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JUST IN: FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification Deadline Again
JUST IN: FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification...

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... read more »

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

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 Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Patami, thanked Nigerians for their patience and compliance with the directive by FG on the... read more »

Lessons to be Learnt from the Travails of IrokoTV
Lessons to be Learnt from the Recent Att...

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 “retaliation” for the delisting of Adamu Garba’s Crowwe from Google Play Store. Last I checked,... read more »

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

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, SERAP, has filed a lawsuit soliciting for an order from the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the Federal Government and the Minister of... read more »

Adamu Garba Decries Instagram’s Suspensi...

Adamu Garba Decries Instagram’s Suspension of his Account

Former presidential candidate and owner of malfunctional Cowwe app, Adamu Garba has decried the suspension of his Instagram account on Wednesday. The CEO of IPI solutions disclosed this on Wednesday morning on his Facebook handle. Garba posted, “They’ve taken down my Instagram account too. This... read more »

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

Donald Trump Commends Nigeria’s Twitter Ban, Encourages Other Cou...

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 »

El-Rufai Boasts of Nigeria’s Twitter Ban in a Tweet

El-Rufai Boasts of Nigeria’s Twitter Ban in a Tweet

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has praised the country’s suspension of access to Twitter in a tweet posted on Sunday. The governor said that Nigeria has taught the United States lesson in how to deal with big tech tyranny. His tweet was in defilement of an order by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar... read more »

Why FG Suspended Twitter – Presidency

Shoot At Sight Order Still in Force - Buhari

The Presidency has explained that the decision to ban Twitter access in Nigeria temporarily was not just informed by the recent deletion of President Muhammadu... read more »

MTN, Airtel, Glo, Others Implement FG’s Twitter Ban Ord...

 Post Title   Separator   Site Title  MTN, Airtel, Glo, Others Implement FG’s Twitter Ban Order

Telecommunication companies in Nigeria among whom are MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile have commenced blocking user’s access to Twitter, African News Today has... read more »

Twitter Ban: Buhari Govt Has Very Thin Skin for Critici...

 Post Title   Separator   Site Title  Buhari Govt Has Very Thin Skin for Criticism, Ozekhome Says as he Reacts to Twitter Ban

Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has said he was not shocked by the decision of the Federal Government to suspend access to Twitter, saying the... read more »

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MTN snubs Banks, links 77 Million Subscribers to Fintech Platforms

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MTN customers in Nigeria now have alternative electronic payment platforms to recharge their phones as the mobile network operator on Saturday announced that customers can recharge airtime through... read more »