Tech Blogs have become prominent as result of technological revolution, which witnessed massive growths from the onset of the 21st century. The major essence of these blogs is to enlighten their audience about certain technological developments, trends and innovations, and how they can be successfully applied in our everyday lives. When you need technical guidance with regards to purchasing certain gadgets, electronics, computers, smartphones and other smart devices, visiting a reputable tech blog is your surest way to finding the information you require.
Tech Blogs in Nigeria have definitely come a long way since their introduction in mid-2000s and have largely been buoyed by the growth of ICT and Smartphone markets in Nigeria. Nigeria is Sub-Saharan Africa’s number one destination in tech-related products and matters. Our robust economy and enlightened populace provided the enabling environment for tech related companies to thrive. Nigeria tech blogs have raised their game in terms of standards and have guided tons of Nigerian shoppers in making important purchasing decisions. Currently, these are the Top 5 tech blogs in Nigeria.
Techcabal.com is currently the highest ranked techblog in Nigeria and was established by Bankole Oluwafemi in 2013. On Amazon’s Alexa, TechCabal is currently ranked 88 in Nigeria and 16403 in the world. This site was primarily created to bring together technology enthusiasts (cabals), who share insights, experience and latest happenings in the world of technology, most especially when it relates with the local environment. Some of the areas covered by Techcabal include information relating to technology, tech news, reviews and much more.
2. Naija Tech Guide
Naijatechguide.com comes second in our list of top techblogs in Nigeria and it’s one of the oldest techblogs in Nigeria. It is currently ranked No. 379 in Nigeria and 46553 worldwide by Amazon’s Alexa. Naija Tech Guide was launched in 2006 by Paschal Okafor, who is currently one of Nigeria’s most respected technology analyst and blogger. This website focuses more on tech reviews, news, specs as well as prices comparisons of gadgets and electronics. Naija tech guide’s relevance can’t be overstated as it has won several blog awards over the past few years. Recently, Paschal Okafor broke the record as the first Nigerian to become Konga’s first affiliate Millionaire.
3. Ogbonge Blog
Ogbongeblog.com is another force to reckon with in the area of technology. This website was created to provide people relevant information relating to making money online, online tutorials as well as the provision of relevant study materials. However, this wonderful blog fell out of the good books of Google in 2013 which saw it delisted from Google search engines for about a month, but it soon rectified the issue it had with Google and was placed back in the search engines a month later. Currently, Ogbongeblog is currently ranked number 602 in Nigeria and 79205 worldwide by Amazon’s Alexa as at the time of this publication.
Techloy was founded in 2008 by Loy Okezie , who is a Lekki-based news media entrepreneur . His website, Techloy.com, was tagged Africa’s most authoritative Techblog by Forbes, in Dec.2012. It’s renowned for its unbiased opinion and analysis when it comes to providing valuable insights in key African markets, innovations, emerging internet companies and much more. It is a website you can rely on when it comes to internet related businesses and startups. Loy’s contribution to Nigeria’s blogosphere hasn’t gone unnoticed as he regularly contributes to BBC’s focus on Africa magazine as well as some CNN programs from time to time. Techloy is currently ranked No. 656 in Nigeria and 94827 worldwide by Amazon’s Alexa as at the time of this publication.
Oscarmini.com has been in existence since 2010 and it is rich with relevant information relating to technology. It is loaded with tech reviews, specs, how to (s), data plans, gadgets, electronics and much more. You’d find this blog useful if you are a Nigerian tech enthusiast. Currently, Oscarmini is ranked no. 1394 in Nigeria and 163813 globally by Amazon’s Alexa.
In Conclusion, technology blogs in Nigeria have come of age, especially when compared to global technology blogs such as CNET review blogs, techradar and the likes, and can rival them in terms of authority and reputation. Nigerian tech blogs are tailored to provide relevant information and guidance to the local populace with regards with tech news, specs, reviews, price comparisons, how to(s) and much more. The Nigerian Technology blogosphere is increasingly becoming sophisticated and will continue to dominate Africa in tech-related matters for a long time to come.
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