About Legit.ng - Nigeria News

Legit.ng is Nigeria’s no. 1 online and entertainment news publisher by audience, meeting the news needs of over 10 million unique readers monthly via our website. We publish various news and editorial content, including entertainment, business, politics, current affairs, and human interest stories.

Our team of experienced journalists brings our readers the day's most important news stories. We cover breaking news and provide in-depth coverage of events and unique stories across Nigeria and worldwide.

Legit.ng was founded in 2012 and has grown into a widely read news and entertainment website with over 50 million monthly views. We are the world’s largest news publisher on Facebook, leading the way through news amongst other globally acclaimed international publishers.

Legit.ng History and Awards







  • November: Legit.ng awarded the most outstanding ICT-driven media organisation (online news media category) at the National Media Communication and Information Technology Conference.
  • October: Legit.ng receives Entertainment Blog Award by Couponcode.ng.
  • August: Legit.ng correspondent awarded by the Miss Black Europe (International Best Street Journalist of the Year).
  • March: Legit.ng starts a local journalism project to connect the reporters representing all 36 states and the FCT.
  • March: Legit.ng launches the missing person initiative, which makes our platform and multi-million audience available for free in case of need.



  • Legit.ng launches inclusive news vertical Hausa to reach underserved communities without access to news reported in vernacular language.



  • Legit.ng Facebook page becomes the first digital media company in Nigeria to reach 1,000,000 likes (in the news & media category).


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Legit News editorial team

Politics and Current Affairs Desk Manager

Wale Akinola
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Wale Akinola holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) and Master’s degrees in Communications and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan. He also holds a Diploma Certificate in Peace Journalism. He has over 15 years of work experience in print and online media.

He started his career at Legit.ng in 2016 as a politics editor, then was promoted to the Head of Local Journalism Desk, and became a Politics and Current Affairs Desk Manager in 2021.

Akinola had worked at Nigerian Compass newspaper, Daily Newswatch and The Authority newspaper. He also worked as a special adviser on media to a former minister of police affairs.

Business Desk Manager

Victor Enengedi
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Victor Enengedi works closely with the Public relations team to produce the company’s digital business series, Digital Talks. He has over 10 years of experience in news reporting, website compliance, copywriting, and other journalistic skills.

Before joining Legit.ng in 2022, he headed editorial operations at Nairametrics. He studied History and International Studies as a first degree at Olabisi Onabanjo University.

Human Interest & Diaspora Stories Desk Manager

Rahaman Abiola
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Rahaman Abiola is a Reuters-trained journalist and content writer with over 7-year experience in digital & traditional media and social media communications.

He joined the Legit.ng team in 2018 as a Current Affairs and Politics Editor and was promoted to the Human Interest and Diaspora desk manager in 2021.

Rahaman has been published in Nigerian national newspapers, including The Nation, The Punch, Nigerian Tribune, and THISDAY. His works have appeared in top digital media platforms, including Sahara Reporters, The Cable, The Capital, YNAIJA, Lawyard, Paradigm.

A graduate of English and Literature from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Rahaman is one of the 25 journalists in Africa selected for the Kwame Karikari Fact-Checking Fellowship in 2021.

Entertainment Desk Manager

Sola Sanusi
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Sola Sanusi, a journalist and writer in the entertainment industry, is a graduate of English and Education from the University of Ilorin, Kwara state. She joined the Legit.ng team in 2015 as an entertainment editor, was promoted to Entertainment desk manager in 2020.

She has been in the media industry as a celebrity journalist for almost two decades (City People, Daily Newswatch).

Sola won the best and hardworking staff awards at City People in 2005; she was runner-up Celebrity Media Awards in 2005. She is a recipient of the Mother Drum Golden Awards as best Arts/Entertainment Writer in 2012.

Hausa Desk Manager

Mudathir Ishaq
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Mudathir Ishaq joined the team in 2016 as a Hausa editor and was promoted to the Hausa desk manager’s role in 2017.

He studied ICH as the first degree at the University of Abuja, Journalism with the Michigan State University School of Journalism, and runs MSc ICH at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

He has over 5 years of experience in news reporting, interviewing, translation, transcription and Interpretation from English to Hausa/Arabic and vice versa.

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