You’ve come to the right place if you want to learn about Nigeria’s top tech influencers. This listicle provides an answer to the question by revealing the top technology-focused influencers on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, X (FKA Twitter), TikTok, and others.
With each passing day, the wind of technology brings about new changes and gives more credence to its dominance in the global community. Technology is very disruptive and no doubt transforming our world. Since it’s an aspect of our daily lives that we cannot do without, everyone is curious to know the latest software, gadgets and devices out there and how they can make our activities as humans seamless.
However, this singular reason gave birth to tech influencing. This implies that tech influencers create relevant content, engage people and regularly have open discussions on technology so as to help people discover and experience new technology products.
List of the Best Technology Influencers in Nigeria
These influencers are also very important to brands looking to boost their online presence through their products and engage their target audiences. Here is a Naijaknowhow compilation of the leading top-6 tech influencers in Nigeria you need to get familiar with.
1. Fisayo Fosudo
Fisayo is a visual storyteller, video creator, and tech YouTuber with more than 477K subscribers. He has garnered over 58 million views since he joined YouTube in 2012. He is the most engaged tech influencer in Nigeria and his reviews are based on tech gadgets, smartphones, and applications.
Fisayo won the 2021 edition of Techpoint’s Tech Influencer of the Year in Nigeria’s technology ecosystem. He has 175k+ followers on Instagram and 81k+ on X (FKA Twitter).
Connect With Fisayo Fosudo
|X (FKA Twitter)||https://twitter.com/Fosudo|
2. MissTechy (Tobi Ayeni)
Tobi Ayeni is a digital strategist, tech enthusiast and the founder of MissTechy. Being the only female tech influencer on this list, she started her platform ‘www.misstechy.com’ as a tech blog in February 2015 but later delved into making videos on YouTube and Instagram… Her video content are engaging and highly captivating. She does have a unique way of making her videos which differentiates her from the other tech influencers on this list. These videos consist of tech reviews, how-to videos, all-around tech news, unboxing, and much more.
The number of views on her YouTube channel since starting in 2015 is over 1.9 million. She is the only female nominee for the Techpoint Tech Influencer of the Year in 2021. Tobi Ayeni is one of the tech influencers on Instagram with 128k+ followers and 30k+ on X (FKA Twitter).
Connect With MissTechy
|X (FKA Twitter)||https://twitter.com/misstechyng|
3. Eric Okafor
Eric Okafor popularly known as Knewkeed is a tech video producer who spends most of his time reviewing smartphones and other consumer tech products for the African market. His content is mostly tech reviews, app reviews, unboxing, gaming content, and how-to videos. He’s one of the few Nigerian tech influencers on TikTok. In September 2021, he started his journey on TikTok to share his tech stories and already has 394K+ followers as of May 2023.
What makes him unique is his ability to make videos directly on his smartphone, Eric’s videos on YouTube have gotten over 39 million views in total since starting in 2014 and it’s the highest of any Nigerian tech YouTuber. He has 346k+ subscribers on Youtube, 157k+ followers on Instagram and 69k+ followers on X (FKA Twitter).
Connect With Eric Okafor
|X (FKA Twitter)||https://twitter.com/KneWKeeD/|
4. Henry O
Henry O (formerly Henreeneo) is a Tech Product Review Specialist who runs the “Henry Okwuenu” Tech YouTube channel based in Lagos, Nigeria. The channel is dedicated to bringing lovers of technology unboxings and in-depth reviews on technology products such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, SLRs and mirrorless cameras, apps, and general home consumer electronics.
According to findings, his YouTube account, which was created in 2016 but only started in 2017, has 47k+ subscribers and over 5.8 million video views, as well as 10k+ Instagram followers and 5k+ X (FKA Twitter) followers.
Connect With Henry Okwuenu
|X (FKA Twitter)||https://twitter.com/henreeneo|
5. Valor Reviews
Valor Reviews focuses primarily on low-cost consumer electronics in the mobile phone segment. He evaluates the specifications and features of new and old mobile phone brands. On YouTube, he has 151k+ subscribers and has accumulated over 9 million views since starting in 2019. On Instagram, Valor Reviews have over 167k followers, over 4.8k+ followers on X (FKA Twitter).
Connect With Valor Reviews
|X (FKA Twitter)||https://twitter.com/Valorreviews|
6. Oscarmini (Oscar Frank)
Oscarmini (AKA Oscar Frank) is a tech influencer in Nigeria that uses high-quality tech videos to help his audience make better purchasing decisions. Phones, watches, gaming devices, headsets, and other modern gear pique his curiosity. Aside from tech vlogging, Oscar also runs a technology blog that’s popular in Nigeria.
On YouTube, he has 69k+ subscribers and has garnered over 5 million views as of the time of this publication. Oscarmini has over 19k followers on Facebook, 6.7k+ Instagram followers and 3.5k+ X (FKA Twitter) followers.
Connect With Oscar Frank
|X (FKA Twitter)||https://twitter.com/oscarfranky|
Conclusion (Tech Influencers in Nigeria):
That concludes our list of technology influencers in Nigeria, although there are more tech experts you should consider, the likes of Izzi Boye, Fred’s Tech Hub, Benjamin Dada, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji and Kagan are all great tech content creators you should check out.
In all, if you intend to work with any tech influencers in Nigeria these above-mentioned individuals should come first on your priority list and that’s because over the years they have been tested and trusted.