Soyinka attacks a former president for supporting ‘a Devil’

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has asked Nigerians to be wary of a former president who pretends to be the conscience of the nation. Soyinka said this in Abuja on Wednesday at a symposium on fake news organized by BBC News. The playwright, who was a panelist at the event tagged, ‘Nigeria 2019: Countering Fake News’,[...]

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Iran to Block Access to Instagram

Authorities in Iran are planning to block access to Instagram. They intend to instagram's availability, thereby extending their crackdown on social media to the only platform still freely available. The National CyberSpace Council has reported approved steps towards barring the service after efforts to filter it failed. The app would join Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and[...]

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Nigerian entertainment industry mourns as DJ Xgee allegedly commits suicide

The Nigerian entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning in the second day of the New Year as Lagos-based DJ, Seun Omogaji aka Xgee allegedly committed suicide moments after leaving a suicide note on Instagram. According to report, Seun drank “Sniper,” an insecticide. In the post he shared today on his page, the deceased said: “Okay there is[...]

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Kylie Jenner reportedly makes $1 million dollars per Instagram post

Serial entrepreneur Kylie Jenner makes an estimated $1 million dollars per sponsored post on her Instagram, which makes her the highest paid celebrity influencer in instagram, according to the 2018 Instagram rich list compiled by Hopper HQ. Coming in second place is Selena Gomez with $800,000 per sponsored post. While football super star Christianity Ronaldo[...]

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Tekashi 6ix9ine: Mounting Evidence links singer to multiple robberies

Despite federal authorities submitting multiple images and videos to a judge, Tekashi 6ix9ine's lawyers are still not rolling over. The images and videos were submitted so the 22-year-old rapper will remain behind bars until his trial starts in February, but his lawyer has no intention of copping a plea deal, according to TMZ. Federal prosecutors say[...]

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Sir Elton John reveals he only turns the TV on to watch the Queen’s speech at Christmas, as he pleads with people to stay off their phones this year

Sir Elton John has revealed that the only television he watches on Christmas Day is the Queen's speech. The singer, who has sons Zachary, seven, and Elijah, five, with husband David Furnish, said he keeps the TV off to 'make our time together extra special'. The music legend, 71, right, also urged people to put down their[...]

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