Sunday, January 24

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#JusticeforDonDavis: Let’s Allow The Court Handle It – Deborah Okezie
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#JusticeforDonDavis: Let’s Allow The Court Handle It – Deborah Okezie

Deborah Okezie has reacted to being cautioned by a Chief Magistrate in Uyo, Winifred Umohandy, against discussing her son, Don Davis' case on social media. Recall that Deborah had called out the management of Deeper Life High School over the alleged maltreatment and sexual abuse her 11-year-old son suffered in the school. However in court on Thursday, the Magistrate asked her to cease further discussion on the case on social media following a complaint from the lawyer to the Deeper Life High School, Fidelis Igwe. Umohandy said; “Let the media stay off, let the court do justice on the merit of the case." On Friday January 8, Deborah informed her Facebook friends, fans and supporters she would no longer discuss her son’s case on the social media site, apparently in obedien...
FA Surprised At Lack Of Cavani Social Media Training At Man Utd In Wake Of Three Weeks Ban
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FA Surprised At Lack Of Cavani Social Media Training At Man Utd In Wake Of Three Weeks Ban

The Football Association detailed why the Manchester United was hit with a three-match ban for a social media post The Football Association (FA) panel accepted Edinson Cavani did not mean to cause offence with a social media post which resulted in the player receiving a three-match ban. A three-man independent regulatory commission deemed Manchester United striker Cavani should only be imposed with the minimum sanction possible for a response to praise from a friend on Instagram. Following his decisive double in a 3-2 Premier League win at Southampton on November 29, Cavani used a Spanish word often used as a term of endearment in Latin America. He later deleted the post and apologised when it was made clear to him that the phrase could be construed as having racist connotatio...
‘I’ve Learnt From My Mistakes’ – Mercy Eke Apologizes To Nigerians
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‘I’ve Learnt From My Mistakes’ – Mercy Eke Apologizes To Nigerians

BBNaija 2019 winner Mercy Eke has taken to social media to ask for forgiveness from Nigerians over her latest behavior. Mercy took to her Instagram live to ask everyone she has offended to forgive her as she states that she has learnt from her mistakes. She also pleaded with her fans to ignore troll and lead with love while acknowledging that she has made some mistakes and have learnt from them Recall that Mercy was dragged by Nigerians recently for saying she’s better and richer than most of her reality stars which led to people saying she brags a lot. Apparently the only female winner of BBNaija show has reflected on the situation and is ready to make amends. https://youtu.be/FcD_Vx_I0Qo
Zari Hassan’s second born son comes out, declares he is gay!
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Zari Hassan’s second born son comes out, declares he is gay!

Word making rounds on social media is that Zari Hassan’s son Raphael Junior is a member of the gay community. Not a rumor but something the young man went on to Instagram to announce on the night of Wednesday, 6th January. According to several gossip tabloid ie the originaleast who managed to get a screenshot from the 60 seconds live session; we can clearly see that it was indeed Raphael’s IG page that has now been deactivated. As seen on the screenshot, Raphael went on to publicly announce that he was coming out. He wrote; 'I’m coming out ' And just to make it clear that he was proud of the man he has since become; he went on to pin asking his followers not to judge him. He pinned; 'don’t judge me' From the screenshot above one can clearly see that the person seen on the...
Dorathy Bachor defends Kiddwaya after getting roasted on social media
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Dorathy Bachor defends Kiddwaya after getting roasted on social media

  Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya has continually gotten roasted on social media over his attitude. Recall while in the house, many saw Kidd has a humble billionaire son, but all that changed when he got out, social media users have claimed. The ex-reality star is constantly on social media boasting about his wealth and how he can switch up passports in a minute depending on where he is travelling too. Anyway, most of Kidd's fans have been giving him enough attention by slamming him right back soon as he drops a shell. Yesterday as the whole drama started, Kidd said he will be giving them so much attention as he replied almost all insult he read. A case of back to back, cus they kept replying him too, lol. Anyway, his fellow colleague who was in the BBN ...
Bella Shmurda condemns report of preforming while drunk
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Bella Shmurda condemns report of preforming while drunk

A video making rounds on social media captured the moment the singer staggered for a microsecond during a live show in Asaba, Delta State. According to Bella Shmurda, the reports are false and made up. He further backed up the point with footage from a different angle. It, however, turned out that the ‘Cashapp’ crooner struggled to let go of his bag which caused the unbalanced movement that is coined ‘drunk misbehaving’ by the publication. Watch the real video below…   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
Yaa Jackson Glorifies Prostitution On Social Media
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Yaa Jackson Glorifies Prostitution On Social Media

Gone were the days where teenagers and the youth were scared to even speak about relationship or matters concerning the opposite sex in public. In this ‘lost generation’, exposing yourself in public is as normal as taking a sip of water. Yaa Jackson, started out as an innocent actress loved by many for her beauty and simple nature. We thought she would grow to become a decent young lady but her path is parallel to that. Her social media pages, especially Instagram, has no decent content on there. The young lady covers her shame with fashion and expose her childish unchecked behavior to the world, and her fans love it. If she is not in a skimpy cloth twerking or posing naughtily, she is writing some nonsense about relationship that even adult feel shy saying. Yaa Jackson ...
We Won’t Allow Reckless Use Of Social Media – Lai Mohammed
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We Won’t Allow Reckless Use Of Social Media – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Informa­tion and Culture, Alhaji Lai Moham­med has stated that the Nigerian government will not fold its arm and allow the reckless use of social media. Speaking in Lagos on Friday on what transpired during the EndSARS protest and the ensuing, the minister said that the meeting, one of a series was necessary to draw lessons from the fallout of the protest with a view to forestall­ing a recurrence, especially of the mindless violence that fol­lowed the hijack of the peace­ful protest. According to him, social media must not be used as a tool for aggravating fault lines and throwing the country into turmoil While acknowledging the fact that social media had come to stay, the minister em­phasised the need for curbing its excesses, adding that the government will neith...
Addressing private issues on social media is foolishness – Actress, Monalisa Chinda
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Addressing private issues on social media is foolishness – Actress, Monalisa Chinda

Monalisa Chinda is wondering why people bring their private issues to social media to address.   The Nollywood actress described the move as 'foolishness' and made an appeal to her followers not to 'like, forward or send mean and wicked messages' they see online.   Taking to her Instagram story, she wrote:   "Why on earth do people address private issues (be it business, relationships etc) on Social???."   "What sort of foolishness is this? Please do not like forward or send mean and wicked messages you see online."
You have been brainwashed. You look sick and you need help’- Peter Okoye clapsback at footballer Osaze Odemwingie
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You have been brainwashed. You look sick and you need help’- Peter Okoye clapsback at footballer Osaze Odemwingie

Peter Okoye aka Mr P has responded to Osaze Odemwingie who called him out on social media recently.   The retired professional footballer via his Instastories attacked Peter over his lottery business and also for organizing a dance challenge.   In his post, Osaze accused Peter of robbing people via his lottery business. See his post below     Peter has now responded. In a DM he sent to Osaze which he shared online, Peter said the footballer looked sick and needs help. Read his post below  
Hilarious conversation between Toke Makinwa and singer KCee about Bone straight hair
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Hilarious conversation between Toke Makinwa and singer KCee about Bone straight hair

Singer KCee and Toke Makinwa had an interesting conversation about Bone straight hair on Twitter. Bone straight hair has been trending for weeks on social media and many celebrities have joined in the conversation.   KCee put a question on his Handle. ''Bone straight or true love''   Toke saw his question and hilariously mentioned that she would choose Bone hair over true love. ''Bone straight, True love can wait, Una go still embarass us las las''   KCee was surprised by her response. See their Twitter exchange below  
‘It was tough to pull that shirt on’ – Mertens struggling after Maradona’s passing as Napoli pay tribute
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‘It was tough to pull that shirt on’ – Mertens struggling after Maradona’s passing as Napoli pay tribute

The Belgian attacker has also taken to social media to apologise for any comparisons that have been between the two Dries Mertens said it was "tough to pull that shirt on" after Napoli wore the famous number 10 shirt in honour of Diego Maradona prior to their Europa League win over Rijeka. Argentina and Napoli great Maradona – arguably football's greatest ever player – died of natural causes at the age of 60 on Wednesday. Napoli's first match since the passing of their most iconic star this week was played out to the noise of songs and fireworks despite the empty stands at the Stadio San Paolo, where Maradona guided the Italian team to unprecedented Scudetto success in 1987 and 1990.
Moesha Reacts To Claims That Her Butt Is Rotten From Enlargement Surgery
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Moesha Reacts To Claims That Her Butt Is Rotten From Enlargement Surgery

Moesha Budoung’s name is on the lips of many social media users after this picture of hers popped up on the internet. From the picture, we are safe to say the Instagram model is suffering the effect of the liposuction she underwent to have the body she flaunts with confidence. The picture has the upper part of her butt checks looking a tad like it is getting rotten. Taking a closer looks though, it can equally come across as a tattoo of a sort. The truth is, we are not certain of what is happening there but social media folks think she is suffering a side effect. Well, Moesha has subtly responded to all of that claims and from the video, she has just shared, she could care less about what anyone says. In the video, she is seen having a good time, flaunting the same body ...
Embattled Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau charged for blasphemy, to appear in court Monday
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Embattled Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau charged for blasphemy, to appear in court Monday

The embattled Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, was on Saturday charged for blasphemy and will be appearing in a sharia court in Kaduna on Monday over allegations of blasphemy leveled against her after sharing racy photos on social media. Rahama Sadau is allegedly under police investigation after the open back photos she shared triggered blasphemous comments. It was gathered that the investigation is linked to the blasphemous comment on the Holy Prophet Mohammed the racy photos incited. According to a press release signed by Lawal Muhammad Gusau on behalf of the Concerned and Peace-Loving Muslim Ummah, listed some conditions that must be met before she defends herself. It was also noted that the case against her “is a matter relating to the Hadiths of the Prophet and the Glo...
Fans Troll Medikal After He Unveiled A New and Expensive Rolls Royce
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Fans Troll Medikal After He Unveiled A New and Expensive Rolls Royce

Social media users have reacted with hilarity after AMG Medikal dropped a new whip on social media. Medikal posted a photo of himself in the interior of the car to brag further and fans are not buying that it’s for him. In reaction, one person said Medikal is a ‘Canada Uber driver’.
LAWMA Denies Claims Of Street Sweepers Being Owed Salaries
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LAWMA Denies Claims Of Street Sweepers Being Owed Salaries

The attention of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has been drawn to a video going viral on the social media, about some purported sweepers claiming that they are owed three months salaries. The fact of the matter is that no sweeper is being owed three months salaries. The contractor CEOs had been paid up till date. There's no truth whatsoever in the claims, it is a complete falsehood and the Authority wants to make it categorically clear, that the welfare of our sweepers is paramount and we will stop at nothing to ensure that they are adequately taken care of. Members of the public are hereby advised to ignore the video as it is malicious and suggestive. For waste management complaints and inquiries, please call our toll-free numbers 07080601020 and 617. Akinleye...
Don’t Allow Rahama Sadau’s Photo Threaten Public Peace – IGP Adamu Reacts To Rahama Sadau Controversial Dress & Photos On Social Media
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Don’t Allow Rahama Sadau’s Photo Threaten Public Peace – IGP Adamu Reacts To Rahama Sadau Controversial Dress & Photos On Social Media

Mohammed Adamu, the inspector-general of police (IGP), has called on Umar Muri, Kaduna state commissioner of police, to address the controversy trailing a recent photo by Rahama Sadau, a Kannywood actress. In a letter signed by Idowu Owohunwa, the principal staff officer to the IGP, Adamu also directed Muri to “furnish him with updates accordingly.” “I am to convey the directive of the Inspector General of Police that you treat proactively with a view to ensuring that the development does not result in any act that could threaten public peace and security,” the letter read. “The Inspector-General of Police further directs that you furnish him with updates accordingly.” Last Sunday, Sadau had sparked controversy on Twitter after she shared a photo of herself in a backless dres...
FG Seeks Support Of South-East Leaders On Social Media Regulation
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FG Seeks Support Of South-East Leaders On Social Media Regulation

The Federal Government on Saturday solicited the support of South-East governors and leaders in the zone on social media regulation to check fake news and misinformation of Nigerians. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, made the appeal while speaking at a presidential delegation interaction with South-East governors and other leaders of the zone in Enugu. Mohammed said that the #EndSARS protest and agitation that turned violent and destructive in the country were brought about by fake news emanating from the negative use of the social media. According to him, the purported massacre leading to the EndSARS protest only happened in the social media. He said some Nigerians were misled by fake news on social media which turned out as hatred for the police a...
Indecent Dress: Rahama Sadau Apologizes, Deletes Controversial Pictures
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Indecent Dress: Rahama Sadau Apologizes, Deletes Controversial Pictures

Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau has released a video apologising for posting backless dress pictures which caused outrage on social media. The 26-year-old in an Instagram post on Tuesday in Hausa language said she made the video out of remorse and frustration. Translated, her post reads, “Salam Alaikum Jama’a. I made this video out of remorse and frustration. I also apologise for what happened to all Hausas, my colleagues and Muslims in general for this picture of mine that caused this controversy. “This is not my nature as a Muslim. I am a lover of the Prophet (pbuh), and I fight anyone who touches him or touches my religion. It was fate that brought someone to insult me ​​over my picture.” “I AM NOT WITH HIM, and God has cursed him. It will not happen to me again, God will...
Sessegnon reveals online racist abuse as Tottenham slam ‘repulsive’ messages
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Sessegnon reveals online racist abuse as Tottenham slam ‘repulsive’ messages

The talented wide-man called out the messages as his parent club also provided support Ryan Sessegnon has become the latest footballer to cop racist abuse on social media with Tottenham and Hoffenheim throwing their support behind the winger. The 20-year-old, who is on loan at Hoffenheim from Spurs this season, shared messages of abuse sent to him on his own Instagram story. Sessegnon was subjected to profanity in the messages and was called a 'slave' by the fellow Instagram user, who has since deleted their account.
Northern governors call for censorship of social media
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Northern governors call for censorship of social media

Northern Governors under the aegis of the Nigerian Northern Governors’ Forum, have called for the censorship of the social media. The governors said the social media have a “devastating” effects after their meeting on Monday. They also vowed to keep Nigeria one, declaring that the unity of the country was non negotiable. They northern governors condemned the #EndSARS protests which they claimed was meant to remove the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retd), from office.
Why FG Didn’t Shut Down Social Media During EndSARS Protests – Sunday Dare
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Why FG Didn’t Shut Down Social Media During EndSARS Protests – Sunday Dare

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said the Federal Government had the option of shutting down the social media space during the #EndSARS protests but chose not to tread the path. Dare, who spoke on Monday while featuring on Channels Television’s programme Sunrise Daily, said the government did that to allow freedom of expression. He said other countries had taken certain measures to exercise some level of restraint over the cyberspace but Nigeria has not done so. The minister, however, said the internet and the social media have tremendous benefits but “as a country, we must start to think of how to curtail fake news. There must be some level of responsibility and some level of punishment to those that create chaos out of mischief in our country.” H...
Desmond Elliot Was Right For Refering To Nigerian Youths As Children – Ivan-Whyte Eagle
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Desmond Elliot Was Right For Refering To Nigerian Youths As Children – Ivan-Whyte Eagle

Some days back, the Nigerian social media users were dragging Desmond Elliot like Tiger generator because he tagged the youths as children. I was a bit indifferent about the whole brouhaha because wetin I dey think big pass all that noise and after watching the now infamous video, my indifference did not change. Desmond later came out to apologise in tears for calling us yoots 'shidren', and while I was wondering aloud on this forum what the whole fuss about, my friend told me offline told me this- "The problem is that the Nigerian social media space is now a lynch mob. Nobody is ready to listen to common sense, people are incapable of comprehending simple ideas and people are very intolerant of any view that does not agree with theirs People are reacting to Desmond Elliot's v...
2Face Blasts Nigerian Government Over Proposed Regulation Of Social Media (Video)
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2Face Blasts Nigerian Government Over Proposed Regulation Of Social Media (Video)

Nigerian singer, 2Face has blasted the Nigerian government over the proposed regulation of social media. Speaking in a video he shared on Instagram, the singer said; if the Nigerian government was responsible, they you would have blocked foreign social media apps and safeguarded apps developed by Nigerians. According to 2Face, that is the "true regulation". He also pointed out that there are many tech gurus in Nigeria who stopped pushing because they couldn't compete with foreign apps. 2Face noted that the country would have been the best place for indigenous apps to thrive because of the huge market. Watch the video below; https://www.instagram.com/tv/CG_7cibJVNr/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
May you catch covid-19 – Toke Makinwa addresses those saying she was paid to announce she tested positive
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May you catch covid-19 – Toke Makinwa addresses those saying she was paid to announce she tested positive

Toke Makinwa has slammed those who said she must have been paid by the Government to announce she has contracted covid-19. Shortly after the OAP made the announcement on social media, some doubted if she is really infected and said she must have been paid by the Government to make the announcement. Toke now prays those doubting her truth, will also catch covid and get healed so they can learn to trust others. Reacting via her Twitter handle, she wrote; ''And to the people saying the government must have paid me to say I got Covid, I know the government has fucked you over so bad you have trust issues, I feel bad for you too but pls let me heal in peace. ''For those who doubt that Covid is real, I hope you get a personal encounter, may you catch Covid-19 and also survive it so ...
Moesha Boduong Exposed After Allegedly Bragging In A Salon That Desmond Elliot Slept With Her
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Moesha Boduong Exposed After Allegedly Bragging In A Salon That Desmond Elliot Slept With Her

Social media users are drastically dealing with Nigerian actor turned politician, Desmond Elliot. Senator Desmond Elliot is being dragged after his insensitive comment about the EndSARS protesters. He has labeled them as children full of hate and has also advocated that the Nigerian government regulate social media to bar hateful comments. Following that, Nigerians are drastically bashing him as they’re him spilling all his dirty secrets out there. Currently, they’ve fished out one of his scandals that hit social media in 2017. According to claims, Ghanaian actress, Moesha Boduong bragged in a salon that Desmond Elliot allegedly slept with her. Already, Desmond Elliot has been exposed over his secret affairs with Ghanaian, actress Lydia Forson which his wife caught th...
Corazon Kwamboka sparks angry breastfeeding row after posing with alcoholic drink in new post
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Corazon Kwamboka sparks angry breastfeeding row after posing with alcoholic drink in new post

Frankie Just Gym It’s baby mama Corazon Kwamboka has lately been giving fans a reason to troll her on social media. If it’s about snatching somebody else’s man – then it’s all about her alleged broken English; and now the lady is being accused of being an irresponsible mum. This is after Corazon went on to flaunt a new picture where she is seen holding what appears to be a glass of Remy Martin. Although we cannot confirm whether she was partaking the alcoholic drink; the strict Instagram mums were however convinced that Corazon has been taking alcohol while still breastfeeding. Dressed in a short figure hugging dress, Corazon is seen holding her glass while the Remy Martin bottle sits on the table. The mums on her page were not as interested in finding out how she shed quickly sh...
Desmond Elliot Cries On Live TV Following Backlash
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Desmond Elliot Cries On Live TV Following Backlash

Desmond Elliot has broken down in tears on Live TV, following the backlash he's receiving from Nigerians over social media regulation. Recall that the former actor, at the Lagos State House of Assembly in his submission, pushed for passing if social media regulation bill. the controversial statement received lots of criticisms, as many Nigerian youths blast him for referring to youths as “children” and for also pushing for the regulation of social media. Desmond Elliot in a new interview on Arise TV broke down in tears. This came after he apologized for his statement earlier. https://youtu.be/2v58asXYJvU
Protesters Disseminated Inciting Content On Social Media – Babagana Monguno
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Protesters Disseminated Inciting Content On Social Media – Babagana Monguno

THE National Security Adviser, Maj . Gen . Babagana Monguno ( retd.) , has said the social media was used to disseminate subversive content to incite violence during the #EndSARS protests, which rocked the country . Monguno, who spoke at the multi -stakeholders ’ workshop for the validation of the draft National Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy 2020, organised by his office in Abuja on Wednesday, also attributed the rising cases of terrorism , fake news, and other criminal activities to the cyberspace . The NSA stated , “ We are witnesses to the use of social media to disseminate subversive content to incite violence and heightened tension, causing unrest and sparking widespread looting and destruction across the country. ” He , however , noted that the sophistication of cy...
Celebrities React To Desmond Elliot Statement Over Social Media Regulation
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Celebrities React To Desmond Elliot Statement Over Social Media Regulation

Celebrities and other Nigerians have taken to their SM pages to criticize Nollywood actor turned politician "Desmond Elliot" for allegedly pushing for social media regulation. Recall that few days ago, Desmond Elliot was called out on Twitter over calling for an anti-social media bill. The actor turned politician however denied the allegations. Well, a video that captured the moment the lawmaker representing Surulere constituency in Lagos, Desmond Elliot called for social media regulation has been making the rounds online. Celebrities didn't take it funny as they took to their SM pages to blast him. Below are some celebrities comments: Davido: “Desmond Elliot just destroyed all the precious childhood memories he gave us in movies …” Skales: “Desmond Elliot tho… can’t trus...
ENDSARS Has Political Undertone, Influencers Must Be Fished Out – Sanai Agunbiade
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ENDSARS Has Political Undertone, Influencers Must Be Fished Out – Sanai Agunbiade

Member of the Lagos State House Of Assembly Representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Honorable Sanai O. Agunbiade has added his voice to the statement of his colleague, Member representing Surulere Federal Constituency, Honorable Desmond Elliot, to condemn the negative impact of social media in the country. Speaking in the house, Honorable Sanai, who disclosed recently that he intended sharing the looted COVID palliative hoarded in his house, on his birthday, said the social media influencers aggravated the destruction and looting by spreading false news stories in and out of the country. He called it a serious war against Lagos state as well as saying there was a lot of political undertone in the crises, masterminded by some people who must be fished out if Nigeria must remain on...
Endsars: Desmond Elliot Condemns Social Media, Blasts Celebrities, Influencers
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Endsars: Desmond Elliot Condemns Social Media, Blasts Celebrities, Influencers

#EndSARS: Lagos House Of Assembly Member, Hon. Desmond Elliot Condemns Social Media, Blasts Celebrities, Motivational Speakers & Social Media Influencers. Desmond Elliot, while reacting to the recent EndSARS protests and Lekki killings, in Lagos House of Assembly said: "Social media has its negative impact. Please celebrities, social media influencers, stop the hatred already." https://youtu.be/l7o5XyZiDFE
#EndSARS: We Must Regulate Social Media Before It Destroys Us – Lai Mohammed
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#EndSARS: We Must Regulate Social Media Before It Destroys Us – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has warned that Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder if the issue of fake news is not urgently addressed, insisting on the regulation of social media in the country. The House of Representatives has, however, warned against clamping down on free speech and press freedom. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and the House Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values were sharply divided on the matter on Tuesday. Mohammed had appeared before the committee to defend the 2021 budget proposed by his ministry. The minister, while responding to questions from members of the committee, noted that the next war to be fought in the country and across the world might be fought the social media, making reference to the ong...
NSCDC dismisses officer who partook in the looting of COVID19 palliatives in Abuja
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NSCDC dismisses officer who partook in the looting of COVID19 palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have dismissed one of its officers, Corps Assistant Illiya Ibrahim of the Gwagwalada Division Abuja, for partaking in the looting of Covid-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.   On Monday, a mob stormed the warehouse and carted away the palliatives. A video that made the rounds on social media, showed the officer grabbing his own palliative.   In a statement released on Tuesday night October 27, Ekunola Gbenga who is the Media Assistant to the Commandant General NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, said Ibrahim was dismissed for joining the hoodlums in looting Covid-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.   ''The recommendation was given after the officer was charged und...
SERAP threatens to sue NBC for imposing “illegal fines of N9m” on Channels TV, AIT, and Arise TV over coverage of #EndSARS protests.
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SERAP threatens to sue NBC for imposing “illegal fines of N9m” on Channels TV, AIT, and Arise TV over coverage of #EndSARS protests.

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has threatened to sue the National Broadcasting Station (NBC) in the next 48 hours if the N9m fines imposed on Africa Independent Television (AIT), Arise Television, and Channels Television are not rescinded.   This comes after Armstrong Idachaba, the acting Director-General of the Commission sanctioned Africa Independent Television (AIT), Arise Television, and Channels Television for violating the broadcast code over the use of unverifiable online video footages on social media.   The television stations were reportedly accused of airing unverified images of the alleged shooting on peaceful #EndSARS protesters which took place at Lekki toll gate. The NBC also fined Channels Television, AIT, and Arise TV N3m...
I was planning to share the looted COVID-19 palliatives on my birthday – Lawmaker, SOB Agunbiade
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I was planning to share the looted COVID-19 palliatives on my birthday – Lawmaker, SOB Agunbiade

The majority leader in the Lagos State House of Assembly Majority Leader, Sanai (SOB) Agunbiade has said that he was planning to distribute the palliatives looted from his home in Ikorodu on Friday, October 23.   A mob stormed his apartment and looted food items and other properties they could lay their hands on.   In a statement released on social media, Agunbiade who represents Ikorodu Constituency 1, said he got intelligence of the planned attack, but thought it was a rumour. He said he received the palliatives as well as many other items from well-meaning Nigerians and had planned to distribute them to members of his constituency today October 25.   His statement reads The violent attack on my house: Thank you Ikorodu. To God be the glory that the v...
Nigerians react to Buhari’s speech on End SARS protests
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Nigerians react to Buhari’s speech on End SARS protests

Nigerians have taken to various social media platforms to react after President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation.   The address took place at 7pm on Thursday, October 22. Two days after End SARS protesters were shot at the Lekki toll gate. The shootings degenerated into chaos.   While speaking to Nigerians today, the president stated that Nigerians "misconstrued" the "promptness" with which the government acted on the End SARS demands "as a sign of weakness"   He added that "human lives have been lost" and properties have been destroyed "in the name of the End SARS protests."   He then listed the "measures and initiatives" the government has put in place for "youths, women and the most vulnerable groups in our society."   He then ...
Instagram apologizes to Nigerians for incorrectly flagging down posts in support of #EndSARS campaign as “false information”
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Instagram apologizes to Nigerians for incorrectly flagging down posts in support of #EndSARS campaign as “false information”

Social media network, Instagram has apologized to Nigerians for incorrectly flagging down posts in support of #EndSARS as "false information." Recall several Instagram users took to their respective accounts to react in anger after their posts aimed at spreading awareness about the #EndSARS campaign were flagged down as  "false information."       In a statement released to their Twitter page, the social media platform admitted that they incorrectly flagged down posts in support of #EndSARS and apologised to Nigerians for the error. The statement read: "Yesterday our systems were incorrectly flagging content in support of #EndSARS, and marking posts as false. We are deeply sorry for this. The issue has now been resolved, and we apologize for letting our...
“Same Fool Sent Me the Same Message’ – Actress Uche Ogbodo Cries Out After Unknown Man Proposes To Kate Henshaw
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“Same Fool Sent Me the Same Message’ – Actress Uche Ogbodo Cries Out After Unknown Man Proposes To Kate Henshaw

Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo has raised alarm on her social media page accusing the same secret admirer who sent a love message and proposed to veteran actress, Kate Henshaw via her DM of doing the same thing to her. Kate Henshaw, a divorcee had taken to the micro blogging platform, Twitter yesterday to share a screenshot of the message she received. She wrote: “How does one respond to this kind of message in the DM, in the wee hours of the morning?? No picture….. Thank you oo whoever. I am flattered.” Reacting to it, Uche Ogbodo revealed the said man has sent her same message. Ogbodo called him a fool. She wrote: “Haaaaa! This same fool sent me this same message” “the person is a fool for sending same message to a million women on ig . No serious minded man would do ...
I’m not going to impress anyone at the cost of my happiness – BBNaija’s Lucy warns as she threatens to leave social media
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I’m not going to impress anyone at the cost of my happiness – BBNaija’s Lucy warns as she threatens to leave social media

Lucy appears to have had enough of the pressure her fans and critics are putting on her and has threatened to leave social media for good.   In a series of posts shared on her Instastories, Lucy spoke against the pressure fans put on their favorite celebrities to meet up certain expectations. She added that it is this pressure that makes some people become depressed and die.   She stressed that she is not going to impress anyone at the cost of her own happiness or her mental health. “You people are the reason people die of depression, because God forbid they show that they’re sad or unhappy or even angry, talk more of imperfect in pictures, you people will still talk and say a person should act a certain way in public etc, I am not going to live my life to impress pe...
Actress Oyii Alex Gives Shocking Advice To Ladies
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Actress Oyii Alex Gives Shocking Advice To Ladies

Beautiful Nollywood actress Onyii Alexx took to social media to advice ladies on how best to punish a man. She wrote: 'The best way to punish your man is to reject his mone! Ladies am I communicating or increase volume?????'
Social media user sends video of Chika Ike cheating with Ned Nwoko to Regina Daniels
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Social media user sends video of Chika Ike cheating with Ned Nwoko to Regina Daniels

In the coming days, we are sure two of the finest Nigerian celebrities Chika Ike and Regina Daniels would start shot a throwing at each other over Ned Nwoko the billionaire husband of Regina. Readers would recall that some few days ago, the mother of Regina Daniels threatened to deal with Chika Ike if she doesn’t stop throwing herself about on her son in law. According to her, she will take her to the spiritual way if she continues to hang around him because she has heard rumours that the two have been hanging around most of the time. Well, seems Chika Ike is in for trouble as a social media user has sent a video to Regina Daniel alleging that she has seen the actress and Ned Nwoko having a nice time together. The user took to the comment section to tell Regina Daniel to ch...
Kim Kardashian freezes Facebook, Instagram accounts
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Kim Kardashian freezes Facebook, Instagram accounts

Kim Kardashian is starting a pressure movement against Facebook Inc. to stop the divisive hate campaign on its platforms, Facebook and Instagram. Kim, with 188million followers on Instagram and 29 million on Facebook tweeted she would be freezing her two accounts because she can no longer, “stay silent while these platforms continue to allow the spreading of hate, propaganda and misinformation”. She said that this spread of hate only exists to sow division and split America apart only to take steps after people are killed. “Misinformation shared on social media has a serious impact on our elections and undermines our democracy”, she wrote. The tweet drove Facebook stock value down by a few dollars. But it went up again to register a $6.27 increase for the day. Read her tw...
Tochi clears air on calling Erica ‘gold digger’
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Tochi clears air on calling Erica ‘gold digger’

BBNaija housemate, Tochi, has reacted to reports making the rounds on social media that he called Erica a gold digger. Tochi on his official Twitter page on Tuesday, explained that his words were misinterpreted. According to him, his statement was that Erica is an Igbo lady and ambitious but not a gold digger. He further apologised to those who heard or misinterpreted his words wrongly. His tweet read: “My words “Erica is Igbo like me we don’t like to suffer and she is very ambitious, since she set foot inside the house she knew what she wanted was to win I love her driving spirit” “Never called her a gold digger” and to those that heard wrong I apologise.”
Kai Havertz Brutally Mocked By Fans After Passing To Linesman During Chelsea Debut
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Kai Havertz Brutally Mocked By Fans After Passing To Linesman During Chelsea Debut

Chelsea new boy Kai Havertz was brutally mocked by football fans on social media following his woeful cross-field pass. Havertz made his competitive debut for Chelsea in the 3-1 win over Brighton at the AMEX on Monday. But the £75 million man failed to make a huge impression on his first appearance for his new club. In fact, the 21-year-old was ridiculed by ruthless supporters who slammed his attempted pass in the second half. With the score 1-0 to Chelsea, Havertz got himself on the ball and tried to switch play. Though he completely fluffed his effort, kicking the ball out of play for a throw-in. Needless to say, fans pulled no punches as they trolled the attacking star. One Twitter user sarcastically wrote: "Pass of the season by Kai Havertz." A second tweeted:...
Akuapem Poloo’s sex tape leaks; social media reacts
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Akuapem Poloo’s sex tape leaks; social media reacts

The Ghanaian social media landscape is buzzing once again with the news of Akuapem Poloo. Her sex tape has leaked online. The leaked video is trending number one on Twitter, Ghana trend tab. In the video, the actress and video vixen is seen lying down on a bed naked. Akuapem Poloo as captured in the video was making a call after a hot round of sex with an unidentified you man who took a video of her. According to information gathered, she engaged in anal sex with the unidentified young man after he finished having a good time with her at the ‘front’. The video after it surfaced on social media has amassed reactions from Users.
Lerato Kganyago Shares Advice To Women
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Lerato Kganyago Shares Advice To Women

Social media users have been raising their concerns over the rate at which human trafficking has instilled fear in many. Lerato Kganyago who is currently on a baecation with a secret lover, has taken some times this morning to post a series of tweets which touch on this situation that has affected the livelihoods of both women and children. Hashtags dedicated at spreading awareness at human trafficking and their hotspots in various cities in the country, trended for almost all weekend on Twitter. Lerato Kganyago has taken to her Twitter account to share some advice and tips to women on how to stay safe. She also expressed her deep concerns as South Africa is on, according to her, the “Tier 2 Watch list” for human trafficking. She has also slammed the government for not doing anyt...
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Joe Budden reacts to ex-girlfriend, Cyn Santana’s allegation of him masturbating his dog

American broadcaster and rapper, Joe Budden has reacted to the allegations made against him by his ex-girlfriend and mother of his child, Cyn Santana.   The response came after leaked audio of a phone call between Budden and his ex, Cyn Santana went viral on social media. Budden was accused of dragging Cyn around the house, kicking her and their shared baby boy, Lexington out of his home, and also not financially supported them since then After the phone call conversation was shared online, Cyn Santana further revealed Budden’s alleged drug abuse history and little secret of masturbating his dog in a court document.   The document allegedly read;   “Defendant has a male dog whom he loves and showers with attention. While most of Defendant’s interactions wi...
Nollywood actress Khyara Nwokora defends sharing her nude photos on social media
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Nollywood actress Khyara Nwokora defends sharing her nude photos on social media

Nollywood actress, Khyara Nwokora has defended sharing her nude photos on social media.   The actress who was in the news earlier for saying singer Flavour's body gives her orgasm without sex, stated that she has been queried by many regarding her nature. She however stated that she has had her nude side for as long as she can remember and being fully clothed has never been her thing even while growing up.   Khyara Nwokora described herself as a "demisexual" and also affirmed that being nude doesn't mean she is trying to entice anyone. She wrote;   Time and time again I've been queried by many regarding my nude nature. I've been like this for as long as I can remember. Growing up, being fully clothed has never been my thing. Often times nudists can be misi...
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Haaland reveals he’d be a rapper or a farmer if he wasn’t a footballer

Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland has revealed that he'd be a "rapper or a farmer" if he wasn't a footballer and outlined his desire to be the world's best. Haaland became one of the hottest properties in European football after netting a staggering 28 goals ihe 2019-20 campaign. n 22 appearances for Red Bull Salzburg in the first half of the United and Juventus to show an interest in the 20-year-old. Six of those efforts came in the Champions League group stages, prompting the likes of Real Madrid, Manchest The prolific Borussia Dortmund striker invited questions about his career from his followers on social media ahead of the new season