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 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 »

Earphones Are Designed By Devil To Block Your Way Forward In Life - Oyedepo
Earphones Are Designed By Devil To Block...

Earphones Are Designed By Devil To Block Your Way Forward In Life – O...

The general overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide (a.k.a. Winners’ Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo has spoken against the usage of earphones and phones during church service, saying that it is a tool the devil created to block people from hearing God’s word, IgbereTV reports. During a... read more »

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

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 three final requests made of the social media platform. Mohammed said the government had reached agreements on... read more »

Twitter Supension: Lai Mohammed Says 7 Of FG's 10 Requests Have Been Met
Lai Mohammed Travels To The US To Meet W...

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 exclusively obtained a video showing the minister and Olusegun Adeyemi, Special Assistant to the President... read more »

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 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... read more »

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

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... read more »

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... read more »

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

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

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... 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... read more »