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NCC Disqualifies Nigerians Below 18 From Owning SIM

The Nigerian Communications Commission has disqualified anyone below the age of 18 from registering and owning a Subscriber Identity Module in Nigeria. This is according to the draft copy of the modified Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations published on the commission’s website. In... read more »

Withdraw Conditions Imposed On Twitter N...

Withdraw Conditions Imposed On Twitter Now, Wait For ECOWAS Court Decision—...

The Socio-Economic Rights Accountability Project (SERAP) has criticised a declaration made by President Muhammadu Buhari that the ban on the operations of Twitter in the country would be lifted if certain conditions were met by the American company. SERAP urged Buhari to withdraw the conditions... read more »

 Nigeria Incurs N247.61bn Loss in 100 Days of Twitter Ban
Buhari Orders Conditional Lifting Of Ban...

Buhari Orders Conditional Lifting Of Ban On Twitter

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said he had directed a conditional lifting of the ban placed on the operations of the microblogging site, Twitter, in Nigeria in June. Buhari disclosed this in his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians to mark the nation’s 61st... read more »

Nigerians Without NIN Won’t Get Passport...

Nigerians Without NIN Won’t Get Passports, Driving Licence – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission says the October 31 deadline for linking their National Identity Numbers with their Subscriber Identity Modules remains sacrosanct. It also said that Nigerians without NIN would soon be denied the opportunity of acquiring driving licences and passports. The... read more »

 Nigeria Incurs N247.61bn Loss in 100 Days of Twitter Ban
Nigeria Incurs N247.61bn Loss in 100 Day...

Nigeria Incurs N247.61bn Loss in 100 Days of Twitter Ban  

The ban of Twitter by the federal government in Nigeria has resulted in the loss of N247.61bn after 100 days of the ban. Recall that the Federal Government had on June 4 suspended Twitter after the social media platform deleted a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari. Consequently, telcos on June 5... read more »

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Twitter Supension: Lai Mohammed Says 7 Of FG's 10 Requests Have Been Met

Lai Mohammed Denies Meeting Twitter Executives In The US

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the online media report that he “sneaked out of Nigeria to meet with Twitter executive’’ in the U.S. is fake. In an interview... read more »

JUST IN: FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification Deadline Again

JUST IN: FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification Deadline Again

The Federal Government has once more postponed the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to October 31, 2021. This was contained in a joint statement by the Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde; and the Head, Corporate Communications, Nigeria Identity Management Commission, Kayode Adegoke, titled ‘FG... read more »

FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Exercise Deadline As Pantami...

FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Exercise Deadline As Pantami Lauds Compliance

The Federal Government has ratified the extension of the deadline for the National Identification Number, NIN, and SIM linkage exercise to July 26. The... read more »

Twitter Ban: SERAP Sues FG, Lai Mohammed Over Directive...

Twitter Ban: SERAP Sues FG, Lai Mohammed Over Directive to Broadcasters

Following a directive to all TV and radio stations not to use Twitter, and to delete their accounts, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project,... read more »

Adamu Garba Decries Instagram’s Suspension of his Accou...

Former presidential candidate and owner of malfunctional Cowwe app, Adamu Garba has decried the suspension of his Instagram account on Wednesday. The CEO of... read more »

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Twitter Supension: Lai Mohammed Says 7 Of FG's 10 Requests Have Been Met

Twitter Suspension: Lai Mohammed Says 7 Of FG’s 10 Requests Have Been Met

Nigeria expects to lift its ban on Twitter before the end of the year, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, told Reuters on Thursday, adding that the government was awaiting a response on... read more »

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Lai Mohammed Travels To The US To Meet With Twitter

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has travelled to the US to meet with top executives of popular microblogging site, Twitter. SaharaReporters on Tuesday... read more »

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Lessons to be Learnt from the Recent Attack on IrokoTV

So I just learnt that there was an attack on IrokoTv App in the form of attempts to have it delisted on both Google Playstore and iOS store. This move by some in the North was  in... read more »

Donald Trump Commends Nigeria’s Twitter Ban, Encourages Other Countries to Emulate Same

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Erstwhile President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has lauded Nigeria for banning Twitter, urging more countries to do the same. The Federal Government of Nigeria on Friday last week... read more »