Celebrity women occupy quite a larger part of the society and they are very relevant when it comes to the association. Most celebrity women especially in their 50s and 60s have caught the bug of making themselves relevant on social media particularly Instagram to either share from their wealth of knowledge, experiences, for those who are in the corporate sector, or to sell their goods and services while some are stylish icons who dazzle us with the numerous styles they wear to parties’ week in week out.
The Instagram app which is an online photo-sharing and social network service allows its users to share their pictures, interact, sell, buy, associate and network. Almost everyone has got an Instagram account. it’s now a norm on various blogs to see what pictures our favourite celebrities have posted on Instagram. A huge majority of the Nigerian populace depends on it for everything right now and our celebrity women are also not missing in action. Ranging from their lives to their friends and acquaintances via their updates, to information about what they do and things happening all over the world generally, you will find them there. Same social media has contributed to getting a lot of people more famous and pushing them from one stage to the other. Whether you are looking for a good way to kick start your day or an excellent way to calm your nerves after a stressful day, these celebrities are sure to get you cheered up. Women love to look good and also want people to see it or to even see their achievements so they always have one or two things to post. And who says Instagram is for the young minds? NO, the older generation has caught the bug big time by being relevant both on or outside social media. On this list is the first female chairman of First Bank, Mrs Ibukun Awosika, she is very active on social media, many ladies look up to her to tap on her success secrets and how she got to the top. The businesswoman, author and motivational speaker sits on the board of Digital Jewel Limited and Cadbury Nig Plc. She is also the owner of SOKOA chair company.
The beautiful brain behind popular furniture company on the island is Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, the pretty wife of Lagos Lawyer, Asue Ighodalo. She is also very active on Instagram, both her official and personal pages are adorned several pictures day in day out. She is also very stylish and all her designs stand her out. Popular architect, Jumoke Adenowo who recently celebrated her 50th birthday made this list, she is also active on Instagram where she gives tips related to her field. Pretty society woman, Ronke Ayuba’s name will surely crop up on lists like this, she is very pretty, smashing and looks smokingly hot when she steps out for a party. She always stands out at parties with her choice of style and unique gele. She runs the popular fashion house, tailormade. Funke Akinyera, the pretty wife of Lagos businessman, Tunde Akinyera is also on this list, she is not very lousy but dazzles at parties. one thing you can’t take away from her is her chunk of different expensive necklaces.
The great author and publisher of luxury lifestyle magazine, Betty Irabor is also very active on social media. She has used her space to address many issues in the society and also showcase her young, vibrant and stylish self on social media at over 60. TV Gal and publisher of note, Adesua Onyenokwe is the publisher of Today's Woman magazine, she is also very active on social media. Give it to any media personality anytime, they are very media conscious. The pretty wife of the vice president of Nigeria, Dolapo Osinbajo is also caught in this bug, she regales us with many of her outing pictures and family occasions photos with lovely captions. President Muhammad Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari is also not left out, she posts several events from her pet projects and what she is up to at any minute. Beautiful and foremost presenter, Funmi Iyanda is media savvy anytime, she is also amongst the vibrant celeb women who churned out many photos of their daily activities on Instagram. Kemi Balogun is the pretty wife of Bolaji Balogun, the son of Otunba Subomi Balogun, Kemi is a go-getter any day and time. The pretty woman who turned 50 months back serenaded us with many of her fashion statement for her birthday, she also has a motivational page she runs where she shares the word of God. Popular celebrity designer,
Deola Sagoe is also big as her brand, many people follow her page due to the unique bridal outfit and Aso Oke she makes for brides, she is very active when it comes to Instagram postings. As expected, Funke Adejumo is a pastor and her presence on social media cannot be underemphasized. She gives us many motivational videos every day and she also shows her fans that being a pastor does not mean you can’t be trendy. She has got loads of expensive corporate suits she wears every day. The pretty wife of Oando boss, Bola Tinubu is a stylish icon and corporate woman to the core. She is also very prominent on social media. She runs a foundation on advocacy for child abuse, Ceceyara Foundation where she puts out all her daily activities.
One of the veteran actresses of our time, Ego Boyo is also social media savvy, she has been seen posting many of her outings photographs. The stylish editor of ThisDay Style, Ruth Osime is also very active on social media especially Instagram, she is always seen posting pictures from all her outings or her every day look. Ebony Life TV boss, Mo Abudu must definitely make this list, she is very stylish and everyone always looks forward to going to her page on Instagram to check what she is up to, she is always seen making a lot of postings per day. She has warmed her way into many people’s heart with her avant-garde fashion, travellings, successes and most especially many scenes from all her blockbuster movies. Bola Atta, the corporate banker and publisher of True Love magazine is also on this list. Celebrity woman, Yewande Andre dazzles us with her style and photos of her numerous Owambe parties every week and she always looks good on them. She is also a great collector of luxury jewellery and designer shoes which she sells.
There is a clique of society women numbered up to 5 who party together, the likes of Lara Akinsanya, Queen Ayo Balogun, Nana Yakubu, Ola Aladesuru and Iyabode Ode. They are very prominent at social parties and very active on Instagram, there is no week you won’t get to see any of their postings, they love to look good in expensive jewellery, laces and shoes and bag. Lara Akinsanya is the Iyalaje of Odua Market in Lagos, she runs an expansive fabric store and she is also the CEO of Affordable Caterings. She owns the popular Affordable shopping Mall in Amuwo Odofin. Queen Ayo Balogun is the foremost juju queen who is ageing gracefully at 61. Nana Yakubu is one of the big top shots at Nigeria Ports Authority, Ola Aladesuru is the foremost hotelier who owns Bashmond Hotel in Amuwo Odofin while Iyabode Ode is another society woman who is well connected within the powerful society women. The founder of Arise Women Foundation and pretty wife of City of David parish pastor, Siju Iluyomade is our stylish queen anytime any day. She has been a style catalogue for many women especially ladies. She wears nothing but luxury brands from major designers in the world and that is why she saddles us with her choice of style on Instagram every day.
One of NIMASA top shots, Lami Tumaka is also on this list, she has been seen posting regularly on Instagram. Pretty wife Nordica Fertility boss, Tola Ajayi is also our style crush, if you are her regular follower, you will notice she does not leave her house without posting what she is wearing. She always gives us good vibes with her lovely combination of outfits. Foremost queen, Helen Prest Ajayi has crowned Miss Nigeria in 1979 and 40 years after she is still as cute as ever at close to 60. She is very pretty and she is also very active on Instagram especially when it comes to activities of her pet project, HELP which is geared towards educating young children. Funmi Osunsade made this list too, the pretty woman is the cousin of Globacom boss, she also has an Instagram account where she shares many things. The CEO of best man games, Nimi Akinkugbe is also a financial expert, she is also very active on the social media where she shares many tips on finance.
Erelu Tola Solomon, popularly called Yeye is also on Instagram, she is a regular Owambe person and this makes her to always talk about her outings and how she looked for every event. Ifeanyi Adefarasin is the pretty wife of Pastor Paul Adefarasin of House on the rock. The pretty woman captivates the audience not only with her beauty, expensive designer clothes but with her vast knowledge in sharing the word of God to many of her followers.
Veteran Star actresses, Joke Silva, Ireti Doyle and Sola Shobowale are also crowd pullers on Instagram, they dazzle their followers with their everyday look and what they are up to. on the list, Pastor Nike Adeyemi is also one of the stylish pastors who has a large followership on Instagram. The pretty wife of Former Guinness MD, Janet Adetu captivates her audience with her popular etiquette programme. Celebrity Aso Oke maker, Bisbod boss, Kehinde Oduyale gives us numerous vibes too on her many stylish aso-oke she rocks to the event. LSDPC top shot, Jibike Onigbanjo surely knows how to dazzle on Instagram, she fills her followership in, by posting her social activities back to back on the gram. All these women have proved that age is never a barrier when it comes to being relevant on social media and of course it is all for a good course.
–TAYO FAJORIN OYEDIJI