Publishers Profile

Lasgidi Reporter’s News is one of Nigeria’s leading online entertainment news websites dedicated to breaking Nigeria and international news.

The news website delivers up-to-the-minute Nigeria news, Politics, Business, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, and Health News as well as international news in simple, easy-to-read format.

The Founder, Publisher of Lasgidi Reporters Blog is Effiong U. Ofonime (pictured).  Launched in September 2, 2018 after a rebrand from Naija Street Gist FB Pages

Lasgidi Reporters meteoric rise followed her exclusives on some of the biggest stories in Nigerian entertainment: Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote settling the epic Don Jazzy vs Olamide beef, Toke Makinwa’s surprise wedding to Maje Ayida after a shocking split, the alleged cucumber breaks inside UNN female student story and many more.


Office Address:  Osumba Mbadiwe Lagos Nigeria.

Official Phone Number: +2348170023644

Official Email:

Business Time: 8am to 5pm – Mondays to Saturday

Editor-in-chief:  Effiong U.Ofonime

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Lasgidi Reporters Editorial Team

Effiong U. Ofonime – Publisher/Editor

Oshone Mary – Entertainment Blogger

Adeniyi Oyeniyi – Political Blogger

Damilola Ismail – Tech Blogger

ABOUT Effiong U. Ofonime:

Ofonime Popularly known as Lasgidi (Effiong Udoh Ofonime; born 25 August 1986) is a Nigerian blogger known for his political, Business, Technological and Entertainment News Reporting. is known for breaking some of the biggest stories in Nigerian Political, Business, Technology and Entertainment news.

Early-Life and Education

Effiong U. Ofonime was born and raised at Ikenne, Ogun State. He is the Ninth child of his parents, from a Jehovah’s Witness home. Secondary school he attended Ikenne Community High School, located at Ikenne Ogun State where he graduated with A1s in Biology, Government, Mathematics, Economics and English. Effiong U. Ofonime holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography and Planning from the University of Lagos. Where he graduated in 2010.

Real-Estate Agent/Realtor Career, Website Developer and Media Work

In 2011, Effiong Ofonime started receiving training as a website developer at Allen Ikeja Lagos. After that he professionally assisted many SME’S to develop their website alongside working on his dream blog called Naija Street Gist which he started as a Facebook page while at the university.

In 2013, He became the President of Nigerian Website and Software Developers where he made lots of impact helping lots of SME’S acquired an online presence and owning their public domain in the cyber-space, same regulating other website-Developers to further perform their duties in a professional way.

Ofonime shocked family and friends when he honourably started out as an Estate Agent away from his Website/I.T Business to further gain an experience in Real Estate practice in Nigeria. He says he has no regrets whatsoever after leaving. “I made my first Millions in Real –Estate Practice to focus on Every Other related businesses. In 2017. Ofonime started to focus on Blogging where he moved from his Facebook-Page called Naija Street Gist to a New and Well-Customised Website/Blog whose URL is {} simply known as Lasgidi Reporters.

Awards and Nominations:

In 2018, Lasgidi Reporters was nominated for Best Entertainment Blog in the Nigerian Blog Awards. Effiong Ofonime also got nominated for Best Blogger (SME/Online Editor) at the 2018.

Still in 2018, Effiong U.  Ofonime won the 2017 Entertainment Blogger of the Year Award at the Nigerian Writers Awards (NWA).

Personal life:

In April 2016, Effiong U. Ofonime was betrayed by his brother who made him lost his 5years marital relationship {Though Sins Forgiven}. He is happy as a Single and calmly searching for another woman in his life.