Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

#BBNaija2020: Twitter Fans Calls For Erica’s Disqualification After Canvassing For Votes

by Gerald Onwukaon September 1, 2020
The Organizers of the Big Brother Naija Lockdown Season show has been urged to immediately disqualify Erica for soliciting for votes. It was heard from her conversation with house lover Kiddwaya who was for the first time selected for possible eviction on Monday night. Erica assured Kiddwaya that her fans will save him by voting […]

Outrage On Twitter Over ISIS, Al-Qaeda Plan To Penetrate Southern Nigeria

by Seun Adeuyion August 6, 2020
There is an outrage on Twitter, following the revelation by the United States (US) that Al-Qaeda and ISIS are looking to make an inroad into Southern Nigeria. Al-Qaeda is a transnational extremist Salafist militant organization founded in 1988 by Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam, and several other Arab volunteers during the Soviet–Afghan War. Al-Qaeda operates […]

Twitter Deactivates Over 7,000 “QAnon” Conspiracy Theorists’ Accounts; Hides Over 150,000 More

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 22, 2020
Popular social media platform, Twitter has removed more than 7,000 accounts linked to the “QAnon” movement over abuse and harassment concerns, saying Tuesday it will limit the spread of conspiracy theories by its supporters. The social media giant made this move due to concerns over the spread of falsified information from the deactivated accounts, which […]

#twitterhacked: Twitter Accounts Of Apple, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Others Hacked

by Seun Adeuyion July 16, 2020
The official Twitter handels of Apple, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and others were hijacked yesterday by scammers. The scammers were trying to dupe people into sending cryptocurrency bitcoin, in a massive hack. The list of accounts commandeered grew rapidly to include Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Uber, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, bitcoin specialty firms and many […]

CBN Discredits Twitter Handle Impersonating Its Director

by Seun Adeuyion June 29, 2020
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Sunday, described as fraudulent the operations of a fraudulent twitter handle, @YusufPhilipYila, purported to belong to the bank’s Director, Development Finance Department, Mr Philip Yusuf. In a statement endorsed by CBN’s Director of Corporate Communications, Isaac Okorafor, the impostor handle had been posting messages related to the bank’s N50bn […]

#EdoIsNotLagos: Obaseki Gains Support For “Moral Stance”

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 19, 2020
Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki recently came under a lot of political pressure as he battled the sudden enmity of former mentor, Adams Oshiomhole. Oshiomole, former Governor of said state, and current APC Chairman, had joined some social media users to castigate the current governor over allegedly falsified certificates. Obaseki was recently dragged before […]