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Gun violence is a plague not only in the United States, but across the globe. On Sunday (June 5), gunmen killed dozens of people in a church attack in Southwest Nigeria in the city of Owo.

Nigerian social media star Shola brought the term back to its buzzing ways by way of hosting a Twitter Space focused on the Alpha Male concept.

The latest rumble in the Internet jungle is between Tonto Dikeh and Bobrisky, with the back and forth getting decidedly ugly in record time.

The popular Nigerian-American entertainer jokingly posted a tweet asking for money but it has since come out that the funds will benefit a number of Nigerian orphanages prompting many to sing his praises.

WizKid's loyal fanbase has united in prayer and is hoping for his success as his North American tour rolls on throughout the top of next year.

On Twitter, the late Kuti's name has been tossed around yet again while fans discuss his impact on Nigeria and the world beyond but not without some contention.

On Twitter, a debate is currently raging between fans who are going back and forth over who is the better artist between the "Black President" and red hot superstar Wizkid.

Ms. Henshaw found her name trending on Twitter after many made remarks on her stunning and youthful appearance as the Africa Movie Academy Awards are gearing up for its 17th show this coming fall.

Hundreds of schoolgirls were released after being kidnapped at school last week. The students appeared unharmed when freed.

On Tuesday ( Oct 20) Beyoncé took to Instagram to share her support of protestors and activists fighting on the frontlines of the #EndSARS movement and speak out against the violent attacks that they are facing at the hands of police. According to published reports, Amnesty International has confirmed that the Nigerian army and police killed at least 12 peaceful protesters Tuesday at two locations in Lagos.

End SARS, which stands for End Special Anti-Robbery Squad, has become a growing movement in opposition to the African nation's police force's violent use of the special unit.

Thanks to a Twitter account boosting one of her fun-loving videos, we became aware of the Nigerian-American starlet and are honored to name her in the latest of our Baes and Baddies entries.