Nigerian singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, is dead.
Nigerian government, through her regulatory body, the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has directed all media and broadcast stations in Nigeria to deactivate and de-install their Twitter handles with immediate effect.
Facebook has deleted President Muhammadu Buhari’s civil war statement for violating its community standards against inciting violence.
The Nigerian government, through the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has ordered the immediate prosecution of Nigerians accessing microblogging platform, Twitter, through a virtual private network (VPN).
Micro blogging social platform, Twitter, has pushed back on ban by the Federal Government.
Nigerians who wish to access Twitter following the suspension of the social media platform's operations in the country can alternatively use Virtual Private Networks.
The suspension of the operations of Twitter in Nigeria announced earlier today by the Buhari administration is not in keeping with democracy, the rule of law, and the independence of the media.
Pro-democracy, good governance and human rights group, Concerned Nigerian, has condemned the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria by the president Muhammadu Buhari-led government.
YouTube, a video-sharing and social networking platform, has announced updates to its terms of service, stating that content creators outside the United States who do not meet the stipulated tax exemption requirements will now pay a 24 per cent tax from all the revenues entitled to them for their contents on it's platform worldwide.
Nigerian business magnate and founder of Silverbird Group, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has partnered American film producer, Steve Mosko, CEO Village Roadshow, a division of Warner Brothers Studio, the producers of Ocean 8, Joker, The Magnificent 7 and Equalizer with popular American actor, Denzel Washington, to produce movies with African talents.