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We are buying Twitter from Elon musk – Cubana Chief Priest

We are buying Twitter from Elon musk – Cubana Chief Priest

Less than 48 hours after taking over Twitter, Business mogul, Elon Musk is set to be put to the test, as celebrity barman, Cubana Chief priest, claims that him and some other billionaires from the Eastern part of Nigeria, are preparing a bid to buy Twitter from the world's richest man. "We are making progress on submitting our offer to acquire Twitter from Elon Musk, with $70B. Billionaires from the East comprising myself, Obi and E-Money and the rest, we are coming.." Cubana Chief priest tweeted. Early this year, business magnate Elon Musk proposed to buy out Twitter, Inc., for…
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Billionaire Elon Musk reaches agreement to buy Twitter for $44bn

Billionaire Elon Musk reaches agreement to buy Twitter for $44bn

Billionaire, Elon Musk, has reached an agreement to buy Twitter for approximately $44 billion, the company has confirmed. Musk acquired the company at $54.20 a share, the same price named in his initial offer on April 14. “Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” Musk said in a statement included with the release. “I also want to make Twitter better than ever by enhancing the product with new features, making the algorithms open source to increase trust, defeating the spam bots,…
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Nigeria loses N499.32bn as Twitter ban hits 200 days

Nigeria loses N499.32bn as Twitter ban hits 200 days

Nigeria’s economy has lost N499.32bn to the shutdown of Twitter since it came into effect on June 4, 2021. On June 4, the Federal Government announced the suspension of Twitter after the social media platform deleted a tweet by the President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). Telecommunication companies had on June 5 blocked access to Twitter after receiving a directive from the Nigerian Communications Commission to that effect. According to the NetBlocks Cost of Shutdown Tool, Nigeria’s economy loses N104.02m ($250,600) every hour to the ban on Twitter. It has been 4,800 hours (200 days) since the social networking site was…
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Twitter removes VP Osinbajo’s post for copyright violation of Beyonce’s song

Twitter removes VP Osinbajo’s post for copyright violation of Beyonce’s song

Twitter has revealed that it has removed a tweet by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo following complaints by copyright owner Beyoncé Knowles. The social platform said that the tweet made on March 8 violated the American singer’s copyright. Mr. Osinbajo had posted a video with Beyoncé’s song Run the World playing in the background to mark the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration. However, the tweet did not attribute its content to Beyoncé, violating twitter’s copyright regulations. This sparked backlash from Nigerians who accuse the vice president of not focusing on vital issues affecting the country. In the heat of the backlash,…
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Twitter co-founder appoints three Nigerians to lead Bitcoin trust fund

Twitter co-founder appoints three Nigerians to lead Bitcoin trust fund

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has appointed three Nigerians to the board of the Bitcoin (BTrust) trust fund. Dorsey, who resigned as Twitter CEO in late November, formed the Bitcoin trust fund in partnership with American hip-hop star Jay Z. “I’m so grateful for you all and so inspired,” Dorsey tweeted on Wednesday while announcing the leaders of the Bitcoin trust fund. The Nigerians appointed into the Bitcoin trust fund are Abubakar Nur Khalil, Obi Nwosu, Ojoma Ochai, and South African, Carla Kirk-Cohen. All four have worked to promote bitcoin development efforts across Africa. Dorsey said a team selected the four…
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