The recent announcement by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) that it is set to recover N1.8trillion in outstanding taxes from South African pay- TV company, Multichoice, owners of DSTV, may deter foreign companies from setting up shop in Nigeria, according to a report by Reuters. Citing how Nigeria failed […]

The arrest of Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Igboho in Benin has been confirmed by leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua (IOO), Professor Emeritus Banji Akintoye. He made the confirmation to TheNation. Recall that we reported that Igboho was arrested at an airport in Cotonou […]

Nigerian politician, Ned Nwoko has said he’s in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ban on Twitter. “On the current issue with twitter, I wholeheartedly support the position of the federal government,” he said. According to BluePrint Newspaper, Nwoko who spoke as guest speaker on Saturday at June 12 lecture organised […]

Undeterred by the Federal Government’s ban of Twitter operations in Nigeria, Nigerians logged on to the microblogging site in large numbers on Saturday to lambast the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN). The ban took effect […]

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says the decision of the Federal Government to suspend Twitter shows that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has suspended Chapter IV of the 1999 Constitution. Falana said this during a chat with The PUNCH shortly after the Federal Government announced that […]

A former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has sent a message to Twitter after the federal government announced suspension of the micro-blogging site in Nigeria. FG had today announced the suspension following Twitter’s decision to delete a genocidal tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari. Reacting, Reno wrote on Twitter: The suspension of […]