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Four Nigerians rank along Obama and Beyonce on Top 100 Most Influential Black People on Digital/Social Media

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Four Nigerians ranked in a comprehensive list of the Top 100 Most Influentialal Black People on Digital/Social Media. The three Nigerians are Japhet Omojuwa, Ezeani Kingsley and Blossom Nnodim, and Jason Njoku.


Omojuwa who operates the twitter handle @omojuwa on twitter ranked 29th on the list. He is a Nigerian entrepreneur, writer, blogger and socio-economic and political commentator. Japheth is the Editor or curator of a number of widely read and well regarded online publications dealing with African and Nigerian socio-economic development and political perspectives including: africanliberty.org, naijateenz.com and oomojuwa.com. Japheth is considered to be one of the most influential Nigerians on social media and a thought leader amongst his peers.

Ezeani Kingsley

Ezeani Kingsley is the 24 year old owner of www.informationnigeria.com which has over 1 million likes on facebook. He ranked 50 on the list.  Informationnigeria is one of the most visited Nigerian websites with over 30 million monthly visitors. He is also a social media future awards winner 2013 and was also recognised as an ‘Under30 Achiever’ in 2013


Blossom Nnodim who operates @blcompere on twitter is popular for using social media for social good. She ranked 57 on the list. She is a writer, compere, entrepreneur and social media enthusiasts . She is popular across major cities in Nigeria for her social media educative start-up known as #AdoptATweep


Jason Njoku who ranks 74 on the list is the co-founder of iROKO Partners which is the parent company of Iroko TV, the world’s largest digital distributor of African movies. Irolo TV has been dubbed the “Netlix of Africa. iROKO Partners is YouTube’s largest channel partner in Africa.

The comprehensive list is presented below:


1.Barack Obama – President of USA

2.Beyonce Knowles – Singer

3.Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – Actor – Professional Wrestler

4.Oprah Winfrey – Broadcaster, TV Chat Host

5.Will.i.am – Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Coach on The Voice UK

6.Serena & Venus Williams – USA Tennis Champions

7.Michelle Obama – The First Lady (Barack Obama’s wife)

8.Usain Bolt – Olympic 100m and 200m Gold Champion

9.Farrah Gray – Author, Entrepreneur

10.Pete Dalton – Music Producer, Broadcaster, DJ, Tastemaker, Businessman

11.Lennox Lewis – Retired Boxer and former Heavy Weight Champion of the world

12.Melanie Brown – Singer, Entrepreneur

13.Mo Farah – International Track and field athlete Olympic Gold Champion 10,000m and 5000m

14.Shaq – Professional Basketball Player

15.Marques Browniee – Video Producer, Vlogger, Host And Internet Personality

16.Reg Saddler – “Just a guy who loves social media”

17.KingBach – Actor, director, writer, producer, and internet personality

18.Patrice Yursik – Writer, Blogger, creator of afrobella.com

19.Sean Gardner -Social Media Consultant, Speaker

20.Kid President – Internet personality

21.Iyanla Vanzant – Best selling Author, Spiritual Life Coach, Columnist, TV Show Host

22.Gina Yashere – Comedian

23.Baratunde Thurston – Comedian, Author

24.Adria Richards – Technology consultant, Developer, Speaker

25.Melinda Emerson – Entrepreneur,Speaker, Author, Small Business Coach

26.Kimberly Bryant – Biotech Engineer, Social Engineer

27.Tracy Clayton – Writer, Blogger

28.Bevy Smith – Tv personality, Fashion expert, TV Host

29.Japheth Omojuwa – Cyberpreneur, Speaker, Political Commentator

30.Alfred Edmond Jr – Editor, Radio Host

31.Cheryl Pullins – Author, Speaker, Business Coach

32.Zerlina Maxwell – Political Analyst, TV commentator, Speaker, Writer

33.Wayne Sutton – Entrepreneur, Technology Journalist

34.Annetta Powell – Professional Success Coach

35.Andi Peters – TV Presenter 36.Simlyounique -Vlogger

37.Tasha (TC) Cooper – Digital Marketing Strategist, Online Publisher, Social Media Lawyer

38.Chuka Umunna MP – Politician

39.Diane Abbott MP – Politician, Broadcaster

40.Douglas Idugboe – Best Selling Author, Digital Marketer

41.Marsha Wright – Serial Entrepreneur, Business Expert, Author

42.Geoff Alexander – Google Adwords Specialist

43.Minna Salami – Writer, Commentator, Blog Editor

44.David Lammy – Politician

45.Leslie Samuel – Blogger, Podcaster

46.Rebecca Enonchong -African Tech Entrepreneur.

47.B. Bonin Bough – Marketer,

48.Louis Smith – Gymnast

49.Wil Reynolds -SEO Expert, Speaker

50.Ezeani Kingsley – Social Media Strategy Consultant

51.Dr. Avis Jones DeWeever – Political Commentator, Speaker, Radio Host

52.Thomas Oppong – Technology Blogger, Startup Consultant

53.Cindy Trimm – Author, Motivational Speaker

54.S. Lynn Cooper – Social Media Strategist

55.Stanford Smith – Social Media Blogger

56.Bree Glenn – Blogger, PR and Social Media Consultant

57.Blossom Nnodim -Author, Blogger, Compere

58.Cheryl Wood – Author, Motivational Speaker

59.David McQueen – Speaker, Executive Coach

60.Jenny Garrett – Executive Coach, Author

61.Corvida Raven – Technology Blogger, Speaker

62.Andrew Morgan – Goal Coach, Speaker, Author, broadcaster

63.Patricia Benjamin – Life Coach, Broadcaster

64.Andrew West – technology thought-leader, philanthropist and technology entrepreneur

70.L Martin Johnson Pratt – Social Media Strategist

71.Tai Goodwin – Speaker, Coach

72.Michael King – Digital Marketer, Speaker

73.James Andrews – Digital and Social Strategist, Entrepreneur, DJ

74.Jason Njoku – Internet Entrepreneur

75.Valorie Burton – Life Coach, Author

76.Reni Eddo-Lodge – Freelance Journalist

77.Luvvie Ajayi – Writer, Digital Strategist

78.Dr. R. Kay Green – Professor, Speaker, Marketing Consultant

79.Rosetta Thurman – Author, Speaker, Mentor and Coach

80.Leesa Renee Hall – Coach and Mentor

81.David Bullock – Marketer

82.Leah Salmon – Speaker, Natural Health Coach

83.Derek L Anderson – Entrepreneur

84.Placida Acheru – Business Coach and Mentor

85.Molesey Crawford – Author, Speaker, Mentor

86.Sebastien Foucan – Freerunner, Coach, Author, Actor

87.Genevieve Flight- Business and Life Coach, Speaker

88.LaShanda Henry – Web Designer, Internet Marketing Coach

89.Andre Ankton – Mobile Engagement Strategist

90.Nathaniel Peat – Entrepreneur, Engineer

91.Sonia Brown MBE – Business Coach, Writer, Marketer

92.Ida Horner – Activist and Blogger 93.Ikenna Azuike -Vlogger, Speaker, Voice over artis

94.Eddie Smith and Marsha Gosho Oakes – Co owners of Soulculture

95.Shireen Mitchell – Speaker, Author, Social Strategist, Diversity Analyst

96.Tracy Reid – Social Media & Business Coach

97.Pam Perry – PR Coach 98.Keysha Davis – Magazine Editor

99.Franklin Boateng – Serial Entrepreneur, Social Media Expert

100. Anita Mckenzie – Raw food Coach


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