SocialMediaTrends: Momodu’s ‘special appeal’ to EFCC; students’ ‘365 days at home’ lamentations

Nigerian social media users on Tuesday raised some interesting conversations cum debates mostly centered on the state of the nation. Users across platforms called out a few institutions of government and individuals as well, forcing the following trends to make it to the top: EFCC Nigerians called out the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Gather At Wedding Of 46-Year-Old American Mum And 23-year-old Kano Lover

There was a mammoth crowd on Sunday at the Barracks Mosque in Panshekara, Kano State, as 46-year-old American woman, Janine Sanchez Reimann, finally tied the knot with the love of her life, Suleiman Isah, a 23-year-old Kano State indigene. The Islamic wedding between both lovers, who met on social media, made the Panshekara area come... Continue Reading →

Nigerian embassy in Germany fires guard over sex-for-passport scandal

The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has sacked a security guard, Martins Oni, found guilty of sexual abuse and other criminal activities. Last month, footage on social media showed Oni in a hotel room half-naked arguing with an unknown person who accused him of demanding sex from females who applied for passport renewals. The Embassy had... Continue Reading →

Laycon returns to TV screens in a new reality series

Fans of the 2020 Big Brother Naija, season 5 winner, Lekan Agbeleshe a.k.a Laycon are in for an exciting time as he returns to the screens in a new reality show titled, ‘’I Am Laycon”. The show powered by Showmax would premier in February 2021 and would show Laycon’s life after emerging winner of the... Continue Reading →

How I joined #EndSARS protest, by Davido

Pop superstar David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has opened up on how he joined the #ENDSARS protest. He spoke on Apple Radio’s Africa Now with DJ Cuppy at the weekend. According to him: “When I first got there they were attacking me and people were even angry at me that why am I just... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: We’re not after DJ Switch, Army tells Lagos panel

The Nigerian Army has denied that it is looking for Celebrity Disk Jockey (DJ), Catherine Udeh, alias DJ Switch. It told the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters that it had neither threatened nor was after any #EndSARS protesters. There have been unverified social... Continue Reading →

Nigerian protests: A once-in-a-generation moment for change

Last month, the protests that gripped Nigeria for weeks reached a bloody peak. On October 20, security forces opened fire on unarmed demonstrators at a toll gate in Lekki, outside Lagos, which, according to Amnesty International, killed 12 people. Witnesses described how CCTV cameras and lights were shut off before the shooting started, apparently in... Continue Reading →

South-West governors didn’t back social media bill ―Makinde

Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has clarified what he called “the misrepresentation of the position of the Southwest leaders on the so-called social media bill,” saying that “contrary to media reports, our position remains that since we already have an extensive Cybercrime Act, 2015 we don’t need any other bills to regulate social media.”... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Knock Buhari For Lecturing Biden On Democracy

Nigerians have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari's congratulatory message to Joe Biden, US president-elect. They took to social media to knock the President for lecturing Biden on democracy due to his government's lack of respect for citizens' rights. Biden was projected as the winner of the 2020 presidential election after results from Pennsylvania meant his... Continue Reading →

Nigerian University Suspends Two Students Over Facebook Posts

The management of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has suspended two students for one academic session for allegedly making inciting posts on their social media handles. The affected students are Sunday Idongesit Okpokpo of the Department of Political Science and Chibuzor Remmy of the Department of Educational Management. According to a... Continue Reading →

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