Talk true, do you live online? – Gbubemi Atimomo

..thoughts on the internet and social media I first discovered the internet as an undergraduate. Luckily, I could find my way around a computer so navigating the net was not as challenging. The internet fed my curiosity: I was excited…

World Wide Web creator wants ‘Contract for the Web,’ (RT)

Internet pioneer Tim Berners-Lee has unveiled a nine-point plan to “save the internet.” Cooked up with the help of some of the web’s biggest players, it has something for everyone, but begs the question of who will enforce it. “If…

Hong Kong cabinet member floats internet censorship to contain unrest (Guardian)

Hong Kong’s government may censor the internet in a bid to contain months of increasingly violent pro-democracy protests, a cabinet member said Monday, after an emergency-law ban on demonstrators wearing face masks, failed to quell the unrest. The warning came…

Regret ke! I have no regrets about using my parents for ritual

My parents have done nothing for me apart from giving birth to me. Ok, they sent me to school. That’s it. I went to government college for secondary school and model school for primary school. But apart from that, nothing…

Naira Marley Issa jail! – Dami Ajayi

Naira Marley, the poster boy for Internet Fraud better known as Yahoo Yahoo, has also become its scapegoat. Called in for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a week ago, he is still in custody, awaiting arraignment…

Buhari sets ambitious targets for total broadband coverage of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potential of the internet and digital access for jobs, education, healthcare, identity management and to increase productivity in the public sector. To this end, the…

Four things they don’t want you to know about MTN/Visafone deal

Don’t you dare scroll up! Help yourself for once and read. You are wondering what the heck this is and that it is totally none of your business. In Nigerian parlance, may poverty and suffering not be your portion. Many…

Thousands rally in Moscow for internet freedom (Washingtonpost)

At least several thousand people are rallying in Moscow to protest against recent restrictions on internet freedom in Russia. Protesters flocked to a central street on Monday, which is a public holiday in Russia, to rally against authorities’ move to block…

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