Tag: twitter.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 – ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] This is a coming out story you’ll definitely want to read

It’s not very often that we have the opportunity to tell a coming out story here on the Sexuality Blog. ...

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AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Here’s the Tiwa Savage gender equality statement everyone is talking about (LISTEN)

A statement made by Nigerian superstar, Tiwa Savage on gender equality has become a topic on Twitter. In a chat ...

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ToluSeptember 30, 2017

Twitter’s 280 character limit; 2541 Boko Haram terrorists to be prosecuted | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

2,541 – The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami said a special prosecution arrangement has been put ...

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EzinneSeptember 28, 2017

The Thread: Nicki Minaj’s throwback tweet goes sideways; Twitter has a field day

Twitter can make gold out of anything. All it takes is a determined tweep (read troll) and a snappy, witty ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 28, 2017

Twitter says Trump won’t get expanded tweets for now

Following Twitter’s review of its tweet characters which will ensure a double in tweet words, the social media company has ...

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