Tag: Social Media

Social media pushing more Nigerians into migration than insecurity, poverty –IOM

Suleiman Idris- September 6, 2020

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Sunday that social media is a major tool influencing young Nigerians to want to migrate to foreign ... Read More

Social Media Week: Good sleep Enhances Productivity, Life Span

Henry Solomon- February 25, 2020

 Health and well-being experts on Tuesday disclosed that the lack of sufficient sleep may lead totalent disengagement, reduced productivity and reduction in life expectancy. The ... Read More

FG begins process to sanitize social media

Abdul Jimoh- November 6, 2019

The Federal Government says it has commenced the process of injecting sanity into the Social Media space to prevent it from setting the nation on ... Read More

NASS inaugurates New Media Forum, Yemi Itodo as President

admin- May 16, 2019

The National Assembly new media forum has been inaugurated, with a charge to members to adhere to ethics and professionalism. Speaking at the inauguration of ... Read More

Facebook uploads email contacts of 1.5m users, in error

admin- April 18, 2019

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be ... Read More

Social media can increase children’s unhealthy food intake, research suggests

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 5, 2019

Exposure to social media marketing of unhealthy food could lead to an immediate increase in children’s intake of unhealthy food with more calories, a new ... Read More

President Buhari Hails Chief Timawus Mathias at 70

Henry Solomon- December 6, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday 5th December 2018, felicitated with veteran broadcaster, columnist and media consultant, Chief Timawus Mathias, as he turns 70. President Buhari ... Read More

No terrorist attack at Murtala Muhammed Airport: Air Force, Police

admin- November 26, 2018

Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos: Both Air Force and Lagos Police Command debunk story of terrorist attack By Doris Esa & Moses Omorogieva The Nigerian Air ... Read More

Atiku to Kick-Start Campaign With Launch of Policy Document

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is to kick-start his campaign for 2019 general election through an address to ... Read More

Facebook To Go Hard on Fake News in Nigeria

AMT Tanimu- October 10, 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the National Campaign Against Fake News has received a boost from the Social Networking Platform, ... Read More

No Plan To Hike Universities Tuition Fees – Ministry

Abdul Jimoh- October 3, 2018

The Federal Ministry of Education on Wednesday debunked the news trending on social media that the Federal Government had approved the hike in tuition fees ... Read More

World leaders, Celebrities Lose Followers Following Twitter’s Account Rid

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump, his predecessor Barack Obama and American singer Katy Perry, the most followed celebrities on Twitter, lost an astonishing number of followers ... Read More

NOA cautions youths against false information on social media

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 9, 2018

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Monday advised Nigerian youths to desist from spreading false information on the social media that could trigger violence. Zubairu ... Read More

Lagos CP Advises Students to Live Lifestyles Free From Harm

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 23, 2018

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, on Wednesday urged students to live a healthy lifestyle to be free from harm. The News ... Read More

IT Experts Suggest Stronger Security for Accounts by Facebook Users

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2018

Some ICT stakeholders in Abuja on Friday called on Facebook users to learn how to secure their accounts from possible intrusions. The stakeholders made the ... Read More

Facebook News Feed Has 7 Changes

AMT Tanimu- January 22, 2018

CALIFORNIA: Last week I announced a major change to encourage meaningful social interactions with family and friends over passive consumption. As a result, you'll see ... Read More

National Commandant, Dr Dickson Akoh Seeks Presidential Assent to Peace Corps Bill

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 21, 2017

The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill to address youth unemployment and ... Read More

NDA’s Response to Alleged Absconding of Cadets From Academy

Henry Solomon- December 15, 2017

The Authorities of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) said it fully investigate reports on social media that says some cadets of the academy have absconded ... Read More

Update on Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative 2nd Week of December

AMT Tanimu- December 12, 2017

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Maiduguri: On December 8, the Senate Committee on Special Duties paid a visit to the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative. The PCNI ... Read More

Facebook Announced Important Things at Social Media Forum

AMT Tanimu- December 1, 2017

Today at the Facebook Social Good Forum we announced a bunch of important things. Eliminating all payment transaction fees for donations to nonprofits so now ... Read More