In today’s digital age, content creation has become an important aspect of our lives. From social media to blogs and YouTube, people are constantly creating and sharing content online.
In Nigeria, there are many talented content creators who have made a name for themselves in the industry. These individuals have not only gained a large following but have also inspired others to pursue their passions.
In this article, we will be highlighting 7 top Nigerian content creators to follow for inspiration.
Dr. Chinonso Egemba, also known as Aproko Doctor, is a Nigerian medical doctor and health educator who has gained popularity on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube for his informative and engaging content.
He graduated from the University of Nigeria and got his MBBS degree. Chinonso is one of the many Nigerian content creators dedicated to educating Nigerians about various health topics in a comical and friendly manner.
Aproko Doctor’s content is straight to the point. He shares facts and truths about how Nigerians can handle certain minor medical conditions. His videos are also laden with tips on how to maintain good health and prevent illnesses. You’ll find his content across Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube.
The best part is that his contents are short so you can watch it while commuting to work. They also simplify all the complex medical jargon into easy-to-understand explanations. You’d do your health a favor by following Dr. Chinonso Egemba as it’s your one-stop-shop for some of the major information you need to stay healthy and keep illnesses at bay.
Salem King is a popular social media personality and Nigerian content creator known for his relatable and slightly humorous videos that always teach something. He was born in Kaduna State and has gained a massive following on various social media platforms such as Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
Salem’s videos on YouTube follow the black-and-white pattern which makes him a unique creator. They are also quite short and he’s always teaching in them. Don’t worry; you’ll never get bored watching Salem’s videos as there’s always something to learn and they are absolutely engaging.
According to Salem, he’s had a passion for teaching for the longest time. So, when he discovered the Content Creator role, he didn’t hesitate to jump on it and do it for the love of teaching.
He has partnered with thousands of brands to promote their products and services. He’s also worked with several creators in the field. There are so many reasons to follow Salem across all social media accounts. But the major reason is to learn hacks and tips to beat stress, stay motivated and keep pushing for your success.
Enioluwaofficial is another breakout Nigerian content creator to look out for in the content creation industry. Recently, he took his career a step further by adding the title “EU Ambassador” to his list of titles.
His focus in content creation is on beauty and fashion. Although Eni’s content veers towards the female-dominated space, Eni wears his personality with pride and is great at what he does. He is an art director who graduated from the University at age 19 with a First class honors.
If you’re looking to have a great laugh, I absolutely recommend Eni’s content. But that’s not all. He also does fashion-related content for men and he doubles as an event host sometimes. When Enioluwa isn’t creating fashion-related transition videos, he’s either promoting a brand on his page creatively. He is also a member of “the Geng”- a group of friends who are also Nigerian content creators.
Tomike Adeoye is a Nigerian content creator, media personality, and actress. Although people know her as starting her career as a TV presenter on EbonyLife TV’s “The Spot”, she was first an actress. In fact, she was featured as Tania in the popular series “Jenifer’s diary”. Nevertheless, she has become a household name in the entertainment industry. Tomike’s infectious personality and unique style have endeared her to fans across the country.
Although Tomike studied Microbiology at the University of Lagos, her love for the media space and communication dates back to her days at Unilag. She dabbled into radio presenting on Unilag FM 103.1, Then, she went on to become an actress. She is currently a brand influence and brand ambassador for Maltina, Vbankng, and Pastel Africa.
Aside from brand influencing, Tomike’s contents are mostly lifestyle contents with a dash of humor. If you’re having a bad day, her smile, words of hope and bubbly personality infused in her content is enough to help you release the tension in your “chest”.
If you’re into tech content-related content, chances are you’ve heard of Fisayo Fosudo. I know what you’re thinking but no! Kagan tech has no affiliation with Fisayo. Although they play in the same field as Nigerian content creators, they are entirely two different people. Kagan Tech is one of the best Nigerian Content creators that create tech-related content you can actually relate to.
Specifically, he reviews gadgets and the latest mobile phones. Don’t worry, he ditches the tech terms and speaks in the language you can understand as a Nigerian. A major reason you should follow Kagan Tech is because of his approach to his review videos. His product reviews are very relatable as he talks in terms of how it solves the local Nigerian man’s problem.
For instance, on Valentine’s day, he did content on valentine’s gift ideas for people in a relationship with tech bros or sis. In the videos, he recommended some really cool gadgets and why he thinks the tech boyfriend or girlfriend would appreciate it.
Also, Kagan infuses humor in his videos. His signature outfit is a hoodie and sometimes a “fila”. Of course, Let’s not forget the Agbada fit too. Basically, his reviews help you make decisions on which gadget to buy and they are fun to watch. Check him out on YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter.
Also known as the content king, Elozonam is one of the most creative Nigerian content creators of our time. In case you’re wondering, his full name is Elozonam Ogbolu and he started out from the BBN season 4 (Pepper dem). He is the brand ambassador for Premier cool and star radler. But that’s not all. He is an art director who creates amazing ads for various brands.
Elozonam’s contents are refreshing and he could be considered a triple-threat entertainer. In essence, he’s not just a content creator but an actor and a really talented singer. If you’re looking to watch pretty amazing content to get content ideas, then you should absolutely follow Elozonam. His creativity is top-notch.
Emmanuel Temisan is another Nigerian content creator that you should follow in 2023. He started his career creating content on Instagram, where he gained a significant following due to his unique style and engaging personality.
Emmanuel’s best content revolves around lifestyle, travel, and fashion. He has collaborated with numerous brands to create sponsored posts and videos that showcase their products in an organic and authentic way. His videos are well-produced and feature stunning visuals that transport viewers to different parts of the world.
When Temisan is not influencing or traveling, he’s busy creating and hosting episodes for his podcast called “Tea with Tay”. Following Emmanuel Temisan is worth it because he provides a fresh perspective on various topics through his content. He is relatable, personable, and always willing to engage with his followers. He invites several personalities to his podcasts daily to talk about various topics.
Nonye Udeogu is also called Thisthingcalledfashionn. She is an award-winning Nigerian fashion and lifestyle content creator. She curates content around how any woman can look stylish regardless of where they’re heading. But that’s not all. She is also a visual storyteller and a content developer. Nonye has worked with several brands like Jobberman, Samsung, Mac Cosmetics, etc.
Aside from showing off her impeccable fashion styles, Nonye also shares lifestyle content. So, if you’re genuinely looking to change your wardrobe and to “never be caught unfresh”, Nonye Udeogu is definitely one of the Nigerian content creators that you should follow.
Whether you’re looking to get into the field of content creation or you’re looking to consume meaningful and enjoyable content as a hobby, this list of Nigerian content creators is a surefire way to stay on top of trends and stay motivated. One thing I love about these creators is how they endlessly deploy creativity in their content.