Twitter ban: Ruling party advises Nigerian youth to develop their own social media apps

Nigeria’s ruling party, The All Progressive Party (APC) has advised the youth to develop their own social media platforms as an alternative to twitter which was banned days after the President’s tweet was deleted. This call on the youth was made by Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe who is the APC’s caretaker national secretary. According to […]

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 […]

Nigeria set to change its colonial name to United African Republic

West African country, Nigeria is considering a total rebranding by way of scrapping its colonial name “Nigeria” for a newly proposed name called the United African Republic. According to local reports, the proposal was tabled before a committee in Lagos by a tax consultant identified as Mr. Adeleye Jokotoye for hearing and further action. The […]

Three Nigerian Students Win Global Cloud and Artificial Intelligence Competition

Three Nigerian students from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) have been crowned winners of the global cloud and artificial intelligence competition organized by Huawei Technologies. The contest saw the participation of 150,000 students coming from 82 countries and a total of 2000 universities across the world. According to a statement by the the university’s vice […]

Nigerian Robotics Engineer Develops CET Drone to Detect Criminals

Dr. Olusola Ayoola, a Nigerian robotics engineer recently revealed that he invented a Carbon Emission Tracker (CET) Drone for aerial surveillance capable of sniffing criminal hideouts in caves and forest areas. He is the founder of Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN), an indigenous artificial intelligence firm based in Ibadan, Oyo State. In an interview […]

Nigeria’s Army Chief, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, Died In a Plane Crash

According to the Presidency, the Chief of Defense of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru died in a plane crash on Friday in the state of Kaduna. He reportedly died while on an official visit to the state-based in the Northern Region of Nigeria. The security status in the northern state of Kaduna, […]

“Igba Boi”: The scheme that creates billionaires among Igbo people of Nigeria

Africa as a continent has diverse and beautiful cultures. Fortunately for us, our unique differences have held us together in most cases over the years. Within the context of these beautiful cultures lies certain features or practices that promotes unity and collective growth. As we advocate for a united and very productive continent, we deem […]