Makinde Azeez biography (Age, early life, career, education and net worth)
If you are a regular internet user, you must no doubt have stumbled upon “Naijaloaded” in one way or the other.
Naijaloaded is one of the most visited websites in Nigeria, it gets millions of visits and has really grow to be perhaps one of the best blogs in Nigeria.
In this blogpost, I am going to be writing about the CEO of Naijaloaded called Makinde Azeez (also known as Mankind), this post will talk about things like Makinde Azeez biography, Makinde Azeez early life, Makinde Azeez education, Makinde Azeez net worth, Mankinde Azeez awards and other things you will need to know about the Naijaloaded CEO.
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Makinde Azeez biography (early life)
Makinde Azeez is a Nigerian blogger, online marketer and internet entrepreneur that was born in Lagos, on the 10th of December 1989.
He is the first born child of two children, his younger brother is named Abdullahi and they grew up somewhere around Ajegunle apapa.
Makinde Azeez education
Makinde attended Ekum college, amukoko in Lagos for his secondary education, he also attended the Lagos state polytechnic (LASPOTECH) in Ikorodu.
Although Mankind was able to get his National diploma (ND), he didn’t go back for his higher national diploma (HND), he studied computer science.
Makinde gained admission to study physics in the Osun state university (Uniosun) for four years, he finished after 5 years as a result of his focus on blogging.
According to Makinde himself, he has always been a good internet user, he had a lot of interest in configurations, proxy, cracking, network tricks, hacking etc.
It was this interest that made him start Naijaloaded, since he discovered that most bloggers outsourced their programming and web design work to other people.
Makinde Azeez career
Makinde Azeez is the owner of Naijaloaded, he started Naijaloaded sometime around 2009 with a free domain and on a free host, it wasn’t until 2010 that he bought a server space to host his website.
Naijaloaded initially started out as a forum where users discussed about the latest happenings in Nigeria and helped each other solve problems.
Along the way, Makinde has had help running Naijaloaded, his friend Lateef at a time was helping him run the blog by posting music while Makinde focused on other aspect of the blog.
Naijaloaded has undergone different changes over the last few years, moving from a forum website to a blog website that posts the latest news, music and other information in Nigeria.
Makinde Azeez has managed to grow Naijaloaded from a website that receives a few thousand visitors to one that receives millions of visitors monthly and has over 25 staffs working on it daily from office or from home.
Naijaloaded TV was launched in 2017 as way to get users to be vocally involved in happenings in Nigeria, also Naijaloaded also has a gift card exchange where you can redeem your gift card for cash.
Makinde Azeez has also promised that more products will be launched, as he has great vision for Naijaloaded.
Although Naijaloaded is his main source of income, Makinde also has other internet properties were he gets money from.
Mankinde Azeez personal life
Mankinde Azeez married his longtime girlfriend Mujidat Omokehinde at northern foreshore estate, Chevron drive lekki, Lagos in 2017. The marriage was attended by top Nigerian celebrities who performed.
Makinde Azeez net worth
Naijaloaded gets millions of traffic daily, so you can imagine that Makinde Azeez makes lot of money from his website.
He makes money by advertising for big brands like Coca cola, bet9ja and other big companies in Nigeria, he also makes money through sponsored post and by promoting the songs of upcoming artistes on his website.
According to Makinde, he has over 25 staffs who receive a minimum salary of 1 million naira monthly, he also pays up to $2000 monthly for server space to keep his website online.
Apart from Naijaloaded, Makinde also owns some other online businesses that generate him a good amount of money.
It is almost impossible to estimate Makinde Azeez net worth, but we have managed to estimate it to be between $400,000 – $800,000.
Makinde Azeez awards and recognition
Naijaloaded was nominated by the City people award under the music website of the year, Makinde has also been nominated for other numerous awards as a result of his work on Naijaloaded.
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