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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...

Twitter ban undermines fight against corruption – Stakeholders

STAKEHOLDERS at the Radio Town Hall Meeting on Whistleblowing and Whistleblower Protection have called for the restoration of Twitter operations in Nigeria. The stakeholders said...

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Pandora Papers: This Nigerian judge secretly owns London property with undeclared offshore company

By Adebayo HASSAN For decades, Justice Stella Ogene interpreted the law and jailed offenders. But she also secretly broke the...

Ten things Nigerians should know about Colin Powell

  THE death of America's General Colin Powell is no more news, but here are 10 things Nigerians should know about...

SEC calls for prioritisation of investors’ interests in capital market transactions

THE Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged credit rating agencies (CRAs) to prioritise investors’ protection in capital market...

Buhari wants journalists to report ‘declining insecurity’ amid rising killings in Nigeria

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has charged journalists and media houses to report declining insecurity despite daily evidence of killings in...

Nigerian awarded €30,000 for racial discrimination in Ireland

A Nigerian residing in Ireland taunted for his looks by a senior colleague has been awarded €30,000 (equivalent to...
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