The United States of America has told President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind the Twitter ban in Nigeria.
A top American official and senior diplomat, who is the current administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Samantha Power, made this call.
Power, writing on her verified handle on Wednesday, said: “There are nearly 40 million Twitter users in #Nigeria, and the country is home to Africa’s largest tech hub.
“This suspension is nothing more than state-sanctioned denial of free speech and should be reversed immediately. #KeepItOn.”
The Federal Government through the office of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had banned Twitter last week.
It also threatened to prosecute citizens who continue to use the micro-blogging platform.
Nollywood actor Lateef Adedimeji has revealed why he chose to stop explaining himself to people who questioned some things in his life.
In a post shared on Instagram, the actor said people judge others based on their existing biases, and the truth is that in the end, nobody cares.
According to Lateef Adedimeji, he stopped explaining himself when he realised that people only understand from their level of perception.
He wrote: I stopped explaining myself when I realised people only understand from their level of perception. People judge based off of their already existing biases and the truth is , in the end, no one really cares. Be you and stay focused.
Kemifilani News recalls that Lateef Adedimeji recently took to social...
The Federal Government has published a travel advisory to Nigerians over travelling to Brazil, India, Turkey, citing risks from COVID-19.
The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, revealed this during a Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19 vaccination for the North East Zone in Yola, Adamawa State.
The meeting was organised by the PSC in collaboration with National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).
Mustapha, who was represented by Minister of Environment, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed, said Nigeria has the responsibility to safeguard the health of its people and block any chance to spread the COVID-19 in the country.
“Nigerians are strongly advised to avoid nonessential international travelling at this time especially to countries that are showing an increase in...
After being queried by Nigerians online for keeping mum on his death, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has now broken its silence on the death of founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations Prophet TB Joshua.
The association, which has long treated Joshua as an outsider following his unorthodox methods, sent a condolence message to his wife Evelyn Joshua three days after his death.
CAN president Samson Ayokunle, in a terse message, described him as “one of the foremost Nigerian charismatic pastor, televangelist, and philanthropist who devoted his entire lifetime to the propagation of the gospel.”
He said, “The news of the demise of your darling husband, Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, who was until his transition at the age of Fifty-Seven (57) was the leader...