#EndSARS: Autopsy Conducted On 99 bodies, Three From Lekki Toll Gate – Pathologist

   A consultant anatomic and forensic pathologist, Prof. John Obafunwa on Saturday told the Lagos state judicial panel on restitution for victims of SARS related abuses and other matters, that the coroners office conducted post mortem autopsies on 99 bodies between the October 20 and 27. Prof Obafunwa made this disclosure while testifying with … Continue reading #EndSARS: Autopsy Conducted On 99 bodies, Three From Lekki Toll Gate – Pathologist

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Nigeria’s #TwitterBan Sends Poor Message To Investors, Businesses – US

  The United States on Saturday chided the Nigerian government’s recent decision to suspend Twitter operations in the country. The Federal Government suspended Twitter operations on Friday after the social network deleted tweets from the official account of President Muhamamdu Buhari. The tweets, which Twitter said ran afoul of its policies, had referenced the country’s … Continue reading Nigeria’s #TwitterBan Sends Poor Message To Investors, Businesses – US

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At Least 66 Killed In Kebbi After Gunmen Attacks

  At least 66 people are said to have been killed in attacks launched by gunmen on several communities in Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State. The spokesperson of the state police command, Nafiu Abubakar told Channels Television that the attacks took place on Thursday, but information about the incident could not get out … Continue reading At Least 66 Killed In Kebbi After Gunmen Attacks

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FG Didn’t ‘Temporarily’ Ban Twitter Just For Deleting Buhari’s Tweets – Presidency

  The Presidency on Saturday said its decision to “temporarily” ban Twitter wasn’t a “knee-jerk reaction” to the social media network’s deletion of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweets. According to a statement signed by spokesman Garba Shehu, Twitter has long been accused of spreading “misinformation and fake news” which can have “real world violent consequences.” “The … Continue reading FG Didn’t ‘Temporarily’ Ban Twitter Just For Deleting Buhari’s Tweets – Presidency

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Bomb-Sniffing Rat Retires After Award-Winning Cambodian Career

  A giant African pouched rat called Magawa who spent years sniffing out landmines in the Cambodian countryside has stopped working and will enjoy a well-earned retirement eating bananas and peanuts, his employers told AFP. Magawa, originally from Tanzania, was trained by the Belgian charity APOPO which says the rodent helped clear mines from 225,000 … Continue reading Bomb-Sniffing Rat Retires After Award-Winning Cambodian Career

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Drogba Bags Honorary Degree From Cote D’Ivoire University

  Former Chelsea and Cote D’Ivoire striker Didier Drogba has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Sciences and Technology of Africa Network (RUSTA) in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. Drogba according to the university was deserving of the award in recognition of his contributions to nation-building and restoration of peace in his country. The … Continue reading Drogba Bags Honorary Degree From Cote D’Ivoire University

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#TwitterBan Is Clear Violation Of Democratic Rights – Reps Minority Caucus

  The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria by the Federal Government describing it as a clear violation of freedom of speech and other democratic rights and tenets as provided by the 1999 constitution. The lawmakers, in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House … Continue reading #TwitterBan Is Clear Violation Of Democratic Rights – Reps Minority Caucus

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Twitter Working ‘To Restore Access’ In Nigeria After FG Ban

  Social media network Twitter on Saturday said it was working to restore access those affected by the Federal Government suspension of its services in Nigeria. The Federal Government announced the suspension on Friday, after Twitter had deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari’s official account. “We are deeply concerned by the blocking of Twitter … Continue reading Twitter Working ‘To Restore Access’ In Nigeria After FG Ban

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India Warns Twitter To Comply With New IT Rules

  India on Saturday issued “one last notice” to Twitter to comply with new IT regulations that the social media giant says threaten privacy guarantees. Digital rights activists say New Delhi’s latest rules could be used by the government to identify authors of critical posts on social media sites. But the government argues they are … Continue reading India Warns Twitter To Comply With New IT Rules

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#TwitterBan: Buhari’s Government Has Thin Skin For Criticism – Ozekhome

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ozekhome, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has thin skin for criticism and cannot take ‘punches.’ This is in reaction to the Federal Government’s announcement placing a ban on Twitter operations in the country. Ozekhome in a statement on Friday titled, ‘When A Tottering Government Twiddles Twitter’ … Continue reading #TwitterBan: Buhari’s Government Has Thin Skin For Criticism – Ozekhome

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