#YTECH100: Miss Techy, Dare Adekoya, Mark Essien, Mopewa Ogundipe, Ada Nduka Oyom… See Most Influential Nigerians in Tech


Benjamin Dada:

Benjamin Dada is one of the fastest rising tech bloggers in the country. Via his media platform, Benjamindada.com, he shares information on the latest tech product, startups, and new developments in the tech sphere in Nigeria. He also hosts insightful interviews with players in the tech industry. 

Tage Kene-Okafor

Tage Kene-Okafor is one of the more renowned tech journalist in Nigeria, with his vast knowledge on the African Tech scene, and proficiency writing for some of the top tech media platforms in Nigeria.

He covers news on anything startup in Nigeria, and being a writer for TechCrunch, his coverage on startup activities spans all across Africa. Prior to writing for TechCrunch, he also reported for the prominent tech media platform; TechPoint Africa. His love for tech began in 2015, when he would spend hours reading the very publication he writes for today, TechCrunch, three years later he moved into full time tech journalism.

Tobi Ayeni:

Dubbed the number one female tech blogger in Nigeria, Tobi Ayeni, popularly known as Miss Techy, is a gadget enthusiast who focuses on new gadgets, phones, laptops and tablets, and is also known to review the user experience of apps, especially Nigerian made apps. 

She has a website of her own, a good following on Instagram, and views on YouTube that often peak at over 100,000. She is also a digital strategist who is experienced in developing campaigns, communicating content, monitoring online communities, uncovering insights, analysing metrics, and effectively educating clients in all of the above.

Fisayo Fosudo:

Arguably one of the biggest tech influencers in the country, Fisayo Fosudo is a vlogger with a large following and a wide reach on the Nigerian tech community.

He focuses on brand reviews for tech gadgets but also dabbles in reviewing apps. Prior to becoming a full-time influencer, he worked as a social media strategist, a brand developer, and a content creator, which is basically what he is continuing with.

Seun Adegoke Oyeniyi:

Tech Cabal is one of the most elaborate and plush tech media platforms in the country, with a knack for following and covering groundbreaking tech developments in the country. Seun is the Editor in Chief of Tech Cabal.

His work has appeared on notable platforms such as Ventures Africa, Business Insider, New African magazine, Forbes, and more. He is also a business analyst and the founder of GO Intel, a company that provides business and security intelligence to UK and US-based investors.

Eric Okafor:

Eric Okafor has, over the years, gathered an impressive following on his YouTube channel and social media pages. Eric, popularly known as Knewkeed is a devoted tech analyst who focuses on reviewing tech products according to the landscape of the African tech market. 

Eric has become a thought leader in the smartphone department and has consistently delivered credible reviews on the products he analyses. He is also a Tik Tok content creator, who has grown a following of about 15,000 in less than six months since he joined the platform.

Koromone Koroye:

Koromone Koroye is a woman of many talents, all of which she is a master of. She is a creative storyteller, a communications specialist, a poet and a fiction writer. She is currently the Managing Editor at TechCabal. 

She is also a brand manager with a vested interest in financial services, financial technology and financial literacy. Prior to her current engagement, she worked for companies like Flutterwave, Real Stories here, Clane, Ebony Magazine and more. Her knowledge spans, business, education, media and tech, which she got into in 2014.

Adewale Yusuf:

He is the founder of Techpoint Africa, a digital media company that sheds light on innovative tech ideas that spring out of Africa. He is a man with two very profound interests, technology and environmental sanitation. 

As much as he loves tech, he is also very enthused about the state of the human ecosystem. A shrewd entrepreneur and journalist, Adewale has also founded other tech outfits including Techpremier media, a tech media platform and Onedotphoto, a photography company that offers numerous services.  He is also the current CEO of Talent QL, a team of vetted software developers. 

BellaRose Okojie:

BellaRose Okojie is an online air personality, an actress, a voice-over artist, a content creator and developer, an event compere and a very devout and unapologetic Christian woman. She is a partner at Green Street media, the parent company of Techcity.

Techcity is a tech media platform where she heads a content development team providing tech news and reviews, in the capacity of Editor. She also trains presenters and voice over artists who want to hone their presenting skills. 

Jide Ogunsanya:

Jide Ogunsanya is one of the country’s top tech bloggers and the brains behind Ogbonge Blog. He kicked off his career as far back as 2008 when he was still a student. Then, he would air his thoughts and opinions on the latest tech developments happening across the country.

With consistency and dedication, he rose up the ranks as one of the most respected tech bloggers in the country. Aside from being a tech journalist, he is also a web designer, a digital marketer, a Business Development Executive, an entrepreneur, and a digital marketing specialist.

Daniel Iyanda:

He is a young rising star in the world of tech journalism who has been spotlighted for the reporting he does. He is a new media journalist who covers news from tech to business to media, internet culture, and other human interest stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

He is a journalist at BCSL (Benjamindada.com) where he leads the content creation team. He is also a staff writer at Financial Nigeria International Limited, a platform for news and analysis on development and finance.

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