Tosin Ajibade

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Oluwatosin Ajibade commonly known as “OloriSuperGal”, born 17 February, 1987 is a Nigerian known for her lifestyle and entertainment website, OloriSuperGal.com. She is also the organizer of the New Media Conference that is held annually in Nigeria.

Tosin Ajibade holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Lagos State University. She thereafter obtained a Certificate in Media Enterprise from the School of Media and Communications, Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria.Ajibade is known for her lifestyle and entertainment website, OloriSuperGal.com in Nigeria as well as a South African edition. Ajibade began working as a publicist in 2009. She created her blog in 2010 on Blogspot — Olorisupergal.blogspot.com– where she posted information on entertainment, events, and fashion. In 2011, she was hired at BlackHouse Media as their web manager but left in 2012 to focus on blogging. While starting off her blog, she worked with several media houses such as Netng, Acada Magazine and Laff Mattaz Incorporated owned by Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st.

At the time she started her blog, there were presence of two giant blog — Bella Naija and Linda Ikeji, so Ajibade put in enough effort to define her cliché that made her stood out from the rest.

After two years on Blogspot, she moved the blog to .com and launched her YouTube channel. In an interview with Techpoint by Titilola Oludimu, Ajibade said “I made that move because I needed people to take me seriously.” She is the organizer of the New Media Conference that was held annually in Nigeria which was started in 2015. The conference focuses on new media capabilities, especially in online/digital possibilities.Ajibade has used her blog to call attention to societal issues especially as it affects women and girls. A clear instance is the sexual assault story of a Queen’s College, Lagos student by her teacher which she published and the news consequently went viral and caught the attention of the relevant authorities.

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In 2015, Ajibade was named in the Nigeria’s 100 Most Influential Women List curated by YNaija.