After years of blogging anonymously, the face behind popular Nigerian Instagram account Instablog9ja have been uncovered.
Instablog9ja broke out into the media scene in 2015 and currently have 1.8 million followers on Instagram is widely regarded as the most successful news blog on Instagram in Nigeria.
According to Linda Ikeji, John Abayomi is the owner of Instablog9ja, a former online editor of Vanguard news and current online editor of Punch. He is also a Social media strategist, creative content developer, documentary producer and SEO expert.
She further revealed that John is a 2002 graduate of University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (UNAAB) and has a Master’s Degree in New Media & Society, Communication and Media Studies from University of Leicester UK in 2014. He also holds an international Broadcast Presentation certificate and Broadcast Journalism from Radio Nigeria training school, Lagos.