Monday, 11th December 2023


12 Oct
Elon Musk's social media platform X has defended itself against claims from the European Union that it is failing to tackle disinformation around the violence in Israel and Gaza.
6 Oct
Nigerian singer Burna Boy has said that he doesn't like Twitter users, calling them "mad.” In a recent interview, Burna Boy said, "I don't like people on Twitter, I used to think that it was just Nigerians on Twitter that were just mad then I went to Kenya and saw that it was the same…
24 Sep
It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
9 Sep
Elon Musk's X Corp.on Friday sued the state of California over a law requiring social media companies to publicly post their policies regarding hate speech, disinformation, harassment and extremism.
5 Sep
Elon Musk, the owner of social media platform X, formerly Twitter, said the site is considering suing the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) over accusations of anti-Semitism, which he blames for falling revenue.
31 Aug
The social media platform X will begin offering video and audio calling, owner Elon Musk announced on Thursday, a step towards turning the former Twitter into an "everything app."
18 Aug
Elon Musk was in Japan on Friday, prompting social media speculation on the purpose of his first known trip to the country in nine years.
16 Aug
Social media app TweetDeck began going behind a paywall on Tuesday, with users of platform X, formerly known as Twitter, being diverted to a paid-subscription sign-up page when they tried to access it.
3 Aug
AFP news agency launched a copyright case in France on Wednesday against social media giant Twitter, recently rebranded X, part of a global struggle to get tech firms to pay for news.
16 Jul
Twitter owner Elon Musk said Saturday that the social media platform he bought for $44 billion last October has lost roughly half of its advertising revenue.
10 Jul
The Threads app launched by Instagram as a rival to Twitter has signed up more than 100 million users in less than five days, data tracking websites said on Monday, smashing the record of AI tool ChatGPT for fastest-growing consumer app.
9 Jul
In the era of social media dominance, where the scroll of a thumb can make or break a brand, influencer marketing has become the talk of the digital town. The days of traditional advertisements featuring celebrity endorsements are long gone. Welcome to the age of influencers — individuals who hold the power to sway consumer…


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President Bola Tinubu has reneged on one of the legal and moral demands on public office holders to declare their assets upon the assumption of office, for transparency purposes.
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Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met yesterday in Abuja for talks about the region’s deepening crisis, after four countries fell under military rule and with risks growing from Sahel jihadist conflicts.
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The Centre for the Promotion of Private Enterprise (CPPE) has warned that an increase of the customs duty exchange rate from N783 to N952/$ would worsen the already-high inflation rate and increase the cost of production.
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The emergence of factional Speakers to carry out legislative business in Rivers State House of Assembly, including review of Appropriation Bill, signposts a state in disarray and governance on the edge
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The nation has lost over 15 foreign businesses in the last three years to unfavourable environment, according to data from the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA).
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FMDQ Spot and Derivatives markets recorded a turnover of $557.8 million, representing a decrease of 6.63 per cent ($39.60 million) for the week ending on December 8 compared to $597.4 million achieved in the previous week.
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The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) is worried that poor finances are affecting national sports federations’ preparations for next year’s African Games and Paris 2024 Olympics.
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Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, on Sunday, said Nigeria and the West African sub-region had a lot to benefit from the Dangote Refinery as it officially commenced production.
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Close to $7 trillion is invested across the globe yearly to check negative impact on nature, the latest State of Finance for Nature report released yesterday at COP28 by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners showed.
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These are not the best of times for property developers and prospective homeowners as financial institutions, especially commercial and mortgage banks are rejecting property documents for loan transactions.