LB News : Meet Lumidy – a J-Town based Nigerian fast rising Blogger

Born Joshua Turna Lumi
14th December 2003
Pankshin, Plateau State, Nigeria

Nationality Nigerian
Occupation Actor, Blogger, entrepreneur and writer
Website Lumidy’s Blog – Experience a World of Entertainment
Early life and education
Lumidy was born and raised in a Christian family from Pankshin, Plateau State. He is the fourth child out of five. He began writing at the age of 13. He finished secondary school at the age of 13 and, at 15, enrolled at the University of Jos, where he is studying Theatre and Film Arts. He started blogging as a hobby before later on turned it into passion.
Schools attended
  • Godiya Private School, Sabon Gari Tudun Wada Jos (2005 – 2010)
  • Boys’ Secondary School, Gindiri (2010 – 2016)
  • Federal Information Center, Jos – Studied Computer Application (2016)
  • University of Jos – Studying Theatre and Film Arts (2017 – 2022)
Turna Lumi’s Brands

Blogging

Lumidys blog is apparently his biggest venture. Before graduation, Lumidy started blogging in 2014. He became an active blogger in 2015, using a blogger sub-domain lumidysblog.blogspot.com and later obtained his doimain www.lumidysblog.com.ng.

TV Network

On January 1st, 2018, on his blog, he announced the creation his online TV network, Lumidy TV alongside other brands he was establishing. Lumidy TV airs a variety of programmes ranging from talk shows, reality shows, Freestyle sessions, TV series to Movies. The Network both produces some of its programmes and also buys TV contents.

Record Label

Lumidy Entertainment (A Lumidy Expression) is a record label owned and managed by Lumi Turna. (Jos based)
Controversies

Shut down of blog by Google
Lumidy’s blog was shut down on 8 October 2017, but restored on 10 November 2017 around midnight by Google for undisclosed reasons. Kola Ogunlade, a Google correspondent, said: “We take violations of policies very seriously as such activities diminish the experience for our users. When we are notified of the existence of content that may violate our Terms of Service, we act quickly to review it and determine whether it actually violates our policies. If we determine that it does, we remove it immediately.”
Honours and awards

Honours and awards
Nominations Year Category
Jos Industry Night Awards 2016 Best Entertainment Blog
Jos Entertainment Awards 2017 Blogger of the year


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