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According to an online verified source Wikipedia, Instablog9ja is owned by John Abayomi Aruleba and Tosin Dotun Adeyemi

Website TypeNews Media
FoundersJohn Abayomi Aruleba, Tosin Dotun Adeyemi

John Abayomi Aruleba is the founder and owner of instablog9ja, arguably Nigeria's most successful news handle on Instagram. John hails from Ogun State, Nigeria.

Instablog9ja is a Nigerian news and gossip blog publishing on Instagram and its primary website. Founded in 2014, Instablog9ja features a mix of news, and carries mainly Nigerian-focused soft news and entertainment gossip. As of August 2022, Intsablog9ja Instagram handle had over 5.2 million followers and over 1.4 million followers on Twitter. The blog is noted for its critical interpretation of issues, reporting about celebrities and its story captions often considered negative and attacking. On April 12, 2017, Nigerian hip hop singer Davido made a post on his Twitter handle accusing Instablog9ja of writing negative stories about him and told the blog to stop writing about him “good or bad

Instablog9ja Ownership controversy​

The publisher of the blog remains unknown and has often generated controversy among its followers and celebrities. In November 2019, Linda Ikeji blog published an exclusive story in which it identified certain John Abayomi, an online editor of the Punch Newspaper as the publisher of Instablog9ja but this claim turned out to be false. ] On 25 August 2020, Instablog9ja official Instagram handle went live showing the face of a lady who shouted “Jesus” multiple times for the ten seconds live broadcast.[12] Its followers who were active during the ten seconds live broadcast grabbed screenshots of the moment believing that the lady is the owner of the blog. The screengrab of the lady[13] trended on social media for days but with mixed reactions among its followers and music artists including Davido, Naira Marley, and Peruzzi. While some believed that the lady was the owner of the blog threatening to attack her, others commented that she was only a handler of the Instagram handle. Naira Marley described threats against the supposed owner of the blog as empty but also advised that if she was scared, she should hire private guards.

John Abayomi unveiled as the owner of Instablog9ja​

This is for every curious mind that desperately wants to know the owner of Instablo9ja and the anonymous person behind the the account. Read the full report as captured on LIB:
Popular instagram blog, Instablog9ja broke into the media scene in 2015 alongside many other blogs but is widely considered the most successful news blog on instagram.
For years, many have wondered who the mystery person behind the instagram blog was, with so many names thrown around…and none, until now, has been right. Being anonymous was obviously important to the creator of instablog but we think it’s time everyone knows the man behind the IG blog.
The owner of instablog9ja is John Abayomi, 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.
John is a 2002 graduate of University of Agriculture 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.
His experience in news editing, his degree in new media and communication and his training in broadcast journalism is what has pushed his platform instablog9ja into the success it is today and we think it’s time for John Abayomi Aruleba to take the stage and take a bow

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