*Lagos police arrest three cultists, impound gang’s bus (Punch)*Lagos partners CIG Motors to establish world class motor vehicle assembly plant (Guardian)

Lagos police arrest three cultists, impound gang’s bus (Punch) Three suspected cult members, Joshua Ubokuho, Emmanuel Yusuf and Adewale Hammed, have been apprehended by the Lagos State Police Command and two cutlasses including an operational bus were recovered from them.…

*Police deny lawyers access to arrested #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters (ThisDay)*#OccupyLekki: It’s better to have protesters than bandits with AK-47 – Adamu Garba (Punch)

Police deny lawyers access to arrested #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters (ThisDay) A lawyer, Tola Onayemi, who provides legal aid for #EndSARS protesters has revealed that police is denying lawyers access to the protesters arrested in different batches at the Lekki Tollgate on…

Coronavirus: Twitter boss pledges $1bn for relief effort

Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter and payment app Square, has said he will donate $1bn (£810m) towards efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. According to Mr Dorsey, the donation represented approximately 28% of his wealth. He made the announcement…

*Lagos begins round two of emergency food response distribution (Guardian) *Fear grips medical workers as LUTH, UITH isolate 40 (Punch)

Lagos begins round two of emergency food response distribution (Guardian) Following the conclusion of the first half of phase one distribution of emergency food response packages to 20 local councils and 37 local council development areas, Lagos State said it…

Myanmar defends Twitter CEO blasted for ‘tone deaf’ tweets (Guardian)

Patriotic internet users in Myanmar have rushed to defend Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose tweets following a visit to the “beautiful” country drew global scorn for failing to mention the persecution of Rohingya Muslims. Dorsey posted a series of gushing…

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey criticised for ‘tone deaf’ Myanmar tweets (BBC)

Twitter’s chief executive has been criticised for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination despite widespread allegations of human rights abuses in the country. In a series of tweets, Jack Dorsey said he had travelled to northern Myanmar last month for…

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says follower count doesn’t matter (Metro)

Jack Dorsey has poured cold water on the idea that having lots of followers the aim of the game on Twitter. The bearded billionaire was giving a talk in New Delhi, India when he said that implementing the follower count…

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