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Nude pictures are beginning to dominate the Nigerian Twitter space as the act is fast becoming fashionable among young ladies.

One of the objectives ladies who engage in this act seek to achieve is to break into trending topics on the social service and ultimately build a huge Twitter following and gain cheap popularity.

Ladies who have made this act a hobby employ hashtags to string together these obscene pictures to get them easily noticeable by other Twitter users. For instance, some of them use hashtags such as #boobsmonday, #boobsfriday and post their nude photographs.

Other girls equally interested are lured into posting their own nude pictures on the social site by employing the use of the hashtags for the day — such as #boobstuesday on a Tuesday, which make their nude pictures travel fast and go viral.

One of the typical Twitter female users of the social network who engage in this act is one with the name, Pretty Osaro. Osaro posted three nude pictures of herself on May 15, each showing her in different positions.  On her handle she says, ‘’I wanna be famous, doesn’t matter how many guys…’’

She went on to lament that her previous Twitter account was suspended and lashed out at those who reported her via the Twitter Help Center for posting offensive contents. ‘’My previous account was suspended, if you don’t like what I do kindly unfollow or f..k out of my timeline,’’ she says.

In the usual manner in which desperate girls seeking fame on social media do, Osaro has at one time or the other reached out to celebrities who make use of Twitter to retweet her to the hundreds of thousands of their fans.

The day Osaro posted her nude pictures on the social service, she tweeted the same picture to Nigerian music artistes  — Wizkid and Davido with — a view to getting them retweet the pictures.

She has also sought the help of American socialite and TV personality, Kim Kardashian who has over 17 million Twitter followers. Tweeting at Kardashian, she says, “Am I not hotter than @Kimkardashian? @KimKardashian, I love you so much please retweet me.’’

Other Twitter users with the names Bayelsa Queen and Ha Royal Sexcellency regularly trend on Twitter, posting their nude pictures. Besides, there is a nude picture being credited to one Adefope Temilola,  which has been circulating on Twitter for over two months.

A new media enthusiast, Tunji Lardner, describes the development as a “really bad behaviour’’, adding that typical youthful aspirations are now being amplified globally by social media. He adds that with the current level of under-development in the country, Nigerian youths — both male and female, should redirect their youthful vigour to hold political leaders accountable for their misdeeds with the new media technologies.

He says, “These are invariably young and immature people grappling with the need for popularity and acclaim from their peers. This is just another manifestation of the ongoing breakdown of our social order and the loss of parental control and oversight of our digital children with analog parents.’’

Lardner who is the Executive Director, West Africa NGO Network, warns that those engaged in the act risk the negative consequences and urges them to move towards changing the content and quality of their online discourse.

He says, “Everything lives forever on the Internet. Those pictures posted will be archived and someday retrieved, and can most certainly come back to haunt you, perhaps when you are looking for a job or even when you want to get married.’’
“Those involved can start by changing the quality and contents of their online discourse. Use these powerful technologies to interrogate the political system, ask the tough questions, find the tough answers and hold their leaders accountable for their misdeeds.’’

Speaking on the ways of stemming the tide in the country, he observes that it is difficult to legislate morality on a global and virtual platform like the Internet. According to him, the responsibility for the moral tone and content of youth participation in social media still rests with society at large.

“Their engagement on these platforms and the quality of their discourse is a direct reflection of the society’s prevailing norms. But there should be an understood code of conduct that is widely disseminated, spelling out the pitfalls of the dark side of social media.

“Perhaps the traditional media can help evolve this standard, and there is no need to reinvent the wheel. There is a considerable body of work that deal with youth and the use of social media,’’ he adds.

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  1. ppl should understand this. Madness sometimes looks normal. The problem is not social media. It’s joblessness, inferiority complex and sometimes the effect of hard drugs and useless friends. If you have a decent job will you try that nonsense? Sack dey wait u for office. Or u have friends that are normal morally buoyant, u won’t dare such. Imagine me wanting to be a friend of Cossy’s or whatever they call her. I dey Crase? Ii will lose all that is good in my life cos she's bad news to any normal being. So it’s only those that have missed placed values that will see these nude things as famous. They are nothing but the devils tools.

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  2. Very soon, you'll hear that they were born that way. That they really don't have any choice in that kind of behaviour because it's their gene. You'll soon see fake scientific 'proof' buttressing nudity in the public. Meanwhile, these girls have psychiatric problems, the sooner their parents take them to hospital, the better.

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  3. Lust Generation,, @ Ay,, What is Job ??? Most people doing this things their parent own that job you think you have..

    I have access this nation Nigeria and found out that just as we have too many poor people So we have wealthy people in our Mixed.

    The problem we are having is Lack of GOD in families,Even we are yet to see the worst of it,most youth get married today out of lust,Many live useless life,read,talk and play meaningless music and expect their Children to be saints.. Is not possible.
    Turn to GOD and raise your Children in the fear of GOD and our tomorrow will be better.

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  4. 11:26 Your quite right they were born that way NAKED...... get over your puritanical, holier than thou, chest thumping square old self.....Your too analy retentive, chill.

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  5. Very soon they will wish they never posted such pics. It is sweet now but soon it will leave a bitter taste in the mouth when one can not secure a decent job or settle down with a decent spouse because of this crap.

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  6. NigerianEye, it is you that i am disappointed of, these girls that are out of there minds wants cheap publicity and you guys gave it to them. what a shame.

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  7. Anonymous 8:05pm, if they were born naked does that mean they should not wear clothes and show their nakedness to everybody. I guess you don't wear clothes at all from the way you are talking. How would you like to see everybody including your parents, sisters, daughters, presidents, everybody walking around on the streets, at their jobs without any clothes on and claiming that they were born that way, would you like that?

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  8. I guess thieves and murderers are born that way too?

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  9. Only God will help this nation. These are all signs of end time

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