is just fashion and shouldn’t be a matter of masculinity. He has signed endorsement deals with several beauty companies. He recently became an ambassador for the European Union(EU)-Africa.


Maryam Apaokagi, popularly known as Taoomaa, is a Nigerian comedian, social media influencer, content creator, and cinematographer. She was born on 28 February 1999. Her contents or skits are based on African parents and how they discipline their kids. She became famous after she posted a skit about based on African parents taking their children to school in 2019. She started online comedy after she convinced her husband, Abula, to teach her the basics of video editing in 2015. She is the CEO of a food company called Chop Tao and directs a cinematography firm. She is known for the multiple roles she plays in skits.


Bukunmi Adeaga Ilori, popular as Kie Kie, is a Nigerian TV personality, model, actress, fashion enthusiast, and content creator. She was born on 20 June 1990. She kick-started her career in 2015 after she began working as a producer and host of a fashion show at Goldmyne TV. She is well known for the roles she plays In her skits and has a lot of followers on YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok. Kie Kie is the brand ambassador for the Perfection Real estate group and several other brands in Nigeria. She is also the director of a fashion brand, Accost Collections, a fashion brand that deals in female wear. She has made a name for herself in the fashion world and is also one of the leading content creators in Nigeria.

1.  Twinzlove

Oladimeji Moyin and Doyin are content creators, influencers, entrepreneurs, and makeup artists. They were born on the 31st day of March 2000. They both attended Obafemi Awolowo University. They started their skit-making as a joke, their mum’s reaction to their talks is funny, so they decided to put it on camera. Apart from skit-making, they are business owners.

There are large numbers of influencers all over the country, but we’re pretty familiar with these people. They have made waves in the influencing world. Is there anyone you think should be on this list? Kindly add them in the comment section.

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