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Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji on gossip and news

25 September 2012 Last updated at 19:25 BST

Linda Ikeji is one of Nigeria's top bloggers - leading a trend of young, fashionable women in the country who are bypassing traditional media to take their news and views direct to the internet.

Her website - lindaikeji.blogspot.co.uk - is one of the most popular entertainment sites in Nigeria, and her posts reflect the diversity of its readers: From celebrity gossip and relationship advice to fashion and politics.

In fact, she has fast become a celebrity herself and features heavily on the site with photos from events.

She told the BBC Africa's Nkem Ifejika her story.

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