Category: Social Media

SEE WHAT TEE MAC SAYS SOCIAL MEDIA HAS DONE TO SHOW BIZ IN NIGERIA

Veteran musician, Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli, says that social media has somehow contributed negatively to show-business in Nigeria. The professional flutist with cross – cultural Itsekiri and Swiss roots in an exclusive interview with LIB said that Nigerian artistes have been deeply influenced by social media platforms, where they flaunt their lavish lifestyle. In his words, ‘Facebook, […]

KATSINA APC, PDP TAKE BATTLE TO SOCIAL MEDIA

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina State have re-launched massive social media campaigns purportedly to woo supporters. Daily Trust observed that there has been increased politicking by both parties, using different names in a move to woo the young ones ahead […]

WE NOW MONITOR THE SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HATE SPEECH, ANTI-GOVT AND ANTI-SECURITY INFORMATION – DIRECTOR, DEFENCE INFORMATION

Abuja—The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military. Social media network Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche, told Channels Television that the move became necessary in the light of troubling activities and misinformation capable of […]

AUDU OGBEH DISCLAIMS FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has raised the alarm that some impersonators have been defrauding Facebook users with his name and photographs. Ogbeh in a statement by his adviser on media & communications, Dr. Olukayode Oyeleye, said despite several warnings, some impersonators have continued to open […]

NIGERIA TO CENSOR SOCIAL MEDIA SOON

The National Council on Information (NCI) has advocated the setting up of a Council to regulate the use of social media in Nigeria. The is as contained in a communique issued at the end of Extraordinary Meeting of NCI on Hate Speeches, Fake News and National Unity held on Friday […]

POLICE DETAIN JOURNALIST OVER FACEBOOK POST

Police detain journalist over critical Facebook posts Punch Newspapers / Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim / 2 hours ago Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The police in Katsina State on Saturday night detained a journalist, Danjuma Katsina, over postings on Facebook alleged to be critical of a newly-elected member of the House of Representatives […]