๐ŸŽฐ Influencers Fueling Rise in Online Gambling Among Nigerian Youth, Experts Urge Government Oversight ๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ’”

๐ŸŽฐ Influencers Fueling Rise in Online Gambling Among Nigerian Youth, Experts Urge Government Oversight ๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ’”

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Discover how influencers with millions of followers are driving a surge in online gambling addiction among Nigerian youth, prompting concerns about the lack of government oversight. ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ“ˆ

In May, a tragic suicide highlighted the darker side of the trend, emphasizing the urgent need for intervention. Experts argue that while sports betting is legal, influencers endorsing gambling require closer scrutiny for the well-being of vulnerable youth. ๐Ÿšจ๐ŸŽฒ


Influencer marketing is contributing to a concerning rise in online gambling addiction among Nigerian youth, drawing millions into a once-stigmatized activity. Despite legal sports betting, experts emphasize the need for government oversight on influencers promoting gambling to address the growing addiction crisis. A tragic incident in May, where a student died by suicide after losing school fees to gambling, underscores the urgency for intervention and regulation in the influencer culture around sports betting. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’”


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