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The North’s Misguided Anger Towards Southern Governors

The North’s Misguided Anger Towards Southern Governors

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 12 July, 2021) Aye ti ba je! (the world has gone bad). A US dollar exchanged for N504 at the weekend. What this means is that your one million naira cannot buy two thousand dollars worth of anything. It will get worse going forward. On April 13, 2018,

Twitter Ban Complicates Government Credibility Crisis

Twitter Ban Complicates Government Credibility Crisis

Apart from condemnations coming in from Nigerians, organisations and the international community, the ban placed on Twitter may have complicated the crisis of credibility of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. After Twitter said it is a matter of concern that the government decided to censor the people, contrary to the dictates of democracy, foreign

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture

FG’s Suspension of Twitter Elicits Reactions

The federal government has come under attack following its decision to suspend twitter, the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture had announced the decision Friday citing an untoward attitude on the part of the technology company. The minister claimed that the social media network could be used

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, speaking while being briefed on the report by a team of scientists. 11th January, 2021. Photos: State House

FG, Microsoft New Partnership to Create 27, 000 Jobs in Three Years

A new partnership between Nigeria and Microsoft will create 27, 000 jobs, equip five million Nigerians with digital skills, and provide internet connection for under-served communities in the six geopolitical zones in three years. According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN the Nigerian government is leveraging on Microsoft’s experience in the

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Only PDP Can End Insecurity in Nigeria – Gov. Obaseki

Accuses APC of Mismanagement of Economy. Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday boasted that only the PDP that can help the President, Muhammadu Buhari, solve the major problem confronting it, and not his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. Obaseki, who blamed insecurity in the country on the “lawlessness and indiscipline” of the ruling

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