Yomi Fabiyi, Nollywood actor, describes his suspension by Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association (TAMPAN) as inappropriate. TAMPAN had earlier announced the indefinite suspension of Fabiyi for gross professional misconducts & unethical practices. TAMPAN had summoned Fabiyi over his recently released film, ‘Oko Iyabo’, a film that entails his […]

Members of the House of Representatives have rejected through a vote the decision to lift Twitter suspension in Nigeria. The rejection came on Thursday while the House was considering the report of its Committee on the issue, according to a report by DailyPost. Recall that the Federal Government of Nigeria […]

According to The PUNCH, authorities of the University of Lagos are considering the suspension of one of its students, Chidinma Ojukwu, who allegedly stabbed the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, to death. Sources in the university’s Senate, on Friday, said that the student’s action was contrary to […]

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has slammed the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union and other countries that criticised the suspension of social media giant, Twitter. Mohammed, who described the foreign countries as hypocrites, said their views were purely based on economic reasons and not […]

Mary Leonard, Ambassador of the United States of America to Nigeria, on Monday, confirmed that Nigeria is in discussion with Twitter over suspension of its operations in Nigeria. Leonard said this during a closed-door meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, ambassadors and representatives of the United […]

No sir! This should not be the response from the president of a nation with a vibrant youthful population for whom #Twitter is part of their daily lives and a source of their income and livelihood. This must be reviewed. Abubakar Bukola Saraki CON Naija Govt sha. Using Twitter platform […]

Heard the news of Buhari’s ban on Twitter an hour or so after sending off TO SHOCK AND AWE to the print media. Kindly add my total lack of surprise at this petulant gesture, unbecoming of a democratically elected president. If Buhari has a problem with Twitter, he is advised […]

SERAP threatens to drag Buhari govt to court for suspending Twitter in NigeriaPublished on June 4, 2021By Seun Opejobi The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has threatened to drag the federal government court over the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria. The body stated that Nigerians have the right […]

Amnesty International (AI) has described the suspension of Twitter by the federal government as “unlawful”. The non-governmental organisation condemned the development and called for an immediate reversal. REVERSE UNLAWFUL TWITTER SUSPENSION —Amnesty International condemns the Nigerian government’s suspension of Twitter in Nigeria — a social media widely used by Nigerians […]