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Nigeria needs Twitter – Senate President, Lawan

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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said Nigeria needs Twitter just as it needs the country.

Lawan stated this on Friday during a news briefing in Abuja, to mark his administration’s second year in office

He said the Senate was convinced that the Federal Government and Twitter would eventually resolve their difference.

Lawan said, “The Honorable Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has informed Nigerians that the government is talking with Twitter to resolve this matter.

“Our belief is that Nigeria needs Twitter just as much as Twitter needs Nigeria.

“We believe that the matter between Twitter and the Federal Government of Nigeria will be resolved.

“But beyond that, I’m an optimist, I believe all of us will have learnt our lessons,” he said

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Buhari sacks NBC boss, appoints Ilelah as new Director-General

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President Muhammadu Buhari has removed Armstrong Idachaba as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

Veteran broadcaster, Balarabe Ilelah, has been appointed in his stead.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, confirmed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.

He said Ilelah’s appointment was for five years tenure in the first instance.

The statement was signed and made available to newsmen by Mr Segun Adeyemi, the Special Assistant to the President (Media), Office of the Minister of Information and Culture.

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Friends mourn late Gospel artiste Ebenezer Ayeni who died after being rejected by two hospitals

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30 year old Gospel music producer, Ebenezer Ayeni, who died after being shot by armed robbers who invaded his residence before dawn on Thursday is presently being mourned on social media.

According to reports, Ebenezer Ayeni was rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, and another private hospital but both medical centres refused to treat him without a police report, leaving him to die.

Photos of the victim in the pool of his blood have since flooded the social media.

Friends of the deceased have taken to Facebook to mourn their beloved associate while also condemning the whole system that requires police report to treat a gunshot victim.

A Facebook user, Mc ShayorComedian, wrote, “Ebenezer Ayeni was shot in his residence during...

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How Denrele Edun’s mum caught him pants down with a girl

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Popular Nigerian entertainer, Denrele Edun, via his Instagram page has recounted the time his mother caught him pants down with his then-girlfriend.

Sharing one of his throw back pictures, he wrote, “1999. I was 18. When it comes to my list of sex nightmares, my mum walking in on me probably tops d list! I was dating one of the hottest girls in my hood (Ebute Metta) then, but my Mum was unimpressed! She just couldn’t stand the sight of the girl but I didn’t give a flying f**k! I was 18 and damn well was gonna enjoy adolescence.

“One fateful Tuesday (after so much strategic planning), I had arranged for this chic to meet me up at d house. 6:30 PM sharp! My Dad and younger sisters would have gone to choir practice;...

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