Instagram is a whole world on its own. There are amazing accounts to follow depending on your interests, from comedy, to food, fashion, make-up and music. Here are some of our favorite Instagram accounts guaranteed to light up your day
TYBello– The former member of the defunct girl group, Kush, is not only a photographer but a singer, song writer and philanthropist. TY Bello photographs has grazed front covers of several magazines in and out of Nigeria, from celebrities, to high profile professionals. She regularly updates her Instagram with her recent work.
Kelechi AmadiObi– Kelechi is a professional photographer, he works with models, professionals, celebrities. His shots are breath taking. He regularly updates his Instagram with recent works.
Teju Cole– Teju Cole is a writer and photographer. He takes shots of places he visits all over the world sometimes the photographs are uploaded with short beautiful essays.
Don Jazzy- Don Jazzy is the CEO of Mavins group. Don Jazzy could be quite goofy on the internet, he regularly talks about his work and that of members of the Mavin crew, let’s not forget the freebies he randomly gives his followers.
Simi- Simi snug her way into our hearts with her sultry-sad voice, but from her Instagram it is evident Simi is a goofy playful person. Despite the criticisms she has received from people about her sense of style, Simi does what she likes, wears what she wants and updates her Instagram with bits from her life.
The world of Nigerian comedy is saturated! There are many very funny people who do short comedy on Instagram. We’ve picked just two of our favorite.
Maraji_ : Glory is a goofy funny person. Sometimes all she has to do is make facial expressions without saying any word and we all start laughing. She is hard working and consistent with her work. Her comedy received some recognition this year, she was even featured in Falz’s video, Jeje. She constantly updates her account with new videos
Comedianebiye: Ebiye is a big man now. He started small from Instagram and has been featured in so many music videos. He recently had his own show in Hard Rock café, Lagos. Follow his account to see his videos. We also love Bovi, and Basketmouth’s Instagram accounts.
Victor Ehikhamenor- Victor is one of Nigeria’s biggest visual artist. He also a writer and a photographer. He was one of the artists who represented Nigeria at the 57th Venice Biennale.
Njideka Akuyili Crosby– is another artists we are in awe of. She was recently named among the 2017 MacArthur fellows. Her work explores transnational identity.
Kitchenbutterfly: Ozoz is our favourite food blogger. Her love for food is intense. She is not afraid to try out new things. She is constantly mixing up spices, cuisines thereby making her own special food. Follow her to see her new recipes.
Bellanaija: Bellanaija style, bellanaijawedding, and asoebibella is the go-to accounts for the most trendy fashion styles in Nigeria.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Chimamanda is a renowned writer and lover of beautiful clothes. CNA as she is fondly called by fans, loves clothes that reflect her taste. She recently opened an Instagram account to show off clothes by Nigerian designers she wears to events all over the world.
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