Earlier yesterday, popular online blog Linda Ikeji via her blog, revealed the identity of the alleged owner of the popular blog, Instablog9ja. The leaked which has got many talking revealed not just the name of the man behind the social media account, but also a photo showing how he looks like.
Known as John Abayomi, a graduate of the University of Agriculture established the Instablog9ja which broke into the media scene back in 2015. He is 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.
John was the former online editor of Vanguard news and current online editor of Punch. He has remained anonymous, which was one of the secrets to the success of his franchise until Linda revealed his identity. The leaked has caused a lot of reaction on social media. instablog9ja boast of about 1.8 million followers, with over 47,000 blog posts.