Must you table your matter on social media? – Gbubemi Atimomo

Thoughts on the rampant dependence on social media as an adjudicator of justice It usually starts with a buzz, most often on Twitter. Someone shares a message alleging that a person or organisation has wronged, hurt, or taken advantage of…

You wanna chill with the big boys? – Gbubemi Atimomo

…Musings on living above one’s means A friend of mine shared a story with me some years ago. She was HR Manager in a fast-growing company, and one of her employees, a middle-aged married woman with children, wanted to apply…

Sound Sultan’s brother exposes scammer who hacked late singer’s Instagram account

A scammer who hacked into the Instagram account of late singer Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has been exposed by the singer’s brother, Dare Fasasi. Popularly known as Baba Dee, Sound Sultan’s brother took to his Instagram page…

*Tinubu returns to Nigeria after 3-month UK medical trip (Punch)*Anxiety as ritual killings, Yahoo-plus, rape cases spread (DailyTrust)

Tinubu returns to Nigeria after 3-month UK medical trip (Punch) The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, returned to Nigeria on Friday after about a three-month medical trip to the United Kingdom, where he underwent…

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for six-hour Facebook outage

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has apologised for the “disruption” caused after its social media services went down for almost six hours – impacting more than 3.5bn users worldwide. The billionaire said sorry after an internal technical issue took Facebook, Messenger,…

Are online Friendships real friendships? – Gbubemi Atimomo

…reflections on social media friendships The first social media network I joined was Hi5, sometime in the mid-2000s. One of my cousins who lived abroad had sent me an invitation link. I wasn’t sure what to expect: I trusted her,…

*EFCC arrests ex-Abia gov Orji*Fawehinmi’s late son, Mohammed died from COVID-19 related complications -Family (Nation)

EFCC arrests ex-Abia gov Orji at Abuja airport (Punch) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The ex- governor, who has been on…

Messi refuses to celebrate passing 200m followers on Instagram in attempt to eliminate online abuse

Football legend Lionel Messi has refused to celebrate passing 200 million followers on Instagram. Instead, he preferred to draw attention to the battle against online abuse and bullying while addressing the impressive landmark. “I see I’ve just reached 200 million…

Depression: Ex-Kannywood actress says she may end her life in shocking Instagram post

An ex-Kannywood actress, Ummi Zee-Zee, says she may end her life as a result of depression. Zee-Zee, who took to Instagram on Saturday, said she is passing through extremely depressing times. She wrote, “I have fallen on hard times that…

Facebook acts after Welsh footballers racially abused

Facebook has removed the Instagram accounts with which Welsh internationals Rabbi Matondo and Ben Cabango were racially abused following the 1-0 win over Mexico on Saturday. Facebook owns Instagram and acted a few hours after Matondo had slammed the social…

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