Elon Musk removes Twitter verification badge from Osinbajo’s account hours after leaving office as Nigeria’s VP [Photos]


Elon Musk, the CEO of Twitter, has taken away the verification tag from Prof. Yemi Osinbajo’s account, the former vice president of Nigeria.

The verification tag, specifically designed for government officials, had previously been attached to Osinbajo’s account.

However, it has since been taken down, leaving the former President Muhammadu Buhari’s account with just the verification tag still present.

As of today, May 29, 2023, Osinbajo and Buhari officially ceded control to the new government headed by Bola Tinubu.

At the time of publication, it was still unclear why Twitter dropped Osinbajo’s verification tag but kept Buhari’s.

AIT chairman and owner, Raymond Dokpesi is dead

Chief Raymond Dokpesi, the Chairman of Daar Communications (AIT) and politician passes away on May 29th, 2023.

Dokpesi, a senior member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), reportedly died at the age of 71 in Abuja.

According to a source who spoke to The Punch correspondent, he had a stroke and died while being treated at an Abuja hospital.

The stroke occurred after the conclusion of the recent Ramadan fast.

Following the stroke attack, Raymond Dokpesi had been undergoing medical management and occupational therapy to enhance his daily functioning, but his demise came unexpectedly.

More details coming soon

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