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Dorobucci, Surulere, Aye, Girlie O, Others Make MTV Base Official Naija Top Ten Hottest Videos Of 2014

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

MTV Base To Send Nigerian Couple To London This Valentine’s For Basketmouth Live In Concert!


MTV Base has announced that one lucky Nigerian couple will enjoy a special treat this Valentine’s and get a trip to the city of London and exclusive access to see the Basketmouth Live in concert on Saturday, February 14, 2015, which features Wizkid, Patoranking and Olamide.

The lucky couple will be flown to London, courtesy Virgin Atlantic. To get a chance of winning this special Valentine’s themed trip, look out for the fun, Basketmouth hosted promo on MTV Base (Channel 322 on DStv),  take a kiss selfie with it in the background and send to @mtvbaseafrica on Twitter & Instagram with the  Hashtag #FromBaseWithLove.

The best kiss selfie will be selected and the lucky couple will get a chance to attend Basketmouth Live in concert and also feature in the programme, “A Day in the Life: Basketmouth”, which will premiere on Tuesday, March 17 on MTV Base at 5PM

The #FromBaseWithLove competition will run from January 28 to February 10, 2015 and a winner will be announced on February 11, 2015.

MTV Base is in partnership with Virgin Atlantic, TooXclusive and Pulse.NG. For more information about the competition, visit www.mtvbase.com.

Watch the hilarious Basketmouth Live in concert promo here:






Group DM, 30 Seconds Video: Exciting New Features On Twitter!

Photo: Twitter
To complement public experience on Twitter, a new group DM (Direct Message) feature has been introduced. The feature was built to help friends and associates take a public conversation to a private group conversation with up to 20 people.

Users can converse in groups privately and have the options of how and whom they communicate with. With just a few taps on the home timeline, groups are created and invited participants get instant notifications even when they are not following each other.

Photo: Tiwtter



In addition to this, a native feature that allows users capture, edit & share 30 seconds long video clips on iOS and Android apps has also been launched.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

2face, Banky W, Davido, Sound Sultan, Yemi Alade, Others Challenge Nigerian Youths To Vote!

… As MTV Base Kicks Off “Choose Or Lose” campaign
Lagos| Nigeria: With the Nigerian Presidential and National Assembly elections fast approaching, youth and music authority, MTV Base is using its influence to motivate Nigerian youths to go into polling booths and make their votes count come February 14.
To engage with the youth electorate, MTV Base (DStv channel 322) is running its special editorial campaign “Choose or Lose” which encourages young people to go out and vote for candidates they believe will make the greatest impact in the development of the country and their futures.  The campaign, which rolls out on TV, digital and social media platforms, features celebrities as well as members of the public as they underline the important message of youth participation in the electoral process. Some of the notable personalities that have already lent their voice to the campaign include: Ben Murray-Bruce, 2Face Idibia, Banky W, Ebuka, Sound Sultan, MTV Shuga star Emmanuel Ikubese, Davido, Falz, Reminisce, Emma Nyra, Solid Star, Oreka, Omalicha and Yemi Alade.

Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa commented, “The future of Nigeria will be determined by the viability of the structures and policies that the government puts in place to support her youth, to ensure that they can realize their full potential.  It is critical that Nigerian youth, who make up the majority of the population, turn out in full force to cast their vote for the candidate they believe is best to lead Nigeria to greater heights.”






Psquare And Timaya Contest For Number One Spot On MTV Base #OfficialNaijaTopTen


On this week’s edition of #OfficialNaijaTopTen, Timaya’s Sanko and PSquare’s Shekini resume their mini rivalry for the number one spot as Shekini stays on top for the second week running and Sanko rising one place up the chart to number two.

Dropping down the chart this week, D’Prince’s OYO falls four places to number 10. Ice Prince’s That Could Be Us, also goes down 6 places to number eight.  

Flavour’s Gollibe and Reminisce’s Tesojue, make their debut on the #OfficialNaijaTopTen chart as Kcee’s  Fine Face and Skuki’s Peteru  drop off the chart.

Indigenous rapper, Reminisce is this week’s co-host with MTV Base VJ Ehiz. The  rapper who has wormed his way into the hearts of many with his exceptional genre of music clearly had a blast in the studio during his freestyle session


See full list below:

10. D’PRINCE-OYO 
9.  CYNTHIA MORGAN-I’M TAKEN
8.  ICE PRINCE-THAT COULD BE US
7.  FLAVOUR-GOLLIBE (NEW ENTRY)
6.  DAVIDO-OWO NI KOKO
5.  REMINISCE-TESOJUE (NEW ENTRY)
4.  DAMMY KRANE-AMIN
3. ORITSE FEMI FEAT D’BANJ-DOUBLE WAHALA (REMIX)
2.  TIMAYA-SANKO
1.  P-SQUARE-SHEKINI

Watch Reminisce freestyle here 




MTV Base To Sponsor One Lucky Couple To London This Valentine.


... Winners To Feature in "A Day in The Life" With BasketMouth.

MTV Base has announced that one lucky Nigerian couple will enjoy a special treat this valentine as they will get an all expense paid trip to the city of London to celebrate valentine as well as get exclusive access to see the Basketmouth Uncensored show set to hold on Saturday, February 14, 2015.

The online competition which is tagged #WithLoveFromBase will run from January 28 to February 10, 2015the winner will be announced on February 11.

Entry for the competition requires that interested participants watch out for the #WithLoveFromBase promo on MTV Base channel 322 and take a selfie in front of their television and post on MTV Base’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts using the hashtag, #WithLoveFromBase.

To take part in the competition, Interested participants must possess an a valid UK visa to be eligible for this competition.

The best selfie will be selected and the winner will get a chance to attend the Basketmouth show with a spouse and also feature on the programme, “A day in the life of Basketmouth” which airs in March 2015.

MTV Base is in partnership with Virgin Atlantic, TooXclusive and Pulse.NG. 


For more information about the competition, visit www.mtvbase.com

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Have You Tried WhatsApp on Your Desktop?




Facebook owned company, WhatsApp, known to be a mobile only optimized app can now be used on a desktop. The desktop version is simply an extension of the Phone App, which currently boasts over 500 million users worldwide!

To use the WhatsApp web based client, you need to connect the WhatsApp on your phone to that of the website by pairing & scanning the QR code on your phone with the web version. This is because the phone WhatsApp uses a phone number for user verification as opposed to a user name and password.





Android, Blackberry and Windows phones (with the exception of iOS) already have the new WhatsApp web client working smoothly.
         

Monday, January 26, 2015

Photos: Nickelodeon Birthday Club Ends On A Big Note


Favourite kiddies channel, Nickelodeon ended its popular ‘Nick Birthday Club last weekend with a fun packed party for January born kids on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Johnny Rockets in Victoria Island, Lagos.

Organizers treated kids present to an afternoon filled with fun games including puzzles, sketching, and paintings and dancing competitions, which was the highlight of the event.

January kids who were being celebrated also exchanged gifts to one another while the parents were not left out of the fun as they took part in the games.

The Nickelodeon Birthday Club was launched in May 2014 specially to celebrate Nigerian kids by putting them in the spotlight on the Nick channel throughout their birth months.


















 
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