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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey tweets Photo of Nigerian Flag at exactly 12am on June 12
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey tweets Photo of Nigerian Flag at exactly 12am on June 12

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey has tweeted a photo of the Nigerian flag on his official Twitter handle. The photo was shared at exactly 12am (Nigerian time) on June 12, which is now being celebrated in Nigeria as "Democracy Day". It is also coming ahead of planned nationwide protest which has been trending on the social media platform in different countries with the hashtag #June12Protest. See the tweet below.....
Aisha Buhari’s  Twitter Handle Deactivated
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Aisha Buhari’s Twitter Handle Deactivated

The Twitter handle of Nigeria's First lady, Aisha Buhari, has been deactivated. This comes hours after the Buhari-led government announced the suspension of the micro-blogging site's operations in the country. A search on Twitter for her handle shows it has been deactivated. See a screenshot below Meanwhile President Buhari's Twitter handle is still active.
Nigerians attack chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai, for going to play golf despite worsening insecurity
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Nigerians attack chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai, for going to play golf despite worsening insecurity

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has been attacked online by Nigerians for attending a Golfing program on Saturday, December 5, despite the worsening insecurity across the country.   Journalist, Oyewale Olalekan Adebare , shared the photo of the Army Chief on his Twitter handle and shared his dissatisfaction ''Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff Buratai tees off today in Abuja. Out there in the North East, Boko Haram is unleashing terror, while bandits are holding the North West & Central to ransom. In April, Buratai said he won’t return to Abuja unless BH is defeated.''Jafaar tweeted     Other Nigerians also expressed their displeasure. See their tweets below  
People now lay curses on me in Mosques – activists, Aisha Yesufu
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People now lay curses on me in Mosques – activists, Aisha Yesufu

Activist, Aisha Yesufu, says it has come to her knowledge that people now finish their prayers in their mosques and then proceed to lay curses on her.   Aisha revealed this on her Twitter handle on Friday morning, October 30. ''Heard I am being cursed in mosques! People finish praying and take time out to curse me in their prayers I have asked they should please let me know how many of these curses they rained on me when I was making same demands during GEJ! We are all already cursed in Nigeria''she tweeted   Aisha gave momentum to the End SARS protest when it started on October 8.
”Na soldiers kill people for Lekki”- Dino Melaye sings in new music video
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”Na soldiers kill people for Lekki”- Dino Melaye sings in new music video

Dino Melaye has released yet another music video.   In the video shared on his Twitter handle this morning, the politician dressed in military fatigues, insisted that the military killed the End SARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate on Tuesday, October 20.   Watch the video below   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Oct 24, 2020 at 1:40am PDT
Davido Confirms Role in Eddie Murphie’s Sequel, Coming 2 America Via His Twitter Handle
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Davido Confirms Role in Eddie Murphie’s Sequel, Coming 2 America Via His Twitter Handle

Nigerian Afrobeat singer Davido has been listed as part of the cast in Eddie Murphie's sequel, Coming 2 America. Coming 2 America is an upcoming American comedy film, the second installment in the Coming to America film serie. It serves as a sequel to the original film of 1988 which has remained a worldwide success. The film stars Eddie Murphy as an African Price who went to America in search of true love and self discovery. The cast list also show Rick Ross and Michael Blackson as new entrants into the comdey flick. This is another great move for the 30 billion crooner.
Why I’m Yet To Marry — Singer Waje
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Why I’m Yet To Marry — Singer Waje

Notable Nigerian singer and songwriter, Waje reveals why she is yet to get married. Taking to her twitter handle, The curvaceous singer said a man cut off the “husband” tree befor she could reach it. “Any new gist?” she tweeted. “@OfficialWaje Why u nova Marriage?” a follower asked. “Before I reach the tree wey dem Dey pluck husband one guy just cut am down. So na famine we dey so” Waje replied. Before I reach the tree wey dem Dey pluck husband one guy just cut am down. So na famine we dey so https://t.co/mqfIjwGIyX — WAJE (@OfficialWaje) July 11, 2020
British Flairjet to pay N1m penalty for airport violation, says Minister
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British Flairjet to pay N1m penalty for airport violation, says Minister

FlairJet, a British private charter company, which is also an affiliate of Flexjet, is to pay one million naira for violating COVID-19 airport directives in Nigeria. The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, made the disclosure on Sunday via his verified twitter handle. “Flairjet were found to violate our civil aviation regulations IS 1.3.3(a) Table 2(IV) 7(a) and IS 1.3.3 (a) Table 2 (VIII) (4). “The maximum penalty for each is N500, 000. “ We caused them to pay and reported their callous misdemeanour to UK CAA, MFA and the UK High Commission,” the minister said. Recall that the company was recently authorised to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights. The Federal Government had earlier banned commercial flights from operating into Nig...
‘Stop Sugar-Coating Your Success Story To People’ – Yvonne Nelson Warns
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‘Stop Sugar-Coating Your Success Story To People’ – Yvonne Nelson Warns

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Nelson has advised people who intend to inspire others with their success stories to say it all without sugar-coating it. Speaking via her official Twitter handle, she asked them to stop making it look so easy. She further charged them to narrate all they did to get to the top without holding anything back. She wrote: “If you wanna inspire with your SUCCESS STORY, say it all, the BACKSTORY, the craziness…dont make it look easy when it wasnt, dont sugar coat it! Stop lying to people.its not MAGIC.” https://twitter.com/yvonnenelsongh/status/1264135442666004481?s=19
Omotola Announces She Is Back To Music
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Omotola Announces She Is Back To Music

Delectable Nollywood actress, Omotola Jolade Ekeinde has announced that she is back to doing music for the second time. The screen diva made this known via a tweet she sent out on her official Twitter handle on Saturday, 23rd March. The talented actress  recently celebrated 25 years anniversary in the entertainment industry. She wrote: Yasss! I’m back! I feel so Alive ! ?? ~~~<<~~~~~>>~~~~~<>~~~~~~ When I told you Post Covid I’m doing ALL I’ve wanted to do some thought I was just motivating! I’m back to My Music! And this second time around No… https://t.co/p5RBnE2XKo YASSS! I’M BACK! I FEEL SO ALIVE ! ?? ~~~<<~~~~~>>~~~~~<>~~~~~~ WHEN I TOLD YOU POST COVID I’M DOING ALL I’VE WANTED TO DO SOME THOUGHT I WAS JUST MOTIVATING! I’M BACK TO...
Singer, Naira Marley Urges Fans To Be Patient
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Singer, Naira Marley Urges Fans To Be Patient

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Azeez Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley urges his fans and followers to be patient as what is your can never be taken away from you. Taking to his twitter handle, He revealed Be patient for what was written for you was written by the greatest of writers. He wrote Be patient for what was written for you was written by the greatest of writers. Be patient for what was written for you was written by the greatest of writers. — nairamarley (@officialnairam1) May 9, 2020
Social Media Now Deadlier Than Gun, Knife – Yomi Fabiyi Says
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Social Media Now Deadlier Than Gun, Knife – Yomi Fabiyi Says

Notable actor, director and producer, Yomi Fabiyi says social media is now deadly more than a gun. Taking to his twitter handle, people use fake accounts or proxies to hurt your brand, reputation & image with lies, half-information + blackmail. SM now deadlier than gun, knife etc She wrote Social Media is such a LETHAL WEAPON that allows the closest person to you come friendly, all smiles with real account & simultaneously use fake accounts or proxies to hurt your brand, reputation & image with lies, half-information + blackmail. SM now deadlier than gun, knife etc Social Media is such a LETHAL WEAPON that allows the closest person to you come friendly, all smiles with real account & simultaneously use fake accounts or proxies to hurt your brand, reputation &...
Don’t Be Pressured, Great Things Take Time – Patoranking Says
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Don’t Be Pressured, Great Things Take Time – Patoranking Says

Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patoranking revealed don’t be in a rush to gain success Taking to his twitter handle, the Alubarika crooner says don’t be pressured because great things takes time. “Don’t be Pressured…Great things take time. Selah”, Patoranking tweeted. Don’t be Pressured...Great things takes time ✌?Selah. — PATORANKING (@patorankingfire) May 1, 2020
Covid-19: To Lift Restrictions Without Vaccine Disastrous: Shehu Sani
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Covid-19: To Lift Restrictions Without Vaccine Disastrous: Shehu Sani

Former Kano central senator, Shehu Sanni has thrown his back behind the continuous lockdown of the country over the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to the former lawmaker, continuous shutting down until there is a vaccine is the road to life while lifting the ban without a vaccine can lead to disaster. He made this known in a statement on his official Twitter handle on Sunday, 12th April. “To lockdown until there’s a Vaccine is the Road to life, to lift restrictions without a vaccine is the crescent to disaster.#COVIDー19 #coronavirus: To lockdown until there’s a Vaccine is the Road to life,to lift restrictions without a vaccine is the crescent to disaster.#COVIDー19 #coronavirus — Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) April 12, 2020
The President acted outside his powers- Dino Melaye reacts to presidential order for a lockdown in Ogun, Lagos and FCT
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The President acted outside his powers- Dino Melaye reacts to presidential order for a lockdown in Ogun, Lagos and FCT

Senator Dino Melaye has kicked against the lockdown order President Buhari issued on Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state.   The president on Sunday March 29, announced a lockdown in these states as part of efforts to stop the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria.   Reacting to the new directive, Dino stated that President Buhari lacks the power to call for the restriction of movement without the express approval of the National Assembly.   He shared his thoughts via his Twitter handle. Read below  
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Davido Changes His Twitter Name

The DMW boss, Davido has just change the name on his twitter handle from iam_davido to just DAVIDO. He recent just tweeted this and his fans had a lot to say.
Nigerian Government changes name of twitter handle
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Nigerian Government changes name of twitter handle

The Nigerian Government today, Thursday, 15th of August, changed the name of its twitter handle. The name was changed from @AsoRock to @NigeriaGov. Disclosing the reason for this, the Government tweeted\; “NOTIFICATION: Twitter Handle Change | From @AsoRock to @NigeriaGov, to more accurately reflect the fact that this handle represents, and exists on behalf of, the Federal Government of Nigeria.”
Dbanj’s Missing Gold Chain Found
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Dbanj’s Missing Gold Chain Found

Popular Nigerian musician and koko master, Oladapo Oyebanji, a.k.a. Dbanj’s gold neck chain worth millions of naira, Sunday, went missing while he was on a flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos. This was later reportedly found by the management of the airline the boarded and returned to him. The artist made this revelation via his twitter handle.
Fani-Kayode Reacts To Pastor Kumuyi’s Comment On President Buhari
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Fani-Kayode Reacts To Pastor Kumuyi’s Comment On President Buhari

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the call made by Clergyman and founder of the Deeper Christian Life Church, Pastor Williams Kumuyi, for Christians to desist from attacking President Buhari either through speaking, news paper publications or any other means. The clergyman while preaching in his Church in Gbagada, Lagos state yesterday Sunday, June 2nd, said it is ungodly to speak or attack constituted authority. According to him, God expects Christians to submit to their leaders. Read here. Taking to his Twitter handle to react to Kumuyi’s call, FFK wrote “Don’t attack Buhari“- Kumuyi. God deliver us from shepherds that slaughter the sheep,that defend the cruel,that support injustice,that love the wicked,that serve the tyrant,that despise the weak,that...
What Omawunmi Told A Fan Who Said She’s One of the Music Legends In Nigeria
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What Omawunmi Told A Fan Who Said She’s One of the Music Legends In Nigeria

Nigerian singer-songwriter and actress Omawumi Megbele better known by her stage name Omawumi have come out to tell a fan who says she is legendary that she would rather love to be addressed as a ”talented singer.” According to the ”Adebisi Konga” crooner who replied the fan via her official Twitter handle, she said she would prefer talented because she still wants to ”blow.” What the fan said: “Omawumi is one of the legends on music in Nigeria” True or Not? Omawunmi’s response: I’ll settle for talented o! Legend all yonder … I still wan blow abeg Guys Do You Think Omawumi Should Be Regarded As Legend?
BRT Bus Goes Up In Flames On 3rd Mainland Bridge Lagos
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BRT Bus Goes Up In Flames On 3rd Mainland Bridge Lagos

A bus belonging to the Bus Rapid Transport scheme in Lagos State has been razed by fire on the Third Mainland Bridge. According to the Twitter handle of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the fire started around 9:30 a.m. shortly after the Adeniji Adele section of the road, inward Iyana Oworo. As of the time of filing this report, the fire had been put out by men from the Lagos State Fire Service.
Nigerians to experience major ‘darkness’ as national grid collapses again
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Nigerians to experience major ‘darkness’ as national grid collapses again

Once again, Nigerians are groaning in darkness after the national electricity grid suffered a major failure on Wednesday, seizing power supply to homes across the country.   The collapse has seen Nigeria’s electricity output dwindle to a meagre 230 megawatts or less as against the 4,032 megawatts national average that was generated a day before on May 7.   At least two power generation engineers who spoke with Premium Times said the faults were still being traced as of Thursday afternoon, and power situation might not return to normal for another 72 hours.   The National Control Centre acknowledged the crisis to electricity distributors on Wednesday evening, promising to get the system back on within a few hours. The centre did not say what triggered the co...
UAE Denies Stopping Issuance Of 3 Months Visa To Nigerians.
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UAE Denies Stopping Issuance Of 3 Months Visa To Nigerians.

The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Nigeria has denied suspending or stopping the issuance of three months visa to Nigerians travelling to the country as a result of a robbery allegedly involving five Nigerians in Dubai. File: Visa CARDS The embassy in its Twitter handle @UAEEmbassyNGR said: “In the light of the press report published this morning (Thursday 4/4/2019) alleging that the United Arab Emirates has suspended issuing tourist Visa to Nigerian nationals, the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Abuja would like to announce these news are inaccurate and stresses the importance of sourcing news from its official channel”. Meanwhile, the mission told newsmen in Abuja on Friday that “there were no changes in the visa policy at all”.the embassy said: “In light of the press reports pub...
President Buhari Acknowledges Nigerians’ End SARS Outrage
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President Buhari Acknowledges Nigerians’ End SARS Outrage

In recent days, a lot of Nigerians took to social media to join voices in the ‘End SARS‘ media campaign. The campaign got more serious after an innocent Nigerian – Mr. Kolade Johnson – was mistakenly shot dead by a SARS official on Sunday where he went to watch a football match. Unlike before, the President of the country responded to the campaign using his official Twitter handle. He is of the opinion that the government will not tolerate brutalization of Nigerian citizens or the violation of their rights in any way. In recent days, a lot of Nigerians took to social media to join voices in the ‘End SARS‘ media campaign. The campaign got more serious after an innocent Nigerian – Mr. Kolade Johnson – was mistakenly shot dead by a SARS official on Sunday where he went to watch a ...
Atiku Abubakar Arrives Nigeria from U.S
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Atiku Abubakar Arrives Nigeria from U.S

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has arrived Nigeria from the United States. Atiku had visited the US for a town hall meeting and to also engage officials of that country in talks. The visit is also seen in some quarters as a step to absolve himself from allegations of corruption involving him in that country. The return of the former vice president popularly known as Atiku was announced by his media aide, Paul Ibe. “The Eagle @atiku has landed from his U.S trip.” Mr Ibe posted on his Twitter handle. Already, the federal government has advised the PDP flag-bearer to warm up to answer to a fresh allegation of corruption against him. He is accused of benefiting from slush funds that pulled down Bank PHB, now known as Keystone Bank. ...
”It Never Pays To Sell Your Soul To The Devil” – FFK Shades Omisore
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”It Never Pays To Sell Your Soul To The Devil” – FFK Shades Omisore

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, took to his twitter handle to shade SDP governorship candidate in last month's Osun state governorship election, Iyiola Omisore, his former cousin. Omisore pulled out last minute from an agreement with PDP to work with the APC to ensure the ruling party wins the governorship election. FFK took to his twitter handle some hours ago to mock Omisore. The second image is an old tweet where FFK referred to Omisore as his cousin last month.
Atiku Media Organization Accuses APC Of Planning Protest To Return Atiku To America
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Atiku Media Organization Accuses APC Of Planning Protest To Return Atiku To America

The Atiku Media Organization has raised an alarm that the APC through it's media group know as Buhari media organization (BMC) is planning a protest in the 36 state of the federation and also the US Embassy. This was revealed via the groups Twitter handle known as @TeamAtikulate on Tuesday. Coordinator of the Atiku Media Organization Laurel Chinedu revealed this saying that paid members of the Buhari Media Organization are planning to stage a protest in all states of the federation including the US Embassy with the theme #AtikutraveltoAmerica. He went further to call such planned action as childish stating that His Excellency Atiku Abubakar has witnessed three administration since leaving his post as vice President and yet none of these administration has deemed it fit to char...
No evidence of plastic rice in Nigeria- Minister
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No evidence of plastic rice in Nigeria- Minister

Following the uncovering and seizure of several bags of the much dreaded plastic rice by the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service, (NCS), yesterday, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, Thursday, disclosed that Preliminary test results reveal there is no evidence backing claims that there were plastic rice in Lagos. Recall that the Customs Area Comptroller (CAC), Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’, Ikeja; Comptroller Haruna Mamudu said the unit seized no fewer than 102 bags of the plastic rice at a warehouse in Ikeja, Lagos. Mamudu said, bags of plastic which has been packaged for sale during the yuletide were to be evacuated before operatives of the swooped on the managers of the warehouse. According to Mamudu, the imported rice, which was branded as...
President Buhari Mourns With Victims Of Akwa Ibom Church Collapse
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President Buhari Mourns With Victims Of Akwa Ibom Church Collapse

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the people of Akwa Ibom over the tragic collapse of a church in the state on Saturday, the 10th day of December, 2016. In a statement released via his Twitter handle, @MBuhari, the President said he spoke with the governor of the state, Emmanuel Udom. He wrote, “This evening I spoke with Gov @MrUdomEmmanuel to commiserate with him on the tragic collapse of the Reigners Bible Church building in Uyo. “I asked the Governor to convey to the people of Akwa Ibom the deep sorrow felt by me, and by the entire country, over this tragedy. “I pray that the souls of the deceased will rest in peace, and that the injured will experience quick recovery. “Any tragedy that affects any part of Nigeria affects all of us. Our thoughts and prayers contin...

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