Facebook Activates Safety Check For Nigeria, Following Yola Bomb Blasts. Second Time In A Week.


Following the backlash Facebook received when it activated it’s Safety Check feature following last Friday’s Paris Terror attacks, the largest social media network has followed through on it’s pledge to deploy its Safety Check feature more often, activating the tool for the second time in less than a week following the Yola blast yesterday which killed 32 people.

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement a few hours ago, writing on his page,

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So Far Genevieve Nnaji & Tiwa Savage Are The Only Celebs Remembering Victims Of Yola Bomb Blast. Have Nigerians Become Desensitized To Terror Attacks In Our Country?

Amstel Malta Brand ambassador, Genevieve Nnaji

Yesterday afternoon (Nov. 17) a bomb went off at a market in Yola, Northeastern Nigeria, killing 32 people and 80 wounded. As at the time of publishing this story no one had claimed responsibility for the attacks but it is not far-fetched to blame it on terror group – Boko Haram.

While many celebrities have largely stayed quiet about the Yola attacks on social media unlike last weekend when everyone was Tweeting and Instagramming #PrayForParis, one has taken to her page to remember the victims of the unwarranted terror attack in Yola.

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#GirlPower These Two Pilots Have Just Made History As The First All Female Flight Deck of A Commercial Plane


Black women are making history!

Last week, Air Zimbabwe made aviation history by having the first all-female flight deck crew.

Two female pilots, Captain Chipo M. Matimba and Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros became the first pilots to lead an all female flight deck crew, flying a Boeing 737 from the capital of Harare to Victoria Falls. Both ladies took to their social media pages to share their excitement after the flight.


People Magazine Has Just Named David Beckham The Sexiest Man Alive…Do You Agree With This? 


David Beckham has just been named the sexiest man alive by PEOPLE Magazine as they celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Sexiest Man crown.

We’ve gotta admit that as far as hot men go…The former Manchester United is up there. We dare say he’s the hottest white man we know.

Speaking on his sexiness honour he stated,

It’s a huge honor and I’m very pleased to accept.

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Basketmouth Has A Message For Potential Robbers As He Prepares For A Show in South Africa


Following Davido’s robbery last week in South Africa, Basketmouth who is getting ready to visit the country for a show, has a message for any robbers that might have plans to steal from him.

READ RELATED:The Only Thing On Davido’s Mind As He Was Robbed Of $55k & Two Rolex Watches In South Africa Was His Daughter

As expected it was a funny message , he shared a picture of 10 naira notes and a Mickey Mouse watch with the caption,

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Chris Brown’s Ex, Karrueche Tran Bonds With Kids At The IDP Camp in Abuja [Photos]


A few days ago we told you that Chris Brown‘s ex boo – Karrueche Tran visited Abuja, Nigeria to host a pool party. But it’s not all turning up for Karrueche, yesterday she visited the Internally Displaced People’s (IDP) camp in Nigeria, where she bonded with the kids in the camp.

Rocking a brown play suit and grey suede heels, the petite celebrity hugged and played with the kids, who probably had no idea who she was.

READ RELATED: Karrueche Tran Rocks Crop Top & Shorts As She Hosts Party In Abuja. [Photos & Videos] 

About her trip to the IDP camp, Kae said

Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit an IDP camp in Abuja where many of the #bringbackourgirls came to. I remember seeing the #bringbackourgirls movement on social media but seeing it in person was a much different experience. I was able to listen to this mothers story of her journey from Northern Nigeria. It was very heartbreaking to hear and to see their living conditions. She said when it rains they have no choice but to stand and there is little to no work for her husband. I told her I admire her for her strength and I will pray for her and her family everyday. This was a very humbling experience for me-I cried at the thought of ever complaining about anything in life. It is unfortunate but I know God will protect them. We can not save the world but we can take small steps to help #WithLove

See more pictures from her visit after the jump

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Nigerian Researcher At UCLA Reveals Hair Relaxers Cause Miscarriage, Fibroids, Asthma & Other Health Issues


Ladies! And guys…Denrele 😉 if you ever needed a reason to stop relaxing your hair this is it!

According to research done by Teni Adewunmi, a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles, Fielding School of Public Health, chemicals in relaxers can cause: Asthma. Dermatitis. Hair loss. Uterine fibroids. Miscarriage.

These issues especially affect salon workers who regularly apply the chemicals.

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Dimeji Alara Shows A Lot of Skin As He Opens Up About Why He Left Genevieve Magazine As Fashion Editor


A few weeks ago Dimeji Alara resigned from Genevieve Magazine, his exit was quite shocking and as he covers the latest issue of Made Edit, he explains the reason behind his exit, citing creative issues.

The fashion editor poses in a number of fashion forward looks for the cover spread, including a semi nude one which sees him in just a robe.

After the jump see more pictures from his sexy and artsy photoshoot

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Lagos Resident Narrates Harrowing Robbery Experience In Traffic. What’s The Cause Of The Sudden Rise Of Traffic Robberies?


In the last few months the spate of armed robberies in the city of Lagos have reached scary levels.

It is not clear why there is a sudden increase of armed robberies, which was brought under control by the previous Fashola administration, one thing that is clear though is that the incidents have almost become a daily occurrence, taking place usually in traffic.

This morning a resident of Lagos took to Twitter to narrate his harrowing armed robbery experience this morning in the Onikan, Lagos Island area.

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Desmond Elliot, Ramsey Nouah, Ireti Doyle, Lancelot Imaseun and Lilian Amah Discuss The Nollywood Industry


Multichoice Africa brought together top Nollywood personalities to discuss and enlighten an audience in a capacity building workshop on “Film, Television and Nollwood” at the ongoing Lagos Creative Industry Fair.

The event was organized by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce together with DSTV, GOTV AND Africa Magic and had Desmond Elliot, Ramsey Nouah, Ireti Doyle, Lancelot Imaseun and Lilian Amah as panelists of the discussion.

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