Social Media

Not everything you see on social media is real – Bimbo Akintola

Pretty screen diva, Bimbo Akintola, has said that one of the things she fears the most in her life is social media. The Oyo State-born star, who spoke with Saturday Beats earlier in the week, stated that despite its many positive sides, social media had a way of influencing people negatively. According to the 49-year-old, many young people across Nigeria were allowing themselves to be pressured into living fake lives through what they see on social media. While advising youths not to be carried away by what they saw on the various networking platforms they subscribed to on the Internet, Akintola stated that many people only showed the interesting parts of their lives and not the terrible sides, thus tricking many into believing that life was full of goodies. She said: “The first thing peop...

War on Instagram as Bobrisky calls popular actor Odunlade Adekola a “female she-goat”

War on Instagram as Bobrisky calls popular actor Odunlade Adekola a “female she-goat” Abuja based gay prostitute, Idris Okuneye, better known as Bobrisky may have irrevocably crossed the line with many Yoruba actors for publicly insulting one of their idols in the person of Odunlade Adekola, after the gangling actor took some swipes at the male Barbie for being a male trying to pass himself off as a female. The photo had a strange caption which reads: Live your life the way God has ordained you to. Always remember to be yourself all the time. ASA’RE TETE KO NI KOJA ILE. God will answer all your prayers. In a viral video, Odunlade had called out Bobrisky, making a mockery of his celebrated lifestyle as a male trying to live his life as a female. In his usual comical manner, the ...

It’s Not By Force To Buy Designer Bags And Shoes – Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele

Veteran Nollywood actress and the brain behind Jennifer’s Diary, Funke Akindele took to Instagram to dish out advise to some wannabe celebrities out there. Here is a screenshot of the advice in her instastories. Oh well, no doubt the advice made a whole lot of sense. What are the positive impacts social media have on you? Are you pushed beyond your limits by the celebrities you see on instagram? Do share your thoughts.

A lot of people live fake lifestyle on social media – Mike Ezuruonye

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Nigerian star actor Mike Ezuruonye has spoken out about the apparent rise in fake lifestyles among many people. Mike Ezuruonye, on Monday, said that the advent of the internet and the social media had increased fake-lifestyles among the youth. Ezuruonye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that he had witnessed many fake lifestyles across the country over the years. In his own words: “The advent of the internet and social media has put unnecessary pressures on the youth of this country to live fake lifestyles that should not have been the case. You meet several people who feel they have to make an impression to be accepted by the public. On a personal level, I have experienced many fake-life habits where people claim to be something but turned out to the opp...

Keep Your Phones Away – Yvonne Jegede Fawole Preaches On Effects Of Social Media

Nigerian actress, Yvonne Jegede Fawole, has taken to social media to address the issue of depression and how social media plays significant role. Following the series of reports concerning depression in Nigeria, a lot of celebrities have spoken out on the issue. One of which is Nigerian actress, Yvonne Jegede. She took to her Instagram page to reveal how social media has contributed to the rate of people falling into depression. According to her, many people now seek validation based on the number of likes they get on the platform. She wrote: “The other day I watched a documentary talking about the millennial have become a group of people that rely on their phones(which I find myself included), every minute looking for validation from people who are just mere illusions and figures. T...

Actor IK Ogbonna drags nosy troll who thinks he has separated with wife, Sonia

Actor IK Ogbonna drags nosy troll who thinks he has separated with wife, Sonia Nollywood actor IK Ogbonna dragged a nosy troll on Instagram who thinks his marriage might have crashed. It all started when IK Ogbonna’s wife, Sonia, took to her Instagram page, to post a cute photo of their son and herself. She went on to caption the photo with a quote: Welcome to the good life baby #WhenYoMamaIsYourG #NewDayNewAdventure #Mediterranean #boatCruising. A nosy follower then took to her comment section where he perceived that there might be cracks in their marriage. Oh…guess you and his dad are no longer together and the kid is gonna go stay with u?” he wrote. As usual, IK Ogbonna came to his wife’s rescue and he didn’t have nice words to say to the intruding follower. @lexo_bronxy Are you guessin...

“This is not a molue,” Kate Henshaw warns people advertising on her Instagram page

“This is not a molue,” Kate Henshaw warns people advertising on her Instagram page Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw has just taken to her Instagram page to issue a serious warning to people that advertise in the comment section of her posts. The celebrity wrote that she will not hesitate to block anyone that does that henceforth. According to her, her page is solely hers and she has every right to decided what happens on it. What actually led to the outburst was a post she made on the late Former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan and was so disgusted to see some people making advertisement for sugar mummy and daddies on same post. She then shared the post below and made it clear that her page is not a Public toilet where anyone comes to dump their waste. The actress wr...

Social Media Is A Threat To The Society – Nollywood Actor And Producer, Dele Odule

Experienced Nollywood actor and producer Dele Odule recently expressed his worry at the negative effects of social media in the society and equally cautioned Nigerians to be careful with the way they are using the social media as it could destroy a lot of people. While chatting with Saturday Beat, the thespian was of the view that social media should be blamed for the loss of moral values in several parts of Nigeria today. According to him, the social media has resulted in many losing sense of culture and imbibing all sorts of strange behaviors threatening the sanity of the society. His words: “My worry is that a lot of people are not making appropriate use of the social media. In instances that they are supposed to hide their heads, they expose themselves unnecessarily all in the name of ...

I pray before going on Instagram, there’s so much negativity in the world –  Actress Chika Ike

I pray before going on Instagram, there’s so much negativity in the world – Actress Chika Ike Nollywood actress Chika Ike has revealed that she normally says her prayers before visiting popular social media platform, Instagram. Chika Ike, who recently became an author, told Sunday Scoop that she was aware the negativity spreading all over the Internet, especially on Instagram, had the ability to spoil one’s day. She said: Instagram can spoil your day if you are not careful or strong. There is so much negativity in the world right now; so, you have to guard yourself with prayers. There is a need to start your day in a positive light and when you pray, your day has started positively. Speaking on why she wrote a book on her failed marriage and father’s rejection, she said God deliberat...

“Cover up, you’re married,” fans react to actor IK Ogbonna wife’s sexy bikini picture

“Cover up, you’re married,” fans react to actor IK Ogbonna wife’s sexy bikini picture Nollywood actor IK Ogbonna’s hot Colombian model wife, Sonia Morales decided to hit the beach in her sexy bikini recently Being the hotty that she is, the model decided to upload the picture, but she was slammed by angry fans for revealing her body. As expected, her husband IK came to the defense of his wife. See as it went down below : She had written: Looking for a pineapple juice in that menu like See reactions below:

Adesua Etomi replies fan who tried to shame her for not getting pregnant yet

Adesua Etomi replies fan who tried to shame her for not getting pregnant yet Nollywood Actress Adesua Etomi shared a short video of herself dancing at a wedding, but an Instagram user felt it was the right time to troll her for not being pregnant yet. Recall that Adesua Etomi and her hubby Banky W wedded more than a year ago. See the comment and Adesua’s sweet reply below:

Nollywood actress Rosaline Meurer slams fans who say she isn’t 26

“I’m calculating money, be there calculating my age,” Nollywood actress Rosaline Meurer slams fans who say she isn’t 26 Nollywood actress, Rosy Meurer who got into a bitter exchange with some of her followers after she shared a photo of her voter’s card which revealed that she is 26, in a rebound post fired back at her haters who she claimed are not her ‘mate’. The controversy about her age started was fueled after she uploaded a photo showing her voter’s card which revealed her age – 26. Rosy Meurer, who asked her age doubters to keep calculating her age while she is calculating money, also added that her haters are “hopeless with zero achievements” and fell back to “becoming nuisance on social media.” Here is her pos...

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