Tag: Twitter

YNaijaNovember 25, 2022

Elon Musk announces gold, grey, blue badges for Twitter

Twitter’s billionaire owner Elon Musk announced Friday that the platform would be launching differently colored badges to distinguish between accounts. ...

YNaijaNovember 18, 2022

Chaos brewing at Twitter as it shuts down offices for the weekend #RIPTwitter

As announced in an internal memo to staff, Twitter will be closed until Monday, November 21. The firm did not ...

YNaijaNovember 10, 2022

We have no plans to ban any social media platform in the country however, we are monitoring recent Twitter developments – Lai Mohammed

The Nigerian government has stated that it has no plans to again prohibit social media platforms in the nation. Alhajir ...

YNaijaNovember 4, 2022

Twitter sued as Elon Musk begins massive layoffs

Bloomberg reported that Twitter Inc. was sued over Elon Musk’s decision to lay off approximately 3,700 employees at the social ...

YNaijaOctober 31, 2022

Twitter plans to begin charging $20 monthly for verification – Here’s what we know

Now that he owns Twitter, Elon Musk has issued his first ultimatum to the company’s employees: meet his deadline to ...

YNaijaOctober 28, 2022

Elon Musk acquires Twitter and fires executives

Elon Musk, the wealthiest man in the world, has acquired Twitter for $44 billion. Musk confirmed the takeover by tweeting ...

YNaija TodayJuly 9, 2022

Elon Musk is terminating the $44 billion Twitter deal, the company threatens to sue

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, announced on Friday he is terminating his $44 billion Twitter takeover bid. Musk’s legal team said ...

YNaija TodayJuly 1, 2022

Twitter Influencer Pamilerin reportedly spends a whooping N3.5 million on proposal Helicopter

Popular social media influencer, Pamilerin Adegoke is off the market. Pamilerin took to social media to announce his engagement to ...

YNaijaApril 21, 2022

Is Elon Musk’s Twitter interest still capitalism?

Elon Musk said he has lined up $46.5 billion to fund his bid for Twitter.

YNaijaApril 5, 2022

Electoral Act alone will not guarantee credible polls – INEC; Elon Musk acquires 9.2% stake in Twitter | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

*Report identifies key actors in lingering insecurity *Elon Musk acquires 9.2% stake in Twitter *Electoral Act alone will not guarantee ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Chronic insecurity, Banditry, Rising Inflation … The 10 Biggest Tragedies of the Year

This year was relentless. Is the country burning? The Alleged Rape of Keren-Happuch Akpagher 14-year-old Keren-Happuch Aondodoo Akpagher, a student ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: FGN vs Twitter, Adichie vs Akwaeke, Teni vs Shizzi…The Top 10 Beefs of the Year

Let there be carnage! 10. Tonto Dikeh vs Bobrisky Sometime actor, Tonto Dikeh and let’s face it, sometime actor too ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 28, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Facebook blackout, Olu of Warri, Obi Cubana’s cows…10 moments that broke the internet

We could not stop talking. Or Tweeting (until they stopped us.) Coronation of Olu of Warri There wasn’t a lot ...

Ado AminuJune 22, 2021

#TwitterBan: ECOWAS Court and the victory for human rights | #YNaijaCover

As if the unconstitutional absurdity by the Nigerian Government to ban microblogging site, Twitter was not enough embarrassment, the ECOWAS ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 4, 2021

Bird of Prey?: FG and #TwitterBan in Nigeria | The #YNaijaCover

The Nigerian social media space has served as a huge theatre all through the first week of June. From the ...

Chinedu OkaforJune 4, 2021

Youth Corpers killing Shekau for the 17th time, Citizens of USB | Funny tweets we saw from Nigerians today

Every day Nigerians take to twitter to blow off some steam, some speak their minds directly, while others use jokes ...

Chinedu OkaforMay 30, 2021

#NigerianIdol: Emmanuel shines the brightest, out performing other contestants

This Sunday on Nigerian Idol, the contestants threw it back to their childhood days, and they all did they turn ...

Chinedu OkaforMay 10, 2021

#NigerianIdol: Kingdom wins the fans over; for a second time | Season 6 Roundup

Last week on the Nigerian Idol Season 6, eleven contestants advanced to the next round, as they were deemed by ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2021

Jack of all ‘shades:’ Is Ghana or Nigeria, the Giant of Africa? | The #YNaijaCover

It’s another sad day for patriots and citizens with firm belief and hope in Project Nigeria with the announcement of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 14, 2021

Mortal sin?: Adamu Garba’s Crowee faces acceptability ‘wahala’ on the streets of Twitter | The #YNaijaCover

When Music Journalist, Joey Akan, on Wednesday, highlighted the possible chance of blogging platform, Crowee, gaining acceptance among young Nigerians, ...

EditorDecember 23, 2020

Profile of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; The Woman for the Job | Nominee for #YNaijaPOTY2020

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, 66 Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is in the business of making history. An economist and permanent fixture on ...

EditorDecember 22, 2020

Voices of a Generation: #EndSARS Protesters | #YNaijaPOTY2020 Nominee

Reviewed by ‘Gbenga Sesan October 2020 will always be one for the history books. For almost three weeks, young Nigerians ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 15, 2020

“Me as a…” The hilarious trend that has taken over Nigerian social media

Human beings are awesome creatures – argue that with God. There are those moments where we can’t help but marvel ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

Deborah: ex-BBNaija housemate, Kaisha under fire for ‘showing off’ with her maid

Some of the most beloved Nigerians are individuals who have shown that they can be kind and generous. It has ...

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 24, 2020

What is this inordinate obsession the Nigerian Government has with farming?

From campaigns by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to take over the presidency to victory and the eventual second ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 23, 2020

Elites jubilate as Cardi B comes to Erica’s rescue on Twitter

Since the end of the Big Brother Naija Lockdown season, fans of Erica, dubbed Elites, have always found one reason ...

Bernard DayoNovember 18, 2020

Have you Fleeted? | What Nigerians are saying about Twitter’s new feature ‘Fleets’

After months of test-running, Twitter has finally launched ”Fleets,” a new feature on the platform that many may recognise from ...

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