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Twitter finally banned in Nigeria

The decision of Federal Government to ban the operations of microblogging site, Twitter in Nigeria has taken full effect.  This came up after citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining the nation’s corporate existence as its reason for the action. A directive was, Friday night, given to telecommunication companies in the country to deactivate twitter by 12 midnight- an instruction that has now been fully […]

todayJune 5, 2021 8

National

See Why Twitter Suspends Several Nigerian influencers’ Accounts

In what appears to be a purge, Twitter has suspended the accounts of several influencers in Nigeria. The social media profiles of over fifteen influencers became inaccessible as some twitter users noticed the suspension late Monday. “Twitter suspends accounts which violate the Twitter Rules,” the profile pages of these suspended accounts showed. The suspension might be unconnected to the influencers promoting a controversial trend, which must have violated some of […]

todayApril 6, 2021

Business

BREAKING:Twitter Founder, Jack Dorsey Sells First Tweet For $2.9 Million

Twitter founder, Jack Dorsey, on Monday, sold his first tweet in an auction to a Malaysia-based for $2.9 million. The tweet is in the form of a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) – a kind of unique digital asset that has increased popularity this year. Dorsey sold his first tweet, “just setting up my Twitter,” tweeted on March 21, 2006, to Sina Estavi, the Chief executive of technology firm, Bridge Oracle, on […]

todayMarch 23, 2021 1

Business

Twitter CEO’s First Tweet Draws $2.5m Bid At Auction

Twitter Chief Executive Officer, Jack Dorsey, is auctioning his first ever tweet on a website that sells tweets as non-fungible token. As of Monday, the first tweet had attracted a bid of $2.5m. Dorsey had tweeted “just setting up my twttr”, at 12.50pm on March 21, 2006. The Twitter co-founder had on Friday tweeted a link to the listing on Valuables by Cent, a tweets marketplace. While old offers for […]

todayMarch 9, 2021 1

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