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13 Apr
On Monday, Jack Dorsey, Twitter's founder, announced that Twitter headquarters in Africa has been built in Ghana. Dorsey’s tweet announcing news of the hires on Monday said: “Twitter is now present on the continent.” Ghana’s support for free speech and online freedoms made it the company’s choice for its first African location, Twitter said. Ghana’s…
17 Feb
Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the news of Obinwanne Okeke popularly known as Invictus Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree, who has been sentenced to a 10-year jail term for computer and wire fraud by an American court. He was found guilty of causing approximately…
20 Feb 2020
In the early months of this year, a virus broke out, leading to the death of so many people. This virus is popularly known as Coronavirus and has been named as COVID-19 by World Health Virus. However, there seems to be a breakthrough as it has been announced recently that Chloroquine Phosphate is the new…
23 Nov 2019
Earlier today, the hashtag trending on twitter was #saynotosocialmediabill#. The bill, ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019’ was introduced on Tuesday, November 5 and according to the sponsor of the legislation, it will curb fake news on the internet. However, Nigerians are not ready to have this bill and there have been different…

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Ogun State High Court has convicted and fined an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Idowu Olumuyiwa Olamide, for certificate forgery. The convict was charged before Justice A. A. Akinyemi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for using a forged National Diploma Certificate to secure…
23 mins ago
Some landlords in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area in Ikorodu, Lagos State, have again appealed to the state government to urgently pay them compensation, four years after their houses were demolished for road project. Mr Ashela Adeboye, a representative of house owners affected by the demolition, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that they were…
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The US is prepared to start vaccinating children aged five to 11 against Covid-19 starting next month, a move that will make 28 million more Americans eligible for shots, the White House said Wednesday. President Joe Biden's administration said it had already set aside enough supply and partnered with 25,000 sites nationwide -- including doctors'…
1 hour ago
*Demands apology from AI, CNN for "misinforming public One year after the alleged massacre of Nigerian youths at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State, the Nigeria Government said it was nothing but a "Phantom Massacre." Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who spoke on the first anniversary of #EndSARS protests that almost shut…
1 hour ago
An Uber driver, Adedotun was beaten, brutalized, pepper-sprayed and forcefully dragged into a black maria by operatives of the Nigerian Police Force during the #ENDSARS memorial which took place at the Lekki tollgate today. While addressing pressmen, Adedotun said he was in his car when he heard people shouting. He decided to run for cover…