Latest statistics show that there are 20,100 bloggers in Nigeria. The number of bloggers increase every single day as others drop from the industry. The statistics show that 87% of the bloggers started blogging 2 years ago. The first blog was created in Nigeria in 1998.
Each year, a total of 2,000 blogs are created in Nigeria where majority of them are news and entertainment blog. Based on niche, here are the number of blogs in Nigeria:
- News—1,700 blogs
- Entertainment—1,300 blogs
- Gossip—1,100 blogs
- Politics—600 blogs
- Career/Education—300 blogs
- Gadget—450 blogs
- Business—400 blogs
- Fashion—250 blogs
To create a blog in Nigeria, you need a capital of $100 to $500.It takes up to one week to register a domain name and come up with a blog.
If you wish to register a domain name and get hosting space, click on this link
The best niches to blog on are: Entertainment, Business, News, Career and Gossip. If you run a popular website with more than 1 million monthly readers, you’ll earn more than $1,200.