Nigeria’s suspension of our operation is deeply concerning – Twitter

Social media giant, Twitter has responded to the news of suspension issued by the Nigerian government against its operations. According to the company, the ban is “deeply concerning.” “The announcement made by the Nigerian government that they have suspended Twitter’s operations in Nigeria is deeply concerning. We’re investigating and will provide updates when we know […]

Nigeria reportedly suspends Twitter after President Buhari’s tweet was deleted

A credible local media outlet, The Punch has reported that Nigerian federal government has taken measures to stop Twitter from operating in Africa’s largest economy. “The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria,” the Punch said. “This was announced on Friday by the Minister of Information […]

Chaos in Pan-African Parliament over presidential election

The recent session of the Pan-African parliamentary meeting held in Johannesburg-South Africa was met with some misunderstanding. According to information from series of reports on the issue, the brawl occurred as a result of a disagreement over the selection process of the body’s current president. Since its formation in 2004, the Pan-African Parliament has so […]

Gambia: Adama Barrow’s National People’s Party partners with Chinese Communist party

The National People’s Party (NPP), a new political party formed by Gambians President, Adama Barrow to bid for a second term has forged a partnership with the Communist Party of China (CPC). Local reports indicated that the Chinese assistant Minister of International Department, Li Mingxiang showered praises on the 2019-formed NPP, acknowledging how fast the […]

France-Africa Summit: African leaders gather in France to seek financial support

Scores of African leaders have landed in Paris ahead of the France-Africa summit which will be hosted by French President, Emmanuel Macron. The said summit will be attended by top lenders and European leaders such as the G7, G20, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other financial institutions. Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister for economy […]

Chadian army chant victory songs over defeat of North-based rebel group

Chadian military under the leadership of General Mahamat Idriss Déby, son of the deceased President of the country took to the streets of N’Djamena on Sunday, May 9th, 2021 to chant songs of victory claiming defeat over the north-rebel group. This follows weeks of battle with the insurgent group which identifies as the Front pour […]

Nigeria: Councilor uses car allowance to build a bridge for her community

A female Councillor identified as Hon. Onem Miracle Tyna has since received plaudits from the general public, especially Nigerians for using her Car allowance to build a bridge for her community. It is a norm that councilors are given money to purchase official vehicles for their daily work; instead of doing so, the councilor rather […]