Sensational singer, Tiwa Savage has reacted to the ban place on micro-blogging site, Twitter by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
KFN recalls that the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension of the social blogging site on Friday, 4th of June, 2021 after President Buhari’s controversial tweet was deleted by the management of Twitter on Wednesday.
According to the mother of one, Nigeria has many problems and Twitter is not one of them.
Taking to her Instastory on Instagram to say this, Tiwa wrote;
“Killings in IMO, Kidnapping of more girls… Twitter is not our problem ooo”
Reacting to this;
@stephany_olayy wrote “But Twitter is just the beginning of other things they will silence us with”
@preownedbridal wrote “Misplaced priorities by the govt”
@nene_george wrote “We have so many problems but Twitter just added to it coz they’re trying to shut us up. Social media is a very powerful tools.”
@tybee wrote “It’s not even on the list of problems in Nigeria”
The President of the United States of America, Joe Biden through US mission in Nigeria has reacted to the Federal Government’s suspension of the operations of the micro blogging and social networking service, Twitter.
In a statement on Saturday, June 5, the mission said the suspension is at variance with the 1999 Constitution which guarantees freedom of expression.
“Nigeria’s constitution provides for freedom of expression. The government’s recent #Twitterban undermines Nigeria’s ability to exercise this fundamental freedom and sends a poor message to its citizens, investors and businesses.
Banning social media and curbing every citizen’s ability to seek, receive and impart information undermines fundamental freedoms. As President Biden has stated, our need for individual expression, open public conversation and accountability has never been greater....
Actress Queeneth Hilbert has been suspended indefinitely from the Actors Guild of Nigeria and her services withdrawn from all movie sets for professional misconduct.
According to the letter obtained by Kemi Filani News signed by the National President, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, Queenth's suspension was based on preliminary investigations conducted on several petitions received from producers and marketers which borders on her gross professional misconduct.
Part of the suspension letter reads “Following our preliminary investigations into series of petitions received from producers/marketers which borders on your gross professional misconduct, this letter constitutes official notice of your indefinite suspension from the Actors Guild of Nigeria and film productions in accordance to our constitutional provision”
Some of her professional misconduct include, breach of contract, abandoning of film sets without permission,...
Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, has vowed there will be no elections come 2023.
Igboho made this declaration on Saturday in Ekiti state, where he stormed the rally for the creation of Oduduwa Republic.
He was received by thousands of residents and agitators in Ado Ekiti.
“We must stand up for our freedom because we have suffered enough in the hands of Fulani. We are Yoruba people and we must not be slaves in our own land.
“Enough is enough for the Fulani colonisation in our land. We have all the natural resources but it is the Fulani people that is controlling it.
"It is enough. We have a lot of our youths that are graduate...