Tag: twitter.

Bernard DayoApril 23, 2019

Four important things we observed from the FUPA debate on Twitter

On Easter Sunday, Twitter was arrested by yet another contentious issue: a user on the platform @ladytiffs_ posted a full-length ...

Bernard DayoMarch 8, 2019

Here’s why Kadaria Ahmed’s tweet telling Nigerians to ‘live within their means” should offend you

Kadaria Ahmed, the TV host and journalist you’d remember from interviewing former presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, with such impressively sterile ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2019

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie now has a real Twitter account, so scammers be warned

Author, feminist, and unapologetic purveyor of controversies Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie now has an official Twitter account. This was reveal yesterday ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 14, 2018

In case Drake doesn’t know, Kim Kardashian shouldn’t be messed with

Media personality and star of the hit show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and wife of rap artist Kanye West, ...

Bernard DayoDecember 4, 2018

Nigerians on Twitter are turning their avatars to orange. Here’s why

Last week, I began to notice something strange on Twitter – profile avatars taking on a deep orange colour that ...

tosin adesinaAugust 16, 2018

#EndSARS: Social Media is proving yet again an important tool for social change

“Social media is a technology available to those criminally minded and we have to be careful about how we respond ...

SponsorAugust 9, 2018

The Future Project holds tweet chat with Samson Itodo, Segun Awosanya in celebration of International Youth Day

To celebrate the International Youth Day 2018, The Future Project joins other organisations to honour International Youth Day tagged ‘Safe ...

EditorAugust 2, 2018

This female presidential aspirant insists she’s not a feminist and we are still not over it

On Wednesday, presidential aspirant Eunice Atuejide and founder of the National Interest Party (NIP) declared on Twitter that she’s not ...

Alexander OnukwueJuly 30, 2018

How the 2015 elections may have led to recent Twitter suspensions

Last week, Twitter users this side of the Niger experienced a display of rare humility by a subset of that ...

Bolu AkindeleJuly 12, 2018

Pastor Poju Oyemade’s reply to a Twitter troll is the best thing we have seen from a pastor all year

There are trolls on the loose – that’s no news. The microblogging platform, Twitter, has, in the past few years ...

Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2018

Throw the Twitter debate series #NoDragMyGender into the fire and let it burn

What have we done to deserve this kind of social media hazard? Back in May, popular social media influencer Paul ...

Bernard DayoMay 23, 2018

We can’t decide on the hashtag we love the most: #FineIgboTwitter or #FineYorubaTwitter

As usual, the Nigerian social media landscape is always brimming with something noteworthy. In the past, we have seen the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2018

In another show of incompetence, the APC ‘loses’ its official Twitter account

A moment ago, some irregularities were noticed on the official Twitter account of Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress ...

Bernard DayoMarch 22, 2018

[The Film Blog] Black Panther is the Most Tweeted About Movie of All Time

Black Panther is now the most tweeted about movie of all time! Wakanda forever! With over 35 million tweets about ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 18, 2018

The scientist who defied death | See the top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 11, 2018

The Mushin child rapper with ryhmes for days; the Black woman who shattered Stanford’s glass ceiling | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 5, 2018

Zenith Bank partners Facebook and Mastercard to pioneer QR Payments on Facebook Messenger

Foremost Nigerian Financial Institution, Zenith Bank Plc has confirmed that it is in a strategic partnership with Facebook and Twitter ...

Alexander OnukwueFebruary 25, 2018

Street lovers turn models | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 21, 2018

[The Media Blog] What your favourite Social Media platform says about you

It was a high school friend that introduced me to the wonderful world of Facebook, even though I had heard ...

tosin adesinaFebruary 3, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Things are definitely not good with God is Good Motors

Success in entrepreneurship is definitely not measured alone by fiscal success alone but also by maintaining a culture of excellence. ...

ToluDecember 6, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Kiss Daniel describes G-worldwide’s claim to his stage name as “laughable”; Brymo declares himself “greatest Nigerian musician alive” | More stories

Here are the biggest stories that made the rounds in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – ...

EditorDecember 5, 2017

YNaija Editorial: #EndSARS is a clear proof of the power of social media

There have been a number of studies on what it takes to make a social media post go viral. The ...

EzinneNovember 28, 2017

The Thread: UNILAG Olodo fights back after @udala_ accuses him of rape on Twitter

Controversy erupted on Twitter after @uduala_ pointed accusing fingers at a Twitter influencer, @UnilagOlodo for raping her when she visited ...

EzinneNovember 21, 2017

The Thread: 5 hilarious tweets that will make your day

Got the work blues today? Calm yourself down with these hilarious tweets we found. Enjoy 1 When your enemies in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 3, 2017

Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account on last day of work

Twitter released a statement Thursday evening saying an employee had “inadvertently deactivated” President Trump’s personal twitter account. The removal of Trump’s account ...

ToluOctober 28, 2017

Cardi B just got engaged to Migos rapper, Offset and the internet is going wild already

Now you can no longer argue, 2017 is definitely the year of Cardi B. From hitting the number 1 spot ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 20, 2017

19 tweets that sum up how Nigerians feel about Rochas Okorocha right now

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, is certainly not the most popular politician in Nigeria, especially since he pulled what could ...

AzeezOctober 17, 2017

You are very stupid | Between Rochas Okorocha and JJ Omojuwa

A Twitter exchange between governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha and Social media influencer, JJ Omojuwa has gone viral. Recall ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 16, 2017

The Media Blog: And GreyRoomNG is trending on Twitter AGAIN

Remember GreyRoomNG, right? the podcast that made very good numbers in its first episode. They are at it again. After ...

AzeezOctober 8, 2017

The Thread: He’s super creepy | Twitter reactions to Nelly’s rape allegation

After being off the news for a while, rapper Cornell Haynes Jr. popularly known as Nelly is back. This time, not because he ...

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