Thursday, May 6

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Kenyan man slashes ex-girlfriend’s face with sword
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Kenyan man slashes ex-girlfriend’s face with sword

A Kenyan man identified as Stanley Owino, has been arrested for slashing the face of his ex-girlfriend with a sword.   Usikimye, a women-led community organization fighting to end gender-based violence, shared Jacqueline Karima's story on Wednesday, May 5.   It was gathered that Owini had repeatedly attacked and threatened Jacqueline since their eight years relationship ended in 2020 due to his numerous affairs.   According to the NGO, Jacqueline had gone to buy soda at a nearby shop when Owini allegedly broke into her fifth floor apartment and hid in her bedroom.   When she returned, he ambushed her with a Masai sword which he used to slash her face as well as other parts of her body.   Taking to Facebook to report the story, Usik...
Woman calls out her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend who he had introduced to her as a friend while they were still dating
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Woman calls out her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend who he had introduced to her as a friend while they were still dating

A woman has taken to Twitter to call out her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend he flaunted on Twitter.   The ex-boyfriend shared photos he took with his new girlfriend as he revealed he built her a smart mirror to display words of affirmation.     A woman claiming to be his ex then responded, accusing him of cheating on her with his new girlfriend while pretending she was just his friend.   She added that her ex introduced the woman as his friend and the woman even gushed about their relationship and called them "cute" only for him to accuse her of cheating then moving on with the other girl in less than a month.   Read her tweets below.  
Must read! 15 ways not to fall victim of kidnapping
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Must read! 15 ways not to fall victim of kidnapping

I got this from a platform and i think it's really on point. KIDNAPPERS ARE ON RAMPAGE NOW PLEASE TAKE NOTE! The only way to be your brother’s keeper in Nigeria today, is by sharing any security tips that can be of help. We wish to share with you, some few security tips to guard your daily activities henceforth because the current state of insecurity in the country is really alarming. The only person to trust now in this country is yourself and your God! Therefore, to avoid being a victim of kidnapping, please read the following tips and share with your loved ones now to save them from harm. Tip 1. Never use car stickers that say where you work, especially if you have a prestigious job. Tip 2. Never share pictures of your kids in their school uniforms or badges. Pr...
Ex-soldier arrested for kidnap and murder of 6-year-old boy was dismissed in 2013 for attempted murder – Nigerian Army
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Ex-soldier arrested for kidnap and murder of 6-year-old boy was dismissed in 2013 for attempted murder – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said that Adamu Galadima, who was arrested for the kidnap and murder of 6-year-old Mohammed Kabir, was dismissed in 2013 for attempted murder.   LIB reported that Galadima, was paraded alongside three other accomplices at the Kaduna Police headquarters on Monday May 3, for killing Kabir after collecting a ransom of N1m from his parents.   The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen, Mohammed Yerima, stated in a release on Tuesday, May 4, that the suspect was duly dismissed from the Nigerian Army after a General Court Marshal that held in Kaduna found him guilty of attempted murder. Read full statement below:   The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a video which has gone viral on the social media alleging that a soldier...
‘We will not stop’ – Manchester United fans promise more action on social media amid Glazer protests
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‘We will not stop’ – Manchester United fans promise more action on social media amid Glazer protests

Astonishing scenes at Old Trafford saw the Premier League match with Liverpool postponed on Sunday afternoon Manchester United’s match against Liverpool dominated the Premier League news agenda on Sunday – although not for the reason that such a derby typically does. Prior to the encounter, which was subsequently postponed, hundreds of Man Utd fans protested against the ownership of the Glazers, who tried to push the club into a European Super League against the will of the supporters. Inevitably, this has led to fans from the Old Trafford pitch to the other side of the world taking to social media to voice their opinions on the matter.
‘The Scudetto is home!’ – Fans celebrate Inter Milan’s Serie A triumph
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‘The Scudetto is home!’ – Fans celebrate Inter Milan’s Serie A triumph

Antonio Conte’s men have claimed the Italian elite division crown after Atalanta stuttered against Sassuolo on Sunday Football fans have taken to social media to celebrate Inter Milan’s first Serie A title in 11 years. Antonio Conte’s team sealed the diadem as Atalanta played out a 1-1 draw against Sassuolo at the Mapei Stadium – a result which leaves the Milan outfit with an unassailable 13-point lead with four games left to play. Inter knew they were on the brink of glory after securing a 2-0 away win against Simeon Nwankwo’s Crotone on Saturday evening.
Oduduwa Republic: All Yoruba policemen behind us – Sunday Igboho
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Oduduwa Republic: All Yoruba policemen behind us – Sunday Igboho

Acclaimed Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo (Aka Sunday Igboho) has said men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force from Yoruba land are with him and other Yoruba nation apologists. This is coming hours after the police accused the Yoruba nation promoter of attacking its officers during a rally in abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Sunday. In a statement by his media aide, Olayomi Koiki, on his social media handle, Sunday Igboho said they will never fight Yoruba policemen. Igboho directed all true Yoruba indigenes not to fight the police. However, he reechoed that “we do not want the Nigerian government anymore.” The statement read: “All the Yoruba police are behind us. We will never fight them. “If you are a true Yoruba, don’t fight with the police, because they are ...
Kizz Daniel welcomes set of twins on his birthday
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Kizz Daniel welcomes set of twins on his birthday

Popular Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel, has announced the birth of his sons.   The singer revealed this on Instagram on Saturday as he celebrates his birthday. The names of his twins are; Jelani and Jalil. Alongside a picture, the 27-year-old singer on his Instagram wrote: “ There is no better way to celebrate my birthday than announcing the arrival of my sons ‘Jelani and Jalil’ He, however, did not disclose the mother of his twins. Kizz Daniel has been off social media for a while since COVID-19 pandemic.  
Social Media Users Troll Medikal, Wendy Shay & Juliet Ibrahim After T-Pain Aired Their Messages
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Social Media Users Troll Medikal, Wendy Shay & Juliet Ibrahim After T-Pain Aired Their Messages

Social media users are trolling Ghanaian celebrities like rapper Medikal, Wendy Shay and Ghallywood actress Juliet Ibrahim after American singer and songwriter T-Pain aired their messages they sent to him couple of months back. The three were part of the numerous ‘victims’ the American singer has unintentionally ignored in his Instagram direct messages (DMs) for a couple of months now. T-Pain this morning took to his social media handles to expressed how sorry he is in ignoring messages from some top African celebrities like Phyno, DJ Cuppy, Medikal, Wendy Shay, Juliet Ibrahim, Mayorkun, etc. This sparked a conversation on social media after Ghanaians realized their three celebrities, Medikal, Wendy Shay and Juliet Ibrahim made the list. A critical look at the screenshots f...
Army To Take Legal Action On Posting Photos Of Dead Soldiers On Social Media
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Army To Take Legal Action On Posting Photos Of Dead Soldiers On Social Media

PROTEST AGAINST INDISCRIMINATE AND INSENSITIVE SHARING OF GRAPHIC PICTURES OF KILL-IN-ACTION SOLDIERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA The Nigerian Army condemns in the strongest term possible, the indiscriminate sharing on social media of graphic pictures of personnel who paid the supreme price in the cause of defending and protecting the country from its adversaries. This act is not only unpatriotic but very insensitive and utterly reprehensible. Officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army deployed to various theatres of internal security operations are on legitimate duties and are in the harm’s way to defend and protect the country from those who are intent on destroying it. In the course of carrying out this constitutional mandate, troops put their lives on the line to ensure that innocent...
DSS Should Arrest People Making Unsubstantiated Claims On Social Media – Umahi
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DSS Should Arrest People Making Unsubstantiated Claims On Social Media – Umahi

Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State has urged the Department of State Security Service, DSS, to arrest people making unsubstantiated claims on social media. Governor Umahi said this during an interview on Channels TV on Thursday. Umahi attributed the high level of crime in the country to "unpatriotic acts" by many Nigerians. He said many political leaders from various regions go on television to attack each other and "castigate the leader of the country". Umahi further said that political leaders making unguarded statements should be summoned by relevant security agencies for explanations, adding that the country cannot afford to be plunged into another war. In his words, "If you are making a statement on social media and call it freedom of speech, you must come t...
Anele Mdoda hits back at ‘ugly without make-up’ jabs
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Anele Mdoda hits back at ‘ugly without make-up’ jabs

It seems like it will be “Anele Mdoda vs Kelly Rowland” forever after the radio personality was again dragged by social media users this week. It all started when Anele posted an innocent selfie showing off her make-up game. While some were here for the look, others quickly dug up her previous criticism of US singer Kelly Rowland and used it against her. The star took to the TL to address the situation and remind followers that she is unbothered by the insults in her mentions. “The thing about Twitter is just because you send an insult does not mean I will be insulted. Save your data for when you leave Wi-Fi zones. Trust, sihappy, thina,” wrote Anele. A tweep replied to her in a now-deleted tweet, continuing to question her past opinions on make-up. Anele hit back. ...
Somizi has cleared the air on his ‘I bully bullies’ statement
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Somizi has cleared the air on his ‘I bully bullies’ statement

Media personality Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung has backtracked on his slogan against bullying after it came under scrutiny by social media users. Over the past few months, Somizi has hit back at trolls and critics with his “I’m not bullyable, I bully bullies” campaign. Though the initiative may have had that Somizi panache, not everyone was OK with its slogan. After the star recently took to social media with a snap of himself in a T-shirt printed with the slogan, some users criticised the idea of bullying bullies. Somizi picked up on the discourse in his mentions and admitted the slogan needs a revisit. He said the phrase “came from a place of anger and frustration of being constantly bullied”. “I completely agree with you and I’m going to change it. When I printed the T-s...
Kamene Goro Advices Fans Not To Troll Celebrities Online- They Might Be The Ones Who Will Help You
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Kamene Goro Advices Fans Not To Troll Celebrities Online- They Might Be The Ones Who Will Help You

Social media trolls aimed at celebrities has been a common concern for quite a long time. It’s not peculiar to hear celebrities complain about being body shamed or being insulted by their own fans. Well, some of them are just seeking popularity through them. This has become a conspicuous behavior on Instagram and Kamene Goro is strongly against it. The curvy media personality rebuked this kind of behavior saying that the celebrities might be the ones helping you out; maybe with a job. She said, "Here’s the thing about trolling that’s very dangerous. It’s not even what you think. You don’t know when you need that person that you are trolling. The other day some young chick went and wrote some nasty comment on my page… She said, oh, no, I’m just trying to get your attention beca...
Eric Marshall: 11-year-old Liberian Professional Footballer Goes Viral
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Eric Marshall: 11-year-old Liberian Professional Footballer Goes Viral

11-year-old star Eric Marshall has gone viral on social media after he after he played for Football Club Gar’ou in the Liberian fourth division. The young lad starred for 80 minutes has his side thrashed Haifia FC, 4-1. The youngster has been praised by his club on social media following the victory, who have shared clips of his tackling and passing as well as photos of himself with his colleagues. With their description of ‘Africa’s youngest footballer’, the club have also expressed their considerations for the player and could withdraw him from the league. They also state that Dutch Intermediaries were at the fixture to watch the youngster play, and the reaction online suggests that he did not disappoint. The club wrote: “The prodigy played 80 minutes in his 3rd l...
Imo Turning To Another Borno, Nigerians Lament On Social Media
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Imo Turning To Another Borno, Nigerians Lament On Social Media

Nigerians on social media have lamented the persistent attacks by gunmen in Imo State, with many expressing fears that the South-East state was fast turning to another Borno State. Borno State, with Maiduguri as capital city, is located in Nigeria’s North-East. The state rose to inglorious fame when Mohammed Yusuf, founder of militant Islamist group Boko Haram, was killed in 2009. Yusuf’s death birthed a macabre era of unprecedented uprising; carnage, bombings, kidnappings, amongst other crimes against humanity, even till date. Millions of aboriginal Borno residents have also been displaced by the activities of the insurgents as military forces battle to clear the terrorists out of the entire North-East. Unlike Borno in faraway North-East, Imo State located in the South-East g...
BBNaija Lucy Warns Ka3na for Wishing her a Happy Birthday
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BBNaija Lucy Warns Ka3na for Wishing her a Happy Birthday

BBNaija Lucy has raised eyebrows on social media after she warned her former bestie Ka3na for wishing her a happy birthday.Recall that Ka3na once hinted on social media that her friendship with Lucy was over, after she revealed that she unfollowed Lucy on Instagram because she wasn’t a loyal friend. Today being Lucy’s birthday, Ka3na took to Lucy’s Instagram page to wish her a happy birthday. On seeing Ka3na’s comment on her page, Lucy immediately warned the boss lady to stop playing with her feelings. Ka3na commented; “Happy birthday to a special woman. You look beautiful Lucy” Apparently, Lucy wasn’t ready for Ka3na’s sudden kindness and compliment, as she warns her not to toy with her feelings. Lucy wrote; “Don’t toy with my feelings. Pls don’t. Thanks and God bless.” ...
Actress, Moyo Lawal Responds after Being Accused of Making it Difficult for Married Men to be Faithful to their Wives
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Actress, Moyo Lawal Responds after Being Accused of Making it Difficult for Married Men to be Faithful to their Wives

Moyo Lawal was accused of being responsible for a number of married men's infidelity. The actress shared a photo of herself to Instagram and asked why she wears the same things others wear, yet people sexualize her while others are not sexualized. Though the actress was fully covered in the photo, her voluptuous curves still made the photo appear sexy and a man accused her of being a reason why married men are unfaithful. Moyo responded to the follower, asking how that is so. The follower then told her that more than 90 percent of married men have taken over social media because of "this type of your exposure" and this doesn't bode well for their marriage. Moyo hit back, asking if she shouldn't live her life anymore because there are married men on social media.
Social Media Screams As Rosy Meurer Is Spotted with A ‘Black’ Eye
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Social Media Screams As Rosy Meurer Is Spotted with A ‘Black’ Eye

Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband Olakunle Churchill and his now-wife Rosy Meurer are supposed to be enjoying their marriage but trust social media folks to come between them every now and then. This is one of those times. Rosy shared a video of herself advertising a product and fans were quick to notice that she has a black eye. Whiles others felt it was because of the bleaching creams she has been using, others dread it is possible that she is being abused. In the past, there were rumors and allegations that Olakunle Churchill has tendencies of abuse in him so it was not hard for people to send their minds right there. Nonetheless, we do not think Churchill has it in him to put a new mother he appears so in love with through abuse.   View this post on...
Rashford names Liverpool’s Mane as the Premier League’s best African
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Rashford names Liverpool’s Mane as the Premier League’s best African

The Manchester United star has identified the Reds forward as the top flight's best African player Marcus Rashford has revealed that he considers Liverpool superstar Sadio Mane to be the best African player he's encountered in the Premier League. Taking to social media on Monday evening, the Manchester United forward asked his 4.3-million strong followers to suggest questions for him to reply to during a Twitter Q&A session. Goal Africa duly responded, and grilled the Red Devils hitman on which African player in the top flight has been the greatest that he’s faced since making his Prem debut in 2015.
Why We Go Naked In My Family – Charly Boy
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Why We Go Naked In My Family – Charly Boy

Musician Charly Boy has revealed why he is usually naked in his music videos and social media posts. Born Charles Oputa, the entertainer shared a throwback picture of his father former Supreme Court Justice Chukwudifu Oputa on Instagram on Tuesday, wearing only a pair of underpants. He wrote: “My People, this is a picture of my late father. Taken in 1900000. When he was in Achimota Ghana as a cadet officer. Una see say keeping fit dey our blood from time. Una also see say, our body too dey smooth like silk dats why we too dey naked� Are u getting it?” The septuagenarian started his music career in the ‘80s and is also known for his stand against bad governance. Also known as Area Fada, Charly Boy has led several peaceful protests in the country.  
”I Got Divorced”- South African Influencer, Sarah Langa Reveals how she Made her First Million
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”I Got Divorced”- South African Influencer, Sarah Langa Reveals how she Made her First Million

South African social media influencer, Sarah Langa, has revealed that she made her first million cash by getting a divorce from her ex-husband, Jehan Mackay. Mackay and Sarah got married in 2017. After two years and ten months of marriage, Mackay filed for divorce in September 2019. He reportedly became irritated with Langa’s obsession with social media which she used to build her career before meeting him. Recently their divorce was finalized. She has since moved on and seems to have publicly declared a relationship with American actor and model, Redaric Williams. In a Question and Answer session with her followers on Saturday, March 6, Langa revealed that her divorce earned her her first million.  
Michael Essien’s Gay Rights Comment Sparks Outrage On Social Media
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Michael Essien’s Gay Rights Comment Sparks Outrage On Social Media

Former Black Stars Midfielder Michael Essien has lost huge following on twitter after he declared support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals, Transgender, and Queer Individuals (LGBTQI) community in Ghana. His Twitter following has dropped from the 1.7million to under 700,000 within few hours of posting the pro-LGBTQI comment. He had said in an Instagram post that “We see you, we hear you, we support you. Our LGBTQIA plus community in Ghana,. Essien’s comments came after Police later raided the LGBTQI centre last week and close down the office. He added: “Ghana, support equality.” Essien has however pulled down the post from his Instagram page. Meanwhile, the former Chelsea star has deleted the Instagram post supporting gay rights in Ghana after massive public backlash on soci...
Liverpool Legend Ian St John Dies aged 82
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Liverpool Legend Ian St John Dies aged 82

Reds players, staff and supporters are mourning the loss of one of the club's all-time greats Liverpool have announced the death of legendary forward Ian St John at the age of 82. The Reds posted a message confirming St John's passing via social media on Tuesday, which reads: "We are deeply saddened by the passing of a true Anfield legend, Ian St John. "The thoughts of everyone at Liverpool Football Club are with Ian's family and friends at this sad and difficult time. Rest in peace, Ian St John 1938-2021."
Herdsmen Carrying Guns On Social Media Are Photoshopped – Miyetti Allah
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Herdsmen Carrying Guns On Social Media Are Photoshopped – Miyetti Allah

The National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo has declared that the pictures of herdsmen bearing guns and other weapons in the social media are usually photoshopped. In his opinion, Fulani herders are mostly uneducated and consequently have no skills to operate guns. In an interview with VINCENT KALU, the Miyetti Allah leader noted: “The people alleging this just want to create problems in Nigeria. A Fulani who is not educated; didn’t go to school, how will he know how to operate gun? The people carrying guns are the Amotekun and other vigilantes being created here and there. Herdsmen are not carrying any guns; they are just rearing their cows with their sticks.” He called on Christian pastors to join Sheikh Abubakar Ahmad Gumi, the famous Isla...
‘They are not supporters’ – Arsenal star Xhaka wants to meet online abusers ‘eye to eye’
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‘They are not supporters’ – Arsenal star Xhaka wants to meet online abusers ‘eye to eye’

 The Gunners midfielder has hit out at the abuse he and his family have received on social media and has called for change Granit Xhaka does not view Arsenal fans who send him online abuse as genuine supporters and says he would love to sit down with them ‘eye to eye’ and ask them why they write what they do. The Switzerland international has had a checkered relationship with supporters since his move to north London in 2016 and it spilled over last year when he was jeered off the pitch having been substituted by former boss Unai Emery. Xhaka reacted badly to the jeers and gestured angrily at the fans, telling them to ‘f*ck off’ . He was subsequently stripped of the captaincy by Emery due to his reaction and looked certain to leave the club.      
Actress Chioma Nwaoha on Blast for Telling her Kids to Tap her Backside
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Actress Chioma Nwaoha on Blast for Telling her Kids to Tap her Backside

Nollywood actress, Chioma Nwaoha, has been put on blast by fans and critics after she allowed her kids to tap her backside in a video she posted on social media. The actress had taken to her Instagram page to share the video which featured her kids to advertise a butt enhancement brand However, netizens were infuriated by her marketing approach and dragged her to filth for asking the kids to touch her bums. She shared the video and wrote, “We play too much  Watch till the end .” Reacting to the video, some netizens opined that the actress was exposing and teaching her children the wrong things. Others stated that it was bad enough that she was shaking her a$$ in the presence of her children, but asking them to spank it was extreme. The actress, who apparently didn’t...
Bill Gates says Trump should be allowed back on social media ‘at some point’
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Bill Gates says Trump should be allowed back on social media ‘at some point’

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates has stated that former U.S. president, Donald Trump should eventually have his social media accounts re-activated. Twitter cut the former president off from some 88 million followers after the deadly riot on Jan. 6, when a group of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol while Congress was certifying President Biden's victory, leaving five people, including a U.S. Capitol Police officer, dead. At the time, Twitter said that Trump's tweets posed "the risk of further incitement of violence." Facebook, Snapchat and Reddit also suspended Trump's online presence indefinitely following the attack. Now Gates says that social media companies should let President Trump back on their platforms, despite his "corrosive" election fraud claims. &...
Actress, Anita Joseph Clashes with Followers who Advised her to Keep her Marriage Off Social Media
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Actress, Anita Joseph Clashes with Followers who Advised her to Keep her Marriage Off Social Media

Anita Joseph Olagunju, clashed with her followers who asked her to take her marriage off social media. The Nollywood actress shared a photo she took with her husband, MC Fish, and advised followers to marry their best friend. Some of her followers responded, telling her she's showing off too much and it's best she keeps her relationship private. The actress slammed the said advisers and asked them to desist from making such comments. See below.
Ronaldo Becomes First Person Reach 500 Million Social Media Followers, Earns €7m
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Ronaldo Becomes First Person Reach 500 Million Social Media Followers, Earns €7m

Cristiano Ronaldo has now reached 500 million followers over the three main social media platforms – Instagram, Facebook and Twitter – making him the first person in the world to reach this figure. He now has the most fans on the planet and holds the number one spot for most followers on Instagram after surpassing singer Ariana Grande in recent weeks. According to the website Aphrodite, he earns more than seven million euros a week, 370m a year, through Instagram due to his massive following of 262 million fans on the site. He earns 159m more than Neymar and 220m more than Leo Messi. Another victory for the Portuguese who continues to be a money making machine. Ronaldo’s Social Media Following Instagram: 261m Twitter: 91m Facebook: 147m YouTube: 1m &nbs...
MURIC commends Kano govt for banning cleric over hate preaching
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MURIC commends Kano govt for banning cleric over hate preaching

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commended the Kano State Government for banning an Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabarah. Recall that the Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abduljabar Nasir-Kabara, was banned over alleged inciteful preaching. A statement by the government instructed all broadcast stations and social media platforms to stop airing preaching, sermons and any other religious discussions likely to cause a breach of the peace of the state. It also instructed security agencies to ensure full compliance and take decisive action against erring persons or groups found flouting the order. Reacting, MURIC in a statement issued by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola said the action taken by the Kano State government was necessary to prevent any breakdown of law and o...
Why I supported reopening of Lekki Toll Gate – Segun Awosanya
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Why I supported reopening of Lekki Toll Gate – Segun Awosanya

Convener of EndSARS movement and social media activist, Segun Awosanya, also known as Segalink has revealed why he supported the handing over of the Lekki Toll plaza to the Lekki Concession Company LCC. Recall that the panel probing the alleged killing of EndSARS protesters at the toll gate on Saturday approved the reopening of the toll plaza and returned control to its owners, the Lekki Concession Company (LCC). This led to serious backlash from Nigerians who kicked against the reopening of the toll gate due to the fact that justice has not taken its due cause. Segalink was also dragged for supporting the move to reopen the toll gate. Reacting, the social media activists in a post via his Twitter account said that it is not logical to shut down the Lekki toll gate. Accordin...
No plan to make Goodluck Jonathan our presidential candidate in 2023 – APC
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No plan to make Goodluck Jonathan our presidential candidate in 2023 – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied plans to field former President Goodluck Jonathan as its presidential candidate come 2023.   Rumors of the party's alleged plans became rife on social media following some of the party leaders' visit to the former President when he turned a year older last November.   Reacting to the rumor in an interview with BBC Hausa, the Yobe State Governor and Chairman of the APC Caretaker/ Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, said nothing of such is happening. “Those peddling such information are afraid. But for now, there is nothing in the APC which has anything to do with the aspiration for 2023. Even if someone wants to base assumption on our recent visit to him during his birthday, we were there becaus...
UK government prepared to ‘get tough’ on social media companies over racial abuse
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UK government prepared to ‘get tough’ on social media companies over racial abuse

Both Manchester United and Chelsea have seen players targeted online recently The UK government has said it is prepared to "get tough" on social media companies over racial abuse, threatening fines that could reach "billions of pounds." The issue of online racial abuse has been in the spotlight recently, as players from Manchester United and Chelsea have been victimised. Marcus Rashford said his recent abuse was an example of "humanity and social media at its worst," just days after his Man Utd team-mates Axel Tuanzebe and Anthony Martial were also targeted.
Social Media Users Roast Salma Mumin After Squatting
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Social Media Users Roast Salma Mumin After Squatting

Ghanaian actress Salma Mumin has sent people talking with one controversial post. The actress has released some sizzling and breathtaking photos which have taken over the gram. In set of photos shared to social media, Ms Mumin gave suggestive poses including squatting in her short dress. Salma has since gotten into trouble as netizens exercise judgment on her look. For some weird reason, Salma Mumin often falls prey to critics – no matter how she tries to stay clean of all the shady slay queen deals, they inherently jerk out of her like inborn traits.  
Festus Keyamo’s Post About Social Media Regulation
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Festus Keyamo’s Post About Social Media Regulation

1. The big question is why Govts around the world haven’t passed laws or taken some other actions to ensure Social Media companies TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY for allowing FALSE & UNCENSORED materials on their platforms that promote racism, social & political unrest around the globe 2. If the Social Media companies must avoid responsibility, the solution is to ensure that EVERY SM account can only be opened or operate if it’s registered with a Nat. I.D number and photograph that correspond with those in govts database so that we eliminate anonymous accounts
Nigerian man dies in an accident while travelling back to Abuja hours after attending his friend’s wedding in Bauchi (videos)
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Nigerian man dies in an accident while travelling back to Abuja hours after attending his friend’s wedding in Bauchi (videos)

A Nigerian man, Jamilu Shinkafi, has died in a fatal accident hours after attending his friend's wedding in Bauchi state.     Jamilu had attended the wedding of his friend, Ibrahim Rabo on Saturday, January 30. He was traveling in his car with three of his friends back to Abuja on Sunday, January 30 when he had the accident that claimed his life along Akwanga-Keffi road. His other friends sustained minor injuries.   His friends have taken to social media to express their sadness over his sudden demise. His remains will be buried on Monday, February 1.   Two hours before his demise, a video of him smiling just before embarking on the trip in his car was shared online by his friends. Watch the video below.   View t...
‘Something needs to change!’ – Chelsea star James reveals racist social media abuse
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‘Something needs to change!’ – Chelsea star James reveals racist social media abuse

The 21-year-old has revealed some disturbing messages he received on Instagram Chelsea right-back Reece James has revealed he has been the target of racist abuse on social media. The England international posted a screenshot on his Instagram account featuring several racist messages sent to him with the caption “something needs to change!" written over the messages. After James revealed the abuse, Chelsea released a statement condemning the messages the 21-year-old received while echoing his call that "something needs to change." "Everyone at Chelsea FC is disgusted with the racist abuse Reece James received on social media on Friday evening. This club finds racism and all forms of discriminatory behaviour completely unacceptable. We totally condemn it," the club said. "In s...
Anthony Martial’s Wife Shares Vile Racist Abuse She’s Received On Social Media
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Anthony Martial’s Wife Shares Vile Racist Abuse She’s Received On Social Media

  Anthony Martial's wife has shared the disgusting racist messages she's received from football fans about her husband, on the same day his teammate was also attacked on social media. Following Manchester United's loss to Sheffield United on Wednesday night, Axel Tuanzebe had to delete a post on Instagram following the vile messages he'd received. The young center-back was making his first Premier League start to the season in an overall poor defensive display for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team. Martial was another of the players to come in for criticism, as much for the quality of his display as for his perceived lack of effort. His wife has now taken to Instagram to share the messages she's been sent on the social media platform about her husband. In a statement yeste...
Man Utd ‘Disgusted’ At Racial Abuse Sent To Axel Tuanzebe And Anthony Martial
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Man Utd ‘Disgusted’ At Racial Abuse Sent To Axel Tuanzebe And Anthony Martial

Manchester United say they are "disgusted" after Axel Tuanzebe and Anthony Martial were racially abused on social media by "mindless idiots" after Wednesday's loss to Sheffield United. Both players started the 2-1 Premier League defeat at Old Trafford. United midfielder Scott McTominay wrote on social media that he was "disgusted with what I have read this morning". Club captain Harry Maguire added: "United against racism. We will not tolerate it." Former United defender Rio Ferdinand called it a "disgrace", adding: "These ignorant idiots need to be exposed so everyone can see them for what they are." In a statement, the club said: "Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted by the racial abuse received by players via social media after last night's game. "We utterly condem...
Stop Smoking Weed On Social Media- Actor, Labista Tells Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy
Celebs

Stop Smoking Weed On Social Media- Actor, Labista Tells Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy

Veteran Nollywood Actor Labista has blasted celebrities who smoke weed on social media. The actor was categorical with the following top celebrities like Wizkid, Davido, Burna boy, Zubi Micheal. He decried the effect such attitude on social media has on upcoming youth of the country who take them as role model and will feel what they do is the real way of life. Watch video https://youtu.be/BmvQn_M8FH8
#JusticeforDonDavis: Let’s Allow The Court Handle It – Deborah Okezie
Education

#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...

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