Linda Ifeoma Ikeji (37): Founder Linda Ikeji Blog

Degree: BA. English Language, University of Lagos.

Nicknamed the Queen of Blogging. Started modelling at a young age to assist her family and support herself through school. Performed as a waitress, model and writer. She opened a modelling agency and event management outfit media company called Black Dove Communications.

Commenced blogging as a hobby in 2006. Then, the internet was not as prominent and widespread in Nigeria as at now, and she had to make her posts at a cybercafe. As the internet became more accessible, she grew popular and had her blog amongst the most visited in Nigeria. A philanthropist, sponsors the project “I’d rather be self-made; No thanks”. Project aims at supporting lasses aged 16–25 who have great business ideas and aspire to become entrepreneurs. She is one of Nigerian richest internetpreneurs.