Buhari, wife, Gov switch to Twitter Rival, Koo, Greet Nigerian on June 12

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, personal aides to the couple, Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his aides have signed on to an Indian microblogging platform, Koo, as an alternative to American microblogging and social networking service, Twitter. Platforms Africa reports that they have adopted Koo as a medium to greet Nigerians happy Democracy Day, barely a week after they deactivated their various accounts on Twitter. Since its launch in 2020, the app managers, checks by Platforms Africashowed, have been able to secure funding of around…

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Use Twitter, Go to Jail, Nigeria tells Violators of Ban

  Country’s Justice Minister Orders prosecution of Twitter ban violators as country’s bickering with microblogging degenerate   Nigeria has threatened prosecution, which could lead to jail terms, for any of hundreds of thousands of Twitter users in the country who violates the suspension it slammed on the microblogging site. Apparently to show the Government’s seriousness, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), Platforms Africa reports, ordered the prosecution of offenders of the Nigerian Government ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria.   READ ALSO: Outrage as…

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Buhari, Osinbajo’s Successors emerge in 660 days – INEC

  Here are reasons the Nigeria’s election umpire, INEC, fixes February 18 for 2023 General elections The Successors for the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and vice President Yemi Osinbajo are billed to emerge in the next 660 days. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, which disclosed this, added that the 2023 general election would hold on February 18, 2023. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu disclosed this Wednesday in a keynote address at a public hearing on a Bill for an Act to establish National Electoral Offences Commission organised by the Senate Committee on…

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