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Minister Of Information & Culture Lai Mohammed Insists On Regulation Of Social Media

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday insisted that the Nigerian government immediately begin to regulate the social media space, citing that the nation is sitting on a keg of gun powder regarding the issue of fake news. The minister disclosed this while responding to questions when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee…

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Instagram Apologizes For Flagging Posts In Support Of #EndSARS As ‘False Information’

American social networking service, Instagram, has apologized for incorrectly flagging down contents in support of Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement as “false information.” In the past few days several Instagram users have called out the photo & video sharing social media giant after their posts aimed at spreading awareness about the anti-police brutality campaign were flagged by the company’s fact-checking banners.…

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ID Cabasa Cautions Influential People About Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation

ID Cabasa is making it clear that he’s not here for influential people, especially religious leaders who are building up theories and making claims that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) does not exist. In a recent post, shared via Instagram, the award-winning music producer said the fact that they are influential makes people believe whatever they say and…

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BBNaija’s Khafi Kareem Begs Public For Information About Her Brother’s Death

The past month have been tough on Big Brother Naija star, Khafi Kareem and her entire family, following the death of her younger brother, Alexdander Kareem who was gunned down by yet-to-be identified gunmen. In a footage of BBC’s interview with her family which she shared recently her mother broke down in tears while speaking…

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Man Who Charged At President Buhari In Kebbi For An “Handshake” Denies Attacking Him

Mohammed Jamil Bello, the alleged man said to have charged at President Muhammadu Buhari at Arugungu festival in Kebbi state, has denied attacking him. The Kebbi indigene who disclosed that he is emotionally attached to President Buhari’s outstanding virtues of honesty and only craved to shake him, also debunked claims of being tortured by operatives of the Department of…

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Lai Mohammed Insists There’s No Going Back On Social Media Regulation

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has announced that the Federal Government will not step down its bid to regulate social media in the country, the Nation reports. Lai Mohammed who disclosed this weeks after he denied the existence of a bill for the regulation made this known on Thursday at a press conference in Abuja, where he…

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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Daughter Of Yoruba Socio-cultural Organisation “Afenifere” Chairman

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has stated that it has received information that the daughter of the organisation’s chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, has been killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen. According to Punch, the spokesman for Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, made this known on Friday. According to Odumakin, the 58-year-old woman was heading…

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