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LindaGate: Linda Ikeji, Google & Social Media Tigers

LindaGate: Linda Ikeji, Google & Social Media Tigers

On social media platforms, particularly Twitter, Linda Ikeji’s celebrity and scandal, according to commentators like Emeka Ugwu, was exploited by “social media tigers.” An unusual entry into scandal’s arena was made by Ikhide Ikheloa, who brought Wole Soyinka’s name into the matter by paraphrasing a section of the Nobel Laureate’s memoirs

30 Percent or Nothing

30 Percent or Nothing

#30PercentOrNothing is the latest trending hashtag in cyberspace on Nigerian politics. The political youth are demanding that in the forthcoming 2015 general elections in Nigeria (at least) 30 percent of politicians elected (and appointed) to political office at federal, state and local authority levels should be youths themselves.

Insults as Faux Political Skill

Insults as Faux Political Skill

The ability to insult an opponent, an impartial commentator or a fancied critic of one’s political persuasion or patron is observed to be the key skill and only skill necessary to rise in the political ranks within parties in Nigeria.

Socially Accepted Sex-for-Money is still in Spring Time

Socially Accepted Sex-for-Money is still in Spring Time

In contemporary Nigeria, prostitutes in the traditional sense no longer exist or are almost extinct; fitter species of sex workers have emerged numerously over the past three decades. The traditional prostitute was the lady who rented a work room at an often squalid brothel, usually next door to a beer parlour