Twitter | Search | |
tolu ogunlesi
Special Assistant to President on Digital and New Media | Head, | Tweets Personal
164,880
Tweets
2,379
Following
616,559
Followers
Tweets
tolu ogunlesi 5m
2020 certainly the best year for an idea like this. Do it quickly. Be advised that from 2021, when we resume normal life, we will not entertain this kind of suggestion.
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 12m
This not an excuse for Nigeria, but it’s worth noting how contexts might differ. Most Nig Agencies backed by Acts of an independent Parliament, which will need repealing. So restructuring more than merely administrative. Just saying. Again, not an excuse. We need to cut cut cut.
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi retweeted
Rotimi Olawale 7h
Are you a women's rights advocate? Have you applied for the Margaret Ekpo Fellowship program? Deadline has been extended. Please visit to apply
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 27m
Here’s what I’m saying. Check this out. Find out what the Fund is about, if you’re eligible to benefit from it. Don’t spend all your time ‘angrying’ or trolling online that you miss emerging opportunities, whatever they might be. My argument here:
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi retweeted
Government of Nigeria 2h
US$50M Nigerian Content Research & Development Fund Approved. The Governing Council of the has approved the establishment of a US$50 million Nigerian Content Research and Development Fund. Click here:
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi retweeted
BBC Pidgin 7h
Meet viral sensation “mama arsenal” aka 77-year-old Nasimot Amoke Hassan wey be superfan of Arsenal football club for di past 12 years!
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 36m
People, don’t play yourselves. Truth is, you don’t need to like to benefit from what his administration is doing. But you sorta kinda have to pay attention 😀:
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 42m
“Why you should pay attention to what governments are saying and doing” by
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi retweeted
REA Nigeria 1h
IMPORTANT: Request for Expression of Interest for the Rural Electrification Fund Grant 2020 through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Model. Access full PDF here .
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi retweeted
Netflix Naija 4h
You deserve to know that all of these fine titles will drop this week 📺 Survival of Jelili July 8 Stateless: S1 July 8 The Protector: S4 July 9 Japan Sinks: 2020 July 9 The Twelve July 10 Your Excellency July 10 The Old Guard July 10 Down to Earth with Zac Efron July 10
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 47m
New blogpost up, in my government communications series: “Why you should pay attention to what governments are saying and doing”
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 49m
Debt in question is debt owed (on behalf of ). ie LICENSE FEES. It’s currently about N7.8 billion, according to the NBC. Not debts owed banks or employees or suppliers, please and thank you.
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi retweeted
Fed Min of Info & Cu 1h
Replying to @FMICNigeria
c) - Any station that is unable to pay the balance of 40 percent indebtedness within the 3 months window shall forfeit the opportunity to enjoy the stated debt forgiveness.
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi retweeted
Fed Min of Info & Cu 1h
Replying to @FMICNigeria
a) - 60 percent debt forgiveness for all debtor broadcast stations in the country. b)◦ The criterion for enjoying the debt forgiveness is for debtor stations to pay 40 percent of their existing debt within the next 3 months
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 56m
Replying to @nbcgovng @NigeriaGov
The context to the Debt Forgiveness is this: According to , radio & TV stations in Nigeria currently owe 7.8 billion Naira in unpaid license fees. Predating the pandemic, by the way: So, a 60% forgiveness on this debt is a big deal.
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 59m
Replying to @toluogunlesi
According to the Minister of Information and Culture, who announced this today: “The debt forgiveness and discount shall not apply to pay TV service operators in Nigeria.”
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 1h
Replying to @NigeriaGov
This is in addition to 2-month licence-fee waiver granted to all terrestrial broadcast stations in May 2020 Also, going fwd, 30% discount on license fees for all Open Terrestrial Radio & TV services, eff July 10, 2020 All part of ’s Covid19 support for the industry.
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 1h
JUST IN: has approved a Debt Forgiveness scheme (license fees) for all functioning, licensed Terrestrial Radio and Television stations in Nigeria, effective July 10: 60% debt forgiveness on outstanding debt, on condition that balance of 40% be paid within 3 months.
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 2h
Replying to @toluogunlesi
Also building a new line in Sokoto. Started 2018, due for completion 2021. With a 48MW power plant. (And just completed a new line in Edo):
Reply Retweet Like
tolu ogunlesi 2h
Replying to @boomfem
Don’t be silly. What’s there to be sarcastic about?
Reply Retweet Like