SocialMediaTrends: Momodu’s ‘special appeal’ to EFCC; students’ ‘365 days at home’ lamentations

Nigerian social media users on Tuesday raised some interesting conversations cum debates mostly centered on the state of the nation. Users across platforms called out a few institutions of government and individuals as well, forcing the following trends to make it to the top: EFCC Nigerians called out the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)... Continue Reading →

NIN registration: NIMC gives update on registering with BVN

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said Nigerians must complete their National Identity Number (NIN) registration, even if their Bank Verification Number (BVN) generates NIN. NIMC offered this clarification via its Twitter feed on Tuesday. “If your NIN was generated due to the BVN record harmonization with the National Identity Database, you will not... Continue Reading →

Twitter permanently suspends Trump amid heightened tensions

Twitter has permanently suspended President Donald Trump’s account. The President was accused of using it for sedition. After the US Capitol invasion, Trump seemed to have posted tweets that tactically supported further opposition to the incoming administration. Some rioters are reportedly planning further attacks on state capitol buildings on January 17, three days to the... Continue Reading →

Trump suspended from Facebook, Twitter amid Capitol Hill violence

Twitter and Facebook suspended Donald Trump’s accounts for the first time, finally escalating their crackdown on the president’s social media posts after he encouraged and supported rioters at the US Capitol. Twitter required Mr Trump to delete certain posts after “repeated and severe” violations of its rules on election misinformation, including a video sending love... Continue Reading →

New Year Crossover services: Sam Adeyemi tells Christians what to do

The Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi has weighed into the disagreement between the governments and churches over New Year cross over services. The government had directed churches to obey COVID-19 protocols and curfew during cross over services. However, some churches criticised the government directives. Adeyemi, speaking on the development, urged Christians not... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: Groups seek to join $1bn suit against Twitter

Three groups have indicated interest to be joined in the one billion dollar suit filed by a Nigerian, Adamu Garba, against the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Twitter International Company, Jack Dorsey. Garba filed the suit against Dorsey over his alleged sponsorship of the recent #EndSARS protests in parts of the country. The groups;... Continue Reading →

Shehu Sani lists ways Buhari government can secure schools in North

Shehu Sani, a former Kaduna lawmaker, has outlined ways the Nigerian government can secure schools in the North. Sani, referring to the recent abduction of schoolboys in Kankara, Katsina State, told the government to create a special security unit for schools. The former lawmaker also advised the government to install CCTV, alarm systems in schools... Continue Reading →

Omah Lay, Tems arrive Nigeria as Uganda police drop charges against musicians

The pair of Stanley Omah Didia aka Omah Ley and another musician known as Tems have both arrived Nigeria after they were released by the police in Uganda following their arrest for breaching Covid-19 protocols. The arrival of the musicians was confirmed on Thursday by the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, who took... Continue Reading →

Anger as Abike Dabiri-Erewa claims kidnapped boys are freed, then denies it

Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Thursday claimed that the 333 boys abducted in Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, in northwestern Katsina State, have regained freedom. “The 333 boys captured in katsina have been rescued,” Dabiri-Erewa tweeted Thursday afternoon. Arise News, before deleting the story on its website, reported that the school boys... Continue Reading →

SIM Cards Disconnection: Outrage Over N20 Charges To Confirm NIN Status

Following the directives given to all network operators in the country by the federal government to disconnect every SIM card not synchronized with valid National Identity Number (NIN) by December 30, Nigerians have lamented that they were charged N20 while confirming their NIN status using the USSD code (*346#). The directive to disconnect SIM cards... Continue Reading →

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