Twitter seeking discussions to resolve suspension in Nigeria – Lai Mohammed and more
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Nigeria's government vs Twitter: The highs and lows
The suspension of Twitter in Nigeria has begun to take its toll on the country's economy. Already, small businesses that rely on Twitter to reach their audience are feeling the pinch. Banks, fintechs, and other businesses have also suspended Twitter customer care support. NetBlocks, a global internet monitor, said each hour of Twitter clampdown costs Nigeria about $250,000 (N102.5 million), bringing the daily loss to N2.5 billion. GuardianTV takes a look at the highs and lows of Twitter ban on Nigeria's economy.
World mourns Prophet T.B Joshua
The Founder of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, also known as Prophet TB Joshua, is dead. The prophet was said to have died on Saturday night in Lagos after a church program. Joshua was born on June 12, 1963, and plans were already underway for his 58th birthday.
Thai protesters call for end of monarchy on king's birthday
The king's passivity during the COVID-19 pandemic has made him the target of unprecedented criticism at home and abroad. As Thailand struggles to cope with the crisis, he is gallivanting miles away in Germany.
Buhari loses personal bodyguard to diabetes, Global confirmed coronavirus cases pass 2.5m and more
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3-year-old girl stabbed at birthday party dies
A 3-year-old girl who was stabbed at her own birthday party in Boise, Idaho on Saturday has died of her injuries. Police say she was among nine people stabbed by Timothy Kinner at an apartment complex that is home to many refugees.
Enrique is looks forward to receiving presents for his birthday
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is looking forward to receiving presents for his birthday but insisted he doesn't want a cake from any reporters.