Posts Tagged ‘Social Media’

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 […]

Over 900 Chinese Social media accounts disabled over ‘deceptive tactics’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 20, 2019
Facebook and Twitter announced Monday that they had disabled hundreds of accounts of related to a state-backed social media campaign that originated in mainland China, all of which looked to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said in a blog post that it had suspended 936 accounts that originated within China. In a similar blog […]

Soyinka’s Son, Attacks Social Media Users Over Dad’s Flight Encounter With Young Nigerian

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 28, 2019
Hours after the social media outrage over a “seat” encounter between Prof Wole Soyinka and a young Nigerian in a United States-bound flight, the eldest son of the Nobel Laureate, Olaokun Soyinka, has come out to defend his father in a thank you note to Billionaire Tonye Cole. An oil magnate, Mr Cole, made the […]