Before you can even think of starting a blog, you must have a specific broad subject you want to blog on and that is what we call niche in blogging.
23 profitable and untapped niches in Nigeria you can blog about
In case you don’t have any niche you want to blog on or you want to change your blogging niche because your current niche doesn’t fetch you money , am glad to tell you that you are in the right place to get your problem solved where we will list the best blogging niches in Nigeria.
What is a Niche in blogging?
A Niche is a wide broad subject with several topics you can blog on, I made this simplified definition of niche in my last post in-case you still don’t get the definition of niche ” In a university, there are many colleges like health sciences, engineering, art etc and these colleges also have several departments like mathematics, chemistry, French, mechanical engineering etc. University is the website, blog is the college and niche are the departments.
They all work together and that’s why you cannot have a niche without a blog or a blog without a website.”
………………………Now you have to debate on what you want to blog about, you can’t be talking about just anything because blogs that talk about anything and everything are not always successful, we are talking about a blog here not a forum and that’s exactly why we provided a list of 100 profitable Niches and sub-niches with large amount of readers in Nigeria for you to blog on, there are many untapped niches included in the list too to choose from in this blog niche list.
You can also decide to choose this subniche as your own Niche
Entertainment niche is the most profitable Niche or blog topic (like beginner bloggers call it) you can blog on in Nigeria with an average of 5 million searches on Google per month.
On the top ten list of top blogs in Nigeria, three entertainment blogs are present on the list.
If you want to blog on this niche, you must have exceptional skills that you can use to beat your competitors for traffic on this niche because this niche is saturated, 40% of Nigerian blogs are entertainment blogs. According to Jason Calcani ; “The currency of blogging is authenticity and trust.”
This blogging Niche makes the most money in Nigeria, one weak point of blogs in this niche you can capitalize on is that 80% of blogs here do copy and paste, what you read on a blog on this Niche is what you will surely read in 90% of other blogs on this niche which means if you can make your research very well before publishing, write new things and diversify your sub niches, then you are good to go.
These are the sub-niches you can blog on:
• Celebrity gists
• Jokes and comedy
• Tv series
• Entertainment News
• Memes and pranks
2.Make money online
Many Nigerian youths are unemployed, they are looking for a way to earn a living online. If you know few things about how they can make money online why can’t you create a blog to help them?
These are the sub-niches you can blog on:
• Make money on social media
• Make money blogging
• Affiliate Marketing guides
• Make money from home
3.Course of study
:Since you studied agriculture or mathematics in school and you are now a graduate, why can’t you start a blog about the course you studied and help teach undergraduates and aspirants what this course is all about, you can even sell ebooks to them and am very sure they will appreciate your effort.
I’ve seen many bloggers oversea blogging on their course of study and they are doing fine with it.
Start a blog on your course of study now!!
These are the example of courses you can start on:
In Nigeria We value Education, there are some parts in Nigerian that according to statistics, In every 500 citizens between the age of 21-30 you meet, at least 350 will have either B.Sc or HND.
You can create a sub-niche on:
• Admission updates
• Project topics
• Education Guides
• Undergraduate materials like past questions etc.
• Educational news
• Post graduate studies
Politics is the most discussed topic in Nigeria nowadays, even the Almighty sports gain less attention than Politics in Nigeria. If you love politics and the history of politics in Nigeria, I will advise you to create a blog on politics because you will make multi-million from this niche IF you can beat your competitors like vanguard for traffic then you are good to go.
These are the sub-niches you can venture in :
• Political news
• Political interviews
• Political Manifestoes
• Political Campaign strategies
6.Health and fitness
Health is wealth! We all want to know how to avoid diseases, keep fit and get counselling on how to live a healthy lifestyle. You can give us tips on meals to avoid and the ones to eat, prevention and symptoms of some diseases and so on, if you are a health worker or you know few things related to health, why can’t you help us solve these problems ?
These are the sub-niches on health:
• Skin care
• Healthy meals
• Women and men fitness
• Healthy meals
• Weight loss
Nigerians love sports and after politics, this is the next topic you will see Nigerians debating on. Sports get an average of 30 million searches on google in Nigeria every month.
The main reason why we don’t have many sports blog in Nigeria is that International blogs like Goal.com are the ones getting the most traffic here and many giant news portals also post on sports which make it difficult for new blogs in this niche to breathe, if you can start a sports blog and invest heavily on it with crazy SEO techniques, am sure you will give them a run for their money.
These are the sub-niches in sports:
• Sport news
• European competitions
• Football updates
• Transfer rumors
• Sport interviews
We eat three times in a day everything being kept constant. If you know how to cook, this niche will be very easy for you. There ares some meals people are searching for on search engines that many food bloggers don’t know how to prepare.
Who knows you may be the one to solve this problem. You can also give recipes about food you know how to cook, you will even earn a commission if you start affiliate marketing for e-commerce like amazon etc. to sell cooking products like blender, pots etc
• Traditional meal
• International meal
This is computer age, we all use gadgets in our various homes. At least, in every household they must have a minimum of 10 Electric gadgets they use serving different purposes.
When they have issues with those gadgets or they want new ones, where do you think they will go for help ?
They search about them online!
I have blogged on this niche before and I can tell you that the niche is very profitable and according to my research, an average of 1.5million internet users search about technology on Google monthly in Nigeria.
If you are the type that have passion for Gadgets then I can assure you that you will really enjoy blogging on this niche.
These are several sub-niches to blog on:
• Phone specs
• Electronic Gadget
• Technology news
• Computer specs and accessories
• Digital satellites
10.Fashion & Beauty
Are you the boss man or boss lady when it comes to fashion.
You know all the colour combinations that work for every outfit, your friends will always consult you to style them when they want to party or you have a fashion shop offline and you want to gain more audience online then it is a must for you to start a fashion blog.
You can give fashion tips, latest wears etc
• Make up
• Hair care and accessories
• Men wears
• Latest styles
• Celebrity styles
• Fashion news
11.Job and Career
Statistics shows that an average of 25 million Nigerians are unemployed and are currently searching for jobs.
It is of no news that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a fresh graduate to get job easily in Nigeria even if you have long legs
Millions of searches are generated on google every month on new job opportunities in Nigeria, you can easily create a blog on Jobs and career if you are very current in getting the latest job vacancies in Nigeria.
Is job a good niche to blog in nigeria? Yes ! If you are fully bringing in new job vacancies to the table for jobcandidates/applicants
• Career Talk
• Internship training
• Job vacancies
12.Relationship and dates
Building a strong relationship with one’s partner nowadays requires strong knowledge of what relationship entails.
There are some hidden secrets about starting a successful relationship, you can uncover it for us. You must have been in a relationship for a while and have little experience on relationship before this can work.
• Work-Life balance
• Relationship advise
We love partying in Nigeria, hardly can a weekend go in Nigeria without partying. In every party, there must be an event planner that will plan the whole process for the party to be successful, you can start a blog on how to plan events if you know one or more things about it like decorations etc..
Nigerians search for this online too!!
• Event news
• Animal feed
• Animal protection
• Visa guide
• Travel guide
• Adventure travel
• Holiday travel
This niche is damn less competitive with many online users searching for this on search engines especially the tutorial aspect and they don’t get the answer they needed, i even have crazy keywords you can write on that will earn you a lot(just mail email@example.com to get it for free).
I decided not to put music in entertainment niche because not all music are for entertainment, spiritual music are not for entertainment.
Have you ever listened to a song and the music touched you so deeply that you cried?
Don’t tell me that you are entertained by such music!
Subniches in music :
• Instrument learning
• Music download
• Gospel music
• Car Maintenance and parts
• Auto safety and repair
• Local languages(Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa)
• Online language courses
21.Family & Parenting:
• Family finance
• Family planning
• House rules
Train people on how to make graphics
• Photoshop editing