Posts Tagged ‘Social Media’

U.S. ‘Looking At’ Banning Chinese Social Media Apps, Including TikTok — Mike Pompeo

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
The United State (US) is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok. This is according to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview with Fox News on Monday.  There have been rising tensions between the U.S. and China, as scrutiny on TikTok and Chinese technology firms continue to grow.  When quizzed […]

Coca-Cola Suspends Advertising On Social Media For 30 Days

by Seun Adeuyion June 28, 2020
On Friday, Coca-Cola announced it will be suspending paid advertising on all social media platforms worldwide for at least 30 days. “We are pausing” advertising, the company said, while clarified it was not joining the official boycott. According to a running list from Sleeping Giants, in the week since a group of organizations have called on Facebook advertisers to […]

Hadiza El-Rufai Demands Retraction of ‘Libelous Statements’ From Social Media Activists

by Seun Adeuyion April 21, 2020
The First Lady of Kaduna State, Ms. Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, has demanded an apology and retraction from Social media activists, under the name “North Normal Group”, regarding certain defamatory statements posted on Twitter and other Social media platforms. Recall that Mrs El-Rufai, last week, expressed blanket support for her son’s conduct on social media, saying “all is […]

No going back on social media regulation – Lai Mohammed

by Chuks Azotanion February 21, 2020
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that the regime will be moving on with its plan to regulate social media.  Lai Mohammed who disclosed this weeks after he denied the existence of a bill for the regulation of social media in an interview with an international news platform, said they have […]

Terrorists now use social media for recruitment, says Minister

by Seun Adeuyion February 12, 2020
Terrorist groups now used the social media platforms for recruitment of new followers to commit crimes in Nigeria, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has said. Pantami stated this yesterday while delivering a lecture on leadership in counter-terrorism and violent extremism at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja. The minister said, […]

Unraveling the Trump in El-Rufai: How Kaduna governor is hunting down Nigerian media

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 20, 2019
Like Trump, Like El-Rufai It is no news that the relationship between the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, and the American media is not rosy. Not a few times, President Trump has been at loggerheads with journalists, banning some of them from covering his Presidential dealings. For example, he once, in […]