TRENDING: Epic #YorubaBoys hashtag causes a frenzy on Twitter

by Rachel Ogbu Men from the Yoruba speaking tribe in Nigeria have always been an entertaining bunch especially when it comes to how the ladies judge the majority on relationship standards. For some reason, the debate picked up again and today, #YorubaBoys is officially trending on social media -no doubt the guys are getting a lot of attention, […]

CYBERCULTURE: #IHaveDecided hashtag trending on Twitter

by Rachel Ogbu Young Nigerians gearing up for the 2015 general elections are using social media tools to participate in civic responsibility and partake in democracy. Using the hashtag #IHaveDecided, youths around the country- mostly in Lagos are speaking up on their decision to seek, support and vote for good governance, transparency and transformation. Read what people […]

CYBERCULTURE: Robert Pattinson’s “girlfriend” #FKA twigs responds to racist abuse on Twitter

by Rachel Ogbu 28 year old Twilight actor Robert Pattinson’s “girlfriend” FKA twigs – real name Tahliah Debrett Barnett was the victim of racist abuse on Twitter recently after photographs showing both of them holding hands went public. One twitter user with the handle; @hxzscurls, wrote: ‘you’re like a monkey, really i can’t believe that […]

CYBERCULTURE: Internet Freedom? Not so much as Beijing campaigns against the spread of online ‘rumours’

by Rachel Ogbu The Internet might be an open space free for all to express themselves but in recent times, the government has began to make conscious efforts to step in and come down on individuals and co-operations guilty of violating laws in the “real world.” China is leading the lot on government regulations to […]