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Twitter yet to register in Nigeria despite lifting of ban

THE Federal Government announced on Thursday that it had lifted the ban on Twitter, but an investigation has shown that the social media app...

Despite multiple assurances, Nigerian government fails to unban Twitter 140 days after

NIGERIANS appear to be waiting endlessly for President Muhammadu Buhari to unban Twitter, 140 days after he suspended its operations indefinitely in the country. The Federal...

FG should channel energy spent on regulating social media to doing its job –Gbenga Sesan

EXECUTIVE Director of Paradigm Initiative Gbenga Sesan has urged the Nigerian government to channel the energy directed at social media regulation to carrying out...

Nigerian govt to lift Twitter ban as company agrees on country office

THE Federal Government of Nigeria has said the ban on microblogging platform, Twitter, would be lifted in a matter of days as both parties...

Reps uphold Twitter suspension, say freedom of speech not absolute

THE House of Representatives has upheld the suspension of the microblogging site, Twitter, in Nigeria, by the Federal Government. During the plenary on Thursday, the...

Two weeks after Twitter ban, Buhari loses 8,000 followers, aides Bashir and Ogunlesi gain

TWO weeks after Twitter suspension in Nigeria, President Muhammadu’s followership has dropped, while those of his aides have seen some increase. On June 4, the...

#ENDSARS protest, a natural response to state failure -Effiong

HUMAN rights lawyer Inibehe Effiong has described the #ENDSARS movement and its resulting losses as products of failure of the Nigerian government to hold...

Nigerians hold protests despite security agencies’ intimidations

NIGERIANS took to the streets on Saturday, June 12, to protest against bad governance, corruption and the rising spate of insecurity in the country. The...

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Drug importation: Court adjourns trial against 7 Indians, others till Jan 21

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has adjourned till tomorrow, January 21, hearing in a case the Nigerian...

Future Today Institute launches survey on journalism’s future

THE Future Today Institute (FTI) invites journalists worldwide to its Global Survey on the Future of Journalism. The survey will help...

Missing arms not peculiar to Police alone -Wase

DEPUTY Speaker of the House Of Representatives Idris Wase said the issue of missing arms might not be limited...

Abdulsalami warns against fuel price hike as NEC proposes N302 per litre

AMID concerns that the Nigerian government is considering a National Economic Council (NEC) committee report that recommended hiking the...

How Sanwo-Olu purchased trains abandoned by US state

THE Lagos State government has received commendation for signing a deal with Talgo, a US-based Spanish company, for the...
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